Our professional staff generally hold master's degrees in student personnel, higher education, counseling or a related field. Responsibilities include supervision of Resident Assistants; campus emergency response; safety, security, and facility issues for their area; staff selection, training and development; advising on personal matters; referrals to appropriate on-campus offices; adjudication of disciplinary matters; oversight of residence hall and campus-wide programming; and advising of student groups.
As a staff, we also oversee all aspects of housing of students each year in our variety of houses and halls. In addition, our staff also serves on a variety of campus committees such as community relations, orientation and dining services as we aim to help the Colleges meet the needs of all of our students.
Director of Residential Education
Phone: (315) 781-3880
Stacey is responsible for the overall supervision and operation of the department. She coordinates many of the day-to-day responsibilities with the assistant directors and area coordinators in order to fulfill these responsibilities.
Stacey is a graduate of Rowan University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in psychology. She went on to complete a master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology at the University of New Haven, and is currently a doctoral student at the University of Maryland University College. Stacey has previously worked in residence life and housing at several institutions including Monroe Community College, Texas Tech University, New Haven, and Rowan.
Stacey enjoys scuba diving, playing softball, spinning, and just about anything that will afford her the opportunity for a hearty laugh.
Assistant Director of Residential Education
Phone: (315) 781-3880
Kristen oversees resident assistant recruitment, selection, and training. She coordinates the theme house community and works with house managers to create programs to raise awareness about their theme and get the HWS and Geneva community involved in their efforts. She coordinates the student leader recognition program (Leader of the Month) and created the Co-Curricular Transcript.
She supervises two area coordinators and adjudicates judicial cases for students, including off-campus students. Kristen serves on the orientation planning committee, alcohol advisory committee, as well as several other committees.
Kristen oversees the office assistants and the student lock out workers. She graduated from Marywood University with a bachelor's degree in special education and elementary education, and earned a master's degree in school leadership, focusing on higher education administration.
In the local community, she serves as a Board Member for the Geneva Junior Panther Football program. Kristen enjoys playing softball in a local league, spending time with family and friends, and bringing her golden retriever puppy, Kinley, for a swim at the lake.
Assistant Director of Housing Operations
Phone: (315) 781-3880
Brandon supervises and coordinates housing selection and assignment processes for current and incoming students. This includes working with area coordinators to ensure successful resolutions to roommate conflicts and processing room changes. He also oversees all meal plan changes and damage billing. In addition to coordination of on-campus housing, Brandon supervises two Area Coordinators and manages professional staff training and development. Brandon also enjoys implementing technology to make processes more efficient, and serves on the Information Technology and Housing Assignments committees with ACUHO-I. Brandon graduated from Keuka College with a bachelor's degree in English and Binghamton University with a master's degree in student affairs and diversity. He moved to Geneva after working at Ithaca College, SUNY Cortland, and Keuka College. In the local community, he serves on the Geneva Lakefront Childcare Center Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Geneva Community Relay for Life.
Office: Geneva 002
Phone: (315) 781-3869
Darnell is the area coordinator for Hale, Bartlett, Durfee, Geneva, Medbery, and 380 South Main. He is a graduate of The College at Brockport where he earned a bachelor's degree in physical education with a concentration in exercise physiology. He also has a master's degree in athletic administration.
In his spare time, Darnell can be found working out, playing tennis, planning a program or eating at a new restaurant.
Office: Rees 111
Phone: (315) 781-3680
Peter maintains the residences Jackson, Potter, and Rees. He recently finished a graduate program through Capella University and currently holds a master's degree in leadership for higher education. Peter attended The State University of New York at Fredonia and grauated with a B.S. in public relations.
As a founding brother at Fredonia, Peter is a staunch advocate for the growth and continued development of Greek letter organizations everywhere. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his dog, Coast, and wife, Sarah. Peter enjoys listening to folk music, making wine, cooking Sicilian/Thai, and expanding his Christian faith.
Office: Caird 105
Phone: (315) 781-3911
Jessica is the area coordinator for Caird, deCordova, Emerson, McCormick, and Odell's 1-24. She is a graduate from The College at Brockport where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work. She went on to earn a master's degree in higher education with a concentration in student affairs from the University at Buffalo. Jessica advises the William Smith Judicial Board and the Residence Hall Association Executive Board.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys traveling and exploring all of the things the Finger Lakes has to offer!
Office: Comstock Pondview 038
Phone: (315) 781-4511
Kellie is the area coordinator for the William Smith Hill and Odell's 25-48. Kellie is from Buffalo, N.Y. She completed a bachelor's degree in psychology at Western New England University and earned a master's degree in college student personnel from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Kellie was a college athlete and loves playing and watching almost every sport. In her spare time Kellie enjoys shopping, reading and spending time with family and friends!