Leadership and Executive Staff

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) is responsible for the overall supervision of the university’s administrative and auxiliary functions, including budget, facilities planning and management, business services, human resources, police services, housing, health services, student unions and recreational sports.

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Leadership Team

David Murphy

Position title: Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance

Email: dlmurphy3@wisc.edu

Jeff Novak

Position title: Director - University Housing

Email: jeff.novak@housing.wisc.edu

Kristen Roman

Position title: Chief of Police

Email: uwpdchief@wisc.edu

Patrick Sheehan

Position title: Chief Human Resources Officer

Email: patrick.sheehan@wisc.edu

Nick Tincher

Position title: ERP Project Lead

Email: nicholas.tincher@wisc.edu

Cindy Torstveit

Position title: Associate Vice Chancellor - Facilities Planning & Management

Email: cindy.torstveit@wisc.edu

Executive Staff

Liz Hammen

Position title: Administrative Assistant III

Email: liz.hammen@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9943

John Horn

Position title: Chief of Staff

Email: john.horn@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-9889

Alex Peirce

Position title: Communications Director

Email: alex.peirce@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-0202

Paul Seitz

Position title: Director, Strategic Initiatives

Email: pseitz@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-4569

Lisa Walters

Position title: Administrative Assistant Director

Email: lisa.walters@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-2467