Danette Bontrager

Business Manager

Manages Center’s finances and program billing as well as CISI international insurance program. Assists students with Visa applications (Spain, Italy, France, and misc. countries) and ISUAbroad technical questions. Advises students on ESSEC and Solvay exchanges and administers London College of Fashion and Paris American Academy programs. Assist faculty and staff with short term program planning and logistics (Project Assist program).

Cate Clark

Office Clerk

Processes P-card transactions, insurance enrollments, purchasing requisitions, p-card transactions, employee reimbursements, account­ing paper­work, and ISUAbroad mate­r­ial sub­mis­sions. Pro­vides backup for the Center’s busi­ness manager.

Peter Cruz

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator for the Asian exchange programs, supervising the student Peer Advisors, and will be charged with increasing diversity and internship opportunities abroad.

Monica Ernberger

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator for Affiliate and non-ISU programs.

Dr. Christine Gemignani

Associate Director

Oversees all SAC programming, SAC finances, partner institution agreements, safety/risk/emergency response, student orientation programs, faculty/staff program director training workshops, policy & procedures, coordinates programs in Italy & Greece, Program Director for Italy Shorts programs.

Anne Grevstad-Nordbrock

Outreach & Program Coordinator

Coordinates SAC’s outreach efforts, manages programs in Australia and New Zealand.

Ben McKelfresh

Marketing & Program Coordinator

Coordinates SAC’s marketing strategy, manages programs in the British Isles, Germany, and Scandinavia.

Dr. Trevor Nelson


Develops semester and exchange opportunities and works with faculty to create new short-term programs. Coor­di­na­tes student exchange programs in the UK and is the Campus Contact for the U.S. Ful­bright student program and Boren Awards for Inter­na­tional Study.

Susan Posch


Program Assistant, statistics, writes and edits handbooks and brochures, advises on scholarships and on working, interning, teaching, and volunteering abroad.

Peer Advisors

Austin Anderson
Journalism; Ireland

Ethel Banks
Civil Engineering; South Korea

Rachel Dankbar
Marketing; France

Rebecca Garner
Animal Ecology; Australia

Renee Gibney
Supply Chain Management; Italy

Zachary Kornse
Geology; New Zealand

Tyler Miller
Chemical Engineering; Australia

Aditi Saldanha
Architecture; Ireland

Sophie Spragg
Accounting & Finance
Exchange student from England

Nick Topping
Business Management; Ireland

Sam Van Oort
Political Science; Japan

Louis Vicchiollo
Statistics; Italy

Ian Warren
Biology; Australia