Counselors to Higher Education Section Leadership

Chair

Michael Hemmesch
Senior Director of Public Relations
Saint John’s University
Collegeville, MN

Chair-Elect

Jeanette M. De Diemar, Ph.D.
Vice President for University Advancement & External Relations
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Immediate Past Chair

Matthew Nagel, APR
AVP, Content & Communications
Marketing & Communications
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Members At-Large

Lori Bachand, APR
Associate Vice President, University Communications and Marketing
California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA
Andrea Boyle Tippett
Director, External Relations
University of Delaware
Newark, DE
Michael Hagearty, APR
Director, Campus Communications & Special Events
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
April Kaull
Director of News
WVU University Relations/Communications
Morgantown, WV
Sheena McFarland
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
School of Business, University of Utah
West Bountiful, UT
John W. Morgan
Assoc VP PR
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
Tasha Neumeister
Communications Manager
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
Sean Rossall
CEO & Managing Partner
RW Jones Agency
Pasadena, CA
Brian Whitson
Chief Communications Officer
William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Russell J. Yost, APR
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
College of Arts & Science
University of Washington
Seattle, WA