Department Staff

These are the people who actually keep the Department of Chemistry running.

Office Staff

Laura Cervini
Business Manager

Laura is responsible for financial matters regarding the Department.

Karen Foehl
Administrative Assistant
GMCS 209

Please see Karen for the following:

  • Key issue
  • Holiday Party/Summer BBQ
  • Fac/TA evaluations
  • Room reservations (for CSL 508 and GMCS 217)
  • Seminar Coordinator
  • Adjunct appointments
  • Distribution of parking permits

Robert Queen
Office Manager

Robert is responsible for overseeing office matters regarding the Department.

  • Refer an issue to the Chair
  • Student grievance procedures
  • Class scheduling
  • TA assignments
  • Faculty and student contracts
  • RTP process
  • Faculty travel
  • Commencement coordinator
  • HR issues
  • Evening exam/review session reservations
  • Student assistant hiring
  • Faculty searches
  • Chemistry scholarships
  • Graduate admissions assistant

Instructional and Technical Staff

Gregory Elliott
Mass Spec Facility Director
CSL 229A

Gregory manages our array of HPLC, LC-MS, GC-MS instruments, as well as supporting analytical equipment throughout the Department.

Mark Gelle
Organic Storeroom Supervisor
CSL 504

Mark shares responsibility for support of all the freshman-level laboratory courses, including Chem 100, 102, 200, 201, and 202. Mark also serves as the Department's Property Clerk.

David Onofrei
NMR Facility Director
CSL 225A

David keeps all the Department's NMR spectrometers (600 MHz, 500 MHz, and 400 MHz) operating, and assists students and faculty with data acquisition and analysis.

Omar Ortiz
Gen Chem Storeroom Supervisor
CSL 505

Omar runs the stockroom that furnishes materials to all of the lower division laboratory courses including Chem 100, 102, 200, 201, and 202.