Heather Pickett, Program Director

Program Director since 2011, Heather Pickett is an NMU alumnus who received her BS in Sociology in 2006 and MAE in School Counseling in 2008. Heather grew up in Big Rapids, MI but loved Marquette so much she stayed. When she's not bragging about McNair students, she likes being outdoors, hanging out with her cat, and reading. 


Jennifer Broadway, Program Coordinator

Jenny Broadway grew up in Kankakee, Illinois, and got a degree in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois.  After earning her master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Wichita State in 1987, Jenny proceeded to take 26 years off "work" to raise three children!  Her nest now empty, Jenny is excited to be involved with the McNair Scholars program.  Jenny loves to read, cook, walk, play the piano, and be with her family and friends.



Lindsay Haukkala - Program Secretary

Lindsay Haukkala grew up in Ishpeming, Michigan, and then came to Northern Michigan University for a degree in Public Administration with a minor in Business Administration in 2012. She was lucky enough to be able to come back to Northern to work after graduation, in a job that is related to her major!