Director of Student Wellness: Vacant

Assistant Director, Student Wellness: Brian Vanderheyden

Violence Prevention Coordinator: Jazzmine Brooks

Student Wellness Dietitian: Lisa Nolting

Prevention and Health Promotion Coordinator – Carrie Giese


Director of Student Wellness: Vacant

Interim Director – Erin Baldwin (baldwine@iastate.edu)

 


Assistant Director, Student Wellness: Brian Vanderheyden

Brian joined Iowa State’s Division of Student Affairs on October 18th, 2016. Prior to working in Student Wellness at Iowa State University, Brian worked in several other student affairs and public health roles: tobacco control coordinator, prevention specialist (alcohol and sexual misconduct), and residence life. 

Brian is passionate about higher learning, social justice, student development and student success.  Since student wellbeing in inextricably linked to student success, he cares deeply about enhancing the wellbeing of all students so they can achieve their full potential.  In his role, he oversees the overall operation of the peer-based student wellness programs.  He designs and supervises student roles within Student Wellness and works to develop centrally-offered, student-focused wellness and prevention programs and activities in coordination with students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community to help students achieve personal and academic success.

M.Ed., Education: Student Affairs, Iowa State University, 2013
B.S., Community Health Education, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, 2011
CHES, Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 2013

brianv1@iastate.edu
515-294-6592
Pronouns: He/Him/His


Violence Prevention and Green Dot Coordinator: Jazzmine Brooks

Jazzmine joined Iowa State University’s Division of Student Affairs as the Violence Prevention Coordinator on June 6th, 2016. As Violence Prevention Coordinator in Student Wellness, she is responsible for collaborating with faculty, staff and students on violence prevention efforts, and developing social and educational programming that addresses issues of sexual misconduct and other forms of power-based personal violence. Jazzmine is also the Green Dot Coordinator for Iowa State University. As the coordinator she is responsible for facilitating training and development for the bystander intervention program at Iowa State; provides support to 60+ staff and faculty facilitators; and co-supervises the Peer Wellness Educator Violence Prevention team through Student Wellness.

Brooks is a native to Chicago, Illinois, however she calls Las Vegas, Nevada home. Brooks is an advocate for social change, and believes in creating space to discuss and resolve social justice issues. She is a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. She has been afforded opportunities to work in a variety of departments within higher education such as service programs, intercultural affairs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, as well as collaborate with various student organizations and initiatives.  

M.P.A., Public Administration: Non-profit Certification, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2013
B.S., Journalism: Public Relations and Advertising, University of Nevada, Reno, 2011

jhudson@iastate.edu
515-294-5730
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Student Wellness Dietitian: Lisa Nolting

Lisa joined Iowa State as a Registered Dietitian in 2013, after working for several years as a School Nutrition Director. She spent four years with Campus Dining Services before coming to work with the Office of Student Wellness in December 2017. In her role with Student Wellness, Lisa provides one-on-one nutrition counseling and eating disorder services, advises peer wellness educators, creates population level programs and services, and collaborates with campus departments to promote holistic health and well-being.

Lisa uses a non-diet, weight neutral approach to food, nutrition, and body image. This approach is based on Health at Every Size, which is a holistic definition of health that includes principles of weight inclusivity, health enhancement, respectful care, life-enhancing movement, and eating for well-being. She also utilize Ellyn Satter’s model of Eating Competence, which addresses eating attitudes, food acceptance, internal regulation, and contextual skills in addition to Intuitive Eating, which guides individuals toward a less complicated, more satisfying relationship with food. Lisa believes food is meant to be enjoyed and wants to help students rediscover the joy of eating. 

Master of Family and Consumer Science (specialization in Dietetics), Iowa State University, 2014
Dietetic Internship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2009
B.S., Dietetics, Iowa State University, 2008

lnolting@iastate.edu
515-294-7713
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Prevention and Health Promotion Coordinator – Carrie Giese

Carrie L. Giese currently serves as the Prevention and Health Promotion Coordinator at Iowa State University. Carrie has twenty years of experience in higher education administration. She received her Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Applied Arts at Central Michigan University. Carrie has professional experience in mental health and wellness, sexual violence prevention/response, crisis management, and residence life. Carrie is an experienced national speaker and educator.

clgiese@iastate.edu 

515-294-0441

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers