Sheila Crawley

Shelia L. Crowley

Assistant To The Dean Of Students
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Duncan Persons

Social Media & Student Communication Specialist
Aili Robinsom

Aili L. Robinson

Executive Director of Finance and Administration

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Buster Neel

Interim Chief Business Officer (CBO)
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Jyll Smith

Financial Analyst

Support Services

Tech Support

End-User Technology

Bryon Sibley

Bryon L. Sibley

Assistant Information Technology Manager

Classroom Technology

John Tiner

John M. Tiner

Senior Systems And Design Engineer
Ryan Gagnon

Ryan J. Gagnon

System Engineering Specialist
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Paul C. Philbrick

Media Services Technician CL3

Management

Nathaniel Leclaire

Nathaniel LaClaire

Assessment Associate
Nate supports UMA’s institutional research and assessment needs by creating and maintaining computer programs that fetch and prepare data as well as assisting with the analysis, reporting, and visualization of such data. He also maintains UMA’s online course evaluation system. Additionally, he manages the University's makerspace - the UMA Collaboratory - engaging students to be … Read More
Leslie McCormick

Leslie W. McCormick

Senior Research Analyst
Leslie specializes in data organization, coordination, collection, validation and analysis in support of IR, enrollment management, outcomes assessment and accreditation.  For the past 30 years, Leslie has held positions at UMA spanning College Offices, Student Services, the President’s Office, Student Accounts, Financial Aid and Institutional Research and Assessment.  Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree from UMA … Read More
Stephen Hodson

Stephen Hodson

Institutional Research Analyst & Programmer
Stephen works to meet the needs of UMA’s varying institutional research and assessment related initiatives and projects. He is committed to building a strong and successful UMA campus community through the use of statistics, data analysis and reporting to better understand the opportunities and challenges facing the university. He earned his Master of Public Affairs … Read More
Jon Henry

Jonathan Henry

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing
Jonathan Henry has work 32 years in university admissions and enrollment management.  He first served at UMA from 2007-2012 as the Dean of Enrollment Services, and returned to UMA in August 2017 as the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing.  Jon, as he prefers to be called, is committed deeply to the public access … Read More
Frear Hook

Frear Hook

Director of Web and Digital Design
Frear specializes in digital marketing, graphic design, and web development. He manages all digital marketing (Adwords, Facebook ads, etc.) for UMA, as well as producing both printed and digital marketing materials. He also manages the UMA website and portal.
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James E. Knight II

Senior Graphic Designer
Jim creates custom graphics and produces marketing items for Instructional Design, UMA Centers and general UMA marketing needs. He also works with the University and Center websites.
Amber Theriault

Amber Sinclair

Manager of Digital Communications
Amber is responsible for managing the UMA website, the University’s internal communications, and social media activities. Her emphasis is on improving the visibility of the academic departments, and marketing the departments and functional areas to current and prospective students, staff, and faculty.
Brent Wooten

Brent Wooten

Director of Enrollment Marketing
Brent Wooten has been involved in higher education marketing and communications for nearly 20 years. He earned a BS from the University of Southern Maine, and an MBA at Saint Joseph’s. Brent understands the challenges that many UMA students experience when they return to school. He earned his degrees while juggling full-time jobs, parenting responsibilities, … Read More
Joyce Blanchard

Joyce M. Blanchard

Executive Director of Advancement & Strategic Projects
Education A.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 1984. B.S., University of Maine at Augusta 1993. M.S., University of Southern Maine 1997. Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF) 2015.
Dr. Joseph Szakas

Joseph S. Szakas

Interim President/Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost
I approach teaching by trying to present material and information in a manner that will help the student grasp it. When teaching, I ask myself, “If I were sitting on the other side of the desk, would I understand the material that I just presented?” I continually ask and answer “why”. I want to give … Read More
Melanie Aubuchon

Melanie M. Aubuchon

Administrative Specialist (Conf) CL3
Dr. Joseph Szakas

Joseph S. Szakas

Interim President/Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost
I approach teaching by trying to present material and information in a manner that will help the student grasp it. When teaching, I ask myself, “If I were sitting on the other side of the desk, would I understand the material that I just presented?” I continually ask and answer “why”. I want to give … Read More
Terry Lawson

Terry M. Lawson

Academic Associate to the VPAA/Provost & Dean of the College of Professional Studies
Bethany Vigue

Bethany J. Vigue

Transfer Officer

bvigue@maine.edu
207.621.3291 or 1.877.862.1234, x3291

  • General information
  • Transfer evaluations
  • Transfer information, including military credit and international transcripts
Beth has over 40 years of experience in higher education and can assist students with the transfer process and the assessment of college and military transcripts.
 
Tricia Dyer

Tricia S. Dyer

Registrar

triciad@maine.edu
207.621.3144 or 1.877.862.1234, x3145

  • General information
  • Academic policy and procedural information
  • Academic forgiveness or grade appeals
  • Certificates
  • High school aspiration tuition waivers
Tricia joined UMA’s Advising team in 2001 and became the Registrar in 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Teacher Education and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Thomas College.  She is the mother of two sons. She also has a fur-son, Arlo, an adorable little King Charles spaniel.
Laurie Krzywda

Laurie A. Krzywda

Assistant Registrar

krzywda@maine.edu
207.621.3458 or 1.877.862.1234, x3458

  • General information
  • Veterans Services
  • Registration for directed and independent study
  • Semester and course information
Laurie can assist with the required paperwork to access veteran educational benefit programs.
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Molly Gray

Academic Records Spclst CL2