Executive Board Members


Holly Herrera

Coordinator of Transfer Advising

Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

BS Management and Quanitative Methods Illinois State Univ. MEd Education Policy UIUC, PhD Education Policy, Organization and Leadership UIUC

Vice President/ President Elect

Melissa Franzen

Student Development Professional – Arts & Humanities/Honors Advisor

Lincoln Land Community College

BA Psychology- Illinois College; MA Human Developmental Counseling – University of Illinois at Springfield

Past President

Anjie Anjie Almeda

Academic Advisor Dept. of Health Sciences

Illinois State University

BS Community Health Education Illinois State Univ; MS Counselor Education, Illinois State Univ


StuStuart Robinson

Academic Coordinator, School of Public Health Division of Community Health Sciences

Univ. of Illinois at Chicago

BA Mathematics-Univ. Michigan, MA, Higher Education Administration-Eastern Michigan University


Myriah Benner-Coogan

Academic Advisor

Parkland College

BS in Organizational Leadership, Greenville College; MS in Training and Development Eastern Illinois University


Awards, Scholarships and Grants Committee Chair

Shelley Price-Williams

Coordinator of Student Services & Transitions

Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville

BA Sociology University of Memphis; MS Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Memphis; PhD Higher Education Administration, St. Louis University

Membership and Elections Chair

Valerie Brooks Wallin

Academic Advisor, School of Art and Design

Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Constitution Committee Chair

ElaineAtwoodElaine Atwood

Chief Academic Advisor, College of Applied Sciences and Arts

Southern Illinois Univ. – Carbondale

BS Marketing, Southern Missouri State; MBA Southern Illinois Univ – Carbondale


State Liasion to NACADA Region V

Moises Orozco

Director of Enrollment Management – iSchool at Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

BA Sociology, Law, and Society, UC Santa Barbara; MS Education Policy Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; PHD Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

At-Large Members (3 positions vacant)

Professional Development Chair (vacant)

Communications Chair (vacant)

Ex Officio Member

Teri Farr

Academic Advisor, Division of General Studies

Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

BS History, Illinois State Univ.; MS History, Illinois State Univ.


Dawn Huckelberry

Academic Advisor, Integrative Studies

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

BS Theater, MA Speech Communication, MA English and American Literature SIUE