Administrative Staff
Michelle Hendricks
Michelle Hendricks
Michelle Hendricks joined the FAU Division of Student Affairs as Director of Student Health Services in October, 2014. Michelle brings over 17 years of experience leading college health centers, most recently at Iowa State University. Her experience has included a broad range of program oversight responsibilities, including extensive background in leading campus planning and response to public health challenges such as pandemic influenza, meningitis, Tuberculosis and other public health concerns facing university communities. She has a passion for connecting the work of Student Health to student success. Ms. Hendricks’ undergraduate degree is in nursing and she holds an MBA with an emphasis in management. She also retired from the United States Air Force Reserve in 2010, holding the rank of Colonel.
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Derek Horton
Associate Director
Derek joined FAU in January, 2012 after serving in senior financial management roles in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years. Derek received a BBA in accounting from FAU and an MBA in finance from Nova Southeastern University.
Jeremy Adam
Marketing/Social Media Specialist
Jeremy is a graduate from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he received a B.S. Business Marketing and Management. He comes to FAU with experience from the customer products and private club industry. Jeremy is looking forward to making waves at FAU and driving awareness of Student Health Services and programs. Go Owls!
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Gordon Adams, Jr.
IT Manager
Gordon Adams is a Florida native and has been working in the IT field for over 15 years. He has been with Student Health Services since 1996 and is a Florida Atlantic University alumni with a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Management ('12) and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems ('99).
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Shellie Almond
Administrative Services Manager
Shellie Almond has been employed at Florida Atlantic University since 1989. While at FAU she has worked with Student Government, the Controller’s Office, and has been with Student Health Services for the past 18 years. Prior to moving to Florida and coming to FAU, Shellie grew up in Toledo, Ohio, and attended the University of Toledo.
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Brian Brown
Systems Administrator
Brian Brown was born and raised in Illinois and moved to Florida in 2006 to work at the Broward campuses of FAU. He has been working in the IT industry for eight years and joined Student Health Services in 2012. Brian is an FAU graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Engineering Technology.
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Udine Brown
Office Assistant
Udine Brown graduated from Everest University in 2005 with a Paralegal degree. She started working at FAU as a temp at the Karen Slattery Center and then moved to the Registrar's office. Employed by FAU in October 2005, Udine worked at the Controller's Office as a Senior Clerk until April 2008 when she transferred to Student Health as an Office Assistant.
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Maria Rosa
Insurance Specialist
Maria graduated from Florida Career College in 2005 as a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist and has been working in the healthcare field for eight years. She is currently finishing her A.A. at Palm Beach State College and plans to transfer to FAU in the fall to pursue a degree in Business and Administration.
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Cherie Williams
Program Assistant
Cherie Williams grew up in Missouri and graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Elementary Education. She has been with FAU Student Health Services since April 2002.
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Tasha Drummond
Office Manager
Tasha Drummond has been with Student Health Services since 2008 and has worked in the healthcare field for more than nine years. Tasha graduated from Broward Community College in 2007 and is a Florida Atlantic University alumni with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology (’11) and a Master’s degree in Public Administration (’14).
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Carol Santagata
Program Assistant
Carol Santagata graduated from Arthur Angelo’s School of Cosmetology in 1978. She practiced hairdressing for 25 years in Rhode Island, and then worked at a hospital in Providence for two years before moving to Florida. Carol has worked as a Program Assistant at FAU Student Health Services since 2007.
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Jupiter Campus
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Victoria Castle
Program Assistant
Jupiter Campus
Victoria Castle has spent most of her life in NYC and moved to Florida for a warmer and sunnier environment. Her last job was as a Newsroom Coordinator at News 12 the Bronx.
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Lilian Auster
Program Assistant
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Lilian is from Peru and graduated from Ela School of Secretarial Bilingual in 1992. She studied at the Institute for the Development of Business Studies and San Ignacio de Loyola Institute. While a student, she worked as an assistant in a medical office for four years. She has experience as a general administrator, import/export sales manager in a well known import and export company for 11 years.
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Lisa Cha
Program Assistant
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Lisa Cha is originally from New York and graduated from Stony Brook University. She has been with Florida Atlantic University for over four years, starting at the Registrars' Office and now with the Student Health Services Immunization Office.
 Last Modified 1/7/15