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Staff Council

Staff Council Chair

  1. Jesus Sanchez, Career Services Systems Administrator

    Career Center

    Adrian Sanchez is the Systems Coordinator at the American University Career Center, the current Staff Council Chair, a part-time Research Assistant at the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center, and a proud AU alumnus from the School of Public Affairs… More

    Send email to Jesus Sanchez

    (202) 885-1824

Committees

  • Benefits Advisory Committee
  • Board of Trustees
  • Educational & Social Activities

Constituencies

  • Provost

Staff Council Co-Chair

  1. Nakeesha Ceran, Associate Director-One Card & Dining Programs

    Housing and Dining Programs

    Keesha Ceran is currently serving as the Associate Director- One Card & Dining Programs. Her portfolio includes the University One Card (AUID Card) Production and technological support for Dining Programs and operations. Keesha has previously serv… More

    Send email to Nakeesha Ceran

    (202) 885-2665

Committees

  • Faculty Senate
  • Board of Trustees - Representative to Alumni Affairs and Development
  • Wellness Council
  • Hot Topics

Constituencies

  • Office of Campus Life

Staff Council Secretary

  1. Colin Gerker, Assistant Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life

    Before relocating to Washington D.C. in July 2015, Colin served as Greek Life Advisor at the University of California, San Diego serving the Multicultural Greek Council & the Interfraternity Council. He focused on equity, diversity, & inclusion initi… More

    Send email to Colin Gerker

Committees

  • Communications

Constituencies

  • Finance & Treasurer

Staff Council Members at Large

  1. Kelly Alexander, Director of Public Relations

    University Communications

    Kelly Alexander is the Director of Public Relations. In addition to managing the Media Relations team and emergency/crisis communication, she supports AU's administrative units with media and public relations efforts. Prior to joining American Univer… More

    Send email to Kelly Alexander

    (202) 885-5952

Committees

  • Board of Trustees - Representative to Athletics
  • Diversity (Chair)

Constituencies

  • UCM
  • WAMU

  1. Jennifer Baron Knowles, Asst Director, Kay Spiritual Life Ctr

    Kay Spiritual Life Center

    Previously at AU, Jennifer served as the Manager of Disability Services in the Academic Support and Access Center, the Coordinator for Disability Support Services and as a Resident Director in Housing & Dining Programs. Before working at AU, she work… More

    Send email to Jennifer Baron Knowles

    (202) 885-3321

Committees

  • Dining Services
  • Campus Beautification
  • Service

Constituencies

  • Budget & Payroll Office
  • Human Resources
  • General Council

Committees

  • Onboarding/Policies & Procedures

Constituencies

  • Risk Management & Safety Services
  • Development & Alumni Relations

  1. Andrea Carpenter, Associate Director, Career Development

    KSB - Ctr for Career Devel

    Andrea Carpenter has been with Kogod since 2011 and leads the career advising team of professional and student staff to deliver career advising services and programming for undergraduate, specialty MS, and alumni populations. Her background in academ… More

    Send email to Andrea Carpenter

    (202) 885-2585

Committees

  • Dining Services
  • Disability Compliance Team
  • Transportation Task Force
  • Hot Topics (Chair)

Constituencies

  • Kogod School of Business

Committees

  • Dining Services
  • University Council
  • Wellness Council
  • Diversity

Constituencies

  • External Relations & Auxiliary Services
  • Planning & Project Management
  • PPM
  • Facilities Management

  1. Anna Castro, Administrative Assistant

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Anna Carpo-Castro is from Manila, Philippines and graduated from Assumption College with a Bachelor's Degree in English and Mass Communications.

    Send email to Anna Castro

    (202) 885-2948


Committees

  • Dining Services
  • Board of Trustees - Representative to Campus Life
  • Educational & Social Activities

Constituencies

  • School of Communication

Committees

  • Onboarding/Policies & Procedures

Constituencies

  • School of Public Affairs
  • School of Professional & Extended Studies

  1. Stephen Kelly, Director, Customer Support Services

    OIT - Customer Service

    Steve Kelly came to AU with technical support and help desk experience from various private sector firms in the finance and public relations industries.

    Send email to Stephen Kelly

    (202) 885-2280


Committees

  • Educational & Social Activities (Chair)

Constituencies

  • Office of Information Technology

Committees

  • Dining Services
  • Wellness Council
  • Campus Beautification
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Service

Constituencies

  • School of International Service

Committees

  • Service (Chair)

Constituencies

  • Washington College of Law

  1. Courtney Pollack, Adjunct Instructor

    AU Abroad

    A life-long Francophile, Courtney began her international adventure on a summer study abroad program while she was in high school in Annecy, France. After that experience, she decided to pursue her love of French language and history in her undergrad… More

    Send email to Courtney Pollack

    (202) 885-1328


Committees

  • Faculty Senate
  • Board of Trustees - Representative to Academic Affairs
  • Hot Topics

Constituencies

  • Finance & Treasurer

  1. William Savich, Police Officer-Tenley Campus

    Public Safety

    Previously at AU as an undergraduate student in SGPA, Bill now returns to work as Police Officer in the Department of Public Safety.

    Send email to William Savich


Committees

  • Diversity

Constituencies

  • Athletics & Recreation
  • Office of the President

Committees

  • TBD

Constituencies

  • External Relations & Auxiliary Services
  • Planning & Project Management
  • PPM
  • Facilities Management

Committees

  • Faculty Senate
  • Board of Trustees - Representative to Alumni Affairs and Development
  • Transportation Task Force
  • Hot Topics

Constituencies

  • Library

  1. Michael Wargo, Manager, Special Projects & Web Communication

    President, Office of the

    Michael Wargo joined the Office of the President in March 2017. He previously worked in the Office of Campus Life as their Web and Student Systems Manager for four years. Before that, he worked in the School of Communication as their Online Content M… More

    Send email to Michael Wargo

    (202) 885-2145


Committees

  • Dining Services
  • Board of Trustees - Representative to Alumni Affairs and Development
  • Communications (Chair)

Constituencies

  • Office of Campus Life

  1. Jaris Williams, Adjunct Instructor

    Dean of Students

    Jaris is originally from Youngstown OH, and serves as the Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of the Dean of Students. Jaris’ role includes managing our Care Network on campus, serving as a member of our Care Team, assisting with bias related … More

    Send email to Jaris Williams

    (202) 885-3301


Committees

  • Diversity

Constituencies

  • Undergraduate Enrollment

  1. Roy Wrampelmeier, Coordinator, Digital Event Publishing

    University Center and Student Activities

    Born and raised in Texas, Roy Coleman Wrampelmeier went north to Minnesota to attend Carleton College, earning a degree in Political Science and working briefly on political campaigns in the state. After graduation, Cole moved to Iowa for a year, pro… More

    Send email to Roy Wrampelmeier


Committees

  • Communications

Constituencies

  • College of Arts & Sciences