2016-2017 Committee Chairs

Mike Espinoza
DePaul University
(773) 325-7500

April Ponte
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(217) 300-0186

Jamie Simon
Loyola Academy
(847) 920-2519

Executive Board Liaison

Megan O’Rourke
Professional Development Council Team
Marquette University
(414) 288-7302


It is the mission of the Summer Institute Committee along with the help of IACAC and its members, to collectively engage and create a program that will educate and mentor new counselors to the admissions profession and the IACAC organization. Summer Institute will offer professional development and networking opportunities which are applicable to current recruiting trends and will aid in their transition as professionals.


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Committee Members

Jessica Avila Cuevas, Loyola University Chicago
Evelyn Fraga, Cristo Rey Jesuit
Zak George, DePauw University
Brian Hodges, University of Illinois Springfield
Renee Koziol, Plainfield North High School
Mike Melinder, University of Iowa
Tony Minestra, Loyola Academy
Katie Pollard, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Stephanie Sczepanski, Saint Louis University
Amy Thompson, York Community High School
Erin Updegraff, DePaul University
Ben Wetherbee, Lake Forest Academy