ASHE Elections 2019

In accordance with the ASHE Bylaws and ASHE Conflict of Interest Policy, presented below are the slate of nominees for the ASHE Board of Directors as well as each of the four ASHE Councils. 

In casting your ballot, we ask you to consider the vast diversity of ideas and perspectives, backgrounds and values, communities, and commitments that our Association represents.

Questions can be directed to ASHE Executive Director Dr. Jason P. Guilbeau at jason@ashe.ws.


Voting

Voting will begin on Wednesday, July 10 and end on Monday, August 12 at Noon Pacific. All current ASHE members are eligible to vote for ASHE President-Elect, Members-at-Large, and Graduate Student Representative. Those ASHE members who are members of an ASHE Council(s) are eligible to vote for those respective offices. You are able to select your Council membership on your ASHE Profile when you log-in at https://www.ashe.ws/login.asp.

Each active ASHE member was emailed a unique and anonymous voting link through Qualtrics. You must use this link to cast your ballot. If you are a member of a Council(s), those ballots will automatically populate.

ASHE Board of Directors

[click here to read Board of Directors nominee statements]
President Elect
  • Jay R. Dee, Professor of Higher Education, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • D-L Stewart, Professor & Co-Chair of Student Affairs in Higher Education, School of Education, Colorado State University
Members at Large (2 positions) 
  • Natasha N. Croom, Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, Clemson University
  • Gina A. Garcia, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
  • Heather J. Shotton, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma
  • Judy Marquez Kiyama, Associate Professor, University of Denver
Graduate Student Representative
  • Stephanie Aguilar-Smith, Doctoral Student in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University
  • Dajanae Palmer, PhD Student, Indiana University, Bloomington

Council for Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP)

[click here to read CAHEP nominee statements]
Chair
  • MaryBeth Walpole, Professor of Higher Education and Chair of the Educational Services and Leadership Department, Rowan University
  • *Since there is only one nominee, CAHEP members have the option to write in a nominee on the ballot.
Vice Chair 
  • Beth Bukoski, Associate Professor of Practice and Co-coordinator for the Program in Higher Education Leadership (PHEL), The University of Texas at Austin
  • Tracy Pascua Dea, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success, Saint Mary’s College of California
  • Leslie Jo (LJ) Shelton, Assistant Professor of Higher Education and HIED M.Ed. Program Coordinator, University of Arkansas

Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP)

[click here to read CEP nominee statements]
Chair
  • Lissa Ramirez-Stapleton, Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies and Core Faculty in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program, California State University, Northridge
  • *Since there is only one nominee, CEP members have the option to write in a nominee on the ballot.
Secretary
  • Nadrea Njoku, Senior Research Associate, United Negro College Fund
  • *Since there is only one nominee, CEP members have the option to write in a nominee on the ballot.

Council for International Higher Education (CIHE)

[click here to read CIHE nominee statements]
Vice Chair
  • Antigoni Papadimitriou, Assistant Professor of Leadership, Johns Hopkins University
  • Adam TM Wyatt, Associate Professor of Integrated Medical Sciences at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University 
Members at Large (2 positions)
  • Meseret F. Hailu, Incoming Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
  • Charles Mathies, Academy of Finland Research Fellow, Finnish Institute for Educational Research; University of Jyväskylä
  • Chrystal A. George Mwangi, Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Radomir "Ray" Mitic, Postdoctoral Researcher, Council of Graduate Schools
  • ​Melissa Whatley, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, North Carolina State University

Council for Public Policy in Higher Education

[click here to read CPPHE nominee statements]
Vice Chair 
  • Monique O. Ositelu, Senior Policy Analyst, Higher Education, New America
  • DeShawn Preston, Research Associate, United Negro College Funds
Secretary
  • Sosanya Jones, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Howard University
  • *Since there is only one nominee, CPPHE members have the option to write in a nominee on the ballot.
Members at Large (2 positions)
  • Frank Fernandez, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, University of Mississippi
  • Kelly Rosinger, Assistant Professor, Penn State University
  • Raquel Muñiz, Assistant Professor of Law and Education Policy, Liaison to the College of Law, and Program Coordinator for the Law and Education Dual Degree Program, Boston College, Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education
  • Amanda Rutherford, Assistant Professor, Indiana University - Bloomington