State Contacts

State Contacts

If you have further questions about the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP), first connect with your high school counselor or the college/university's MSEP point of contact.

For questions related to state participation in the program please reach out to the appropriate MSEP Council member listed below. 

For additional information, contact MHEC staff by sending an email to or call (612) 677-2777 extension 1.

Illinois Board of Higher Education

Nkechi Onwuameze
Senior Associate Director for Academic Affairs

1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
United States

Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Ross Miller
Director of State Authorization and Reciprocity

101 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206
United States

Kansas Board of Regents

Sam Christy-Dangermond
Associate Director for Academic Affairs

1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
United States

Michigan Association of State Universities

Daniel Hurley

101 South Washington Square, Suite 600
Lansing, MI 48933
United States

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

Meghan Flores
Manager, State Financial Aid Programs

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development

Leroy Wade
Deputy Commissioner

205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
United States

Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

Kadi Lukesh
Office Manager, Budget Coordinator, Bookkeeper

140 North Eighth Street, Suite 300
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
United States

North Dakota University System

Claire Gunwall
Director of Academic Affairs and Workforce Innovation

600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
United States

North Dakota University System

Brenda Zastoupil
Director of Financial Aid

600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 215
Bismarck, ND 58505-0230
United States

Ohio Department of Higher Education

Stephanie McCann
Associate Vice Chancellor, Program Development & Approval

25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

University of Wisconsin System

Aimee Arnold
Director, Budget and Planning

780 Regent St Suite 223
Madison, WI 53715
United States

Wisconsin Technical College System

Brandon Trujillo
Policy Advisor, Policy and Government Relations

4622 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
United States