MEET THE STAFF -draft

International Leadership Team

Samantha McCabe (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Services Director

Colleen Hutchinson (she/her/hers)

Position title: Associate Director for Advising Services

Melissa Murray Baltus (she/her/hers)

Position title: Assistant Director for Global Engagement

Advising Services Team

Kathleen Finnegan (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Stacy Woodward (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Student Success Team

Sabrine Ali (she/her/hers)

Position title: BRIDGE Coordinator and Documentation Services Coordinator

Kacha Fischer (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Engagement Coordinator

Compliance and Operations

David Burnett (he/him/his)

Position title: SEVIS Specialist

Alexander Schirk (he/him/his)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Jacquie Bormett (she/her/hers)

Position title: SEVIS Specialist

Cameron Millard (he/him/his)

Position title: Information Systems Network Support Technician Senior

ISS Student Staff

Hamlet Abrahamyan (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Yerevan, Armenia

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Duraid Abukhamseen (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Yiwen Ai (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Transitions Intern

Nadia Aikebaier

Position title: International Engagement Coordinator

Atheer Al Riyami (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Muscat, Oman & Asturias, Spain

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Sabrine Ali (she/her/hers)

Position title: BRIDGE Coordinator and Documentation Services Coordinator

Sabrine Ali (she/her/hers)

Position title: BRIDGE Coordinator

Email: sabrine.ali@wisc.edu

Sarah Almutawa (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Doreen Anande (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Oluwayinka Arawomo (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Joel Baraka (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Letícia Barbosa (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Jacquie Bormett (she/her/hers)

Position title: SEVIS Specialist

David Burnett (he/him/his)

Position title: SEVIS Specialist

Ámbar Carvallo

Position title: Graduate Student Representative

Subodh Chandra Subedi (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Joy Chen (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Outreach & Communications Assistant

Tiffany Chen

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Xiao Cheng (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Chen Shien Chia (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Maxwell Chibuogwu (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Benin City, Nigeria

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Joan Chimezie (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Yoann Choy (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Lognes, France

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Cecilia Cui (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Cecilia Cui (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Chengdu, China

Eric Delgado (he/him/his)

Position title: SEVIS Specialist

Guangzhi (Oliver) Ding (he/him/his)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Dorcas Donkoh (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Andrew Dooley (he/him/his)

Position title: SEVIS Specialist

Terra Dotta (they/them)

Position title: UW International Student & Scholar Portal

Yiting Duan (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Omar O. Dumdum

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Cebu, Philippines

Nurfara Faisal (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Francisca Andrea Nuñez Ferreira (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Kathleen Finnegan (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Kacha Fischer (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Reach and ISAB Coordinator

Kacha Fischer (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisory Board Coordinator

Kacha Fischer (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Engagement Coordinator

Eren Fukuda (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Eren Fukuda (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Estefanía Galindo (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Dipika Garg (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Elaf Ghawas (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Ryan Goos (he/him/his)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Saniya Goyal (she/her)

Credentials: Global Engagement Team Intern

Position title: Multimedia and Video Intern

Siddharth Raj Gupta (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), India

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Siddharth Raj Gupta

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), India

Patricia Haberkorn (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Emily Herbert (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Swee Ying Hoo (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Chunxin (Aurora) Hou

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Transitions Intern

Mina House (she/her/hers)

Position title: Assistant Director for Operations

Eric Hsienchen Chu (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Kitty Huang (she/her)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Huawei Huang (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Transitions Intern

Colleen Hutchinson (she/her/hers)

Position title: Associate Director for Advising Services

Jeeva Immanuel Premkumar (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Kinshasa, DR Congo

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Arjun Iyer (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Hiya Jain (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Safiya Jama (she/her)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Safiya Jama (she/her)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Kitale, Kenya

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Sydney Jenkins (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Vaishnavi Kale (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Aruna Kallon (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Nima Keivani (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Sourabh Kenjale (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Yeounji Kim (she/her)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Barbara Kluesner (she/her/hers)

Position title: Assistant Director of Compliance

Ankit Kulshrestha (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Jaya Larsen (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Division Communications Specialist

Thitipong Lawphongpanich (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Lyndsay Le (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Transitions Intern

Graciela Lebron (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Haoyang Li (he/him/his)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Global Badger Experience Grant Intern

Xinyu Li (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Jenny Liao (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Transitions Assistant

Henrieta Licha (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Nurul Lim (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nuohao Liu (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Shiyu Liu (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Changsha, Hunan, China

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Dan Luo (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Natalie Mai (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Praveen Maripelly (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Eduardo Martinez Villegas (he/him)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Alan Mashen (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Samantha McCabe (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Services Director

Email: samantha.mccabe@wisc.edu

Address:
Samantha leads the charge of ISS to advocate and support international students studying at University of Wisconsin-Madison. As Director, Sam works closely with campus administration and Big Ten University colleagues to create policies and practices that support international students in the most inclusive and engaging way.

Randa Meyer (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Cameron Millard (he/him/his)

Position title: Information Systems Network Support Technician Senior

Allyson Mills (she/her/hers)

Position title: Student Engagement Intern

Anuj Modi

Position title: Graduate Student Representative

Ama Mohammed (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Joud Mohammed A Almozaiyn (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Melissa Murray Baltus (she/her/hers)

Position title: Assistant Director for Global Engagement

Email: melissa.s.murray@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2044

Lam Nguyen (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Deborah Oluwakemi Akinwole (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Allyson (Ally) Opps (she/her/hers)

Position title: J-1 Compliance Specialist

Moldir Oskenbay (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Maxwell Ozioma Chibuogwu (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Jinwan Park (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Vaidehi Patil (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Aquila Peeran (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Mojca Penca (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Eric Peng (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Rayane Prado Nunes (she/they)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Rayane Prado Nunes (she/they)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Cuiabá, Brazil

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Karlygash Rakhimova (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Eyad Reda (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Muhammad Rehan (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023–24

Position title: Hometown: Pakistan

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Babatunde Opeyemi Salami (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Sahil Sasidharan (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Delhi, India

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Alexander Schirk (he/him/his)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Sara Sheibani (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Rung Shih (she/her/hers)

Position title: Undergraduate Student Representative

Rung Shih (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan

Vanessa Soendjaja (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Jay Stokes (he/him/his)

Position title: International Engagement Coordinator

Allison Streckenbach (she/her/hers)

Position title: Transitions Coordinator

Christine Sui (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

George (Georgii) Sukhotin (he/him)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Student Organization & Peer Mentor Intern

Dharani Suresh Babu (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Yuanru Tan (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2022-23

Position title: Hometown: Sichuan, China

Email: isab@studentlife.wisc.edu

Adati Tarfa (she/her/hers)

Position title: Equity and Inclusion Representative

Adati Tarfa (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Yola, Nigeria

Nishant Verma (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Parker Wall (he/him)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: Global Badger Experience Grant Intern

Yawei Wang (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Stacy Woodward (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor

Yihan Wu (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Kiki Wu (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: International Reach Intern

Daining Xing (she/her/hers)

Position title: ISS Peer Advisor

Sujay Yadalam Sudarshan (he/him/his)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Bangalore, India

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Sean Yan

Position title: Affiliated Student Organization Member

Reina Yano (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Seung Yun Kim (she/her)

Credentials: International Reach Ambassador

Sofiah Zaki (she/her)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2023-24

Position title: Hometown: Dengkil, Selangor, Malaysia

Keting Zhang (she/her)

Position title: Hometown: Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

Email: isab@iss.wisc.edu

Ruisu Zhang

Position title: Transfer Student Representative

Meredith Zhou (she/her/hers)

Credentials: International Student Advisory Board Member 2021-22

Position title: Hometown: Hangzhou, China

Ziyao Zhou (she/her/hers)

Credentials: Global Engagement Intern

Position title: International Reach Intern

Dingyi Zhou

Position title: Undergraduate Student Representative