Service

I participate in a variety of service activities to the profession, Kansas State University, the College of Education, and the Department of Special Education, Counseling, & Student Affairs. I will highlight some of my service below.

Service to University, College, & Department (snapshot)

Service to the Profession

  • Inaugural Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Athlete Development and Experience (2018-2021)
  • Incoming Chair, NACADA-NCAA Advisory Board (2018-2020)
  • Division Director for Professional Development, N4A Board of Directors (2018-Present)
  • Academic Integrity Assessment Consultant, N4A: The National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (2017-Present)
  • Editorial Board Member, NACADA Journal (2017-2020)
  • Inaugural Editorial Board Member, Journal of Higher Education Athletics and Innovation (2015-Present)
  • Secretary/Treasurer, American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Research Focus on Education and Sport Special Interest Group (SIG) (2016-2019)
  • Member-at-Large, NACADA-NCAA Advisory Board (2015-2017, 2017-2018)
    • Chair, Content Review sub-committee for NCAA Academic Success and the Student-Athlete online course
  • Research Committee Chair, N4A: The National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (2015-2017)
    • Established partnership with the University of Washington's Center for Leadership in Athletics to disseminate monthly research briefs designed for practitioners
    • Encouraged a culture of research to inform practice
  • AERA Session Chair, Promising Programs and Practices to Support College Athlete Development (2017)
  • Texas Higher Education Symposium Discussant, Institutional and Family Support for Minority Males, Latina/os, and Non-Traditional Students (2016)
  • Case Study Competition Judge (Graduate Level), College Sports Research Institute (CSRI) Conference (2016)
  • Monograph Proposal Reviewer, Routledge Books (2015)
  • Conference Proposal Reviewer, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), AERA, Conference on the First-Year Experience, NACADA (2014-Present)
  • Secretary, N4A Region V (2011-2013)
  • Board of Directors/National Convention Program Planner, N4A (Salt Lake City 2010 National Conference) (2009-2010)
  • Co-Chair, Life Skills (now Student-Athlete Development) Committee, N4A (2008-2009)
  • Conference Coordinator, N4A Region V (Las Vegas Regional Conference) (2008)

Professonal Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
  • College Sports Research Institute (CSRI)
  • N4A: The National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A)
  • NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA)

Conferences Attended

  • AERA - National 2017 & 2018
  • ASHE - National 2013 -2014 & 2017, Athletics Pre-Conference 2014-2015 & 2017
  • Black Student-Athlete Summit - National 2015 & 2017
  • Conference on the First-Year Experience - National 2015
  • CSRI - National 2013 & 2016
  • NACADA/Advising Conferences - International 2018, National 2015, 2017, & 2018, Regional 2016, State 2008 & 2010
  • N4A - National 2006-2012 & 2015-2018, Regional 2008 & 2018
  • NCAA - Career Connections 2005, Regional Rules 2010 & 2014
  • Texas Higher Education Symposium - 2016