Meet the Team - Iowa College Access Network - ICAN

Meet the Team

Troy Andersen

Student Success Advisor
Central Iowa Student Success Center (Des Moines area)
tandersen@ICANsucceed.org
(515) 402-4206

Joined ICAN: July 2015

Education:

  • M.A. in German, Bowling Green State University
  • B.A. in English and German, Simpson College
  • Teacher Licensure, University of Northern Iowa
  • Texas Teacher Certification

Professional Experience:

  • Admissions Counselor, AIB College of Business
  • Admissions Representative, WyoTech
  • General Education and Training Specialist, Department of the Air Force
  • Teacher/Coach, Killeen Independent School District
  • Student Teacher, Northside Independent School District
  • Fullbright English Teaching Assistant - Linz, Austria

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)

Erick Danielson

Vice President of Programs
Central Iowa Student Success Center (Des Moines area)
edanielson@ICANsucceed.org
(515) 402-4203

Joined ICAN: September 1998

Education:

  • B.A. in English and Communication Arts, William Penn College
  • A.S., Carl Sandburg College

Professional Experience:

  • Supervisor, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Senior Outreach Representative, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Outreach Representative, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Assistant Director of Admissions, William Penn College

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
  • Past Professional Development Chair, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Professional Development Chair, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Past Nonvoting Member of Executive Board, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)

Mary Joan Dougherty

Student Success Advisor
mjdougherty@icansucceed.org
(515) 402-4211

Joined ICAN: June 2017

Education:

  • M.S. in School Counseling, Wayne State College
  • B.A. in Music Education, Central College

Professional Experience:

  • High School Counselor - Maple Valley-Anthon Oto Community Schools
  • High School Counselor - Boyer Valley Community Schools
  • K-12 Vocal Music - Boyer Valley Community Schools
  • K-6 Vocal Music Teacher - Logan-Magnolia Community Schools
  • 7-12 Vocal Music - Woodbine Community Schools

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, Iowa State Education Association

Lupe Hernandez

Student Success Advisor
Eastern Student Success Center (Quad Cities)
East Central Iowa Student Success Center (Hiawatha)
ghernandez@ICANsucceed.org
(319) 423-7702

Joined ICAN: June 2007

Education:

  • B.A. in Psychology and Sociology, Iowa Wesleyan College

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Outreach Representative, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Outreach Representative, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Resident Advisor for Bridge Students at Upward Bound, University of Iowa
  • Student Services Facilitator, West Liberty High School

Professional Involvement:

  • Board Member, Quad City Scholars
  • Member, Hispanic Professionals Network in the Quad Cities
  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member (Education Committee), League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
  • Member, Mexican American Organization, Davenport
  • College Fair Co-chair, Viva Quad Cities

John Holland

Student Success Advisor
Northeast Iowa Student Success Center (Waterloo)
jholland@ICANsucceed.org
(319) 423-7703

Joined ICAN: August 1999

Education:

  • M.A.E. in College/University Student Services, University of Northern Iowa
  • B.A. in General Studies with Business Minor, University of Northern Iowa

Professional Experience:

  • Financial Aid Coordinator, Hawkeye Community College
  • Peer Advisor, Financial Aid Office, University of Northern Iowa

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)

Steve Irvin

Student Success Advisor
Southwest Iowa Student Success Center (Council Bluffs)
sirvin@icansucceed.org
(515) 402-4209

Joined ICAN: July2014

Education:

  • Ms.Ed. in Secondary School Counseling, Northwest Missouri State University
  • B.A. in Secondary Social Science Education, University of Northern Iowa
  • A.A. in Secondary Social Science Education, Iowa Western Community College

Professional Experience:

  • High School/Middle School Counselor, Treynor Community Schools
  • High School/Junior High Counselor, South Page Community Schools
  • Social Studies Instructor, Coach, Athletic Director, South Page Community Schools
  • Social Studies Instructor and Coach, Mallard Community Schools

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  • Past-President, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • School Counselor of the Year - Iowa Association of College Admission Counseling (2004)
  • ICAN Advisory Council Member (2003-2006) (2012-2014)
  • Counselor Advisory Board member - University of Iowa (2003-2006)
  • Chairperson - Southwest Iowa Counselors (2004-2006)
  • Chairperson - Western Iowa Conference Counselors (2004-2014)
  • Conference Presenter - Technology for Counselors - Southwest Iowa Counselor Conference - (2013 & 2014)

Rob Miller

President & Executive Director
East Central Iowa Student Success Center (Hiawatha)
rmiller@ICANsucceed.org
(515) 402-4200

 

Joined ICAN: September 2012

2007-09 Past Director

Education:

  • B.A. in journalism and mass communications with a minor in marketing, University of Iowa

    Sales and Executive Management positions with: 

  • ACT, Inc.
  • Iowa Student Loan
  • Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Xap Corporation
  • NCS Pearson 

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, National Association of Student Financial Administrators (NASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)  
  • Member, National College Access Network (NCAN) 
  • Advisory Board Member, Doorway to College Foundation

Brittania Morey

Director of Communications
East Central Iowa Student Success Center (Hiawatha)
bmorey@ICANsucceed.org
(319) 423-7708

Joined ICAN: July 2008

Education:

  • M.B.A. with Marketing emphasis, Marylhurst University
  • B.A. in Art and Journalism, University of Northern Iowa
  • A.A., Kirkwood Community College

Professional Experience:

  • Communications & Research Specialist, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) 
  • Outreach Representative, Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
  • Marketing Coordinator, Kirkwood Community College
  • Graphic Designer, Kirkwood Community College
  • Graphic Designer, Gazette Communications

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, National College Access Network (NCAN) 
  • Nonvoting Board Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, Iowa College Goal Sunday Committee
  • Member, College and Career Success Research Alliance

Meghan Schneekloth

Student Success Advisor
mschneekloth@ICANsucceed.org
(319) 423-7704

Joined ICAN: August 2017

Education:

  • B.A. in Communications Studies and Public Relations, Mount Mercy University

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Marketing Manager, Coe College
  • Communications & Support Specialist, Frank N. Magid Associates
  • Recruitment Coordinator Graduate & Accelerated Programs, Mount Mercy Univesity
  • Events & Volunteer Coordinator, Four Oaks
  • Professional Involvement:
  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)

Jessica Schultz

Student Success Advisor
Central Iowa Student Success Center (Ankeny)
jschultz@ICANsucceed.org
(515) 402-4210

Joined ICAN: July 2008

Education:

  • B.S. in Marketing, Northwest Missouri State University

Professional Experience:

  • Loan Counselor, Iowa Student Loan
  • Admissions Representative, Kaplan University
  • Admissions Representative, Vatterott College

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
  • Member, Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA)

Cindy Shupp

Administrative Assistant
East Central Iowa Student Success Center (Hiawatha)
cshupp@ICANsucceed.org
(319) 423-7705

Joined ICAN: January 2007

Education:

  • B.S. in Education, minor in Health Education, Iowa State University
  • Coaching Endorsement, Iowa State University

Professional Experience:

  • Registrar, Decorah High School
  • YMCA Program Director, Marshalltown
  • Boys Swimming Coach, Decorah High School
  • Girls Swimming Coach, Marshalltown
  • YMCA Aquatic Director, Oskaloosa

Shea Stamp

Student Success Advisor
East Central Iowa Student Success Center (Hiawatha)
sstamp@ICANsucceed.org
(319) 423-7706

Joined ICAN: January 2010

Education:

  • B.A. in Sociology, Central College

Professional Experience:

  • Admission Representative, Central College
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Central College

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling (Iowa ACAC)
  • Member, Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
  • Member, Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA)
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