The Office of the Vice President for External Relations oversees Marketing, Public Relations, Creative Services, and Web Communications. External Relations provides central marketing, media and community relations, design, photography, Web, and digital social media to build a strong, compelling and effective brand position for the entire university and its units.

Leadership Team

Vice President of External Relations Tom Milligan Colorado State University

Tom Milligan
Vice President of External Relations
301 Administration – 0150
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: (970) 491-2359
Tom.Milligan@colostate.edu

Pam Jackson, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for University Communications
301 Administration – 0150
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: (970) 491-5349
Pamela.Jackson@ColoState.edu

AVP CCS Director Elias Martinez Colorado State University

Elias Martinez
Director, Creative Services
Assistant Vice President for Brand Strategy
271 Aylesworth Hall – 6025, Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: (970) 491-6622
Elias.Martinez@colostate.edu

RamTrax Director Stacy Grant Colorado State University

Stacy Grant
Director, RamTrax
301 Administration – 0150, Fort Collins, CO 80523
E-mail: Stacy.Grant@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 491-3858

CSU Denver Communications Director Tiana Nelson Colorado State University

Tiana Nelson
Director, Denver Public Relations
301 Administration – 0150, Fort Collins, Co 80523
475 17th St., Denver, CO 80202
E-mail: Christiana.Nelson@colostate.edu
Phone: (303) 376-2613

Director of Public Affairs and Communications Mike Hooker Colorado State University

Mike Hooker
Director, Public Affairs and Communications
301 Administration – 0150, Fort Collins, CO 80523
E-mail: Mike.Hooker@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 491-1545

Director of Community Outreach and Engagement Gary Ozzello Colorado State University

Gary Ozzello
Director, Community Outreach and Engagement
301 Administration – 0150, Fort Collins, CO 80523
E-mail: Gary.Ozzello@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 222-3361

Kathy Phifer Director of Strategic Communications and College Initiatives Kathy Phifer Colorado State University

Kathy Phifer
Director, Strategic Communications and College Initiatives
CSU Magazine
301 Administration – 0150, Fort Collins, CO 80523
E-mail: Kathy.Phifer@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 491-3354

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Joe Rymski
Director, Web Communications
Budget Officer, External Relations
271 Aylesworth – 6025, Fort Collins, CO 80523
E-mail: Joe.Rymski@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 430-5757

Director of Social and Digital Media Kimberly Stern Colorado State University

Kimberly Stern
Director, Social and Digital Media
301 Administration – 0150, Fort Collins, CO 80523
E-mail: Kimberly.Stern@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 491-0757

Director of Operations Connie Schimmels Colorado State University

Connie Schimmels
Director, Operations
6025 Campus Delivery (271 Aylesworth Hall SW), Fort Collins, CO 80523-6025
E-mail: Connie.Schimmels@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 593-2839

External Relations Administrative Team

Executive Assistant to Vice President Jennifer Lobermeier Colorado State University

Jennifer Wright
Executive Assistant to the Vice President
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice President for University Communications and the Director of Strategic Communications and College Initiatives
Administrative Support to the Director of Community Outreach and Engagement, Director of Social Media, Director of Operations, and Director of RamTrax
0150 Campus Delivery (301 Administration), Fort Collins, CO 80523-0150
E-mail: Jennifer.Wright@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 491-2359

Human Resources Generalist Laura Hamrick Colorado State University

Laura Hamrick
Human Resources Generalist
6025 Campus Delivery (271 Aylesworth Hall SW), Fort Collins, CO 80523-0150
E-mail: Laura.Hamrick@colostate.edu | Phone: (970) 491-4823

Administrative Assistant Juliana Hissrich Colorado State University

Juliana Hissrich
Administrative Support to the Assistant Vice President for Brand Strategy, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, and Director of Web Communications
6025 Campus Delivery (271 Aylesworth Hall SW), Fort Collins, CO 80523-6025
E-mail: Juliana.Hissrich@ColoState.edu | Office: (970) 491-6622