Residence Hall Director, Saxe Hall - ESS
Statement of Interest
I am looking to become more involved in the university overall outside of just my department. I am looking to be an asset to the university and serve in a way that can benefit the students, and CMU PD.
My name is Dustin Abrego and I am the Residence Hall Director for Saxe Hall in the East Community. August will mark my fifth year at CMU. I graduated from CMU with my B.A.A. in Broadcasting in 2012, and then Northwest Missouri State University with my M.S. in Higher Education Leadership in 2015. I am currently pursuing an MBA at CMU.
I am looking to fully commit myself to the service and holistic learning of our student body. On campus I am involved with the Financial Wellness Collaborative, Residence Life Facilities, and greek life advising. Outside of CMU I serve on a professional organization committee and have presented at several conferences on the topics of mindfulness, student finances, and stress management.
Assistant Director, Saxe Acadmic Advising - ESS
Statement of Interest
Social justice is very important to me, and is one of the main reasons I wish to join the Police Oversight Committee. I am interested in fairness to all.
I am beginning my forty-first year as an employee at Central Michigan University.
The majority of my career was spent in the Admissions Office. Twenty-one years as Director of Admissions where I supervised the recruitment activities of twenty-one staff members. The job entailed supervising travel responsibilities in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin, overseeing the processing of 20,000 applications, planning major campus visits such as "CMU & You" Day, Centralis Scholarship Competition, College Visit Days, and Pre-Orientation receptions, serving as a liaison to high school, community college, faculty, and government officials, developing publications in conjunction with University Communications, and managing a large university budget.
Five years ago I took a position in Parent & Family Services/Academic Advising and Assistance. I answer questions and concerns parents and supporters have throughout their students time on our campus, coordinate monthly electronic newsletters, developed a parent & family website, with a committee am in the the process of coordinating a Facebook presence, work with Athletics to create events for Family Day, and meet with the Parent & Guardian Advisory Council. I also serviced part-time as a Pre-Major Advisor for students who commute to campus.
Journeyman, Locksmith - FAS
I am interested in being on the Police Oversight Committee. I have been an employee of CMU for the last 8 years. Prior to that, I worked in campus safety and security at the University of Akron for 11 years. Prior to that, I worked security for Kent State University for 5 years. In addition, I worked in Facilities Protection for the BF Goodrich company in Akron Ohio for 15 years. I have had private police, fire, and EMS training in addition to being a Certified Master Locksmith.