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CUPA-HR Board of Directors 

Executive Committee

  • Jeff C. Herring, Chair
    Chief Human Resources Officer

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

  • Jay Stephens, Chair-elect
    Vice President for Human Capital Services

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

  • Susan Norton, Past Chair
    Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources

    University of Alabama
    1670 Ruby Tyler Parkway
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

  • 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

    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 (2019-2022)
    Director of Human Resources

    Michigan Technological University
    1400 Townsend Drive
    2nd Floor Lakeshore Center

  • Leanne Fuller, Southern Region (2019-22)
    Director, Human Resource Services

    Auburn University
    1550 East Glenn Avenue
    Auburn, AL 36830

  • 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

  • Carl Sorensen (2019-2022)
    Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources

    University of Richmond
    231 Richmond Way, Weinstein Hall
    Richmond, VA 23173-0001

  • Jami Painter (2019-2022)
    Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

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

  • Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes (2019-2022)
    Vice Chancellor for Organizational Effectiveness and Chief Human Capital Officer

    University of North Texas System
    1901 Main Street
    Dallas, TX 75201

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

    Boston University
    25 Buick Street
    Boston, MA 02215

  • Robyn Salvo (2020-2023)
    Director of Human Resources

    Monmouth University
    400 Cedar Avenue
    West Long Branch, NJ 07764

  • Christina Brogdon (2021-24)
    Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

    North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    1020 E. Wendover Avenue
    Greensboro, NC 27405

  • 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