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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


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


Anna McNamara
Assistant Director for Recruitment, Selection, & Training
333 John E. Thomas Hall



Allen Trivette
Administrative Support Specialist
338 John E. Thomas Hall


Tabitha Alliss
Assistant Director for Student and Administrative Services
334 John E. Thomas Hall


Dominick Cruz
Housing Assignments Coordinator
335 John E. Thomas Hall


Mikaela Garcia
Front Desk Supervisor
321 John E. Thomas Hall

Nicole Lenez
Senior Associate Director for Residence Life
318 John E. Thomas Hall


Amanda Alberti
Assistant Director for East Campus
070 Appalachian Hall


Jimmy Kramer
Assistant Director for West Campus
158 Thunder Hill Hall


Assistant Director
319A John E. Thomas Hall


Doug Desrochers
166 Thunder Hill Hall


Coordinator - Cone, Summit, White
074 Appalachian Hall


Jax Lastinger
Coordinator - Eggers, Newland, Laurel Creek
163 Thunder Hill Hall


Jenny Sperry
Coordinator - Dogwood, East, Elkstone, Mountain Laurel
076 App Hall


078 Appalachian Hall


Tempest Bouknight-Davis
Coordinator - Appalachian Heights, Bowie, Cannon, and Living Learning Center
073 Appalachian Hall


Anna McNamara
Coordinator - Mountaineer, Student Leadership
160 Thunder Hill Hall


Coordinator - Belk, Doughton, Frank, Raven Rocks, Thunder Hill
162 Thunder Hill Hall


Brianne Corsi
Administrative Assistant
330 John E. Thomas Hall


Virginia Currie
Service Desk Supervisor
West Service Desk


Katy Willis
Service Desk Supervisor
East Service Desk

Eris Jenkins
Residence Director
Appalachian Heights


Dalton Stroup
Residence Director
Bowie Hall


Amber Ellington
Residence Director
Cannon Hall


Paige Pennebaker
Residence Director
Cone Hall


Landon Judy
Residence Director
Doughton Hall


Courtney Blackstock
Residence Director
East Hall


Paxton Hayes
Residence Director
Eggers Hall


Courtney Blackstock
Residence Director
Elkstone Hall


Lisabeth Stewart
Residence Director
Laurel Creek Hall


Mariann King
Residence Director
Mountaineer Hall


Keondra Lackey
Residence Director
Mountain Laurel Hall


Logan Richardson
Residence Director
Newland Hall


Michaela Wilson
Residence Director
Raven Rocks Hall


Sam Hodges
Residence Director
Thunder Hill Hall


Lacey Ballard
Residence Director
White Hall


Morgan Cierra Plumley
Graduate Assistant for Residence Hall Safety
109 Frank Hall


Kate Snelson
Graduate Assistant for Residence Education
319C John E. Thomas Hall


Zack Antrum
Graduate Assistant for the Student Employment Success Initiative and the Black Male Excellence Initiative
321 John E. Thomas Hall


Katelyn Neeley
Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership
313 John E. Thomas Hall

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


Melanie Tester
Housekeeping Supervisor
101A Mountaineer Hall


Brandon Czaja
Maintenance Supervisor
Housing Warehouse


Justin Carver
Support Services Supervisor
126 Newland Hall


Chad May
Facilities Specialist
308 John E. Thomas Hall

Brandon Nelson, Ed.D.
Director of University Housing
316 John E. Thomas Hall


Brandy Cornett
Business Officer
314 John E. Thomas Hall