Staff Directory

Staff Directory

Administrative Services

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Mr. Eric Backes Contracts and Grants Specialist II 407.903.8051
Ms. Pauline Chang Budget Analyst II 407.903.8160
Ms. Sherri Dixon Director, Budget & Finance 407.903.8014
Ms. Ida Arredondo Travel Procurement Coordinator II 407.903.8154
Mr. Robert (Bob) Opdahl Human Resources Manager 407.903.8032
Mr. Hector Rivera Travel Procurement Coordinator II 407.903.8087


Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Mr. Randy Cefalu Operations Supervisor 407.903.8501

Campus Police

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
UCFPD/Security Office 407.903.8060/ Emergency dial 911

Career Services

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Heather Pfingston Assistant Director, Employer Relations 407.903.8077

Communications and Marketing

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Sarah Hall Social Media Specialist II 407.903.8153
Ms. Dominique Greco Director, Marketing & Communications 407.903.8156
Ms. Rosanne Perez Graphic Designer and Photographer
Ms. Holly Robbins Manager, Marketing Communications 407.903.8151

Dean's Support Staff

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Stephanie Gavarrete Executive Assistant to the Dean 407.903.8011
Ms. Melissa Baxter Administrative Assistant - Dean's Office Reception 407.903.8071
Ms. Sheryl Goins Academic Program Coordinator I 407.903.8168


Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Kerry Knapp Administrative Assistant 407.492.9866 kerry.knapp@ucf.ed
Mr. Kyle Trager Director of Development 407.903.8810

Events & Catering

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. A’Rion Raymond Events Manager; Adjunct 407.903.8045 A'
Mr. William Zambelli Event Graduate Assistant

Facilities Operations

Graduate Admissions & Programs

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Brhitney Duffus Academic Advisor II - Graduate Programs 407.903.8196
Dr. Murat Hancer Professor; Ph.D. Program Coordinator 407.903.8043
Ms. Kathy Henry Academic Coordinator 407.903.8024
Dr. David Kwun Associate Professor; MS Program Coordinator 407.903.8190

Health Services

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Leslie Y. Bauer, RMA Registered Medical Assistant; Quality Control Supervisor
Ms. Jennifer Sills, MPH, RD/LD Registered Dietitian
Ms. Grace Sumulong, APRN Nurse Practitioner


Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
UCF Rosen College Apartments – UCF Housing 407.885.4109
Ms. Kimberly Bright. M.Ed Coordinator, Residence Life & Education 407.284.6003
Ms. Katherine Del Cid Custodial Specialist III
Ms. Cydney Fry Graduate Assistant, Rosen College Apartments
Ms. Marlou Packer Custodial Specialist I
Ms. Johmi Vargas Administrative Assistant 407.284.6003


Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Gisele Canova Instructor​; Internships Coordinator 407.903.8017
Dr. Vanessa Gonzalez Internship Instructor and Coordinator 407.903.8152
Dr. Jessica Wickey Associate Instructor; Internships Program Director 407.903.8018

Kitchen & Catering Operations

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Renee Bence Chef II 407.903.8038
Ms. Chelsy Bermingham Chef II
Mr. Cesar Rivera Cruzado Director of Food and Beverage Operations | Instructor 407.903.8157
Ms. Regina Dennison Regina Dennison- Food and Beverage Specialist II
Mr. Anh (Jason) Ly Chef II
Ms. Natalie Mak Food and Beverage Specialist I
Mr. Taylor Malin Food & Beverage Specialist II
Mr. Nicholas Marsili Food & Beverage Specialist III 407.903.8029
Ms. Kimberly Recht Food and Beverage Specialist I


Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Mr. Timothy Bottorff Head Librarian 407.903.8004
Mr. Gerald Dillon Library Technical Supervisor 407.903.8007
Mr. Stephen Ford Library Technical Assistant II 407.903.8006
Ms. Judy Kuhns Public Services Librarian 407.903.8003
Ms. Gina Rippens Library Technical Assistant II 407.903.8008

Rosen Life

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Mr. Tommy Baldrich Student Director of Rosen Life

Student Services

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Mrs. Vanessa Blackmon Associate Director 407.903.8025
Mrs. Edwina Norvelus Assistant Director 407.903.8081
Mrs. Jamie Davis, MS Academic Advisor II 407.903.8089
Mrs. Ramona Diaz Academic Success Coach 407.882.6479
Mrs. Rosemarie Donaldson-Ivey Advisor - Senior Living Management Degree Recruitment; Adjunct 407.903.8022
Mr. Lance Donovan Academic Advisor II/Orientation Coordinator 407.823.4447
Mr. Fazal Jameer Academic Advisor IV 407.903.8013
Mr. Cameron Leonard Academic Advisor I 407.823.1112
Mr. Tri Phan Administrative Support 407.823.0909
Dr. Tijuana Rollins Manager 407.823.4498
Ms. Lori V. Safford, MA Director, Student Services; Adjunct 407.903.8019
Ms. Danielle Starcevich Administrative Assistant I 407.903.8187

Student Accessibility Services

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Student Accessibility Services Information 407.823.2371


Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Mr. Stacy Little IT Client Support Specialist II 407.903.8067
Mr. Fred Okumu Director, Information Technology 407.903.8023
Mr. Ryan Scarlett Instructional Technology Specialist I 407.903.8065

Undergraduate Admissions

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
Ms. Genyth Travis, M.S. UCF Senior Assistant Director, UCF Undergraduate Admissions 407.903.8166
Undergraduate Admissions 407.903.8166

UCF Counseling and Psychological Services

Name Title Phone(s) E-Mail
UCF CAPS 407.823.2811
Mr. Rich Dewalden Licensed Mental Health Counselor 407.823.3404