Faculty & Staff

Trinka Messenheimer, Ed.D.

Position: Director and Professor
Phone: 419-372-7395
Email: trinka@bgsu.edu
Address: 453 Education


Brenda Joy

Position: Sr. Secretary
Phone: 419-372-7259
Email: bljoy@bgsu.edu
Address: 451 Education

Cathy S. Wagner

Position: Sr. Administrative Secretary
Phone: 419-372-7358
Email: cwagner@bgsu.edu
Address: 449 Education


Robin DuFresne, Ph.D., LPCC, NCC, ACS

Position: Clinical Mental Health/School Counseling Coordinator, Assistant Teaching Professor
Phone: 419-372-7282
Email: rdufres@bgsu.edu
Address: 419 Education

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Beth Gilfillan, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7312
Email: gilfile@bgsu.edu
Address: 420 Education


Marlise R. Lonn, Ph.D., NCC

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7258
Email: mlonn@bgsu.edu
Address: 418 Education

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J.P. Oehrtman, Ph.D., LPSC

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7304
Email: joehrtm@bgsu.edu
Address: 436 Education

Dr. Marlise Lonn

Jared S. Rose, Ph.D., LPCC, NCC

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-9848
Email: jsrose@bgsu.edu
Address: 430 Education

Special Education


Kristi Borcherdt, M.Ed.

Position: Lecturer/Undergraduate Intervention Specialist Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-7280
Email: kborche@bgsu.edu
Address: 422 Education


Kimberly A. Christensen, M.Ed.

Position: Sr. Lecturer/ I.E.C. Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-7299
Email: kchris@bgsu.edu
Address: 403 Education

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David D. Hampton, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-6924
Email: hamptod@bgsu.edu
Address: 443 Education

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Lisa Handyside, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7286
Email: dmlisa@bgsu.edu
Address: 426 Education


Brittany Joseph, M.Ed.

Position: Assistant Teaching Professor and the Graduate Assistive Technology Program Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-0253
Email: bjoseph@bgsu.edu
Address: 424 Education


Starr Keyes, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7296
Email: skeyes@bgsu.edu
Address: 414 Education

Ashley McCoy, Ph.D., BCBA

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7319
Email: mccoyar@bgsu.edu
Address: 412 Education


Mariana Mereoiu, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7300
Email: mmereoi@bgsu.edu
Address: 434 Education

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William F. Morrison, Ed.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7281
Email: fmorris@bgsu.edu
Address: 419 Education

Alicia Mrachko

Alicia A. Mrachko, Ph.D., BCBA

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7298
Email: mrachka@bgsu.edu
Address: 427 Education


Jeanne Novak, Ph.D.

Position: Professor/Secondary Transition Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-6826
Email: jnovak@bgsu.edu
Address: 413 Education

Rebecca Sidders

Position: Assistant Teaching Professor
Phone: 419-372-7405
Email: rsidder@bgsu.edu
Address: 425 Education


Brooks Vostal, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7278
Email: bvostal@bgsu.edu
Address: 405A Education

Megan Wilson

Position: Instructor/Autism Spectrum Disorder Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-7311
Email: mrwilso@bgsu.edu
Address: 440 Education