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Staff Bios

Jen Allen - Student Engagement Specialist/Marketing Specialist for Engineering Anywhere
303.492.0212

Jennifer.L.Allen@colorado.edu

Jen earned a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism management from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Her role with Engineering Anywhere includes crafting communications for current and prospective students, managing social media posts, writing for the Engineering Anywhere blog, and fostering student engagement. She and her family relocated from the mid-west to Colorado in 2012, and she enjoys hiking, skiing, singing karaoke, and dominating board games in her down time.

Andy Bartlett - Post-Production Technician for Engineering Anywhere
303.492.2247

Andrew.Bartlett@colorado.edu

Andy is a "local Boulder boy," raised here from age 7. He graduated from the University of Colorado with a BA in Geography in 1987, with the goal of becoming a cartographer. Although he only worked briefly making maps, he still has a deep interest in geography and history. Andy has been with Engineering Anywhere since 1999 and manages course delivery, quality control, and the course library. He enjoys travel, the outdoors, and spending time with his grandsons.

Jeremy Carter - Assistant Studio Manager for Engineering Anywhere
303.735.7008

Jeremy.Carter@colorado.edu

Jeremy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of Central Arkansas. After college he worked for KATV and KTHV news stations in Little Rock in various roles. After answering a public posting to build a Video Support Unit for the Arkansas State Police he was offered a position with the agency. In his ten years with the state police he learned video forensic analysis, furthered his video special effects editing skills and managed over 25 projection, lighting, and audio systems throughout the agency. Jeremy assists with the daily operations of the studio as well as helping with continuous improvement projects related to studio technologies and service. He and his family relocated from Arkansas to Colorado in 2013, and he enjoys hiking, skiing, camping, hunting, fishing and prides himself on his level of Duck Dynasty trivia knowledge.

Debbie Go - Finance Manager for Engineering Anywhere
303.492.5020

Deborah.Go@colorado.edu

Debbie hails from Vancouver, BC Canada and has been living in Colorado for over 20 years. She has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree from the University of British Columbia. Debbie is responsible for all things related to finance, including assisting the Center Director in all finance operations of Engineering Anywhere from budgeting, day to day operations and year-end final closing. She also serves as payroll liaison for all of Engineering Anywhere. Her hobbies include cooking, shopping, watching nature films, and spending time with family.

Elizabeth Golder - Deputy Director & Graduate Advisor for the Interdisciplinary Telecom Program
303.492.8475

Elizabeth.Golder@colorado.edu

Elizabeth earned a BA in Political Science from the University of North Florida, and joined ITP in 2007 after positions with The Aspen Institute and The Carlyle Group, both in Washington D.C. She has extensive experience in working with high-level corporate executives in the telecommunications, media and financial industries, as well as governmental officials. Elizabeth is one of ITP's strategic architects, and is the primary interface for student admissions, student advising, faculty support, and administrative supervision. She is also an industry liaison for ITP. Elizabeth's office hours for students are Monday 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Richard Lawson - Software Engineer for Engineering Anywhere
303.492.9652

Richard.Lawson@colorado.edu

Rich is a recent transplant to the mountains of Colorado from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in  2003 and  a Master of Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006. He  provides technical and design expertise, maintains the website, and improves processes through the use of technology, and developing reporting and interfaces across our different systems. Outside of work, Rich enjoys exploring new technologies, photography, hiking, films, and gaming.

Robin McClanahan - Program Coordinator for Engineering Anywhere
303.735.6685

Robin.McClanahan@colorado.edu

Robin was born in Redding, California and lived there for 21 years and then moved to Colorado to finish college. She graduated with a BA in Spanish from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1985 and, after being swayed by the beautiful seasons, she decided she had found her home. Robin has worked for CU-Boulder for 28 years in various roles within several departments, bringing her talents to bear as a Spanish tutor and translator, office manager, and marketing specialist. Robin joined the Engineering Anywhere family in January of 1999. In her current role as Program Coordinator Robin co-manages the front office operations, assists faculty and students, and manages program and administrative processes. In her down time she enjoys singing, traveling, and reading.

Lou Rutherford -  Associate Director and Graduate Advisor for the Engineering Management Program
303.492.2570

Lou.Rutherford@colorado.edu

Lou Rutherford graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a BS in Journalism and Mass Communication and a BA in Spanish. Lou’s professional experience spans over 15 years of customer service experience, management, and program development. Her career has included the roles of a financial aid counselor for the CU-Boulder Financial Aid Office, as the Computer Applications Program Manager for the Division of Continuing Education, and as the Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Engineering and Technology Education (CAETE). Lou enjoys cooking and hanging out with her family. She also loves sports and plays regularly on a softball and billiards league.

Kendra Thibeault - Admissions Specialist for the Engineering Management Program
303.492.0954

Kendra.Thibeault@colorado.edu

Kendra joined EMP in the Summer of 2011. She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Colorado Elementary Teaching License. Her work experience includes working as an administrative assistant at CU-Boulder for ten years and as an assistant director and tutor for K-12 students at a learning center for three years. In her current role, she handles all aspects of the student recruitment and admissions process, as well as lends support to the program’s faculty and staff.

Pam Tozier - Marketing Administrative Assistant for Engineering Anywhere
303.492.7216

Pamela.Tozier@colorado.edu

Pam grew up the daughter of an engineer and computer scientist. Originally from Falls Church, VA, she moved to Pasadena, CA at 19. Pam holds two associates degrees from Pasadena City College (PCC) and holds a Certificate in Web Development from FRCC. She has worked in higher education for ten years on both the administrative and academic side, and has been a part of CU-Boulder since 2008. Her primary duties include statistics and reporting, web site maintenance and development, data management, and developing processes as our program grows and changes. She also does the necessary systems work, provides scheduling support, and provides admin support to Engineering Anywhere. When not working, Pam reads Sci Fi and Fantasy novels voraciously, considers herself a Deadhead, enjoys puzzles and other challenges that stretch her grey cells.

Shane Vigil - IT & Operations Manager for Engineering Anywhere
303.735.4263

Shane.Vigil@colorado.edu

Shane was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has also lived in California and Arizona. He received a BS in Business and Information Systems online from University of Phoenix and is currently working on his Masters of Engineering in Engineering Management at CU-Boulder. He is responsible for managing and recording of the courses that the various disciplines provide and delivering the courses to our distance students. Outside work, Shane enjoys painting, playing guitar and piano, writing (music and fantasy), reading, and snowboarding.

Beth Webb - Course Coordinator for Engineering Anywhere
303.492.3278

Elizabeth.Webb@colorado.edu

Beth has a BA in English with a minor in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles. After working in the international freight insurance industry, she resumed her education at the University of California, Santa Barbara to become an elementary school teacher specializing in Cooperative Learning and English as a Second Language. Her teaching experience led to her role as a training and workshop coordinator for a mathematics education consulting group. Beth enjoys serving in Engineering Anywhere’s educational and professional environment, and is committed to providing quality and thoughtful assistance to our constituents. Outside of work, Beth enjoys traveling, outdoor concerts, watching various British television series (her newest favorite is “Doc Martin”), and spending time with her family. She estimates that she has attended over 500 basketball games.