Our Staff

Brian T. Lusk, Director of SAVES and Student Counseling

Brian Lusk, LPC, CSAC
Director

Brian joined Radford University in March 2019 and comes to Radford with nearly 14 years of experience in a variety of mental settings. His primary role includes, but is not limited to providing leadership, supervision, and advocacy to and for the SAVES as well as working to establish and maintain collaborative relationships across campus and with community stakeholders. Brian is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). He received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bluefield College and his Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Radford University

Julie Dill, Assistant Director of SAVES

Julie Dill, LPC 
Assistant Director

Julie joined Radford University in 2013. Her primary role is to provide educational programming, advocacy, and counseling services to students on issues of sexual violence and substance abuse. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Central Michigan University. 

Samantha Wilhelmi, Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor

Samantha Wilhelmi, LCSW
Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor

Samantha joined Radford University in 2017. She provides substance use assessments and individual and group counseling to students who may be dealing with substance use issues. She also supervises Master level interns in their field placement with our office. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology and her Masters of Social Work from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Abbie Meier, Health Educator

Abigail Meier, CHES
Health Educator

Abbie joined Radford University in 2018. Her role is to coordinate health education and promotion efforts for the student body, while also building collaborative relationships between various university departments and community partners. She also serves as advisor to the Peer Health Educators (PHEs). She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health from James Madison University.

Shonna Turner, Office Manager

Shonna Turner
Office Manager

Shonna joined Radford University in February of 2019. Shonna has 6.5 years within the higher education system and provides adminitrative and office management for both SAVES and Student Counseling Services. She received her Associate of Applied Science in Accounting and continues to pursue her Bachelor’s in Management through Walden University.

Jordan Myers, Administrative Assistant

Jordan Myers
Administrative Assistant

Jordan joined Radford University in February of 2019. He assists in providing administrative and office support for both SAVES and Student Counseling Services.