February 15, 2019 WSU Tri-Cities vice chancellor elected regional director of student affairs professionals organization
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Chris Meiers, WSU Tri-Cities vice chancellor of student affairs, was recently elected as the regional director for the Northwest region of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, also known as NASPA.
As regional director, Meiers will lead region V, which encompasses Alaska, British Columbia, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, Idaho and Nevada. His duties in the role will consist of representing region V on the national board and leading the regional board of directors in professional activities and services. He has been involved with NASPA for more than 20 years in various regional and national appointments.
“It is an honor to be selected to serve a professional organization that has meant so much to me and other professionals,” Meiers said. “NASPA is where you find some of the most dedicated professionals in higher education and the work that we do on our campuses has a direct impact on student success, graduation and outcomes for the communities that we serve.”
Meiers will officially start serving as NASPA regional director at NASPA’s annual conference in Los Angeles in March. He will serve in the position for two years.
NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession. The organization provides professional development, advocacy and research for 15,000 members in all 50 states, 25 countries and eight U.S. territories.
For more information about NASPA, visit www.naspa.org.