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Meet Our Staff

Jeremy Bourgoin, Ed.D.

Dr. Jeremy Bourgoin is the Director of Student Accountability, Community Standards and Academic Integrity. Jeremy oversees the office unit and supports all the team members in SACSAI while serving as an Accountability Officer and managing the Honor System for the university. Jeremy also handles most external operations for the office to the division and the broader university. Jeremy previously served as Assistant Director for Academic Integrity and was the adviser to the Undergraduate Honor Council before assuming his current position. Before working in Student Accountability, Jeremy held progressive roles in Residential Life, the Dean of Students Office, and Athletics at the University of Miami. Originally from Tennessee, Jeremy received his B.S. from UT Chattanooga before earning his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Peabody College. While on staff at Vanderbilt, Jeremy earned a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University. Jeremy loves spending time with his family and friends, trying new restaurants in Nashville, and cheering on his hometown teams (Titan Up and Anchor Down)!

Randall Williams, MPA
Assistant Director for Student Accountability

Randall Williams serves as the Assistant Director for Student Accountability. As Assistant Director, Randall serves as the primary Accountability Officer and addresses most matters involving non-academic policy violations. Randall also manages compliance efforts within the office. Randall brings a wealth of knowledge and depth of experience in the field of Student Conduct where he has served for the last 11 years. Prior to Vanderbilt, Randall served as the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards at Dean College. Randall also has broad experience in the field of Residence Life and Title IX Education and Training. Randall is an Appalachian State University graduate from Fayetteville, North Carolina and is fan of travel, sports, and collecting shoes.

Marissa McGillis, M.Ed.
Assistant Director for Academic Integrity

Marissa McGillis is the Assistant Director for Academic Integrity in the Office of Student Accountability, Community Standards, and Academic Integrity. As Assistant Director, Marissa assists in developing, coordinating, and maintaining the university’s Honor System. In this role, she also serves as the staff adviser to the Undergraduate Honor Council and the primary investigator for alleged Honor Code violations involving graduate and professional students in the Divinity School, the Owen Graduate School of Management, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, and the School of Nursing. From 2017-2019, Marissa worked as a graduate assistant in Student Accountability while pursuing a master’s degree in Peabody College. Most recently, she served as a program coordinator within Vanderbilt’s residential college system, where she implemented faculty-driven residential programs and directed Transfer Student Orientation. In her free time, Marissa enjoys traveling, cycling, and spending time with family and friends.

Elaine Currie, M.Ed.
Coordinator for Student Accountability & Academic Integrity

Elaine Currie is the Coordinator for Student Accountability and Academic Integrity in the office. Elaine serves as an Accountability Officer adjudicating alleged violations of University policy. Elaine also investigates alleged violations of the Honor Code and aids in advising the Undergraduate Honor Council. Prior to serving in her Coordinator role, Elaine was a graduate assistant in Student Accountability while she earned her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration. Elaine graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Education, Learning, and Society from the University of Washington in Seattle. At the UW, she served as the Vice President of Member Development for Pi Beta Phi, volunteered as an undergraduate teaching assistant for biopsychology, stress psychology, and cognitive psychology courses, and worked at the ArtsUW Ticket Office. In her free time, Elaine loves to travel, both domestically and internationally, and she is hoping to visit Australia next!

Jenny Chung
Administrative Assistant

Jenny joins Vanderbilt in mid-June

Makenna Messina, M.A.
Graduate Assistant

Makenna Messina is a second-year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration M.Ed. program at Vanderbilt University. In her role as a graduate assistant, Makenna investigates academic integrity cases and supports the Undergraduate Honor Council. Makenna recently graduated with an M.A. in Leadership & Organizational Development from Saint Mary’s College of California (SMC). At SMC, she was a graduate assistant for the Office of Residential Experience, served as a Resident Director, and worked for the Bias Incident Report Team under the College Committee on Inclusive Excellence. Makenna is from Redmond, Washington and is looking forward to learning all that the Nashville community has to offer!