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
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
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
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.

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.

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
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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