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AU Veterans Liaison Network

The Office of Campus Life initiated the Veterans' Liaison Network to help ensure that AU's student veterans navigate the university successfully to achieve their educational objectives. Network members will be veterans' principal contacts in their respective departments and will collaborate with one another to ensure that veterans' needs are being met and that problems are addressed quickly and effectively.

The Veterans Liaison Network is Chaired by Tony Hollinger who leads Veteran Support & Services and includes the following AU staff members:

Anthony Hollinger Director, Military-Affiliated Student Support & Special Init Campus Life

Tony Hollinger is Director of Military-affiliate Support & Special Initiatives with the Office of Campus Life.Tony joined AU in April 2013 initially as Director of Facilities Operations Management

  (202) 885-1015

Jennifer Johnson Director, Orientation, Transition & Retention Orientation, Transition and Retention

Jennifer Johnson joined AU in June 2016 as the Director of Orientation, Transition & Retention. Jenn previously worked at George Mason University for 4 years directing their First Year Transition

  (202) 885-6094

Danette Burgess Assistant Director Financial Aid Financial Aid, Enrollment Services

Jason Garner Director of Admissions, KSB KSB - Acad Progs - Enrollment

Jason Garner joined the Kogod Graduate Admissions team in May 2017. Jason oversees the recruitment and admissions for all the on-campus graduate programs here at KSB. Prior to joining American Univers

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Calvin Haney Associate Director, Leadership Development Center for Student Involvement

Calvin currently serve as an Associate Director for Student Activities. He is responsible for the development of leadership development curricula and programs for student clubs and organizations that

Brian Rowe Director of Experiential Education Career Center

Brian leads the experiential education efforts for the career center, teaming with faculty, students, alumni, and employers to develop the most comprehensive and career focused experiences possible. B

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Valerie Verra Veterans Services Administrator AU Central

Valerie came to American University in January of 1991 to complete her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Literature and found an environment where she could fully utilize her skills. Val has funct

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Julie Wickham Adjunct Instructor SIS - School of International Service

Julie Wickham has been an undergraduate academic advisor in SIS since summer 2001. Initially an advisor for all SIS freshmen, Julie now works with undergraduate students at all academic levels. Prior

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Jennifer Thurston
AU Vets President
Lexi Little
AU Vets Secretary
Sophie Nowak
AU Vets Treasurer
Army ROTC Liaison
Roberto Bender
Event Coordinator/25 Live
Luke Lynch
Air Force ROTC Liaison