In addition to our students and alumni, our employees are some of Columbia College’s biggest and best assets. Below is the list of the employees who joined the college or transitioned positions within the last month. Welcome to the new employees and congratulations to those who changed roles!

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New Associates

  • Pamela Thomas started as Enrollment Specialist I in Enrollment Service Center on May 9, 2022.
  • Mona Alaiydi started as Program Specialist in Location Operations on May 16, 2022.
  • Paul Kelly started as Regional Recruitment Specialist in Admissions on May 16, 2022.
  • James Mitchell started as Regional Recruitment Specialist in Admissions on May 16, 2022.
  • Matthew Moore started as Admissions Counselor in Admissions on May 16, 2022.
  • Vivian Rable started as Admissions Support Partner in Admissions on May 16, 2022.
  • Amy Grus started as Assistant Director of Admissions-Events & Visit Program in Admissions on May 23, 2022.
  • Theresa Kendrick started as Academic Advisor I in the Evening Program on May 23, 2022.
  • Indah Jackson started as Test Proctor at the NS Everett/Marysville, Washington, location on May 27, 2022.
  • Ethel Evans started as Human Resources Coordinator in Human Resources on May 31, 2022.
  • Zachary Sumner started as Groundskeeper in Plant & Facilities Operations on May 31, 2022.
  • Shanae Johnson will start as Custodian in PFO on June 6, 2022.
  • Kelly McTearnen will start as Admissions Counselor-St. Louis Regional in Admissions on June 6, 2022.
  • Nicole Dvorak will start as Academic Advisor at the Denver, Colorado, location on June 21, 2022.
  • Cleo Meschke will start as Recruitment and Admissions Operations Manager in Admissions on June 21, 2022.

Employee Transitions

  • Michael Bentele transitioned from Testing Center Supervisor to Coordinator for Communication and Technology in Student Affairs on May 23, 2022.
  • Matthew Moore transitioned from Part Time Assistant Women’s Basketball to Admissions Counselor in Admissions on May 23, 2022.
  • Justin Burton will transition from Campus Safety Officer to Helpdesk Analyst in Technology Services on June 6, 2022.
  • Lauren Dossev transitioned to Program Coordinator of the Fort Irwin, California, location on May 23, 2022.
  • Daniel Plain will transition from Associate Director of Advancement Services to Enrollment Management Data Analyst in Enrollment Management & Marketing on June 6, 2022.
  • J. Robert Streit will transition from Academic Advisor I to Director of the Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, location on June 6, 2022.