Judi's responsibilities include working with the Department Chair on the budget, hiring and supervising the staff as well as determining their work loads and priorities. She is also responsible for working with faculty to facilitate their success in instructional and research matters and faculty welfare issues. She has limited communication with graduate students with most contact related to employment and to the academic mission of the department. She also interacts with those students who wish to contact the Department Chair. She can be of assistance with questions and concerns regarding the role of staff, faculty advising and employment matters.