This year’s WaACRAO keynote speaker is AACRAO Executive Director, Melanie Gottlieb.
Melanie is the first woman to hold the role of Executive Director in the association’s history after nearly six years as the Deputy Director. She brings a global perspective rooted in an understanding of the technological proficiency and flexibility needed to move AACRAO forward.
Melanie came to the national office with 18 years as an AACRAO member, with experience in Records & Registration, Enrollment Management and International Recruitment and Credential Evaluation. She has served the association in a variety of volunteer leadership roles throughout her career, most recently as Vice President for International Education on the AACRAO Board of Directors. Melanie earned an MA in Information Science from the University of Missouri – Columbia and a BA in History /American Studies from Marlboro College in Vermont.
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We are thrilled to announce that this year’s WaACRAO keynote speaker is Tiffany Robinson, President, AACRAO Board of Directors; Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar at The University of Kansas.
Mrs. Robinson has served as University Registrar at three separate institutions and has 21 years of experience within the Registrar’s office. She is an active “CRAO” member and has served at the state level (IACRAO and KACRAO (Kentucky)), regional (SACRAO) and national levels. She currently serves as the President on the AACRAO Board of Directors. Her work with AACRAO Board of Directors as the VP for Access and Equity lead to the addition of the Diversity statement on the AACRAO Strategic Plan.
In Fall 2018, Mrs. Robinson hosted a reception that introduced the LEAD Initiative at the Strategic Enrollment Management Conference. During her Presidential year, she has challenged the membership to Step out of their comfort zone and expand the prism of their lived experiences. Have you taken the Challenge?
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This year’s raffle has a twist and you don’t want to miss out! Instead of having our traditional swag raffle we all love so much, we will be giving away eight awesome raffle prizes sponsored by our generous vendors! Who knows? You might end up doing a little shopping with a gift card, or jamming out to some tunes on a new JBL speaker!
Each virtual session you attend is a chance to win! (That’s FIVE chances to win!!) There will be one winner drawn for each full session (1-4) and four winners drawn for the vendor sessions. (One prize per conference attendee.)
Our lucky winners will be announced post-conference by email and on our website.
This year’s WaACRAO keynote speaker is AACRAO Vice President for Information Technology, Rock McCaskill.
Rock is the Associate Registrar for Operations at Clemson University. He previously served as Registrar at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia, and prior to that, as Registrar at Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina.
The primary responsibility of his current position is to oversee the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of systems that support the operations and services provided by the Registrar’s Office. He is also responsible for continuous process improvement initiatives within the department. He has been, and continues to be active in AACRAO, SACRAO, CACRAO, and GACRAO, presenting multiple sessions over the years. He has held leadership positions at both the state and regional levels, including serving as the President of SACRAO in 2011. He currently serves on the AACRAO Board of Directors as VP for Information Technology, and as a faculty member for Registrar 101 online and Registrar 201.
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