Council on Academic Advising

Membership and Representation

The CAA Executive Council is made up of the Past Chair, Chair, and Chair-Elect, along with the Undergraduate Studies Assistant Dean of Academic Outreach & Support. The Executive Council is responsible for developing the agenda for each meeting and preparing annual goals for presentation to the Council. The Past Chair, Chair, and Chair-Elect roles are determined by a rotation schedule. Rotation occurs each year in July, and positions are for one academic year.

2023-24 CAA Executive Council

CAA Chair                                                            Elissa Santos

Past Chair                                                            Beth Taylor

Chair-Elect                                                           Dr. Mary Goodwin

UGS Assistant Dean                                           Dr. Fai Howard

CAA Secretary                                                     Dr. Shane Combs

Council membership includes representation from each of the following areas which conduct undergraduate academic advising responsibilities as part of their unit mission:

2023-24 CAA Membership & Representation

Undergraduate Advising Teams Council Member
Arts and Sciences Autumn Mueller
Behavioral and Community Sciences Lisa Landis 
Business Michelle Jenkins 
Education Dr. Jeany McCarthy
Engineering Dr. Mary Goodwin
Honors Arnie Mejias
Nursing Maikelyn Lopez
Public Health Elissa Santos
The Arts Reggie Joseph
UGS Academic Programs Beth Taylor
USF St. Petersburg Heather Van-Allen
USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Jennifer VanDeWoestyne
Undergraduate Studies (ex-officio) Dr. Fai Howard
Undergraduate Studies Dean (ex-officio) Dean Allison Crume
Advising Campus Partners Council Member
Athletic Enrichment Center JoEllen Rhome
Academic Advocacy Leslie Tod
Admissions Stephanie Harff
Information Technology TBD
International Student Services Thora Cecil
Major Reselection Marcus Glover
Student Support Services Dr. LaTosha Thomas
Transfer Student Success Jonathan Lee
University Registrar's Office Catherine Mund
Veterans' Success Savanna Coss