Residential & Dining Services Staff

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Purposeful community where students, staff, and faculty share a passion for learning and collaborate to enhance student growth.

Just community where the individual is honored, our interdependence is acknowledged, diversity is pursued, freedom of expression is protected and civility is affirmed.

Sustainable community that values, cultivates and maintains its human, natural and physical resources.

Sharon Goodman

Interim Director of Recreation and Athletics & Residential and Dining Services

photo: Sharon Goodman

The Director of Residential and Dining Services provides strategic leadership and is responsible for the residence halls and dining services at Evergreen. The Director supervises two assistant directors, facilities and residential life, and provides leadership to eight full-time professional staff and approximately 75 to 150 undergraduate staff members in Residential and Dining Services. The Director of Residential and Dining Services reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs. This position is also currently serving in an interim role as the Director of Recreation and Athletics.

Bio: I enjoy working with Greeners and have been working at Evergreen for the past eight years. I grew up in Vermont and earned my BA in secondary education and my Masters of Education degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs, both from the University of Vermont. Prior to coming to Evergreen in 2008, I worked in Residence Life at Reed College in Portland Oregon for 12 years.

Working at a small campus, I like to be involved in many aspects of the college community and make a difference to this community that I call home. I serve on a variety of committees and enjoy watching all of our student workers learn and grow, and leave Evergreen to find their dream jobs. In my spare time, I enjoy exploring the Pacific NW, growing my own food, playing with my family, and taking time to enjoy the wonders of Olympia.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6419
E-mail goodmans@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Mark Lacina

Assistant Director for Residential Facilities

photo: Mark Lacina

The Assistant Director for Residential Facilities is responsible for the daily administration of the facilities in Housing. He supervises three professional full-time staff and provides leadership to 45 to 150 undergraduate student staff members, depending on the time of year. The Assistant Director for Residential Facilities reports to the Interim Director of Recreation and Athletics & Residential and Dining Services.

Bio: I grew up on the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Evergreen before most of you were born.  When not working to keep our facilities in tip top shape, I enjoy long distance running in national parks, backcountry skiing on Mt. Rainier, watching baseball, and reminiscing about the numerous Grateful Dead Shows I attended from Oakland, California to Cairo, Egypt.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6764
E-mail lacinam@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Kelly Lundy

Assistant Director for Residential Life

photo: Kelly Lundy

The Assistant Director for Residential Life is responsible for the daily administration and management of the residence life program consisting of approximately 900 students living on campus. The Assistant Director supervises five professional full-time staff and provides leadership to approximately 25 undergraduate staff members. The Assistant Director has responsibility for occupancy management, emergency planning and assessment. The Assistant Director for Residential Life reports to the Interim Director of Recreation and Athletics & Residential and Dining Services.

Bio: I love the Greener community! Prior to Evergreen, I worked in housing and residence life at public and private colleges in Washington and California including the University of Puget Sound, University of the Pacific, San Jose State University, and Washington State University. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Washington State University and Master's degree in Higher Educational Administration and Leadership/Student Affairs from the University of the Pacific. I grew up in Washington and love the Pacific Northwest! Some of my interests include spending time with my family and dogs, running, and exploring the rich culture, food, activities, and nature of this beautiful area.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6191
E-mail lundyk@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Anna Bauer

The Outdoor Program (TOP) Coordinator and Resident Director

photo: Anna Bauer

The Outdoor Program (TOP) Coordinator and Resident Director (RD) is a professional staff member often with a graduate-level degree who lives and works in the residential community and helps to facilitate a safe and inclusive living and learning environment for residents. This staff member spends three-quarters of their time working with the staff and students in Recreation and Athletics running The Outdoor Program. The other quarter of their time is spent serving as a member of the RD on-call rotation for responding to emergency issues afterhours in the residential community.

Bio: This is my first year working at Evergreen. Originally hailing from Wisconsin, I attended Northland College, located on the shores of Lake Superior, and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Outdoor Education with an emphasis in Adventure Education. While at Northland, I was very involved with the college's Outdoor Orientation program. 

After college I went on to work as an Assistant Camp Director for a YMCA Camp.  Continuing to develop my interests, I worked as a Wilderness Instructor for the Minnesota Department of Corrections leading all female canoe expeditions for youth ages 13-17. I also spent a year volunteering for AmeriCorps, placed as the Outdoor and Environmental Education Specialist with the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona located in Tucson.  After leaving the desert, I found myself leading trips in the North Cascades with the Seattle based organization BOLD and GOLD. Most recently, I was the Assistant Director of Admissions at Northland College.

In my free time, I am an avid chef, hiker, canoeist, spin class attendee, and casual road biker. I enjoy any activity outdoors and a good pair of wool socks.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6526
E-mail: bauera@evergreen.edu
Office: CRC 113

Amanda De La Torre

Resident Director

photo: Amanda De La Torre

Resident Directors (RDs) are professional staff often with graduate degrees who live and work in the residential community in order to facilitate a safe and inclusive living and learning environment for residents. Each RD directly oversees the administration and development of one first-year residence hall and several apartment-style buildings, and supervises a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). RDs report to the Assistant Director for Residential Life.

Bio: I am the Resident Director for buildings D, E, F, K, and N. This is my first year at Evergreen. I am originally from Los Angeles County, California. I am a proud alum of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, having graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology. While at Cal Poly, I was involved with university admissions, residence life, and orientation. I am also a recent graduate of New York University, receiving a Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Prior to Evergreen, I worked as an Assistant Residence Hall Director at The School of American Ballet (SAB). I have also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member in both Los Angeles and New York City. 

In my free time I enjoy reading, traveling to music festivals, eating, and volunteering within my local community. 

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6655
E-mail: delatora@evergreen.edu 
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Erin Lewis

Resident Director

photo: Erin Lewis

Resident Directors (RDs) are professional staff often with graduate degrees who live and work in the residential community in order to facilitate a safe and inclusive living and learning environment for residents. Each RD directly oversees the administration and development of one first-year residence hall and several apartment-style buildings, and supervises a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). RDs report to the Assistant Director for Residential Life.

Bio: I am the Resident Director for buildings A, P and Q. This is my second year at Evergreen, and I love working with the incredible Greener student body! I grew up in Eugene, Oregon and have lived in the Pacific Northwest my entire life. I attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington for my undergraduate education where I majored in International Political Economy. At Puget Sound, I served as a Resident Assistant for three years, worked in the Office of Admissions, and actively engaged in leadership positions within Student Government, Residence Life and Greek Life. I earned my Masters degree in Student Development Administration from Seattle University in June 2014, and I worked as the Graduate Coordinator for Leadership Development during my two years there. In my spare time I enjoy reading, traveling, practicing yoga, running, listening to live music, discovering new places to eat around town, and playing with my two kitties.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-5655
E-mail: lewise@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Mike Russell

Resident Director

photo: Mike Russell

Resident Directors (RDs) are professional staff often with graduate degrees who live and work in the residential community in order to facilitate a safe and inclusive living and learning environment for residents. Each RD directly oversees the administration and development of one first-year residence hall and several apartment-style buildings, and supervises a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). RDs report to the Assistant Director for Residential Life.

Bio: I am the Resident Director for C, G, H, I, J, T and U buildings. I grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. I attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. While I majored in Accounting and Management, I spent a bulk of my free time being involved with Residence Life and student leadership organizations. Prior to Evergreen, I worked at Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin as an Area Hall Director. I enjoy spending my time traveling, cooking, and subsequently eating.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-5115
E-mail russellm@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Travis Trumbly

Senior Resident Director/Resident Case Manager

photo: Travis Trumbly

The Senior Resident Director/Resident Case Manager (SRD) is a professional staff member with a graduate degree who lives and works in the residential community in order to facilitate a safe and inclusive living and learning environment for residents. The SRD directly oversees the administration and development of one first-year residence hall and several apartment-style buildings, and supervises a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). The SRD specializes in work with the substance free and clean air themed housing communities, and coordinates social and educational substance free and wellness events for the entire residential community. The SRD also often connects individually with residents who may need some additional support related to alcohol or drug use, and emotional or physical health. The SRD reports to the Assistant Director for Residential Life.

Bio: I am the Resident Director for B, R and S buildings, as well as the Modular housing units ("the Mods"). I grew up in New Jersey but have lived and worked in Vermont, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Oregon, and now Washington in my adult life. I have a Masters degree in Counseling with a focus in Substance Abuse and Addictions. I have worked in wilderness therapy, leadership development, student life at Marlboro College, and as an artisan baker. I have varied interests spanning outdoor activities, woodworking & ceramics, board games, photography, cooking & baking, and live performance. I love working at Evergreen, supporting residential student growth and development, teaching and learning from students, and engaging within the local community.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6196
E-mail trumblyt@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Deborah Miles

Fiscal Specialist

The Fiscal Specialist provides services related to room billing, payroll, purchasing, and department budgeting. This person reports to the Director of Residential and Dining Services.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6147
E-mail: milesd@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Noel McHugh

Residential Information Technology Manager

photo: Noel McHugh

The Residential Information Technology manager provides planning, implementation and maintenance of information technology resources. This person supervises six student Resident Technicians. He is responsible for network and communications infrastructure, databases, web applications, and technology support services.

Bio: I grew up in Bellingham, Washington and graduated from the Evergreen State College.  After a stint in the private tech sector, I returned to Evergreen where I worked in several technical capacities before coming to Housing.  I enjoy working with brilliant Evergreen computer science students (aka the ResTechs) developing creative solutions to Housing's information management needs.  I spend my free time with my family in the mountains, on the water, and in my yard growing organic vegetables and barbecuing cheeseburgers.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6104
E-mail: mchughn@evergreen.edu
Office: RAD Office A-building 301

Ray Ruiz

Buildings/Grounds Supervisor

The Buildings/Grounds Supervisor oversees day-to-day operations of custodians, grounds, residential maintenance (day and night), linen, auxiliary services and the key shop. This person supervises two professional positions, acts as in-house project foreman and provides leadership to 45 to 150 student staff, depending on the season. The Buildings/Grounds Supervisor reports to the Assistant Director for Residential Facilities.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6764
E-mail: ruizr@evergreen.edu
Office:  Mod Facilities Shop

Steve Johnson

Engineering Technician

The Engineering Technician provides heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing and AutoCAD services. This person reports to the Maintenance/Custodial Supervisor.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6764
E-mail: johnstev@evergreen.edu
Office:  Mod Facilities Shop

Lizzy Rieke

Staff Coordinator of the Flaming Eggplant

photo: Lizzy Rieke

The Flaming Eggplant Café Coordinator is responsible for providing support, fiscal oversight, and programmatic administration and coordination for a student-run Café that is collectively governed and sources ecologically and socially responsible food. This position supervises up to 30 student employees and interns, manages a goods and services budget of approximately $85,000, and Café revenue generation totaling $178,000.  The Coordinator works to maintain and protect the autonomy of the student collective while supporting the workers in responsibly managing a food service and active student organization.  The Coordinator collaborates with student workers to develop policies and procedures, provide guidance and training, and establish goals for the Café. In addition, the Coordinator oversees the implementation of daily operation of the Cafe in accordance with the mission and goals of the Café and ensures that all college and state rules, regulations, and policies are applied to the business and financial functions of the Café such as purchasing, personnel, and cash handling.


Bio: I grew up outside Seattle and have lived in the Pacific Northwest most of my life, with a few long excursions to such magical places as Peru, Europe, rural Virginia, California and Colorado.  I am a cook by trade, though my professional skill set is very eclectic.  I have lived in Olympia since 2009, graduated from Evergreen in 2012, and came back in fall of 2013 to work with the Flaming Eggplant Café as the Staff Coordinator.  I worked at the Flaming Eggplant for two amazing years while I was a student, and it’s been an honor to come back and work with the café in an advisory role.  While I’m not supporting Flaming Eggplant collective members in their work for ethical food, accessible nourishment and worker autonomy, I like to dance, make music, play with my dog, make things (especially out of wood and metal), ferment things, be outside, and cook delicious foods for people I love.  Some of my other interests include healing work of many kinds, nutrition, conflict resolution, cooperative development, farming, ethical butchering, plants, teaching and learning about oppression, and organizing to end it.

Contact:
Phone: (360) 867-6092
E-mail: riekee@evergreen.edu
Office: CAB 201