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New Staff and Faculty - Notable Changes

Oct 29, 2012

Welcome to Pacific

Tara Atkinson is a new registrar technician at Pacific McGeorge School of Law.

Sharon "Shim" Lacy is a new administrative assistant III in the Office of the Provost.

Priscilla Meckley-Archuleta is the new director of the Office of Capital Planning and Space Management in the division of Business and Finance. In this new position, Meckley-Archuleta will help align space and facility resources to the strategic plan, develop and implement a space planning and utilization plan, and oversee, on behalf of the vice president, a portfolio of capital construction and renovation projects.   Prior Pacific, Meckley-Archuleta worked in facility planning and management in higher education and other nonprofit settings. She has degrees in architecture and facility planning and management from Penn State.

Notable Changes

Rob Brodnick to Change Roles
Rob Brodnick, associate vice president for planning and innovation, announced that he will transition to a part-time position with Pacific in order to pursue professional opportunities in innovation and planning. Brodnick has overseen strategic planning, institutional research, analytics and innovation initiatives at Pacific since 2000. He will continue to support the implementation of Pacific's strategic plan and the introduction of data analytics through early 2013 at President Eibeck's request. He will be at Pacific three days a week effective November 1st, and will continue projects with the University on a contract basis after February 1, 2013.

An active presenter and facilitator, Brodnick is a board member of the Association for Managers of Innovation. He will become the AMI's Operations Director & Learning Designer later this month. He is also active with the Society for College and University Planning and was honored in 2009 with SCUP's award for Institutional Innovation and Integration. Brodnick has served University of the Pacific well for the past twelve years.  He established Pacific's Office for Institutional Research and its enrollment management team when he joined the University. He has implemented new processes for enrollment projections, registration, data management, space management, peer comparisons, assessment and other systems. Brodnick established an annual $50,000 Innovation Fund and designed the processes that led to the University's two most recent strategic planning efforts, Pacific Rising and Pacific 2020.

Emmanual Boyd transferred from manager of the Pediatric Clinic to manager of Insurance Services at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

Vanessa Bricker 

transferred from manager of Clinical Sciences to interdisciplinary manager, OMFS/Implant Clinic.

Scott Heaton , director of Support Services, was promoted to assistant vice president for Business and Finance as of October 1. Heaton joined the University in 1985, and, after serving as deputy director of Physical Plant for several years, was promoted to director of Support Services in 2006.  In addition to providing direction for the maintenance and operation of the Stockton campus facilities, Heaton oversees of the care of the beautiful 175-acre campus grounds and provides significant leadership in University sustainability initiatives and planning for new and renovated facilities. 

David Giraldo, administrative assistant in Clinical Sciences, was hired as manager of Clinical Sciences at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. 

Kristina Mamou-Marionneaux transferred from the Sterilization and Dispensing Department to the Emergency Clinic in the role of Dental Assistant  at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

Jol Manilay , deputy chief investment officer in Business and Finance, was promoted to director of Treasury Management and chief investment officer on August 1, following the retirement of Larry Brehm.  In this capacity, Manilay oversees the short- and long-term investments of the University, including the endowment, maintains banking and related relationships, and provides key expertise and support in the University's strategic financial planning.  Manilay joined the University in 2006 after several years at Mellon Capital Management in San Francisco.  He has an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and a master's degree in finance from Boston College.

Ken Mullen, University controller, was promoted to associate vice president for Business and Finance. The position was formerly held by Larry Brehm, who retired this past year.  As vice president, Mullen will continue to serve as controller and assume responsibility for overseeing the Office of Student Business Services (Student Accounts) and will also serve as acting vice president for Business and Finance in the vice president's absence.  Mullen joined the University in July, 2011, after several years of in a similar role at Elon University in North Carolina. He has an undergraduate degree an MBA from the University of Toledo in Ohio.

Jeff Ross has transferred from the Office of Information Technology to College of the Pacific as Technical Support Specialist II.

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