Committee Members

UWF’s SEP process was guided by a Strategic Enrollment Planning Council and a Strategic Enrollment Planning Steering Committee. The Council is responsible for overseeing the campus-wide SEP process and establishing the enrollment goals. The Steering Committee consists of representatives from various areas that impact enrollment and facilitate the development of action plans and monitors progress.

Strategic Enrollment Planning Council


  • Align in the plan UWF’s mission, vision, core values and competitive position;
  • Ensure collaborative effort and shared responsibility among key stakeholders;
  • Represent a data-informed, systems approach, that integrally links planning, budgeting, and assessment;
  • Build on UWF’s strengths and clearly identify opportunities for improvement;
  • Establish clear enrollment goals and describe growing enrollments in non-traditional markets;
  • Embody a continuous process of improvement. 

Strategic Enrollment Planning Council

  • Dr. Joffery Gaymon, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Affairs, Chair
  • Dr. Robert Dugan, Dean University Libraries
  • Dr. Brandon Frye, Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students for Student Affairs
  • SGA President
  • Dr. Richard Hough, Faculty Senate President
  • Dr. Michael Huggins, Dean College of Science, Engineering & Health
  • Director of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research
  • Patrice Moorer, Director of Student Retention Initiatives
  • Dr. Tim O’Keefe, Interim Dean, College of Business
  • Dr. Richard Podemski, Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Dr. Susan Stephenson, Vice President Business, Finance, and Facilities
  • Karen Summers, Staff Senate RepresentativeUpdate & Approve
  • Dr. Tom Westcott, Dean of General Studies
  • Dean, College of Education & Professional Studies
  • Dr. Greg Lanier, Dean , University College

Strategic Enrollment Planning Steering Committee


  • Meet on a monthly basis to review data, assess strategies, develop action plans and determine direction.
  • Lead focused planning/implementation activities and workgroups in their respective divisions/units/areas in the development of strategies and corresponding action/support plans.
  • Track measures of the effectiveness of each strategy and action plan identified in the Plan.
  • Track updated information related to new internal and external environmental assessments and projections.
  • Inform the Council of the progress of the SEP and propose changes or adjustments and recommendations regarding its implementation.

Working Group Topics

  • Undergraduate  Enrollment
  • Graduate Enrollment
  • Academic Experience
  • Student Affairs 

SEP Steering Committee Membership

  • Dr. Joffery Gaymon, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Affairs, Co-Chair
  • Director of Strategic Enrollment Planning and Institutional Research, Co-Chair
  • Dr. Vance Burgess, Director, Distance & Continuing Education
  • Katherine Condon, Director of Admissions
  • Leslie Donovan, Director of Student Transition Programs
  • Ann Dziadon, University Registrar
  • Rachel Errington, Director of International Student Office & Study Abroad
  • Geri Genovese, Director of Business Intelligence & Process Automation
  • Shana Gore, Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Amy Little, Assignments and Marketing Coordinator
  • Jeffery Meister, Veteran Services Coordinator & Staff Council Representative
  • Patrice Moorer, Director of Student Retention Initiatives
  • Lindsey Norenberg, Graduate School Director
  • Dr. Kim Leduff, Associate Vice Provost for Equity, Diversity & International Affairs
  • Dr. Christopher Pomory, Associate Professor
  • Susan Shaw, Executive Director Emerald Coast Campus
  • Dr. Susan Stephenson, Vice President Business, Finance, and Facilities
  • Pola Young, Creative Director
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