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 2023-24

Eric Nichols, Vice President of Enrollment Management, Loyola University Maryland (Baltimore, MD)

Dean Kilgour, Assistant Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Initiatives, Mount Saint Mary's University (Los Angeles, CA)

Brian Troyer, Associate Vice Provost of Enrollment Management and Dean of Undergraduate Admission, Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

Ryan Konkright, Vice President for Enrollment Management, St. Mary's University (San Antonio, TX)

Sarah Richardson, Assistant Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions and Scholarships, Creighton University (Omaha, NE)

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

Regional Coordinators 2023-24

*See the end of the page for states within each region

Mark Ciolli, AVP of Enrollment Strategy and Dean of Undergraduate Admission, The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)
Matt Harris, Director of Recruitment, Villanova University (Villanova, PA)

Jean Marie Gilman Cox, Associate Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission, Saint Louis University (Saint Louis, MO)
Nick Grady, Director of Admission, John Carroll University (University Heights, OH)

New England
Ian Sonia, Director of Admissions Recruitment and Marketing, Emmanuel College (Boston, MA)

Harvey Werner, Director of Undergraduate Admissions/International Admissions, Loyola University New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)

Melore Nielsen, Vice Provost for Student Success, Seattle University (Seattle, WA)

Becca Allen, Associate Director, Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Secondary School Coordinators

Megan Diefenbach, College Counselor, Holy Names Academy (Seattle, WA)

Casey Erickson, Director of College Counseling, Saint Thomas Academy (Mendota Heights, MN)

Lynn Maloney, Co-Director of College Counseling, Mayfield Senior School (Pasadena, CA)


May 2020: Picture Collage of the Board of Directors


*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, KY, MI, MO, OH, WV

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

South: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, PR, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI

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