Select Page


The Conference Committee is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing the annual conference, the organization’s largest professional development event.

Please keep an eye out for bi-monthly member eblasts that include important conference notices about session proposal deadlines and scholarship information and deadlines.

Specific committee projects include:

  • Serving as a volunteer at the conference
  • Soliciting, reviewing and selecting presentations
  • Planning the conference social
  • Organizing the college fair
  • Putting together the Local Counselors and Newcomers Breakfast
  • Helping with the pre-conference and Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) program

Keith Sanpei
Conference Committee Co-Chair

2020 Conference Committee Members

Dewey Wilmot, Budget
Megan Poston, College Tours
Phil Moreno, Conference Co-Chair
Deanna Kilgour, Conference/Registration
Myra Castro, Conference/Registration
Sarah Blank, Counselor’s College Fair
Jenny Umhofer, Housing
Nikki Chun, IDEA
MariaFernando Gomez, Local Counselor’s
Megan Carlier, Marketing: Guidebook
Annie Mills, Marketing: Signage
Garrett Addison, Marketing: Social Media
Brittany Baker-Brousseau, Pre-Conferences
Alicia Ortega, Scholarships
Marc McGee, Past-President & Session Proposals
Laura Stratton, Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Eli Shavalian, Social Chair
Shiraz Chavan, Sponsors
Nathan Mack, Student College Fair
Caitlin James, Vendors/Exhibitors
Allie Kvidera, Volunteers