Staff Directory

Employing over 100 professional full-time staff, 15 graduate student staff, and 120 undergraduate student staff, University Housing works as a cohesive team to fulfill our stated mission and visionary goals. From our live-in staff to our central office, we all take great pride in our work and are committed to the safety and success of our residents. Our department is divided into functional areas, each with its own unique responsibilities and staff. Click on the tabs below to view the individual staff for each area and get to know us better!

Alicia Vest, Ed.D.
Associate Director for Administrative Services
318 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-6116

 

Amanda Cutchens, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Communications & Conferences
319C John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2536

 

Teresa Bridges
Administrative Services Coordinator
319A John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2531

 

Lacey Brown
Housing Assignments Coordinator
319B John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-6111

 

Tabitha Alliss
Front Desk Supervisor
321 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2278

Shannon Jordan, Ed.D.
Senior Associate Director for Residence Life
331 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7637

 

Derrick McReynolds
Assistant Director for East Campus
070 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-7593

 

Will Sheppard, Ed.D.
Assistant Director for West Campus
158 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-8591

 

Gina Ondercin, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Residence Education
334 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7308

 

Stephen Salazar
Coordinator - Belk, Frank, Newland
166 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2469

 

Jawoin Williams
Coordinator - Cone, Elkstone, Summit
074 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8864

 

Jax Lastinger
Coordinator - Laurel Creek
163 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2474

 

Jenny Sperry
Coordinator - Mountain Laurel, Dogwood
076 Mountain Laurel Hall
(828)262-8862

 

Hunter Bowers
Coordinator - Cannon, Doughton, White
078 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8594

 

Tempest Bouknight-Davis
Coordinator - Appalachian Heights, Living Learning Center
073 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8321

 

Anna McNamara
Coordinator - Mountaineer, Student Leadership
160 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2478

 

Grace Bergt
Coordinator - Bowie, Eggers
164 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2484

 

Zach Birtsch
Coordinator - Raven Rocks, Thunder Hill
162 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2766

 

Brianne Corsi
Administrative Assistant
330 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7594

 

Vacant
Service Desk Supervisor
West Service Desk
(828)262-7736

 

Christine Perry
Service Desk Supervisor
East Service Desk
(828)262-7468

Edwin Sosi
Residence Director
Appalachian Heights
(828)262-8174

 

Paxton Hayes
Residence Director
Bowie Hall
(828)262-2399

 

Paige Pennebaker
Residence Director
Cone Hall
(828)262-8865

 

Alex Dudash
Residence Director
Doughton Hall
(828)262-8866

 

Vacant
Residence Director
East Hall
(828)262-7787

 

Courtney Blackstock
Residence Director
Elkstone Hall
(828)262-8872

 

Lisabeth Stewart
Residence Director
Laurel Creek Hall
(828)262-2160

 

Mariann King
Residence Director
Mountaineer Hall
(828)262-8596

 

Keondra Lackey
Residence Director
Mountain Laurel Hall
(828)262-8321

 

Logan Richardson
Residence Director
Newland Hall
(828)262-8873

 

Michaela Wilson
Residence Director
Raven Rocks Hall
(828)262-8871

 

Dalton Stroup
Residence Director
Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-3106

 

Lacey Ballard
Residence Director
White Hall
(828)262-8874

 

Morgan Cierra Plumley
Graduate Assistant for Residence Hall Safety
109 Frank Hall
(828)262-8868

 

Landon Judy
Graduate Assistant for Residence Education
335 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7059

 

Zack Antrum
Graduate Assistant for the Student Employment Success Initiative and the Black Male Excellence Initiative
321 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2160

 

Katelyn Neeley
Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership
313 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-8863

Bruce Bromberger
Associate Director for Housing Facilities
302 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7584

 

Melanie Tester
Housekeeping Supervisor
101A Mountaineer Hall
(828)262-6112

 

Brandon Czaja
Maintenance Supervisor
Housing Warehouse
(828)262-6110

 

Justin Carver
Support Services Supervisor
126 Newland Hall
(828)262-7585

 

Johanna Chavez
Facilities Specialist
308 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-4095

Tom Kane, Ed.D.
Director of University Housing
316 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2532

 

Brandon Nelson, Ed.D.
Associate Director for Recruitment, Selection, & Training
332 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-8734

 

Amy Beane
Administrative Assistant
338 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-8656

 

Brandy Cornett
Business Officer
314 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2279