Oct 20, 2021  
CSU Maritime Academy 2021-2022 
CSU Maritime Academy 2021-2022

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

President RADM Thomas A. Cropper
President's Executive Assistant Tari Houston-Collin
Associate Vice President, University Affairs & Chief of Staff Brigham Timpson
Assistant Director, University Affairs & Special Assistant to the President Jennifer Hembree


Director Karen Yoder
Associate Athletic Director Patrick Hollister
Sports Coordinator and Head Men's Basketball Coach  
Aquatics Supervisor Tina Marie Rossi

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Lori Schroeder
Provost's Confidential Assistant Jessica McGinley
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs Dr. Graham Benton
Director, International Studies  
Director, Academic Simulation Programs Samuel R. Pecota
Director, USCG Licensing Programs Michael Kazek
Director, Institutional Research Gary Moser

Academic Deans and Chairs

Dean, School of Engineering Dr. Francelina Neto
Dean, School of Letters and Science Dr. Kevin Mandernack
Dean, School of Maritime Tansportation, Logistics and Management Dr. Donald Maier
Chair, Culture and Communication Colin Dewey
Chair, Engineering Technology Dinesh Pinisetty
Chair, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs Assis Malaquias
Chair, International Business and Logistics Dr. Donald Maier
Chair, Marine Transportation Dan Weinstock
Chair, Mechanical Engineering Nader Bagheri
Chair and Officer-in-Charge, Naval Science LT Dustin Mueller
Chair, Sciences and Mathematics Cynthia Trevisan

Admissions and Outreach

Director Marc McGee
Assistant Director Michael Tressel

Financial Aid

Director Priscilla Muha


Dean Michele Van Hoeck

Registrar's Office

Registrar Julia L. Odom

Sponsored Projects and Extended Learning

Sr. Director, Extended Learning and MSSC Veronica Boe
Director, Golden Bear Research Center Bill Davidson
Associate Director, Golden Bear Research Center Richard Muller

Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance

Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer Franz Lozano
Executive Assistant Catherine Beard

Enterprise Services

Associate Vice President, Enterprise Services Mark Goodrich
Director, Conference and Events Krysta Kasinski
Director, Dining Services Orlando Torres
Assistant Director, Dining Services Elizabeth Ciaramella
Manager, Bookstore Andre Jimenez

Facilities Management

Associate Vice President, Facilities & Operations Audun Aaberg
Director, Facilities Management Christopher Cohea
Director, Facilities Planning Tom Van Pelt

Fiscal Services and Budget

Controller Rabi Joseph
Accounting Manager  
Director, Contract Services and Procurement Lorrie Dineen-Thackeray
Director, Safety and Risk Management  
Director, Budget Andrew Som
Senior Budget Analyst Sylvia Kipp

Human Resources

Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, and Administration Michael J. Martin

Information Technology

Chief Information Officer Julianne Tolson

Police Services

Police Chief and Director of Public Safety Donny Gordon
Police Lieutenant  

Office of Marine Programs

Director, Marine Programs and Commanding Officer, Training Ship Golden Bear Captain Sam Pecota
Chief Engineer, Training Ship Golden Bear John Coyle
Chief Mate, Training Ship Golden Bear John Finch
Waterfront Manager Robert Brown

Office of the Vice President for Advancement

Vice President for University Advancement Robert Arp
Executive Assistant Sharon Culpepper
Director, Public Affairs and Communications  
Director, Special Events Chelsea McClain
Director, Alumni Affairs Eric Cooper
Director, Advancement Services Katherine Baird
Senior Development Officer Linda Bouwer

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Cadet Development

Vice President of Student Affairs and Cadet Development Dr. Kathleen McMahon
Confidential Assistant  Kris Cranford



Student Development

Associate Dean of Student Engagement Kristen Tener
Executive Director, Student Activities Josie Alexander
Judicial Officer Roger Scranton

Career Services

Director Wendy Higgins

Student Health Center

Interim Director Rebecca Miller
Counseling and Psychological Services Andrea Schneider
Disability Services Coordinator Siobhan Case


Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Coordinator King Xiong
Coordinator, Community Engagement  JoEllen Myslik
Office Manager Gaema Obenchain

Office of the Commandant of Cadets

Commandant of Cadets David Taliaferro