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WesternU College of Graduate Nursing staff play a vital role in ensuring ongoing smooth and successful operations of the College and Departments. Our administrative staff is dedicated to faculty and student success.

Administrative Staff

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Amber Alvarado, BS

Executive Assistant to the Dean

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Eva Badouin, MS

Senior Director, Student Services

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Jennifer (Jenny) Castro, BS

Assistant Director, Hybrid Clinical Operations

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Alexandria (Alex) Escobedo, MBA

Assistant Director, Prelicensure Operations

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Lila Harada, BS

Manager, Fiscal and Grant Operations

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Christa McGowan, BA

Simulation Center Assistant

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Mitzi McKay, MFA

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

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Kelley Montz, PhD

Director, Assessment and Organizational Effectiveness

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Laurice Orense, BS

Clinical Coordinator, NP Programs

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Stacy Rye

Administrative Associate I

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Raymond (Ray) Raus, MBA

Senior Director, Operations

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Bernadette Smith, MA

Administrative Associate I