Office of Residence Life

Residence Life Team

Virginia Speight

VIRGINIA SPEIGHT, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Director of Residence Life
419.530.7262
virginia.speight@utoledo.edu

As the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Director of Residence Life, Virginia provides leadership and oversight to the Division of Student Affairs with primary responsibility for the administration of the Office of Residence Life, the Office of Student Recreational Services, and Student Union facilities. Virginia provides critical input to the Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, acting in a leadership role for policy development, strategic planning, assessment, administration and fiscal responsibility. Virginia brings to the table years of experience in residence life, organizational leadership and management.

 

Bradley Menard 

BRADLEY MENARD, Associate Director for Housing
419.530.5472
bradley.menard@utoledo.edu

Brad Menard currently serves as the Associate Director for Housing in the Office of Residence Life. He oversees areas such as assignments, marketing, department communication, contracts, billing, and assessment. Brad supervises the Assistant Director of Residential Marketing and Communication, the Housing Manager, and the Front Office Secretary. Prior to coming to The University of Toledo, Brad worked in housing and residence life departments at the University of West Florida, George Mason University and Grinnell College. As a first generation college student, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Oneonta in History and a Master’s Degree from Iowa State University in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Brad’s passion for working in student affairs comes from the amazing mentors he has had as a student and professional, guiding him and pushing him to grow, his goal is to do the same for his students and staff.   

 

MATTHEW PERRY, Associate Director for Residence Life
419.530.4972
matthew.perry@utoledo.edu

Matthew Perry currently serves as the Associate Director for Residence Life. In his role, Matt provides guidance and leadership in developing a comprehensive Residence Life program that focuses on student and staff development, training and recruitment efforts, policy development, student conduct, student engagement, and retention efforts. Matt deeply believes that each Rocket in and outside the residence halls should feel accepted, engaged and involved with campus life. Outside of his main duties, Matt enjoys advising student leaders, serving on the President's Council on Diversity and as a UT Culture Ambassador, and volunteering in the local Toledo community. Matt received his M.S.E. in Higher Education from The University of Dayton and B.A. in Spanish from Wilmington College.

Mark Brooks

MARK BROOKS, Assistant Director for Building Services
419.530.8404
mark.brooks@utoledo.edu

Mark Brooks currently serves at the Assistant Director of Building Services for Residence Life. His overall responsibilities are for the operations of the building services within the residential communities, ensuring the effectiveness of Quality Control and Inspection program to include quality processes, practices and systems are in compliance with University policies and procedures. Mark received his bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University. Before coming to the University of Toledo he worked as the General Manager of the Breakers Express hotel at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.

Adam Bohland

ADAM BOHLAND, Assistant Director for Residential Marketing and Housing
419.530.5214
adam.bohland2@utoledo.edu

Adam Bohland currently serves as the Assistant Director for Residential Marketing and Housing at the University of Toledo. He earned his bachelor's degree from Tiffin University in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality and Tourism. He received his Master in Higher Education from University of Toledo in May 2014. Before joining the team at UT, Adam worked in food service management at Bowling Green State University.

Brian Rolinc

Brian Rolinc, Interim Housing Manager
419.530.8405
brian.rolinc@utoledo.edu

Brian Rolinc currently serves as the Interim Housing Manager/Hall Director for Ottawa House. Brian graduated from Ohio University, where he was a resident assistant, with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a minor in history.  He received his Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University. Prior to becoming a Hall Director at The University of Toledo, Brian worked as a Hall Director at Baldwin Wallace University.

Brad Ledingham

BRAD LEDINGHAM, Area Coordinator
419.530.5181
brad.ledingham@utoledo.edu

BraLedingham currently serves as the Area Coordinator for the Office of Residence Life overseeing the suite style residence halls.  Brad comes to UT with previous professional experience in Residence Life at Michigan State University and Buffalo State College (SUNY).  Previous to that, Brad worked full time in the Department of Public Safety at Eastern Michigan University.  Brad has many experiences working with students in higher education: Advisor to Residence Hall Association, Advisor to LGBTQA organizations, Student Conduct, and many other areas that support the educational mission of Higher Education.  Brad has received four degree’s in his college career: Associates of General Education and Associates of Arts and Science from Macomb Community College; Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Art in Educational Leadership and Counseling from Eastern Michigan University.  He is looking forward to continuing his education in the future.  Brad is an alumni member of the Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, Inc.

AMANDA KAMMER, Area Coordinator
419.530.4640
amanda.kammer@utoledo.edu

Amanda currently serves as the Area Coordinator for the Office of Residence Life overseeing the traditional style residence halls and McComas Village. Amanda graduated from Bowling Green State University, where she was a resident advisor, with a bachelors degree in Psychology. She received her Master of Arts in Leadership and Higher Education from Baldwin Wallace University. Prior to working at the University of Toledo, Amanda worked at North Carolina State University as a Community Director. Amanda has many experiences working with students in higher education including: Alcohol & Other Drug Education, Health & Wellness Education, Student Activities, Residence Life, Conference Services, Admissions and Financial Aid.

 

LORRAINE NEWMAN, Business Services Officer
419.530.8508
lorraine.newman@utoledo.edu

 

TRACY MOORE, Secretary I
419.530.8407
tracy.moore@utoledo.edu

  

SHANNA CASPERSON, International House Hall Director
419.530.1605
shanna.casperson@utoledo.edu

Shanna Casperson serves as the Hall Director for International House and works with the Business and Innovation Learning Living Community. Shanna graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Master’s of Science in Education and Certificate in LGBT Studies. She received her Bachelor of Art degree in Studio Art from the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay. Prior to serving the University of Toledo community Shanna was a Residence Life Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an Area Director for Carroll University, and an Academic Advisor for Northern Illinois University’s Adult and Higher Education program.

 

JENNIFER PIETCH, International House Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1608
jennifer.pietch@utoledo.edu

Jennifer Pietch serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director at International House. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Social Work with a minor in Counseling at the University of Toledo graduating in 2016. During her time as an undergraduate student she served as a Resident Adviser and Senior Resident Adviser for four years. Jennifer will be starting her first year in the Masters of Higher Education program this fall.

Ana Fackelman

ANA FACKELMAN, International House Clerical Specialist
419.530.1600
ana.fackelman@utoledo.edu

Ana Fackelman has been employed by the University of Toledo with Residence Life since September 2001. She has been the clerical specialist in several residence halls, she is currently working in International House where she enjoys sharing cultural traditions with residents.

 

VIRGINIA CARABALLO, MacKinnon, Scott, and Tucker Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.7685
Virginia.Caraballo@utoledo.edu

Virginia Caraballo serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for Parks Towers. She earned her Bachelors Degree in social work at Norfolk State University in May 2011. During her undergraduate career, Virginia served as a Resident Assistant for three years and was promoted to Senior Resident Assistant her last year. Before coming to the University of Toledo, Virginia was a Medical Case Manager for a not-for-profit agency providing intensive case management to the underserved population in Bronx, New York. Virginia is now working towards her Masters Degree in Social Work.

 

SHARON KLING, MacKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls Clerical Specialist
419.530.2229
sharon.kling@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

JON BELL, McComas Village Hall Director
419.530.1369
jon.bell@utoledo.edu

 Ali Moore

ALI MOORE, McComas Village Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1361
Alexandra.Moore@rockets.utoledo.edu

Ali Moore currently serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for McComas Village. She earned her bachelor's degree in Marketing and Electronic Commerce here at The University of Toledo in 2013. Prior to returning to the University of Toledo, Ali worked in marketing and events at a software company in Michigan. She is now working towards her master's degree in Higher Education.

 

SHANNON MCCUNE, McComas Village Clerical Specialist
419.530.1360
shannon.mccune@utoledo.edu

Shannon McCune has been employed by The University of Toledo and with the Office of Residence Life since March of 2008.  Before coming to the University of Toledo, she was a customer service representative and rating clerk in the moving and storage industry.  Shannon enjoys working in the Residence Halls, providing support and a welcoming smile to the students in their home away from home.

Brian Rolinc

BRIAN ROLINC, Ottawa House Hall Director
419.530.5882
brian.rolinc@utoledo.edu

Brian Rolinc currently serves as the Interim Housing Manager/Hall Director for Ottawa House. Brian graduated from Ohio University, where he was a resident assistant, with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a minor in history.  He received his Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University. Prior to becoming a Hall Director at The University of Toledo, Brian worked as a Hall Director at Baldwin Wallace University.

DAUNTE MARSHALL, Ottawa House Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.5883
daunte.marshall@utoledo.edu

Daunte Marshall currently serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for Ottawa East and Ottawa West. He earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology at The Ohio State University. During his undergraduate career, Duante served as a Resident Advisor for three years. Daunte is now working towards his Masters Degree in Higher Education.

  ADRIENNA HUTCHINS, Ottawa House Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.4936
adrienna.hutchins@rockets.utoledo.edu

Adrienna currently serves as the Administrative Graduate Assistant within the Office of Residence Life. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Bowling Green State University in 2014. During her undergraduate career, Adrienna served on several executive boards such as, President of her sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Vice President of the Student Alumni Connection, and Secretary for the Diversity Peer Educators. Adrienna is now working towards completing her degree in the Masters of Studies in Law program.
Aaron Czechowski

AARON CZECHOWSKI, Ottawa House Clerical Specialist
419.530.8775
aaron.czechowski@.utoledo.edu

Aaron
Czechowski has been employed by the University of Toledo since January 2001 and has been with the Office of Residence Life since September 2013. He is also a UT alum, having graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences in 1999.   Aaron likes the sense of community UT offers and enjoys working with and helping students navigate campus life.

 

Amanda Kammer - Area Coordinator / Parks Tower / MacKinnon, Scott, and Tucker Senior Hall Director
419.530.7062 - Parks Tower
419.530.8681 - MacKinnon, Scott, and Tucker
amanda.kammer@utoledo.edu


 

Cayla Mitchell

CAYLA MITCHELL, Parks Tower Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.5545
cayla.mitchell@rockets.utoledo.edu

Cayla Mitchell currently serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director Parks Tower. She earned her Bachelors Degree in History at the University of Toledo. As an undergraduate student, Cayla served as a Resident Adviser for three years at UT and one year at Eastern Illinois University while participating in the Resident Assistant Exchange program. Currently, Cayla is working towards her Masters Degree in Higher Education.

Bethan ONeill

BETHAN O'NEILL, Parks Tower Clerical Specialist 
419.530.4381
bethan.oneill@utoledo.edu

Bethan O’Neill has been employed by the University of Toledo since 1997 and with the Office of Residence Life for 6 years.  She loves working with first year students!

 Desmond Harvey

DESMOND HARVEY, Presidents Hall Director, Presidents Hall and HPLLC
419.530.1345
desmond.harvey@utoledo.edu

Desmond Harvey currently serves as the Hall Director for Presidents Hall and HPLLC. Desmond graduated from the University of Toledo in 2014 with his Bachelor of Recreational Therapy. He recently earned a Masters in Recreation and Leisure Studies through the University of Toledo. During his undergraduate years, Desmond served as a Resident Adviser at UT for two years and also played with the Women's Basketball team as a practice player.

CASSAUNDRA MILLER, Presidents Hall Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1353
cassaundra.miller@utoledo.edu

Cassaundra Miller currently serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for Presidents Hall. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at Bowling Green State University in May 2015. During her undergraduate career, Cassaundra served as a Resident Adviser for three years and was heavily involved in several organizations across campus. Cassaundra is now working towards her Masters Degree in Higher Education.

Alexis Grimes Trotter

ALEXIS GRIMES TROTTER, Health Professions Living Learning Community Graduate Assistant
419.530.1618
alexis.grimestrotter@rockets.utoledo.edu

Alexis Grimes Trotter currently serves as the Graduate Assistant for the Health Professions Living Learning Community in Presidents Hall. Alexis graduate from the University of Toledo in 2015 with her Bachelor of Arts in Biology. During her undergraduate career, Alexis was involved in many organizations and also serving on several executive boards such as the Association for Advancement of African American Women (4AW) and Levis Leadership. Alexis is now pursuing her Masters Degree in Public Health Epidemiology through the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health, a joint program between the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University.

Christine Cardinal

CHRISTINE CARDINAL, Presidents Hall Clerical Specialist 
419.530.1700
christine.cardinal@utoledo.edu

Christine Cardinal earned her bachelor's degree from California State University, Chico in Business Administration and her Master of Education from The University of Toledo. Prior to the Office of Residence Life, she worked for Scholarship Services in Financial Aid as a student worker and an intermittent call-in.

Office of Residence Life Organizational Chart
Last Updated: 9/20/16