The matrix below will help you determine who to contact if you need help with a specific problem or question.  If you do not see your specific inquiry below, please contact Paula Christie at

Course related scheduling, classroom changes & additional room requests Rick Nafshun
Course Registration Questions
Enrollment Limit Adjustments
Undergraduate Advising Christine Pastorek, Jim Ingle, Kevin Gable
Undergraduate Minor Advising Jim, Ingle, Christine Pastorek
Graduate Student Advising Paul Blakemore
Graduate Student Issues Sarah Burton
GTA Assignments Margie Haak
HR, Personnel, Insurance, Visa, Departmental Recruiting, New Hire Paperwork Paula Christie
Payroll Questions Paula Christie
Promotion and Tenure Wei KongKevin Gable, Paula Christie
Grant Finances and Budgeting Andy Kuback, ASBC
Reserving Departmental Rooms
Seminar Scheduling Luanne Johnson
Department Head's Schedule Mike Lerner
LPSC Key Requests
Gilbert Hall Key Requests /content/key-request-e-form
After Hours Permits Sarah Burton
Departmental Purchases
Chemistry Stores
Travel Arrangements
Travel, Moving & Other Reimbursements
Web Page Update and Additions Luanne Johnson
Building Maintenance and Renovations - Gilbert Hall & LPSC Rusty Root
Building Maintenance and Renovations - Gilbert Addition Kristi Edwards
Safety Committee - Gilbert Hall & LPSC Michael Burand
Safety Committee - Gilbert Addition Kristi Edwards

The matrix below is a breakdown of job duties assigned by office staff member to help better ascertain who does what.

Paula Christie
Assistant to the Department Head / Office Manager
  • Payroll Questions
  • HR Questions
  • Health Insurance Questions
  • Visa Questions
  • Promotion and Tenure Questions
  • "I don't know who to ask" Questions
ECampus Coordinator - unfilled
  • ECampus Student Support
Luanne Johnson
Media and Event Coordinator
  • Website updates
  • Departmental Marketing (i.e. Newsletter, Social Media, Video Creation, etc)
  • Departmental Photography
  • Event Coordination (seminars, meetings, special events, etc)
Sarah Burton
Graduate Coordinator
  • Graduate Student Questions (not including advising)
Undergraduate Coordinator - unfilled
  • Undergraduate questions (not including advising)
  • Course issue questions (enrollment, registration, etc)
  • Copy Machine Maintenance
  • Supply Ordering
  • Student Evaluations of Teaching
  • Invoices
  • Reimbursements
Student Workers
  • Any and All Leftover Duties As Assigned
  • Filing
  • Copying
  • Scanning
  • Archiving
  • Cleaning
  • Etc.

If you're still unsure who to contact regarding your inquiry, please contact Paula Christie at