Averett University Undergraduate Catalog

Administrators & Staff



Cleive Adams, B.S.

Head Football Coach

Peggy Adkins, A.A.

Library Assistant

Dennis Ballance

Media Specialist

Sandy Bash

Administrative Assistant, Office of Residence Life

Brad Bass Musical Theatre Artist in Residence

Donna Benz, B.S.

Area Director Apartment Living, Coordinator of Residential Summer Programs

Fred Bolton, B.A., M.P.A., M.S.S., Ph.D.

Acting Associate Vice President of Distance Education/Dean of GPS, Clinical Professor

Angela Bowers

Office Manager/Coordinator of Application Processing

Pat Bowman

Manager, Database Systems

Carl Bradsher, A.A., B.S.

Director of Student Financial Services

Faye Brandon, A.A.S., B.B.A., M.B.A.

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Mavis Brantley-Lloyd

Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Director and to the Department of Physical Education, Wellness and Sport Science

Marion Breen, B.S., M.S.

Administrative Assistant

Meaghan Byrne, B.S.

Equestrian Associate

A. Kendall Carter B.A., M.B.A.

Acting Associate Dean of Operations

Petrina Carter, B.A., M.S.

Director of Career Services

Catherine O. Clark, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Director of Study Abroad

Nancy Clark

Financial Aid Counselor

Trish Coleman, B.S.

Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer

Cheryl Dalton

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Enrollment Management/Data Analyst

Thom Davis, B.S., M.S.

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Business and Finance

Elaine L. Day, B.A., M.L.S.

Director of Library, Associate Professor

Travis Dix, A.A.S.

Webmaster/Graphic Designer

Amy Echeverria, B.A., M.F.A.

Costume Shop Supervisor and Costume Designer

Henry Echeverria, B.A., M.F.A.

Technical Director and Sound Engineer

Alexis I. Ehrhardt, B.A., M.Ed.

Director of Academic Partnerships

Andrew Fitch, B.B.A.


Debbie Flinn, B.A., M.A., M.B.A.

Director of Development

Marsha Foster, B.A., M.S., M.Ed., N.C.C.

Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life

Tiffany M. Franks, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.


Timothy E. Fulop, B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success and Student Success

C. Edward Fulton, B.S.

Baseball Coach

Steven Fuquay

Computer Technician

Denise Garrett, A.A.S.

Admissions Assistant

Sherri Garrett, B.A., R.N.

Lab Coordinator

Stacy Gato, B.A., B.A.

Vice President of Enrollment Management

Ashley Gayles, B.S.

Administrative Assistant

Keith Goodaker, B.S.

Head Men’s Golf Coach

Diane Gosney, A.A.S., B.B.A.

Coordinator of Development Services

Donna R. Gourley, A.A.S.

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Jillian Gourley, B.S.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Marquita J. Graves, A.A.S., B.A.S.

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success

Shyla Hairston, B.S., M.Ed.

Academic Advisor, GPS

Jill Hamlin, B.S., O.T.D.

Director of Autism Studies

Kara Hankins, B.A.

Student Financial Services Counselor

Christopher W. Hanks, B.S.

Helpdesk Supervisor

Kevin M. Harden, A.A., B.A., M.L.S.

Social Sciences/Electronic Resources Librarian, Associate Professor

Charlette Hardy, B.A., M.Ed.

Academic Advisor, GPS

Rodney Harper

Mailroom Clerk

Valerie Harr, B.S.

Equestrian Graduate Assistant

Charles Harris, B.S.

Executive Vice President

Chelsea (Tony) Harris, A.A.S., B.S.

Computer Technician

Daniel Hayes, B.S.

Director of Alumni Relations

Wanda Haynes

Secretary to the Faculty

Rod Henderson

Mailroom Supervisor

Robert Hendrix, B.S.

Academic Evaluator

Patrick Henry, B.S.

Assistant Football Coach

Elizabeth Hickey, B.S., M.Ed.

Women’s Basketball Coach

Emily Holder, B.A. Coordinator of Camps, Clinics, & Special Events

Rose Holley

Student Services Coordinator

Jennifer C. Hooper, B.S.

Office Assistant, Institutional Advancement

Bonnie Humphries, B.B.A., M.B.A.

Distance Education Specialist

Debbie Hyler

Admissions Coordinator

Ashley Jackson, B.A.

Admissions Counselor

Marty Jackson, B.A.

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Jeremy Jennings, B.S.

Student Financial Services Counselor, GPS

Shannon Johnson, B.A., M.Ed.

Football Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach

Edward Jones, B.A.

Director of Marketing and Communications

Harry Joyner

Cable/Phone Technician

Joan Kahwajy-Anderson, B.S., M.Ed., L.P.C.

Director of Counseling Services

Anna Kautzman, B.A., M.Ed., J.D.

HR Generalist, Sr.

Holly Kilby, B.A.

Director of Academic Support

Jay Kirland, B.A., M.B.A.

Defensive Coordinator

Linda Lemery, B.S., M.B.A.

Library Circulation Coordinator

Kevin Lipscomb

System Administrator

Felix Mann, B.S.

Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach

Matthew Mann, B.S.

Admissions Counselor

Sherry R. McDowell, A.A.S., B.B.A.

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Alumni Relations

April McCubbins, A.A.S.

Student Financial Services Counselor

Pam McKirdy, B.S., M.S.

Director of Institutional Research  and Effectiveness

Tom McMurtry, B.A., M.S.

Chief Information Officer

Angela McNeely, B.S., B.S., M.S.

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Dana Mehalko, A.A.S., B.B.A., M.B.A.

Institutional Research Assistant

V. Daniel Miller, B.S., M.B.A.

Interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics; Women's Volleyball Coach; Women’s Tennis Coach

Tiffany Mitchell, B.B.A., M.Ed.

Academic Advisor

Carolyn Morris, B.A.

Equestrian Associate

Feleta Morton, A.A.S, B.B.A., M.B.A.

Associate Registrar/VA Certifying Official

Stephanie T. Mullins, B.A.

Associate Director of Admissions/Transfer Counselor

Glenn Mungcal, B.A., MS.Ed.

Academic Advisor

Robyn Neal, A.A.S.

Admissions Assistant

Carter Neal, A.A.S., B.B.A

HR Generalist

Joel Nester, B.A., M.B.A.

Director of Admissions/International Counselor

Erma Neveu, B.B.A.

Academic Advisor

Susan C. Newcomb, A.S.

Associate Director of Student Accounts

Alice Obenchain-Leeson, B.B.A, M.B.A., D.B.A.

Acting Dean of Distance Education Programs, Professor

Julian Oliver, B.S.

Student Financial Services Counselor

Katherine Parker, B.A.

Telecounseling Supervisor

John Parkin, B.S.

Hall Director – Main Building Complex

Kyle Patterson, B.A., M.Ed.

Area Director Fugate Hall, Coordinator of Housing Operations

Pamela Paynter, A.A.S.

Staff Accountant / Payroll and Benefits

Carly Pearce, B.S., M.A.

Women’s Soccer Coach; Senior Women’s Administrator

Sherry Phelps, B.A., M.B.A.

Associate Registrar

Charles Phillips, III, B.A.

Student Financial Services Counselor, GPS

Debbie Pike

Administrative Assistant

Paul Porter, B.S.

Assistant Hall Director –Main Building Complex

Kim Prosser, A.A.S., B.B.A., M.B.A.

Academic Advisor

Rebecca Raab, B.A., M.A.

Director of Writing Support and English as a Second Language Programs

Kendall Ratliffe, B.A.

Religious Life Recruiter/BGAV Ambassador

Buddy Rawley, B.S.

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Elizabeth Richardson, A.A.S.

Staff Accountant / Accounts Payable

Joseph Roane, B.A., M.S.

Linebackers Coach

Janet Roberson, B.A., B.A., M.B.A.

Assistant Dean/Registrar and Military Affairs Officer

Gloria Robertson

Secretary to the Faculty

Jennifer Robinson, B.A., M.L.S.

Technical Services Librarian, Assistant Professor

Susan Rowland, A.A.S., B.B.A., M.B.A.

Director, Distance Education and IDEAL Program

Marietta Sanford, B.B.A., M.B.A.

Regional Director of Academic Services

Jim Sauser

Help Desk Manager

Donna Schweiger

Tracking Specialist

Sheila Smithers, A.A.S.

Records Specialist

Meg Stevens, B.S., M.S.

Athletic Director

Lisa Stewart, B.S., M.S.A.

Senior Accountant/Restricted Funds

Stephen Stone

Systems and Security Analyst

Bren LaFlamme Taylor, B.S.

Softball Coach

Christine Thompson, B.A.

Campus Guest Coordinator

Jonathan Thompson, B.B.A.

Cross Country Coach; Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach; Hall Director – Mt. View Apartments

James Thurnes, B.S., M.B.A.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Emily Tomlinson, B.A.

Communications Specialist

Deborah Touchstone, B.B.A., M.B.A.

Library Administrative Associate

Kathie Tune, B.A., M.S.

Director of Human Resources

Thomas Underwood, B.S.

Head Athletic Trainer

Mary E. Vanderlinden, B.J., M.B.A., Ed.D.

Dean of Student Success

James M. Verdini, B.A., M.L.S., M.A.

Humanities/Access Services Librarian, Assistant Professor

Lesley Villarose, B.A., M.Ed.

Acting Dean of Students

Stephanie Walker, B.A.S.

Financial Aid Assistant

Tammy Wall, B.S., M.B.A.

Senior Accountant/Payroll and Benefits

Karen W. Ward

Executive Assistant to the President

Patrick Wasley, B.A., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Bibliographic Services Librarian/Archivist, Assistant Professor

Anita Weyer, B.S.

Academic Evaluator

Brenda Wilcox, A.A.

Aviation Office Manager

Travis J. Williams, B.S.

Chief Flight Instructor, B.S., Averett University

Jamie Williford, B.A., M.Div.

University Chaplain

Celia Wilkerson, A.A.S.

Records Specialist

Charles A. Wilson, B.S.

Sports Information Director

Philip Wilson, B.S., M.B.A.

Head Men’s Soccer Coach