Our Staff

We are happy to assist you with your academic advising and success needs.

Our office is open Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. We look forward to hearing from you.

Image of six staff members: Peter C., Andrea G., Jamie F., Sinai F., Chrystal Hl, Robert V.
Peter, Andrea, Jamie, Sinai, Chrystal, Robert

Chrystal Helmcke, Director


  • Advises students pursuing degrees in Audio Production, Communication Studies, Music Production, Video Production, and for those who are undeclared/undecided
  • Coordination of accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Academic Success consulting
  • Book an appointment with Chrystal here.

Jamie Froebe, Advising Specialist


  • Advises students pursuing degrees in Biology, Computer Science, Educational Studies, Environmental Science, Exercise Science, Nursing, and User Experience Design
  • Academic Success consulting
  • Book an appointment with Jamie here.

Robert Vinje, Advising Specialist


  • Advises students pursuing degrees in Business Administration, English, Intercultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Management, Marketing, Pastoral Ministries, Psychology, Worship and Music Studies, and Youth, Children, and Family Ministries.
  • Academic Success consulting
  • Book an appointment with Robert here.

Peter Carlson, Director of Career Services



  • Guides students through the transition of moving into, through, and out of higher education
  • Assists students in the identification and application of strengths, passions, skills, and experiences
  • Connects current students and alumni in order to promote networking leading to vocational opportunities
  • Provides personal coaching sessions for students to build their resume, prepare for interviews, discover interests and become more self-aware. Book an appointment here.

Sinai Flores, Advising Student Worker



  • Provides general support to the operations of the advising office including scheduling advising appointments, updating student records, etc.

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