Leadership Teams

Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor assumes a pivotal role within the university’s leadership structure by directly reporting to the Chancellor. In this capacity, they spearhead the Division of Student Affairs, offering strategic direction, policy guidance, and operational management. Collaborating closely with both professional and student staff, the Vice Chancellor fosters a pervasive sense of inclusion and prioritizes student welfare at UWM. Their efforts concentrate on elevating the caliber of engagements and forging meaningful connections. The Vice Chancellor occupies essential positions within Student Affairs administrative framework, namely the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), the Integrated Leadership Team (ILT), and the Alignment & Action Team (AAT) – all of which are detailed below.

profile photoKelly HaagVice ChancellorDivision of Student Affairs(414) 229-4038kajohnso@uwm.eduChapman Hall 132

Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT)

Directly accountable to the Vice Chancellor, this assembly of Divisional leaders offers substantial counsel and guidance to the Division through consistent dialogues with the Vice Chancellor. Members of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT) are entrusted with the responsibility of championing campus-wide and Divisional initiatives, actively seeking out avenues to seamlessly merge endeavors across divisions. The team plays a pivotal role in harmonizing the endeavors of individual departments to bolster Divisional priorities, achieved through collaborative synergy and an unwavering dedication to enhancing student success. These SALT participants also hold integral positions within the Integrated Leadership Team (ILT) and the Alignment & Action Team (AAT) – described further below.

Integrated Leadership Team (ILT)

The Integrated Leadership Team constitutes accomplished leaders from across the Division, each vested with the duty of overseeing the execution of both routine operations and strategic endeavors at UWM. This collective undertakes targeted initiatives that align with Divisional priorities, leveraging their collaborative prowess and interdisciplinary expertise to realize shared objectives. Members from the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT) and the Vice Chancellor’s office concurrently serve as integral members of the Integrated Leadership Team (ILT).

profile photoKrystle AndersonDivisional Finance OfficerDivisions of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management(414) 229-7381krystle@uwm.eduChapman Hall 150
profile photoArcetta Clay JonesDirectorUniversity Housing(414) 229-6149acljones@uwm.eduSandburg Commons C134A
profile photoCarrie FleiderDirector, University Counseling ServicesStudent Health and Wellness Centerfleider@uwm.eduNWQ 5th Floor
profile photoRobert MeyerDirectorTechnology Integration and Engagement Services (TIES)(414) 977-7644rmeyer@uwm.eduBolton Hall 280
profile photoSteven MoharDirectorUniversity Recreation(414) 229-5087sjmohar@uwm.eduKlotsche Center 310
profile photoCathy RossiDeputy Director of AthleticsAthletics/Administrationrossic@uwm.eduPavilion 151A
profile photoJoie SchoonoverInterim DirectorDining and Retail Servicesschoonoj@uwm.eduChapman Hall
profile photoElizabeth SmithDirectorChildren's Learning Centeressmith@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant Building C

Alignment & Action Team (AAT)

As the most expansive committee within the Division, the Alignment & Action Team (AAT) consists of individuals who assume leadership roles with the responsibility of guiding and supervising others. Moreover, they may actively engage in Divisional and institutional committees, exemplifying their meaningful participation. This assembly is dedicated to driving tangible action and executing initiatives primed for implementation on campus. Comprising a collaborative cadre of accomplished leaders, this team endeavors to transform priorities, strategies, and plans into concrete realities. Notably, members hailing from the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), the Integrated Leadership Team (ILT), and the Vice Chancellor’s purview concurrently hold positions within the Alignment & Action Team (AAT).

profile photoRyan McNallieAssociate DirectorTechnology Integration and Engagement Services (TIES)(414) 290-7250mcnarya@uwm.eduBolton Hall 272
profile photoYolanda MedinaDirectorMilitary and Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC)(414) 229-7211medinay@uwm.eduSTU Union WG99
profile photoAriana MyersDirectorLGBTQ+ Resource Centermyersan@uwm.eduStudent Union WG89
profile photoKacie OttoDirectorWomen's Resource Centerottok@uwm.eduStudent Union
profile photoHeath PowellAssociate DirectorUniversity Recreation(414) 229-5209hbp@uwm.eduKlotsche Center 314
profile photoAmanda SoikaDirectorFirst-Generation+ Resource Center414-229-7234alsoika@uwm.eduUnion EG39
profile photoShari VinluanAssociate DirectorChildren's Learning Center414-229-5384svinluan@uwm.eduNorthwest Quad Bldg. C 1606