NECPA Advisory Board Members


Andreea Baker, MSN, RN

Andreea Baker, MSN, RN Director of Health and Wellness at Doane University

I have worked in higher education for the past 9 years. I serve as the nurse and administrator of the Student Health Center. I also oversee the health and wellness programming across campus for students.


Phone: 402-643-7224



Susan Ferrone Office of Student Engagement

Susan works with the Office of Student Engagement Team at Hastings College, focusing on First Year retention.


Phone: 402-461-7717



Mark Frillman

Mark Frillman, BA, LADC Licensed Drug & Alcohol Counselor, Alcohol & Other Drug Educator, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Mark Frillman works with the Counseling and Psychological Services office at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Being at UNO for the past 14 years he provides student counseling, works with student housing and conduct, and initiated the Collegiate Recovery Community. He also teaches the Drug Awareness class for COE Public Health/Behavioral Health. Spare time is spent woodworking and babysitting the grandchildren.


Phone: 402-554-2409



Jon Gayer

Jon Gayer, Ph.D. Asst Director of Alcohol and Drug Education, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Jon serves as the Alcohol and Drug Educator for the University of Nebraska Lincoln. In the summer of 2023, he made a transition into full-time prevention work, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the Fraternity and Sorority Community. Beyond his professional endeavors, Jon finds joy in spending quality time and embarking on adventures with his wife and two children.


Phone: 402-472-2583



Kalika Jantzen

Kalika Jantzen Director Counseling Assistance Program for Students

Kalika, she/her pronouns, is a dually licensed behavioral health provider and has worked in residential substance use treatment, outpatient settings, and private practice. Kalika has always supervised site placement graduate interns and enjoys being a part of the learning for the next generation of behavioral health providers. Since starting at Southeast Community College, her first job in higher education, she Directs the Counseling Assistance Program for Students and contributes to the Prevention & Awareness learning opportunities across all SCC locations and the communities served there. She believes in the advocacy for behavioral health & wellness as integral to our communities' success! Kalika enjoys collaboration, reading & watching volleyball, and time spent with her partner and 3 kids.


Phone: 402-228-8135



Gina Krysl

Gina Krysl Director of Student Care and Outreach

Gina was born and raised in Atkinson, Nebraska. She discovered her passion for advocating for others at a young age. In her current role as Director of Student Care and Outreach at Northeast Community College, Gina brings her belief in the power of education to the role, which fuels her desire to provide outreach and education on campus. She looks forward to working on campus every day because of the opportunities to interact with students. In her spare time, Gina enjoys spending time with her two daughters and dog, Mia, traveling to visit her 10 nieces and nephews, and listening to live music.


Phone: 402-844-7277



Alicia Dorcey McIntosh

Alicia Dorcey McIntosh Associate VP for Student Affairs, Wayne State College

Alicia is a licensed mental health practitioner and a licensed alcohol and drug counselor.  She has worked in community mental health and private practice for over 20 years before moving to a career in higher education.  Alicia serves as the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs at Wayne State College.  She oversees student health, counseling, disability services, and is the Title IX coordinator.


Phone: 402-375-7321



Luz Colon Rodriguez

Luz Colon-Rodriguez, LIMHP Area Director of Counseling and Prevention Education Services, Central Community College

Luz Colon-Rodriguez, LIMHP is the current Area Director of Counseling and Prevention Education Services at Central Community College. Before joining CCC Luz worked in community mental health specializing in trauma, suicide treatment, and child development/parenting support for 8 years as a bilingual provider. Prior to her experience as a licensed mental health clinician, she worked in Student Affairs at Creighton University and at College of the Holy Cross as an administrator of various award-winning Diversity and Inclusion programs for students and employees. Luz resides in Columbus, NE with her husband, their husky, and their two young children.


Phone: 402-562-1281



Alaina Smith

Alaina Smith Senior Director, Residential Student Initiatives, Bellevue University

Alaina works with teams focused on the residential student experience, from High School Admissions to Academic Advising, and Residence and Student Life. Her passion is providing a caring and compassionate environment to navigate the college experience. Seeing students make the transformation from their first year to graduation is the most rewarding part of her job.  She also loves coffee and traveling! 


Phone: 402-557-7031