Leadership Directory - Region 10

Region 10 is comprised of members from academic institutions in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
News from state organizations will be posted, so please browse through Region 10 website to see updates. You will find links to the state organizations, professional development conferences, resources and grants. Please see our bylaws below for information on structure, vision and goals of NACADA Region 10.

Region Chair

Joe Davis, Arizona State University, 480-965-5340

Region 10 Conference Chairs

Joe Davis, Arizona State University, 480-965-5340
Carita Harrell, Arizona State University, 480-727-7259

Steering Committee

Brandan Lowden, Colorado Liaison, Pikes Peak Community College
Pier Quintana, New Mexico Liaison, Santa Fe Community College
Kelly Medley, Communications Coordinator, Arizona State University
Tom Mabry, Past Region Chair, United States Air Force Academy
Ryan Braeger, Utah State University
Sarah Maddox, Colorado State University
Vance Phillips, Phoenix College
Jill Putman, Colorado State University
Kayla Armstrong, Casper College
Virginia Downing, Arizona State University

Conference Committee

Joe Davis, Conference Co-Chair, Arizona State University
Carita Harrell, Conference Co-Chair, Arizona State University
Raquel Fong, Social/Hospitality, Arizona State University
Brandan Lowden, Evaluations, Pikes Peak Community College
Virginia Downing, Program, Arizona State University
Shauna Dranetz, Volunteers, Arizona State University
Alicia Hayden, Proposals and Selection, Arizona State University
Blanca Loera de Avilez, Registration Onsite, Arizona State University
Orenda Griffin, AV and Meeting Rooms, Arizona State University
Ryan Braeger, Best of Region, Utah State University
Ibrahim Naim, Food and Beverage, Glendale Community College-Arizona

Region 10 Operating Principles

Mission and Purpose

NACADA Mission: NACADA promotes student success by advancing the field of academic advising globally. We provide opportunities for professional development, networking and leadership for our diverse membership

The Purpose of the Region: The Region’s purpose is to support NACADA’s mission by facilitating professional development activities, networking opportunities, leadership development, and member recruitment and service for the membership within their geographic area.

The regions propose activities to support academic advisors, faculty advisors and advising administrators within their geographic regions. Region members conduct annual region conferences, state, province or area drive-ins, promote NACADA membership and develop programs which fit the needs of their specific region.

Region Chairs, working with their steering committees, lead the functions of the regions. The following operating principles outline the responsibilities of the Region Steering Committee in accomplishing the work of the region and supporting NACADA’s mission.  

Here is a complete set of the Region 10 Operating Principles: