Northwestern College operates under the direction of the Board of Directors (BOD) and President Lawrence Schumacher. The faculty, staff, and BOD are committed to fulfilling Northwestern College’s Mission to educate prepare and empower its diverse student body to pursue their professional goals. This shared commitment is executed through our system of shared governance that allows emphasis to be placed on the shared responsibility for college-wide policies, strategies, goals, and strategies.
This shared governance practice helps us create the Northwestern College community where we work together towards our common goal of helping students be successful.
Lawrence Schumacher President
Gail Schumacher Executive Vice President of Operations
Donna McCaleb Board Member
Angela Zotos Board Member
Linda Weldon Board Member
Tonya Troka Chief Academic Officer
Ryan Lewis Executive Director of Enrollment & Student Services
Tina Marfoe Registrar/Director of Student Support
Sara Gettinger Director of Student Finance
Lauren Schumacher Executive Director of Project Management
Omar Bernal Executive Director of IT
Laura Pollastrini Government & Public Relations Director
Cindy Berryman Chief Financial Officer
Lidia Stanina HR Manager