Board of Trustees
The government of the university is vested in a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees, whose regular members serve a four year term and are eligible for re-election. One additional member represents the alumni council and serves a four-year term and is also eligible for re-election. The Board meets three times a year, in the Fall, Winter and Spring. Administration of the university is by the president, the cabinet, and by the faculty.
Officers of the Board
Jill Smith, J.D. ‘74, 1997-, Chair, Senior Counsel (Retired), Mayo Clinic, Eden Prairie, MN
Daniel Jackman ‘89, 2006-, Vice-Chair, Director, BDA International Pte LTD, Singapore
Allison Petersen, 2004-, Secretary, Walton, NE
Kerry S. Beezley, 2008-, Assistant Secretary, Executive Assistant to the President, Doane University, Crete, NE
Julie Schmidt, 2006-, Treasurer, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Doane University, Crete, NE
Jacque Carter, 2011-, President, Doane University, Crete, NE
Drew Bagley, 2016-, Principal Consultant Flywheel Education, Orlando, FL
Richard Bartlett ‘88, 2007-, Principal & Co Chairman, Lone Peak Capital, Overland Park, KS
Patrick Beans ‘79, 2007-, Chief Financial Officer, Mead Lumber Company, Lincoln, NE
Ann Songster Cahill ‘72, 2011-, Educator & Community Philanthropist St. Louis, MO
Donald M. Campbell ‘61, 2011-, Principal, Partners for Growth Managers, San Francisco, CA
Barbara R. Cole M.D. ‘63, 2008-, Director of Pediatric Nephrology (Retired), Washington University, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Donn H. Crilly, M.D. ‘50, 1980-, Vascular Surgeon (Retired), Superior, NE
Vernon R. Daniels, J.D. ‘78, 2006-, Judge, Douglas County Court, Omaha, NE
Kenneth E. Fridrich ‘59, 1969-, Managing Director-Marketing/Pension Services (Retired), The Principal Financial Group, Omaha, NE
Susan Fritz, Ph.D., 2017-, Executive Vice President & Provost, Dean of the Graduate College, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Crete, NE
Judi gaiashkibos ‘00L, ‘07L, 2012-, Executive Director, Nebraska Commission of Indian Affairs
Toni M. Ganzel, M.D., 2005-, Dean, School of Medicine, Professor of Surgery and Otolarynology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
Richard C. “Rick” Gibson ‘57, 1998-, CEO, AGRO International, Inc., Council Bluffs, IA
Kim Heier ‘82, ‘05A, 2017 -, Philanthropist, Former Vice President for Student Leadership, Doane College, Sedona, AZ
Richard Held ‘70, 2007-, Real Estate Investor Los Angeles, CA
Jane Renner Hood ‘66, 2011-, Ph.D. (Retired) Executive Director of the Nebraska Humanities Council, Lincoln, NE
Troy Kanter ‘90, 2005-2008, 2009-, Private Investor, Former CEO & President, Kenexa, Inc., Lincoln, NE
Reverend Jim Keck, 2011-, Sr. Minister, 1st Plymouth Congregational Church (UCC) Lincoln, NE
Allen J. Moore ‘73, 2016-, Past President/Investment Consultant, Smith Hayes Financial Services Corporation, Lincoln, NE
Mark Mulkey, M.D. ‘82, 2017- Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Mason City Clinic, Mason City, IA
Bill Pallett, Ph.D. ‘71, 2018 - President, The Individual Development and Educational Assessment Center (IDEA) (Retired) Manhattan, KS
Enrique E. Sanchez ‘74, 2005-, Executive Manager Purchasing Warehouses, and Inventories (Retired), Republic of Panama
Paul M. Schelstraete, J.D. ‘70, 2007-, President, City Bank & Trust Co., Crete, NE
Charles “Chuck” Shoemaker, J.D., ‘73, 2014-, Of Counsel, Sullivan, Shoemaker, P.C., Hastings, NE
Tony Sorrentino J.D, 2016-, General Counsel, Silverstone Group, Omaha, NE
Amy E. Vertin, M.D. ‘95, 2016-, Emergency Medical Director, Crete Area Medical Center, Crete, NE
Michael A. Weston ‘93, 2010-, Advisor, State Farm Insurance, Lincoln, NE
Ed Wimes ‘96L, 2016-, Owner E&S Consulting; Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Retired), Lincoln, NE
Marian Andersen, 1979-2010, Omaha, NE
Jack E. Barker, J.D. ‘61, 1996-2012, President (Retired), Mountain States Employers Council, Littleton, CO
C. Donald Brodie, 2000-2017, Member, Doane Family Association, Markham ON Canada
Jacob H. Dering, 1982-2008, (Retired) Pharmacist, Crete, NE
Donald F. Dillon, 1988-2007, Chairman Fiserv, Lincoln, NE
George A. Drake, Ph.D., 1995-2014, Emeritus President/Professor, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Melvin E. Emeigh ‘58, 1977-2001, Allstate Insurance, Sierra Vista, AZ
Robert R. Haack ‘51, 1976-2006, Former Vice President of Finance and Comptroller, Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., Rio Verde, AZ
George F. Haddix, Ph.D. ‘62, 1999-2014, Member/Manager Riverton Management Resources, LLC, Ralston, NE
Edward G. Heilman, J.D. ‘67,1989-2012, Attorney at Law, Palm Desert, CA
Ken E. James ‘69, 1989-2017 Consultant, Hewitt Associates (Retired) Sunset, SC
Eugene A. Klingler, Jr. M.D. ‘57,1976-2016 Surgeon; Medical Director, Manhattan Ambulatory Surgical Hospital, Manhatt, KS
Linda Mann, Ph.D., 2001-2007, Dean (Retired), College of Communication and Fine Arts, Grossmont College, Hillsboro, OR
Kenneth J. McCumber ‘68, 1999-, Sr. Vice President- Sales (Retired), Airborne Express, Bend, OR
Dennis E, Nelson ‘67, 1992-2015 DENCO Group, Marblehead, MA
John Nelson 1992-2015 , Chairman, SilverStone Group, Inc.,Council Bluffs, IA
Kim M. Robak, J.D., 1995-2012, Partner, Ruth Mueller and Robak, LLC, Lincoln, NE
Eleanor M. “Mac” Sack ‘48, 1993-2007, Crete, NE
William E. Shoemaker ‘68, 1975-2004, Private Investor, Cambridge, NE
Peter Sura ‘66, 1979-1996, Senior Management ABN AMRO Bank of Amsterdam (Retired), Konstanz, Germany
John M. Vasak, Ph.D. ‘67, 1997-2013, Director, (Retired) Division Operations, the MITRE Corp., Vienna, VA
Lois Weyers ‘67, 2004 - 2017 Educator, Green Bay Public Schools (Retired), DePere, WI
Earl L. Wright, 1987-2010, President & CEO, AMG National Trust Bank, NA, Englewood, CO
Doane University President
Jacque Carter, 2011-, B.S, M.S., Ph.D.
Frederic D. Brown, 1987-2005, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Philip R. Heckman, 1967-1987, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Paul Savory, 2017-, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Pedro Maligo, 2018-, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor and Dean of the Faculty Emeriti
Maureen Franklin, 1984-2014, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Erika R. Barton, 1969-1996, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Fred M. Beile, 1961-1998, B.S., M.S., M.P.Ed.
Frank Daniels, 1993-2013, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Richard E. Dudley, 1966-1996, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Dianne Ferguson, 1977-2016, B.M.E., M.M.
Kay Hegler, 1974-2015, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
James Johnson, 1986-2016, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Betty Levitov, 1983-2013, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Gary Martin, 1984-2009, B.A., M.F.A.
Chris Masters, 1968-2008, B.A., M.S., D.A.
Edward J. McPartland, 1970-2003, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Larry L. Monson, 1989-2004, B.A., M.A.
Robert D. Muckel, 1968-2000, A.B., M.S., Ph.D.
Rodney Peters, 1986-2013, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Carroll D. Peterson, 1964-2001, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.
Peter Reinkordt, 1984-2011, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Richard Terrell, 1970-2009, B.F.A., M.F.A.
L. Lee Thomas, 1995-2015, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
C. Robert Wikel, 1979-2003, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Richard Wolters, 1978-2007, B.A., Ph.D.
Doane University Faculty
Courtney Baillie, 2016 -, Professor of Accounting; Interim Chair, Economics & Business Division
University of Nebraska, B.S.; M.A.; Ph.D.
Jennifer Bossard, 2007-, Associate Professor of Economics; A.R. Kinney Endowed Chair of Business and Economics
University of South Dakota, B.S., B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A., Ph.D.
Dane Bowder, 2017 -, Assistant Professor of Biology
Doane University, B.S.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ph.D.
Tessa Durham Brooks, 2009-, Associate Professor of Biology
University of Nebraska, B.S.; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D.
Courtney Bruntz, 2016-, Assistant Professor of Asian Religions
Augustana College, B.A.; Graduate Theological Union - Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D.
John Burney, 2010-, Professor of History
Creighton University, B.A., University of Kansas, M.A., Ph.D.
Dan Clanton, 2008-, Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Chair, Fine Arts and Humanities Division; Ardis Butler James Endowed Chair
Hendrix College, B.A.; Iliff School of Theology, M.A., Ph.D.
David J. Clevette, 1989-, Professor of Chemistry
Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A.; University of Missouri, Ph.D.
Melissa Clouse, 2016-, Instructor of Practice in Biology
Berea College, B.S; Creighton University, M.S
Mary Crook, 2015-, Visiting Instructor of Business
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S.; University of Oklahoma, M.H.R.
Erin Cross, 2017 -, Assistant Professor of Art
Old Dominion University, BFA; Norfolk State University, MFA
Danelle DeBoer, 2001-, Professor of Sociology
Bellevue University, B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A., Ph.D.
Rodney Diercks, 1997-, Professor of Education
Chadron State College, B.S.; Doane University, M.Ed., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ed.D.
Erin Doyle, 2013-, Assistant Professor of Biology
The University of Tulsa, B.S.; Iowa State University, Ph.D.
Mary Durham, 2018-, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Wesley College, B.S.; University of Maryland, Baltimore County, M.S., Ph.D.
Joel Egger, 2017 -, Assistant Professor of Theatre
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, B.A.; California Institute of the Arts, M.F.A.
Bradley Elder, 2004-, Professor of Biology
Adrian College, B.A., Kansas State University, Ph.D.
Alec J. Engebretson, 1990-, Professor of Information Science and Technology
Buena Vista College, B.S.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.S., Ph.D.
* Nathan Erickson, 2011- Associate Professor of Sociology
Augsburg College, B.A.; University of Oregon, M.A., Ph.D.
Tracee R. Fairbanks, 1998-, Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Doane University, B.S., M.Ed.
Lyn C. Forester, 1992-, Professor of Education; Dean, College of Education
University of South Carolina, B.A.; University of Oklahoma, M.Ed.; Oklahoma State University, Ed.D.
Tim Frey, 2013-, Professor of Education; Chair, Education Division
Doane University, B.A.; M.Ed.; Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Ph.D.
Mathew Fuerst, 2017-, Associate Professor of Music
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, B.M.; The Juilliard School, M.M., D.M.A.
Meghan Gaul, 2014 -, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S.; Boston University, M.F.A
Kari Gentzler, 2014-, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Doane University, B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A., Ph.D.
Jayne Germer, 2007-, Collection Development Librarian with rank of Associate Professor of Practice in Library Science
Doane University, B.A.; Emporia State University, M.L.S.
Jay W. Gilbert, 1993-, Professor of Music; Director of Bands
University of Wisconsin, B.S.; Northwestern University, M.M., D.M.
Melissa Gomis, 2017-, Associate Professor of Practice in Library Science
University of Iowa, B.A.;University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.
Emily Griesch, 2014 -, Lecturer in Education
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S., Doane University, M.Ed.
Kathleen Hanggi, 2013-, Assistant Professor of English
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, B.A.; Boston College, Boston, MA, M.A.; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Ph.D.
Margaret “Peg” E. Hart, 1992-, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Chair, Science, Mathematics, and Information Science and Technology Division
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S., M.S., M.S.
Barbara Herzog, 2012-, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Northern Arizona University, B.S., M.S.; University of California, Riverside,Ph.D.
Kristen Hetrick, 2011-, Associate Professor of German
Washington and Jefferson College, B.A.; University of Cincinnati, M.A.; The Ohio State University, Ph.D.
Timothy Hill, 2003-, Professor of Political Science
Furman University, B.A.; The Ohio State University, M.A., Ph.D.
Brandi Hilton-Hagemann, 2013-, Assistant Professor of History
Hastings College, Hastings, NE, B.A.; University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, M.A.; University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Ph.D.
*** Andrea Holmes, 2005-, Professor of Chemistry
University of North Florida, B.S.; New York University, M.S., Ph.D.
Sara Houston, 2018-, Assistant Professor of Law, Politics, and Society
Webster University, BFA; University of Nebraska College of Law, JD
Christopher Huber, 2016 -, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.S.; University of Minnesota, M.S., Ph.D.
Amanda Irions, 2018-, Assistant Professor of Communication
Kimberly A. Jarvis, 2003-, Professor of History; Chair, Social Science Division
University of Connecticut, B.A.; Southern Connecticut State University, M.S.; University of New Hampshire, M.A., Ph.D.
Bradley A. Johnson, 2001-, Professor of English
St. Olaf College, B.A.; Duke University, M.T.A.; University of Connecticut, M.A., Ph.D.
Marilyn A. Johnson-Farr, 1993-, Dwight E. Porter Professor of Education
Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Linda Kalbach, 2004-, Professor of Education
University of Northern Colorado, B.A.; Fort Hays University, M.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ph.D.
Jocelyn Schock King, 2017 -, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.S.; University of Nebraska - Omaha, M.A., Ph.D.
Julie A. Kozisek, 1980-, Professor of Education
Doane University, B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.S., Ph.D.
Rod Kriz, 2017 -, Visiting Instructor of Business
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, B.S.; The American College, M.S.
Heather Lambert, 2003-, Professor of Psychology
Nebraska Wesleyan, B.A.; University of Kansas, M.S.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ph.D.
Ramesh Laungani, 2011-, Associate Professor of Biology
New York University, B.A.; University of Nebraska, Ph.D.
Jared List, 2013-, Assistant Professor of Spanish; Ardis Butler James Endowed Chair
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, B.A.; The Ohio State University, M.A., Ph.D.
Leslie D. Manns, 1992-, Professor of Economics
University of North Dakota, B.A., M.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ph.D.
Katherine E. Marley, 2001-, Professor of Biology
Southwestern University, B.S.; Florida State University, Ph.D.
Miles Mayer, 2018-, Visiting Instructor of Chemistry
Doane University, B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, M.S.
Robin McKercher, 2005-, Professor of Theatre, Director of Theatre
Peru State College, B.S., B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.F.A.
Cindy L. Meyer, 1987-, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance
Wayne State College, B.A.; Kearney State College, M.A.
Mark M. Meysenburg, 1998-, Associate Professor of Information Science and Technology
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, B.S.; University of Idaho, M.S., Ph.D.
Patrick Monaghan, 2010-, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Director of Honors Program
University of Nebraska, B.A.; Simon Fraser University, M.A., University of Iowa, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Moscaritolo, 2015-, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
George Mason University, B.A., M.F.A.
Cali Neuberger, 2018 -, Online Reference Librarian with Rank of Assistant Professor of Practice in Library Science
Doane University, BA; University of Denver, MLIS
Kathleen Ohlman, 2007-, Lecturer in Music Education
Concordia, B.S., M.Ed.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ph.D. (in progress)
Mark A. Orsag, 1998-, Professor of History
Carnegie-Mellon University, B.A.; Pennsylvania State University, M.A.; Michigan State University, Ph.D.
Brian Pauwels, 2002-, Associate Professor of Psychology
Saint Norbert College, B.A.; University of Iowa, Ph.D.
Nikki Piper, 2013-, Lecturer in Education
Doane University, B.A., M.A.
Joshua Pope, 2015-, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Drury University, B.A.; Bowling Green State University, M.A.; University of Wisconsin - Madison, Ph.D.
Liam O. Purdon, 1980-, Professor of English
The Johns Hopkins University, B.A.; Rice University, M.A., Ph.D.
Mary Ritzdorf, 2016-, Assistant Professor of Education
College of Saint Mary, B.S; Doane University, MED; College of Saint Mary, Ed.D.
** Kurt Runestad, 2004-, Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities
St. Olaf College, B.A., University of Iowa, M.A., Ph.D.
Brett Schofield, 2016 -, Assistant Professor of Biology
Lewis and Clark College, B.A.; University of California - Berkeley, Ph.D.
Jocelyn Shock-King, 2017-, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.S.; University of Nebraska-Omaha, M.A., Ph.D.
Sharmin Sikich, 2013-, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, B.S.; University of California, San Diego. La Jolla, CA, M.S., Ph.D.
Russell D. Souchek, 1996-, Professor of Environmental Science
Doane University, B.A.; Texas A & M University, M.S., M.S., Ph.D.
* Jeffrey Stander, 2006-, Professor of Theatre
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.F.A.; San Diego State University,M.F.A.
Eric Stearns, 2010-, Associate Professor of Art
Doane University, B.A.,; Fort Hays State University, M.F.A.
Cale Stolle, 2017 -, Assistant Professor of Engineering
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
David Sutera, 2015-, Assistant Professor of Communications
Creighton University, B.S.; Buena Vista University, B.S.; University of Utah, M.F.A.; University of Kansas, Ph.D.
David Swartzlander, 1999-, Associate Professor of Practice in Journalism
Kent State University, B.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A.
Joel TerMaat, 2018-, Assistant Professor of Engineering
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, B.S., Ph.D.
Nicholas Vaccaro, 2007-, Associate Professor of Political Science
Haverford College, Pennsylvania, B.A.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., Ph.D.
James L. Vertin, 2001-, Assistant Professor of Practice in Mathematics
Doane University, B.S., M.Ed.
Jean Walkenhorst, 2018-, Assistant Professor of Accounting
Doane College, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, MPACC
Margaret Watts, 2016-, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Spring Hill College, B.S.; Florida State University, Ph.D.
Denee L. Wehrs, 1996-, Assistant Professor of Practice in Education
Doane University, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Philip Weitl, 2005-, Professor of English
Hastings College, B.A., Kansas State University, M.A.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.F.A.
Christopher D. Wentworth, 1989-, Professor of Physics
Duke University, B.S.; Florida State University, Ph.D.
Matt Willard, 2018-, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
Stanford University, B.A., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Kris Williams, 2011-, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Luther College, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.A., Ph.D.
Nathaniel Wilson, 2012-, Instructor in Communication Studies, Director of Forensics
Hastings College, B.A.; George Mason University, M.F.A.
Kathleen Zumpfe, 2007-, Assistant Professor of Practice in Business
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S., M.A.
* On leave Fall 2018 ** On leave Spring 2019 ***On leave 18-19 academic year
Administration and Staff
Office of the President
Jacque Carter, 2011-, President
Luis Sotelo, 2017-, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion
Tricia Mohr, 2018-, Executive Director to the President
Paul Savory, 2017-, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Pedro Maligo, 2018-, Dean of College of Arts & Sciences
Kris Williams, 2011-, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Melissa Clouse, 2016-, Director of Pre-Health Programs
Tu Doane, 2016-, Biology Research Technician
Adam Erck, 2018-, High-Performance Computing Specialist
Jared Hass, 2015-, Instrumentation Manager
Jake Hoy-Elswick, 2016-, Director of International Programs
Donna Himmelburger, 2007-, Theatrical Costumer/Designer
Becky Klein Hunke, 2001-, Assistant Dean
Michael Kangas, 2015-, Chemistry Post Doctoral
Rhonda Lake, 2005-, First Year Academic Adviser
April Paschall, 2013- Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Jenei Skillett, 2011-, Executive Assistant to the VP Academic Affairs
Arin Sutlif, 2018-, Chemistry Post Doctoral
Tammy Tanner, 2018-, Performing Arts Coordinator and Recruitment Assistant
Academic Success Center / Student Support Services
Anita Harkins, 2017-, Director of Student Success Services and ADA Coordinator
Jeremy Caldwell, 2018-, Academic Specialist
James Fields, 2016-, Academic Specialist
Tami Marvin, 1999-, Mathematics Specialist
Irene Prince, 2015-, Academic Specialist/Mentor Program Coordinator
Frederique Sevet-Collier, 2014-, Academic Support Specialist
Lisa Wells, 1990-, Office Manager/Tutor Coordinator
Joel Weyand, 2009-, Vice President of Enrollment Services
Kyle McMurray, 2008-, Director of Admission
Suzy Cochnar, 2007-, Coordinator for Admission Visit Program
Carrie Derickson, 2016-, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment Services and Marketing
Michael Dixon, 2008-, Admission Counselor
Thad Dodd, 2015-, Admission Counselor
Sheri Doremus, 2007-, Data Coordinator Specialist
Mackenzie Maly, 2015-, Admission Counselor
Tim Moulton, 2000-, Transfer and International Student Coordinator
Daniel Maganda Sandoval, 2018-, Admission Counselor for Diversity Outreach and Recruitment
Carolyn Wieland, 1994-, Recruitment Communication Coordinator and Assistant to the Ambassador Program
Matt Franzen, 2006-, Athletic Director
Rick Schmuecker, 2001-, Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications
Cody Vance, 1982-, Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Outreach
Ryan Baumgartner, 2017-, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Chris Bessler, 2007-, Head Football Coach
Jen Kennedy Croft, 2016-, Head Women’s Soccer Coach
Anthony Dunn, 2017-, Offensive Coordinator
Dave Dunnigan, 1986-, Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach
Gwen Egbert, 2013-, Head Volleyball Coach
Elliott Engle, 2015-, Assistant Baseball Coach
Tracee Fairbanks, 1998-, Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Jeannine Foster, 2001-, Head Women’s Golf Coach
Ed Fye, 1987-, Head Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach
Aurelia Gamch, 2017-, Head Softball Coach
Matt Hansen, 2015-, Head Wrestling Coach
Seth Harris, 2016-, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
Haley Huson, 2017-, Athletic Department Administrative Assistant
Brad Jenny, 2002-, Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach
Ashley Lyon, 2015-, Head Coach of Dance and Cheer
Rick Marshall, 2015-, Head Coach Shotgun Sports
Ian McKeithen, 2015-, Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Luke Olson, 2016-, Assistant Football Coach
Josh Oltmans, 2007-15, 2016-, Head Baseball Coach
Myron Parsley, 2002-, Head Men’s Golf Coach
Jeff Voigt, 2012-, Head Men’s Soccer Coach
Dave Ziola, 2002-, Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach/Assistant Cross Country Coach with teaching duties
TBA, Defensive Coordinator
Greg Seier, 2010-, Director of Sports Medicine with rank of Instructor of Physical Education
Micaela Kelso-Otieno, 2010-, Athletic Trainer
Ethan Pearson, 2016-, Athletic Trainer
Lynette Newton, 2001-, Bookstore Manager
Miranda Henderson, 2015-, Bookstore Assistant
Jackie Sears, 2018-, Bookstore Assistant
Julie Schmidt, 2006-, Vice President for Finance and Administration
Mandy Beshears, 2017-, Student Accounts Associate
Carol Bietz, 1993-, Payroll/Benefits Administrator
Sylvia Coleman, 2014-, Executive Assistant for Financial Affairs/Human Resources Assistant
Jason Cottam, 2015-, Budget Director/Grant Administrator
Rob Mizerski, 2018-, Assistant Controller
Cindy Nitzel, 2009-, Bursar
Laura Northup, 2006-, Director of Human Resources
Sherri Parks, 2018-, Accounts Payable Associate
Raquel Schmidt, 2013-, Student Accounts Associate
Kelli Schweitzer, 2012- Assistant Director of Human Resources
Ned Tucker, 2010-, Controller
Connie Vanourny, 1984-, Office Assistant
Heidi Wohl, 2016-, Accounting Assistant
Debra Collins, 2010-, Education Office Assistant/Placement Coordinator
Julie Kozisek, 1980-, Director of Career Placement for Education
Shelley Smith, 2000-, Education Office Assistant
Lisa Vargason, 2001-, Assistant to the Dean of Education
Brian Flesner, 2004-, Director of Facilities Operations and Construction Projects
Kevin Haberman, 2018-, Manager Custodial Services
Michael Hatfield, 2012-, Manager of Ground & Fleet Services
Scott Sieck, 2007-, Manager Maintenance Services
Sheryl Skala, 1991-, Facilities Operations
Don Stewart, 2015-, Manager of Construction Services
Jerri VanHorn, 2012-, Director Campus Events
TBA, Event Coordinator
Missy Persing, 2014-, Faculty Office Manager
Cathy Hollman, 2016-, Faculty Administrative Assistant
Financial Aid Office
Peggy Tvrdy, 2008-, Director of Financial Aid
Todd Keck, 2013-, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Miranda Henderson, 2015-, Financial Aid Counselor
Nancy Murphy, 2006-, Financial Aid Counselor
Information Technology Services
Michael Carpenter, 2007-, Vice President for Information Technology/ CIO
Rod Barnes, 2006-, Director of Telecommunications & Infrastructure
Jared Bruce, 2016-, Programmer Analyst
Frank Chacon, 2011- Desktop Support and Helpdesk Technician
Sam Cole, 2017-, Systems Engineer/Administrator
Ryan Dorshorst, 2007-, Director of IT Operations
AJ Friesen, 2017-, Helpdesk Manager
Chet Gassett, 2013-, Web Developer and Content Specialist
Steve Gugel, 2002-, Director of Administrative Systems
Amos Joseph, 2011-, Web/Database Developer
Keegan Parr, 2015-, Programmer Analyst
Zachary Swiec, 2014-, Desktop Support and Helpdesk Technician
Steve Thompson, 1997-, Business Analyst/Project Manager
Drew Klein, 2018-, Network Engineer
Institutional Advancement and Alumni Office
Marty Fye, 2016-, Vice President Advancement and Alumni Affairs
Kerry Beezley, 1994-, Executive Assistant
Kennerly Benraty, 2018-, Development Officer
Alyssa Dahlgren, 2017-, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
Sandy Koll, 2007-, Director of Advancement Data Services
Tyler Lothrop, 2018-, Development Officer
Janet Noddings, 2008-, Assistant to Advancement Services
Julie Rasgorshek, 1986-, Annual Fund Director
Thomas Reeves, 2018-, Development Officer
Anne Ziola, 2009-, Director of Alumni Relations
Sarah Zulkoski, 2015-, Director of Grants & Foundation Relations
Melissa Gomis, 2017-, Director of Perkins Library, Associate Professor of Practice in Library Science
Holly Baber, 2000-, Cataloging Specialist
Janet Jeffries Beauvais, 1987-, Doane Historian
Jayne Germer, 2007-, Learning and e-Resource Librarian with rank of Associate Professor in Library
Cali Neuberger, 2018-, Online Learning and Student Services Librarian
Tammy Roach, 2005-, Library Assistant, Interlibrary Loans
Office of Strategic Communications
Carol Priefert, 2018-, Marketing Manager Residential Campus Initiatives
Jeff Beckenbach, 2018-, Graphic Designer
Matthew Bryant, 2018-, Content Specialist
Eileen Chalupa, 2014-, Creative Director/Project Manager
Oliva Konert, ,2018-, Marketing Coordinator
Ryan Mueksch, 2017-, Media and Public Relations Specialist
Casey Welsch, 2018-, Copywriter
Public Safety Office
James Russell Hewitt, 2000-, Public Safety Director
Gage Brummer, 2015-, Safety Administrator
Jared Collins, 2018, Safety Administrator
David Coleman, 2015, Safety Administrator
Michael Foster, 2013-, Safety Administrator
Nick Reddick, 2018 - Safety Administrator
Denise Ellis, 2004-, Registrar
Barbara Kemper, 1999-, Associate Registrar
Janet Melichar, 1995-, Office Associate
Patty Stehlik, 2001-, Office Assistant
Raja Tayeh, 2006-, Director of Institutional Research
Michael Stehlik, 2009-, Service Bureau Supervisor
Kristin Mach, 2015-, Print and Mail Services Associate
Student Affairs Office
Carrie Petr, 2009-, Vice President for Student Affairs
Dennis Amoateng, 2016-, Director of Residence Life and Education, Title IV Coordinator, Chief Judicial Officer
Sarah Begay, 2002-, Associate Director College to Career Center/Internship Coordinator
Andrew Brown, 2016-, Assistant Director, Zenon C.R. Hansen Leadership Program
Megan Failor, 2011-, Associate Director of Residence Life
Kristal Flaming, 2016-, Mental Health Counselor
Phil Foster, 2018-, Assistant Director for Campus Engagement and Greek Life
Quint Geis, 2018, Assistant Director of Career & Leadership Development
Wilma Jackson, 2001-, Director of Multicultural Services
Kelly Jirovec, 1997-, Director of Student Health Services
Jessica L’Homme Dieu, 2017-, Community Director/Hansen Hall
Melissa Mossinghoff, 2013-, Community Director/Sheldon Hall
Myron Parsley, 2002-, Director of Counseling and Health Services
Leah Rediger-Schulte, 2017-, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life
Suzannah Rogan, 2017-, Project Coordinator for Sexual Violence Education and Prevention
Amy Schlichting, 2016-, Director of Student Wellness and Campus Life
Marsha Schrader, 2016-, Student Affairs Office Manager
Robert Sharp, 2015-, Community Director/Smith, Colonial & Burrage Halls
Emma Stewart, 2016-, Community Director/Frees Hall
Abby Vollmer, 2009-, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Director of Zenon C.R. Hansen Leadership Program