Meet the Staff
Director of Student Programs
The Director serves as the general advisor to all student organizations on campus, especially media organizations, and through this role facilitates the planning of a diverse offering of social, cultural, educational, and recreational activities. John supervises the overall student co-curricular program and represents student issues and concerns to other administrators.
John is responsible for producing the major concert events on campus and oversees management of the Blanchard Campus Center and the operations of the Information Desk and the Blanchard Art Gallery. Additionally John advises The Network (all-campus programming board), and directs the non-credit January Term Program.
Assistant Director of Student Programs
Hannah serves as advisor to all established student organizations as well as individual students seeking to start an organization on campus. She is available to assist in group organization, leadership training, conflict resolution, activity and event planning, and promotion.
The Assistant Director works most closely with the SGA, the Family and Friends Weekend Committee, and the Commuter Student Organization. She collaborates with the Director in the production and promotion of major campus events sponsored by The Student Programs Office and coordinates with the Weissman Center for Leadership to implement a leadership development program available to all students.
Assistant Director, Student Programs
Kris is responsible for the Production Management of events in the Blanchard Campus Center and Chapin Auditorium, acting as the liaison between student organizations, performers, agents, and college departments in planning campus events and supervising the student Stage Crew who provide for technical needs and staffing of these events.
Kris also directs the Dean of Students TABOO dialog series, coordinates the Friday Night Live Programming Series, Pangy Day (in collaboration with Ruby Maddox of the Center for the Environment), No Study Zone, and serves on the Orientation Steering Committee.
Currently Kris advises the Doing It Live student group bringing live indie bands to campus, the Beyond Tolerance Project peer anti-oppression/inclusiveness education group, and True Colors (LGBTQ Student Organization).
The Administrative Assistant manages the daily operations and services of the office, including the hiring, supervision and ongoing training of the student employee office and information desk staff.
Jaime is also responsible for office purchasing and record keeping, maintaining office and Org databases, managing the Campus Center vendor program, and maintaining the office Web site.
The Event Coordinator works directly with student event planners to assist them with the event registration process in order to make sure plans are compliant with campus policies, meet campus deadlines, and will get the benefit of campus support services. Laura is also available to advise students at every step of the event planning process.
Photographs by Beth Gibney Boulden, Jenna Parzivand, Tamika Smith.