As the Residence Director, I am responsible for providing leadership, management and direction for a comprehensive residential education program to hundreds of students. I am also responsible for developing and maintaining an inclusive residential learning environment which is conducive to the overall development of students and in support of the academic mission of the University.
Where I Can Help
Addressing the unique needs of first-generation college students
Cultivating community through a positive and respectful lens
Helping students identify passion areas and connecting them to opportunities throughout campus
Crisis/emergency response situations
Willingness to address specialized needs
Supervision of Assistant Residence Director (ARD) and Community Advisors (CA), who are also ready and available to assist with any questions or concerns.
Master of Arts in Leadership in Student Affairs, University of St. Thomas
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Arrival to the University of Minnesota
Previous Positions Held
Residence Hall Director, Augsburg College
Dean of Students Graduate Assistant, University of St. Thomas
Graduate Assistant for First & Second Year Programming, Hamline University
Student Program Coordinator, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Orientation Leader, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Points of Pride
I am proud to be working with professional staff and students who are passionate about diversity, social justice, and inclusion work who can constructively challenge one another for the betterment of each other and the overall student experience. I am also proud to be working at the institution where I spent my undergraduate career, as I not only consider it home but also am excited to offer opportunities and experiences to students who are looking to continue growing and developing, as well as giving voice to students who may not find a place as quickly as others.
My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy
"Live fast, have fun, and be a bit mischievous." - Louis Tomlinson
Life Outside The U
I enjoy spending time with family and friends, whether that be productive conversations over coffee, partaking in game nights, dancing at concerts, or in general enjoying good company. Otherwise, I can be found playing video games, reading a book, or spending time with my chinchilla, Beylor.