Kristie Sartain joined the Department of English in 2012 as Business Manager. She assists the Department Head and Associate Head with various fiscal functions. In this role, she maintains the annual, travel, and instructional budgets. Ms Sartain also processes payroll, employment personnel reports, and all appointment paperwork for faculty, staff, and students. She serves as liaison between the department and other university officials relating to administrative issues and operating policy and procedures. Ms Sartain supervises the main office administrative assistant, accountant, and building manager.