Leadership Programs Staff
Dr. Corey Seemiller
Director of Leadership Programs
Corey received her Bachelor's degree from ASU, her Master's degree from NAU, and her PhD from the UofA. She prides herself on being a true Arizonan! She is the Blue Chip Global Theme Coordinator, teaches several leadership classes including Global Leadership, Leadership for Social Change, Organizational Leadership, Leadership Strategies, and Foundations of Leadership. She also oversees Leadership Courses for Credit and the Minor in Leadership Studies and Practice, the Equiss Social Justice Experience, the IBM Co-Op Program, and engages in other administrative functions to support all leadership programs.
Director of the Arizona Blue Chip Program, Advisor of Omicron Delta Kappa
Tina Neil has earned two degrees from the University of Rhode Island, a B.S. in Accounting and an M.S. in College Student Personnel. Tina has worked in Leadership Programs at the UA since 2008 and serves as the Director to the 400 student 4-year leadership program, Blue Chip. She is the Blue Chip Eco Theme Coordinator, the Omicron Delta Kappa advisor, and provides all supervisory and administrative oversight to the Blue Chip Program.
Director of NCLC, and NCLA
Jess started working in Leadership Programs in January of 2013. Jess received her Master's degree from Ball State University and has years of experience teaching, facilitating, advising, and conference planning. Jess is the Blue Chip Community Development Theme Coordinator and coordinates the Leadership On Demand Program, advises the 14-member Planning Committee for the National Collegiate Leadership Conference, and oversees the National Collegiate Leadership Association.
Director for ATLAS
Sarah graduated with her M.Ed. in College Student Personnel from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Prior to her master’s degree, she received a B.A. in Public Relations/Advertising from Penn State University. Sarah serves as the coordinator for ATLAS (Applied Tailored Leadership Adventure for Success) at the U of A. In her role, Sarah teaches leadership courses, facilitates leadership workshops, oversees internships, and also serves as the Blue Chips Arts Theme coordinator.
Graduate Assistant for Leadership
Devon Thomas is from New York where she graduated from The College at Brockport, SUNY with a B.S. in Psychology. Devon joined the Blue Chip team in 2012. Devon is the Global Theme Coordinator for Blue Chip and is responsible for Blue Chip Admissions. She also teaches courses in the Minor in Leadership Studies and Practice.
Graduate Assistant for Blue Chip
Meghan graduated from Chapman University in Orange, California with a B.A. in Communication Studies. She is the Blue Chip Social Entrepreneurship Theme Coordinator and oversees Phase III of the Blue Chip program.
Graduate Assistant for ATLAS and NCLC
Stacie Schultz graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BA in Psychology. She works with the ATLAS program as well as the National Collegiate Leadership Conference.
Ali Flath: Blue Chip Student Lead
Ebby El-Sharkawy: Assessment Student Lead
Valerie Willems: Alumni/Internships Student Lead
Janae Phillips: NCLA Student Lead
Sarah Hemzawi: Marketing Student Lead
Staff can be contacted at 520-621-8046.