Meet the Admissions Staff

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The Admissions staff is here to answer your questions and give you the information you need. Not sure who your admissions counselor is? Use our Find My Counselor tool to be pointed to the right staff member, then read our bios to get to know us better!

Undergraduate Admissions Leadership Team

Bryan Jones
Bryan Jones

Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing


oemm@spu.edu

Michelle McFarland
Michelle McFarland

Interim Director of Undergraduate Admissions


admmichelle@spu.edu

SPU Admissions Counselor Stephen York
Stephen York

Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions


admstephen@spu.edu

Pierce Salave'a
Pierce Salave’a

Assistant Director of Visits and Events


visitus@spu.edu

Kat Berg

Assistant Director of First Year Admissions


admkat@spu.edu

Freshmen Admissions

Kat Berg

Assistant Director of First Year Admissions


admkat@spu.edu

Erik Birrueta
Erik Gustavo Birrueta

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor


admerik@spu.edu

Zechariah Knepper
Zechariah Knepper

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor


admzechariah@spu.edu

SPU Admissions counselor Kennedy Mejia-Payton
Kennedy Mejia-Payton

Senior Undergraduate Admissions Counselor for Multicultural Outreach


admkennedy@spu.edu

SPU Undergraduate Admissions Counselor Tyanna Rivera
Tyanna Rivera

Senior Undergraduate Admissions Counselor — Student Outreach Coordinator


admtyanna@spu.edu

Transfer Admissions

SPU Admissions Counselor Stephen York
Stephen York

Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions


admstephen@spu.edu

Frank Vargus
Frank Vargas

Transfer Admissions Counselor


admfrank@spu.edu

International Admissions

Isaiah Peterson
Isaiah Peterson

Assistant Director for International Admissions


international@spu.edu

Visits & Events

Pierce Salave'a
Pierce Salave’a

Assistant Director of Visits and Events


visitus@spu.edu

Aly Cotte
Aly Cotte

Senior Visits and Events Coordinator


cottea@spu.edu

Helen Talbot
Helen Walsh

Visits and Events Coordinator


visitus@spu.edu