Meet the Staff

DOSO Staff

Ryan C Holmes

Assoc. VP, Student Affairs and Dean of Students

(305) 284-5353
Ryan C. Holmes, an accomplished educator and leader in identifying and managing the complex trends in student campus life and higher education overall, joined the Division of Student Affairs as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students in summer 2017. Dean Holmes oversees judicial affairs, Greek affairs, campus...

Flora A Balog

Sr. Administrative Assistant

(305) 284-5353
Flora brings a wealth of experience to her role as Senior Administrative Assistant, including key responsibilities for the University’s judicial process. Flora works closely with DOSO’s Director and Assistant Director of Judicial Affairs to ensure the timely operation of UM’s student conduct processes. Her role...

Nancy A. Del Pozzo

Executive Assistant

(305) 284-0121
Nancy joined the University of Miami in May 2006. Nancy is the Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students and is responsible for the overall daily administration and management of the office. Additionally, she prepares the budget and financial reports, maintains the Dean's calendar and correspondence, and provides assistance to...

Anthoney Kinney

Associate Dean of Students

(305) 284-5353
Dean Kinney is a designated essential staff member during emergency situations, with responsibilities for helping to coordinate University, Division, and departmental disaster preparedness and response. Additionally, he oversees the Student Affairs Crisis Coordinators program, serves as a judicial officer, and is the department’s...

Collette Mighty

Asst. Dean of Students

(305) 284-2419 x8-2419
Since 2016, Dean Mighty has had a great passion for mentoring students as they grow through their college experience while here at the U. She serves as a conduct officer, advisor to the Undergraduate and Graduate Honor Councils, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society and for both the National Pan-Hellenic Inc. and Multicultural Greek...

Sarah Naturman

Associate Dean of Students
Case Manager and Student Liaison

(305) 284-9070
As an Associate Dean of Students, Dean Naturman provides assistance and support to students dealing with a variety of mental health, academic, social, economic, and health difficulties.  Dean Naturman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida and has experience in both the academic and therapeutic settings providing...

Tery Ortega

Administrative Assistant

(305) 284-5353
Tery serves the Dean of Students Office as one of its lead administrative professionals. She is primarily responsible for managing operations in the front office, which includes the reception area, records department, and supplies. Tery also provides direct support for DOSO professional staff by fielding phone calls, monitoring calendars, and...

Iliana Patron

Case Manager, Licensed

(305) 284-5117
Iliana currently serves as Case Manager and Student Liaison in the Dean of Students Office. Iliana brings the training of two separate careers in the fields of counseling and education. As a licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, Iliana provides support to students experiencing challenges with health, wellness, academics,...

Steven Karl Priepke

Sr. Assoc. Dean of Students

(305) 284-5353
Dean Priepke oversees the student conduct process, serves as the Division of Student Affairs Deputy Title IX Coordinator, and is the Financial Manager and Advisor for Student Media. He is a two time graduate of the University of Miami, earning a B.B.A and a J.D. During college, he was a founding father of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity...

Raquel McDowell

Asst. Dean of Students & Title IX Investigator

(305) 284-5353
Dean McDowell joined the Dean’s Office in Summer 2019 as the Assistant Dean of Students and Title IX Investigator. She is the Office’s lead contact and primary recipient for student conduct issues involving sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner/relationship violence, stalking, and...

Rachel Askowitz Perse

Asst. Dean of Students

(305) 284-2443
As an Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Sandler Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Education, Dean Perse is responsible for the overall administration of the University’s alcohol and other drug education programming and serves as a conduct officer. Dean Perse previously worked as the Health Educator at the University of...