Dean's Office Staff

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+Executive Assistant: Katie Datka

Katie Datka
Executive Assistant
608.890.0268 –
Datka provides administrative support to the senior associate dean, including scheduling. She provides administrative support to research-related college committees, such as the Agricultural Research Stations Committee and the Research Advisory Committee.

+Executive Assistant: Erica Flyte

Erica Flyte
Executive Assistant
608.262.3186 –
Flyte provides administrative support to the associate dean for extension and outreach, the associate dean for external relations and advancement, and the associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, including scheduling and committee support. She assists in planning of Extension-related events and provides administrative support to the Consultative Committee and Equity and Diversity Committee.

+Executive Assistant: Therese McHenry

Therese McHenry
Executive Assistant
608.262.4930 –
McHenry provides administrative support to the dean, including scheduling. She coordinates parking for the college, serves as the college chair for the annual Partners in Giving campaign, and assists with college-wide events such as CALS awards. She provides administrative support to the Academic Planning Council.

+Administrative Manager: Julie Scharm

Julie Scharm
Administrative Manager
608.262.9812 –
Scharm manages the office, including supervision of office staff and coordination of efforts and workflow. She provides support to the dean’s leadership team, assists the senior associate dean with faculty personnel administration, and develops and implements operational policies and procedures.