Dawnetta Mahnken

Undergraduate Advisor

  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Student Services

Dawnetta Mahnken


B.S. Utah State University, Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies, 2011


Dawnetta Mahnken is an Undergraduate Academic Advisor in the FJ Management Center for Student Success. She is also pursuing a graduate degree in Educational Leadership in Higher Education and Student Affairs. She loves working with others to help create and refine their goals while using intentional strategies to optimize their success. She has over 20 years experience volunteering in educational systems, including helping to found a charter school in CO. She has also worked in Silicon Valley, CA supporting executive leadership teams.

While in CA, she developed an unusual hobby of photographing Google bikes in unlikely places (if you're not familiar with Google bikes, feel free to ask her about them). She also loves having adventures, which often takes her out in her jeep or traveling to new destinations.