Chair Members

Margaret Wolfgram, Silver Lake College
Susan Farbo, Delano High School
Sarah Hogan, Providence Academy


Alisha Aasness, University of Minnesota-Crookston
Stephanie Becker, MTS Connections Academy
Ann Buesgens, Dakota County Technical College
Ninette Carlson - Michigan Tech
Shannon Greely, University of MN, Duluth
Joe Herrera, University of St. Thomas

Rebecca Hughes, University of St. Thomas
Nathan Hollatz, Minnesota State University Moorhead
Darren Wacker, Hobsons
Dawn Mensing, Bluesky Online School
Cory Piper-Hauswirth, St. Catherine University
Don Westphal, Bethany Lutheran College

Sabrina Tapps-Fee, University of Iowa
Todd Johnson, College Admissions Partners
Sara Mackenzie, University of MN, Twin Cities
Devon Ross, Augsburg College
Katie Voller-Berdan, Marshall School
Tom Voller, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University

Upcoming Committee Meetings

February 9th - Webex
March 14th - Webex
June 14th - Lunch meeting in St. Paul

August 23 - Webex

The National College Fair Committee Chairperson shall:

  • Call, convene and lead planning meetings
  • Recruit members to the local planning committee
  • Compile and update a working manual for the National College Fair Committee Chairs
  • Tri-Chairs shall hold their position for three years

The National College Fair committee shall

  • Recruit and schedule fair volunteers
  • Coordinate the workshops available to students and families
  • Collaborate with local Financial Aid professionals about resources for Financial Aid workshops and presence in the counseling center
  • Manage volunteers and layout at the counseling center
  • Staff the information booth
  • Assist with hospitality and welcome information for exhibitors
  • Welcome students and help with onsite student registration 
  • Recruit local sponsors and connect them with the national office
  • Research and develop local marketing opportunities
  • Handle communications with local high schools
  • Promote the Transportation Grant and select recipients 
  • Work with the national representative to handle event questions and concerns

Committee Time Commitment

  • Take part in committee meetings that take place quarterly. Committee members can join the meeting physically or call-in via Webex. 
  • Assist with event set-up the day prior to the fair 
  • Volunteer during the two days of the fair (volunteer opportunities are available for those who are not available during the open hours of the fair)
  • Take part in any ad hoc meetings as requested and available
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