About Us

The Office of Family Programs (OFP) is housed out in Student Transition Programs within the Division of Student Affairs. OFP strives to develop relationships and provide support to parents and families and is a centralized resource and liaison between UWF and parents and families.

OFP dedicated to providing consistent communication, and effective parent-centered and student-focused programming that fosters a healthy partnership between parents and families and the university. We hope to provide a welcomed outlet for parents and families to become active members of the UWF community.

OFP Goals:

  1. Establish partnerships between parents and families and UWF through increased communication.
  2. Provide resources to parents and families to encourage their students' development and success.
  3. Educate families about UWF and the services and opportunities available for students.
Leslie Donovan

Leslie Donovan

Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Favorite Area on Campus: Center for Fine & Performing Arts (CFPA) by the fountains
Favorite Quote: “Want what you have and you will always have what you want.”
Email: ldonovan@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 473-7300


Tasha Talton

Assistant Director
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Favorite Area on Campus: Beautiful flower pathway leading up to Building 10.
Favorite Quote: “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~Barack Obama, Feb 5, 2008
Email: ttalton@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 474-2079

Keaton West.

Keaton West

Hometown: Allen, Texas
Favorite Area on Campus: Center for Fine and Performing Arts
Favorite Quote: “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
Email: kwest@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 474-2679

Rebecca Stauffacher.

Rebecca Stauffacher

Office Specialist
 Spanish Fort, Alabama
Favorite Area on Campus: Ralph "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex
Favorite Quote: "Worry is not only fruitless, but it steals our joy and jams our radar, keeping us from receiving the answers we need." -From the book He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear the Voice of God by Priscilla C. Shirer
Email: rstauffacher@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 473-7229