Schipporeit has been Director of Student Records and Registration at the University of Nebraska at Kearney since 1989. She worked in Admissions and Orientation prior to joining the staff of the Records Office. Her credentials include a Bachelor’s degree in French and German and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. During her tenure at UNK, she has survived 3 SIS implementations, 2 degree audit implementations, 4 general education curriculum overhauls and a change to the grading system. Her service in AACRAO includes being a past chair of the Professional Development and the Awards committees. She also served on the Program, State and Regional Relations and Nominations and Elections committees. In addition, she assisted in developing the initial Registrar 101 and 201 workshops and continues to present those annually to others new to the profession. She was editor and chapter author for a revised edition of Professional Development Guidelines for Registrars: A Self-Audit and contributed a chapter “Academic Policy and the Registrar” in the book Registrar’s Guide, Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration. She also wrote three chapters for the newly released Registrar’s Basic Guide.Kimra received the AACRAO Founders Award for Leadership in 2008. She was also presented the UNK Staff Award for Excellence, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents KUDO Award, and the Division of Student Affairs Commendation.