Meet Our Staff
Meet Our Graduate Admissions Team
Ashley Williams, Director of Graduate Admissions
Ashley attended the University of Utah where she majored in psychology, and also earned a Master of Education degree from Westminster. She enjoys working for Admissions because she gets to meet new people every day and works with a great team. Ashley enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and spending time with friends and family, especially her three nieces. Her favorite local spot is Liberty Park and her favorite restaurant is Red Rock.
Lauren Erlacher, Graduate Business Recruiter
Lauren is a dedicated professional in higher education with diverse experience in recruitment, relationship management, program development, event coordination, marketing strategy, and student services. Lauren loves college! She graduated from the University of Nebraska with her MBA and completed her bachelor's degree at Utah State University in Journalism and Communication. Lauren likes to celebrate every day with good friends, family, and food. A city girl, you will find her at any festival that comes into Salt Lake, but she loves that great outdoors are just minutes away! She is a sports enthusiast and a big fan of Diet Coke.
Saralynn Skinner, Graduate Business Recruiter
Saralynn is originally from Jackson Hole, WY but moved to Utah seven years ago. She graduated from Westminster College with a degree in communication and found herself working in graduate admissions soon after—and is loving it! Her favorite part about working in admissions is being proud of the school she is promoting. From her own experiences at Westminster she knows that students will get the personalized attention they deserve during and after they complete their degree. Saralynn loves fishing, hiking and most of all—her dog Indiana Bones.
Jelani Taylor, Graduate Admissions Recruiter
Jelani grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies and Sociology. She loves working in admissions because she likes working with students obtain their educational goals. In her spare time Jelani enjoys spending time with her family and eating at local restaurants such as Este Pizza Co. Her favorite place on campus is SHAW because this is where students get together to study and eat.