Advising Business Majors Commission

About Us

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There are a number of ways that you can get involved in the Business Commission.  Please see the links on the right hand side for additional contact information as well as opportunities for involvement. 

Business Commission Members & Events

Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference
Business Commission members at a networking event at the Region 1 Conference

Business Majors Commission Mentorship Program

The NACADA Business Commission Mentorship program connects mentors and mentees for one-on-one professional development opportunities. Participants connect once a month to discuss challenges and opportunities as they work toward individual goals. This program encourages advancement and leadership within the field of academic advising.  To apply, complete a NACADA Business Commission Mentorship Program Application   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lynda (ldioszeg@umich.edu) or Stacy (soutlaw@elon.edu).

2016 Business Majors Commission Recognition Program Recipients

  • Samantha Horn - Purdue University Northwest
  • Li Hu - NYU Shanghai, New York University
  • Anna Kent - Purdue University Northwest
  • Keri McGee Portland State University
  • Jennifer McLamb - North Carolina State University
  • Anne Nelson - Clevland State University
  • Carmen O'Callaghan - Mount Royal University
  • Paula O'Malley - Edgewood College
  • Stacy Outlaw - Elon University
  • Allison Ramsing - Washington State University Vancouver
  • Becky Sanchez - Portland State University - School of Business
  • Doug Siegler - Portland State University
  • John Starkey - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Jacquelyn Trejo - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Jennifer Usis - ODU
  • Megan Van Hook - NC State
  • Chanelle White - Miami University

2015 Business Majors Commission Recognition Program Recipients

  • Kasey Hannah - University of West Georgia
  • Amanda Karls - Indiana University
  • Theresa Ling - Seattle University
  • Maureen Branca - Montclair State University
  • Jason Barkemeyer - University of Utah
  • Katherine Adolpho - Dixie State University
  • Marcia Smith - Miami University, Ohio
  • Sheriece Robinson - University of Mississippi - Desoto
  • Melusian Wright - North Carolina State University
  • Jane Hession - Gonzaga University
  • Chanelle White - Miami University, Ohio
  • Janet M. Spearly - Pennsylvania State University
  • Amy Sarcinella - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Mandy James - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Melinda Wickman - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Jennifer C. Usis - Old Dominion University
  • Dorise Gruber - Boston University
  • Jennifer McLamb - North Carolina State University
  • Becky Einolf - Portland State University
  • Nathanial Garrod - Portland State University

Current Chair


Marcia Smith
Miami University

How to Get Involved

Mentorship Program
To get involved in the Business Commissions Mentorship Committee, either as a Mentee or a Mentor, please contact Stacy Outlaw or Lynda Dioszegi

Writing & Research 
To get involved in Writing & Research as it pertains to the Business Commission contact Sarah Timko

Regional Representation
If you are interested in getting involved with the Business Commission on the Regional level, please contact Peter Leung

Contact Us
For information how to best discuss/share ideas that relate to the Business Commission, please contact Marcia Smith