CARE Team Members

Lynn Hobson

Lynn Hobson: Dean of Students


Lynn has received threat assessment training from the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management. She has a Master of Science degree in Counselor Education.

Wade Redeker

Wade Redeker: Director of Residential Life


Wade graduated from ESU with a Master of Science degree in Education Administration. As Director of Residential Life, he oversees all functions of the department, including operations, personnel, staff development, and programming for residents.


Shatni Ramcharan

Shanti Ramcharan: Director of Disability Services


Shanti is responsible for coordinating all accommodations for ESU students with disabilities. She is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed addictions counselor.  Shanti has a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. She serves as the Chair of the CARE Team.


Jacqueline Schmidt


Jaque Schmidt: Director of Student Wellness


Jaque is a licensed clinical professional counselor. She directs the department of Student Wellness, which includes Counseling Services, Disability Services, and Health Services.  She has a Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel.