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Meet Our Staff

Lisa Clapper, MSW, LCSW, CCM

Lisa Clapper is the Director of the Student Care Network and Student Care Coordination at Vanderbilt University. She earned her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Butler University. Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Case Manager. She brings several years of experience coordinating medical and mental health care for diverse populations, along with in-depth knowledge of health insurance, and well-being coaching. Lisa values the importance of proactively identifying challenges, barriers, and goals and working collaboratively with students to coordinate the best possible care to address their needs. Her approach to working with students is strengths-based, seeking to understand and develop the strengths and capabilities our students already possess in a way that empowers them to take a positive lead in their own care. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband, reading as much as she can, and ticking more boxes on her travel bucket list.


Jamye Hardy Willé, Ed.D, LMSW
Associate Director, Leadership, Outreach, and Training

Dr. Jamye Hardy Willé is an Associate Director in Student Care Coordination at Vanderbilt University.  She is a native of Nashville, TN and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from Western Kentucky University.  Jamye is a Licensed Master Social Worker and brings with her diverse work experiences from social work and higher education settings.  She obtained her Doctorate in Education in leading Learning Organizations and Strategic Change from Lipscomb University.  Dr. Hardy Willé is passionate about recognizing the connections between mental health and student success, and connecting students to resources that meet their holistic needs.  Her approach to practice is grounded in the strengths perspective and cultural competence, where she intentionally centers interventions on each student’s personal strengths and cultural background.  Jamye believes intervention effectiveness and subsequent help seeking behaviors increase when students recognize the value of their intrinsic abilities and available resources.  Outside of work, Jamye enjoys live music, the arts, sports, and collecting experiences through traveling around the world and in her own backyard.  Dr. Hardy Willé is an active citizen within the community where she is a board member at the W.O. Smith Music School, Unscripted Improv, an advisory board member with Promise Land Heritage Association, and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.


Jonathan Ailsworth, MSW, LMSW 
Student Care Coordinator

Jonathan Ailsworth is a Student Care Coordinator at Vanderbilt University. Jonathan is from the great city of Memphis, TN, and received his Masters in Social Work from the University of Tennessee, emphasizing clinical services, and his bachelors from Trevecca Nazarene University in Social Work with a minor in counseling.  Jonathan loves helping people find their inner strengths and to achieve their whole selves.  He brings years of experience working with students and crisis work, with K-12th aged students, afterschool care, group homes, and individual and group settings. Jonathan enjoys hearing others and helping them with problem-solving, and achieving great things. Outside of work, he enjoys going to movies, playing video games, reading fiction books, and loves to eat great foods.



Isabelle Quinn, MSW, LMSW
Student Care Coordinator

Isabelle Quinn is a Student Care Coordinator at Vanderbilt University. She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Alabama. While there, she focused on Addiction/Recovery Sciences and received her Master of Social Work with a concentration in Children, Family, and Adolescents. Originally from Woodway, WA, Isabelle has a passion for advocacy and works to promote emotional wellness and healing in university settings. She believes in utilizing empathy, consistency, and strengths-based approaches to further the student experience and help those that need assistance during their collegiate years. She hopes to help students learn how to advocate for themselves and ensure their personal successes both in education and in life. Outside of the office, Isabelle enjoys going to concerts, spending time with friends, getting her nails done, and traveling. Isabelle is a proud member of Delta Gamma Fraternity. 


Tyesha Butler, LMSW
Student Care Coordinator

Tyesha Butler is a Student Care Coordinator at Vanderbilt University. Tyesha is originally from Mississippi and earned her Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University. She received her Master of Social Work from the University of Tennessee, with a concentration in trauma-informed care and clinical practice. Tyesha has many years of experience providing counseling and care to older adults, young adults, teens, and youth. One of her greatest strengths is her ability to connect with, guide, and listen, while considering the needs and capabilities of the people she serves. Tyesha’s goals are to work with students utilizing their strengths to remove barriers and equip them with the proper tools to be self-sufficient and flourish. She brings her grounding presence, humor (when appropriate), and creates a safe and brave environment where grace, bravery, joy, and accountability co-exist. In her spare time, you can find Tyesha cooking, traveling, reading or listening to books, or spending time with her friends and family.


Samantha Melone
CARE Support Specialist

Samantha Melone is a CARE Support Specialist at Vanderbilt. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from The Ohio State University. Samantha has years of experience providing case management, clinical therapy, crises intervention, family support, and coordinating acute psychiatric hospitalizations. Samantha has experience working with children, adolescents, and families. She is passionate about using a strengths-based approach as well as understanding each student’s unique story in order to create a successful treatment plan. Outside of working, Samantha enjoys being outside as much as she can (anything from hiking to sitting by the pool), CrossFit, reading, and spending time with her husband.  


Kris Schonewill
CARE Support Specialist

Kris Schonewill is a CARE Support Specialist at Vanderbilt. He earned his Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from Taylor University and later went on to complete his Master’s of Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Kris has years of experience in the field of mental health, most recently supervising a community mental health team serving youth and young adults as they navigated their diagnoses, symptoms and the transition to adulthood. Kris also has direct experience providing case management, crises assessment and intervention, and helping clients navigate complex mental health and interpersonal challenges. He is passionate about building connections with young adults and working to eliminate barriers to help them reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Outside of work, Kris enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He also loves music, baking, time spent in nature, a good cup of coffee, exploring new restaurants and following Nashville sports teams.  


Stephanie Bright
CARE Support Coordinator

Stephanie Bright is a CARE Support Coordinator at Vanderbilt University. She is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of New Mexico. She joined the Student Care Network in September 2022 where she brings several years of administrative support experience. Outside of work, Stephanie is an enlisted soldier in the Army National Guard. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, interior decorating, gardening, and getting together with friends and family as often as possible.



Hayley Brisendine
Operations Coordinator

Hayley Brisendine is the Operations Coordinator in the Student Care Coordination at Vanderbilt University. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management and Human Performance as well as her Associates minor degree in Business Management at Martin Methodist College (now known as University of Tennessee Southern), where she also earned a collegiate athletic scholarship playing volleyball. She has multiple years’ experience in billing and insurance, as well as strong customer service that help students navigate their way through their collegiate journey. Outside of work, Hayley enjoys coaching volleyball for a local volleyball club program, being at home playing video games where she enjoys the company of her 3 cats and dog, or spending time with friends and family