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Veteran center staff


A veteran representative is here to help

Connect with a PTVC team member to receive additional assistance.

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Connect with a PTVC representative

At the Pat Tillman Veterans Center, we understand the challenges that veteran, military and dependent student populations may face, and we’re here to help you succeed. If you have questions about your benefits, campus locations, veteran resources or anything related to your veteran status, you can reach us us at — we’ll get you the answers you need.

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PTVC Leadership

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Shawn Banzhaf

Executive Director

Pat Tillman Veterans Center

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Chris Rauschenbach

Director of Innovation & Compliance

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Michelle Loposky

Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships

Student Advocacy Team

PTVC also has a team focused on helping students be successful inside and outside of the classroom. Regardless if you’re looking for tutoring, or even need help with withdrawal due to military activation, and everything in between… Please contact us with ANY questions not directly related to certifying your VA paperwork via email at

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Beno Thomas

Senior Success Advocate

– Tempe and Polytechnic campuses

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Sonia Carrasco

Success Advocate

– West and Downtown Phoenix campuses

School Certifying Officials

ASU has a team of School Certifying Officials (SCOs) that process your required forms, and report your enrollment certification(s) to the VA each semester. This includes reporting academic programs, number of credit hours, tuition charges, allowable fees, graduations, and any other applicable changes to your enrollment. Our SCO Team is here to answer your questions related to your VA benefit certifications: Call 480-965-7723 or email

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Leticia Vidana

Associate Director of Student Business Support

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Herminio Meneses

Assistant Director

Tempe campus

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Joanie Sturgeon

School Certifying Official

– Tempe campus

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Sheena Hayes

School Certifying Official

– Tempe campus

Downtown Phoenix campus

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Corey Williams

School Certifying Official

– Downtown campus

Online/SkySong campus

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Trudy Benninger

Sr. School Certifying Specialist

Polytechnic campus

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Emma Newcomer

Senior School Certifying Official

– Polytechnic campus

West campus

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Ken Salmon

Sr. School Certifying Specialist

VetSuccess Counselor at ASU

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Troy Rundle


ASU Online military students

ASU Online student veterans who need assistance with online registration or advising issues, please contact Metin Nazli at 480-884-1537 or


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Metin Nazli

Student Support Coordinator


Pat Tillman Veteran Center staff and locations

PTVC is here to assist you. Reach out to our staff or visit one of our campus locations to meet with us.

Contact us at if you have questions.


Downtown Phoenix campus

University Center Building, room 130
480-522-3058 (Fax)

Hours of operation
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Tempe campus

Memorial Union, Lower Level, room 75
480-522-3058 (Fax)

Sun Devil Stadium, Suite 500 (in the East Sideline building)

Hours of operation
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Polytechnic campus

Administration Building, suite 110
480-522-3058 (Fax)

Hours of operation
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

West campus

University Center Building, room 101
480-522-3058 (Fax)

Hours of operation
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

ASU at Lake Havasu

Military Student Support

480-522-3058 (Fax)

ASU Online

Military Student Support

480-522-3058 (Fax)