Board of Directors

NACAC is governed by a Board of Directors, experts elected by eligible voting members of NACAC. The Board of Directors, led by the Executive Committee of the board, has full power, direction, and authority over the affairs of the Association.

The board is advised by professionals who serve on a NACAC committee of the board, a national standing or special committee, commission, or task force appointed by the members of the board, to support well-informed and strategic decision-making.

NACAC's Board of Directors at NACAC Conference 2022 in Houston, TX
Vern Granger, Board Chair
Vern Granger, Board ChairDirector of Undergraduate Admissions, University of Connecticut (2021-2024)
Angelica Melendez, Chair-Elect
Angelica Melendez, Chair-ElectCollege Bound Advisor, Luther Burbank High School (TX) (2022-2025)
Ffiona Rees, Immediate Past Board Chair
Ffiona Rees, Immediate Past Board ChairDeputy Director, University of California, Los Angeles (2017-2023)
Jeremy Branch, Director
Jeremy Branch, DirectorSenior Assistant Director of Enrollment Management, Penn State Brandywine (2022-2025)
Tahirah Crawford, Director
Tahirah Crawford, DirectorSenior Associate Director, Director of Multicultural Recruitment, Columbia College (NY)(2021-2024)
Robyn Lady, Director
Robyn Lady, DirectorIndependent College Consultant, Standout College Apps, LLC (VA) (2020-2023)
Chris Loo, Director
Chris Loo, DirectorCo-Director of College Counseling, The Stony Brook School (NY) (2022-2025)
Beth Maglione, Director
Beth Maglione, DirectorExecutive Vice President, Board Secretary National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (DC) (2021-2023)
Sanjay Mitchell, Director
Sanjay Mitchell, DirectorDirector of College and Alumni Programs, Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (DC) (2020-2023)
Joseph Montgomery, Director
Joseph Montgomery, DirectorVice President of Enrollment Management (Emeritus), Tuskegee University (AL) (2022-2025)
Megan O'Rourke, APC Coordinator
Megan O'Rourke, APC CoordinatorAssociate Dean of Admission/Coordinator of Midwest Recruitment, Providence College (RI) (2022-23)
Edward Pickett III, Director
Edward Pickett III, DirectorSenior Associate Dean of Admissions and Director of Recruitment, Pomona College (CA) (2021-2024)
Mark Steinlage, Jr., Director
Mark Steinlage, Jr., DirectorDirector of Recruitment, Saint Louis University (MO) (2020-2023)
Don Yu
Don YuChief Strategy & Project Officer at Scholarship America (DC) (2020-2023)
Angel B. Pérez, Ex Officio
Angel B. Pérez, Ex OfficioChief Executive Officer, NACAC (VA)