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Our Team

We work in partnership with our residents to help them get the most out of their college experience. We accomplish this by promoting a sense of community, respect, and appreciation for diversity, individual academic success, a safe and healthy living environment, as well as leadership development and campus engagement. The staff includes, but is not limited to:

Professional Staff

Housing Operations Team

Associate Director, Housing Operations

Lisa Lester, x 4052,

The Associate Director of Administrative Services administers the “business” and administrative functions of the departmental mission. This includes student housing contracts, marketing, room selection/assignments processes, and interfacing with campus facilities and custodial staff.


Assignments Coordinator

Susie Haynes, x 4437,

The Assignments Coordinator is responsible for managing the room selection and assignments process for the department. He is responsible for overseeing the front desk operation and interfacing with facilities and custodial on the work order requests.


Residence Life Team

Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct

Eugene Shang, x4052,

The Director of Residential Life & Student Conduct administers the social and educational function of the departmental mission. This includes the student judicial process, crisis management and student leadership development programs.


Residence Life Coordinators

Residence Life Coordinator, Vista Residence Hall

Alejandra Gonzalez, x4432,


Residence Life Coordinator, Oaks

Stephen Heggem, x4678,


Residence Life Coordinator, Vista

Tiffany De Leon, x4768,


The Residence Life Coordinators provide oversight and leadership for all social, community and educational functions within their residence hall. They also a liaison with Housing Administrative Services to ensure administrative needs of the building are being addressed timely.


Student Staff

Assistant Housing Coordinators (AHCs)

The Assistant Housing Coordinators are responsible for assisting with the housing applications and assignments, as well as assisting with maintenance requests and key inventory. Meet the 2018-2019 AHC staff:

  • Teresa Garcia x4792
  • Brian Montejano x4792
  • Kassandra Medina x4792

Resident Assistants (RAs)

Resident Assistants are live-in, student-staff members who work with residents to create a sense of community as well as healthy, living/learning environments. They provide peer counseling, act as referrals for campus resources, assisting with emergency procedures in the residence halls, enforcing University and department policies, and assist residents with roommate problems or other issues that may arise in the community.

Community Assistants (CAs)

Staff the Housing front desk and are responsible for assisting with general customer service need. This includes answering general housing questions, assisting with lock-outs, maintenance requests, posting flyers, etc.


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