Meet the Team

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Karin Grennan

Media Relations Manager
805-493-3512
kgrennan@callutheran.edu

Karin works closely with the president, cabinet and other campus leadership to develop and implement strategic communications; serves as university spokesperson; oversees major publications including CLU Magazine and the Annual Report; shares university news with the media through press releases, media alerts, personal pitches and event listings; responds to media inquiries including requests for expert comments; assists with op-ed submissions; documents media coverage; and updates News and In the News on the website.

Linda Martinez

Temporary University Editor
805-493-3651
lkmartinez@callutheran.edu

Linda edits and oversees Cal Lutheran publications that reach our largest external audiences, notably CLU Magazine for alumni and parents and the Cultural Events Calendar for community members. She collaborates on other key Cal Lutheran online and print communications to ensure that they have accurate, timely and consistent messaging.

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Cindy Keitel

Community Relations Coordinator
805-493-3958
ckeitel@callutheran.edu

Cindy serves as a community liaison interacting with external organizations, business and civic leaders, and the neighbors. She supports and promotes university programs including the Speakers Bureau and Community Leaders Association that sponsors the annual Hats & High Tea, Golf Tournament and Mathews Leadership Forum.

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Sharon Nelson

Operations Coordinator
805-493-3150
smnelso@callutheran.edu

Sharon organizes the five-event Corporate Leaders Breakfast Series; publishes the Weekly, the electronic newsletter for faculty and staff, and Happenings in the Arts, the electronic monthly newsletter highlighting music, theatre, visual and cultural arts presented by Cal Lutheran; and serves as budget manager for University Relations.

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Robin Fielding

University Relations Coordinator
805-493-3084
fielding@callutheran.edu

Along with providing administrative support for University Relations, Robin is responsible for working with the Community Leaders Association to raise money for student scholarships and faculty grants. She also works with students, staff and the community on events and projects that raise awareness of Cal Lutheran.

   

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Brian Stethem

University Photographer
bstethem@callutheran.edu

Along with being a member of the Art Department faculty, Brian is responsible for photography for major publications and media releases as well as portraits for special projects and high-profile events. 

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