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Work/Life Balance

Members (2019 – 2020)

Ray Soellner – Co-Chair
Division of Information Technology

Beth Wells – Co-Chair
Office of the Provost

Mark Cather
Division of Information Technology

Ciera Clay Valian
Registrar’s Office

Marlayna Demond
Office of Institutional Advancement

Sarah Hansen
Office of Institutional Advancement

Justine Johnson 
Meyerhoff Graduate Program

Allison Jones
Division of Professional Studies

Dave Lucadamo
Earth & Space Research Administration (ERSA)

Hannah Schmitz 
Shriver Center

Layla Thompson-Koch
Office of Institutional Advancement


The purpose of the ad-hoc committee on Work-Life Balance (WLB) is to explore fully the ways in which the PSS can collaborate with other UMBC stakeholders to understand the WLB needs of professional staff, and to identify and implement solutions at all levels of the institution that enhance and support opportunities for work-life balance for UMBC professional staff.


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