& Staff

Meet the Kendall Administration and Staff.

Adam Alvarado

Computer Technician

Kyle Austin

Copywriter/Content Developer

Tanya Bakija

Part time Gallery Preparator

Camaron Barnett


Jack Bartholomew

General Service Technician

Leslie Bellavance

B.F.A., Temple University; M.F.A., University of Chicago

Elise Bohn

Reference & Instruction Librarian
M.S.I.S., University of Texas

Michele Bosak

Curator of Exhibitions

Mary Bradshaw

Administration Assistant for Administration & Finance
M.B.A., Ferris State University

Sandra Britton

Dean of Student Success
M.B.A., Grand Valley State University
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Marty Brockschmidt

Part-time Technology Services Technician

Dale Burns


Amanda Carmer Rainey

Admissions Counselor
M.F.A. in Photography, Kendall College of Art and Design
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Sierra Casanova

Continuing Studies Coordinator

Theresa Chiles

Admissions Counselor
B.F.A., Grand Valley State University
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Brian Craig

Director, Master of Architecture Program
Master of Architecture

Lori DeForest

Financial Aid Officer
B.B.A., Davenport University

Nicole Dekraker

Director of Student Engagement
M.B.A., Ferris State University

David Du

Director of International Student Services

Diane Dustin

Technical & Access Services Librarian
A.M.L.S., University of Michigan

Eleanor Gatewood

Visual Resource Collection - Part-time Support Professional

John Globoker

Director of Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Gubancsik M.F.A.

Coordinator of Photographic Services

Joseph Gust


Tatsuki Hakoyama

Part-time Painting Support Professional

Anna Halko

Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Federal Building

Joellyn Hanberry

Receptionist/Switchboard Operator

Shana Hansma

Assistant to the Dean of Student Success | Coordinator for Admissions - Communications & Events
M.B.A, Ferris State University
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Jonathan Hayes


Mike Hetu

Admissions Counselor
B.F.A., Kendall College of Art and Design
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Elizabeth Hubler

Part-time Master of Fine Arts Support Professional

Kristopher Jones

Director of Talent Acquisition and Recruitment
M.F.A. in Drawing, Kendall College of Art and Design
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Sarah Joseph

Director of Exhibitions
M.F.A., University of Oregon

David Jost


Mary Kolenda

Assistant to the Registrar
B.S., Ferris State University

Kenneth Krayer

Executive Director, Design West Michigan

Michael Kruzich

Director of Library
M.I.L.S., University of Michigan

Mary Lowing


Dennis Magoon

Lead Custodian

Nataliya Matveev

Admissions Counselor
B.F.A., Kendall College of Art and Design
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Eddie McDaniel

Administrative Assistant for the Registrar

Robin Mellema

Accounts Payable Clerk
B.S., Davenport University

Denise Mondor-Gavern

Administrative Assistant, Dean’s Office

Melanie Morris

Administrative Assistant for Student Services

Kristen Morrison

Art Education Placement Officer
M.A., Rhode Island School of Design
Art Education

Mark Mulder

Supervisor of Shops
M.F.A., Texas Christian University

Matt Nemecek

Sculpture and Functional Art Technician

Jovonnah Nicholson

Ceramics Technician

Kara Peltier

Financial Aid Specialist
M.B.A., Ferris State University

Tom Post

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
M.F.A. in Painting, Kendall College of Art and Design
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Emily Renkert

Assistant to the Director of Student Engagement
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Kim Sapkowski

Administrative Assistant to the Dean
M.A., Western Michigan University

Sally Sauer

Part-time Registrar Professional

Jill Schneider

Assitant to the President, Director of Alumni Relations

Samantha Schultz MA


Michelle Selimi

Graphic Designer

Jessica Shelton

Part-time Metals/Jewelry Technician

Brenda Sipe

Director of Continuing Studies
M.F.A., Michigan State University

Alex Smart

Director of Facilities
B.Arch., Andrews University

Katie Spitzley

Administrative Assistant, Student Services

Christian Stone

B.A., Grand Valley State University

Darcy Storms L.M.S.W.

Director of Counseling, Disability & Tutoring Services
L.M.S.W., University of Michigan

Brian Taylor

Building Services Technician

Sophia Thomas

FlexLab Lead Technician

Elena Tislerics

Chief Communications Officer
B.F.A., Eastern Michigan University

Steven Vinson

Part-time Gallery Support Professional

Tim Warren


Adam Wetherell

Manager of KCAD Human Resources

Travis Wollman

Coordinator of Technology Services
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Charles Wright

Dean of Academic Affairs
M.F.A., Washington University

Yajuan (Jane) Zhang

International Student Advisor

Jennifer Zimmer

Project Manager/Graphic Designer
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