Union Staff

Union Staff

Memorial Union – Administration Office

Michele GrabExecutive Director, Memorial Union480-965-5310memorialunion@asu.edu
Emmery LedinAdministrative Secretary, Memorial Union
Lara KlinknerAssistant Director, Special Projects  

Business Accounting Office

The Memorial Union Business Accounting Office is located on the Mezzanine level and is responsible for administrative, financial, and human resources functions. It handles the processing of accounts payable and receivable for MU departments and programs including: Event and Meeting Services, Sparky’s Den, Business Partners, Student Organizations, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Changemaker Central.

Heidi McGowanBusiness Operations Manager, Memorial Union480-965-5310memorialunion@asu.edu
Jill SoronsonAccountant
Maria BellamyAccountant
Karin MoenAccounting Specialist480-965-2454
Gabriela ArmentaHR Specialist480-965-5819

Student Organizations and Programming

Student Organizations and Programming work to advise, support, inspire, and empower our over 1,000 student organizations to meet and exceed their own expectations. We are creating and maintaining a framework that empowers students and student organizations to take full control of their events and organizations, in turn giving them tangible and real world leadership experiences.

Ben DavisAssociate Director, Memorial Union, Student Programs and Campus Events480-965-9665 
Anika HutchinsonAssistant Director, Student Organizations 
Kimberly ScattonCoordinator Sr., Student Organizations and Programming 
VacantCoordinator, Student Organizations and Programmingmuprograms@asu.edu
VacantStudent Activity Advisor, Student Organizations and Programming 
Karen StepanekStudent Activity Advisor, Student Organizations and Programming
Tony BrandtTech Specialist, Student Pavilion 
Christine ScolinosManagement Internpabassist@asu.edu
Austin ShipleyManagement Intern
Shea ZiccarelliManagement Internmuprograms@asu.edu
Tessie BrackenManagement Intern
Erika CarreraManagement Intern

Changemaker Central Tempe

Changemaker Central @ ASU is a student-led and student-run initiative that exists to provide the opportunities and resources to inspire, catalyze and sustain student-driven social change. Visit our website at changemaker.asu.edu or one of the four locations on each of ASU’s campuses to learn more about how you can get involved and turn your passion into action through community service, entrepreneurship, service learning, and entrepreneurship.

Michelle Lyons-MayerAssistant Director, Memorial Union, Entrepreneurship and Service Initiatives480-965-0305changemaker@asu.edu
Jasmine SmallsCoordinator Senior, Memorial Union, Entrepreneurship and Service Initiatives
Kendon JungStudent Involvement Coordinator
Zakary GhaliManagement Intern, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Martine GarciaManagement Intern, Special Projects
Breanna GhostoneManagement Intern, Service

Event and Meeting Services/ Operations

The Memorial Union serves as the primary meeting center on the campus of Arizona State University for registered student organizations, campus departments, and, at limited times of the year, organizations and businesses from the larger community. Event and Meeting Services schedules the designated "meeting and/or event" space in the MU and dedicated portions of Cady, Orange, and Tyler Malls, Palm Walk, Student Services Lawn, and Hayden Lawn. Event and Meeting Services is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. during breaks.

Jeff RenselAssociate Director, Event and Meeting Services / Operations480-965-3406mureservations@asu.edu
Brittany LumpCoordinator, Event and Meeting Services / Operations
Josh DiazCoordinator, Operations
Judy SchroederProgram Manager, Event and Meeting Services
Becky SteinmetzEvent Coordinator, Event and Meeting Services
Collen EllsworthEvent Coordinator, Event and Meeting Services
Steven CoonceBuilding Manager Supervisor480-965-8426
Matt DavisEvent Assistant Supervisor480-965-8426
Mitchell KenderInformation Desk Supervisor / Sparky's Den Supervisor480-965-5728
Kori DowellManagement Intern, Student Pavilion 


The Memorial Union Facilities Team provides services for the Memorial Union, including upkeep, infrastructure, and building components. This includes all plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The facility team responds to maintenance requests, and trouble calls, helps to manage the custodial business partners, and performs minor renovations.

Ivan LybargerSupervisor, Facilities Management/ University Housing480-965-5728memorialunion@asu.edu
Dan LinckGeneral Maintenance Supervisor
Mike LandrithGeneral Maintenance
Terry Steiber

General Maintenance


Vance Dugi

Sexual Violence Prevention

Kimberly FrickProgram Manager480-965-9401Kimberly.Frick@asu.edu
Tuong-Vi LeHealth Educator Tuong-Vi.Le@asu.edu
Katherine HoflandProgram Coordinator Katherine.Hofland@asu.edu
Mercedes AndersonManagement Intern Mercedes.Anderson@asu.edu