Gretchen produces CIERA’s marketing materials and manages logistics for large conferences, outreach events, and public lectures. She writes news stories & newsletters, liases with media professionals, and handles CIERA’s social media. She is the primary staff support for CIERA’s Board and its fundraising & development activities. She helps develop the center’s website and designs & manages conference and project websites. Gretchen assists with CIERA’s hiring processes for new faculty & postdocs. Together will all the center staff, Gretchen supports CIERA’s vibrant environment of numerous visitors, faculty, postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students. She supervises work-study students.