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2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
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          Administration                         Board of Trustees        


Josef Ghosn, EdD, FACHE

President and CEO 

Karen Benn Marshall, EdD, MS

Senior Vice President of Academics, Provost

Deena Slockett, EdD, RT(R)(M)

Associate Provost of Strategic Enrollment Management

Heather Ferguson, PhD

Associate Provost for Undergraduate and Graduate Education

Ruben Martinez, EdD, RDCS, RVT

Senior Vice President for Finance 

Oleg Kostyuk, PhD

Assistant to the President for Mission Integration  

Lonnie Mixon, MBA, CNMT

Vice President of Marketing and Business Development 

Jennifer Carpenter, JD, SHRM-SCP

Director of Human Resources & Compliance/HR Business Partner 

Julie Vincent, DNP, MBA, RN, CENP

Senior Vice President, Chief Integration Officer

Associates in Administration

Ana-Michelle.Carrington, BS 

Title IX Coordinator

Sharda Sukhu-Gafoor, MSN

Chief Compliance Officer

Erin Simmons, BA

Director of Philanthropy

Joshua Garrido, BS

Dean of Students 

Joe Hawkins,  MS Ed. 

Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation

Janet Calderón, PhD 

Director of Registrar 

Katie Shaw, MS 

Chief Operations Officer for Denver  

Lillian Garrido, BA 

Director of Admissions 

Amanda Hayes, BS 

Director of Student Experience 

Grayson Goodman, BSBA 

Controller/Director of Business Office 

Daisy Tabachow, BA 

Director of Financial Aid 

Travis Wooley, MS 

Director for Information Technology 

Lori Polizzi,  

Director of Echelon 

Neal Smith, JD 

Director of the R.A. Williams Library 

Eric Cadiente, BS 

Director of Marketing and Public Relations 

Kelvin Santana, BS 

Director of Recruitment  

Board of Trustees

The following individuals were elected to the Board of Trustees by the College constituency. Further information about them, their activities, and their connection with ADU may be obtained by contacting them directly. Each member’s position on the Board, as well as his or her occupation, appears after his or her name.

Randy Haffner

Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, AdventHealth/Central Florida Division

Ronald C. Smith

Vice Chair of the Board, President, Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists (SDA)

Josef Ghosn

Secretary, President & CEO, AdventHealth University

Diane Andrews

Director of the Nursing Leadership and Management

Olesea Azevedo

Senior VP/Chief Human Resources Officer for AdventHealth

Kathleen Clem

Professor - Dpt of Emergency Medicine, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine

Des Cummings

PhD. MDiv. and Honorary D.H. Ed, from AHU

Arelis E. Diaz

Director of the Office of the President, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Daryl Dixon

CEO/Co-Founder, Valintry Services

Todd Goodman

Chief Financial Officer, AdventHealth/Orlando

Gerald Hubbell

Owner, Hubbell Funeral Home and Crematory

Jeffrey Kuhlman

Senior VP/Associate Chief Medical Officer, AdventHealth/Orlando

Andrea Luxton

Director, Higher Education, North American Division

Allan Machado

President, Florida Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (SDA)

Lamata Mitchell

Former Chief Learning Officer, AdventHealth

Rachel Miles

Chief Nursing Officer, AdventHealth Colorado/Denver

David Ottati

President/CEO, AdventHealth/ West Florida Division

Sy Saliba

Director of Programs for AdventHealth Leadership Institute 

Shannon Stewartson

Chief Executive Officer, Orthopedic Clinic of Daytona Beach

Thomas Werner

Past President, AdventHealth/Trustees Emeritus