Meet our Staff

Julie Tolbert Nix, LICSW, PIP - Director
Master of Social Work
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
jnix@jsu.edu

Len McCauley, LICSW, PIP, CEAP 
New Pathways Coordinator/Counselor 
Master of Social Work
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
lmccauleyjr@jsu.edu

Lola Johnston, PhD, NCC, LPC
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
Master of Science, Community Agency Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certified Practitioner
lmjohnston@jsu.edu 

Tekeisha Goggins, LICSW, PIP
Master of Social Work
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Counselor
tgoggins@jsu.edu

Jonathan Wetzel, LMSW
Master of Social Work
Counselor
jwetzel1@jsu.edu

Kristen O'Dell, LPC
Master of Science, Community Agency Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor
kpodell1@jsu.edu

Giselle Sharp, LICSW, PIP, RPT
Master of Social Work
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Registered Play Therapist 
**Serving students impacted by Dating Violence, Domestic Violence,
Sexual Assault and Stalking 
gsharp@jsu.edu 

Norma Penny 
Administrative Coordinator/Testing Administrator

Administers National ACT, Residual ACT, MAT, CLEP, Praxis, SAT, ACT Workkeys, 
ProvExam Certification, NOCTI Robot Certification. 
Serves as proctor for JSU Distance Ed, Dual Enrollment and for other Universities. 
npenny@jsu.edu