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 and complete the volunteer interest form.

Collaboratives Team

Team Chair:

Amy Van Der Werf, University of Northwestern, St. Paul 

Member List:

  • John Beck,
    Career Services Collaborative
  • Andy Hall, Northwest University,
    Student Leadership Development
  • Jesse Torres, Fresno Pacific University,
    Commuter Student Services Collaborative
  • Jonathan Yorkowitz, Hardin Simmons University,
    New Professionals Collaborative
  • Lynn Reinhold, Fresno Pacific University,
    First Year Experience and Orientation
  • Jesse Brown, Huntington University (not pictured)
    Carlton Mitchell, LeTourneau (not pictured),
    Multicultural Interests Collaborative

Purpose:


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

 

 

Diversity Team

Team Chair:

Daryl Hawkins, Eastern University


Member List:

  • Jesse Brown, Huntington University
  • Bruce Morgan, Bryan College 
  • Jamica Nadina Love, Roxbury Community 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
  • Jessica Correl, Trinity Luthern
  • Greg Brock, Northwest Christian University
  • Daniel Clapp, Westmont College
  • Paul Chelsen, Wheaton College (not pictured)

Advisors:

  • Paul Blezien of Crown
  • Timothy Arens of Moody

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:

Kimberly Thornbury, The King’s College

Member List:

  • Stephanie Santarosa, University of Utah
  • Damon Seacott, Spring Arbor University
  • Lyndsay Grimm, Westmont College
  • Jonathan Yorkowitz, Hardin-Simmons University
  • Chris Confer, Anderson University
  • Neil Best, Geneva College
  • Drew Moser, Taylor University (not pictured)

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:

Steve Ivester, Wheaton College

 

Member List:

  • Drew Moser, Taylor University
  • Tim Herrman, Taylor University
  • Skip Trudeau, Taylor University
  • Todd Ream, Taylor University (not pictured)

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.