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Admissions Counselors

Karin Dobbins Sherer

Senior Associate Dean of Admissions
U.S. transfer students

Hollie Elliott

Associate Vice President for Admissions
New England (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont), Oregon (Multnomah County)

Joshua Ferchau

Associate Dean of Admissions & Director of Global Recruiting
California (San Francisco County), U.S. citizens overseas & TCKs

Mikhail Filarski

Assistant Dean of Admissions
Arizona, California (see county list), Nevada, Utah

Alice Flood

Admissions Counselor
Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., West Virginia

Serena Frisina

Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions
California (Los Angeles County), New Mexico

Zara Kazi

Admissions Counselor
California (see county list)

Erika Quiggins

Senior Associate Dean of Admissions
Colorado, Oregon (Washington County), Wyoming

Abhimanyu Rajshekar

Admissions Counselor
California (see county list), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin

Omar Rivera

Admissions Counselor
Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon (excluding Multnomah and Washington county), South Dakota, Texas

Eric Staab

Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

Sam Stockdale

Assistant Dean of Admissions
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina,Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee

Don’t see your state or county listed? Check back in a few weeks to meet your counselor, and email any questions to

International Students and Scholars

Paola Dennis

Administrative Specialist, International Students and Scholars

Administrative Specialist, International Students & Scholars

Bridget Flaherty

Associate Director of International Students & Scholars

Brian White

Associate Dean of Students
Director of International Students & Scholars

Admissions Operations Staff

Nicole Crawford

Application Processor

Kate Guy

Administrative Coordinator

Patti Mapes

Special Event Coordinator

Cheryll Miller

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

Marily Quesnel

Associate Director of Admissions Systems

Amanda Valley

Campus Visit Coordinator