Staff Biographies

Student Union Administration

Larry Faerman, Ph.D.
Director of Student Union

Background: Larry is the Director of Student Union effective July 1, 2011. He currently serves as the Director of Event Planning & Union Programs at the Boca Raton campus of FAU, a position he has held since August 2010. Larry has been at FAU since 1999, most recently in the position of Assistant Director of Housing for Residential Life

Larry is a proud alumnus of Florida Atlantic University graduating with his Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership in 2009. He is also an Associate Graduate Faculty with the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology within the College of Education. He involves himself in many campus committees and initiatives including Weeks of Welcome and Homecoming. Larry believes the Student Union is not just a facility, but the “living room” of FAU and is excited to be a piece of the home away from home for all who visit.

Mary Davis
Fiscal Assistant, Student Union


Background: Mary joined the Student Union staff as the fiscal assistant in March of 2013 after 6 years in the accounts payable division of the Controller’s office.  She also worked in the College of Education as a grant coordinator from 2001 – 2004. Mary is a proud alumnus of Florida Atlantic University; graduating with her BA in Communications in 2005. She is an avid sports fan and season ticket holder for OWL football.  She proud to be part of the Student Union and a part of its’ ever growing and expanding role in the lives of all who work, study and visit FAU.

 

Tony Moschetti
Supervisor, Custodial Services, Student Union

Responsibilities:  Supervision and management of all custodial operations for the Student Union, and oversight of specialized building maintenance and operations.

Background:  Tony has worked at FAU for over six years and is the custodial supervisor. FAU is the first university at which he has worked, and he truly enjoys the environment. He refers to his work environment as friendly and shows his joy each day that he is here. Toni is a team leader and an excellent coordinator.

Mark A. Anthony
Maintenance Supervisor, Student Union

Responsibilities:  Coordinate all Minor Projects submitted through Facilities and Planning.  Respond to all maintenance related work orders.

Background: Mark recently transferred to the student union after spending the last five years working as the maintenance superintendent for the FAU housing department.  Mark is an honorable discharged decorated veteran of the United States Navy.  He is truly enjoying his new role at the student union and he is looking forward to being a part of the dynamic growth and development of F.A.U.

Student Union Programs

  Lauren Adamo
Associate Director, Programs

Background: Lauren joined the Student Union staff in August 2011 as the Assistant Director for Events. Her main responsibilities included the oversight of Event Planning and Operations as well as Union Programming. Lauren's current role is Associate Director for Programs includes a variety of union and nonunion related responsibilities including but not limited to programming and marketing, events, human resources, and training and staff development.

Lauren has been at FAU since 2007, and was previously in the position of Coordinator for the department of Housing for Residential Life. Lauren is a proud alumnus of the University of Central Florida graduating with her Master degree in Higher Education Leadership in 2005. She is equally as proud to be currently enrolled in the doctoral program here at Florida Atlantic University furthering her studies in the field of Higher Education Leadership. Lauren is excited to have the opportunity to work with students and bring the STUDENT back into the Student Union, after all…this is “Where it All Begins”!

Jenna English

Graduate Assistant, Marketing and Events

Background: Jenna is a recent graduate from Florida Atlantic University and is continuing her education by pursuing a Masters degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing. She has previously interned with the FAU Student Union during her undergraduate career and has experience in creating advertisements and helping student organizations plan events. Jenna enjoys all aspects of Marketing and event planning and has now returned as a Graduate Assistant. She is devoted to helping you with all your marketing and event needs!

Melissa Rosado

Coordinator, Programs

Background: Melissa Rosado serves as the Coordinator of Programs at the Student Union on the Boca Raton Campus. Her main responsibilities include implementation of all Student Union Programs, coordination of the “FAU After Dark” late night programing initiative, assisting with FAU’s Green Market as well as non-union related responsibilities such as collaborating and unifying student staff development and training efforts.  Melissa received a B.A.in Theatre from Eckerd College and a Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, with a concentration in Conflict Resolution, from Nova Southeastern University. Melissa has worked with students in various capacities such as event planning, leadership coaching and training, and will continue to do so in her role as the advisor for Student Union Productions (S.U.P.) and faculty advisor of Pi Kappa Phi. Melissa is excited to bring engaging, diverse and student centered programs to cultivate and enrich student life at the Student Union.

Event Planning Office

Kyle Johnson

Assistant Director, Event Planning

Background: Kyle Johnson serves as the Assistant Director of Event Planning at the Student Union on the Boca Raton Campus. He comes from the Davie Campus where he worked for 10+ years at the Student Wellness Center and was responsible for the campus recreation and health promotion programs for the three FAU Broward Campuses. Kyle received his Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from Florida Atlantic University and a Master's Degree in Sports Management from Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Johnson has always enjoyed educating students about healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices.

Alex Bentzon

Event Planning, Intern

Background: Alex began working at the Student Union in the Fall of 2013. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Public Communication combined with a minor in Hospitality Management and an International Business Certificate. During her time at FAU, Alex has been a student athlete and studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain during the Fall of 2012. Her experiences have broadened her understanding of people and strengthened her passion to help others. As an intern, Alex is working in the Event Planning office assisting as an event manager along with various other roles. She looks forward to helping students plan and execute their meeting and events throughout the year, while gaining more experience in the field.

Keven Allen Jr.
Coordinator, Operations

Responsibilities: Oversees the entire student staff which includes Set Crew, Customer Service Representative, and Operations Managers.

Background: Keven is an advocate for student development and leadership. With 5 years worth of experience in Student Union operations, Keven utilizes the avenue of student employment as a toll for leadership development. He is a proud graduate of Florida State University with a bachelor's degree and is currently enrolled in graduate studies in the field of Higher Education.

 

Pamela Michalski

Coordinator, Event Planning

Background: Pamela began working at the Student Union as a Graduate Assistant in July of 2012. She graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. Pamela received her Master’s in Higher Education Leadership at Florida Atlantic University in Fall 2013 and became employed as a full time Coordinator shortly after than. She enjoys planning programs and always looks forward to chatting with students in the Union.

Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium

Danell McKeel
Auditorium House Manager, Student Union

Reponsibilities:  Management of Kaye Auditorium House Staff and volunteer ushers.  Oversight of front-of-house operations for the Auditorium.

Background: Danell has worked at FAU for fifteen years in the Student Union and Kaye Auditorium.  She has extensive knowledge of the Auditorium operations, policies, and capabilities, as well as knowledge of the box office.   Danell’s years of experience, and connections to the campus and community make her a valuable asset for customers, staff, and students.   The way in which the Auditorium brings the campus and community together is one of Danell’s favorite parts of working at FAU. 

Arnold "Woody" Dolan
Auditorium Technical Production Specialist, Student Union

Responsibilities:  Production supervision for events in the Kaye Auditorium and other events in the Student Union.

Background:   Arnold (Woody) Doland has worked in the Student Union for nine years.  Prior to that, he was the Technical Director for the Musicana Supper Club in Boca Raton.   Woody has developed his passion of lighting and sound design for working as a private contractor for schools, theaters, and concert tours.  Originally, Arnold is from Chicago but has lived and worked in South Florida since 1980.  The expansion of FAU as an institution is one thing that Woody has enjoyed being a part of in the past nine years.



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