Lynne Frechen is the Executive Staff Assistant to Dr. Sekhar Chivukula in the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (APUE) at Michigan State University.  As Executive Staff Assistant, Lynne is responsible for the administrative functions of the office, support for various University Committee meetings, managing Dr. Chivukula’s calendar and travel, various scholarship activities, special projects, and resolving student problems.  Lynne has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Davenport University.  Prior to joining the APUE, Lynne worked at the College of Education.  Past administrative experience includes research administration with a focus on pre-award and providing support to executive staff.