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Why Choose MKN? 
Professional Development.

MO-KAN-NE offers a variety of professional development opportunities for TRIO and GEAR UP professionals to expand their skills.

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2022-2023 MKN
Board of Directors

President

President-Elect

Past-President

Treasurer

Secretary

State Rep (MO)

State Rep (KS)

State Rep (NE)

Member-at-Large

Member-at-Large 

Member-at-Large 

Member-at-Large

Member-at-Large 

Member-at-Large

Parliamentarian
 

Miosha Wagoner

Brandon Hammond

Beth Jacobs

Roxanna James

Erika Sterup

Nicholas Horne

Julie Cayton

Krystal Rice

Whitney Wolk Maddux

Jacque Loghry

Shauntelle Thompson

Kristi Bolen

Sarah Aguirre

Rashawn Harvey

Shanna Frank

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MIOSHA WAGONER

President

Miosha "Yosh" Wagoner  currently serves as the Project Director for the Student Support Services program at the Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, KS.

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BRANDON HAMMOND

President-Elect

Brandon Hammond currently serves as the Academic Advisor for the Upward Bound. A TRIO Program at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Missouri.

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BETH JACOBSON

Past-President

Beth Jacobson currently serves as the Project Director for the Educational Talent Search program at the University of  Nebraska in Lincoln, NE. 

Research topics relevant to our mission.

Promote professional standards in the field.

Provide quick, informed and meaningful responses at the state and national levels to issues affecting education for our constituents.

Maintain regular communication among members through the MKN Newsletters and Website.

Direct communication among individual members and member institutions.

Host conferences for members and educational opportunity program allies.

Promote public awareness of issues important to our constituents.

Educate state and national leaders to our purpose, importance and impact on the lives of our constituents.

What We Do.

Committe Chairs

2022 -2023 MKN
Committee Chairs

Membership and Certification



Research and Evaluation



Special Concerns and Affiliations

Legislation and Education


Fair Share

Brandon Hammond
Krystal Rice
Julie Cayton
Nicholas Horner

Sarah Aguirre
Kari Azevedo


Corinne Nilsen


Kurt Peterson
Krystal Rice

Jacque Loghry
Krystal Rice
Nicholas Horne
Julie Cayton

Scholarships

Public Relations and Communications


Alumni Engagement


TRIO Day and First Gen Celebrations

MKN Achievers 

Professional Development


Annual Conference

Diana Carbajal
Brenda Armstrong

Shauntelle Thompson
Brooke Sullivan

Eden Tullis
Angela Zarbynick

Marilynn Chavez


Liz Shepard

Brandon Hammond
Beth Jacobson

Brandon Hammond
Rona Prater

McNair Heartland Conference



Adult Student Leadership Conference


Pre-College Student Leadership Conference

        
MILE


Finance


Nominations and Elections


Technology




New Professionals

Kari Azevedo
Shanna Frank
Valdis Zalite
Heather Cianciola

Rayven Meadows

Mike Conley


Rayven Meadows
Mike Conley


Mike Conley
Liz Shepard

Kristi Bolen
Roxanna James

Mark Patten



Mike Conley
Shauntelle Thompson
Yosh Wagoner


Whitney Wolk Maddux
Beth Jacobson

What's New with MKN
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What's New with MKN?

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2023 Pre-college Student Leadership Conference 

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