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The National CCAA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors serves to further the mission of the National CCAA, promoting the value of Catholic higher education and serving students, parents and counselors. In addition to the executive director of the National CCAA, the Board is comprised of admission and enrollment leaders from member institutions and secondary school counselors from Catholic high schools.

Executive board 2016-17


Erin Hays, Director of Undergraduate Admission, Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)


Evan Lipp, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Assumption College (Worcester, MA)


Bob Mundy, Director of Admissions, University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)


Arthur Ortiz, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX)


Stacy Ledermann, Director of Freshman Admissions, St. John Fisher College (Rochester, NY)

Executive Director

Joyce Masek, The National CCAA (New Albany, OH)

Regional coordinators 2016-17

*See below for states in each region

Mid-Atlantic I

Cathy Anderson, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, Niagara University (Niagara University, NY)

Mid-Atlantic II

Michele Diehl, Director of Undergraduate Admission, Gwynedd Mercy University (Gwynedd Valley, PA)

Midwest I

Karen Backes, Dean of Admission, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University (Collegeville, MN)

Midwest II

Jean Gilman Cox, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission, Saint Louis University (Saint Louis, MO)

New England



Tracy Manier, Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Admission, St. Edward's University (Austin, TX)


Eva Blanco Masias, Dean of Undergraduate Admission, Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)


James Dewey-Rosenfeld, Dean of Undergraduate Admission, The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)

Secondary School Coordinators

Michael Gardner, Guidance Counselor, Boston College High School (Boston, MA)

Christy Koles, Director of College Counseling, Judge Memorial Catholic High School (Salt Lake City, UT)

*States within regions:

Mid-Atlantic I: NJ, NY

Mid-Atlantic II: DC, DE, MD, PA

Midwest I: IA, KS, MN, ND, NE, SD, WI

Midwest II: IL, IN, MI, MO, OH, WV

New England: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

South: AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, TX, VA

West: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, OK, OR, UT, WA, WY