Theresa Ames‚Äč

  • Position: Executive Secretary
  • Department: Health Administration Division, Doctor of Health Administration Program
  • Campus Address: Rowe Hall 208
  • Phone: 989-774-1351
  • Email:

Ms. Theresa Ames is the executive secretary in the Doctor of Health Administration Program (DHA) and assists the Health Administration Division and the Health Administration Undergraduate Programs within the School of Health Sciences. She also supports the Health Administration Division Advisory Council and the Doctor of Health Administration Alumni/Student Network Board of Directors.

Theresa joined Central Michigan University as a temporary employee in January 2003 and continued working in that capacity until permanent employment with The Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions in the DHA Program in September 2005. Prior to joining Central Michigan University, she worked as a substitute teacher in the Clare/Gladwin Intermediate School Districts with the Clare, Farwell and Harrison Schools and at Mid-Michigan Community College. Ms. Ames was also formerly employed with Central Michigan Newspapers in their Clare office for two years prior to the office closing in 2001 as the office secretary.

She is a 2000 graduate of Davenport University and holds three Associate in Applied Science Degrees in the fields of Office Information Specialist, Business Information Specialist and Administrative Secretary with an Executive Emphasis: as well as, earning an Office Communications Certification in 1995 from Davenport University.

Ms. Ames and her husband Ken are the parents of six grown children: Chuck (CMU 1999), Ken (CMU 2002), Shannon (CMU 2006), Geoff, Brandon, and Tammy (CMU 2019)! They have eleven (11) grandchildren, Morgan, Kylie, Karleigh, Travis, Mallory, Autumn, Landon, Aiden, Hailey, Andi and Warner.

Theresa is a creative person and loves the whole environment of crafting which includes, scrap-booking, card making, quilting and designing special items for all members of her immediate and extended families.