The Office of Campus Life initiated the Veterans' Liaison Network to help ensure that AU's student veterans navigate the university successfully to achieve their educational objectives. Network members will be veterans' principal contacts in their respective departments and will collaborate with one another to ensure that veterans' needs are being met and that problems are addressed quickly and effectively.
The Veterans Liaison Network is Chaired by Jennifer Johnson, Director of Orientation, Transition and Retention and includes the following AU staff members:
Jennifer Johnson joined AU in June 2016 as the Director of Orientation, Transition & Retention. Jenn previously worked at George Mason University for 4 years directing their First Year Transition courses and working with Outdoor Extended Orientation.… More
Heidi Abraham oversees the student billing team. She has been in higher education since 2005 and joined AU Student Accounts in April of 2011. Her past experience includes student admissions and advising, active duty military and veterans benefits, an… More
Calvin currently serve as an Associate Director for Leadership Development for University Center & Student Activities. He is responsible for the development of leadership development curricula and programs for student clubs and organizations that sup… More
Lana Knox serves as the Assistant Director of Bridge Programs in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. Lana coordinates AU's Graduate Professional Studies (formerly known as the Graduate Gateway Program) and Test Prep Programs. Lana also wor… More
Megan joined American University in October 2011 as the Manager of Three-Year Bachelor Programs. Her role soon expanded beyond three-year degree programs to encompass other undergraduate initiatives, including working with transfer students.
Prior … More
Shelley Morris serves as the graduate advisor for the department of justice, law, and criminology. As the advisor for JLC, she is here to help you make the most of your JLC experience by providing information,
answering academic inquiries and conne… More
Shari Pattillo is the counselor for international students in the Academic Support and Access Center. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland, and an M.A. in TESOL from American University. Before coming to the Academic Support… More
Brian leads the experiential education efforts for the career center, teaming with faculty, students, alumni, and employers to develop the most comprehensive and career focused experiences possible. He continues to enhance the global experience of Am… More
Lindsay Tulloss has been working in college admissions since 2010. She joined the Office of Enrollment at American University as an Assistant Director of Admissions in July, 2015. She coordinates recruitment efforts in Texas, Long Island and handles … More
Valerie came to American University in January of 1991 to complete her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Literature and found an environment where she could fully utilize her skills. Val has functioned as an ombudsman to parents and students for … More
Dr. Rachel Wernicke is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia and Virginia. She serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center at American University. Before coming to AU, Dr. Wernicke completed her APA-a… More
Julie Wickham has been an undergraduate academic advisor in SIS since summer 2001. Initially an advisor for all SIS freshmen, Julie now works with undergraduate students at all academic levels. Prior to working at American University, Julie lived wit… More