Conference Committee

Conference 2025 Chair

Tion Taylor

Tion Taylor (he/him) is currently a Community Director in the Department of Resident Life at the University of Maryland, College Park in College Park, Maryland. He supervises three full-time Resident Directors and oversees a community with over 1,600 students. Tion’s professional background has been in housing and residential conduct. Before his current position, Tion was an Assistant Director for Residential Conduct at Wake Forest University where he oversaw the entire residential conduct process, trained professional and student staff, and supervised a team of two Hall Directors.

Tion has been actively involved with ASCA since 2020. He was awarded the Tamara Greenfield King Scholarship in 2020 and began his membership on the Equity & Inclusion Committee. Tion started his involvement on the ASCA Conference Committee in 2021 serving as an Extended Committee member of the Professional Growth Committee as the Career Development Coordinator. Tion continued in this role the following year when the conference transitioned back to being in person. During the 2023 Conference, Tion was selected as the Professional Growth Chair. Subsequently, Tion was named the 2025 Conference Chair/ 2024 Assistant Conference Chair.

Tion is excited to lead the 2025 Conference Committee in ensuring our final year in Portland is one to remember! There are a lot of new things in store and he hopes you consider joining us!

Conference 2025 Assistant Chair (2026 Chair)

LaRonda Brewer

LaRonda Brewer (she/her) is the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Conduct at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. LaRonda has been a member of ASCA since 2004. During this time, she served in many roles with the Association as the State Representative for Georgia, Regional Director, Case Study Co-Chair, SSAO Chair, Program Chair for the 2013 Annual Conference, and most recently as the Logistics Chair for thee 2024 ASCA Annual Conference in Portland, OR. In addition to these positions, LaRonda has served on the extended annual conference committee for several years leading up to her time as the Program Chair. LaRonda volunteered at check in and served as a program host. She has participated in the Gehring Academy with the following tracks: Foundations, Mid-Level, Director/SSAO, Sexual Misconduct, and Student Organizations.

In her position at Georgia State University, LaRonda oversees the student conduct process and supervises the student conduct team including two Coordinators of Student Conduct, a Records Coordinator, and two Graduate Assistants. She also works collaboratively with the Student Support team and the Equity and Civil Rights office. She is the hearing officer for sexual misconduct and Title IX cases heard by the Sexual Misconduct Board. LaRonda is responsible for recruiting panelists and advisors, coordinating training, and scheduling hearings. In addition to these roles, LaRonda is the liaison with University Housing and with academic colleges for academic integrity issues. She is the Maxient Database Administrator. LaRonda is a doctoral candidate in educational leadership at Georgia Southern University.

LaRonda is excited to serve the Association as the 2025 Assistant Conference Chair and the 2026 Conference Chair. She looks forward to elevating her volunteerism with the Association, helping set and implement the Association’s priorities, and giving back to the Association which has been instrumental in her professional development.


Assessment

Chair: Coming Soon!

Stay tuned for this Chair announcement.

Conference Experience

Chair: Antoinette Murray

Antoinette (she/her) is a native New Yorker and hails from Staten Island, NY. Antoinette is an alumna of SUNY Old Westbury where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Nova Southeastern University where she received her Master of Science in College Student Affairs with a Specialization in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Antoinette has 13 years of Student Affairs experience focused in the areas of Residence Life and Student Conduct.

Antoinette currently serves as the Assistant Director of Student Conduct for Residence Life at Rutgers University – New Brunswick in New Brunswick, New Jersey. In her role, Antoinette serves on the Residence Life Leadership Team, supervises a team of four student conduct professionals, and oversees the student conduct process for a residential population of approximately 16,000 students.

Antoinette has been a member of ASCA since 2020 and is excited to serve as the 2025 ASCA Conference Experience Chair. Antoinette looks forward to curating a memorable experience for you in the “Rose City” of Portland, Oregon during the 2025 ASCA Annual Conference!

Communications & Marketing

Chair: Jaime Weiser

Jaime Weiser (she/her) is the Assistant Director for the Office of Conduct and Community Standards at the University of Florida. In this role, she oversees the conduct and care processes within the housing department. Jaime is deeply passionate about student well-being and adopts a holistic approach to her work. She is dedicated to finding innovative and creative methods to engage with students, ensuring their overall growth and success.

Outside of her conduct role, Jaime takes great joy in advising the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi and teaching cycling classes at her local gym. As a past Tamara Greenfield King Equity and Inclusion Scholarship recipient, she is very excited to give back to the association and contribute to the overall success of the 2025 conference, supporting the organization that she calls her professional home.

Equity & Inclusion

Chair: OPEN

If you are interested in being the Equity & Inclusion Chair for the 2025 Annual Conference, please contact Tion Taylor at [email protected] immediately.

Logistics

Chair: Griffen Farrar

Griffen Farrar (he/him) currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students at Nevada State University. In this position, he serves as the Chief Conduct officer as well as supervision of the Office of Student Life, Career Services, and the housing partnership. Prior to Nevada State, Griffen served as the Director of Residence Life at Iowa Western a two-year institution in Council Bluffs Iowa and as a Residence Coordinator at the University of Wyoming.

Griffen has a BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MA from the University of Wyoming. He is excited to serve as the 2025 Conference Logistics Chair where we can sign off on our time in Portland in style.

Professional Growth

Chair: Kristin Ridge

Dr. Kristin Ridge (she/her) is the Associate Dean of Students, Community Standards, at the University of Rhode Island.  Proudly first-generation, Kristin holds bachelor’s degrees in English & American Literature and Russian Language Studies from NYU, a master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration from NYU, and her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Johnson & Wales University. Kristin has a certification in Student Affairs Law & Policy from NASPA and a certificate from the University of South Florida, Muma College of Business, for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace.

Programming

Chair: Michaela Arthur

Michaela Arthur (she/her) currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Office of Student Conduct at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. With a background spanning various roles since 2013 in Housing and Residence Life across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia, she brings extensive experience to her current position. Transitioning into Student Conduct in 2022, Michaela has found fulfillment in contributing to the ASCA community and recently served as the Connection Chair for the 2024 ASCA Annual Conference and as a member of the Case Study Resource Team.

Outside of work, she can be found experimenting with new recipes in her kitchen, tending to her rather large collection of house plants, or indulging in any and all Drag Race and Marvel content. Settling in West Virginia with her beloved wife and dog, Michaela is dedicated to supporting students and advancing the profession, embodying a passion for professional growth and service that she is excited to bring to the Conference Committee.