Meet Our Graduate Admissions Staff
Darlene Dilley, Director of Admissions
Darlene is originally from Magna, Utah. She is a University of Utah alumna and received her Master of Education from Westminster. She loves working in higher education and enjoys being in Admissions because it’s "where the journey begins". Her favorite place on campus is Emigration Creek. During Darlene’s spare time, she likes to stay active—hanging out with her two children, golfing, playing racquetball, rafting and going on road trips. She also enjoys relaxing with a good movie and music. Her favorite local destination is Goblin Valley and food from Bombay House.
Ashley Williams, Sr. Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Born in Oregon but raised in Utah, 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 has great coworkers. Her favorite campus location is the Giovale Library’s Tower Reading Room because it’s relaxing and has a great view. Ashley enjoys reading, 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.
Jennifer Van Cott, Director of Regional Recruitment and Corporate Relations
Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Jenn attended the University of Phoenix where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She is currently working towards her Master's Degree in Adult Education at Westminster. Her favorite part about working in the admissions office is the honor of meeting amazing people and seeing lives change through education. On campus, she enjoys hanging out in the Commons Area. Off campus, her favorite local spot is the Gallivan Center. In her spare time, Jenn enjoys watching sports, traveling and cooking. Her favorite restaurant is Kimchi House in Layton.
Andrew Wright, Sr. Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Originally from Clawson, UT, Andrew moved to Salt Lake City to pursue his education at the University of Utah. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in Japanese, Andrew went on to complete the Master of Professional Communications program at Westminster and shortly after, joined the admissions team. His favorite part about working in admissions is helping potential students realize the smooth path to starting a graduate degree and sharing his love of Westminster with others. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys spending time with his three beautiful daughters and watching college football. His favorite local spot is Rice-Eccles Stadium (Go Utes!) and his favorite restaurant is Kyoto.
Brandon Hines, Sr. Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Originally from Poulsbo, Washington, Brandon moved to Salt Lake City to attend Westminster and major in Flight Operations Management. Upon completion of his degree, he joined the admissions team as a freshmen recruiter and since finishing his MBA, is in his current role as Graduate Business recruiter. His favorite part about working at his alma mater is the strong community between the staff, faculty and students. On campus, you'll usually find him training at the Dolores Doré Eccles Health Wellness and Athletic Center. In is spare time, Brandon enjoys bowling, triathlons, and racing cars. His favorite local spot is Miller Motorsports Park and his favorite restaurant is Moochie's Meatballs.