Staff

Gretchen Walther 
Director, Academic Advising

Office Address: MH114
Office Phone: 651-603-6271  
Cell Phone: 651-248-9167
Email: walther@csp.edu

Gretchen Walther

Gretchen is from the Twin Cities area and graduated from Concordia University, St Paul, in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science.   She has worked at Concordia University since the fall of 1989, first in the Office of Admission and has been in Academic Advising for the last 14 years.  Gretchen and her husband Tim have two daughters.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and traveling.

Adrian Perryman
Assistant Director, Academic Advising     

Office Address: MH114
Office Phone: 651-641-8843
Email: perryman@csp.edu

Adrian Perryman

Adrian is  a true St. Paul native who loves his hometown and state. He graduated from Concordia University, St Paul in 2007 with a BA in Communication Studies and is currently pursuing his MA in Strategic Communication Management. He has worked at CSP since the fall of 2008, previously in the office of admissions. He is an avid music fan, tech geek, and enjoys playing sports over watching them. He lives in St. Paul with his wife and two cat sons, Simi and OC.

Karla Hansen 
Academic Advisor

Office Address: MH114
Office Phone: 651-603-6319                     
Email: khansen@csp.edu 

Karla Hansen

Karla is a 1987 graduate of Concordia University, St. Paul with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She began her career at Concordia in the Office of Admission before transitioning to Academic Advising.  She and her husband Dan have two children.

Charles Hines                                          
Coordinator of Military Services, Admissions

Office Address: MH-114
Office Phone: 651-641-8758
Email: hines@csp.edu

Charles Hines

Charles is originally from Goldsboro, N.C. and moved to Saint Paul after retiring from US Air Force active duty in 2011. He graduated from Concordia University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology Management and also Communication Studies. Charles started working in the Office of Admissions in 2014 and he is a new member to the Concordia staff. Charles and his wife Angela have two daughters and one son. He enjoys reading and all sports but his true passion is interacting with people.

Bekah Sommerfeld
Enrollment and Advising Counselor                
             

Office Address: LMC-100 (Central Midway, Office 616,Tuesdays   2-4:30pm and Wednesdays 8-10am)
Office Phone: 651-603-6236
Email: sommerfeld@csp.edu

Bekah was born and raised in Fargo, ND but has fallen in love with the “big city” as her family calls it. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  Bekah loves being active, trying new things, and drinking coffee.  CSP is a place she has come to call home.  She loves the close community, diversity of our student body, and urban location of our campus.

Drew Boatman
International/Sponsored Student Advisor           

Office Address: MH114
Office Phone:  651-641-8708
Email: boatman@csp.edu

 Drew Boatman

Drew grew up in Wisconsin and moved to Minnesota to attend the University of Minnesota.  He graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  He attends graduate school at Hamline University and is pursuing a Master of Arts in ESL Instruction.  He has worked in the MnSCU system for 5 years before joining Concordia.  He enjoys travelling, outdoor activities and spending time with family.

 

Contact Academic Advising
Office: MH114
Local: (651) 603-6318
advising@csp.edu

Mailing Address
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104-5494
Local: 651-641-8230