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Administrative Staff

Kyle Estes

Interim Director of Department of Housing and Residential Life


The Interim Director of the Department of Housing and Residential Life oversees the overall function of the department including strategic planning, staffing and administrative direction.

Meredith Brown, Administrative Assistant to Director

Margaret Yackel, Coordinator for Off-Campus Living

Weston Warner, Student Development Specialist II

Housing Administrative Services


Assistant Director, Housing Administrative Services


The Housing Administrative Services area is responsible for hall contracts, room assignments, hall pre-payments and fees, and cancellations and exemptions. This area is also responsible for departmental publications and marketing.

Nancy Beauvais, Administrative Assistant

Viviana Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant

Nikole Smith, Administrative Assistant

Diana Tristan, Administrative Assistant

Jason O'Neill, Assignments Coordinator

Melissa Johnson, Marketing Coordinator

Jessica Soukup, Systems Analyst

Housing Business Services

Michele Kidd

Assistant Director, Housing Business Services


TBD, Accountant II

Cynthia Martinez, Administrative Budget Specialist

Scharla Stengler, HR Coordinator

Housing Facilities Services

Kyle Estes

Associate Director, Housing Facilities Services


Housing Facilities Services primarily focuses on maintenance, custodial, furnishings and life safety issues, as well as new construction and renovation efforts. 

Terri Kunkel, Administrative Assistant

Richard Medina, Assistant Director

Steven Schmidt, Computer Support Specialist

C.J. Hall, Construction Contract Administrator

John Doria, Custodial Supervisor

Lisa Marie Martinez, Facilities Coordinator

Cynthia Agold, Inventory Control Clerk II

John Holcomb, Maintenance Supervisor

Jessica Rodriguez, Procurement Specialist

Residential Life and Education

Herb Jones

Associate Director, Residential Life and Education


The primary focus of this unit is the Bobcat Residential Experience that includes Academic Initiatives (Residential College & Living Learning Communities), Break Housing, Community Engagement, Front Desk/Mail Operations, Recruitment, selection and training of professional and paraprofessional staff, Residential Student Conduct process, Residential Student Leadership (RHA/NRHH/Hall Councils), Summer Camps & Conferences, and supervision of live-in professional and paraprofessional staff.

Jayne Henson, Administrative Assistant

Barbara Shen, Administrative Assistant

Michelle Hernandez, Administrative Assistant (Bobcat Village)

Dr. Ted Ingwersen, Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives (Living-Learning Communities & Residential College)

Raechel Kepner, Assistant Director for Leadership Development

Eli Trenado, Assistant Director for Staff Selection & Recruitment

Michael Scott Wilson, Assistant Director for Staff Training & Development

Pam Jacobs, Assistant Director for Student Conduct

Ben Underwood, Coordinator for Summer Camps and Conferences

Maria Martinez Cantellano, Graduate Assistant for Assessment

Brantyn Hugley, Graduate Assistant for Living-Learning Programs

Abigail Kemter, Graduate Assistant for Student Staff Selection