Counselors to Higher Education Section Leadership

Chair

Michael Hemmesch
Executive Director of Public Relations
College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University
Collegeville, MN

Chair-Elect

Jeanette M. De Diemar, Ph.D.
Vice President
University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

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, Advancement Communications & Stewardship
Sacramento State
Sacramento, 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
Dick Jones Communications
Pasadena, CA
Brian Whitson
Chief Communications Officer
College of William & Mary
Toano, VA
Russell J. Yost, APR
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
College of Arts & Science
University of Washington
Seattle, WA