Office of Academic Affairs Staff
Graduate Admissions Specialist, CHHSFrances (Frannie) Dove is the Graduate Admissions Specialist for the College of Health and Human Services. In her role, she supports the recruitment efforts for all graduate programs and provides guidance and support to students from pre-admission through graduation.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, CHHSDr. Kimberly Holmes is the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, overseeing the functional areas of admissions, academic advising, and student engagement in the college. Throughout her career, Kimberly has been committed to expanding access to higher education and improving outcomes for students from a range of backgrounds. She has specific experience in college student retention initiatives, first year student transitions, academic advising, graduate student programming, assessment, and undergraduate research programs.
Academic Advisor, CHHSIbrahim Kargbo is an Academic Advisor for undergraduate students in the College of Health and Human Services. He earned his B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in International Health and Policy (2010) and Master of Public Health (2012) at George Mason University. He completed a postbaccalaureate science program in 2018 and was awarded an Intramural Research Training Fellowship at the National Institute of Health in 2017.
Administrative Assistant, Office of Student AffairsIrene Knoepfel is the Administrative Assistant in the Office of Student Affairs at the College of Health and Human Services. In her role, Irene focuses on ensuring that CHHS students, visitors, faculty, and staff have a positive experience through consistent staffing, regular communication, and efficient processes at the front desk in the Office of Student Affairs.
Admission Specialist, CHHSMagnolia Morales started her journey of working at George Mason University in 2019. Prior to working at George Mason University, she obtained years of medical and management experience. She began at the Office of Student Affairs as an Administrative Assistant. She is currently an Admission Specialist at the College of Health and Human Services, where she reviews applications involving the Nursing Programs.
Academic Advisor, CHHSMaria Perez is an Academic Advisor in the Office of Student Affairs within the College of Health & Human Services. She joined the college in January 2017. Previously, Maria worked with Mason's Office of Admissions, working primarily with transfer and international students.
Undergraduate Coordinator for Admissions and Recruitment, CHHSJennifer Sawyer has been with George Mason University since 2017 as the Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator in the Office of Student Affairs.
Academic Advisor, CHHSChris Williams is an Academic Advisor in the Office of Student Affairs within the College of Health & Human Services. He joined the college in February 2020.