Staff

Both on-campus communities have full-time professional staff and student staff (Resident Assistants) available 24/7 to respond to resident needs.  After-hours staff is in place for urgent matters.  Additionally, the University Police patrol each community day and night to respond to calls and build relationships with residents.

Below are the primary contacts at the University and each community. 

Stephanie Box, University Housing Officer

The University Housing Officer is a University employee dedicated to working with the on-campus housing property managers to ensure quality options for all Islanders.  Some of this person’s duties include:

  1. Facilitating communication between the private management companies and University offices. 
  2. Assisting in the training and preparation of all housing staff.
  3. Serve as an ombudsperson for students with concerns regarding on-campus housing.
  4. Oversee planning, development and implementation of the Islander Leadership Seminar.
  5. Ensuring that residence life programming is effective and learning outcome driven.
  6. Coordinate risk management training and emergency response preparation.
  7. Working with the Regional Transportation Authority to provide local bus service to students.
  8. Assist students with off-campus housing referrals.

Richard Whatcott, Miramar, Director of Housing and Residence Life

The Miramar Director of Housing and Residence Life is responsible for the overall operation of our Miramar community, such as maintenance, leasing, bookkeeping, and residence life. 

Manuel Vela, Momentum Village, General Manager

The Momentum Village General Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the Momentum Village community, such as maintenance, leasing, bookkeeping, and residence life.