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DepartmentNameTitleApproval Limit
President’s Office Jorge GonzalezPresident $500,000 and up
President’s OfficeMikka DryerAssistant to the Presidentup to $5,000
Business OfficeLisa VanDeWeertVice President for Business and Financeup to $500,000
Academics*VariousDepartment Chairsup to $1,000
Academic AffairsStacy BartellTheater Technical Directorup to $2,500
Academic AffairsKristen EldredAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Academic AffairsEmily Fink-CraigAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Academic AffairsMarissa Klee-PeregonAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Academic AffairsSusan LawrenceEvent Coordinator, Musicup to $500
Academic AffairsAmy LeuAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Academic AffairsBetsy PaulsonAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Academic AffairsKirsten SluyterTheater Company Managerup to $500
Academic AffairsDeia SportelAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Academic AffairsBrenda WestraAcademic Office Coordinatorup to $500
Admissions and Financial AidMj HuebnerVice President, Admission and Financial Aidup to $100,000
Admissions and Financial AidTeresa FiocchiOffice Managerup to $5,000
Admissions and Financial AidSuzanne LepleyDean of Admissionup to $5,000
Admissions and Financial AidBecca MurphyDean of Financial Aidup to $5,000
AdvancementKaren IsbleVice President, College Advancementup to $100,000
AdvancementAndy MillerAVP for Developmentup to $50,000
AdvancementKim AldrichDirector, Alumni Engagementup to $25,000
AdvancementTim BakerDirector, Advancement Servicesup to $25,000
AdvancementSarah FrinkDirector, Marketing & Communicationsup to $25,000
AdvancementMaria NewhouseDirector, Corporate & Foundation Relationsup to $25,000
AdvancementLindsay O’DonohueSenior Director, Constituent Programs & Annual Givingup to $25,000
AdvancementDawne BeougherExecutive Asst to the Vice President and Office Managerup to $2,500 for PO’s and invoices only
AdvancementJennifer DiGiuseppeOperations Manager, Constituent Programs and Annual Givingup to $5,000 for PO’s and invoices only
AdvancementAnne GuimondMajor/Planned Gifts Coordinatorup to $5,000 for PO’s and invoices only
AdvancementChristy HonsbergerSenior Associate Director, Alumni Engagementup to $5,000 for PO’s, invoices, and events contracts only
AdvancementKayleigh MorrisAlumni Event Specialistup to $5,000 for PO’s, invoices, and events contracts only
AdvancementLaurel PalmerDirector, Kalamazoo College Fundup to $5,000 for PO’s and invoices only
AdvancementCraig SimpsonCreative Directorup to $5,000 for PO’s and invoices only
AdvancementSteve WideenSports Information Directorup to $5,000 for PO’s and invoices only
AdvancementAllison ZorboPublications Project Managerup to $5,000 for PO’s and invoices only
Arcus CenterEmily WilliamsExecutive Directorup to $25,000
AthleticsJamie Zorbo/Katie MillerInterim Director of Athleticsup to $25,000
Business OfficeJenna LeRoyDirector of Financeup to $50,000
Business OfficeDebbie ThompsonDirector, Bookstoreup to $5,000
BiologyAnn EnghDirector, Biology Labsup to $3,000
Career and Professional DevelopmentValerie MillerDirector, Center for Career and Professional Developmentup to $5,000
Center for Civic EngagementAlison GeistDirector, Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagementup to $5,000
Center for Civic EngagementFelicia FordCCE Operations Managerup to $1,500
Chemistry Jarred FitchDirector, Chemistry Labsup to $3,000
Environmental StewardshipSara StockwoodDirector, Environmental Stew.up to $15,000
Facilities ManagementSusan LindemanAVP for Facilities Managementup to $50,000
Facilities ManagementMarcie WeathersAdministrative and Custodial Managerup to $500 and all charter bus invoices
Health Careers/ Heyl/PromiseWraegen WilliamsDirectorup to $5,000
Health CenterJenn CombesOffice Coordinatorup to $2,500
Human ResourcesRenee BoelckeAVP, Human Resourcesup to $50,000
Information ServicesTodd WatsonAVP, IS and Chief Information Officerup to $50,000
Information ServicesStacy NowickiDirector, Upjohn Libraryup to $25,000
Information ServicesDon MackDirector, Technical and Media Servicesup to $15,000
Information ServicesLeslie BurkeCollection Services Librarianup to $15,000
Information ServicesJosh MoonEducational Technology Specialistup to $1,000
Information ServicesClaire O’BrienMedia and Reservations Coordinatorup to $750 for rental deposit refunds
Institutional ResearchTara WebbDirector, Institutional Researchup to $5,000
International Programs Margaret WiedenhoeftExecutive Director, International Programsup to $250,000 with study abroad partners; up to $25,000 otherwise
International ProgramsKelly KribsAdministrative Managerup to $50,000
International ProgramsLizbeth Mendoza PinedaAssistant Directorup to $15,000
International ProgramsAlayna LewisAssociate Directorup to $6,000
PhysicsTom MassuraInstrument Technicianup to $10,000
Provost’s OfficeDanette Ifert JohnsonProvostup to $100,000
Provost’s OfficeSarah GilligAcademic Support Specialistup to $2,500
Provost’s OfficeWendy FleckensteinAssistant to the President and Provostup to $1,500
RegistrarNicole KragtRegistrarup to $5,000
Student DevelopmentMalcolm SmithVice President for Student Development & Dean of Studentsup to $100,000
Student DevelopmentBrian DietzAssociate Dean of Studentsup to $50,000
Student DevelopmentLisa AilstockDirector, Health Servicesup to $25,000
Student DevelopmentJory HornerDirector, Outdoor Programsup to $25,000
Student DevelopmentTim YoungDirector, Securityup to $25,000
Student DevelopmentDana JansmaSenior Associate Dean of Studentsup to $10,000
Student DevelopmentAdam KubiakAssistant Dean of Studentsup to $10,000
Student DevelopmentErica PearsonDirector, Counseling Servicesup to $10,000
Student DevelopmentLiz CandidoChaplainup to $5,000
Student DevelopmentHaley MangetteCoordinator, Wellness & CAREup to $5,000
Student DevelopmentSally ReadAssociate Director, Student Involvementup to $5,000
Student DevelopmentLouise Tennant-FilkinsAssistant to the Vice Presidentup to $2,500
Student DevelopmentKelly Killen RossOffice Coordinatorup to $500
*please see the supplemental list provided here