Skip Navigation

Southern Oregon University

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, has budgetary responsibility, and coordinates the Academic Appeals process.
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
Karen Adams
Lead ESA
Karen assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues. As the Lead ESA, Karen also assists with staff scheduling, coordination, and the Academic Appeals process.
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.
Rachell Grubbs
ESA 
Rachell assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
Education: BA in English and Writing from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact: Loves attending outdoor concerts in the summer, particularly at the Gorge Amphitheater and the Hollywood Bowl.
Favorite campus spot: Hannon Library
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
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.
Erin McDowell
ESA
Erin assists students with registration, financial aid, parking and billing issues.
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.


Financial Aid

NameResponsibilities
Racquel Berglund
Financial Aid Counselor
 
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.
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
Michelle Stewart
Financial Aid Counselor
Michelle administers Financial Aid Programs and counsels students and parents about financial aid.
Education: Southern Oregon University
Eric Walker
ESC IT Consultant
Eric provides technical support for Enrollment Services focusing specifically on financial aid.


Registration and Records

NameResponsibilities
Jordan Goodson
Registration and Records Specialist
Jordan assists with all areas of Registration and Records.
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.
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.
VACANT
Degree Coordinator
 
Katrina Simpson
Academic Scheduling Coordinator 
Katrina 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: BS in Literature from Southern Oregon University.
Interesting fact: Loves a rainy day.
Favorite campus spot: Susanne Homes residence hall.
John Sousa
Assistant Registrar

John assists with the overall management of various Registration and Records activities, including prioritization of activities, coordination of project management, and training.
Education: BA in Psychology from West Virginia University and MEd in Multicultural Education and K-12 certificate from Northern Arizona University.
Interesting fact: While living in Australia as a kid, John learned to be a street performer and can juggle fire.
Favorite campus spot: Art Department, including the museum and courtyard.