Department Staff

  • Alisabet Valdes – Business Manager
    Major areas of responsibility: accountant for the E&G and Foundation funds within the department, faculty and staff appointments, Department security coordinator
    Email: valdes [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ], afvaldes [ at fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 253A Love
    Phone: 644-5450
    Work Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Jaden Austin – Departmental Administrative Assistant
    Major areas of responsibility – Assist department chair, assist professors with promotion and tenure binders, input Assignments of Responsibilities in OMNI, make arrangements for special events, maintain office supply inventory, timesheet management, key disbursement, manage travel and other reimbursements.
    Email: jaustin [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 253 Love
    Phone: 644-2644
  • Daniel Clawson – Graduate Coordinator
    Major areas of responsibility: Processing applications for graduate admission and financial aid, sending acceptance and rejection letters to graduate student applicants, tracking status of current graduate students, and general assistance to the chair
    Email: clawson [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 203D Love
    Phone: 645-4975
  • Edwina Hall – Administrative Associate
    Major areas of responsibility: E&G “OPS” payroll certifications, OPS appointments, purchase orders through Spearmart
    Email: ehall [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 253C Love
    Phone: 644-0672
    Work Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Lauren Higbee – Academic Program Specialist
    Major areas of responsibility: Undergraduate advising for junior/senior Computer Science majors, progress checks, graduation clearances, major certification, etc.
    Email: lhigbee [at fsu dot edu]
    Office: 203C Love
    Phone: 850-644-8700
    Appointments: Monday-Thursday, 9:00AM – 12:00PM, Fridays 9:00AM – 11:00AM
    Drop-In Advising: Monday-Thursday, 2:00PM – 4:30PM
    How to Schedule an Appointment: Schedule appointment
  • Appointments for Non-Majors: Schedule appointment
    Note: Spring/Summer 2020 academic advising is conducted virtually through Zoom. Current FSU students may make appointments via Campus Connect. Log in to and click the “CC” icon at top left. Zoom link and meeting ID are listed in my availability in CC.

  • Lori McFadden – Grants Compliance Analyst
    Major areas of responsibility: Accountant for the grant funds within the department, pre and post award, C& G payroll certifications
    Email: mcfadden [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 253B Love
    Phone: 850-644-8598
    Work Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Barbara Twyman – Administrative Associate
    Major areas of responsibility: Course creation and scheduling, academic space scheduling, assisting undergraduate and graduate advisors, submitting course book orders and course evaluation forms, serves as back-up key manager
    Email: twyman [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ], btwyman [ at fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 203A Love
    Phone: 850-644-236
  • Bobby Roy – System Administrator
    Major areas of responsibility: Assist in the management of computing and network resources
    Email: roy [ at cs dot fsu dot edu ]
    Office: 208E MCH (Carothers)
    Phone: 644-0516
    Work Hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm