Dean's Office Directory



Ben ogles
Benjamin M. Ogles
Dean, College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Professor of Psychology

990-C KMBL
(801) 422-2083

Associate Deans

Dave Nelson
David A. Nelson ​
Associate Dean, Development
Professor of Family Life
​Faculty l​eaves, Research Awards and Grants, Chair-Marjorie Pay Hinckley Endowed Chair​ Committee, Mary Lou Fulton Student Mentored Research Conference, College Space, Reviews for Institutes and Centers.

990-A KMBL
(801) 422-3016
Laura Walker Padilla
Laura Padilla-Walker
Associate Dean, Faculty Evaluation
Professor of Family Life
College Rank and Status, Faculty profile, University Awards, University Faculty Development meeting, Stewardship Interviews, Computing Services, Capital Equipment.

990-D KMBL
(801) 422-9053
Sam Otterstron
Samuel M. Otterstrom
Associate Dean, Curriculum & Teaching
Professor of Geography​
Academic advisement, academic scheduling, AIM Access, American Heritage, assessment, graduate studies, student complaints, writing instruction, University and College Curriculum Council.

990-Q KMBL
(801) 422-7751

Assistant Deans

Joseph Olsen
Joseph Olsen
Assistant Dean
Director of Information Technology and the FHSS Research Support Center

922 KMBL
(801) 422-6296
Scott Dunaway
Scott Dunaway
Assistant Dean
Director, Washington Seminar

945 KMBL
(801) 422-2168

Dean's Office Staff

Mike Bridenbaugh
Mike Bridenbaugh
Assistant Dean, Controller

990-H KMBL
(801) 422-2152
Robin Shumway
Carina Alleman
Administrative Assistant

990-B KMBL
(801) 422-2084
Sara Donakey
Sara Donakey
Events​ Coordinator & Administrative Support

990-F KMBL
(801) 422-1355
Laura Ricks
Laura Ricks
Outreach Coordinator

990-M KMBL
(801) 422-1320
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Kristen Clarke Kellems
Research Development Specialist

934 KMBL
(801) 422-8967

Stephanie Probst
Stephanie Probst
Financial Assistant

990 KMBL
(801) 422-8192

Student Staff

​Student Receptionists
990 KMBL
Tel - (801) 422-2083
Fax - (801) 422-0227
Student Financial Assistants
990-J KMBL
Tel - (801) 422-8555
Fax - (801) 422-0227
Student Writers
990 KMBL
Tel - (801) 422-3819