College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Council


  • Caitlin Nunberg - MPA (Co-President)

    Caitlin Nunberg is a part-time student in the Master of Public Administration program with a focus on nonprofit administration.  She currently works as the Outreach and Marketing Manager at Zeno, a nonprofit creating opportunities for kids to love and learn math.  If you are interested in building a positive math culture at your local elementary school or in volunteering with Zeno, please email

    Skye Stoury - MFA (Co-President)

    Skye is a current MFA Arts Leadership student. She received her BA in dance with a minor in advertising from Chapman University in 2010. For the past three years, Skye has been teaching dance and choreographing in the Seattle area, along with performing professionally. In the next two years Skye looks forward to working with nonprofit arts organizations and to get an administration job at a nonprofit once she graduates with her MFA. 

    Nina Garkavi - MPA (Marketing Chair)

    Nina Garkavi is a second year student in the Master of Public Administration program and wants to focus on nonprofit management.  She got her BS from Yeshiva University in NYC in Marketing and worked at a full service, direct - response advertising agency in NYC. She is extremely passionate and involved in the nonprofit sector in young adult cancer & cancer survivorship. 

    Jennifer Ertl - MACJ (Communications Chair)

    Jennifer is in her second year with the MA Criminal Justice Program specializing in Investigation. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Washington; majoring in Comparative History of Ideas and minoring in Law, Society and Justice. Along with being the MACJ ASGC Representative, Jennifer is the President of Colleges Against Cancer, the Event Chair for the Seattle University Relay for Life and the Fundraising Coordinator for the Criminal Justice Program's Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma - Pi Delta. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys music, traveling, extreme sports and spending time with her corgi.  

    Miles Schlagel - MFA (Secretary)

    Raised in Boise, Idaho, Miles Schalgel moved to Seattle for the MFA Arts Leadership program at SU. He earned a BFA in Visual Arts with an emphasis in drawing and painting, along with a minor in Art History from Boise State University. With a studio background in oil painting, drawing and printmaking, he has also gained experience in managing galleries, custom framing and youth education. Miles currently works full time for Seattle University in the Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership as the Senior Administrative Assistant.

    Valerie Stahl - MSAL 

    Valerie Stahl is a second year student in the Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program.  She is currently a graduate assistant at Seattle University Athletics for the Academic Support.  Valerie completed her Bachelor's Degree at Cleveland State University in Physical Education.  She was a member of the Women's Soccer team at Cleveland State and looks forward to continuing her passion for sport by pursuing a career in collegiate athletics administration.

    Chamene Woods - MACJ

    Chamene Woods received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Avila University and a MLA with a focus in Social Science from Baker University. She is in her first year of the MA Criminal Justice program with a focus in Investigative Criminology. Currently Chamene works for the Office of the Attorney General. Her career ambitions include working with the Department of Justice. In her spare time Chamene likes to watch sports and travel.


    Laura Hauck-Vixie, M.Ed. (Academic Advisor)

    Laura Hauck-Vixie began her academic career as an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University, majoring in Spanish and Sociology. Laura began her advising career in the SU Albers School of Business and Economics graduate programs and currently serves as an advisor to the following Arts and Sciences populations: transfer, graduate, readmit, post-baccalaureate, reciprocal exchange, Running Start, and Pacific Northwest Ballet.

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