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Trinity Washington University | Who’s Who at Trinity

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Are you wondering about that administrator you met on opening day?  Trying to figure out who can help you with financial aid, housing, advising or a laptop purchase?  This page will help you to find just the right person. Still not sure? Check out Trinity’s A-Z page!

accent_presidentPresident Patricia McGuire  202-884-9050

President McGuire is responsible for the overall administration of Trinity, and is more than happy to help you with just about anything.  However, she also will encourage you to try to work things out with the faculty and staff who really know what’s going on:


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Dr. Pamela Barnett, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences   202-884-9202

Dean Barnett oversees programs for the university’s historic women’s college. She also leads the team of advisors and educational specialists who support the first year experience.


Frett, Jeannette

Ms. Jeanette Frett, M.B.A., Dean of the School of Business and Graduate Studies   202-884-9622

Dean Frett oversees all graduate programs within the school of Business and Graduate Studies, including Trinity’s M.B.A., communication, and organizational management degrees.


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Dr. Mary Romanello, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions  202-884-9677

Dean Romanello oversees all programs in nursing, occupational therapy and other health professions.


janet_stocksDr. Janet Stocks, Dean of the School of Education  202-884-9380

Dean Stocks oversees all graduate programs in teacher preparation, school leadership, counseling, continuing education for teachers and principals and related programs.


Ms. Nevada Windrow, Dean of the School of Professional Studies  202-884-9621



O'Leary, Michael

Michael J. O’Leary, Vice President for Enrollment Development   202-884-9413

Michael J. O’Leary manages admissions for all schools at Trinity. To learn more about applying to Trinity please fill out this quick form.

Business Office

Eric JamesMr. Eric James, Controller, Business Office  202-884-9505

Mr. James has oversight of Trinity’s Business Office operations, including purchase orders, accounts payable, accounts receivable, student accounts and departmental budgets. Students can go online via Self Service to view their statements, pay their student accounts and sign up for direct deposit if they are eligible for a refund.

Enrollment Services

Geier, CathyMs. Cathy Geier, Vice President for Enrollment Services  202-884-9545

Ms. Geier oversees the registration, student records, billing and financial aid functions at Trinity.



Burt, CharlesDr. Charles Burt, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services  202-884-9539

Dr. Burt manages Trinity’s one-stop Enrollment Services Center in Main 154.  Students can come to Enrollment Services for assistance with any aspect of their enrollment, from requesting a transcript to applying for financial aid, or for employer invoicing. Students can go online via Self Service to register for classes, view their accounts, review their financial aid packages, pay their student accounts and sign up for direct deposit if they are eligible for a refund.

Powers, SusieMs. Susie Powers, Registrar, Enrollment Services  202-884-9544

Ms. Powers manages Trinity’s records and registration functions, including transcript processing and D.C. Consortium registration.

Facilities Services

knight-timMr. Tim Knight, Director of Facilities Services  202-884-9135

Mr. Knight is responsible for the maintenance, repairs and improvements to the Trinity buildings and grounds, including housekeeping, room set-ups, painting, plumbing, heating and electricity.

Financial Aid

Howard, MeghanMs. Meghan Howard, Director of Financial Aid, Enrollment Services  202-884-9535

Ms. Howard manages all of Trinity’s federal, state and institutional financial aid programs. Students can go online via Self Service to view their accounts, review their financial aid packages, pay their student accounts and sign up for direct deposit if they are eligible for a refund.

Conference Services

Brittany IrvineMs. Brittany Irvine, Director of Conference Services 202-884-9136

Ms. Irvine is responsible for managing campus conference space for the Trinity community and external clients. She partners with internal department leadership to ensure that events on campus are successfully executed and meet the requirements of its’ users.

Food Service

Westgren, GretchenMs. Gretchen Westgren, Director of Food Service  202-884-9130

Ms. Westgren is responsible for Trinity’s dining services, including Alumnae Dining Hall, Seasons Deli in Main Hall and catering.

General Administration and Operations

Malewicki, Mike Mr. Michael Malewicki, Vice President for Administration  202-884-9075

Mr. Malewicki oversees the operations of Trinity – Bookstore, Conferences, Facilities, Food Service, and Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports.

Human Resources

king-caroleMs. Carole King, Vice President for Human Resources  202-884-9125

Ms. King manages all of Trinity’s human resources, including hiring, orientation, training, performance assessments and benefits. She also oversees the Post Office/Mail Room and Public Safety

Institutional Advancement

DSC_0111 Ms. Ann Pauley, Vice President for Institutional Advancement 202-884-9725

Ms. Pauley is responsible for Trinity’s communications and handles all media relations; she oversees staff who manage Trinity’s print publications (TRINITY magazine, Admissions publications and other marketing materials) and Trinity’s website, social media and online communications. She also oversees Alumnae Affairs.

Kathleen Zeifang Kathleen Zeifang, Vice President for Development  202 884 9705.

Ms. Zeifang is responsible for establishing a major gifts program to include individual alums and friends of the university as well as foundation and corporate grants for the  Campaign for Trinity’s Second Century and ongoing annual major gifts.

Public Safety

contee-kelvin Mr. Kelvin Contee, Deputy Chief of Public Safety  202-884-9100

Mr. Contee is responsible for the safety and security of Trinity’s students, faculty, staff and guests, and manages a staff that is on duty 24/7.

Student Affairs

DSC_9875Dr. Karen Gerlach, Vice President for Student Affairs  202-884-9203

Dr. Gerlach has oversight of a range of services and staff to support Trinity’s students, including Athletics, Campus Housing, Campus Ministry, Dean of Student Services and Health and Wellness Center.

DSC_0172Ms. Michele Bowie, Dean of Student Services  202-884-9611

Ms. Bowie oversees student government, student clubs and organizations and traditions.


Hopkins,-Catherine-2Ms. Catherine Hopkins, Director of Residence Life  202-884-9316

Ms. Hopkins oversees residence life and manages the staff in Trinity’s four residence halls:  Alumnae Hall, Cuvilly Hall, Kerby Hall and Main Hall.


MyrickLforWebMs. Lynn Myrick, Director of Campus Ministry  202–884-9653


Technology Services

burback-michaelMr. Michael Burback, Director of Technology Services  202-884-9812

Mr. Burback is responsible for keeping all of Trinity’s technology running smoothly, including the technology hub and servers, email, classroom technology, Wi-Fi, computers for faculty and staff, computers in the Library for students, Internet TV, PowerCampus and Self Service and Trinity’s laptop and software purchase programs. Submit IT services requests through this form.


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