Northwestern Staff Advisory Council


Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council members are appointed for a three-year term. They may be reappointed for a second and final three-year term. After one term off the Council, they may apply to re-join the Council, but they cannot serve more than two terms in a row.

2016-2017 NUSAC Executive Committee

Rhea Banks - NUSAC Chair
Jeff Henderson - NUSAC Vice Chair
Avni Soni - NUSAC Secretary
Michael Martinez - NUSAC Treasurer

2016-2017 NUSAC General Council

Rhea Banks
Erika Carey
Kevin Connolly
  • Kevin Connolly
  • Administrator, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimers Disease Center - Feinberg School of Medicine
Kimberley Cornwell
  • Kimberley Cornwell
  • Assistant Director of External Programs, Internships, & Career Services (EPICS) - School of Communication
Pamela Euring
Janelle Gaudio
Susan Held
  • Susan Held
  • Benefits Committee Chair
  • Senior Systems Analyst - IT Administrative Systems Finance, Facilities, and Research Administration
Jeff Henderson
  • Jeff Henderson
  • NUSAC Vice Chair
  • Associate Director, Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN) - Office for Research
Julia Jenkins
Erin Libby
Amy Lindgren
Michael Martinez
  • Michael Martinez
  • NUSAC Treasurer
  • Senior Accounting Specialist Senior, Central Information Technology - Feinberg School of Medicine
Melanie Mkrdichian
  • Melanie Mkrdichian
  • Communications Committee Chair
  • Senior Financial Administrator, Surgery; Feinberg School of Medicine
Toni Montgomery
Heather Obering
Melissa Passalacqua
Joseph Schafer
Tina Shontz
  • Tina Shontz
  • Executive Assistant to the Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine - Feinberg School of Medicine
Thongsy Singvongsa
  • Thongsy Singvongsa
  • Manager of Research Administration, Department of Preventive Medicine - Feinberg School of Medicine
Jennifer Sloane
Avni Soni
Damien Trimuel
  • Damien Trimuel
  • Senior Financial Administrator, Surgery, Clinical Trials Unit - Feinberg School of Medicine
Kay West
Daniel Young