Meet the Team


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Lynda Fulford

Associate Vice President

Lynda oversees the public relations functions for the university, including media relations, community relations, government and corporate relations, major publications, and sports information. She serves as a liaison with numerous community and business organizations to promote Cal Lutheran as a resource and premier educational institution.

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Karin Grennan

Media Relations Manager

Karin 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; serves as university spokesperson; documents media coverage; and updates News and In the News on the website.

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Colleen Cason

Interim University Editor

Colleen 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, such as the Annual Report, to ensure that they have accurate, timely and consistent messaging.

Cindy Keitel

Community Relations Coordinator

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.

Sharon Nelson

Operations Coordinator

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.

Robin Fielding

University Relations Coordinator

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.


Peggy Johnson

Editorial Assistant

Peggy provides writing, editing and project coordination for several publications, including CLU Magazine, collateral materials like Quick Facts, and the online calendar of events.

Brian Stethem

University Photographer

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.