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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

 

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, 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)262-7059

 

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

 

Jax Lastinger
Coordinator - Coltrane, Gardner
164 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-7449

 

Jenny Sperry
Coordinator - Appalachian Panhellenic Hall, East, Hoey
076 Appalachian 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)262-8656

 

Grace Bergt
Coordinator - Bowie, Eggers
163 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-8867

 

 

Zach Birtsch
Coordinator - Raven Rocks, Thunder Hill
162 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2160

 

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

 

Brianne Corsi
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

 

Sabrina Mateo-Lo
Residence Director
Appalachian Panhellenic Hall
(828)262-8321

 

Mariann King
Residence Director
Bowie Hall
(828)262-2399

 

Thomas Studnicky
Residence Director
Cone Hall
(828)262-8865

 

Colin Lamb
Residence Director
Doughton Hall
(828)262-8866

 

Keondra Lackey
Residence Director
East Hall
(828)262-7787

 

Adam Matthews
Residence Director
Gardner Hall
(828)262-8869

 

Lacey Ballard
Residence Director
Lovill Hall
(828)262-8872

 

Jon Garst
Residence Director
Mountaineer Hall
(828)262-8596

 

Greg Vass
Residence Director
Newland Hall
(828)262-8873

 

Adrian Anderson
Residence Director
Raven Rocks Hall
(828)262-2160

 

Andrea Wright
Residence Director
Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2160

 

Lisabeth Stewart
Residence Director
White Hall
(828)262-8874

 

Krystine Craven
Graduate Assistant for Residence Hall Safety
109 Frank Hall
(828)262-8868

 

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

 

Gracie Linsley
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

 

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

 

Johanna Chavez
Facilities Specialist
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

 

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

 

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