McNair Advisory Council 2019-2020

Members of the McNair Advisory Council at Iowa State volunteer their time and are committed to:

  • Serve to support the mission of the Federal TRiO Ronald E. McNair Baccalaureate Achievement Program
  • Provide council and advocacy for the ongoing development of a strong McNair Program at Iowa State
  • Meet annually to review the program goals and objectives, and activites of students, faculty mentors, and the university community

The McNair Advisory Council is composed of the following members:

  • McNair Team: Thelma Harding, Dir. and Council Chr, Ashley Garrin, Asst. Dir., Arnold Woods, Program Asst. and Lynn Lundy Evans, Grad Asst.
  • McNair Graduate Student Representative: Alexis R. Slade, Master's Student, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • McNair Undergraduate Student Representative: Jose A. Carranza, Senior, Animal Ecology
  • Faculty Member: Dr. Tera Jordan, Associate Professor in Human Development and Family Studies
  • Faculty Member: Dr. Clark Coffman, Associate Professor in Genetics, Development & Cell Biology
  • Partnering TRiO Program Member: Robert Lipsey, Director of Student Support Services Program (SSSP)