Kiersten graduated with her bachelor's degree in Psychology from UW-Oshkosh. She has over 10 years experience in working with and advocating for people with disabilities and mental illness in a variety of settings and 7 years of experience as a corporate trainer providing instruction to employees on various topics such as disability rights, services and awareness, mental illness, medication, trauma, cultural competency, and crisis intervention. Kiersten serves as the Chair of the ADA Advisory Committee and a member of the Student Care Team. Her areas of focus in the Dean of Students Office are coordinating services for students with disabilities, late drops and withdrawals. Kiersten enjoys cooking, traveling abroad, volleyball, singing and spending time with family.