Lola Loustaunau, Graduate Student Employee
Lola primarily works assisting LERC faculty on different research projects. She also collaborates providing assistance when needed in other LERC activities, such as conferences, trainings, summer school, etc.,
Deb Mailander, Department Manager
Deb is LERC’s Department Manager and primary office management contact for LERC. She is responsible for personnel matters, budget oversight, personal service contracts, pre-award grant administration, facilities and IT matters, and other general departmental administration. Deb also contributes to special research and planning projects.
Leigh Roberts, Public Information Assistant
Leigh is responsible for preparing communications about LERC for both University of Oregon and external audiences. These include printed materials such as program brochures and reports, as well as electronic newsletters, press releases, and managing our website and social media content. Leigh also is the staff coordinator for many of LERC’s larger open enrollment and residential programs.
Nikki Rudiger, Program Specialist
Nikki is the Portland Office’s administrative assistant. She coordinates the Portland faculty’s education and outreach programs. Nikki helps develop and prepare materials for programs and grant-funded projects as well. She also oversees the day to day operations of the office.
Jennifer Smith, Program Specialist
Jenn is LERC’s program assistant and coordinates many of the education and outreach programs for the Eugene office. She also provides administrative support for grants and other special projects and maintains the LERC library. Jenn helps prepare PowerPoint presentations and course materials.