Senior Leadership Team


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Dr. Joffery Gaymon
Vice President of Enrollment and Student Affairs

Joffery Gaymon currently serves as the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Affairs. Responsible for directing recruitment and admissions, financial aid, records and registration, and campus wide enrollment management oversight, Gaymon joined UWF in July 2013 as the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Affairs.

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Dr. Jim Hurd
Sr. Associate Vice President

Dr. Jim Hurd has been engaged in student affairs work since his sophomore year at North Georgia College and State University when he discovered the joy of being a student union building manager and student leader in the campus activity board.

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Dr. Brandon Frye
Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

Dr. Brandon Frye began working at the University of West Florida (UWF) in February 2013 and currently serves as Associate Vice President and Dean of Students within the Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs. In this role he is responsible for the oversight and management of the following units/services: Dean of Students Office, Student Case Management Services, Office of Students Rights and Responsibilities, Student Involvement, and Recreation, Sports and Wellness. Dr. Frye serves as the Chief Conduct Officer for UWF. Additionally, he serves as Chair of the Campus Care Team and is a Deputy Title IX Coordinator.

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Cindy Harigel
Director of Budgets

Ms. Harigel has been at UWF since 2009. She oversees divisional operations to include the fiscal and policy management, purchasing, and staffing and development.

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Michele Manassah
Executive Director for Counseling and Health Services

Michele Manassah joined UWF in August 2018 and currently serves as the Executive Director for Counseling and Health Services. In this role, she is responsible for the comprehensive leadership, vision and direction, effective management, supervision, and day-to-day administration of the Counseling Center and Student Health Services.