Leadership

OCPA 2019-2020 Executive Board

The OCPA Executive Council is a leadership team focused on advocating the needs of our members and engaging in strategic actions that promote the Association’s mission, strategic plan, and core values.

OCPA Executive Board Position Descriptions

Full List of Past OCPA Presidents

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President

Colette Masterson, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Student Involvement

Otterbein University

B.S. in English Creative Writing & Business Marketing, Otterbein University

M.A. in Higher Education & Student Affairs, The Ohio State University

Ph.D. in Higher Education, Ohio University

Email: cmasterson@otterbein.edu

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President-Elect

Mark Zeno

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Heidelberg University

B.S. in Computer Information Systems, Heidelberg University, 1996

M.A. in Higher Education Administration, The University of Akron, 1998

Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, Bowling Green State University, Expected Dec. 2018

Email: mzeno@heidelberg.edu

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Past-President

Ardy Gonyer, Ph.D.

B.A. in Psychology from BGSU, 2008

M.Ed. in College Student Personnel from Ohio University, 2010

Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, from BGSU, 2017

E-mail: gonyerh@gmail.com 

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Membership

Dave Vale

Assistant Director, First-Year Experience & Family Programs

Case Western Reserve University

B.A. in History & Integrated Social Studies, Adolescent/Young Adult Education from Baldwin Wallace University, 2007

M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University, 2009

Email: dmv42@case.edu

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Treasurer

Ben Daleiden

Business Manager, Student Life Financial Management

The Ohio State University

B.A. in Accounting from Walsh University, 2009

M.B.A. from Walsh University, 2013
 
Email: Daleiden.4@osu.edu

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Assistant Treasurer

Andy Sokolich

Student Success Specialist

Cuyahoga Community College - Eastern Campus

B.B.A. in Business Management, Kent State University, 2013

M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, The Ohio State University, 2015

Email: Andy.Sokolich@tri-c.edu 

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Historian

Taylor Lowry

Otterbein University

Graduate Member at Large

Brianna (Bri) Agner

Graduate Assistant for OHIO Alumni Association

Ohio University

B.A. in Organizational Communication, The University of Akron, 2018

M.Ed. in College Student Personnel, Ohio University, Expected 2020

Email: ba237318@ohio.edu 

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Graduate Member at Large

Zach Hooten

Research Director, Assessment of Collegiate Residential Environments

The Ohio State University

B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Dayton, 2007

M.A. in Theological Studies, University of Dayton, 2009

M.S.Ed. in College Student Personnel, University of Dayton, 2014

Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, The Ohio State University (Third Year)

Email: hooten.8@osu.edu 

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Four Year Public Member At Large

Leah Schuh

Academic Advisor, College of Education and Human Ecology

The Ohio State University

B.A. in Public Relations, Speech Communications, Otterbein University

M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, the University of Dayton

EmailSchuh.34@osu.edu

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Four Year Private Member At Large

Sam Filkins

Director for Student Engagement

Kenyon College

B.A. in Communication Studies, Baldwin Wallace University, 2008

M.Ed. in Higher Education & Student Affairs, Univeristy of South Florida, 2010

Email: filkinss@kenyon.edu

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Two Year College Member At Large

Christina Corsi

Assistant Director, Student Engagement and  Leadership

Lakeland Community College

B.A. in Public Relations, Baldwin Wallace University, 2011

M.Ed. in Leadership in Higher Education, Baldwin Wallace University, 2013

Email: ccorsi3@lakelandcc.edu

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Awards

Ali Martin Scoufield

B.A. in History/Philosophy, Western New England University

M.S. in College Student Personnel, Miami University

M.L.S. in Human Rights & Social Justice, Southern Methodist University

E-mail: awards.ocpa@gmail.com 

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Faculty Liason

Henrique G. Alvim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Counseling and Human Development

Lead Faculty, Student Affairs in Higher Education Specialty

Walsh University

Bachelor of Juridical Sciences, Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (Brazil), 2002

M.S.Ed. in Counseling/Student Affairs, Youngstown State University, 2005

Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education, Kent State University, 2014

Email: halvim@walsh.edu

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Communications

Jivanto P. van Hemert

Area Coordinator

University of Dayton

B.A. in Administration of Justice, Salve Regina University, 2014

M.B.A. in Business Administration, Salve Regina University, 2015

M.Ed. in College Student Personnel, Ohio University, 2017

Email: JvanHemert1@udayton.edu

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Technology / Webmaster

Mitch Joseph

Interim Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities

The College of Wooster

B.A. in Political Science, Urbana University, 2008

M.A. in College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University, 2010

Email: mjoseph@wooster.edu

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Equity and Inclusion

Anna Wagner

Senior Coordinator, Student Leadership Development

The Ohio State University

B.A. in English, Willamette University, 2015

M.A. in College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University, 2017

Email: wagner.1476@osu.edu 

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Professional Development

Christopher Wood

Email: cawood2009@gmail.com 

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Development

Currently Vacant

Careers in Student Affairs Conference Chair 

Jen Vrobel

Associate Director of Career Development

Capital University

B.S. in Psychology, John Carroll University, 2015

M.A. in Counseling & Human Development, Student Affairs in Higer Education Track, Walsh University, 2017

Email: jvrobel@capital.edu

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Assistant Careers in Student Affairs Conference Chair

Jivanto P. van Hemert

Area Coordinator

University of Dayton

B.A. in Administration of Justice, Salve Regina University, 2014

M.B.A. in Business Administration, Salve Regina University, 2015

M.Ed. in College Student Personnel, Ohio University, 2017

Email: JvanHemert1@udayton.edu

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Annual Conference Chair

Julie Humbel-Courtney

Associate Director, Honors & Scholars Center

The Ohio State University

B.S. in Communication Disorders, Bowling Green State University, 1997

M.S.Ed. in Community Counseling & Higher Education, Youngstown State University, 2001

Ed.D. in Higher Education & Student Affairs, The Ohio State University, Expected May 2022

Email: humbel.1@osu.edu

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Assistant Annual Conference Chair

Dennis N. LoConti, Jr. 

Area Coordinator for Housing

Heidelberg University 

B.A. in English Writing, Minor in Theatre Arts, Heidelberg University, 2010

M.Ed. in Leadership in Higher Education, Baldwin Wallace University, 2013

Email: dloconti@heidelberg.edu 

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GSAC Chair

Carolina Bejarano Eyl

Coordinator for Residential Ministry

Walsh University

B.A. Walsh Univeristy

Email: cbejaran1@walsh.edu

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Journal Editor

Brad Pulcini

Associate Dean for Student Engagement

Ohio Wesleyan University

B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education, Social Studies, Duquesne University

M.S.Ed. in Educational Studies, Duquesne University

Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, Ohio University (A.B.D., Anticipated Completion 2020)

Email: btpulcin@owu.edu 

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Don Schweingruber Senior Student Affairs Officer

Dr. D'Andra Mull

Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Dean of Students

The Ohio State University

Email: mull.67@osu.edu

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