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Common App, the non-profit organization that serves over 1 million students and over 1,000 colleges and universities each year, announces the newest members of its Board of Directors who began their terms of service on July 1, 2023:

Adrienne Amador Oddi 
Vice President, Strategic Enrollment and Communications
Queens University of Charlotte

DJ Menifee
Vice President for Enrollment
Susquehanna University

Carolyn Blair
Director of Counseling Services 
Clayton High School

Additionally, a term extension for one member was approved, effective July 1:

Cynthia Archer
Chair, Bryn Mawr Board of Trustees
One-year term extension for current at-large sea

“Common App’s Board members dedicate their time, talent, and passion to advance access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process. They are laser-focused on our mission, and their leadership makes our membership organization stronger. We are truly grateful for their service.”

Jenny Rickard, President and CEO of Common App

Common App’s Board of Directors is made up of leaders from college admissions, the counseling profession, and at-large experts from outside the field united by a passion for advancing college access on a global scale. Over the years, they have provided critical oversight of Common App’s strategic direction in service to its mission. 

Finally, as they complete their board service on June 30, Common App extends its deep appreciation and thanks to these three people who have served the organization so generously during their time on the board.  

Aliza Gilbert
College Counselor & Co-Department Chair of Counseling
Highland Park High School

Lori Greene
Vice President of Enrollment Management
Butler University

Shawn Abbott
Vice President of Enrollment 
& Dean of Admissions
Tulane University