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Office of Academic Affairs

1000 E. University Ave - Dept 3302

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766.4286

Fax: (307)766.2606

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Strategic Planning Council/Team Members

Strategic Planning Council/Team members




Strategic Planning Council (SPC - also members of SPT)

Adrienne Freng

Professor and Faculty Senate Chair

Criminal Justice and Sociology

Carrie Gomez

Program Coordinator, Sr.

UW at Casper

Janel Seeley

Director, Ellbogen Center, and Associate Lecturer

Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning

Kimberly Chestnut Steich, co-chair


Student Affairs

Alex Kean


Finance & Admin

Adam Myers

Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy

Tristan Wallhead

Professor and Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences

Kinesiology and Health

Steve Smutko

Spicer Chair of Collaborative Practice and Associate Dean, Haub School

Haub School

Peter Parolin

Dean and Associate Professor


Brianna Casey

Academic Advisor


Hunter Swilling

Undergraduate, ASUW president

ASUW/ JR in CANR, MOLB major

Patrice Parkinson

Graduate student

MA, NCC, PhD student in CoEd in Counselor Ed and Supervision

Tanya Brown

Graduate student

MA, QHMP-C, PhD student in CoEd in Counselor Ed and Supervision

Brett Befus

Associate Vice President

Foundation - Institutional Advancement

Chris Maki

Manager, Space Allocation, and Staff Senate President


Tanner Russell

Associate Director, Enrollment Management

College of Business

Anne Alexander, co-chair

VP Strategic Initiatives

Provost's Office


Strategic Planning Team (SPT)


Mark Clementz

Professor and Department Head, Geology and Geophysics

Geology & Geophysics

Eric Wodahl

Professor and Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

Criminal Justice and Sociology

Scott Turpen

Professor and Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences


Ken Gerow



Joy Landeira

Professor and Department Head, Modern and Classical Languages

Modern and Classical Languages

Bradley Rettler

Assistant Professor

Philosophy &  Religious Studies

Warren Crawford

State 4-H Youth Development Specialist


Chian Jones Ritten

Associate Professor

Ag & Applied Econ

Maria Jenks

Director, Business Operations

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

David Finnoff

Wyoming Excellence Chair, Professor


Colby Gull

Managing Director Trustees Education Initiative

College of Education

Leigh Hall

Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education

College of Education; School of Teacher Education

Judy Yates

Office Associate, Senior

College of Education

Saman Aryana

Associate Professor, Occidental Chair in Energy and Environmental Technologies

Chemical Engineering

Kimberly Frith

Assistant Lecturer

Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management

Erica Belmont

Associate Professor and Department Head, Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Laurie Bonini

Manager, Academic Advising

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Michelle Hilaire

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Chair of Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

Sreejayan Nair


School of Pharmacy

Canyon Hardesty

Associate Lecturer and Associate Director, WIND


Sam Kalen

Associate Dean & William T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law

College of Law

Cass Kvenild

Associate Dean of Libraries


Lori Howe

Assistant Instructional Professor


Valorie Lyman

Academic Advising Professional (also Grad student)


Jill Johnson

Director, International Students and Scholars

Global Engagement

Al Reiser

Assistant Athletic Director, Academic Services.


Shelley Dodd

Director of Admissions

Enrollment Management

Ben Herdt

Associate Director, ACES

UG education

Julie Sheldon

Marketing & Communication Specialist

Graduate Education and Institutional Marketing

Bradley Bowles

Undergraduate student

SR in CEAS, ChemE and Construction Mgt

Allison Brown

Undergraduate student

JR in A&S, INT Studies

Matthew Schultz

Undergraduate student

FR in CoEd, Secondary English Ed

Kameron Murfitt

Undergraduate student


Jose Ivan Sapien

Undergraduate student


Mohamed Gamal Mohamed Abdalla

Graduate student

PhD in PETE (in Piri Lab)

Nycole Courtney

AVP and Dean of Student Success and Graduation

Student Affairs

Ryan O'Neill

AVP and Dean of Students

Student Affairs

Pat Moran

Director, Campus Recreation

Student Affairs

Jamison Miller

Director of Business Operations

Research and Economic Development Division

Jen Chavez

Deputy Chief Information Officer

Information Technology

Michelle Eberle

Director of Brand Marketing

Institutional Marketing

Ashlie Reese

AVP, Finance

Finance & Admin

Jacob Fenolia

Business Analyst, Systems & Institutional Effectiveness

Finance & Admin

Tim Wiseman

Chief Risk Officer

Office of General Counsel, Risk Management Department

Danika Salmans - Advisor/Strategic Risk Planning expert

Internal Auditor

Internal Audit

Sue Koller - Advisor/Institutional Data expert

Manager, Institutional Analysis

Finance & Admin

RoseMarie London - Advisor/BOT liaison

Deputy Secretary, UW Board of Trustees

President's Office/BOT

Kipp Coddington - Advisor/SER liaison

Senior Advisor


Bethann Merkle - Special Assistant to the Vice Provost for Strategic Planning and Initiatives

Assistant Professor of Practice

Zoology & Physiology


Contact Us

Office of Academic Affairs

1000 E. University Ave - Dept 3302

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766.4286

Fax: (307)766.2606

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