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

Student Information

The Student Information 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 of Student Information

Leanne Howard

Leanne Howard
Regional Manager

Jordan Vetter

Jordan Vetter
Regional Manager

Cydney Giroux

Cydney Giroux
Partnership Coordinator

Justine Toro

Justine Manuel
Partnership Coordinator

Sydney Davis

Sydney Davis
Program Advisor

Clarisa Depari

Clarisa Depari
Program Advisor

Belen Figueroa

Belen Figueroa
Program Advisor

Sarah Kapel

Sarah Kapel
Program Advisor

Karolyn Kaseberg

Karolyn Kaseberg
Program Advisor

Brent Kirkland

Brent Kirkland
Program Advisor

Dominique Nelson

Dominique Nelson
Program Advisor

Ryan Sullivan

Ryan Sullivan
Program Advisor

Health & Safety

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

Vivivan Harvey

Vivian Harvey
Health and Safety Manager

Kelly Wranik

Kelly Wranik
Health and Safety Coordinator

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

Moriah Mock

Moriah Mock
Scholarship/Alumni Coordinator

Katelyn Armbruster

Katelyn Armbruster
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

Rochelle Seymour

Rochelle Seymour
Visiting Professor Program Coordinator

Enrollment

The Enrollment 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 Manager

Jana Arnold

Jana Arnold
Enrollment Specialist

Stacey Arnsdorff

Stacey Arnsdorff
Enrollment Specialist

Colleen Dondero

Colleen Dondero
Senior Course Coordinator

Amelia Flack

Amelia Flack
Enrollment Specialist

Elisabeth Linn

Elisabeth Linn
Course Coordinator

Joel Lippert

Joel Lippert
Senior Enrollment Specialist

Viviana Noguera

Viviana Noguera
Course Coordinator

Emily Schmith

Emily Schmith
Enrollment Specialist

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith
Enrollment Specialist

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

Chris Frosini

Chris Frosini
Human Resources Assistant

Devina Gyll

Devina Gyll
A/R Specialist

Shamberli Hicks

Shamberli Hicks
A/R Specialist

Miguel Perez

Miguel Perez
A/R Specialist

Armando Ramirez

Armando Ramirez
A/R Specialist

Schyler Tune

Schyler Tune
A/R Specialist

Krystal Waters

Krystal Waters
A/R Specialist

Betty Zenteno

Betty Zenteno
Staff Accountant

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

Ognjen Grubor

Ognjen Grubor
Application Specialist

Gamze Ozturk Yildiz

Gamze Ozturk Yildiz
Programmer Analyst II

Gabe Rojas

Gabe Rojas
Desktop Support Specialist

Andew Zeiser

Andrew Zeiser
Network Administrator