Leadership Teams

Leadership Teams keep ACSD actively serving our members! An Executive Committee Member gives oversight to each Team. The Team Chair works with team members to bring value to members within our organization. Below you will find each teams purpose statement and can meet team members of our existing teams. Team size, appointment and length of service varies. If you have questions about a Leadership team, please contact the appropriate Team Chair. If you are interested in serving within ACSD, please visit the Participate tab on our site to discover opportunities.

Collaboratives Team

Team Chair:

Amy VanDerWerf Carroll,
University of Northwestern, St. Paul 

Member List:

Purpose:


The Collaborative team exists to provide vision and guidance in developing opportunities for ACSD members to interact around specific Collaborative topics

 

 

Diversity Team

Team Chair:

Rodney Sisco, Wheaton College


Member List:

  • Jason Cha, Westmont College

  • Matthew Hooper, William Jessup University

     

  • Yicaury Melo, Gordon College

     

  • Comfort Olugbuyi, Palm Beach Atlantic University

     

  • Kevin Villegas, Messiah College

Purpose:


The Diversity team exists to promote and support the execution and direction of the organization’s mission, vision, and values as it incorporates diversity and inclusion strategies and objectives to ensure diversity and inclusion is implemented into all aspects of the organization’s operations.

 

 

Finance Team

Team Chair:

André Broquard, John Brown University

Member List:

  • Jason Stephens, Houghton College

  • Greg Brock, Northwest Christian University

  • Dauthen Keener, Concordia University

Advisors:

  • Paul Chelsen, Wheaton College 

  • Timothy Arens, Moody Bible Institute

Purpose:


The Finance team exists to provide vision and guidance to the financial matters that concern or impact the association. This includes investment strategies, banking options, and fiscal policy.

 

 

Professional Development Team

Team Chair:

Kim Stave, Multnomah University

Member List:

  • Stu Cleek, Westmont College (New Professionals Retreat)

  • Lyndsay Grimm, Grove City College (Women’s Professional Development)

  • Michelle Kratzer, Asbury University (Webinar Facilitation)

  • Damon Seacott, Spring Arbor University (Mid Professionals Retreat)

Purpose:


The professional development leadership team considers ideas for webinar or live conference topics and speakers. They assist with the marketing of the professional development opportunities. In addition, they help provide best practice advice to our current ACSD placement service. Finally, they provide historical context, current best practices and ideas for future ideas for the annual new professional and mid-level professional conferences. Periodic e-mails and “anytime meeting” phone calls. Each year, the team also meets the Monday afternoon before ACSD begins for brainstorming and planning about the needs of our members.

 

 

Scholarship Team

Team Chair:

Drew Moser, Taylor University

Member List:

  • Tim Herrman, Taylor University

  • Skip Trudeau, Taylor University

  • Todd Ream, Taylor University 

  • Ted Cockle, Baylor University

Purpose:

 

The scholarship team considers ideas for advancing scholarship and learning resources and opportunities for the association. They help provide best practice advice to our current editors for the Growth Journal, Monograph Series, and ACSD Ideas online. In addition, they provide historical context, current best practices and ideas for future research projects, benchmarking data collection and reporting as well as capturing research collected from various graduate programs. The team will correspond via periodic e-mails and “anytime meeting” phone calls. Each year, the team will meet the Monday afternoon before ACSD begins for brainstorming and planning about the needs of our members.

Social Media Team

Team Liaison:

Corey Ross, ACSD President Elect, University of Sioux Falls 

Member List:

  • Eric Fehr, Ohio Christian University

  • Jonathan Yorkowitz, University of Indianapolis 

Purpose:

 

The social media leadership team seeks to promote the mission and vision of ACSD, to connect our membership, and to share our work externally through the strategic use of social media.