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Our Team

View our profiles to learn a little about our roles, hobbies, things we love about Boise State, and more. We’re excited to get to know you better too! Contact us at studentcomms@boisestate.edu

Student Communications and Marketing team group photo
  • Studio Portrait of Jason Bullock

    Jason Bullock

    AVP Student Communications and Marketing

    Ask Me About: The strategic planning and deployment of student marketing and communications to facilitate increased enrollment and retention.

    What I love about my job: I love celebrating the life-changing impact attending college and attaining a degree has on individuals, families, and our community.

    A Fun Fact About Me: I once had the opportunity to hang out with Michael Jordan and watch him play 18 holes of golf.

    Ask Me About: The strategic planning and deployment of student marketing and communications to facilitate increased enrollment and retention.

    What I love about my job: I love celebrating the life-changing impact attending college and attaining a degree has on individuals, families, and our community.

    A Fun Fact About Me: I once had the opportunity to hang out with Michael Jordan and watch him play 18 holes of golf.

  • Chelsea Smith Portrait

    Chelsea Smith

    Associate Director

    Ask Me About: Media production, storytelling and content development

    What I love about my job: Working in an inspiring and student-centered learning environment.

    A Fun Fact About Me: Writing and playing music is my passion.

    Ask Me About: Media production, storytelling and content development

    What I love about my job: Working in an inspiring and student-centered learning environment.

    A Fun Fact About Me: Writing and playing music is my passion.

  • Zackery Ellis

    Zack Ellis

    Senior Digital Coordinator

    Ask me about: Email marketing, web design, and campaign strategy

    What I love about my job: Designing systems that lower barriers for incoming students.

    A fun fact about me: I ran a trivia event service in Boston.

    Ask me about: Email marketing, web design, and campaign strategy

    What I love about my job: Designing systems that lower barriers for incoming students.

    A fun fact about me: I ran a trivia event service in Boston.

  • Normon Kahler Portrait

    Norman Kahler

    Communications Specialist / Videographer

    Ask Me About: Video production and aerial photography

    What I love about my job: Providing a platform for students and employees to share what they love about Boise State and how the university can help others achieve their dreams.

    A Fun Fact About Me: I once bowled a 276, one day I’ll get a 300!

    Ask Me About: Video production and aerial photography

    What I love about my job: Providing a platform for students and employees to share what they love about Boise State and how the university can help others achieve their dreams.

    A Fun Fact About Me: I once bowled a 276, one day I’ll get a 300!

  • Joe Stoltzfus Portrait

    Joe Stoltzfus

    Senior Communications Coordinator

    Ask me about: Content development, graphic design, and campaign strategy.

    What I love about my job: Inspiring students to take advantage of the doors that higher education opens up.

    A fun fact about me: I’m a big foodie and enjoy anything that gets me outdoors.

    Ask me about: Content development, graphic design, and campaign strategy.

    What I love about my job: Inspiring students to take advantage of the doors that higher education opens up.

    A fun fact about me: I’m a big foodie and enjoy anything that gets me outdoors.

  • Colette Raptosh Portrait

    Colette Raptosh

    Marketing Operations Coordinator

    Ask me about: Project management, campaign development, and team leadership.

    What I love about my job: Getting to work in a collaborative environment around creative minds for the important purpose of promoting higher education.

    A fun fact about me: I started my own sewing company at 14 years old and over the course of high school made over 50 custom prom, homecoming, and wedding dresses.

    Ask me about: Project management, campaign development, and team leadership.

    What I love about my job: Getting to work in a collaborative environment around creative minds for the important purpose of promoting higher education.

    A fun fact about me: I started my own sewing company at 14 years old and over the course of high school made over 50 custom prom, homecoming, and wedding dresses.

  • Becca Stich

    Assistant Director

    Ask me about: Communication strategy, creative problem solving and how parenting can help build leadership skills

    What I love about my job: I get to work with incredibly creative people to help make college a little easier to navigate.

    A fun fact about me: I’ve completed 5 half marathons.

    Ask me about: Communication strategy, creative problem solving and how parenting can help build leadership skills

    What I love about my job: I get to work with incredibly creative people to help make college a little easier to navigate.

    A fun fact about me: I’ve completed 5 half marathons.

  • Nick Garrett Portrait

    Nicholas Garrett

    Visual Communications Manager

    Ask me about: Graphic design, branding, and photo curation

    What I love about my job: Mentoring and managing student graphic designers.

    A fun fact about me: I was born and raised in Hawai’i.

    Ask me about: Graphic design, branding, and photo curation

    What I love about my job: Mentoring and managing student graphic designers.

    A fun fact about me: I was born and raised in Hawai’i.

  • Ben Martin

    Digital Marketing Specialist

    Ask me about: Digital marketing strategy, data analysis, CRM processes

    What I love about my job: Enabling students to get the most out of their college experience.

    A fun fact about me: In my past life I have been a sponsored fisherman and a music teacher.

    Ask me about: Digital marketing strategy, data analysis, CRM processes

    What I love about my job: Enabling students to get the most out of their college experience.

    A fun fact about me: In my past life I have been a sponsored fisherman and a music teacher.

  • Elizabeth Florence

    Elizabeth Florence

    Web Specialist Associate

    Ask me about: User experience and web accessibility

    What I love about my job: Collaborating with an innovative team to give Boise State students an impactful college experience.

    A fun fact about me: I love cooking and baking, and have been vegetarian for three years.

    Ask me about: User experience and web accessibility

    What I love about my job: Collaborating with an innovative team to give Boise State students an impactful college experience.

    A fun fact about me: I love cooking and baking, and have been vegetarian for three years.

  • Eleanor Alessi

    Eleanor Alessi

    Senior Communications Specialist

    Ask me about: Writing and editing

    What I love about my job: I love being part of a team that is passionate about connecting with students wherever they are in their higher education journeys and making the most out of their college experiences.

    A fun fact about me: I’ve played competitive soccer in eight countries.

    Ask me about: Writing and editing

    What I love about my job: I love being part of a team that is passionate about connecting with students wherever they are in their higher education journeys and making the most out of their college experiences.

    A fun fact about me: I’ve played competitive soccer in eight countries.

Student Workers

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Carsen Cloud

Isabelle Dela Rosa

Andy Fitzgerald

Kayli Jones

Ayden Lindsay

Derek Pyatt