Nicole Mirra (she/her/hers)

MCPA Past President (through December 2020)

Associate Director of Experiential Learning

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Bio: TBA    

 

Chris Ambrose (he/him/his)

MCPA President (through December 2020, then Past President through December 2021)

Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute

Bio: Chris has worked for the Johns Hopkins University system for over two and a half years. Having joined the Residential Life team at JHU Homewood, Chris worked with first and second-year residents on the Homewood campus where he supervised RAs, executed a residential curriculum, and was actively involved with LGBTQ+ Life and Multicultural Affairs. Chris joined the Peabody Student Affairs staff in December 2019 as the Assistant Director of Student Engagement. In his current role at Peabody, Chris leads New Student Orientation, manages clubs and organizations, advises the Peabody General Assembly (PGA), plans large scale events, and works to enhance the overall student experience here at the Conservatory. Alongside his full-time position, Chris also serves the larger field of Higher Education and Student Affairs as the current President of the Maryland College Personnel Association (MCPA), our state’s chapter of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Chris has been involved with MCPA since he was an undergraduate student and has continued with involvement since.

Chris graduated top of his class earning his Bachelor of Science in Human Services from Stevenson University in Owings Mills, MD in Spring 2015 and Masters of Education in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA in Spring 2017. Chris is a Baltimore native who is a lover of brunch, Demi Lovato, and his dog, Piper.

Jacqui Rogers (she/her/hers)

MCPA President-Elect (through December 2020, then President through December 2021)

Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation

College of Southern Maryland

Bio: Jacqui Rogers is the Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation at the College of Southern Maryland. In May 2019, Jacqui completed her Master of Arts Degree in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution from Salisbury University. She has previously worked at Salisbury University, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Wesley College. Jacqui’s salient Identities include: low-income, first generation college student, woman.

Michael Brick (he/him/his)

MCPA Treasurer (through December 2020)

Senior Research Analyst

Institute for Higher Education Policy

Bio: Michael Scott Brick is a senior research analyst for applied research at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP). His research interests include higher education in prison and the civic engagement of currently and formerly incarcerated students. Brick has spent his entire professional career in education, policy, and student affairs. With experience in college admissions, student services, and prison instruction, his commitment to expanding postsecondary opportunities for all individuals has served as the foundation for his career and life. Brick has taught leadership studies at the University of Maryland and taught a variety of subjects at correctional institutions in Maryland and Washington, DC.

Tasha Wilson (she/her/hers)

MCPA Communications Coordinator (through December 2020)

Case Manager

Johns Hopkins University – Homewood Campus

Bio: Tasha has worked for the Johns Hopkins University system since November 2018 as Case Manager at the Homewood Campus. Tasha currently serves as the Communications Coordinator for MCPA. Tasha received her Bachelor of Science degree  from the University of MD Eastern Shore (Princess Anne, MD) in Human Ecology, her Masters of Education degree from Towson University (Towson, MD) in Early Childhood Education and her Master of Social Work degree from Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD) in School Social Work,  Tasha is passionate in breaking down barriers and providing a pathway for students to expand their social and cultural experiences while navigating through the college process. Her practice is centered on equity and social justice approaches in fostering an inclusive culture in higher education.

Pooja Daya (she/her/hers)

Member at Large (through December 2020)

Mid-Atlantic Placement Exchange (MAPC) Co-Chair

Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO)

Bio: TBA

Dan Kelly (he/him/his)

Member at Large (through December 2021)

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Loyola University

Bio: Dan began working at Loyola in the fall of 2016 as the assistant director of student life for student conduct. As a Loyola alumnus, Dan had the privilege of attending Loyola as an undergraduate and obtaining his B.S. in Biology. In addition, Dan earned his M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University (JMU). At JMU, Dan also worked as the graduate assistant for sexual violence prevention and education in the University Health Center and as the graduate assistant for the Accountability Board in the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices.

Josh Martinez (he/him/his)

Member at Large (through December 2020)

Community Director

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Bio: Josh Martinez joined UMBC in July of 2019 as a Community Director. He works in providing an inclusive living and learning environment for residential students. He received his M.Ed in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University and his B.A. in Communication from Mount St. Mary’s University.

 

Jessica Oros (she/her/hers)

Member at Large (through December 2020)

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Johns Hopkins University – Homewood Campus

Bio: As the current Assistant Director of Student Conduct at Johns Hopkins, she is responsible for leading the efforts to educate students about academic integrity and community standards of conduct. Prior to joining Hopkins, Jessica was the Prevention and Advocacy Educator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA. She has a background in residential life, developing student conduct sanctions, and working with students in crisis. Jessica received her B.A. in English and Fine Arts from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Denver in Colorado.

Jenn Ramsdell (she/her/hers)

Member at Large (through December 2020)

Assistant Director of Transition

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Bio: Jenn is a proud New Jersey native who now calls Baltimore home. She has worked at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) since 2017 as the Assistant Director of Transitions, managing new student orientation programs, First Year Experience programming, and on campus leadership programs. Jenn loves Zumba, baking, knitting, and snuggling on the couch with her dog Chelsea. Jenn received her Bachelors degree in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University in 2014, and went on to earn her Masters in Education from the University of Maine in 2016.

 

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