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Staff Advisory Council


The mission of the Duquesne University Staff Council (DUSAC) is to provide active and direct communication to appropriate University officials and advocate on matters of interest or concern of the University's non-faculty, non-union employees. The DUSAC is a forum for input and discussion of issues important to the staff, supporting the Duquesne University Mission.


Dr. Joe DeCrostaChair: Dr. Joe DeCrosta, director, Office of International Programs

Rita McCaffreyVice Chair: Rita McCaffrey, administrative assistant, Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies


No imageMarlo Ayres is the Business and Operations Manager of the Enrollment Management Group (EMG) and has been with Duquesne University since 1999. In her current role, Marlo oversees the audit and financial management operations of EMG including Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions, Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar and the Office of Military and Veteran Students. In 2016, Marlo received the Teamwork Award for her contribution to the planning and hosting of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition held on campus.
Mary Beth CalorieMary Beth Calorie is currently an Administrative Assistant for the Center for Spiritan Studies. Previous position with the university in her ten-year employment with the university was Administrative Assistant with Spiritan Campus Ministry. Married 35 years to Michael with three children, Samantha, Rachel and Seth.
Sean FlahertySean Flaherty, director of operations, School of Nursing
Anthony KaneAnthony Kane, resident director, Office of Residence Life
Chase LoperChase Loper, director of shared services, Department of Facilities Management
Bobbi PenzBobbi Penz, manager, Office of Student Accounts
Mike ScerboMike Scerbo, assistant athletic director, Department of Athletics
Amy Stroyne
Amy Stroyne, assistant to the dean, School of Pharmacy
Paula SweitzerPaula Sweitzer is currently the Director, as well as the Hazardous Materials Manager and Radiation Safety Officer in the Environmental Health and Safety Department. Paula holds a BS degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry from Seton Hill College and a MS in Environmental Science and Management from Duquesne University. She has been with the University for 17 years and reports to the Office of Legal Affairs.

Taylor TobiasTaylor Tobias, senior graphic and multimedia designer, Office of Marketing and Communications

Terri WidenhoferTerri Widenhofer, financial coordinator, Department of Biological Sciences