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Ken Brill - kenbrill@augustana.edu

Director of Student Life and Leadership

Ken Brill is Associate Dean of Students at Augustana College, where he serves as Director of Student Life and Leadership & New Student Orientation while supervising Campus Recreation, Multicultural Programming and Greek Life. He began working for Augustana College in the fall of 1985 and became the Director of the Office of Student Life and Leadership in 1986. Ken supervises all operations of the Office of Student Life and Leaderhip including the Stident Life Programming Board, Multicultural Programming Board, and Greek Life.

Education
Master's Degree from the University of Iowa
Bachelor's Degree from Augustana College

Primary Areas of Responsibility
Student Life Programming Board (SLPB)
Multicultural Programming Board (MPB)
Leadership Programming (EMERGE & Delta Series)

Ken is actively involved with the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) where he served on the Board of Directors (2007-2010) and as Association Treasurer (2009-2010).  He is an active member of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) and the Association for Fraternity Advisers (AFA). 

Ken frequently facilitates programs and workshops at regional and national conventions. He has been published in NACA's Campus Activities Programming Magazine.  His most recent articles include: "Steps to Individual Excellence" (September, 2007), which offers student activities professionals a resource and assessment instrument identifying the ideal performance characteristics associated with excellence in professional practice; and, "Competency Guide for College Student Leaders: Focus on Event Management" (October, 2009), which outlines the skills and competencies necessary to be an effective event planner. 

Ken received the highest honor in the former NACA Illiana Region, the Janet Carl Smith Award, in 2000 and was inducted into the Campus Activities Hall of Fame in 2008.

 

Katey Bignall - kateybignall@augustana.edu

Assistant Director Life and Leadership/Coordinator of Greek Life

Katey Bignall serves as the Assistant Director of Student Life and Leadership and Coordinator for Greek Life. Katey oversees fraternity and sorority life on-campus, advises the Dance Marathon, Awareness Week Committees, supervises the OSL Tech Team and Marketing Staff and coordinates community outreach programs including service projects.

Education

Master's Degree from University of Central Missouri
Bachelor's Degree from Concordia College

Primary Areas of Responsibility
Greek Life
Greek Judicial and Standards Board
Order of Omega
OSL Marketing Staff
OSL Tech Team

 

Schary SantAmour - scharysantamour@augustana.edu

Office Secretary

Schary supervises the student secretary staff, assists in supervising the multicultural house staff and can help answer most of the questions concerning OSL.  She also supports the rest of the OSL staff, Greek life, SLPB, and MPB in all areas of programming.
 
Schary received her B.S. degree in Business Administration and Marketing from St. Ambrose University.  She worked for Amana Refrigeration as an Account Representative in Ohio and then for Sony Playstation for many years.  For the past ten years, she has been the managing partner of Mature Focus, a local "senior" magazine originally started by her parents twenty years ago.  She began working at the Office of Student Activities in November, 2009.