Have a question or concern to address with Staff Council? Learn more about our members, delegates, and community representatives below who serve as your points of contact throughout campus.

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Chair—Ben Ide

Vice-Chair—Rachel Yacouby

Recording Secretary—Laura D’Angelo-Gohn

Treasurer—Linda Zigmont

Communications Director—Stephanie Fengler

Benefits Task Force—Cindy Oppenheimer and Laura Heemskerk

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force—Desirée Kleykamp

Faculty Senate—Rachel Yacouby

Fundraising—Amy Kopec

Resources Planning & Priorities Committee (RPPC)—Laura Heemskerk and Laura D'Angelo-Gohn

HospitalityRachel Yacouby and Laura D'Angelo-Gohn

Ways & Means—Ben Ide and Rachel Yacouby


Grievance Officer—Laura Heemskerk


Asylum Avenue Campus—Shelli McMillen Soto

Athletics—Stacie Wentz

Barney School of Business—Vacant

Bates House—Vacant

Beatrice Auerbach Computer and Administrative Building—Vacant

College of Arts and Sciences—Vacant

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions—Margaret Reynolds

College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture—Allison Poulin

Facilities and Operations—Miguel Otero

Finance and Administrative Services—Vacant

Gengras Student Union—Meagan Murphy-Rennie

Harrison Libraries—Lisa Wollenberg

Hartford Art School—Rebecca Lee

The Hartt School—Jillian Cote

Hillyer College—Vacant

Institutional Advancement—Victoria Sandoval

Office of Marketing and Communication—Lawrence Rosado

Public Safety—Pete Bergenholtz

Residential Life—Vacant

Member At-Large, Exempt—Vacant

Member At-Large, Exempt—Kate Hohenthal

Member At-Large, Non-ExemptCindy Oppenheimer

Member At-Large, Non-Exempt—Bettina Viereck