University Events & Conference Services Staff
Executive Director of University Events & Conference Services
Strategic Planning | Creative Direction | Event Production
As Executive Director of University Events & Conference Services, Julie oversees the production, management and creative direction of events and summer programing held on the DeLand campus.
With more than 20 years of experience in marketing and event production, Julie provides distinct brand and creative visions for the university's academic and premiere events, programs, and productions as well as leadership in services of consultation, event management, logistical support for both internal and external clients.
Prior to Stetson, Julie produced events at Warner Bros. Studios in Southern California, Easter Seals of Central Florida, and the American Heart Association. Away from the office, Julie enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, visiting local theme parks, and reading.
Director of University Events
Large-Scale Campus Programming | Special Events
As Director of University Events, Megan's focus is on supporting the planning and execution of events that exemplify Stetson's brand and mission.
Megan earned her Bachelor's Degree in Event Management from the University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management. After graduating, she worked with some of the top wedding vendors and venues in Orlando and held positions in planning and coordination, as well as venue management and sales. Megan appreciates a good challenge and loves the opportunity to experience new things.
As a proud Delandite, Megan was born, raised and currently lives in Deland. In her free time, she enjoys adventuring with her husband, spending quality time with her friends and family and going for walks her two Siberian huskies.
Associate Director of Conference Services
Social & Corporate Events | Meetings & Conferences
As Associate Director of Conference Services, Taylor oversees the execution of summer camps, conferences, and external events around campus.
Taylor earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. Prior to joining Stetson, he worked at several Universities including University of South Florida St. Peterburg, Appalachian State University and University of Washington managing the events and operations of Student Centers.
Returning to his hometown of DeLand, Taylor is excited about growing Stetson Events and continuing to build relationships with the community. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, traveling, and supporting his favorite sports teams.
Event Support | Campus Calendar Management
Cheri has worked at Stetson for 25 years, all of them in the Continuing Education Department. She is thrilled to be joining the University Events and Conference Services Team and continuing to build connections on campus through her involvement with summer camps and conferences.
Cheri is a longtime DeLand resident who enjoys spending time with her family - Sean, '07, her husband of 31 years; their awesome sons Christian, '15 and Jacob '18; and her amazing daughter in law, Dalles '16. Cheri and her husband love to travel, go out to eat, and spend time with their family and fur family including Gus the Basset Hound, Bandit the Husky, and their grand-pup and grand-kitties.
Micala recently joined the Office of University Events and Conference Service at the beginning of May 2023 as the Event Manager, with the goal of providing support to all university events and managing the campus events calendar efficiently.
She comes from the Events and Non-profit space, previously working as an event manager with the National Kidney Foundation of Florida. Her work with the university currently includes handling event support requests, coordinating the campus events calendar and helping create positive experiences for student, faculty and staff.
Micala earned her B.S. in Event Management from the University of Central Florida in 2022. During her time there, she worked at the downtown UCF campus, providing fun experiences for her peers and volunteering in the Parramore community.Growing up in the central Florida area, she continues to explore and support all that the local communities have to offer.