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Meet the Enrollment Services Staff

Organizational Chart
Administration

NameResponsibilities
Natalie Coppedge
Associate Director of Enrollment Operations
Natalie is responsible for managing the Enrollment Services Center (ESC) front office operations. Natalie also coordinates process innovation for the Enrollment and retention Division.
Education: BA in Communication,  Certificate in Human Resources Management, and a Master's in Management, all from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact:  Natalie is currently training for her first marathon, which will take place November 2015 in Athens, Greece.
Favorite campus spot: The courtyard on the north side of the SU. It's shadier than the main courtyard and a great place to eat lunch.
Pat McAuley
Director of Financial Aid 
Pat has administrative responsibility for all aspects of Financial Aid. Pat's responsibilities include the preparation of student aid budgets, packaging policies and formulas, and ensures compliance with federal, state and institution regulations.
Matt Stillman
University Registrar and Director of Enrollment and Retention Assessment
Matt serves as the University Registrar, the University's FERPA compliance officer and student records officer. He supervises student registration, grading, academic progress, student records and transcripts, degree evaluation, academic scheduling and transfer articulation. He collaborates to develop and implement various academic and administrative policies, works as on matters of enrollment, retention, and admissions research and planning, and serves as the Building Manager for Britt Hall.
Education: Ed.D in Educational Leadership and Higher Education from University of Nebraska, MS in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University and BS in Political Science from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact: Met wife as a freshman at SOU and have been together ever since. SOU is an important part of his life in many ways.
Favorite campus spot: The fireplace seating area in the Hannon Library


Enrollment Services Associates

NameResponsibilities
Tamara Hamann
ESA 
Tamara assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
Education: BA in English from San Jose State University
Favorite campus spot: Hannon Library
Brandy Kinsey
ESA
Brandy assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
Kim Jemelka
ESA
Kim assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
Ryan Lamanna
ESA 
Ryan assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
Education: BBA in Accounting from Marymount University in Arlington, VA.
Interesting fact: Walked about 400 miles of the Camino de Santiago in Northern  Spain in 28 days.
Favorite campus spot: In the sun, on a lonely bench.
Sean Monaghan
ESA

Sean assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
Education: BA in Communication (Video Production emphasis) from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact: Has been cast in independent and feature length movies.
Favorite campus spot: Stevenson Union.


Financial Aid

NameResponsibilities

Karinda Farley
Financial Aid Counselor

Karinda administers Financial Aid Programs and counsels students and parents about financial aid.
Education: BA from University of Oregon.
Interesting fact: Loves watching college football.
Karen Grose
Financial Aid Counselor
Karen administers Financial Aid Programs and counsels students and parents about financial aid.  She also has responsibility for the administration of the federal Direct Loan program.
Stephanie Hanigan
Scholarship Coordinator
Stephanie is responsible for managing, reviewing, and awarding scholarships wwhile working with the Foundation Office and other departments on campus to ensure grant and scholarship funding is current and up to date.  She also works closely with the Director and Associate Director of Financial Aid to regulate financial programs and maintain internal and external compliance.  Additionally, she is one of the main contributors in the development of the campus' Financial Literacy Program.
Education: BA is Art, English, and Communications from Juniata College.
Interesting fact: Studied in England for a semester during her senior year of college.
Favorite campus spot: Too many to choose just one!
Christina Negrete
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Christina administers Financial Aid Programs and counsels students and parents about financial aid. She also has responsibility for the administration of the all federal programs and assists the Director as needed. 
Education: Northern Arizona University

Debbie O'Dea
Financial Aid Counselor

Debbie administers Financial Aid Programs and counsels students and parents about financial aid.  She is also the point of contact for study abroad students.
Education: BA in International Studies from Pacific University and MS in College Student Personnel Administration from Canisius College.

Michelle Stewart
Financial Aid Counselor
Michelle administers Financial Aid Programs and counsels students and parents about financial aid. She is also the point of contact for the Federal Work Study Program and reviews and processes all Special Conditions requests.
Education: Southern Oregon University
Interesting fact: Plays a mean ukulele and is an identical twin.
Eric Walker
ESC IT Consultant
Eric provides technical support for Enrollment Services focusing specifically on financial aid.


Registration and Records

NameResponsibilities

Karen Adams

Academic Scheduling Coordinator

Karen is responsible for academic room scheduling, reviewing and entering catalog information, irregular registrations, creating the finals schedule, and assisting departments with academic course creation and scheduling. 
Education: BA in Music from Western Oregon University and MBA from Marylhurst University.
Interesting fact: Karen is an amateur opera singer.
Favorite campus spot: In front of the fireplace in the SOU Center for the Visual Arts.

Racquel Berglund
Transfer Articulation Coordinator

Racquel is responsible for evaluating and awarding transfer coursework and helps coordinate the development and maintenance of transfer articulation agreements.

Education: BS in Psychology from Southern Oregon University
Interesting fact: Working on a mini farm at home and currently has goats, chickens, and cats.
Favorite campus spot: In any history class.The courtyard by the Schneider Museum of Art (great view of Grizzly Peak).

Jordan Goodson
Academic Records Coordinator
Jordan is responsible for academic records, course evaluations, athletic eligibility, academic appeals, and a variety of other core registration and records areas.
Education: BS in History from Southern Oregon University
Interesting fact: After getting his front upper teeth knocked out by a golf ball, months later he sneezed his temporary ones out of the window with all of his friends in the car thus simultaneously humbling him and expanding his sense of humor.
Favorite campus spot: In any history class.

Brett Kinsey
Registration and Records IT Consultant
Brett provides technical support for Enrollment Services focusing on parking, registration, records, and fee assessment.
Education: Pursusing a BS in Computer Programming and Software from Southern Oregon University.
Interest fact: Brett is a former professional bull rider.
Favorite campus spot: In front of his computer.

Erin McDowell
Degree Coordinator

Erin is responsible for degree evaluation and awarding.
Education: BA in English and Writing from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact: Self-proclaimed nerd and tabletop gamer.
Favorite campus spot: Nooks and crannies in the Hannon Library.
MaryAnn Neely
Registration Systems Analyst and Production and Support Lead
MaryAnn is the registration system analyst and provides leadership to the Enrollment Services Production and Support team.
Education: BS in Computer Science and Masters in Management, both from Southern Oregon University.
Interest fact: Enjoys time with kids, grandkids and pets.
Favorite campus spot: SOU athletic facilities watching all team sporting events.
Katrina Simpson
Associate Registrar

Katrina has primary administrative responsibility for coordinating the effective daily operation of student records and registration activities.  Katrina serves as University Registrar in the absence of the University Registrar.
Education:
BS in Literature from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact: Loves a rainy day.
Favorite campus spot: Susanne Homes residence hall.