Passionate. Dedicated. Professional. Collaborative.

NABITA consultants are industry leaders driven to educate and train others around critical issues related to behavioral intervention. Our advisors bring their practical knowledge and experience to inform NABITA’s work. Each member of our team brings concierge-level service to our members and clients, going above and beyond to provide excellence in service and delivery.


Association and Training Operations

Megan Birster

Executive Director, Training Operations, TNG

Allison Campbell

Training Operations Specialist, TNG

Michelle Issadore, M.Ed.

Executive Vice President, Association and Training Operations, TNG

Michelle Larkin

Senior Training Operations Specialist, TNG

Jennifer McFadden

Training Operations Specialist, TNG

Shea Palmer

Senior Specialist, NABITA

Business Development

David Brunner

Director of Business Development

Chris Connolly

Associate Vice President, Business Development, TNG

Kate Halligan

Vice President, Business Development, TNG

Jay Hutchinson

Director of Business Development

Ryan McDavis, M.P.A., M.S.L.

Senior Associate Vice President, Business Development, TNG

Cathleen Parsons-Nikolić

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, TNG

Advisory Board

Joseph Allen, Ed.D.

Director of Community College Pathways, National University

Esther Asbell

Associate Superintendent, SAU 16

Aaron Austin, Ed.D.

Dean of Students and Associate Vice President, Student Affairs, Wichita State University

Thomas Calucci

Commander of the Specialized Services Division, University of Texas at San Antonio Police Department

Tim Cason, M.Ed.

Consultant, TNG

Erin Halligan-Avery, Ph.D.

Director, Health and Promotion Wellness Education at Rochester Institute of Technology

Peter Langman, Ph.D.

Curator of

W. Scott Lewis, J.D.

Managing Partner, TNG

Jamie Molnar, LMHC, RYT, QS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Nicole Morgan

Qualified Mental Health Professional, Oregon Department of Corrections; Licensed Professional Counselor

Aaron “Chip” Reese, Ed.D.

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Columbus State University; NABITA Past-President

Adrian Rodriguez

Vice President of Student Engagement and Success, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Makenzie Schiemann, M.S., Ph.D.

President, NABITA; Vice President, Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment, TNG

Christine Schramm, M.A.

Associate Vice President & Dean of Students, University of Dayton

Saundra K. Schuster, M.S., J.D.

Partner, TNG

Brett A. Sokolow, J.D.

Chair of the Board, TNG; President, ATIXA

Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D.

Partner, TNG; Vice President, ATIXA

Tenielle Tensley, J.D.

General Counsel, Kern High School District

Denise K. Tijerina

Assistant Dean of Students, Texas Tech University

Laura Ulmer, Ph.D.

Director of Student Conduct & Academic Integrity, Old Dominion University

Letitia Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, University of the District of Columbia