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Coronavirus information

The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 4/6/2020 at 5:20 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.

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


Amanda Cutchens, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Communications & Conferences
319C John E. Thomas Hall


Teresa Bridges
Administrative Services Coordinator
319A John E. Thomas Hall


Lacey Brown
Housing Assignments Coordinator
319B John E. Thomas Hall


Chris Miller
Front Desk Supervisor
321 John E. Thomas Hall


Dana Braswell
Technology Support Coordinator
307 John E. Thomas Hall

Shannon Jordan, Ed.D.
Senior Associate Director for Residence Life
331 John E. Thomas Hall


Derrick McReynolds
Assistant Director for East Campus
070 Appalachian Hall


Will Sheppard, Ed.D.
Assistant Director for West Campus
005 Coltrane Hall


Gina Ondercin, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Residence Education
334 John E. Thomas Hall


Crystal Harvey
Coordinator - Belk, Frank, Justice, Newland
120 Belk Hall


Jimmy Kramer
Coordinator - Cone, Summit
074 Appalachian Hall


Zach Birtsch
Coordinator - Coltrane, Gardner
104 Gardner Hall


Jawoin Williams
Coordinator - East, Hoey, Lovill
078 Appalachian Hall


Stephen Salazar
Coordinator - Cannon, Doughton
076 Appalachian Hall


Shane Gragg
Coordinator - Appalachian Heights, Living Learning Center
113 Living Learning Center


Coordinator - Appalachian Panhellenic Hall, White
73 Appalachian Hall


Anna McNamara
Coordinator - Mountaineer, Student Leadership
333 John E. Thomas Hall


Tempest Bouknight-Davis
Coordinator - Bowie, Eggers
Eggers Hall


Janice Smith
Administrative Assistant
330 John E. Thomas Hall


Brianne Corsi
Service Desk Supervisor
West Service Desk


Christine Perry
Service Desk Supervisor
East Service Desk

Gregory Vass
Residence Director
Appalachian Heights


Adam Matthews
Residence Director
Bowie Hall


Thomas Studnicky
Residence Director
Coltrane Hall


Hannah Cook
Residence Director
Cone Hall


Tanner Gill
Residence Director
Doughton Hall


Jon Garst
Residence Director
East Hall


Residence Director
Eggers Hall


Andrea Wright
Residence Director
Gardner Hall


Adrian Anderson
Residence Director
Justice Hall


Colin Lamb
Residence Director
Lovill Hall


Sarah LaFrance
Residence Director
Mountaineer Hall


Abigail Radford
Residence Director
Newland Hall


Sabrina Mateo-Lo
Residence Director
White Hall


Krystine Craven
Graduate Assistant for Residence Hall Safety
109 Frank Hall


Graduate Assistant for Residence Education
349 John E. Thomas Hall


Gracie Linsley
Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership
313 John E. Thomas Hall

Bruce Bromberger
Associate Director for Housing Facilities
302 John E. Thomas Hall


Brad Smith
Housekeeping Supervisor
101A Mountaineer Hall


Brandon Czaja
Maintenance Supervisor
Housing Warehouse


Sybil Edmisten
Support Services Supervisor
126 Newland Hall


Kathleen Hineman
Work Order Manager
305 John E. Thomas Hall


Johanna Chavez
Facilities Specialist
308 John E. Thomas Hall

Tom Kane, Ed.D.
Director of University Housing
316 John E. Thomas Hall


Brandon Nelson
Associate Director for Recruitment, Selection, & Training
332 John E. Thomas Hall


Amy Beane
Administrative Assistant
338 John E. Thomas Hall


Brandy Cornett
Business Officer
314 John E. Thomas Hall