Dr. Brian Bourke
Dr. Brian Bourke is a faculty member in the postsecondary education master's program at Murray State University, where he focuses on student affairs professional preparation. Brian discovered student affairs through his involvement in student government and campus activities as an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina Upstate. That involvement led to graduate school at the University of South Carolina, followed by several years working in residence life, along with doctoral study at The University of Alabama. Since becoming a faculty member in 2007, Brian has helped dozens of emerging professionals find their paths into student affairs. In addition to his work with graduate students, Brian engages in a number of scholarly and professional service activities. When he isn't preparing future student affairs leaders and thinking deeply about the field, Brian enjoys time with his wife and 6-year old daughter, and time in his woodworking shop.
Dr. Kim Bruemmer
Kim Bruemmer is the Assistant Director of Campus Activities at North Dakota State University (NDSU). She received her B.S. and M.S. from St. Cloud State University and recently earned her Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis on institutional analysis from North Dakota State University. Her scholarly interest in risk management stem from her experiences working with student organizations and liability related issues. In addition to her role at NDSU, Kim has held numerous roles within NACA at the regional and national levels including Regional Coordinator and being a general member of the Board of Directors.
Dr. Kathy Guthrie
Kathy L. Guthrie is an associate professor of Higher Education at Florida State University. In addition to teaching in the Higher Education Program, Guthrie also serves as the director of the Leadership Learning Research Center and coordinates the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies, which are both partnerships between the College of Education and the Center for Leadership and Social Change. Kathy's research focuses on leadership learning, online teaching and learning, and professional development for Student Affairs professionals specifically in leadership education. Guthrie serves on several editorial boards, is associate editor of the New Directions in Student Leadership series and editor of the Contemporary Perspectives in Leadership Learning book series.
Dr. Cindy Kane
Cindy serves as the Special Assistant to the Provost for Strategic Initiatives at Bridgewater State University after nearly 20 years in progressively responsible roles in campus activities and student affairs. Prior to working at BSU, she was employed at St. Peter's College (NJ) and Seton Hall University (NJ). Cindy completed her Ph.D. at University of Nebraska in December 2014 and holds a master's degree from New York University (NY) in student personnel administration in higher education and a bachelor's from Lafayette College (PA) in psychology. Cindy was selected as a Fellow with the American Council on Education in 2016-2017.
Cindy serves as an adjunct faculty member with the counselor education graduate program at BSU and has taught both on-line and face to face courses on topics relating to leadership in higher education. In addition, she is a consultant, speaker and program reviewer for associations and colleges and has served in leadership roles with the National Association for Campus Activities including prior service on the Board of Directors and current service on the advisory board for the new Journal of Campus Activities Practice and Scholarship.
In her time outside of work, she is a proud parent of her favorite emerging leader, @littleredsaid and is considering forwarding her phone calls and mail to the local baseball fields for the remainder of the year in order to keep up life as a practitioner, scholar and baseball mom.
Dr. David Rosch
Dave Rosch currently serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches leadership classes, conducts research on the impact of leadership training initiatives, and coordinates the graduate program in the Agricultural Education Program. He currently serves as the Editor of the Journal of Campus Activities Practice and Scholarship, and on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Leadership Education and Journal of Student Leadership.
Dave has served as Chair of the Leadership Scholarship Member Interest Group in the International Leadership Association, the co-coordinator of the National Leadership Symposium, and as a faculty member for the Leadership Educators Academy. Additionally, Dave is the Senior Research Fellow for LeaderShape, Inc. In 2016, Dave was awarded the inaugural Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Leadership Educators, and the NACTA Educator Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.
Dave earned a PhD in Higher Education from Syracuse University, an MS in Student Affairs from Colorado State University, and a BS in Psychology from Binghamton University.