GSA Council Members


Kate Mandel
Phone: (970) 351-1089

  • Degree: Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership MA
  • Favorite TV Show: Gilmore Girls, The West Wing, Doctor Who, and The IT Crowd (to name a few)
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: I really appreciate the helpful staff that has assisted me with anything from grade changes to finding the room I'm looking for.
  • Goal for GSA: I would like GSA build a community between graduate students in different colleges and within the greater campus.

Office Hours:

  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 1-5pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 5pm

College of Performing and Visual Arts


Monica Salazar

  • Degree: Music Education MA
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: UNC has the best music professors in the state!
  • Goal for GSA: Ensure graduate students know who we are and how we can help


Office of Extended Studies


Kristin Ehle

  • Favorite TV Show: True Detective
  • Degree: Professional Counseling MA Denver Lowry Campus
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: The quality of instructors. Goal for GSA: Incorporate the voice of extended campus students as much as possible.


Monfort College of Business


Jediah Cummins

  • Degree: Masters of Business Administration
  • Favorite TV Show: Recently The Killing on Netflix.
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: UNC has a friendly feel to the campus and Greeley has lots to do, especially during the summer.
  • Goal for GSA: To build social opportunities for current students. Also to represent both Business graduate students and graduate students which are full time UNC employees.


College of Education and Behavioral Sciences (EBS)

Chelsie Hess

  • Degree: Educational Psychology PhD
  • Favorite TV Show: Law & Order: SVU
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: UNC as a university has become not only a community, but also an integral part of my identity as a PhD student.
  • Goal for GSA: To create more transparency to connect the campus community to graduate students as well as promote meaningful professional development opportunities.


Chin-Wen (Jean) Lee

  • Degree: Special Education PhD
  • Favorite TV Show: America's Got Talent
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: UNC and Greeley are friendly, lovely places.
  • Goal for GSA: To promote focused professional development as well as support groups among graduate students.

College of Hummanities and Social Sciences (EBS)


Quintin Myers

  • Degree: Sociology MA
  • Favorite TV Show: Scrubs, The Simpsons
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: The community, you can't go anywhere without seeing someone you know.
  • Goal for GSA: To create more social events and connections among students. In addition, to ensure that funding is distributed fairly and the grant process is as clear as possible for students.


Alyse Brennecke

  • Degree: Exercise Physiology MA
  • Favorite TV Show: House and Merlin
  • Favorite thing about UNC/Greeley: The personable atmosphere.
  • Goal for GSA: To connect with graduate students in each college and make campus welcoming to new students.