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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!

President Patricia McGuirePresident 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:


Carlota Ocampo Academic AffairsDr. Carlota Ocampo, Provost   202-884-9209

Dr. Ocampo is the chief academic administrator at Trinity, and has oversight of all academic programs, Trinity’s five schools, Office of Academic Affairs, the Library and Academic Services Center.


Photo of Dr. Sita RamamurtiDr. Sita Ramamurti, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences  202-884-9262

Dean Ramamurti 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.


Dr. Mary RomanelloDr. 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.


Photo of Dr. Peggy LewisDr. Peggy Lewis ’77, Executive Dean of the School of Business and Graduate Programs and the School of Professional Studies 202-884-9204
Dr. Lewis oversees all undergraduate and graduate programs in these two schools, including strategic communications and journalism, MBA, master’s in administration, business, accounting and criminal justice.

Photo of Dr. Strange-MartinDr. Nicole Strange-Martin, Dean of the School of Education    202-884-9380

Dr. Strange-Martin oversees all graduate programs in teacher preparation, school leadership, counseling, continuing education for teachers and principals and related programs.


Student Affairs

Dr. Karen Gerlach Student AffairsDr. Karen Gerlach, Vice President for The Office of 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 Office, Campus Ministry Office, Dean of Student Services / Student Activities and the Health and Wellness Center at Trinity.

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

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


Sr. Ann Howard, SNDSr. Ann Howard, SNDdeN, Director of Campus Ministry , 202-884-9608

Sr. Ann Howard leads the Campus Ministry program at Trinity, including mass and other prayer services, community service, Sower’s Seed lecture, Cunneen Summer Fellowships and Trinity’s Alternative Spring Break community service trip.

Admissions/Enrollment Development

EscarramanIIris Escarraman, Executive Director of Enrollment Development, Admissions Office  202-884-9407

Ms. Escarraman is a graduate of Trinity and is responsible for leading the enrollment recruitment team for the College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s historic women’s college. This includes overseeing all undergraduate recruitment and admissions processes for our daytime traditional undergraduate degree programs.

To learn more about applying to Trinity please fill out this quick form and visit the Admissions page.

Business Office

Walter T. Brooks, Vice President for Financial Affairs, CFO 202-884-9505

Mr. Brooks has oversight of the financial affairs of Trinity, including the Business Office operations, budget process, financial statements and investments. Trinity’s Business Office operations include accounts payable, accounts receivable, student accounts, purchase orders and departmental budgets. Students can go online via the Self Service portal to view their statements, pay their student accounts and sign up for direct deposit if they are eligible for a refund. Mr. Brooks also has oversight of Technology Services and Public Safety.

Enrollment Services

Cathy GeierMs. Cathy Geier, Vice President for the office of Enrollment Services  202-884-9545

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


Whitman, Chevaun

Ms. Chevaun Whitman, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services , 202-884-9531

Ms. Whitman manages Trinity’s one-stop Enrollment Services Center in Main 154, where students can come for assistance with any aspect of their enrollment, from registering for classes to applying for financial aid, or for employer invoicing. Students can go online via the Self Service Page 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.

Financial Aid

Ms. Martha Molina, Director of Financial Aid, 202-884-9535

Ms. Molina processes federal, state and institutional financial aid programs. She provides counseling services to students and their families in all aspects of financial aid awarded at Trinity and is a student loan debt counselor. 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.

Facilities Services

Mr. William (Bill) Shaffer, Director of Facilities Services  202-884-9333

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

Conference Services

ac-headshot-for-webMs. Annette Stalling Coram, Executive Director, Conferences and Event Sales  202-884-9132

Ms. Coram is responsible for identifying new business opportunities for the university including securing space rentals for business meetings, special events and conferences.  Once identified, Ms. Coram will work with the client to develop, define, negotiate, and finalize the business relationship.

Ms. Christine Salvador, Interim Director of Conference Services or call:  202-884-9133

Ms. Salvador manages space rentals for conferences, special events and campus housing for visitors. She also handles room reservations for Trinity events and is the point of contact for Trinity staff and faculty and student clubs.

Food Service

Alfonso WhiteMr. Alfonso White, General Manager, Metz Culinary Management and Trinity Dining Services, 202-884-9130
Trinity’s dining services include Alumnae Dining Hall, the Deli in Main Hall and catering.

Human Resources

Photo of Tracey Prince RossMs. Tracey Prince Ross, Executive Director, Office of Human Resources  202-884-9126

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

Development and Alumnae/i Relations

Kristin Heller

Ms. Kristin Heller, Executive Director of Development and Alumnae/i Relations 202-884-9724

Ms. Heller has oversight of the Development Office, which includes all fundraising, the Trinity Annual Fund, endowment gifts and grants, and the Alumnae/i Relations Office.

Institutional Advancement

Annpauley 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 the Creative Services team that manages Trinity’s print publications (TRINITY magazine and other Trinity marketing materials) and Trinity’s website, social media and online communications.

Public Safety

For emergencies and for every-day public safety issues (lock-outs, campus safety escorts, the Trinity Metro Shuttle) contact Public Safety 24/7 at 202-884-9111. Public Safety Dispatch is located in the basement of Main Hall. Walter Brooks has oversight of Public Safety.

Technology Services

Mike BurbackMr. Michael Burback, Chief Technology Officer and 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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