NASAA State Contacts

NASAA State Contacts2022-04-01T12:23:51+00:00
South Carolina2023-11-16T18:51:10+00:00

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
State Approving Agency

Office of Internal Operations and Administration

  • 220 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, South Carolina  29201

NASAA Executive Board Member

Frank G. Myers, Jr.

Director, SAA
fmyers@che.sc.gov
803-856-0645

Georges Tippens

CHE Deputy Director and General Counsel
gtippens@che.sc.gov
803-856-0315

Kevin C. Glears

Program Coordinator
kglears@che.sc.gov
803-856-0590

Crystal K. Standifer

Program Coordinator
cstandifer@che.sc.gov
803-856-0603

Nevada2022-02-24T17:31:57+00:00

Commission on Postsecondary Education

  • 1860 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104
  • 702-486-7330

  • 702-486-7340

DIRECTOR

Kelly D. Wuest

CPE Administrator / SAA Director
kdwuest@detr.nv.gov
702-486-2808

Ryan Rishling

VA Education Specialist
r-rishling@detr.nv.gov
702-486-2897
New Hampshire2024-02-28T16:38:47+00:00

State of New Hampshire Department of Military Affairs & Public Services
Division of Community Based Military Programs

1 Minuteman Way, Building 1, Room 175

Concord, NH 03301

DIRECTOR

Benjamin Whelihan

Director
Benjamin.M.Whelihan@DMAVS.nh.gov
603-202-0234
New Jersey2022-12-14T19:59:54+00:00

Department of Military and Veterans Affairs/SAA

  • Eggert Crossing Road, P.O. Box 340, Trenton, NJ 08625-0340
  • 609-530-6849

  • 609-530-7196

Malathi Krishnan

SAA Education Projects Assistant
malathi.krishnan@dmava.nj.gov
609-530-6849

Benjamin Stoner

State Administrator

609-209-9529

DIRECTOR

Debra Cho

SAA Bureau Chief
debra.cho@dmava.nj.gov
609-209-6371
New Mexico2024-01-26T23:52:44+00:00

State Approving Agency for Veterans’ Education and Training
New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services

  • 4801 Indian School Road, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

  • 505-280-1047

NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Katherine Snyder

SAA Director
NASAA West Region Vice President
katherine.snyder@dvs.nm.gov
505-280-1047

VACANT

Program Specialist
SAA.Approvals@dvs.nm.gov
New York2023-09-08T17:28:09+00:00

Bureau of Veterans Education

  • 2 Empire State Plaza, 17th Floor, Albany, New York, NY 12223

  • 518-474-7606

  • 518-474-5583

  • NYSAA@veterans.ny.gov
  • 116 West 32nd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001

  • 212-564-8414

  • 212-564-8443

  • NYSAA@veterans.ny.gov

Charlene Parker

Office Assistant 1
212-564-8414

Paul Pabon

Secretary
212-564-8414

Brad Howe

Veterans Education Program Representative

1 518-474-6784

Kathleen Vonk

Veterans Education Program Representative 2
518-486-4726

Ariel Moncada

Veterans Education Program Representative 1
212-564-8414

Daniel Giuseffi

Veterans Education Program Representative 3
212-564-8414

Jackie Gray

Administrative Specialist 1
518-474-7606
DIRECTOR

William Clarke

Veterans Education Program Manager
william.clarke@veterans.ny.gov
518-474-7606
North Carolina2023-04-10T15:45:42+00:00

North Carolina State Approving Agency

  • PO Box 13628, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

  • (984) 202-6673

Cassandra Mangrich-Smith

Office Manager
cassie.mangrich-smith@milvets.nc.gov
(984) 202-6673

Isaac N. Smith

Program Specialist
isaac.smith@milvets.nc.gov
(984)220-4023

Christopher Cheek

Program Specialist
christopher.cheek@milvets.nc.gov
(919) 907-8806

Olivia Mudd

Program Specialist
Olivia.mudd@milvets.nc.gov
(984)500-6548

Felicia Robinson

Program Specialist
Felicia.robinson@milvets.nc.gov
(919) 604-2738
DIRECTOR

Timothy D. Freeman

Executive Director
tim.freeman@milvets.nc.gov
(984) 220-5271

North Dakota2022-02-24T17:48:33+00:00

State Approving Agency
ND Department of Veterans Affairs

  • 4201 – 38th Street South, Suite 206, Fargo, ND 5814-7535
  • 701-298-4667

  • 701-239-7166

DIRECTOR

Chris Kratochvil

Director
ckratochvil@nd.gov
701-239-7165
Ohio2023-08-10T20:55:15+00:00

Ohio Department of Veterans Services
State Approving Agency for Veterans Education & Training

  • 77 South High Street, 7th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215
  • 614-466-9287

  • 614-387-7317

Valerie trigg

Military Education Assistant
Valerie.trigg@dvs.ohio.gov
614-466-9287
DIRECTOR

Samantha Erickson

Deputy Director 3
samantha.erickson@dvs.ohio.gov
614-466-9287

William Schroeder

SAA Consultant
bill.schroeder@dvs.ohio.gov
614-466-8719

Karol Scheetz

SAA Consultant
karol.scheetz@dvs.ohio.gov
614-466-4283

Melissa Triplett

SAA Consultant
melissa.triplett@dvs.ohio.gov
614-387-2280

Wanda Jackson

SAA Consultant
wanda.jackson@dvs.ohio.gov
614-644-1213

Dan Hof

SAA Consultant
Daniel.hof@dvs.ohio.gov
614-907-2188
Oklahoma2024-04-10T18:47:32+00:00

Oklahoma Department of Veteran Affairs
State Approving Agency

  • 2132 NE 36th, Oklahoma City, OK 73111
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 53067, Oklahoma City, OK  73152
  • 405-522-8076
  • 405-523-4008

DIRECTOR

Brint Montgomery, Ph. D.

Agency Administrator
brint.montgomery@odva.ok.gov
405-523-4011

Stephen Rudnick

State Approving Officer
stephen.rudnick@odva.ok.gov
405-522-8074

Sherri Eaton, MSM

Assistant Agency Administrator
sherri.eaton@odva.ok.gov
405-522-8078

Benjamin Smith

State Approving Officer
ben.smith@odva.ok.gov
405-522-8087

Oregon2023-11-07T16:12:21+00:00

Department of Veterans Affairs

DIRECTOR

Eboni Frederick-Pettway

SAA Director
eboni.frederick-pettway@odva.oregon.gov
503-510-5782

SAA Compliance Specialist
Lisa.Deneen@odva.oregon.gov
971-720-5678

Pennsylvania2024-03-27T12:06:39+00:00

Division of Veterans / Military Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education

  • 607 South Drive, Floor 3E, Harrisburg, PA 17120

  • 717-787-2414

  • 717-772-3622

  • 301 Fifth Ave. Suite 204, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Dennis Renner

Veterans Education Advisor
drenner@pa.gov
412-565-2827

Matthew Benko

Veterans Education Advisor
mbenko@pa.gov
717-214-3439

Colleen Beavers

Veterans Education Advisor

cbeavers@pa.gov

717-783-5978

Donna Matthews

Administrative Assistant
donmatthew@pa.gov
717-783-6795
Director

Emily R. Butler

Veterans Education Supervisor
emibutler@pa.gov
412-645-2007

Jusup McChesney

Veterans Education Advisor
jmcchesney@pa.gov
412-565-5275

Tara walton

Veterans Education Advisor
tarwalton@pa.gov
717-787-2414

Steve Harriman

Veterans Education Advisor
sharriman@pa.gov
717-346-9591

Tara Sienkiewicz

Veterans Education Advisor
tminguez@pa.gov
717-772-3646

Yuniya Cherednyk

Administrative Support
ycherednyk@pa.gov
717-787-2414
Puerto Rico2023-08-09T23:28:16+00:00

State Approving Agency
Puerto Rico Department of Education

  • PO Box 190759, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-0759
  • 787-773-3484, 3609
  • 787-773-1427

DIRECTOR

Nilmay Pérez

Assistant Manager
perezcni@de.pr.gov
787-773-3484
Rhode Island2022-04-22T11:44:34+00:00

Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner

  • RI Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner
    560 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 200

  • 401-736-1164

  • 401-732-3541

Deanna Velletri

Executive Assistant
deanna.velletri@riopc.edu
NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Rebecca Ryan

NASAA Vice President
rebecca.ryan@riopc.edu
401-736-1164
Nebraska2024-04-11T18:13:10+00:00

Private Postsecondary Career Schools & Veterans Education
Nebraska Department of Education

  • 500 S. 84th St. 2nd Floor, Lincoln, NE 68510-2611

  • 402-326-4519

  • 402-560-0268

NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Marisol Birth

NASAA Central Region Vice President
marisol.birth@nebraska.gov
402-326-4519

Zachary Berry

Veteran Education Program Specialist
zachary.berry@nebraska.gov
402-560-0268

Yvette Martin

Office Associate
yvette.martin@nebraska.gov
402-471-4827

South Dakota2022-02-25T14:53:31+00:00

Veterans’ Education
South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • 425 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501-5070
  • 605-773-3648

  • 605-773-5380

Ryan Fowler

Education Program Specialist
ryan.fowler@state.sd.us
605-773-3565
Director

Shane Olivier

Program Manager
shane.olivier@state.sd.us
605-773-3648
Tennessee2023-04-16T23:20:59+00:00

Veterans Education
Tennessee Higher Education Commission

  • 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 9th Floor, Nashville, TN 37243
  • 615-253-7449

Director

Ken Hanson, Ed.D

Senior Director Veterans Education
ken.hanson@tn.gov
615-253-7449

Deborah Gardner

Director, Veterans Education
deborah.gardner@tn.gov
615-741-3606

Penny Starr

Veterans Education Specialist
penny.starr@tn.gov
615-741-7568

Irina Goodall

Veterans Education Specialist
irina.goodall@tn.gov
615-532-3027

Texas2024-01-29T15:54:36+00:00

Veterans Education
Texas Veterans Commission

  • Education@tvc.texas.gov

  • P.O. Box 12277, Austin, TX 78711-2277

  • Toll Free: 877-898-3833

  • 512-463-3168

Director

David Salgado

Director, Veterans Education
david.salgado@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-3168

Charles E. Bryant

Operations Manager
charles.bryant@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-8189

Melanie Moynahan

SAA Manager
melanie.moynahan@tvc.texas.gov
713-818-1630

Judy Schuler

Business Analyst
judy.schuler@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-3168

NASAA Executive Board Member

Chris Garcia

Approvals Supervisor
chris.garcia@tvc.texas.gov
512-755-3117

Andrea Watts

Approvals Specialist
andrea.watts@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-6696

Anthony Williams

Approvals Specialist
anthony.williams@tvc.texas.gov
281-414-9738

Clarence Court

Approvals Specialist
clarence.court@tvc.texas.gov
915-208-9356

Dexter Smith

Approvals Specialist
dexter.smith@tvc.texas.gov
512-568-0134

Mitch Holliday

Approvals Specialist
mitch.holliday@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-0635

Pedro Saldaña

Approvals Specialist
pedro.saldana@tvc.texas.gov
956-443-4171

Roger McIntosh

Approvals Specialist
roger.mcintosh@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-8218

William Dwiggins

Approvals Specialist
william.dwiggins@tvc.texas.gov
214-471-4357

Linda Alexander

RBS Supervisor
linda.alexander@tvc.texas.gov
972-768-0442

Eric Aguilar

RBS Specialist
eric.aguilar@tvc.texas.gov
361-443-1262

LaQuella Rideau

RBS Specialist
laquella.rideau@tvc.texas.gov
832-917-9286

Patrick J. Gaudet

RBS Specialist
patrick.gaudet@tvc.texas.gov
210-278-4813

Sharon Hamilton

RBS Specialist
sharon.hamilton@tvc.texas.gov
915-226-8456

Tara Monk

RBS Specialist
tara.monk@tvc.texas.gov
469-552-3564

Vincent Price

RBS Specialist
vincent.price@tvc.texas.gov
737-802-4925

Virgie Ann Herrera

Operations Specialist
virgie.herrera@tvc.texas.gov
512-463-6644

Utah2023-08-15T21:03:42+00:00

State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
Utah Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

  • 700 Foothill Boulevard, Salt Lake City, UT 84113
  • 801-584-1973

  • 801-584-1964

Michael Toone

Program Specialist
utahsaa@utah.gov
801-584-1972
DIRECTOR

Robert Kohutek

SAA Director
utahsaa@utah.gov
Vermont2022-10-13T18:09:41+00:00

Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Education and Training Program / State Approving Agency

  • 118 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-4414

  • 802-828-1082

  • 802-828-5932

NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Jennifer St. Jean

NASAA East Region Vice President
jennifer.stjean@vermont.gov
802-828-1082
Virginia2023-09-26T22:54:39+00:00

Department of Veterans Services
State Approving Agency

  • James Monroe Building
    101 North 14th Street, 17th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219
  • 804-225-2298

  • 804-786-0809
  • saa@dvs.virginia.gov

Annie Walker

Deputy Commissioner
annie.walker@dvs.virginia.gov
804-840-5551

Director

Patrice Jones

Director of Education Programs
patrice.jones@dvs.virginia.gov
804-212-8091
NASAA Executive Board Member

Tramaine Carroll-Payne

Deputy Director of Education Programs
NASAA Treasurer

tramaine.carroll-payne@dvs.virginia.gov
804-248-1239

Antoinette Blake

Education Support Specialist
antoinette.blake@dvs.virginia.gov
804-801-9923

Elita Robinson

Veterans Education Manager
elita.robinson@dvs.virginia.gov
804-389-3562

Aaron Martin

Veterans Education Manager
aaron.martin@dvs.virginia.gov
804-895-8047

Chris Mackey

Director of Operations
chris.mackey@dvs.virginia.gov
804-219-8131

Stephanie Davenport

Veterans Education Manager
stephanie.davenport@dvs.virginia.gov
(804) 512-1516

Debbie Carter

Veterans Education Manager
debbie.carter@dvs.virginia.gov
(804) 489-1039

Ryan O’Hallahan

Veterans Education Manager
ryan.o’hallahan@dvs.virginia.gov
(804) 801-6682

Washington2023-11-15T17:02:50+00:00

Washington Student Achievement Council
State Approving Agency

  • P.O. Box 43430
    917 Lakeridge Way, Olympia, WA 98504-3430

  • 360-485-1207

  • 360-704-6239

Director

DEBORAH O’NEILL

Associate Director
debbieo@wsac.wa.gov
360-485-1209

 

Derek Richert

Program Associate
derekr@wsac.wa.gov
360-485-1208
Washington2023-10-17T20:21:34+00:00

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
State Approving Agency

  • P.O. Box 43105
    128 10th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98504-3105

  • 360-709-4600

  • 360-586-5862

Director

Darlene Bartlett

Program Manager
darlene.bartlett@wtb.wa.gov
360-709-4605

Hannah Bartlett

Administrative Assistant
hannah.bartlett@wtb.wa.gov
360-709-4600

LANE ANDERSON

Program Specialist
lane.anderson@wtb.wa.gov
360-706-3283

ANTHONY WHITESIDES

Program Specialist
anthony.whitesides@wtb.wa.gov
360-480-5333
NASAA Executive Board Member

John Murray

Management Analyst
NASAA Secretary
john.murray@wtb.wa.gov
360-709-4627

Washington D.C.2024-03-11T12:04:06+00:00

DC Higher Education Licensure Commission

  • District of Columbia State Approving Agency
    1050 First Street, NE 5th Floor, Washington DC 20002
  • 202-727-6436

Terasita Edwards
 Interim Executive Director/SAA Director

osse.elcmail@dc.gov

202-550-9936

Loren Stevens
DC SAA Specialist

Loren.Stevens2@dc.gov (202) 899-6091
West Virginia2023-09-27T17:56:17+00:00

Office of Veterans Education and Training Programs
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Director

Rikki McCormick (Lowe), Ed.D.

Director
rikki.mccormick@wvhepc.edu
304-558-0263

Jessica Frye

Program Specialist
jessica.frye@wvhepc.edu
304-558-0263

Wisconsin2022-03-31T14:02:59+00:00

State Approving Agency
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Andrew Martin

Education Consultant
andrew.martin1@dva.wisconsin.gov
608-266-3731
Director

April Heim

Director
april.heim1@dva.wisconsin.gov
608-267-7135

Larry Graves

Education Consultant
larry2.graves@dva.wisconsin.gov
608-267-7329

Sebastian Walters

Veterans Program Specialist
sebastian.walters@dva.wisconsin.gov
608-261-8771
Wyoming2022-02-25T15:38:34+00:00

State Approving Agency
Wyoming Military Department

  • 5410 Bishop Boulevard, Cheyenne Wyoming, WY 82009
  • 307-777-8161

  • 307-777-8105

Director

Timothy Fisher

Wyoming SAA Director
timothy.fisher@wyo.gov
307-777-8161
Indiana2023-07-17T15:13:34+00:00

Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs

  • 777 North Meridian Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2738
  • 317-234-6062

  • 317-234-8744

KIM BLOODGOOD

Program Director
KBloodgood@dva.in.gov
317-234-5865

SEAN LITCHFORD

Program Director
SLitchford@dva.in.gov
317-234-6061

DIRECTOR

Amber mertens

SAA Director
amertens@dva.in.gov
317-232-3917

Gary Rainey

Program Director
grainey1@dva.in.gov
317-234-5658

Jada coleman

Program Coordinator
jacoleman@dva.in.gov
317-234-6062

Tim Wilson

Assistant Director
twilson4@dva.in.gov
317-232-2916

JAMIE POLLARD

Outreach Coordinator
Japollard@dva.in.gov
317-234-2077

Alaska2022-02-24T15:12:59+00:00

Office of Veterans Affairs State of Alaska
State of Alaska

  • 4600 Debarr Rd., Suite 180, Anchorage, AK 99508
  • Toll-Free: 888-248-3682

  • 907-334-0871

  • 907-334-0869
DIRECTOR

Delma Chapa

SAA Director
delma.chapa@alaska.gov
907-334-0871
Arizona2023-05-11T00:30:44+00:00

Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services
Arizona State Approving Agency

  • 3839 North 3rd Street, Suite 209, Phoenix, AZ 85012

  • 602-255-5395

  • 602-297-6675

Wendy Bevilacqua

Administrative Assistant
wbevilacqua@azdvs.gov
602-255-5395

Aaron Ferrell

Education & Program Specialist
aferrell@azdvs.gov
480-647-4891

Josee Martin

Education & Program Specialist
jmartin@azdvs.gov
480-356-6535

Xavier Pelaez

Education & Program Specialist
xpelaez@azdvs.gov
480-356-1678

DIRECTOR

Jeff Escobar

SAA Director
jescobar@azdvs.gov
602-677-6562

Arkansas2022-05-18T21:44:18+00:00

Arkansas State Approving Agency for Veterans Training
Arkansas Department of Workforce Education

  • 101 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 300, Little Rock, AR 72201

  • 501-324-9473

  • 501-324-9610

Felexia Thomas

Program Advisor
felexia.thomas@adhe.edu
501-683-5481
DIRECTOR

Bill Dedner

Program Manager
bill.dedner@adhe.edu
501-683-3642

Carlton Lawyer

Program Advisor
carlton.lawyer@adhe.edu
501-683-1392

Sheila Gray

Administrative Assistant
sheila.gray@adhe.edu
501-324-9473
California2023-09-13T21:13:10+00:00

California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE)

DIRECTOR

Cheryl Iannello

Assistant Deputy Secretary
Chief of Private Postsecondary Education
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Richard Charron

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Ranesha Davis

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Katherine Desiere

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Tyler Dranguet

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Shane Ferrebee

Senior Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Ezekiel Hall

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Yolanda Norris

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Monique Pope

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Michelle Robinson

Julissa Silva-Garcia

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov

Ben Weinberg

Education Specialist
csaaveinfo@calvet.ca.gov
Colorado2023-12-21T21:43:22+00:00

Office of Veterans Education and Training

  • 9101 East Lowry Boulevard, Denver, CO 80230-6011
  • 720-858-2814

  • 303-595-1621

DIRECTOR

Mike Roberts

Director
michael.roberts@cccs.edu
720-858-2329

Myra Dollar

Education Specialist I
myra.dollar@cccs.edu
303-595-1622

Ted Jimenez

Education Specialist I
ted.jimenez@cccs.edu
720-858-2328
Connecticut2023-07-25T19:56:25+00:00

State Approving Agency
Connecticut Office of Higher Education

  • 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 707, Hartford, CT 06103
  • 860-947-1816

  • 860-947-1310

NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Michael Criscuolo

NASAA Past President
Michael.Criscuolo@ct.gov
860-947-1831
Delaware2022-03-31T13:29:28+00:00

Delaware State Approving Agency

  • 35 Commerce Way, Dover, DE 19904
  • 302-857-3313

  • 302-739-1770

DIRECTOR

Patricia Keeton

Director, State Approving Agency
patricia.keeton@doe.k12.de.us
302-857-3313
Florida2024-04-10T17:17:21+00:00

Bureau of State Approving for Veterans’ Training
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

  • 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, Bay Pines, FL 33744
  • 727-319-7402

  • 727-319-7781
DIRECTOR

Betsy Wickham

Bureau Chief
betsy.wickham@fdva.fl.gov
727-319-7401

Cora Stagner

Office Manager
cora.stagner@fdva.fl.gov
727-319-7402

Paul Smith

Administrative Assistant III
paul.smith@fdva.fl.gov
727-319-7406

Sondra Goodman

Program Specialist IV
sondra.goodman@fdva.fl.gov
727-401-9279

Nathaniel Knight

Program Specialist IV
nathaniel.knight@fdva.fl.gov
850-556-0848

Brad Gilkes

Program Specialist IV
brad.gilkes@fdva.fl.gov
352-422-5736

Kelli Colborne

Program Specialist IV
kelli.colburne@fdva.fl.gov
904-252-4106

Madeline Mendez

Program Specialist IV
madeline.mendez@fdva.fl.gov
954-540-6542

Dale Towery Jr.

Program Specialist IV
dale.towery@fdva.fl.gov
850-964-5560

Ingrid Abernathy

Program Specialist IV
ingrid.abernathy@fdva.fl.gov
727-385-5865

Doris Torres

Program Specialist IV
doris.torres@fdva.fl.gov
850-322-1373

William Graydon

Program Specialist IV
william.graydon@fdva.fl.gov
941-299-2847
Georgia2023-10-19T17:24:43+00:00

State Approving Agency
Department of Veterans Services

  • Floyd Veterans’ Memorial Building, Suite E-970, Atlanta, GA 30334-4800
  • 404-656-2306

  • 404-657-6276

DIRECTOR

Bobby Davis

Director
saaga@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2306

NASAA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER

Lily Snyder

Senior Coordinator
saals@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2322

Frank Kollig

Senior Coordinator
fkollig@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2322

H. Neil Slay

Senior Coordinator
neil.slay@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2322

Calvin Waters

Coordinator
calvin.waters@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2322

Bernard Toney

Coordinator
bernard.toney@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2322

Dairelle Shropshire

Secretary II
dshropshire@vs.state.ga.us
404-656-2306

Hawaii2023-11-03T02:54:09+00:00

Hawaii State Approving Agency

  • 3949 Diamond Head Road, Building 300, Room 14, Honolulu, HI  96816-4495

  • 808-369-3559

DIRECTOR

Curtis Washburn, PhD

Director
Hawaii State Approving Agency
curtis.washburn@hawaii.gov
808-369-3559
Idaho2024-03-18T15:55:14+00:00

Idaho Division of Veterans Services
State Approving Agency

  • 351 Collins Road, Boise, Idaho 83702

  • 208-780-1334

  • 208-780-1331

Director

Paul Spannknebel

SAA Director
education@veterans.idaho.gov
208-780-1334

Shannon L Patenoude

SAA Program Administrator
Education Program Specialist
education@veterans.idaho.gov
208-513-4608

Abby Edgar

Program Specialist Technician
education@veterans.idaho.gov
208-514-5412

Wendy Van Zeeland

Technical Records Specialist
education@veterans.idaho.gov
208-780-1334
Illinois2024-01-18T17:59:34+00:00

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

  • 833 South Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62704

  • 217-782-7838

  • 217-524-8394

Andy Pieper

Veterans Education Specialist – Wheaton Office
andrew.pieper@illinois.gov
630-690-6270
DIRECTOR

Dan Wellman

Administrator
dan.wellman@illinois.gov
217-782-7838

Enrique Cabrera

Veterans Education Specialist- Joliet Office
enrique.cabrera@illinois.gov
815-730-4358

Janine Arriola

Jay Hoffman

Melissa Cushman

Veterans Education Specialist – Springfield Office
melissa.cushman@illinois.gov
217-785-4578

Tiffany Perry

Veterans Education Specialist – Chicago Office
tiffany.perry@illinois.gov
773-292-2789
Alabama2022-04-22T16:34:35+00:00

Alabama State Approving Agency
Alabama Community College

  • P.O. Box 302130
    135 South Union Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

  • 334-293-4664

  • saa@accs.edu

Kimberly Minniefield

Program Specialist
kimberly.minniefield@accs.edu
334-293-4503
Director

James A. Thompson

Director
james.thompson@accs.edu
334-293-4708

Laura Taylor

Program Analyst
laura.taylor@accs.edu
334-293-4664
Iowa2024-02-17T23:02:58+00:00

Iowa Department of Education
Veterans and Military Education

  • Grimes State Office Building
    400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
  • 515-281-3317

  • 515-242-5988

Jathan Chicoine

Education Consultant
jathan.chicoine@iowa.gov
515-725-2865
DIRECTOR

Monte Burroughs

Education Consultant
monte.burroughs@iowa.gov
515-631-9207

Kansas2023-11-08T21:35:47+00:00

Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office

  • Jayhawk Towers
    700 Southwest Jackson Street, Suite 1004, Topeka, KS 66603-3714

  • 785-296-3976

  • 785-296-1462

DIRECTOR

Eric Rohleder

SAA Director
eric.rohleder@ks.gov
785-296-7765

Brigette Hayes

Public Service Administrator
brigette.hayes@ks.gov
785-338-1900

Lori Thompson

Public Service Administrator
lori.thompson@ks.gov
785-338-1815

Kentucky2022-04-20T21:14:41+00:00

Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Education

  • 300 North Main Street, Versailles, KY 40383

  • 859-256-3352

  • 859-256-3123

Kaleb Cornett

Education Specialist
kaleb.cornett@kctcs.edu
859-256-3329
DIRECTOR

Gwen Hacker

Director
gwen.hacker@kctcs.edu
859-256-3352

Ronnie Smith

Education Specialist
ronnie.smith@kctcs.edu
859-256-3260
Louisiana2022-02-24T17:04:24+00:00

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs

  • P.O. Box 94095 Capitol Station
    602 North 5th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095
  • 225-219-5013

  • 225-219-5590

Noble Ellington

Administrative Support
noble.ellington1@la.gov
225-219-0350

Barbara Jackson

Administrative Support
barbara.jackson@la.gov
225-219-5013
NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Cleophus Wallace

NASAA South Region Vice President
cleophus.wallace@la.gov
225-219-5012

Torrence Joseph

Education Program Consultant
torrence.joseph@la.gov
225-219-5010
Maine2022-05-03T15:19:21+00:00

State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Programs
Maine Bureau of Veterans Services

  • 117 State House Station, Agusta, ME 04333-0117

  • 207-430-6033

Daryl Reed

 

DIRECTOR

Eileen Miazga

Director
eileen.miazga@maine.gov
207-430-6033
Maryland2022-05-03T15:22:18+00:00

Maryland Higher Education Commission

NASAA Executive Board Member
DIRECTOR

Everette Jackson, Jr.

NASAA Judge Advocate
everetted.jackson@maryland.gov
410-767-3095

Olayta Rigsby

Veteran Affairs Analyst
olayta.rigsby@maryland.gov
410-767-3067