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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! For general on-campus housing questions, please call our main line at 828-262-2160.

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

 

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

 

Anna McNamara
Assistant Director for Recruitment, Selection, & Training
333 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-8734

 

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Allen Trivette
Administrative Support Specialist
338 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-8656

 

Tabitha Alliss
Assistant Director for Student and Administrative Services
334 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2531

 

Dominick Cruz
Housing Assignments Coordinator
335 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-6111

 

Mikaela Garcia
Front Desk Supervisor
321 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-2278

Nicole Lenez
Senior Associate Director for Residence Life
318 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7637

 

Amanda Alberti
Assistant Director for East Campus
070 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-7593

 

Jimmy Kramer
Assistant Director for West Campus
158 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-8591

 

VACANT
Assistant Director
319A John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-7308

 

Doug Desrochers
Coordinator
166 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2469

 

VACANT
Coordinator - Cone, Summit, White
074 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8864

 

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

 

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

 

VACANT
Coordinator
078 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-8594

 

Tempest Bouknight-Davis
Coordinator - Appalachian Heights, Bowie, Cannon, and Living Learning Center
073 Appalachian Hall
(828)262-2229

 

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

 

VACANT
Coordinator - Belk, Doughton, Frank, Raven Rocks, Thunder Hill
162 Thunder Hill Hall
(828)262-2766

 

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

 

Virginia Currie
Service Desk Supervisor
West Service Desk
(828)262-7736

 

Katy Willis
Service Desk Supervisor
East Service Desk
(828)262-7468

Eris Jenkins
Residence Director
Appalachian Heights
(828)262-8174

 

Dalton Stroup
Residence Director
Bowie Hall
(828)262-2399

 

Amber Ellington
Residence Director
Cannon Hall
(828)262-8594

 

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

 

Landon Judy
Residence Director
Doughton Hall
(828)262-8866

 

Courtney Blackstock
Residence Director
East Hall
(828)262-7787

 

Paxton Hayes
Residence Director
Eggers Hall
(828)262-7096

 

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

 

Lisabeth Stewart
Residence Director
Laurel Creek Hall
(828)262-8869

 

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

 

Sam Hodges
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

 

Kate Snelson
Graduate Assistant for Residence Education
319C 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

 

Chad May
Facilities Specialist
308 John E. Thomas Hall
(828)262-4095

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

 

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