Division of Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs supports the mission and core values of the College as well as the retention, progression and graduation of a diverse student body by providing an environment conducive to the positive growth, development and the general welfare of students. The specific purpose of Student Affairs is to provide programs, experiences, and services which aid and enrich students’ education and cultural experiences and which contribute to their intellectual, social, physical, and emotional development.

Student Affairs Team


Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Jason Umfress

Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
  • Chief Student Affairs Officer
  • SGA Advisor
Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Telephone: 912-279-5970, Email

Deborah Browning

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
Telephone: 912.279.5802, Email

Dr. Michael Butcher

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator

Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Telephone: 912-279-5815, Email

Campus Policies & Student Conduct webpage
Student Government Association webpage


Career Services

Brian Weese

Director of Career Development, Email

Alysia Johnson

Career & Student Employment Counselor, Email

Career Services webpage
Location: Academic Commons South 104
Telephone: 912-279-5718


Counseling and Disability Services

Jennifer Zak

Director of Counseling and Disability Services

  • Resources for students with disabilities and ADA accommodation issues

Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Telephone: 912-279-5806, Email

Counseling Services webpage
Disability Services webpage

Cheryl Van Dyke

Personal Counselor

  • Short term counseling and referrals for personal counseling

Telephone: 912-279-5803, Email


Diversity & Inclusion

Brittany Garcia

Coordinator of Student Engagement & Intercultural Programs

  • Program oversight for multicultural student organizations, programming, and community outreach
  • Advisor to Programming Boards (Overboard Entertainment and Camden Activity Board)
  • Oversees Intercultural Programming Series

Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Telephone: 912-279-5805, Email


Health Center

Thearon Filson

Health Center Administrative Assistant
Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm
Telephone: 912-279-4537, Fax: 912-279-4534, Email

Student Health Center webpage


Mariner Recreation

Ginger Chaffinch

  • Fitness Center & Ropes Course Administration
  • Campus Recreation and Wellness Programming

Location: Student Activities Center
Telephone: 912-279-5813, Email

Fitness Center webpage
Intramural Sports webpage


Residence Life and Housing

Dr. Michael Butcher

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator
Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Telephone: 912-279-5815, Email

Tiffany Davis

Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Location: Lakeside Village
Telephone: 912-279-4540, Email

Michael Woodbury

Residence Hall Director, Lakeside Village
Telephone: 912-279-4588, Email

Samantha Santee

Residence Hall Director, Mariner Village
Telephone: 912-279-5826, Email


Student Life

Jaime Parker-Lewis

Assistant Dean of Student Life

  • Campus Center and Student Activity Center Administration
  • Student Organizations

Location: Campus Center, Second Floor
Telephone: 912-279-5812, Email

Student Life webpage
Clubs and Organizations webpage


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