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By Eric Hashberger, Director I am back for another year! Hello, I am Eric Hashberger and I serve as your Regional Director. This will be my third year of involvement with the IACURH Executive Team and I know it will be a blast. I am hosted by the University of Northern Colorado where I will be entering my fifth and final year as an undergrad! I am studying mathematics with and emphasis in Secondary Education. I am also employed with UNC’s Department of Housing & Residence Life as an Assistant Hall Director. From the looks of it, this will be a busy, but memorable senior year! To give you a little background, the director position is a multifaceted job. I, including the ADBusiness and Administration serve on the NACURH National Board of Directors, where we represent the interests of IACURH on the regional level. I work with the other Executives to help in their endeavors and make sure we are all working towards building a better IACURH. I also serve as a resource to each of our conference staffs to help ensure we are offering the best conference experience possible. As your Director, I am here to help lead IACURH into the future. However, I keep a mentality that I can’t do this alone. I want to remind you that I am here to serve you. To help keep communication open, I will be holding five virtual office hours, during the year, which will allow you to call, IM, or email me any questions, concerns or ideas you have for the region. Keeping communication is just one of many goals I have for this position. Other goals I would like to share with you include: • Communicate consistently with my fellow IACURH Executives through monthly chats and on-on-one phone calls. Work with Hayley Umphrey, the RCCAffiliation and Retention, to complete the official IACURH Recruitment Guide. Create a cohesive working relationship with each conference staff. Bring back lost IACURH traditions such as the 10-inch Thing. Volume 3, Issue 1 July 6, 2007
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) • Create regional goals with the IACURH Executives (btw . and I ask that if you ever have any questions or concerns that I may be able to help you with. please do not hesitate to contact me via email at: iacurhadba@gmail. Some of the goals that I have set for myself in this position are to continue the financial viability of the region by helping to retain and expand member schools. I’m the go to person for anything and everything NRHH related (except affiliation). and support can be shared between conferences. please let me know involved! and get It is a pleasure to serve in this position. Here at CU. My major responsibility is working with the RADs from all the regions. As a group we work to improve NRHH at the national level. Award bids also go through me. From all my experience I have had in IACURH. For fun I have two major hobbies: golf and swing dancing. I have learned that you truly reap what you sow. Over the next year I have a few goals I hope to reach: • Create a network of NRHH Presidents so that ideas. I also have great hopes in working to develop a strong Strategic Planning committee for the region.com Have a great summer and good luck in the upcoming school year! Kylin Fisher—Associate Director of NRHH Hello everyone. I currently serve as your Associate Director of Business Administration. I have been an executive in both NRHH and RHA and sit on several housing committees. I'm an RA in a freshman hall called Cheyenne Arapaho hall. for the NRHH Chapters. I am involved in the campus spirit shirt Team and the Speech and Debate team. taking care of IACURH’s finances and administrative tasks. Troy Hashimoto—Associate Director of Business Administration Hi! My name is Troy Hashimoto and I am a junior at the University of Denver where I am majoring in Business Administration. Work with the difference schools to help make award bids less of an intimidating process. and looking into the viability of strategic investments. I also enjoy wasting my life away rereading the Harry Potter books to Page 2 prepare for the new one. information. • • . Work with the other RADs to update and clarify the national NRHH Policy Book so that it is a document that will make life easier. and YES. Finally. I want to extend a thank you to all of you for serving in your position. not harder.HELLO IACURH (cont. I would be happy to share my bid for Director with any of you. My name is Kylin Fisher and I’m hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder. I also oversee the OTM database and work with the Regional OTM Committee.they will be coming out soon to the regional listserv. you will make a difference! So I invite you all to join me and help make difference in IACURH! Have you “Caught the Vision???” For more details on my goals for IACURH. keeping regional documents organized and widely accessible. reevaluating regional expenses. If you are interested in long range planning.. We have a great year ahead of us with a lot of opportunities for growth. I am a junior majoring in Environmental Design (architecture) with a minor in Mathematics. Just shoot me an email and I will send you a copy. I am planning a party that will end with picking up the 7th at midnight! For my new job as Associate Director of NRHH (or RAD) I have several responsibilities. If you give it your all. Work with OTM Chairs on each campus to help them create a community of recognition through OTMs.
In the little free time I have. Communications Coorsnowboarding. IACURH? laugh too much. I’m heavily involved in the Residence Hall system on campus and serve as House Director for the Living Learning Community as well as manage the Residence Hall Television Network. and I love it! I hail from the University of Idaho. I cannot do everything. transifor NCC’s including NCC spottioning new NCCs and anything lights. If you have any questions. I enjoy playing bass guitar. covering legislation as early as possible. where I am a senior Computer Engineering major. Assist schools in our region who would like help with their campus communications. Behind the title. or after a conference. reading. during. Non-conference times can be slow so learning more about specific NCC roles at other schools will be helpful. Hello IACURH! My name is Ben Blaker and I am serving as your 20072008 Associate Director of Communications and Technology. and snowboarding. • • Continuing NCC Chats and regular communication Developing down-time motivation for NCC’s. including their newsletters and websites. Some goals I have for this year are: • Overhaul the regional website by converting it to current development standards. Improving conference attendance and brining new and lost member schools back into the light! • “I am only one. I maintain the regional website. I will not refuse to do the Volume 3. • • • I’m looking forward to working with all of you! It is my ultimate goal to benefit our region. Hayley Jensen—RCC Training and Development What’s up. • Work with the executives to create custom website pages to fit their needs.Ben Blaker—Associate Director of Communications and Tech. so expect me to be soliciting your feedback throughout the upcoming year. but I am still one. ing and Development This coming year is (RCC-TD). manage the email listservs.” ~ Hellen Keller Page 3 . full of possibilities and I that means I am a rehave a few goals in mind to help IAsource for all the amazing NCC’s of CURH reach a higher plateau! the region or anyone who has ques• An interactive newsletter just tions about conferencing. In short. feel free to contact me with the contact information included on the last page of this newsletter. a heads-up section for about the job you are so lucky to upcoming events and dates. and have! a personal development moment. and a whole list of various things that would take too long to type. I tend to think the boardroom through: parliaI am more funny than I really am. Develop the publications committee into a consistent and useful resource for the region. My position allows me to be involved in a lot of what our region has going on. and listening to my iPod. I mentary procedure education. and find joy My name is Hayley in all I do. but still I can do something. Issue 1 something I can do. This year looks to be very exciting! I have spent the last few months gathering information and working on new ideas for the methods of communication utilized by our region. wakeboarddinator for NCC Training. In English. I also been in close contact with the new staff at the NACURH Information Center to get the ball rolling on a few projects. Someday I want Jensen and I am your to be a writer and in my 2007-2008 Regional free time I like a good book. Explore new options for posting and viewing documents online. I am a real • Increasing NCC involvement in 4’11 mass of chaos. and being available to talk about it before. publish the regional newsletters.
I aim to help them work on different fundraising projects so we can diversify our boardroom and delegations. as well as be a resource for our currently affiliated schools. with my fashion goals never too far out of sight. my first goal is to create a detailed affiliation pamphlet that we can send out to schools which show interest. You may have also seen my unofficial. so I oversee all of the hall council presidents. which changes from year to year. I am planning to have Jane and Hayley help keep me accountable as I see them a lot! My positional goals include the following: Working with Hayley U. Since providing schools with information about the benefit of our region is a must. I spend much of my time overseeing the finances and records of ASU's RHA. camera-happy work as "Historian" for our RHA all over Facebook.Hayley Umphrey—RCC Affiliation and Retention I'm Hayley Umphrey. I am also a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ambassador and I work closely with the programs that are put on by my college. But fancy titles aren't everything. We’re Online: http://iacurh. These goals are just the beginning. by the time I'm done I want to have as many colleges and universities affiliated with NACURH as possible. sunning and riding my bike. and fulltime employees. I am the Associate Director (VP) of Hall Councils. I also love to sketch. Aside from school I work for the City of Tempe and I recruit interns. I hold the position of RCC of Presidential Relations and RHA Development. My RCC-AR position gives me the power to recruit schools to the IACURH region. as bringing more people and ideas into the mix can only increase our successes in the halls! Jessica Williams—RCC Presidential Relations & RHA Development My name is Jessica Williams and I am a senior at Arizona State University. most importantly being a resource and friend to all of the Presidents affiliated and not affiliated. Also. I'm constantly practicing the networking and teamwork skills that will make my regional position a success. running. to satisfy any needs that they may have. serving as the Associate Director of Internal Affairs. outside of the Residence Halls I love to spend time out in Arizona's sunshine. the creation of a compendium of all of the Presidents information. Back on campus. sew and put outfits together. Building and growing RHAs takes people power. part-time. to get more schools/presidents on board and affiliated. So if your transferring to ASU let me know! My main goal this summer is to contact all of the incoming presidents and give them my contact information. I am also going to begin compiling all of their information and sending it out to everyone so they know who each other are. if schools are struggling to make it to conferences. I plan to also start a Facebook group as soon as I get all of their names.org Page 4 . I want to take inventory of all universities that lie within our region. I want to personally reach out to these new schools through letters and emails so we can all get to see them at IACURH 2007! Next. I am a political science major and I am very involved on campus.nacurh. holding monthly meetings with as many presidents as possible. As you can imagine. your new Regional Communications Coordinator for Affiliation and Retention (RCC-AR)! As a Business Management senior at Arizona State University.
“In seeking wisdom. I love to sing. This Year I plan to inform schools about LAS-I using the listserv. I love the opportunities I get with RHA and am continually blown away with my Sun Devils' dedication to their residents. the second listening. or helping support programming in the region. Here at ASU I'm the Director of our RHA for my second year. This Year I am also very excited because we will be offering our first LAS scholarship ever! I will be creating the logo and the application for this scholarship and it will be available in early September on the IACURH website. and with the LAS-I chair position being newer I am excited to build this position in the upcoming year. Issue 1 Page 5 . I am the 2007-2008 LAS-I Chair. My entire college career I have spent living in on-campus housing. Utilize the banana points and boardroom recognition as opportunities to celebrate success within the region. advocating for residents. My junior year I was the NRHH President for the Big Blue Chapter and the Hospitality and Service Chair for No Frills 2007. or gain valuable leadership skills to take back to one’s campus without experiencing what the region has to offer. I eventually want to attend law school and become an adoption lawyer and work on policy and legislation surrounding family and social policy issues. tend to counteract one another! I'm really looking forward to putting together some exciting case studies and helping all of our IACURH schools get ready to put on some amazing programs at IACURH 2007.Erika Kingery—LAS-I Chair Hello IACURH! My name is Erika Kingery. If you want to know the story just ask. which pretty much means that I plan to go to law school next. and creating a LASI Facebook group to encourage contact with inductees. I love going up the many canyons in Logan and having a bonfire with my friends. Use the region's interests to create relevant and provocative case study topics. four wheeling and being out doors. swim. When I'm not either studying political ideology. I'm Jane Christie. eating and working out. This is a great program that will allow us to recognize outstanding leaders in our region and allow schools to take more first time delegates to the IACURH conference each year. the first step is silence.” ~Ibn Gabirol Volume 3. compiling replies. the fourth practicing. the fifth—teaching others. Unfortunately my two favorite hobbies. I'm currently a double major in Journalism and Political Science. The first two years I was a resident in the Leadership House (part of our themed housing) and during my sophomore year I was also hired as the RHA programming VP. LAS-I stands for Leadership Advancement Society of IACURH. Hope to hear from all of you soon. providing information on the IACURH website. My main goals for this position are to: • Be consistent and timely in putting out case studies. I will also be working with the AD-CT to ensure that the LAS-I page is live and will provide all of our schools with the necessary information they need to better understand The LAS and LAS-I programs. This coming year I will also be the RHA President. you can find me sweating it up at the gym or honing my cooking skills. This coming year I will be a senior at Utah State University. I am majoring in Social Work and I am double minor-ing in Political Science and Family Human Development. the new Regional Programming Chair! I'm a senior at Arizona State University. • • If you want to talk please look me up on facebook or give me a shoutout on AIM at JChristie43. One of my strengths is writing policy. and publishing the information to the region. I look forward to being a valuable resource to all of you in the region and I can’t wait to see what this next year will bring! Jane Christie—Programming Chair Hi. This is fabulous because one can’t really catch the vision of being more than just a programming board. I am the oldest of four kids. the third remembering. I moved 18 times before I came to college – No I’m not an Army Brat. read.
Jon Dalton—Finance Chair My name is Jon Dalton and I am attending Utah State University. plan for upcoming conferences. Although you may only see them a couple times a year. I also am the head of USU's Post-Secondary Education program where I oversee 20 mentors to mentor students with severe disabilities that are in the college age range. In the months since NACURH. One of the best parts about my position is the work I get to do with the advisors throughout our great region! Throughout the course of the year. I am proud to be hosted by The University of Arizona. Working with a group of professionals that are just as committed to student leadership development as I am is a truly rewarding and motivating experience. and an active member and volunteer within various student leadership organizations on campus. communicate regional needs with NACURH and most importantly. Ed Gilhool—Regional Advisor Hello Monkeys! My name is Ed Gilhool and I am the IACURH Regional Advisor. I plan to pursue a Masters in Student Affairs. I have been involved with NACURH related fun since 1996 and still love every minutes of working with the organization. I am very passionate about the outdoors and am becoming more and more involved in doing anything and everything outside. where I serve as an Assistant Director for Residential Education and the RHA Advisor. support all of you. I spend time connecting with the advisors through e-mail and at conferences. they are constantly working to improve the region. Some of my passions include skiing. I plan to obtain three bachelors degrees in Spanish. I work especially close with the conference staff advisors to lend support and assistance where possible. rock climbing. For the most part. mountain biking and camping. your new Regional Execs have been hard at work preparing for all the new endeavors this year has in store for us! IACURH 2007 planning is well underway and the conference staff is doing an amazing job! We’re very excited to jump on :”The Leader Ship” this November! Page 6 . the recognition chair for the NRHH Big Blue Chapter. Secondary Education and Public Relations. my job is to work closely with the IACURH Regional Executives to support their positional goals as well as their on-going work for the region. I am a Peer Mentor for USU housing.
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