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UCAADA Officers

To e-mail the entire officer board, or if you are unsure who to contact, please e-mail UCAADA@uc.edu.

Marcell Crawford

Marcell Crawford

President
UC E-mail: marcell.crawford@uc.edu

Marcell is an Assistant Director and Advisor with the University Honors Program, supporting students enrolled in Arts & Sciences majors. An Ohio transplant, Marcell prior lived in Oklahoma, New Jersey, and Virginia. He holds a Bachelors degree in Government and Secondary Social Studies Education from the College of William & Mary and a Masters degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) from Ohio State. Marcell is passionate about empowering students to pursue their passions, engage with their communities, and develop strong self- efficacy.

The UCAADA President's role is to convene group for monthly meetings and special events; maintain organizational focus of group; maintain contacts with College Liaison Committee (CLC) and other university officers in academic and student affairs; propose and submit budget; act as UCAADA representative to outside organizations (NACADA, Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities, etc.)

Corinne Cook

Corinne Cook

Vice President
UC E-mail: corinne.cook@uc.edu

Corinne serves as an Assistant Director of Advising in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS). In her role, Corinne works with first-year students in the FEP and EASE programs; she also advises UC students hoping to transition to CEAS. Corinne thinks first-year engineering students are the coolest people on the planet and loves being part of the community that welcomes them to UC and CEAS. When she's not running all over UC, Corinne listens to a lot of podcasts, reads fiction (Murakami, Butler, and Okorafor are her current favorites), hangs out in coffee shops with her partner (Samuel), and loves on her two cats, Arlo and Maeby. 

The UCAADA Vice President's Role is to reserve meeting locations; coordinate UCAADA Holiday Party; assist in contacting guest speakers, support President and Programming Chair, as needed; oversee UCAADA Interest Groups.

Lisa Girffith

Aaron Zani

Programming Chair
UC E-mail: aaron.zani@uc.edu

Aaron is a University of Cincinnati graduate in Marketing and International Business. He has been working at UC since 2012, first starting out as a student worker for orientation. This is where Aaron found his desire to work in higher education which lead him to his current position as an Advisor in the Center for Pathways Advising and Student Success, where he has been since 2017. Aaron’s favorite thing about advising is interacting with students everyday and helping them find the best path to their desired major. Personally, Aaron is an avid runner and even ran a mile everyday in 2019 (yes, even on Christmas). He also loves to go to the movies and have a night in playing board games with his wife, Allison.

The program chair organizes and initiates, with the assistance of the UCAADA Executive Board, program content for the monthly UCAADA meetings; ensures that the content is sensitive to the needs of the general body of UCAADA and focuses on important updates, best practices, and general professional development opportunities; assists with other UCAADA sponsored events that require coordinating. programming or general logistics, as needed; responsible for reminding and following up with any and all presenters both prior to and after the meetings or event; and send thank you notes to guest speakers.

Tiffany Leazer

Awards & Recognition Chair
UC E-mail: tiffany.leazer@uc.edu

Tiffany has been a Bearcat for nearly 20 years.  She is a three-time graduate of the University of Cincinnati and began her career at UCBA.  She now serves as an Associate Director and Senior Academic Advisor in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.  In her role, she works with students to help them achieve their academic and professional goals.  She loves to see the creativity that her DAAP students exhibit day in and day out.  Personally, Tiffany enjoys shopping and spending time with her husband and two children.

Serves as the lead in planning and executing the UCAADA End of the Year Banquet; leads committee to recognize those involved in academic advising (i.e. Outstanding Academic Advisor of the Year, Faculty Advisor, Advising Administrator, etc) for End of Year Banquet. Finds creative and new ways to recognize advisors at UC, including UCAADA Advisor of the Month. Works closely with the Executive Board to consider recipients for the Barbara Schooley Award, as well.

Lacey Tomlinson

Erica Noll

Communication Officer
UC E-mail: erica.noll@uc.edu

Erica serves as a Program Coordinator for graduate programs in the School of Education. Her background includes an Interdisciplinary Studies degree, with an emphasis on science education from Capital University, along with a Master’s in Higher Ed from Kent State where she focused on Institutional Research and Assessment. Erica’s two main loves (besides her family and her delightful dog, Lola) are technology and data, and she is excited to be bringing those loves together in the role of Communication Chair.

The Communication Exec Board member keeps records of the organization and the main disseminator of information relevant to the advising community, including monthly meeting reminders. Keep the website current in order to promote meetings, share information and spotlight events. Manage social media.

Katie Mosure

Katie Mosure

Membership
UC E-mail: katie.mosure@uc.edu

Katie Mosure is a two-time University of Cincinnati graduate in Secondary Education and School counseling dedicated to student development and success. As an academic advisor for the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati, she is focused on helping future health care professionals achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals through appreciative advising sessions to encourage student growth through self-discovery, active learning, accountability, and respect.

The Membership chair maintains the official UCAADA Listserv roster, adding new members when requested; manages outreach to new members of the advising community; coordinates Advising Mentor Program; collecting regular feedback from UCAADA members.

Bre Buckner

Breana Buckner

Equity & Inclusion

UC E-mail: breana.buckner@uc.edu

Breana (Bre) Buckner has been a part of the Bearcat community since September of 2017 serving as an Academic Advisor at UC Blue Ash where she advises Pre-Health Education, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Speech Language Hearing Science, Veterinary Technology – Pending, Exploratory, and Pre-Advanced Medical Imaging Technology. She hails from Northeast Ohio where she graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs. In her free time Bre is learning to crochet, enjoys facetiming her nephew, painting, and reading.

Identify needs of individual advisors in affinity groups; encourage campus development of DEI education and training opportunities for faculty, staff, and students; disseminate information and successful practices related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education; community outreach for advisor representation

Steph Knox

Steph Knox

Past President
UC E-mail: steph.knox@uc.edu

Provide counsel to the current President, and historical context to Executive Board.

 

Elizabeth McLean

Liz McLean

Member-at-Large
UC E-mail: elizabeth.mclean@uc.edu

Liz McLean returned to Cincinnati in 2010 after spending a number of years in New Jersey.  Moving back to the suburb she grew up in (Wyoming) has been the best decision she has ever made!  She has been at UC Blue Ash College for the past 8 years, where she advises Pre-Advanced Medical Imaging, Pre-Criminal Justice, Pre-Health Profession and Pre-Social Work.  Her degrees include a BS in Sport Management from Slippery Rock University and an MA in School Counseling from Centenary College.  She has a son who is a Freshman in high school and enjoys volunteering in her community; feel free to ask about how much she loves Wyoming!

The Member-at-Large is to provide counsel and historical context to Executive Board. Take meeting minutes for Executive Board and UCAADA monthly meetings; distribute meeting minutes via UCAADA website.