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Central Office Staff

The USAC Central Office is located in Reno, Nevada on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. The office is composed of Program Advisors, University Relations Coordinators, Enrollment Representatives, Accounting Specialists, and other staff who are here to provide personalized pre-departure advising and support you throughout your study abroad experience.

Departments:

USAC Administration

Dr. Alyssa Nota

Dr. Alyssa Nota

President/CEO

USAC Advising

USAC 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.

Cami Alfaro

Cami Alfaro

Director

MacKenzie Cortez

MacKenzie Cortez

Regional Manager

Chris Frosini

Chris Frosini

Regional Manager

Justine Toro

Justine Manuel

Partnership Coordinator

Nadeen Black

Nadeen Black

Program Advisor

Clarisa Depari

Clarisa Depari

Lead Program Advisor

Yajaira Esparza

Yajaira Esparza

Program Advisor

Belen Figueroa

Belen Figueroa

Program Advisor

Ronald Hemphill

Ronald Hemphill

Program Advisor

Karolyn Kaseberg

Karolyn Kaseberg

Program Advisor

Lorna McPalmer

Lorna McPalmer

Program Advisor

Dominique Nelson

Dominique Nelson

Lead Program Advisor & Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Health & Safety

The Health and Safety team is your primary resource for questions regarding your health, safety, and security on USAC programs.

Elizabeth Rice

Elizabeth Huskin Rice

Health and Safety Manager & Support Officer

Dr. Christine Sieben

Dr. Christine Sieben

Health and Safety Manager & Support Officer

Christie Chaump

Christie Chaump

Health and Safety Assistant

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

Amber Aiton

Amber Aiton

Alumni/Donor Relations Officer

Katelyn Armbruster

Katelyn Armbruster

University Relations Coordinator

Courtney Bauman

Courtney Bauman

University Relations Coordinator

Kaitie Brown

Kaitie Brown

University Relations Coordinator

Nicole Duxbury

Nicole Duxbury

Communications Coordinator

Sara East

Sara East

Digital Communications Specialist

Joel Freeman

Joel Freeman

University Relations Coordinator

Rachel Hardison

Rachel Hardison

University Relations Coordinator

Sonia Meza

Sonia Meza

Scholarship/Alumni Advisor

Johanna Moxley

Johanna Moxley

University Relations Coordinator

Katrina Raenell

Katrina Raenell

Marketing Communications Specialist

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Visiting Professor Program Coordinator

Enrollment Services

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

Kara Bingham

Kara Bingham

Director of Academic Affairs

Jillian Kent

Jillian Kent

Enrollment Services Manager

Jana Arnold

Jana Arnold

Enrollment Specialist

Stacey Arnsdorff

Stacey Arnsdorff

Enrollment Specialist

Amelia Flack

Amelia Flack

Enrollment Specialist

Sonomi Imagawa

Sonomi Imagawa

Academic Affairs Coordinator

Elisabeth Linn

Elisabeth Linn

Academic Affairs Coordinator

Joel Lippert

Joel Lippert

Senior Enrollment Specialist

Emily Schmith

Emily Schmith

Enrollment Specialist

Tylo Ward

Tylo Ward

Enrollment Specialist

Justus Watt

Justus Watt

Senior Academic Affairs 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

Jamie DePaepe

Jamie DePaepe

Human Resources Manager

Lisa Benoit

Lisa Benoit

A/P Specialist

Jason Connolly

Jason Connolly

A/R Specialist

Devina Gyll

Devina Gyll

Lead A/R Specialist

Rubi Lopez

Rubi Lopez

Human Resources/CEO Assistant

Kai Mars

Kai Mars

Staff Accountant I

Hunter Melby

Hunter Melby

Staff Accountant II

Julie Munoz

Julie Munoz

A/R Specialist

Sandra Torres

Sandra Torres

A/R Specialist

Schyler Tune

Schyler Tune

A/R Specialist

Krystal Waters

Krystal Waters

A/R Specialist

Betty Zenteno

Betty Zenteno

Staff Accountant I

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

Software Development Manager

Francisco Becerra-Ortiz

Francisco Becerra-Ortiz

Programmer Analyst I

Ognjen Grubor

Ognjen Grubor

Application Specialist

Gamze Ozturk Yildiz

Gamze Ozturk Yildiz

Programmer Analyst II

Gabriel Rojas

Gabriel Rojas

Desktop Support Specialist

Andew Zeiser

Andrew Zeiser

Network Administrator