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 inquirey 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 Mike Lerner
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
Chair's Schedule Paula Christie
LPSC Key Requests
Gilbert Hall Key Requests /content/key-request-e-form
After Hours Permits Sarah Burton
Departmental Purchases Rusty Root
Chemistry Stores Paul Weatherford
Travel Arrangements Chemistry Travel
Travel, Moving & Other Reimbursements Chemistry 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 dutes assigned by office staff member to help better assertain who does what.

Paula Christie
Assistant to the Chair / 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
  • Anything ECampus related
Luanne Johnson
Media and Event Coordinator
  • Website updates
  • Newsletter
  • Social Media
  • Video Creation
  • Departmental Photography
  • Departmental Publicity
  • Event Coordination (seminars, meetings, special events, etc)
Sarah Burton
Graduate Coordinator
  • Graduate Student Questions (not including advising)
Anita Bracha
Undergraduate Coordinator
  • 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