• AASCU Staff

    AASCU staff listed in this directory have volunteered to provide their phone number and/or email address to assist those who have a specific interest in contacting them about association programs or services. It is not a listing of all AASCU employees.


    Office of the President

    Mildred García, Ed.D.
    President and CEO

    José A. Cabrales, Ph.D.
    Vice President and Chief of Staff
    202-478-4661

    Susan Borrego, Ph.D.
    Special Assistant to the President

    Tonja King
    Executive Assistant to the Office of the President  
    202-478-4647

    Matt Ceppi, Ed.D.
    Executive Director, AASCU Consulting
    202-478-4663

    Division of Academic Innovation and Transformation

    Teresa M. Brown, Ph.D.
    Vice President of Academic Innovation and Transformation
    202-478-4680

    Felice Nudelman
    Associate Vice President of Academic Innovation and Transformation
    202-478-7831

    Jacquelyn Jones, Ph.D.
    Assistant Vice President for Student Success 
    202-478-7837

    Melissa A. Welker
    Director, Student Success and Advising Partnerships 
    202-478-7815

    Lynn Brabender
    Director, Student Success and Service Provision
    202-478-4656

    Melissa Rivas
    Director, Student Success and Coaching
    202-478-7820

    Catherine Copeland
    Director, American Democracy Project (ADP)
    202-478-7833

    Don Betz
    Executive Director, International Programs and Global Initiatives
    202-478-7834

    Randy Bumpers
    Assistant Director, Student Success and Learning Experience Design

    Jody Dixon
    Assistant Director, International Education 
    202-478-7814

    Sufei Li
    Assistant Director of China / Asia Programs 
    202-478-7814

    Prateek Basavaraj, Ph.D.
    Senior Research Analyst, Student Success
    202-478-7828

    Nyala Watkins
    Program Manager, Student Success 
    202-478-4699

    Division of Administration and Finance: Accounting

    Jean Cibuzar
    Vice President of Administration and Finance
    202-478-4681

    Nhu Duong
    Controller
    202-478-4686 

    Allyson Lords 
    Senior Accounting Associate 
    202-478-7835 

    Division of Administration and Finance: Information Services

    Minh Nguyen
    Director of IT Infrastructure Services  
    202-478-4695

    Division of Administration and Finance: Human Resources

    Tamika Harold
    Director of Human Resources
    202-266-2531

    Division of Communications and Public Relations

    Kellee Edmonds
    Vice President of Communications and Public Relations
    202-478-4662

    Liz Martin
    Creative Director of Print and Digital Media
    202-478-4689     

    Alex Garvey
    Assistant Director of Communications
    202-478-4664

    Nikki Lyon
    Digital Marketing Manager 
    202-478-4668

    Division of Government Relations and Policy Analysis

    Luis Maldonado
    Vice President of Government Relations and Policy Analysis
    202-478-4651

    John Patrick Walsh
    Director, Federal Relations & Policy Analysis
    202-478-4653

    Division of Leadership Development and Partnerships

    Kathleen Scott
    Vice President of Leadership Development and Partnerships
    202-478-4644

    John Silvanus Wilson Jr.
    Executive Director, Millennium Leadership Initiative
    202-478-4645

    Danita Young
    Assistant Vice President of Meetings and Conferences
    202-478-4677

    Sheden Alsaaty
    Director of Corporate Partnerships
    202-478-4643

    Karusha Naidoo
    Director of Leadership Development and Millennium Leadership Initiative 
    202-478-4655

    Sara Gassman
    Program Manager of Leadership Development and Partnerships
    202-478-4675

    Felicia Durham
    Senior Meetings and Membership Associate  
    202-478-4673

    Grants Resource Center

    Erika Thompson
    Director of Grants Resource Center
    202-478-4713 

    Kenneth McDonald
    Program Associate of Grants Resource Center
    202-478-4708

    Richard Wellons
    Program Manager of Grants Resource Center
    202-478-4714