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CUPA-HR Board of Directors 

Executive Committee

  • Jay Stephens, Chair
    Vice President for Human Capital Services

    Kansas State University
    1810 Kerr Dr, 103 Edwards Hall
    Manhattan, KS 66506

  • Jami Painter, Chair-elect
    Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

    University of Illinois System
    807 S. Wright St., Suite 440
    Champaign, IL 61820

  • Jeff C. Herring, Past Chair
    Chief Human Resources Officer

    The University of Utah
    250 East 200 South, Suite 1600
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

  • Kelli Shuman, Treasurer
    Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Elon University
    2070 Campus Box
    Elon, NC 27244

  • Andy Brantley, Ex-Officio
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    CUPA-HR
    1811 Commons Point Drive
    Knoxville, TN 37932

Regional Directors

  • Kristi Yowell (2021-24)
    Associate Vice President for Human Resources

    Goucher College
    1021 Dulaney Valley Road
    Baltimore, MD 21204-2780

  • Renee Hiller, Midwest Region (2019-2023)
    Vice President for Human Resources and Workplace Experience

    St. Cloud State University
    720 4th Avenue South
    St. Cloud, MN 56301

  • Ale Kennedy, 2023-25
    Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Clemson University
    108 Perimeter Road
    Clemson, SC 29634

  • Theresa Elliot-Cheslek, Western Region (2020-23)
    Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

    Washington State University
    139 French Administration Building, PO Box 641014
    Pullman, WA 99164-1014

At-Large Directors

  • Amanda Bailey (2020-23)
    Vice President for Human Resources

    Boston University
    25 Buick Street
    Boston, MA 02215

  • Robyn Salvo (2020-2023)
    Associate Vice President for Human Resources

    Monmouth University
    400 Cedar Avenue
    West Long Branch, NJ 07764

  • Heather Hart (2021-24)
    Executive Director of Human Resources

    Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana-Lafayette
    3101 South Creasy Lane
    Lafayette, IN 47905

  • El pagnier Kay (EK) Hudson (2021-24)
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Vice Provost, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Florida International University
    11200 SW 8th Street, Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PC224
    Miami, FL 33199-0001

  • Jazzmine N. Clarke-Glover (2022-25)
    Vice President of Workplace Culture and Inclusion (CHRO, CDO, Title IX Coordinator)

    Wagner College
    631 Howard Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301-4495

  • Christine Lovely (2022-25)
    Vice President and CHRO

    Cornell University
    130 Day Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853

  • Josh Mackey (2022-25)
    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Northern Arizona University
    411 S Beaver Street, Centennial Building (Bldg. 91)
    Flagstaff, AZ 86011

  • Helena A. Rodrigues (2022-25)
    Vice President and CHRO

    The University of Arizona
    888 N Euclid Ave, PO Box 210158, Suite 217
    Tucson, AZ 85721-0158

  • Eugene Whitlock (2022-25)
    Chief People & Culture Officer/Associate Vice Chancellor-Human Resources

    University of California-Berkeley
    2199 Addison St, University Hall
    Berkeley, CA 94720-1675