Staff


 

 

Meet The Staff

Laura Bates
Director of the Student Union and Campus Activities
LBates@truman.edu

  • Oversees all services provided by the Center for Student Involvement and Student Union
  • Advisor to the Student Government
  • Facilitator for the Student Management Team
  • Provides support to students and organizations
  • Resource person for all Student Involvement programs, resources and services
  • Educational background: B.S. in Business Administration from Meredith College; M.A. in College Student Development from Appalachian State University

Adam McMichael
Program Advisor for Campus Activities
amcmichael@truman.edu

  • Responsible for leadership and event management (contractual services, event planning, publicity, etc.)
  • Facilitator for the Events and Outreach Team which coordinates traditional programming such as Gingerbread House, Fireside Fridays and other pop up events
  • Facilitator for the Student Union Technology Team
  • Advisor for Student Activities Board and Homecoming Committee
  • Resource person for all Student Involvement programs, resources and services
  • Educational background:  B.F.A. in Visual Communications from Truman State University; Candidate for M.A. in Leadership from Truman State University

Damon Pee
Program Advisor for Organizational Engagement and Leadership
damonp@truman.edu

  • Responsible for oversight, compliance, and development of approximately 240 student organizations including the Greek Life community
  • Serves as primary Greek Advisor
  • Serves as staff facilitator/supervisor for the student Organizational Development Team and the Greek Life student staff.
  • Advisor for the Funds Allotment Council
  • Resource person for all student Involvement programs, resources and services
  • Educational background: B.A. in Integrated Social Studies from the University of Akron; M.A. in Higher Education Administration from University of Akron

Amanda Lewis
Program Advisor for Organizational Engagement and Leadership
conferences@truman.edu

  • Serves as the principal event manager for conferences, camps, and events external to the university
  • Facilitator for External Client Management Team
  • Resource for all CSI/SUB programs teams and services
  • Educational background:  B.S. in Communication Disorders from Truman State University; Candidate for M.A. in Communication Disorders from Truman State University

Shana Engel
SUB Secretary/Scheduling Coordinator
sengel@truman.edu

  • Maintains reservation system for entire Student Union and approximately
    45 classrooms, outdoor spaces, residence hall lounges and dining rooms.
  • Coordinates expenditures and deposits for the following university budgets:
    Student Union, Homecoming, Greek Life, Center for Student Involvement,
    Student Activities Board, Student Government, and food service
    equipment.
  • Responsible for general office operations for the SUB/CSI Office.
  • Educational background: Bachelor of Science in Special Education  from Eastern Illinois University.

Student Staff
All student workers at the CSI Office
csi@truman.edu

General CSI Contact Emails:

The Center for Student Involvement reports directly to the Student Affairs Office. For more information about Student Affairs, please visit the Student Affairs website.