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Oklahoma Academic Advising Association



Our Mission

Helping Advisors Become Their Best Since 1992

The purpose of the Oklahoma Academic Advising Association is to gain recognition for academic advising and to support the development and professional growth of academic advisors in higher education in Oklahoma. OACADA serves a constituency which includes academic advisors, counselors, faculty members, administrators, and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal, and vocational needs of students. OACADA is the representative and advocate of academic advisors in both public and private institutions and is a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas.


Steering Committee 

Kristal Sonderstrom Junkens - President

Chris Jeffries - Past President


Cheryl Serna - Treasurer


Kristal Dick - 2-year Representative


Karen Davis - Regional Representative


Megan Denney - Oklahoma Liaison to Region 7


Jana Jacobs - Communications Chair


Brandy Gunter-Cox - Website Chair


Sarah Ayres - Member-at-Large


Tennent Emmons - Member-at-Large

Jessie Youngblood - Secretary


Chris Borthick - Liaison Coordinator


Tami Barrett - Private Representative


Comprehensive Representative - Vacant (Position Description)

Nominations Due February 8, 2019

Holly Thomas - Professional Standards and Development Chair


Mark Nelson - Membership Chair


Tosha King - Member-at-Large


Kristen Queen - Member-at-Large