OAD Steering Committee

The OAD Steering Committee represents all undergraduate colleges and support programs at UIC.  The OAD Steering Committee is intended to provide a platform for every college and support program to work together for the betterment of the advising community and to ensure that the community remains committed to professional development. The committee members fully participate in developing and delivering the year’s activities.

Current members of the OAD Steering Committee are:

Kat Aldag, Study Abroad Office
Nick Ardinger, Campus Housing
Bahar Baniasad, Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
Paula Benton Pierce, TRIO Program

Jason Butts, College of Business Administration

Eliza Callahan, Honors College

Jennifer Del Lago, College of Education

Clare Delaney, College of Nursing
Florencio Diaz, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences
Mary Fleming-Hughes, President’s Award Program

Patricia Francey, Guaranteed Admissions Transfer

Sharon Hayes, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Jaime Holland, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Elizabeth Houlihan, Office of First Year Initiatives

Jill Huynh, Asian-American Studies and AANAPISI Initiative
Jennifer Juarez, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES)

Carlos Lopez, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Jonathon Medrano, Native American Support Program (NASP)
Katie Michel, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Patricia Pisman, College of Applied Health Sciences
Alex Sainvilier, African-American Academic Network (AAAN)
Elizabeth Salvi, College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts
Gerry Sapienza, ROTC

Luis Silva, Athletics
Elsa Soto, College of Engineering
Melissa Tag, School of Public Health
Khalilah Young, CHANCE Program

Josephine Volpe, Chair, Office for Advising Development