Welcome to Conference and Event Services, your one-stop shop for event support! Our team collaborates with event stakeholders and support staff to cover all the planning bases, from event ideation to event-day support and post-event follow-up. We provide services for a variety of events—university-wide anchor events, performances, conferences, seminars, banquets, meetings, and camps—and deliver consistent results that ensure success and present Bethel well to guests.
Avis SoderstromDirector of Conference and Event Services
Instinctive. Strategic. Crafter.
Everyday is a party when Avis is in the room. She anticipates the impact, timing, and shared resources of events.
Kerri BakerManager of Conference and Event Technical Services
Talented. Artistic. Grillmaster.
Manages tech team to provide sound, lighting, and video support for your event. Lead designer for stage, backdrops and set props. University consultant for sound and lighting equipment.
Andrew GoulsonConference and Event Services Technician
Audio Engineer. Drummer. Father of Twins.
Manages/Teaches student works within Benson Great Hall. Provides audio, video, and general tech work for Benson Great Hall.
M. Chad GreenHouse Manager Conference and Event Services
Calm. Helpful. Band Conductor.
Manages front of house operations for Benson Great Hall and provides support for other events on campus.
Andrea HendricksManager of Benson Great Hall, Conferences, and Camps
Resourceful. Logistic. Auntie.
Manages all Benson Great Hall operations. Planner of summer camps, conferences, and rentals.
Brooke JamesonConference and Event Services Specialist
Detailed. Planner. Motorcyclist.
Specialist for academic department events and conferences, office techy, manages University Calendar, and web author.
Jan JessupSenior Conference and Event Services Specialist
Organized. Warmhearted. Active.
Lives and breathes event details and the communication of them. Serves non-academic event stakeholders. Manages the university calendar and event web pages.
Amy KelseyBox Office Manager and Conference and Event Services Specialist
Attentive. Friendly. Fun Mom.
Manages the Bethel Box Office and provides support to concerts and events.
Brian MetcalfRoom Scheduling and Conference and Event Services Specialist
Logistics. Helper. Baseball Enthusiast.
Administrator of Event Management Systems (EMS software), manages room scheduling, oversees the big picture of all unversity spaces and ensures maximum usage.