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UMR-ACUHO Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is charged with overseeing the business and on-goings of the Association.  The Committee is committed to sustaining an Association that provides inclusive opportunities for education and networking with Residence Life and Housing professionals within the Upper Midwest Region.


Torin Akey (He/Him)
Minnesota State University - Mankato

Immediate Past President

Greg Thompson (He/Him)
University of Iowa 

Vice President/President Elect

Jacque McKenna (She/Her)
The University of Kansas 


Becky Wilson (She/Her)
University of Iowa 


Mandie Craven (She/Her)
Wichita State University 

State Membership Coordinator

Alyssa Bolante (They/Them)

State Membership Coordinator

Dana Fritz (She/Her)

Inclusion & Equity Coordinator

Keniese Evans (She/Her)
University of Iowa 

Corporate Partnership Coordinator

Gaith Hijazin (He/Him)
Hamline University 

Technology & Sustainability Coordinator

Melissa Shugarman (She/Her)
Gustavus Adolphus College 

Executive Board 2019