The University of Kentucky Financial Aid Office understands this may be a difficult time for furloughed federal employees and are willing to assist students in any way we can. If you are impacted by the government shutdown please reach out to your financial aid counselor ( to explore financial aid options and/or apply for an emergency loan.

Staff Directory

All staff members are available to see students, but you must first stop at the reception desk in Room 127 of the Funkhouser Building.

Personnel at the reception desk can answer most general questions and will direct you to the appropriate person for more specific assistance.

Name Title
Valorie Adkins Front Desk Receptionist
Raymond Brooks Alt. Loans/Need Based Scholarships
Rhonda Bryant Sr. Accountant
Sandy Copher Academic Scholarships
Cole Grannis Pell Grant Coordinator
Robin Gray Counselor Lead/Consortiums
Christina Jones Direct Loan Coordinator/SAG Froms
Janet Jones RAP/Reporting
Jackie Miley ProSAM System Coordinator
Bill Monzione Programmer Systems Analyst Senior
Asia Payne William C. Parker Scholarship Program 
Felecia Proctor Federal Work-Study/Emergency Loans
Ornella Mulenge Payroll/RAP
Jessica Frazier Outside Scholarships/DARFS
Sherry Rowe Quality Assurance Verification Counselor
Crystal Shepherd Academic Scholarships
Terri Jo Thomas KEES/State Scholarships
Jessica Tincher Academic Scholarships
Rita Wells Outside Scholarship Coordinator
Nimmi Wiggins Director
Nicholas Barnes Financial Aid Counselor
Lexie Foellger Transfer Liaison/Counselor
Stephen Furnish Financial Aid Counselor
Derek Goode Financial Aid Counselor
Lynda Green Financial Aid Counselor
Beth Mekus Financial Aid Counselor
David Prater Athletic Aid / Counselor
Kaarla Stamper Financial Aid Counselor
Amy Stiltner Financial Aid Counselor