Meet the On Your Marq Staff

Each On Your Marq student is supported in a variety of ways. Graduate coaches provide OYM students with targeted support in the areas of executive functioning, academic skills, and social and professional navigation. OYM students also work with an undergraduate peer mentor to assist in the successful transition to college social life.


On Your Marq Director

Emily RaclawEmily Raclaw, MS, LPC 

Emily is honored to be the director of On Your Marq. She is a lifelong Milwaukee resident and brings 15 years of disability in education expertise to the program. She has presented at several conferences and trained other college success programs on the topics of disability as diversity, neurodiversity, and programming.  

Prior to coming to Marquette, Emily has taught high school special education, worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, and coordinated a college success program for students with disabilities. She is an expert in program creation and development, as well as a disability advocate and professional. She is also a licensed professional counselor and utilizes those skills to ensure On Your Marq considers the whole student.  Outside of work she spends time with her son, husband, and dogs. She is an avid traveler, and loves to share her travel tips. 

She is excited to serve On Your Marq students and staff, coming alongside them in their individual journeys. 


On Your Marq Therapy Dog 



Raven, Aussiedoodle

Raven is an Aussiedoodle from Iowa's Doodle Company. She was born February 19th 2021. Emily and Raven are a certified therapy dog team. She can be found following Emily around or getting snuggles and pets from our students. She enjoys a good game of hallway fetch, and treats! She brings so much comfort and joy to our students. 





Meet our staff for the 2022-2023 year!

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Graduate Coaches 


Christina Aichele

Christina Aichele

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Track
Undergraduate Institution:Marquette University 
Undergraduate Degree: Spanish Language and Literature

Graduate Instistuion: Marquette University

Graduate Degree: Educational Policy and Leadership: College Student Personnel 

Fun Fact: She has two dogs!


Jeff Flinchem

Jeff Flinchem

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Undergraduate Institution: Augustana College
Undergraduate Degree: Psychology
Fun Fact: He plays the piano and saxophone





Emma Gaffney

Emma Gaffney

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Track
Undergraduate Institution: Concordia University- WI
Undergraduate Degree: Disability Studies with a minor in Psychology
Fun Fact: Her favorite animals are bees!




Rachel KormanRachel Korman

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Undergraduate Institution: University of St. Thomas

Undergraduate Degree: Public Health Studies

Fun Fact: She love animals!



Arianna MansavageArianna Mansavage

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Undergraduate Institution: Marquette University

Undergraduate Degree: Sociology

Fun Fact: She received her undergrad from Marquette University and am a 5th year on the track and field team 



Amanda ModelskiAmanda Modelski

Program:  Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Undergraduate Institution:  Denison University
Undergraduate Degree:  Psychology Major, English Creative Writing Minor 
Fun Fact:  She is a portrait painter in my free time




Kai NguyenKai Nguyen

Program:  Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Undergraduate Institution: UW-Eau Claire
Undergraduate Degree:  Psychology 
Fun Fact:  They pick up a new hobby probably once a month! They can embroider, paint, craft collages, and make digital art. 






Damon Paffenroth

Program: Philosophy 

Undergraduate Institution: Cal State Long Beach

Undergraduate Degree: Philosophy

Fun Fact:  He knows every state and its capitol.




Uma RathornsUma Rathore, MA

Program:  Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Undergrad: The IIS University ( International College for Girls,ICG) Jaipur, State- Rajasthan, India
Undergrad Degree:  Psychology Major, Geography, Sociology Minor

Graduate Institution: IIS University, Jaipur, India

Graduate Degree: Clinical Psychology

Fun Fact:  She dances when she's feeling anxious. 



Cameron Strawn

Cameron Strawn

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Child/Adolescent Track
Undergraduate Institution: Lawrence University

Undergraduate Degree: Psychology and Government

Fun Fact: He used to play tennis for the Lawrence University tennis team!



Nouchee Thao

Nouchee Thao

Program: MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
Undergraduate Institution: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee  

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts Psychology

Fun Fact: She has two cats! 



Carmen Yost

Carmen Yost

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Track

Undergraduate Institution: Saint Norbert College 

Undergraduate Degree: Psychology

Fun fact: In her free time she likes taking care of her 54 plants in her apartment!


Jiasheng Yu

Jiasheng Yu

Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Track

Undergraduate Institution: South China Normal University

Undergraduate Degree: Psychology

Fun fact: He's a beginner hip-hop dance learner and he learned Latin dance for half a  year when he was a child.


Peer Mentors


Eddie BEddie Bergman

Major: Economics 

Fun fact: He is the tallest person ever to be born on either side of his family!



Gavin D

Gavin Delrose

Major: Civil Engineering

Fun fact:He is a huge Chicago Cubs fan.






Matthew D

Matthew Diaz 

Major: Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med)

Fun fact:He can play 3 instruments! 






Anne D

Anne Doepke

Major: Elementary  Education and Psychology

Fun fact:She enjoys doing different watersports like wake surfing and waterskiing during the summer!. 





Audrey E

Audrey Early

Major: Speech Pathology and Audiology 

Fun fact:She's loves to travel! her favorite place she's been to is Ireland. 





Boaz EBoaz Epperson

Major: Civil Engineering 

Fun fact: He enjoys the outdoors.





Erin FErin Farley

Major: Nursing

Fun fact: She loves to crochet. 







Grace FGrace Frisone

Major: Speech and Language Pathology 

Fun fact: She was a competitive synchronized swimmer for 8 years!






Evelyn GEvelyn Gabriel

Major: Nursing

Fun fact: She sings just about everything. 








Annie GAnnie Gibbons

Major: Mathematics

Fun fact: She has never been out of the country. 








Ben JBenjamin Jennings

Major: Secondary English Education

Fun fact: He is absolutely obsessed with Hell's Kitchen, Master Chef, or any cooking competition show.  




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Fun fact: She wants to visit every MLB Ballpark!





Alyssa K

Alyssa Koepp

Major:Psychology and Philosophy

Fun fact: She is president of the Marquette chapter of March for Our Lives.




Ashley L


Ashley Lazar

Major: Speech Pathology, Psychology

Fun fact: She has an Australian Shepard.





Charlie M


Charlie McClintock

Major: Psychology

Fun fact: He is legally a lord of Scottish land.





Rebecca O


Rebecca Odeh

Major: Physiological Sciences

Fun fact: She plays piano.





Emma O


Emma O'Grady

Major: Educational Studies and Psychology

Fun fact: She climbed Croagh Patrick in Ireland.





Marcella R


Marcella Rivera

Major: Psychology

Fun fact: She is in the Marquette Jazz Ensemble.







Kaylee Schoen 

Major: Biomedical Sciences 

Fun fact: She has lived in the Green Bay area since she was two and has never been to a real Packer game. 





Hannah S


Hannah Sheehan 

Major: Nursing

Fun fact: She is named after Hana Lei Bay in Hawaii.






Milo S


Milo Sieger

Major: Education Studies

Fun fact:They are the proud owner of a lego death star! 





Meghan Smith


Meghan Smith 

Major: Biomedical Sciences (Pre-PA)

Fun fact: She has a twin sister and her younger siblings are triplets!




Planning Team

Mary Carlson

Mary Carlson, Ph.D.

Discipline: Clinical Associate Professor in Education

Fun Fact: She prides herself on having dissected a human brain. 

Wendy Krueger


Wendy Krueger, MS, CCC-SLP 

Discipline: Clinical Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

Fun Fact: She was a Twist (dance) champion!


Amy Van Hecke

Amy Vaughan Van Hecke, Ph.D.

Discipline: Professor of Psychology

Fun Fact: Dr. Van Hecke was Vice President of the Croquet Team while an undergrad at Smith College.