NASAD Annual Meeting 2023: Elections, Appointments, Appreciation

December 2023


Members and friends of NASAD gathered in St. Louis, Missouri in October 2023 for the Seventy-Ninth Annual Meeting. The Association extends deepest appreciation to all those who were part of the volunteer effort that makes these meetings successful, an effort that includes preparing and making presentations, leading discussion, sharing expertise and insight, and much more.


Subsequent to action by the Membership and the Board of Directors during the 2023 Annual Meeting, we are pleased to announce the election, re-election, or appointment of the following individuals to office in NASAD:

Vice President
Peg Faimon, Indiana University

Secretary (Two-Year Term)
Troy Richards, Fashion Institute of Technology

Board of Directors
Two Members (Three-Year Terms)
Jeffrey Bellantoni, Woodbury University
Chris Garvin, University of South Florida

One Member (One-Year Term)
Seda McKilligan, Iowa State University

Commission on Accreditation
Jennifer Krantz, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Kate Bukoski, East Carolina University
Marie Bukowski, Wichita State University
Carlyle D. Johnson, Tennessee State University
Robert V. Robbins, Miami University

Committee on Nominations
Laura Vandenburgh, University of Oregon

Deanne Pytlinski, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Angie To, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Member, Committee on Ethics
Charles E. Boone, College of DuPage


The Association wishes to express its deepest thanks to those individuals who left office in NASAD in 2023 after serving one or more terms:

Secretary pro tempore
Judy Bullington, Belmont University

Chair, Commission on Accreditation
Matt Greenwell, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Public Member, Commission on Accreditation and Board of Directors
Wendy Nilsson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Chair, Committee on Nominations
Shari Rethman, Sinclair Community College

Members, Committee on Nominations
Mark Bartley, Howard University
Laura Vandenburgh, University of Oregon

NASAD is indebted to these exceptional individuals for their dedication and volunteer spirit, without which the Association’s work could not go forward.