Our Staff

Chandni Khadka

Chandni Khadka
Director, PDSO
ckhadka@jsu.edu

Chandni is originally from Kathmandu, Nepal. She completed her MBA degree from University of North Alabama. She loves working with international students and believes every student matters.

Cannon Connell
Cannon F. Connell
Administrative Assistant
cfconnell@jsu.edu 

Cannon is a native of Talladega, AL. She graduated from JSU with a BA in Communication. She enjoys working in a department with such a rich history and being a part of enhancing the international student experience.
Stephanie Marmion

Stephanie Marmion
Coordinator, International Student & Scholar
smarmionsmith@jsu.edu 

Stephanie is originally from Paris, France. She graduated with MBA degree from Arkansas State University. She likes travelling and helping students.

Jason Mallet

Jason Mallet
Coordinator, International House and Study Abroad 
jmallet@jsu.edu 

Jason is originally from Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina but spent eight years teaching in South Korea, where he also earned his Masters Degree at Sogang University. He has a passion for traveling, learning languages and making sure students have a fun time!

Josemanuel Mendez

Josemanuel Mendez
Resident Assistant

Josemanuel is from Guatemala. His passion is innovation (new technologies). He’s very active, both physically and mentally, and creativity is his strength. His major is Computer Science and he wants to create an innovative company one day.

Eileen Brethen

Eileen Brethen
Resident Assistant

Eileen is from Madison, Alabama and has a passion for travel, fitness, and creative arts. Her major is nursing, and she hopes to become a labor and delivery nurse after graduation.

Jonathan Summerlin

Jonathan Summerlin
Resident Assistant

Jonathan is from Gadsden, Alabama and enjoys traveling, movies and learning languages.  His major is Economics and he hopes to work in international trade. 

Phany Nina Gangbo

Phany Nina Gangbo
Resident Assistant

Nina Phany Gangbo is from Benin. Nina is passionate about acting, dancing and traveling. She is a nursing student and has ambition to become an anesthetist. Convinced that a fulfilling life is achieved by helping others, she is planning on serving in Doctors Without Borders.