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Central Office Staff

USAC Administration

Dr. Carmelo Urza

Dr. Carmelo Urza
President/CEO

Student Information

The Student Information Program Advisors are your main contact for questions about your program site, housing abroad, student visa process, travel plans, health and safety, pre-departure and arrival information, scholarships, etc. They are also the primary contact for students when they are studying abroad.

Michelle Cobb

Michelle Cobb
Director

Cami Alfaro

Cami Alfaro
Student Information Manager

Derreck Calkins

Derreck Calkins
Scholarship/Alumni Coordinator

Clarisa Depari

Clarisa Depari
Program Advisor

Cydney Giroux

Cydney Giroux
Program Advisor

Brent Kirkland

Brent Kirkland
Program Advisor

Dominique Nelson

Dominique Nelson
Program Advisor

Brett Paulsen

Brett Paulsen
Program Advisor

Jenna Schumann

Jenna Schumann
Program Advisor

Ryan Sullivan

Ryan Sullivan
Program Advisor

Justine Toro

Justine Toro
Program Advisor

Jordan Vetter

Jordan Vetter
Program Advisor

University Relations & Communications

The University Relations team is ready to answer any questions you may have about USAC or our programs. They are happy to be your primary contact for USAC and also travel to many study abroad fairs around the country.

Kimberle Tulman

Kimberle Tulman
Director

Sabrina Harris

Sabrina Harris
University Relations Manager

Sara East

Sara East
Digital Communications Specialist

Joel Freeman

Joel Freeman
Regional Coordinator

Rachel Hardison

Rachel Hardison
Regional Coordinator

Kim Hopkinson

Kim Hopkinson
University Relations Coordinator

Ciara Kelley

Ciara Kelley
Communications Assistant

Danielle Longley

Danielle Longley
Communications Specialist

Johanna Moxley

Johanna Moxley
University Relations Coordinator

Enrollment

The Enrollment Department is your best resource for application, course and program registration, transcripts, internships, and GPA questions.

Kara Bingham

Kara Bingham
Director ofAcademic Affairs

Jillian Kent

Jillian Kent
Enrollment Manager

Colleen Dondero

Colleen Dondero
Registration Coordinator

Amelia Flack

Amelia Flack
Enrollment Specialist

Matt Kiehn

Matt Kiehn
Registration Specialist

Elisabeth Linn

Elisabeth Linn
Enrollment Specialist

Joel Lippert

Joel Lippert
Senior Enrollment Specialist

Sarah Maier

Sarah Maier
Enrollment Specialist

John Pierce

John Pierce
Curriculum Coordinator

Accounting & Human Resources

The Accounting Department is ready to help you with billing, payment, budget sheets, and financial aid consortium agreements.

Kim Legarza

Kim Legarza
Director

Shelly Bass

Shelly Bass
Manager, Accounts Payable

Tammy Cotta

Tammy Cotta
Accounting Manager

Nicole DuPont

Nicole DuPont
HR & Operations Manager

Lisa Benoit

Lisa Benoit
A/P Specialist

Nicole Blankenship

Nicole Blankenship
A/R Specialist

Lijie Chen

Lijie Chen
Staff Accountant

Shamberli Hicks

Shamberli Hicks
A/R Specialist

Armando Ramirez

Armando Ramirez
A/R Specialist

Betty Zenteno

Betty Zenteno
Staff Accountant

Information Technology

The Information Technology Department oversees network administration and application development, and supports users of the USAC Gateway and Global online portals.

Fritz Roske

Fritz Roske
Director

Josh Black

Josh Black
Senior Programmer Analyst

Andew Zeiser

Andrew Zeiser
IT Technician