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AU Veterans Liaison Network

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 who leads Veteran Support & Services and includes the following AU staff members:

Jennifer Johnson Adjunct Instructor Orientation, Transition & Retention

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 cour

  jjohns@american.edu

  (202) 885-6094

Anthony Hollinger Director, Student Engagement & Diversity Initiatives Campus Life

Tony Hollinger is Director of Initiatives for Student Engagement & Diversity with the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life. Tony joined AU in April 2013 initially as Director of Facilities Op

  aholling@american.edu

  (202) 885-1015

Heidi Abraham Associate Director, Student Billing Student Accounts

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 advisi

  abraham@american.edu

  (202) 885-3554

Sara Bendoraitis Director, Programming, Outreach & Advocacy Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion

Sara started at American University in 2007 as the Director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Resource Center and in 2011, became the Director of Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy

  sara.bendoraitis@american.edu

  (202) 885-3372

Justin Bernstine Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Services SOC - School of Communication

Dr. Justin T. Bernstine joined SOC in 2016. Prior to coming to AU, Justin held a variety of positions in student and academic affairs at Portland State University, Montgomery College, and The George W

  justin@american.edu

  (202) 885-2049

Scott Cassidy Veterans Services Coordinator AU Central

Scott is an Air Force Veteran who, after completing 4 years on active duty, earned his undergraduate and graduate education using the Post 9/11 GI Bill with Yellow Ribbon. During the first half of his

  cassidys@american.edu

  (202) 885-8018

Jason Garner Director of Admissions, KSB KSB - Acad Progs - Enrollment

Jason Garner recently joined the Kogod Graduate Admissions team in May 2017. Jason oversees the recruitment and admissions for all the on-campus graduate programs here at KSB. Prior to joining America

  (202) 885-1926

Maureen Hall KSB - Acad Progs

Maureen O. Hall is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs. She has held positions in the business schools at the University of Michigan, Georgetown University, Michigan State University, and Virginia

  mhall@american.edu

  (202) 885-2157

Calvin Haney Adjunct Instructor University Center and Student Activities

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 pro

  calvinh@american.edu

  (202) 885-3392

Lana Knox Associate Director, UG & Post-Baccalaureate Programs School of Prof & Extd Studies

Lana Knox serves as the Associate Director of Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate Programs in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. Lana coordinates AU's Graduate Professional Studies (formerl

  knox@american.edu

  (202) 895-4859

Shelley Morris Academic Counselor SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

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 inf

  shelleym@american.edu

  (202) 885-6456

Brian Rowe Director of Experiential Education Career Center

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. H

  browe@american.edu

  (202) 885-1806

Lindsay Tulloss Assistant Director of Admissions Enrollment, Office of

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 recr

  tulloss@american.edu

  (202) 885-3402

Valerie Verra Associate Director, Veterans Services AU Central

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 funct

  vverra@american.edu

  (202) 885-8012

Jeffrey Volkmann Director of Clinical Services Counseling Center

Dr. Jeffrey Volkmann, PhD is a Board Certified, Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Volkmann is currently Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center. He completed his doctorate in Clinica

  (202) 885-3500

Julie Wickham Academic Advisor SIS-School of Intl Service

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

  jwick@american.edu

  (202) 885-1609