President (2020-2021)

Kim M. Webb, MEd, LPC, FACHA
Kim Webb received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her career started in psychiatric rehabilitation with adults with axis I diagnosis and multiple co-morbidities, many of whom were forensic clients. This work piqued her interest in understanding trauma and the prevalence and culture of sexual violence, particularly within vulnerable communities. As part of this discovery, she worked in Rwanda with survivors of the genocide, where she also taught in Kigali and at the University of Butare. Later, she pursued her LPC to increase her ability to support individuals. She has over 20 years’ experience working with folks who have experienced trauma related to relationship and sexual violence. The past 16 years she has worked specifically with a college population. As the Director of Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center at Washington University in St. Louis, she is committed to raising awareness of these huge public health issues, promoting community engagement, and fostering a trauma informed campus. On the national level, she serves on the board of directors for ACHA has served this organization in several capacities, currently serving as president-elect. She co-authored a toolkit for college campuses entitled Addressing Relationship and Sexual Violence: A Trauma Informed Approach, commissioned byACHA, as well as Best Practices for Sensitive Exams. In 2018, she was honored to receive the Ruth E. Boynton Award for distinguished service to ACHA along with the authors of the aforementioned toolkit.

President-elect (2020-2021)

M. Scott Tims, PhD, CHWP

Scott Tims has been at Tulane University since 2008, where he started as the first health promotion director. In 2014, he was tasked with establishing a new campus health function at Tulane and he was promoted to the role of Assistant Vice President of Campus Health Services. His role includes management of financial resources to establish and expand three departments—student health, counseling, and health promotion, as well as ancillary programs like pharmacy, insurance, and collegiate recovery—as well as evolving policies and practices to develop an integrated health and well-being program on campus. Dr. Tims served two terms as member-at-large in the ACHA Health Promotion Section. He shifted to the Administration Section in 2014 where he was Program Planner-Elect, then Program Planner, and finally Administration Section Chair. He has served as a member of the Healthy Campus leadership team for the past four years, the last two of those chairing the rebooted team that is developing the new Healthy Campus Framework.

Vice President (2019-2021)

Jessica D. Higgs, MD, FAAFP, FACHA

Jessica Higgs is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Family Medicine Residency at University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria, and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Jessica is the Director of Health Services at Bradley University and has worked at Bradley for 12 years now. Jessica has been active in ACHA throughout that time—speaking at the national meetings and serving in leadership positions in her regional affiliate, the Clinical Medicine Section, and on the ACHA Board of Directors. Jessica helped create and chairs the ACHA Sports Medicine Coalition and also serves as the ACHA liaison to the Board of the National Operating Committee on the Standards for Athletic Equipment.

Immediate Past President (2020-2021)

Katrin Wesner-Harts, EdD, FACHA

Katrin Wesner-Harts, EdD, FACHA, has been the director of the Abrons Student Health Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) since 2007. Prior to her time at UNCW, she had over 18 years of service at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), ultimately serving as the associate director of the Student Health Center. While at RPI, she also taught Human Sexuality and Health Psychology. Katrin has been a member of ACHA since 1995. She is currently the ACHA President, having served as President-Elect and a Member-At-Large on the ACHA Board of Directors. She has also served as chair and program planner for the ACHA Administration Section and was vice president, president-elect, president, and past president of the Southern College Health Association. While Katrin was SCHA president, UNCW hosted the 2016 SCHA Conference, All Aboard! Nurturing Your Passion for College Health. Katrin has a BS in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA; an MS in Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY; a graduate certificate in Health Systems Administration from Union Graduate College in Schenectady, NY; and an EdD in Educational Leadership/Higher Education from UNCW. Her dissertation was entitled “Faculty Readiness for Emergency Response: A Case Study,” which focused on emergency preparedness as it relates to medical emergencies, active shooter situations, and natural disasters. Katrin’s research interests include emergency preparedness, emergency response, and transgender student success.