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Administrative Support Staff

Our administrative support staff are valued members of our team.  From answering the phones to greeting customers to problem solving to planning and organizing important events, they are key to our day to day success.

L to R: Kristine Sandberg, Veronica Ballenger, Shirley Hiltz, Cora Mitchell, Melissa Morrison, Rachel Harbin

Meet our Administrative Staff:

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Chief of Police

Rachel Harbin is the smiling face and first point of contact in the Office of the Chief. This important position also serves as administrative assistant for the Department of Finance and Administration.  In addition to providing a friendly greeting to our visitors and callers, our administrative assistant also manages the procurement of office supplies for the department, plans and organizes special departmental events, and manages our departmental identification system process.  This position also tracks departmental fuel purchases, coordinates and assists the HR Manager with recruiting/interviewing/hiring and manages multiple departmental calendars.  To reach our administrative assistant, please call 615-343-9750 or via email: Rachel Harbin

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Assistant Chiefs of Police

Kristine Sandberg serves in the vital role of supporting our Assistant Chiefs of Police. Kristine manages the day to day functions in the Office of the Assistant Chief. In addition to managing their busy schedules, she coordinates departmental events, manages the departmental staffing sheet, coordinates and plans meetings, serves as as an assistant to the Accreditation team and serves as a back-up to the AAI, Office of the Chief. Kristine can be reached at 615-343-9750 or by email:Kristine Sandberg

Senior Executive Secretary for the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Police

Cora Mitchell coordinates the day to day operations of the office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Police. In addition to managing the Chief’s busy schedule, Cora coordinates all travel arrangements for the department, serves as the departmental photographer and web master. Cora has been a member of the department since 2006 and has served over 10 years with Vanderbilt.  Cora may be contacted by calling 615-343-0446 or by email: Cora Mitchell