Staff Council

Staff Council members

Staff Council

We are a cross section of the staff, representing Business Support, Lab Support, Office Support, Technical Support, and Advising/Outreach.

  • We solicit and discuss concerns and ideas from staff and raise them to the dean as needed
  • We promote and create opportunities for professional development, networking, and recognition
  • We act as a sounding board for the dean when deciding college policies and procedures
  • Ronda Alexander, Dept. of Psychology, Oldfather Business Cooperative
  • Vanja Bilinac, Oldfather Business Cooperative
  • Carly Buser, BPAC Business Center
  • Brooke Crawley (Chair), LPH Business Cooperative
  • Michaela Farley, Dept. of Mathematics
  • Kelcey Gabriel, BPAC Business Center
  • Amanda Ganshert, Bureau of Sociological Research
  • Greta Hughes, Dept. of Mathematics
  • Jaime Long, Business Office
  • Belle Scheef, Bureau of Sociological Research
  • Alexis Thomas, BPAC Business Center


Please contact Staff Council if there is an additional area not shown here that you need assistance with or if you are interested in being listed as a resource.

Jamie Aldag
Lindsay Augustyn
Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education
Design, copyediting (AP and APA), conference schedules, and program design
Stacey Bonham
School of Biological Sciences
Event Planning and Microsoft Office products
Megan Brown
Editing, academic support, and graduate programs
Brenda Ensor
Dean's Office
Time entry
Dodie Eveleth
HR, payroll and ISSO
Christina Fielder
Dean's Office
Advising, career development, and student concerns
Sarah Fredregill
School of Biological Sciences
Kelcey Gabriel
Physics and Astronomy
Spatial configuration, catering recommendations, and invitation design
Justin Gibson
Dean's Office
Graphic design, Instagram
Frances Goeschel
Dean's Office
Event coordination
Alycia Harden
Dean's Office
Jaime Long
Oldfather Business Cooperative
Katie Nieland
Center for Great Plains Studies
Design, illustration, hand-lettering, typography
Mike O'Connor
Dean's Office
Website development, social media management, digital signage
Nia Patterson
School of Biological Sciences
Academic planning and event coordination
Andrea Peterson
Academic support: mail merges, events, organizational skills
Terri Pieper
Dean's Office
Marketing and communication
Lori Ratzlaff
Academic support, CLSS, payroll, human resources, and budgets
Cassandra Roberts
Center on Children, Families, and the Law
Travel, procurement and conference planning
Linda Trouba
School of Biological Sciences
Pam Waldvogel
Procurement and travel

Skill development

Virtual Training Company (VTC)
Video-based training for software. Login available on under Organizations, VTC.

UNL Training
Classroom-based training for software.

UNL Content Management System (CMS) Guide
Directions for editing websites.

Diversity and Inclusion

CAS Commitment to Anti-Racism


Create and maintain communications for promoting events and gathering feedback from CAS staff.

Professional Development
Create and plan opportunities for staff to network, attend professional development events, and build a stronger CAS community.

Staff Recognition
Promote the importance of and advocate for CAS staff recognition.