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Meet the Staff

Outreach Staff



Kelly Moutsatson
Director of Admissions

  Kelly plans, directs and oversees the Office of Admissions in servicing students, staff and faculty for SOU.

Ian Parent
Associate Director of Admissions
  Butte Falls HS, Prospect HS, Umpqua CC, east Portland, central California, southern California, Hawaii, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming

Melea Shewman
Assistant Director of Admissions/ Marketing and Communications

  Ashland HS, the Oregon coast, Southwestern Oregon CC, Sacramento area, northern California, Idaho

Emily Dunckle
Admissions Counselor

  St. Mary's HS, Washington, Alaska, eastern Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota
Kristen Gran
Admissions Counselor

  Cascade Christian HS, Rogue River HS, Josephine County, San Francisco/Bay Area, California CC's. 
Andrew Clum
Admissions Counselor

  Crater HS, Rogue CC, west Portland, Eugene, Corvallis, Colorado, Nevada, all other Oregon CC's.  
Jonathan Chavez Baez
Minority Outreach Coordinator for Recruitment and Pre-College Programs

  Eagle Point HS, South Medford HS, North Medford HS, Phoenix HS, central Oregon, Salem area, New Mexico


Operations Staff

Zachary Olson
Associate Director of Admissions Operations
  Zac manages the operations team and Admissions communications. 
Judy Faulkner
Articulation & Evaluation Specialist
  Judy assists with evaluating course equivalencies from other academic institutions and entering student transfer courses.
Brooke Goodson
  Brooke evaluates incoming transcripts for admissions applications.
Jan Andress
Processing Assistant
  Jan assists with data entry of applicant information.
Cheryl Ramirez
Information Specialist
  Cheryl assists the public with general questions about the university and the admissions process.
Jessica Valenzuela
Information Specialist
  Jessica assists the public with general questions about the university and the admissions process.