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
Associate Director for Administrative Services
318 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-6116

 

Rachel Butts
Assistant Director for Summer Conferences & Marketing
319C John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2536

 

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

 

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

 

Chris Miller
Front Desk Supervisor
321 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2278

 

Dana Braswell
Technology Support Coordinator
307 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7782

Shannon Jordan
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
005 Coltrane Hall
(828)262-8591

 

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

 

Crystal Harvey
Coordinator - Belk, Frank, Justice, Newland
120 Belk Hall
(828)262-7059

 

Jimmy Kramer
Coordinator - Cone, Lovill, Summit
074 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8864

 

Zach Birtsch
Coordinator - Bowie, Coltrane, Eggers, Gardner
104 Gardner Hall
(828)262-7449

 

Anna Claire Dodd
Coordinator - Appalachian Panhellenic, East, Hoey
078 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8594

 

Stephen Salazar
Coordinator - Cannon, Doughton, White
076 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8862

 

VACANT
Coordinator - Appalachian Heights, Living Learning Center
113 Living Learning Center
(828)262-2349

 

Jerry Cherry
Coordinator - Mountaineer, Student Leadership
073 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8863

 

Tempest Bouknight-Davis
Coordinator for Residence Education
333 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-8656

 

Janice Smith
Administrative Assistant
330 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7594

 

Brittany Upton
Service Desk Supervisor
West Service Desk
(828)262-7736

 

Johanna Chavez
Service Desk Supervisor
East Service Desk
(828)262-7468

Halie Reed
Residence Director
Appalachian Heights
(828)262-8174

 

Hannah Cook
Residence Director
Appalachian Panhellenic Hall
(828)262-8321

 

Thomas Studnicky
Residence Director
Bowie Hall
(828)262-2399

 

Sarah LaFrance
Residence Director
Coltrane Hall
(828)262-6592

 

Logan Hasty
Residence Director
Cone Hall
(828)262-8865

 

Tanner Gill
Residence Director
Doughton Hall
(828)262-8866

 

Jacob Bowlus
Residence Director
East Hall
(828)262-7787

 

Olivia Madden
Residence Director
Eggers Hall
(828)262-8867

 

Andrea Wright
Residence Director
Gardner Hall
(828)262-8869

 

Kaitlynn Gray
Residence Director
Justice Hall
(828)262-8871

 

Delaney Mills
Residence Director
Lovill Hall
(828)262-8872

 

Curtis Wilson
Residence Director
Mountaineer Hall
(828)262-8596

 

Abigail Radford
Residence Director
Newland Hall
(828)262-8873

 

Carmen Gray
Residence Director
White Hall
(828)262-8874

 

Angela Rosebrough
Graduate Assistant for Residence Hall Safety
109 Frank Hall
(828)262-8868

 

Jamika Bickems
Graduate Assistant for Residence Education
349 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7591

 

Lindley Simpson
Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership/Residence Director
Living Learning Center
(828)262-2349

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

 

Brad Smith
Housekeeping Supervisor
101A Mountaineer Hall
(828)262-6112

 

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

 

Sybil Edmisten
Support Services Supervisor
126 Newland Hall
(828)262-7585

 

Kathleen Hineman
Work Order Manager
305 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-4095

 

Bridgette Triplett
Key Control & Student Payroll Coordinator
308 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7587

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

 

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

 

VACANT
Administrative Assistant
338 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7096

 

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