2019 NASPA Annual Conference

Planning Committee

Jason Pina, Ohio University (2019 Conference Chair)

As Ohio University’s vice president for student affairs and interim chief diversity officer, Dr. Jason Pina provides leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive range of programs and services. His purview includes 420+ staff, 3,300+ undergraduate employees, 13 departments and an annual operating budget of $127 million. Dr. Pina holds a doctoral degree from Johnson & Wales University, master’s and educational specialist’s degrees from the University of Northern Colorado, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College. 

Penny Rue, Vice President for Campus Life, Wake Forest University (Board Chair)

Dr. Penny Rue joined Wake Forest University as Vice President for Campus Life and Professor of Counseling in July 2013. She serves as Vice President for Campus Life, with a broad responsibility for the well-being and safety of our students and their commitment outside the classroom. Rue served as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of California San Diego for six years. She is nationally known for her creative leadership in strengthening campus communities. 

Ainsley Carry, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, University of Southern California
Wendy Endress, Vice President for Student Affairs, The Evergreen State College
Eric Felix, University of Southern California
Christina Gonzales, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of Colorado at Boulder
Susan Longerbeam, Associate Professor, University of Louisville
John Lowery, Professor & Department Chair, SAHE, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Sherry Mallory, Dean of Student Affairs, Revelle College, University of California - San Diego
Katie O'Dair, Dean of Students, Harvard University
Wiliama Sanchez, Residential Area Director, Oregon State University
Raquel Torres-Retana, Pasadena City College