Please contact a member of the Academic Festival Committee:

Mike Brogan,
Vice President of
Academic Affairs and
Dean of the College

Shirley Peterson,
Divisional Dean,
Arts and Sciences

Ron Schenk,
Health and Human Services


Margene Weiss,
Committee Chair
Conferences & Events

Diana Alvarado,
Print Shop Supervisor 

Jim Bachraty,
Director of Classroom & Events, Technology 

Diane Bessel,
Undergraduate Program Director,
Assistant Professor, Social Work

Sabrina Fennell,
Academic Advising

Mary Fox,
Associate Professor,
Chair, Education/CIEL

John Frederick,
Assistant Professor & Director
Executive Leadership & Change

Greg Ford,
Associate Professor
Chair, Physical Therapy

Sherrie Gustas,
Executive Director,
Office of the President and Board of Trustees

Colleen Kashino,
Assistant Professor,

Felice Koenig,
Associate Professor
Visual & Performing Arts

Chris Malik,
Student Activities

Margaret Mazzone,
Assistant Professor,
Physical Therapy

Yolanda Morris,
Associate Director,
Events & Marketing,

Doris Murphy,
Executive Director,
Office of Academic Affairs

Ryan Richardson,
Assistant Director,
Daemen Dining Services

Peter Siedlecki ,
Professor of English

Laura Sommer,
Associate Professor/ Chair
Visual and Performing Arts

Joyce Strobel,
Graphic Designer

John Suckow,
Area Director,
Daemen Dining Services

Robert Waterhouse,
Associate Professor
Visual and Performing Arts

Tom Wojciechowski,
Director, Web Communications

Brenda Young,
Professor & Director of Global/ Local Sustainability
Chair, Natural Sciences

John Zaepfel,
Software Systems Developer
Academic Computing

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