Administrative Staff

For a list of faculty, see Departments & Faculty.

To find staff and faculty by name, see Employee Directory.

For a printable directory, as well as an abbreviated list of departments and offices, go to the Directories Page.

See also: Administrative Organizational Chart

Inaccuracies in this list? Contact Human Resources.

Office of the President

Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5101
fax 318-869-5010
www.centenary.edu/about/president

David Rowe • 318-869-5101
President
Ph.D., Georgia State University. M.Div., Emory University.

Connie Whittington • 318-869-5101
Executive Assistant to President
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1986.

Office of the Provost

second floor of Hamilton Hall, Provost's Office

phone 318-869-5104
www.centenary.edu/provost
www.centenary.edu/academics

Jenifer Ward • 318-869-5104
Provost and Dean of the College
B.A., Hendrix College, 1980. Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1992.

Karen Soul • 318-869-5240
 Hamilton Hall, 208A
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
B.A.S., University of Minnesota Duluth, 1994. M.Ed., University of Minnesota Duluth, 1998. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2005.

Edward Ragan • 318-869-5142
 Hamilton Hall, 208
Associate Dean of the College
B.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1989. M.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1993. Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006.

Jennifer Hill • 318-869-5106
Director of Educational Outreach
B.A., University of California at Davis, 1988. M.A., Georgetown University, 1996. M.P.A., University of Pennyslvania, 2012.

Katherine Bearden • 318-869-5039
Coordinator for Institutional Research & Effectiveness
B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2005. M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2008. Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2013.

Carol Christiansen • 318-869-5104
 Hamilton Hall, 217
Administrative Assistant II to the Provost
B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 1991. M.A.S. , Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 2006.

Frost School of Business

second floor of Jackson Hall

phone 318-869-5141
fax 318-869-5139
www.centenary.edu/business

Pat Gallion • 318-869-5141
Administrative Assistant / MBA Program Coordinator

M. Lea Stroud • 318-869-5154
 Jackson Hall, 206
Assistant Dean of Business Outreach
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1979. J.D., Tulane Law School, 1992.

Education Department

Centenary Square

phone 318-869-5223
www.centenary.edu/education

Lori Payne • 318-869-5223
Department Assistant
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana.

Magale Library

phone 318-869-5047
www.centenary.edu/library

Christy Wrenn • 318-869-5057
 Magale Library, 106
Director of Library Services
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1975. M.L.S., Louisiana State University, 1979.

Marcia Alexander • 318-869-5220
 Magale Library, 103
Library Access Officer
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1972.

Sharon Chevalier • 318-869-5047
 Magale Library, 103
Interlibrary Loan Officer

Jeannette Curtis
Public Access Librarian - Nights
B.A., Beloit College. M.L.S., Indiana University.

Kristi Kohl • 318-869-5058 • 318-869-5171
 Magale Library, 104
Reference/Electronic Resources/Web Librarian
B.A., Berry College, 1995. M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University, 2010.

Meadows Museum of Art

phone 318-869-5169
fax 318-869-5730
www.centenary.edu/meadows

Bruce Allen • 318-869-5260
 Turner Art Center, 107
Head of Logistics & Exhibition Design
B.A., Centenary College, 1975. B.S., Centenary College, 1977. M.F.A., University of Wyoming, 1981.

Neeta Kaji • 318-869-5040
 Meadows Museum of Art, 1st floor
Internal Account/Office Manager

Lisa Nicoletti • 318-869-5261
Head of Collections & Research
B.A., Augsburg College, 1990. M.A., University of Minnesota, 1993. M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999.

Music Library

Hurley Music Building

phone 318-869-5135
www.centenary.edu/music/library

Tom Hundemer • 318-869-5247
 Hurley Music Library
Director of Music Library
B.M., University of Southern Mississippi, 1976. M.A., University of Iowa, 1979.

Hurley School of Music

Hurley Music Building

phone 318-869-5235
fax 318-869-5248
www.centenary.edu/music

Candy Maynard • 318-869-5235
 Hurley Music Building, 103A
Music Secretary
B.M., University of Louisiana at Monroe, 1981.

Theatre Department

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

phone 318-869-5242
www.centenary.edu/theatre

Alan Berry • 318-869-5242
Shop Foreman
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1990.

Lorna Dopson
Theatre Department Assistant & Box Office Manager
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2010.

Athletics

Gold Dome

phone 318-869-5275
fax 318-869-5145
www.centenary.edu/athletics

Ronda Seagraves • 318-869-5087
 Gold Dome, AD Office
Director for Athletics and Wellness
B.S., Ohio State University, 1989. M.A., Allegheny College, 1989.

Emlyn Aubrey • 318-426-1636
Men's and Women's Golf Head Coach
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1986.

Amanda Busby
Assistant Softball Coach - part-time
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler, 2011.

Caley Carter • 318-869-5717
Head Volleyball Coach; Athletic Event Manager
B.S., Nicholls State University, 2004.

Stephanie Culbertson • 318-869-5275 • 318-869-5093
Head Athletic Trainer
B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University, 2003.

Monty Curtis • 318-841-7314
Head Lacrosse Coach
B.A., Beloit College, 1978. M.A., St. John's College, 1992.

Kristen Davis • 318-841-7312
Women's Basketball Head Coach
B.A., Northwestern State University, 2006. M.S., Northwestern State University, 2008.

Michael Diaz • 318-869-5298
Baseball Head Coach
B.A., Albertson College of Idaho, 1999. M.Ed., Western Michigan University, 2002. A.B., Big Bend Community College, Moses Lake, Washington, 1996.

James Dicken • 318-841-7245
 Centenary Fitness Center, 102
Associate Director of Wellness/Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach
B.A., Augustana College, 2008. M.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2012.

Jacqueline Fain • 318-869-5770
 Centenary Fitness Center, 106
Women's Gymnastics Head Coach
M.S., American Public University, 2009. B.S., Colorado Christian University, 2007.

Joseph Farley
Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2005. M.S., University of Arkansas, 2007.

Taylor Graves • 318-869-5080
 Centenary Fitness Center, 103
Membership Coordinator
B.A., Northwestern State University, 2011.

Jefferey Herr • 318-869-5285
Head Men's & Women's Tennis Coach
B.A., San Jose State University, 1972.

Pat Jolley • 318-869-5095
Baseball Assistant Coach/Intramurals Coordinator
B.A., Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 2005. A.D.Soc., Lassen Community College, Susanville, CA, 2004.

Kyle Joplin • 318-869-5770
Head Men's & Women's Cross Country and Assistant Swimming Coach
B.S., Auburn University, 2008.

Butch Jordan • 318-347-8695
 Centenary Fitness Center, 112
Men's and Women's Swimming Head Coach
B.S., Southern Arkansas University, 1974.

Justin LeBlanc • 318-869-5067
Men's Basketball Assistant Coach/Intramurals Coordinator
B.S., Millsaps College, 2006.

Alan Moore • 318-470-1721
Club Cycling Head Coach
B.A., University of Louisiana at Monroe, 1977.

Amanda Nordberg • 318-5094
Head Softball Coach
B.A., University of Arkansas at Monticello. M.S., University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

David Orr • 318-841-7337
 Gold Dome, 205
Head Women's Soccer Coach
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1996.

Theresa Rinaudo • 318-869-5067
 Gold Dome, A D Reception
Administrative Assistant for Athletics

Emmett Rutkowski
Head Men's Soccer Coach
B.S., University of Mary Washington, 2010. M.E., Frostburg State University, 2012.

Jason Stephens • 318-869-5095
Assistant Baseball Coach (Part-Time)
B.S., Louisiana State University at Shreveport, 2009.

Adam Walsh • 318-869-5091
Men's Basketball Head Coach / SAAC Advisor
B.S., High Point University, 2000.

Office of Global Engagement

2910 Building

phone 318-869-5542
fax 318-869-5199
www.centenary.edu/globalengagement

Christopher Lavan • 318-869-5542
 2910 Building, 14
Director of Global Engagement
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2006. M.P.A., Louisiana State University, 2008.

LaToya Hemphill • 318-869-5702
 2910 Building, 15
Assistant Director for Community Engagement
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 2000.

Nicole Rapagnani • 318-869-5059
 2910 Building, 16
Assistant Director for Intercultural Engagement
B.A., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 2005.

Professional Discernment

second floor of Smith Building

phone 318-869-5156
www.centenary.edu/clc

Valerie Robideaux • 318-869-5029
 Smith Building, 206
Director of Professional Discernment & Chaplain
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2003. M.Div., Emory University, 2008.

Maegan Daigle • 318-869-5112
Assistant Director of Christian Leadership
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2009. M.A., ILIFF School of Theology, Denver, CO, 2011.

Beth Duet • 318-869-5157
Assistant Director of Professional Discernment
B.M.E., Louisiana State University, 1975. M.S.W., Louisiana State University, 1986.

Student Life

basement of Moore Student Union

phone 318-869-5117
fax 318-869-5726
www.centenary.edu/reslife
www.centenary.edu/life
www.centenary.edu/involvement

Mark Miller • 318-869-5117 • 318-869-5023
 Moore Student Union Building (SUB), B5
Dean of Students
B.S., Truman State University. M.A., Appalachian State University.

Tina Feldt • 318-869-5424
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Director of Counseling and Disability Services
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1981. M.S.W., Louisiana State University, 1986.

Ashlie Daigle • 318-869-5292
 Moore Student Union Building (SUB), 100
Director of Student Involvement
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2004. M.A., Michigan State University, 2008.

Montgomery Mewers • 318-869-5110
 Moore Student Union Building (SUB), B6
Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct
B.L.S., Indiana University, 1992. M.S., Western Illinois University, 1995.

Justin Kirkes • 318-869-5280
Residence Life Coordinator
B.A., LSU-Shreveport, 2005. M.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2010.

Melinda Koch • 318-869-5466
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Health and Counseling Services Coordinator

Bethany Stafford • 318-869-5273
Residence Life Coordinator
B.S., University of Missouri -St. Louis, 2010. M.Ed., University of West Flordia, 2012.

Advancement

Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5136
www.centenary.edu/advancement

Fred Landry • 318-869-5136
Vice President for Advancement
B.A., Tulane University, 1981.

Ashley Brown • 318-869-5027
Administrative Assistant II to Vice President for Advancement
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 2011.

Community Services

phone 318-869-5762
fax 318-841-7382
www.centenary.edu/store
www.centenary.edu/communityservices

Wayne Hogue • 318-869-5762
Director of Community Services
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1992. M.B.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 2003.

Kristin Holland • 318-869-5778
Conference & Events Coordinator
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2004.

Lindsay Perry • 318-869-5278
Bookstore Manager

External Relations

Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level

phone 318-841-7261
www.centenary.edu/news
www.centenary.edu/er
www.centenary.edu/web

Sherry Heflin • 318-841-7261
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Visual Identity and Publications Manager
A.B., Bossier Parish Community College.

Jeremy Johnson • 318-869-5709
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Director of Digital Media
B.A., Louisiana State University in Shreveport, 2002.

Kyle Lewis • 318-869-5092
 Centenary Gold Dome
Sports Information Coordinator & Athletics Writer
B.S., Mississippi State University, 2004.

Kate Pedrotty • 318-869-5715
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Director of Strategic Communication
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 2000. M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

Patty Roberts • 318-869-5747
 Hamilton Hall, 131
Editor and Advancement Writer
B.A., Centenary College, 1982.

Mary Katherine Van Hook • 318-869-5746
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Strategic Communication Specialist
B.A., Baylor University, 2011.

Jesi Wilcox • 318-869-5710
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Digital Media Specialist
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2013.

Philanthropy

first floor of Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5027
www.centenary.edu/philanthropy
www.centenary.edu/churchrelations

Margo Shideler • 318-869-5073
 Hamilton Hall, 127
Senior Director of Philanthropy
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2003. M.A., The George Washington University, 2005.

Jena McKinzie • 318-869-5008
Director of Philanthropy
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 2007. B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University, 2007. M.S., Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 2011.

Chris Brown • 318-869-5462
 Magale Library, 6B
Archivist of the College and Louisiana UMC
B.A., Centenary College, 2001. M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University, 2009.

David Henington • 318-869-5151
 Hamilton Hall, 230
Planned Giving Officer
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1982.

Carolyn Hitt • 318-869-5216
 Hamilton Hall, 127
Coordinator of Gifts Processing

Cameron Hughes • 318-869-5143
Assistant Director of Philanthropy
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2014.

Patrina Johnson • 318-869-5599
 Hamilton Hall
Director of Advancement Services
B.S., Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 2002. M.S., Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 2005.

Saige Solomon • 318-869-5115
 Hamilton Hall, Suite 127
Director of Alumni and Family Relations
B.A., Centenary College, 2005.

Meredith Sowers
Stewardship Officer
B.A., University of Miami, 2009.

David Williams • 318-869-5162
Manager of Advancement Services
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1995.

Public Safety

Centenary Square

phone 318-869-5000
fax 318-841-7293
www.centenary.edu/dps

Eddie Walker • 318-869-5116
 Centenary Square, 214A
Director of Public Safety - Chief

Heather Boucher • 318-869-5000
Detective

Alvin Bush • 318-869-5000
Police Officer

Scott Dillon • 318-869-5000
Police Officer

Jeffrey Englade • 318-869-5000
Police Officer

Todd Field • 318-869-5124 • 318-869-5000
 Centenary Square, 214A
Public Safety Police Officer

John Hanus • 318-869-5000
Police Officer

Frank Waruszcak • 318-869-5759
 Centenary Square, 214A
Campus Access Administrator
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2006.

Sodexo Dining Services

Bynum Commons

phone 318-869-5284
fax 318-869-5796
www.centenary.edu/services/dining

Laurie Connell • 318-869-5284
Administrative Assistant

Larry Norwood • 318-869-5283
Production Manager

Rosette Toussaint 
Manager of Dining Services

Enrollment Services

Lower Rotary Hall

phone 318-869-5042
www.centenary.edu/es

Matt Bailey • 318-869-5120
 Rotary Residence Hall Suites, Lower Level
Acting Dean of Enrollment & Communication
B.A., Northwestern State University, 2003. J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2008.

Rachael Peters 
 Hamilton Hall
Director of Professional Success
B.A., Texas Woman's University, 2007. M.S., Amberton University, 2010.

Admission Office

first floor of Peters Building

phone 318-869-5131
fax 318-869-5005
toll free 1-800-234-4448
www.centenary.edu/admission

Thomas Newton • 318-869-5701
 Sam Peters Building, 3
Director of Admission
M.L.A., Southern Methodist University, 2003. B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1995.

Vjosa Alidema • 318-869-5044
Associate Director for Admission
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2006.

Jennie Monk • 318-869-5741
Associate Director of Admission
B.G.S., Louisiana State University - Alexandria, 2006. M.A., Northwestern State University, 2010.

Lauren Carlton • 318-869-5748
Admission Counselor
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2012.

Sara Patronella • 318-869-5043
Admission Counselor
B.M., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2013.

Andy Van Hook • 318-869-5499
Admission Counselor
B.A., Baylor University, 2011.

Nora Fradin • 318-869-5131
 Sam Peters Building, N/A
Recruitment Coordinator
B.A., Eckerd College, 2007.

Janet Ingram • 318-869-5045
 Sam Peters Building, Reception
Office Manager for Admission

Susan SanAngelo • 318-869-5131
 Sam Peters Building, Reception
Data Specialist I

Re-Enrollment

Julie Taufa'asau • 318-869-5147
Director of Re-Enrollment
B.A., University of Washington, 2000. M.Ed., University of Hawai'i, 2014.

Deborah Scarlato • 318-869-5146
Associate Director of Re-Enrollment
B.M.E., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1978.

Cordara Newson • 318-869-5146
Re-Enrollment Specialist
B.A., Southern Arkansas University, 2010.

Melisa Smith • 318-841-7330
Re-Enrollment Counselor
B.A., University of North Texas, 2004.

Finance and Administration

second floor of Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5127
fax 318-869-5281
www.centenary.edu/hr

Robert Blue • 318-869-5127
Vice President for Finance & Administration
B.S., The Citadel, 1987. M.S., Webster University, 1997.

Kristen Bailey • 318-869-5127
Administrative Assistant II to the Vice President for Finance & Administration
B.S., Northwestern State University, 2007.

Business Office

first floor of Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5125
fax 318-869-5722
www.centenary.edu/businessoffice

Lanita Holmes • 318-869-5125
Junior Accountant
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2013.

Nikki Holmes • 318-869-5126
Accounts Payable Specialist

Christy Paddy • 318-869-5111
Senior Accountant
B.S., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 2002.

Monica Powell • 318-869-5016
 Hamilton Hall, 103
Bursar
A.B., Bossier Parish Community College, 2008.

Facilities Services

warehouse behind Shehee Stadium

phone 318-869-5286
fax 318-869-5270
www.centenary.edu/fs

Chris Sampite • 318-869-5018
 Facilities Office, 103
Director of Facilities
B.A., Northwestern State University, 1995.

Terri Ford • 318-869-5286
 Facilities Office, Admin Office
Facilities Work Control Coordinator

Financial Aid Department

first floor of Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5137
fax 318-841-7266
www.centenary.edu/fa

Lynette Viskozki • 318-869-5137
Director of Financial Aid
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana , 1985.

Barbara Tillman • 318-869-5137
 Hamilton Hall, 132
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
M.A., Masters of Business Administration, 2006. B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2005.

Keeley Pratt • 318-869-5137
Financial Aid Assistant
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2001.

Human Resources

second floor of Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5191
fax 318-869-5281
www.centenary.edu/hr

Edie Cummings • 318-869-5191
 Hamilton Hall
Director of Human Resources
B.A., Northwestern State University, 1974.

Kelly Saul Kennedy • 318-869-5195
Payroll & Benefits Coordinator
B.G.S., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 2014.

Information Technology

first floor of Magale Library

phone 318-869-5721
fax 318-869-5004
www.centenary.edu/it

Scott Merritt • 318-869-5708
Director of Information Technology
B.S., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1994.

Aaron Allien • 318-869-5721
Support Specialist-Servers

Chris Derrick • 318-869-5721
 Magale Library, 105
Assistant Director of IT Operations

Kathe Newsome • 318-869-5721
 Magale Library, IT
Database Administrator

Scott Rayford • 318-869-5721
Technology Support Technician

Centenary Post Office

basement of Student Union Building

Centenary Post Office • 318-869-5263
Post Office Workers

United Methodist Church Shreveport District Office

second floor of Hamilton Hall

phone 318-869-5108

Ken Irby • 318-869-5729
UMC District Supervisor

Joyce Wilson • 318-869-5729
 Hamilton Hall, 214
UMC Administrative Assistant

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