Administrative Staff

Lydia Apodaca

Administrative Assistant
Graduate Secretary

Lydia has been in her present job since Fall 2008. Her main duties lie in assisting faculty and students with forms and directing them in where to go and whom to see for advising, programs of study, etc. She receives and distributes all incoming mail, answers and transfers incoming calls to the appropriate personnel, and creates and processes the database for applications. Lydia also helps faculty and graduate assistants with copy and scanning requests.


Christopher Darnell

Administrative Assistant

Christopher joined the English Department in Spring 2016. He oversees the day-to-day operation of the department office to ensure it runs smoothly and efficiently. He also is the Human Resources liaison and is responsible for all necessary HR paperwork, hiring, and payroll questions.


Audria Lujan

Fiscal Assistant

Audria joined the English Department in Fall 2015. She oversees fiscal activities for the department. She is the point of contact to initiate reimbursements and travel expenses for faculty and graduate students.