Office of the President

Proenza Luis M. Proenza

Campbell JacksonCandace Campbell Jackson
VP & Chief of Staff

Paul Herold, March 2012Paul A. Herold
Special Assistant to the President;
Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Zacharias 2008Christine E. Zacharias
Sr Exec Admin Asst to Pres

Zaratsian 2008Dana M. Zaratsian
Sr Exec Administrative Asst

Gessel 2008Cindy L. Gessel
Sr Exec Administrative Asst

Buchtel Hall interns

Joe Ryan

Joe Ryan is a Political Science major specializing in American Law, Courts, and Politics. He hopes to further his education after obtaining his undergrad from The University of Akron by attending graduate school to get his Master’s Degree in Urban Studies. He would one day like to work for the City of Akron in the department of Planning and Urban Development. In his free time, Joe enjoys camping, being around his family, and playing his guitar.

Nolan Procter

Nolan Procter is a Sport Management major and a proud member of The University of Akron’s football team. Upon graduating, Nolan would like to become a graduate assistant while he pursues a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He hopes to become a coach and an Athletic Director. Nolan’s hobbies include cycling and tending to his turtles. He enjoys attending church, coaching, and working with the youth. Nolan mentors a group of young men who range in age from ten to sixteen.

Houston Southard 

Houston Southard is a Psychology Major with a minor in  Biology. Upon graduating, he hopes to continue his educational career by attending the Northeast Ohio Medical University. A native of Broadview Heights, Houston graduated from North Royalton High School where he golfed at the varsity level for the Bears. An avid golfer, Houston continues to play regularly. Before attending The University of Akron, he worked as an EMT for the Cleveland Clinic.

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