Photograph of Jennifer DobynsJennifer Dobyns
Executive Assistant to the President
dobynsj@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1322
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Jennifer serves as the president's primary executive assistant, managing correspondence, the president's calendar, and travel for admissions, advancement and other professional purposes. She also coordinates logistical details for the Board of Trustees meetings and assists with the coordination of events at the president's residence.

Jann ErnstErnst, Jann
Executive Assistant
ernstj@dickinson.edu
Phone 717-245-1323
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Jann provides support for the chief of staff, the assistant chief of staff, and secondary support for the president. She oversees the coordination of special events for the Office of the President, assists with Commencement and Convocation ceremonial details, and coordinates faculty meeting notifications and materials.  

Photograph of Karen FaryniakKaren Neely Faryniak '86
Chief of Staff and Secretary of the College
faryniak@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1323
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Karen assists the president in fulfilling the responsibilities of the office and provides oversight and direction for the Office of the President. Additionally, she serves as the secretary of the college and as the main administrative liaison to the college's Board of Trustees.

Angela KarasAngela Karas
Executive Assistant
Institutional Effectiveness & Inclusivity
karasa@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1392
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Angela serves as the primary assistant to the vice president for institutional effectiveness & inclusivity. Additionally, she provides administrative support for the Research and Development Committee.

Ashley PerzynaAshley Perzyna, assistant chief of staff
Assistant Chief of Staff
perzynaa@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1792
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Ashley serves as liaison to the greater Carlisle community and assists the chief of staff in duties supporting the Board of Trustees and the president of the college. She also coordinates the Commencement and Convocation ceremonies.

Pat PittengerPhotograph of Pat Pittenger
Staff Assistant
pittenge@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1643
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Pat provides support to the office for a variety of projects including Convocation, Commencement and the Board of Trustees. She also assists with special-event invitations and general office duties as well as maintaining files in the office.

Diane PotteigerPhotograph of Diane Potteiger
Executive Secretary and Legal Assistant
potteigd@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1013
Office: Third floor, West College (Old West)

Diane serves as executive secretary and legal assistant to the general counsel. Her responsibilities include office management, including file and schedule management and travel arrangements. Her paralegal responsibilities include journal management, litigation file management, preparation of basic legal documents, and recording of documents in county and federal court.