OAT Staff

Director, Office of Academic Technology (vacant)


Glenn PillsburyGlenn Pillsbury, Ph.D

 Instructional Designer/LMS Expert gpillsbury@csustan.edu

Glenn Pillsbury has been at Stan State since 2009, hired as the campus’s first instructional designer.  He previously held educational technology positions at University of the Pacific and UCLA.  Glenn graduated from UCLA with a PhD in Musicology in 2003 and later published his dissertation on the heavy metal band Metallica with Routledge. He lives in Stockton. Contact him at gpillsbury@csustan.edu.



Tom Siechert, MBA

ATI Instructional Designer tsiechert@csustan.edu

M.B.A., California State University, Fresno (with distinction)
B.S., California State University, Fresno (Business Administration, Information Systems)

My name is Tom Siechert, and I am an ATI Instructional Designer at Stan State. Before joining the Academic Technology team at Stanislaus, I was the ATI Procurement Program Manager at Fresno State for seven years, and prior to that I was the senior Technology Buyer for ten years. I have worked on the CSU Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) since 2006 and served as a subject matter expert on the systemwide CSU Accessible Technology Network since 2012. My learning interests include instructional design, UX design theory, inclusive learning, entre/intrapreneurship, process improvement, and accessibility testing. When not working, I enjoy listening to music, reading, spending time with the family watching movies, going out to eat, or getting lost using one of my many tech devices. Feel free to reach out to me at tsiechert@csustan.edu.


Maribel Duran, MA

OAT Program Coordinator mlopez21@csustan.edu

My name is Maribel Duran, and I am the Program Coordinator for the Office of Academic Technology. I am a proud Stan State Alumni and have had the opportunity to be part of a team that genuinely cares about the success of all faculty and students here at Stan State. Before joining the Academic Technology team, I was a teacher at Turlock Christian School for five years. I currently assist faculty with academic technology and help coordinate workshops to better support our faculty through the transition over to Canvas. My learning interest includes higher education, cognitive development, educational technology, and instructional design. When not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching movies, traveling, reading, swimming, and baking. Feel free to send me an email at mlopez21@csustan.edu.