Training and Development Staff


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Jennifer Campfield
Director of Training and Development

Jennifer joined the Training and Development department in February of 2013 as the Director after working for over seven years in JMU’s Office of Human Resources. Jennifer double majored in Psychology and English as an undergraduate at JMU. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from VCU and Master of Science in Education in Adult Education and Human Resource Development from JMU. Her responsibilities include leading the T&D team; analyzing professional development needs; developing, delivering and evaluating professional development workshops; and ensuring that the activities of the Training and Development department support the university mission. She enjoys engaging JMU employees in professional development activities that foster personal and professional growth, enhance work/life balance and increase workplace productivity. Jennifer is MBTI, SDI and Franklin Covey Rethinking Stress certified.


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Raymond Brown, Jr.
Professional Development Specialist

Raymond joined the JMU Training and Development Department in June of 2013 and serves as the Professional Development Specialist. His responsibilities include analyzing professional development needs, developing, delivering and evaluating professional development workshops and overseeing technology for learning. His former experiences, JMU Football player, AHRD Master's program graduate, and Organizational Development Coordinator in the University Unions Department, have cultivated Raymond’s passion for seeing others grow to their full potential.  He is very passionate about his family, wife Sarah and two dogs, and his involvement in the community. His hobbies include reading, playing sports and mentoring young men.

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Suzanne Vance
Training Coordinator

Suzanne came onboard with the JMU T&D in 2004, by way of various capacities in the College of Business, including the Center for Entrepreneurship and the National Center for Professional Development. As Training Coordinator, her responsibilities include connecting workshops with content experts, and managing the Administrative Assistant Certificate Program and The JMU Success Series. She is a Covey-certified trainer. Suzanne is a recipient of the 2002-2003 College of Business Special Service Award, the 2005 Madison Award for Community Service and Volunteerism and a 2013 Customer Service Award Nominee for the JMU Administration and Finance Division. A passionate fundraiser, Suzanne is a Rockingham Memorial Hospital Foundation Board member and volunteers for several community organizations. She lives in Harrisonburg with her husband, Bill and their son, Parker.



Natalie Duda
Professional Development Assistant

Natalie joined the Training and Development Department in December of 2013 as the Professional Development Assistant.  Natalie graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Social Work degree and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) Degree in Adult Education/Human Resource Management at JMU.  Her responsibilities include managing the training calendar and logistics data management; coordinating, managing, and tracking all budget expenditures; ordering office supplies and professional development supplies; and overall providing support for the Training and Development Team.  Natalie is very passionate about professional development and broadening others’ horizons, as well as her own.  When not at work she enjoys going to the gym, playing tennis, and anything to do with cars or motorsports.    

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Kassi Redifer
Logistics Specialist

Kassi is the Logistics Specialist for JMU Training and Development.  She joined the team in the summer of 2010 as an office assistant and became the Logistics Specialist for Training and Development in the fall of 2012.  Her responsibilities include room set up for workshops, scheduling and assisting departments with room use requests and helping with the JMU Training and Development training calendar.  When not at work, she enjoys being outdoors with her husband and their two Beagles, Maci and Axel, field sports and doing any type of craft.



Meganne Downey
Graduate Assistant

Megan Vela and Emily Carter
Student Assistants


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