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Phone: 419.530.2941

Fax: 419.530.2942

ResidenceLife@utoledo.edu

Residence Life Team

 Valerie Walston

VALERIE S. WALSTON, Associate Vice President for Student Services, Director of Residence Life
419.530.8407
valerie.simmonswalston@utoledo.edu

 

As the Associate Vice President for Student Services, Director of Residence Life, Valerie 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.

 

 

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

Brad Menard currently serves as the Director of 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 Housing, 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.   

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MATTHEW PERRY, Associate Director for Residential Education
419.530.4972
matthew.perry@utoledo.edu

Matthew Perry currently serves as the Associate Director for Residential Education. 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 University Council on Diversity and serving as a member of the LGBTQA+ Advisory Board, 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, Director for Building Services
419.530.8404
mark.brooks@utoledo.edu

Mark Brooks currently serves at the Director of Student Union Building Services and 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.

 

VACANT, Associate Director for Residential Marketing and Summer Conferences
419.530.5214

Ali

ALI MOORE, Assistant Director of Staff Development, Presidents Hall Director and Health Professions Living Learning Community Director
419.530.1345
alexandra.moore@utoledo.edu

Ali Moore currently serves as the Assistant Director of Staff Development, Presidents Hall Director and Health Professions Living Learning Community Director Presidents Hall and the Health Professions Living Learning Community. 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 received her Masters in Higher Education from The University of Toledo in 2017. 

Brian Rolinc

BRIAN ROLINC, Housing Manager
419.530.8405
brian.rolinc@utoledo.edu

Brian Rolinc currently serves as the Housing Manager for the Office of Residence Life. 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 the Housing Manager at The University of Toledo, Brian worked as a Hall Director at Baldwin Wallace University and The University of Toledo.

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DESMOND HARVEY, Interim Area Coordinator
419.530.4640
desmond.harvey@utoledo.edu

Desmond Harvey currently serves as the Interim Area Coordinator.  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.

Brad Ledingham

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

Brad Ledingham currently serves as the Area Coordinator for the Office of Residence Life.  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.

 

KATHLEEN ARQUETTE, Business Services Officer
419.530.4936
kathleen.arquette@utoledo.edu

 

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

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SHERRELL HEMPSTEAD, Administrative Graduate Assistant
419.530.5805
sherrell.hempstead@utoledo.edu

Sherrell Hempstead serves at the Administrative Graduate Assistant for the Office of Residence Life. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Management, and Professional Sales here at the University of Toledo in May 2017. During her time as a undergrad, Sherrell was a Resident Advisor for three years. She also was a part of various organizations on campus. Sherrell is currently working towards her MBA with a focus in Marketing and Operations & Supply Chain Management.       

  JENNIFER PIETCH,  Academic House Hall Director
419.530.4275
jennifer.pietch@utoledo.edu


Jennifer Pietch serves as the Hall Director for Academic House. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Social Work with a minor in Counseling at the University of Toledo graduating in 2016 and then continued her education to receive a Masters in Higher Education in 2018. During her time as an undergraduate student she served as a Resident Adviser and Senior Resident Adviser for four years. 

 Sierra

SIERRA ODOMS, Academic House Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1366
sierra.odoms@utoledo.edu

Sierra Odoms serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for Academic House. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology with a minor in Counseling in May of 2018 from the University of Toledo. As an undergraduate, Sierra was heavily involved in research, Greek Life, various organizations, and her role as a resident advisor. Sierra is continuing her education in the Master’s Speech Language Pathology Program at The University of Toledo. 

 

SHARON KLING, Academic House Clerical Specialist
419.530.1600
sharon.kling@rockets.utoledo.edu

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WILLIAM AVERY, International House Hall Director
419.530.1605
william.avery@utoledo.edu

Will Avery serves as the International House Hall Director for the Office of Residence Life. Will graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s in Communication: Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Studies. He also graduated from Murray State University with a master’s in Human Development & Leadership: College Student Personnel. Will has residence life experience at various levels from schools in North Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama and Texas as well as leadership experience from involvement within the halls, Greek life, and his church.

jesse 

ASHLEY ANDREWS, International House Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1608
ashley.andrews2@utoledo.edu

Ashley Andrews currently serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for International House as well as the Graduate Hall Director for Carter Hall.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Music at Ohio University in 2017.  During her undergraduate career, Ashley served as a Resident Assistant for two years and Assistant Resident Director for two years. Ashley is entering in to her second year of the Masters of Higher Education programing, graduating in May of 2019.

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.

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VICTORIA JORDAN, MacKinnon, Scott, and Tucker Graduate Hall Director
419.530.8681
victoria.jordan@utoledo.edu

Victoria Jordan serves as the Graduate Hall Director at Mackinnon, Scott, and Tucker Halls. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology with minors in Counseling and Communications at The University of Toledo graduating in May of 2017. During her time as an undergraduate she served as a Resident Adviser, Senior Resident Adviser, Orientation Leader, and a member of Greek life. Victoria is pursuing her Masters of Counselor Education with a focus in School Counseling starting in the Fall of 2017.

 

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

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KIRBY THOMAS, McComas Village Hall Director
419.530.1369
kirby.thomas@utoledo.edu

Kirby Thomas currently serves as the McComas Village Hall Director at the University of Toledo. He earned his Bachelor's Degrees from the University of West Florida in International Studies and Diversity Studies. Kirby just received his Master's of Education in Student Affairs from Iowa State University. During his undergraduate career Kirby held many leadership positions on campus that include both Residence Life and Fraternity and Sorority Life. Kirby is an Alumni member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and is looking forward to combing his Fraternity and Sorority Life experience with his Residence Life experience.


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ALYSSA MALDONADO, McComas Village Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1361
alyssa.maldonado2@utoledo.edu

Alyssa Maldonado currently serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director for McComas Village. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Science and a minor in Spanish from the University of Toledo in May 2017. During her time as an undergraduate student she was involved in several organizations including Greek life, Rockethon, and Relay for Life. She is now working towards her master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Health Care.

 nickole

NICKOLE WATSON, Ottawa House Hall Director
419.530.5882
nickole.watson@utoledo.edu

Nickole currently services as the Hall Director for Ottawa House. Nickole received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from The Ohio State University. She did her graduate work at University of Dayton, where she was a Residence Coordinator and received her M.S.Ed. in College Student Personnel. During her undergraduate career, she was a Resident Advisor for two years, served on the Residence Halls Advisory Council's executive board, and served on the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) Buckeye Chapter's executive board. During both undergraduate and graduate school, Nickole served on the Regional Board of Directors for the Central Atlantic of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH). Along with Jennifer Pietch, Nickole also currently serves as the co-advisor for the Resident Student Association and the Wayne L. Gates Chapter of NRHH.

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ANDREW MONTRY, Ottawa House Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.5883
andrew.montry@utoledo.edu

Andrew Montry serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director at Ottawa House. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at The University of Toledo graduating in May of 2018. During his time as an undergraduate he served as a Resident Adviser, Administrative Resident Adviser, Orientation Leader, Youth Nations Counselor, and a chair member of Student Government. Andrew is pursuing his Masters of Business Administration with a focus in Information Technology starting in the Fall of 2018.

 

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.

 cayla CAYLA MITCHELL, Parks Tower Hall Director
419.530.7494
cayla.mitchell@utoledo.edu

Cayla Mitchell currently serves as the Hall Director for Parks Tower. She earned her Bachelors Degree in History and Masters in Higher Education 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.
 Augusta AUGUSTA SCHMIDT, Parks Tower Hall Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.7685
augusta.schmidt@utoledo.edu

Augusta Schmidt serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director at Parks Tower. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising at Eastern Michigan University in 2015. At Eastern Michigan University Augusta was a Resident Adviser for 3 years. Prior to returning to Graduate School Augusta worked for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Augusta will be studying Higher Education and Student Affairs in her time at The University of Toledo.
 scott SCOTT SAMPSON, Parks Tower Hall Administrative Graduate Assistant
419.530.
scott.sampson@utoledo.edu

Scott Sampson serves as the Administrative Graduate Assistant at Parks Tower. He earned his bachelor’s degree here at the University of Toledo in Mechanical Engineering. During his undergrad, Scott was a Resident Adviser for 4 years and had the opportunity to work in nearly all of our residence halls. Prior to becoming a GA, Scott worked in the Program Management Department at Vconverter Corporation and as an Orientation Leader for UT’s Office of New Student Orientation. He will be pursuing his Masters in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on manufacturing and an emphasis on corporate management.
  SHANNON MCCUNE, Parks Tower Clerical Specialist  
419.530. 
shannon.mccune@utoledo.edu


 ali

ALI MOORE, Assistant Director of Staff Development, Presidents Hall Director and Health Professions Living Learning Community Director
419.530.1345
alexandra.moore@utoledo.edu

Ali Moore currently serves as the  Assistant Director of Staff Development, Presidents Hall Director and Health Professions Living Learning Community Director Presidents Hall and the Health Professions Living Learning Community. 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 received her Masters in Higher Education from The University of Toledo in 2017. 

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JESSE CODJOE, Presidents Hall Graduate Assistant Hall Director
419.530.1353
jesse.codjoe@utoledo.edu

Jesse Codjoe serves as the Graduate Assistant Hall Director at Presidents Hall. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management at the University of Toledo in 2017. During his years as an undergraduate student he served as a Resident Adviser for five years. He was also a member of the Klar Leadership Academy. He was also a member of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association. Jesse is currently working towards his MBA with a focus in Human Resource and Leadership.

 taylor

TAYLOR ROBBINS, Health Professions Living Learning Community Graduate Assistant
419.530.1618
taylor.robbins@utoledo.edu

Taylor Robbins currently serves as the Administrative Graduate Assistant Hall Director for the Health Professions Living Learning Community & the Health and Wellness Living Learning Community for Presidents Hall.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Pathology at The University of Toledo in May 2017.  During her undergraduate career, Taylor served as a Resident Adviser for two years and was heavily involved in several organizations across campus.  Taylor is now working towards her Masters degree in Speech and Language Pathology.

Bethan ONeill

BETHAN O'NEILL, Presidents Hall Clerical Specialist 
419.530.1700
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!

Office of Residence Life Organizational Chart
Last Updated: 10/29/18