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The Board


Brian Bickel, Undergraduate Student Director

Brian Bickel is an undergraduate student in the Carson College of Business, working towards a degree in finance and management, with a minor in economics. He is passionate about Washington State University’s student experience and has made it a decisive point to lead vigilantly on campus in every avenue that aligns with his skills and values. These have included serving on the President’s Student Advisory Board, driving academic development in his role as the Assistant Director of Academic Affairs for ASWSU, and leading in a variety of positions, currently including President, for the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. Along with his campus involvement, he meets student needs for post-graduate employment opportunity as the Campus Representative for Northwestern Mutual (Spokane). In his spare time, Brian loves to hike, meet new people, and seek adventure. He is thrilled to join the Students Book Corporation Board of Directors, and is eager to affect positive change in a winning team that contributes immensely to the greater Cougar community.


Ashley Vu, Graduate Student Director

Ashley is from San Jose, California and will be starting her first year as a PhD student in Materials Engineering in the fall. Ashley is a recent Cougar alum, graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2016. Ashley has served on the Board for three years as an undergraduate director and is honored to return as a graduate director on the Students Book Corporation Board of Directors.


Kristen Ozaki, Undergraduate Student Director

Kristen is from Idaho Falls, Idaho. She is a student in the honors college pursuing double degrees in Apparel Merchandising and Management and Operations. During spring semester 2016, Kristen studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain. She is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, WSU Alpine Ski Team, and Student Alumni Ambassadors. Kristen is a group fitness instructor at the Student Recreation Center and previously worked as a Resident Advisor. In her free time, Kristen thoroughly enjoys dancing, traveling, and anything she can do in the sunshine or with her family and friends. Kristen is thrilled to join the Students Book Corporation and further her involvement in the WSU community.


Ryan Pitzer, Undergraduate Student Director

Ryan is majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a Spanish minor and will be starting his senior year in the fall. Originally from Pullman, Ryan has served in a number of on campus and community organizations including the Washington Alpha Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, University Innovation Fellows and the Pullman School District. In his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling, hiking and spending times with friends and family. Ryan is extremely excited to serve the Washington State University community as a Director of the Students Book Corporation.


Peter Barnes, Undergraduate Student Director

Peter is an undergraduate in the Carson College of Business, and is on track to graduate in May of 2017 with a major in Accounting. Upon graduation he hopes to attend Washington State University for a fifth year in order to become eligible for the CPA exam. He is a dedicated member of Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, and was elected the chapter’s treasurer after only one semester as an initiated member. Peter is also involved in Beta Alpha Psi Fraternity, an honorary organization for current and future financial information professionals. This summer, he will be working full time as an intern for Costco, as well as attending leadership conferences with various accounting firms. It is a great honor to be a part of the Students Book Corporation, and Peter is thrilled to have the opportunity to give back to the University, and students who have helped shape who he is today.


Ismail Karabas, Alternate Graduate Student Director

Ismail is from Izmir, Turkey and moved to Pullman in July 2013. After graduating with his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Izmir University of Economics, he was accepted to the doctoral program of the Department of Marketing and International Business at WSU. While pursuing his Ph.D. degree, Ismail does research in Consumer Behavior and teaches marketing related courses. In addition, Ismail is enjoying all the outdoor activities Washington State has to offer, such as skiing and camping. His favorite American foods are cookies and pizza. Ismail is looking forward to serving in the WSU community by being a part of the Students Book Corporation Board of Directors.


Joel McDaid, Alternate Undergraduate Student Director

Joel is majoring in Sport Management with minors in Business and Economics. He completed his Associates degree at Columbia Basin College while working full time as an Assistant Store Manager for OfficeMax. Joel currently works with the Athletic department as an Event Management Supervisor overseeing both Tennis and Basketball. In the fall semester he will move over to Volleyball, Track and Field, and Football. In his free time Joel enjoys playing basketball, watching any sport on TV and hanging out with his wife and two dogs. He is extremely excited to be a member of the Students Book Corporation.


Jason Handy, Alternate Undergraduate Student Director

Jason Handy is from Anchorage, Alaska and is beginning his senior year at Washington State University. He is majoring in political science with a specific concentration on the pre-law track, and aspires to attend law school after graduation. Jason is a Founding Father of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity at WSU, where he has held positions on the executive board as Secretary and Treasurer. He has also worked for the Academic Success and Career Center as a peer facilitator, where he helped freshmen students navigate their major and career options. His favorite things to do include spending time with his friends and brothers, volunteering for Women’s Transit, and rooting for the Cougs. He is excited for this opportunity to serve on the Students Book Corporation Board of Directors, and looks forward to becoming even more involved in the WSU community.


Cheryl Gunselman, Faculty Director

Cheryl Gunselman is the Manuscripts Librarian in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at the WSU Libraries. She joined the WSU faculty in 2000 as Business and Economics Reference Librarian, changing careers after 17 years in the investment securities industry in Portland, OR.

She is a current member of the WSU Faculty Affairs Committee, and formerly served on several other university committees, including Faculty Status, Historic Preservation, and the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Coordinating Committee. At the college level, she has participated actively in faculty governance of the WSU Libraries, serving on the Library Faculty Affairs Committee and other committees, working groups, and task forces.

She earned her bachelor’s degree at Willamette University, and holds advanced degrees from Reed College (M.A.) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (M.S.).


Dr. Robert Rosenman, Faculty Director

Dr. Robert Rosenman has been a faculty member at WSU for over 30 years. His service efforts and contributions have been continuous and uninterrupted since he joined the faculty in 1983. He has had several administrative roles during his time at WSU, including Graduate Program Director of the Department of Economics (1994-2003), Chair of the Department of Economics (2003-2004) Associate Director of the School of Economic Sciences (2004-2010) and as Interim Director of the School of Economic Sciences (2010–2011). His research is in health economics and health econometrics, with an emphasis in disease analysis and the economics of prevention.


Terry Boston, Administrative Director

Terry Boston is the Associate Vice President for Administrative Services, Student Affairs at Washington State University. Terry received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Washington State University, in May of 1994.

Terry has been with WSU for over 20 years. He began as an Accountant Principal in 1995 and subsequently served as the Assistant Director of Housing and Dining, the Director of Administrative Services, and as the Executive Director for Administrative Services.

In his role as Associate Vice President, Terry oversees many auxiliary units within Student Affairs. These units provide services to students, faculty and staff, which include Administrative Services, Housing, Dining, H & D Maintenance, Campus Vending, Concessions, Compton Union Building (CUB), Children’s Center, the CougarCard Center, Student Recreation Center and University Recreation.

Terry’s affiliations include the Association of College & University Housing Officers- International ; National Association of College & University Food Services; National Association of College Auxiliary Services; National Association of College and University Business Officers; and Western Association of College and University Business Officers.


Victoria Murray, Administrative Director

Victoria (Vicky) Murray is the Executive Director for Resource Planning and Internal Affairs, Division of Finance and Administration. A proud alumna of WSU, she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications.

Vicky’s career at WSU began over 30 years ago, and includes a variety of roles in both academic areas as well as central administrative units. In addition to her experience in budget and planning, her background includes experience related to institutional research, human resources, affirmative action and diversity.

In her role as Executive Director for Resource Planning and Internal Affairs, Vicky provides administrative leadership for the Division’s budget and planning activities, personnel and position control functions, and strategic planning and reporting. She also oversees the Office of Procedures, Records and Forms, as well as the Division’s IT unit. Additionally, she serves in the role of Data Custodian for all WSU financial, personnel, and facilities records.

Vicky’s current committee responsibilities include: Chair of the Whitcom E-911 Executive Board, University Services and Activities Fee Committee, CUB Advisory Board, Emergency Management Advisory Committee, Real Estate Committee, Information Technology Strategic Advisory Committee (Enterprise Application Subcommittee), Institutional Effectiveness Council (co-chair of Subcommittee for Theme 4, Institutional Effectiveness: Diversity, Transparency and Integrity), and the Finance and Administration Advisory Council. She previously served on the Student’s Book Corporation Board of Directors from 2005 – 2011.

Vicky’s affiliations include the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the Western Association of College and University Business Officers, and the Society for Human Resource Management.