Jacquelyn Sims

Title: Registrar

Phone: 703-993-2471

Groups: Fairfax Campus, Communications Committee

Position: Senior Operations Specialist

Current Department: Office of the University Registrar

Joined Mason in: 2017

I love working at Mason because I love being a part of a community that prides itself on diversity and inclusion.

I joined the Staff Senate to connect with and advocate for my fellow colleagues.

Ashley Marshall-Lanier

Title: ADVANCE

Phone: 73-993-6167

Groups: Fairfax Campus, Communications Committee

Position: Academic Coach

Current Department: ADVANCE

Previous Department: Intercollegiate Athletics

Joined Mason in 2007 and again in 2020

I love Mason because it gives me an opportunity to network with lots of different people and also build relationships with other women who are balancing work and life.

I joined the Staff Senate because I believe a voice is only as powerful as one uses it and I am charged to use mine to help effect change and discuss the possibility of change for staff here at George Mason University.

April Lopez

Title: Division of Special Education and disAbility Research

Phone: 703-993-4172

Groups: Fairfax Campus, Communications Committee

Position: Administrative Assistant to the Director

Current Department: Division of Special Education and disAbility Research, CEHD

Joined Mason in: 2019

I love working at Mason because of the diversity of voices all working in their own way towards a common goal of continually advancing the university. At Mason, the whole is definitely greater than the sum of the parts!

I joined the Staff Senate because I wanted to broaden my knowledge of the workings of the institution, to advocate for my colleagues throughout the university, and to collaborate with other senators and others across the campuses to work for the benefit of the whole of Mason.

Melissa Hallman

Title: Fiscal Service

Phone: 703-993-1357

Groups: Fairfax Campus, Awards and Engagement Committee

Position: HR Specialist & Liaison

Current Department: Fiscal Service

Previous Departments I have worked for: COS GGS

Joined Mason in: April 2021

I love working at Mason because: on my very first day, it was apparent to me that Mason cares about its people, even if it isn’t always great at communicating it.

I joined the Staff Senate because: I want to be an agent for change and ensure the most equitable and inclusive work environment for all Mason Staff. Mason has so much potential, and I want to ensure that staff are a part of the great things to come.

Susan Brionez

Title: School of Dance

Phone: 703-993-1114

Groups: Fairfax Campus, Events Committee

Elizabeth Barnfield

Title: College of Engineering and Computing

Phone: 703-993-6415

Groups: Communications Committee, Fairfax Campus

Position: Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Current Department: College of Engineering and Computing Dean’s Office

Joined Mason in 2019

I love Mason because I get to work with an amazing team of coworkers who go above and beyond every day to support Mason’s sincere commitment to innovation and inclusiveness.

I joined the Staff Senate because I want to make sure that staff are well-informed on issues that affect our work lives and empowered to advocate for our own interests.

Nikki Smith Acierto

Title: University Business Consulting, Operations & Business Services

Phone: (571) 438-9787

Groups: Executive Committee, Events Committee, Fairfax Campus

Position: Consultant

Current Department: University Business Consulting

Joined Mason in 2021

I love working at Mason because it gives me the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team of consultants who care about Mason’s mission and the students we serve. I’m constantly learning and meeting new people across the campuses!

Joined the Staff Senate in 2022

I joined the Staff Senate because I am excited to help support and build a community where staff can thrive and where we feel represented in decision-making.

Stacey Remick-Simkins

Groups: Executive Committee, Awards and Engagement Committee, Fairfax Campus

Steven Lindner

Title: Information Technology Services

Phone: 703-993-3438

Groups: Events Committee, Fairfax Campus

Position Title: Systems Imaging Tech II

Current Department: Computing Services ITS

Joined Mason 2018 as staff; Mason Alumni 2015

I love Mason because of the diversity and community that comes with being a part of the University.

I joined Staff Senate in 2021

I joined because I wanted to be a voice for colleagues and an active participant in what makes Mason move forward.

Stephen serves on the Events Committee.

Will Gautney

Title: Center for the Arts

Phone: 703-993-6174

Groups: Communications Committee, Fairfax Campus

Position Title: Assistant Master Electrician

Current Department: Center for the Arts, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Joined Mason as wage in 2013, classified in 2018

I love Mason because of the people. They are our best asset, and it’s through their hard work that we can help students and faculty grow.

I joined Staff Senate in 2021

I joined because I want to help advocate for the members of our hourly, wage, and other non-traditional staff who often do not have a voice.