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

Anthony Hollinger Director, Military-Affiliated Student Support & Special Init Campus Life

Tony Hollinger is Director of Military-affiliate Support & Special Initiatives with the Office of Campus Life.Tony joined AU in April 2013 initially as Director of Facilities Operations Management

  aholling@american.edu

  (202) 885-1015

Jennifer Johnson Director, Orientation, Transition & Retention Orientation, Transition and 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

  jjohns@american.edu

  (202) 885-6094

Danette Burgess Assistant Director Financial Aid Financial Aid, Enrollment Services

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

Jason Garner 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 American Univers

  jgarner@american.edu

  (202) 885-1926

Calvin Haney Associate Director, Leadership Development Center for Student Involvement

Calvin currently serve as an Associate Director for Student Activities. He is responsible for the development of leadership development curricula and programs for student clubs and organizations that

  calvinh@american.edu

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. B

  browe@american.edu

  (202) 885-1806

Valerie Verra Veterans Services Administrator 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

Julie Wickham Adjunct Instructor SIS - School of International 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

  julie.wickham@american.edu

  (202) 885-1609

 
Jennifer Thurston
AU Vets President
jt4548a@american.edu
Lexi Little
AU Vets Secretary
al8001a@american.edu
Sophie Nowak
AU Vets Treasurer
Army ROTC Liaison
sn4302a@american.edu
Roberto Bender
Event Coordinator/25 Live
rb0191a@american.edu
Luke Lynch
Air Force ROTC Liaison
lukelynch60@gmail.com