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Thursday, January 10 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Panel Presentation: University Life Director's Panel

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The role of a Director within the Student Affairs profession requires a wide variety of skills and encompasses a multitude of responsibilities in a rapidly changing landscape.  Challenges they face, current issues in higher education leadership, and successful strategies will be just some of the areas covered in this panel discussion.  Join a group of seasoned directors from University Life to learn about a variety of topics related to their career path and how experiences have shaped their administrative style. Whether you are a graduate student seeking to better understand the work of student affairs as a potential career path, a new professional who wants to broaden their overall scope of knowledge, or a current manager who aspires to be a Director in the future, this session has something for you.

Moderator: Lewis Forrest, Associate Dean, University Life


Khaseem Davis

Director, Early Identification Program
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David Gaskins

Executive Director, Mason Recreation
David Gaskins has almost 30 years of professional experience in recreation and currently serves as the Executive Director for Recreation, a position he has held since November 2017. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at George Mason University in Physical Education and Master’s... Read More →

Lauren Long

Executive Director, Student Involvement

Naomi Martinez-Jones

Director, Disability Services
Naomi Martinez-Jones is the Director of Disability Services at George Mason University. She has over 13 years of experience working with people with disabilities in secondary and post-secondary education and in the community. Naomi received her undergraduate degree in Special Education... Read More →
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Dr. Rachel Wernicke

Executive Director, Counseling and Psychological Services
Dr. Rachel Wernicke is a former Army officer and a licensed clinical psychologist, currently serving as Executive Director in Counseling and Psychological Services and Interim Associate Dean in University Life. She completed her doctoral degree in psychology at American University... Read More →

Thursday January 10, 2019 3:45pm - 4:30pm EST
Johnson Center, Bistro

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