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LEADERSHIP TEAM

LEADERSHIP

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

The NSLS Leadership Team brings together years of experience in education, leadership training and professional development. Drawing on decades of industry knowledge, we built a powerful community and a step-by-step program that teaches students the skills they need to become a world-changing leader.

Gary Tuerack, Founder and Chief Visionary

FOUNDER AND CHIEF VISIONARY

Gary Tuerack

Charles Knippen, National President

National President

Charles Knippen

Tierney Wade, National Vice President

National Vice President

Tierney Wade

Sean Anderson, National VP of Technology

NATIONAL VP OF TECHNOLOGY

Sean Anderson

Devin Lasker, Director Of National Partnerships

Director Of National Partnerships

Devin Lasker

Amy Westby, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Education

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND EDUCATION

Amy Westby

 
Shahla Akbari, Director of Chapter Support

DIRECTOR OF CHAPTER SUPPORT

Shahla Akbari

Erica Phelps, Director of Organizational Excellence and Member Experience

DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE AND MEMBER EXPERIENCE

Erica Phelps

Marissa Curry, Director of Program Development

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Marissa Curry

Learning Guild Members

Bethany VanBenschoten, Utica College

Utica College

Bethany VanBenschoten

Dan Balski

Arapahoe Community College

Dan Balski

Dr. Stacey Malaret, University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

Dr. Stacey Malaret

Sammie Walker Herrera, University of Florida

University of Florida

Sammie Walker Herrera

Tammy Salmon-Stephens, University of Wisconsin, Platteville

University of Wisconsin, Platteville

Tammy Salmon-Stephens

Lindsay Taylor

DeVry University-Southeast

LINDSAY TAYLOR

T Burston

Clayton State University

TIFFANY BURSTON

Demyia Graham

Alcorn State University

DEMYIA GRAHAM

LaShaundra Randolph

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

LASHAUNDRA RANDOLPH

Jan Reimer

Saint Peter's University

JAN REIMER

Clarissa Lang

Frostburg State University

CLARISSA LANG

Jolanda Taylor

Baton Rouge Community College

JOLANDA TAYLOR

Chastity Richmond-2

Northeast Lakeview College

CHASTITY RICHMOND

Alison Fox

Pellissippi State Community College

ALISON FOX

TBA-2

Lake Land College

VALERIE LYNCH

TBA-2

St. Petersburg College

STEPHANIE HENNINGSEN

TBA-2

Jackson State University

MARTHA TCHOUNWOU

Amy Westby, National Office

National Office

Amy Westby

Danielle DiFiore, National Office

National Office

Danielle DiFiore

Maggie Burns, National Office

National Office

Maggie Burns

Pam Farago, National Office

National Office

Pam Farago

Paul Ayala

National Office

PAUL AYALA

Christina Joseph

National Office

CHRISTINA JOSEPH

Director's Circle

Allison Gill, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Allison Gill

Merrimack College

Brian Mitra Ed. D, Dean of Student Affairs

Dean of Student Affairs

Brian Mitra Ed. D

Kingsborough Community College

Cindy T. Kozil, Vice President, Enrollment and Retention

Vice President, Enrollment and Retention

Cindy T. Kozil

Dean College

Darcey Kemp, Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Engagement

Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Engagement

Darcey Kemp

College of St. Rose

Dr. Christine Quemuel, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Director of Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Director of Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity

Dr. Christine Quemuel

University of Hawaii Manoa

Dr. Daria Graham, University of Dayton

Dr. Daria Graham

University of Dayton

Dr. Karen L. Pennington, Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life

Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life

Dr. Karen L. Pennington

Montclair State University

Dr. Kate Mueller, Vice President of Student Services

Vice President of Student Services

Dr. Kate Mueller

Coastline College

Dr. Scheherazade W. Forman, Dean of Student Success and Engagement

Dean of Student Success and Engagement

Dr. Scheherazade W. Forman

Prince George's Community College

Dr. Scott Peska, Assistant Vice President of Student Services

Assistant Vice President of Student Services

Dr. Scott Peska

Waubonsee Community College

Dr. Walter McCollum, Executive Director/Dean Student Affairs

Executive Director/Dean Student Affairs

Dr. Walter McCollum

Walden University

Julie Ogren, Director, Student Organizations & Planning

Director, Student Organizations & Planning

Julie Ogren

Walden University

Kathryn T. Hutchinson, Vice President for the Division of Student Affairs

Vice President for the Division of Student Affairs

Kathryn T. Hutchinson

St. John's University

Kemal Atkins Ed. D., Vice President for Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs

Kemal Atkins Ed. D.

Keene State College

Laura Corddry, Associate Vice President, Student Experience

Associate Vice President, Student Experience

Laura Corddry

Southern New Hampshire University

Pete Smith-Hisler, Vice President for Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs

Pete Smith-Hisler

Valley City State University

Sheila Burkhalter, Vice President for Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs

Sheila Burkhalter

Winthrop University

Erica Phelps, Director of Support Services

Director of Support Services

Erica Phelps

NSLS

Marissa Curry, Director of Program Development

Director of Program Development

Marissa Curry

NSLS

Shahla Akbari, Director of Chapter Support & Events

Director of Chapter Support & Events

Shahla Akbari

NSLS