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 2022-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

Regional Coordinators 2022-23

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

Mid-Atlantic I
Cathy Anderson, Director of Transfer Admission, Le Moyne College (Syracuse, NY)

Mid-Atlantic II
Matt Harris, Director of Recruitment, Villanova University (Villanova, PA)

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

Midwest II
Genaro Balcazar, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Dominican University (River Forest, IL)

New England

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

Melore Nielsen, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Seattle University (Seattle, WA)

Mark Ciolli, Dean of Undergraduate Admission, The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)

Secondary School Coordinators

Becca Allen, College Counselor, Georgetown Preparatory School (North Bethesda, MD)

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

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

Claudia Valbuena-Mejia, College Counselor, St. Pius X High School (Houston, TX)


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