McNair Graduate Opportunity Program
University of New Hampshire
Stoke Hall, 14-E
11 Garrison Avenue
Durham NH 03824-3511
Phone: (603) 862-0088
Fax: (603) 862-1927
McNair Program Staff
TAMMY J. GEWEHR, Acting Director
Phone: (603) 862-0002
Tammy, a native of California, moved to New Hampshire in 2007 and became part of the McNair team in July 2008. She was first in her family to attend college and earned a B.S. in anthropology from the University of Idaho, and a M.Ed. with a specialization in Counseling and Guidance from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. She has previous experience working with one of the TRIO Programs (Student Support Services) at Cal Poly State University in California where she was their academic advisor. Tammy enjoys working with college students as demonstrated in her ten plus years working in higher education. As McNair’s academic advisor she will be working closely with students in the process of their transition from undergraduate to graduate school.
While not at work Tammy enjoys hanging out with her husband Aubrey and son, River. If they are not working on their house they can be found kayaking, hiking, skiing, walking the dog or relaxing on the porch. Tammy also enjoys photography, listening to Jazz/Blues and training exotic animals.
HELEN LONEK, Program Assistant
Phone: (603) 862-0088
Helen Lonek grew up in New York and moved to New Hampshire in 2002. She received her Associate’s Degree from The Berkeley School in New York City.
She has previous experience working for the TRIO Program at Great Bay Community College as well as in the Financial Aid Office. She enjoys the interaction she has with the students.
Helen’s spare time activities include cooking, reading, working on her golf game, playing with her golden retrievers and, as the mother of five sons, attending soccer games and track meets.
Jennifer Logsdon, Peer Advisor
Jennifer is a first-generation college student studying at UNH in the Ph.D. Program in Education, specializing in Leadership and Policy Studies. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with her Master’s in Educational Leadership in 2004. She has worked at Pima Community College and College of Southern Nevada, advising students and coordinating programs for student success, as well as serving on committees to promote diversity awareness at both institutions. When she does have free time she loves to hang out with her dogs, explore historical sites and listen to music.