My Responsibilities

I provide leadership and strategic direction of Residential Life. This includes the student experience in the residence halls and apartments on campus. I supervise the managers that oversee the staffing, student development, academic initiatives, student conduct, and student engagement.

Where I Can Help

My team addresses nearly every issue that arises.
My team consults with me on ways to support unique student needs.  

Educational Background

Iowa State University, Master of Science in Higher Education Administration
University of Nebraska - Kearney, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Arrival to the University of Minnesota


Previous Positions Held

Assistant Director of Residential Life - University of Minnesota
Assistant Director of Residential Education - University of Minnesota
Coordinator of Residential Life - University of Minnesota
Coordinator of Residential Education - Northern Arizona University
Residence Hall Director - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Points of Pride

We have a fantastic team of people who enjoy their work with students. We strive to be innovative in our approach and stay current with the changing ways that students engage with the world around them.  

My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

People support what they help create!  

Life Outside The U

Fitness classes at the RecWell on campus. Gardening in the summer months. Someday, I may win a prize for my homemade Macadamia Nut Brittle!

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