Housing Staff

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Dr. Shannon Jordan

Associate Dean and Chief Housing Officer

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Makenzie Gold Quiros

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Chief Housing Officer

The Chief Housing Officer is responsible for oversight of Housing and Residence Life, providing direction and leadership to Housing and Residence Life units.  Every staff member at Housing and Residence Life is committed to ensuring that students living on campus have a living and learning environment that is safe, inclusive, and developmental. Our experienced Mason Housing team caters to our residential students, by offering them opportunities to explore new experiences, enhance personal growth, build new and meaningful relationships, and play an active role in connecting our residential students to being part of #MasonNation!

Residence Life

The Residence Life team is responsible for oversight of student staff in the residence halls, meeting with students to address concerns, assists students with adjusting to life on campus by providing programming and support, supervises our 24/7 desks, and oversees our Summer Camps and Conferences program.
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Michael Cherry

Interim Director of Residence Life

Leotie Yard GMU

Leotie Yard

Assistant Director of Residence Life


Cody Grim GMU

Cody Grim

Assistant Director of Residential Student Development Initiatives

Samantha Thornton GMU

Sam Thornton

Assistant Director for Summer and Hospitality Operations

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Colton Goodman

Assistant Director of Residential Academic Engagement

Jermaine "JT" Taylor GMU

Jermaine "JT" Taylor

Assistant Director of Residence Life


Jeff Massetti GMU

Jeff Massetti

Assistant Director for Residential Student Engagement

Taylor Mallory GMU

Taylor Mallory

Hampton Roads Community Director


Etlin Flores GMU

Etlin Flores

Northern Neck Community Director

Benjamin Keating GMU

Benjamin "Ben" Keating

Commonwealth & Dominion Community Director

Mike Hudson GMU

Mike Hudson

Townhouses, Eastern Shore Community Director

Ryan Morong GMU

Ryan Morong

University Commons Community Director


Alexis Ash GMU

Alexis Ash

Potomac Heights, Liberty Square Community Director

Manuel Llano-Martinez GMU

Manuel "Manny" Llano-Martinez

ACGC, Rogers & Whitetop Community Director

Jo Wilson GMU

Jo Wilson

Taylor, Liberty Square Community Director

Paula Harris GMU

Paula Harris

Piedmont & Tidewater Community Director


Brandon Ford GMU

Brandon Ford

Presidents Park 2 Community Director

Jessikah Pyett GMU

Jessikah Pyett

Presidents Park 1 Community Director


Remi Greene GMU

Remi Greene

Blue Ridge & Sandbridge "BLUSH" Community Director

Community Directors @Housing and Residence Life

Our Community Directors at Housing and Residence Life play a vital role in supporting our residential students during their stay at Mason Housing, and serve as positive ambassadors of the University and Residential Life mission, vision and values within their respective residential communities, as well as across the Mason campus. 


Housing Desk Staff

Our full time, dedicated housing desk staff are always a phone call away.

If you have any questions about the building or campus, or need assistance with anything at Mason Housing, we are available 24/7.

We have two resource desks on campus to assist students with any questions or concerns. 

1. Shenandoah, Eisenhower Hall


2. Rappahannock, Piedmont



Steven Klein GMU

Steven Klein

Administrative Specialist

Enas S. Aziz Awad GMU

Enas S. Aziz Awad

Administrative Specialist

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Shakiyla Sincere

Beacon Hall Assistant Director for Housing and Diversity Education


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Doris Castro

Beacon Hall Administrative Specialist, SciTech Campus


Olivia Thompson GMU

Olivia Thompson 

Administrative Specialist

Chenree Lockley GMU

Chenree Lockley

Summer & Hospitality Business Operations Manager

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Coordinator for Residential Academic Engagement

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Coordinator of Residential Student Development Initiatives

Lora Learmont GMU

Lora Learmont

Director of Residential Services


Sherri Greenaway GMU

Sherri Greenaway

Assignments Coordinator

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Assistant Director of Assessment

Erin Brandt GMU

Erin Brandt

Associate Director of Housing Operations


Colleen Moore GMU

Colleen Moore

Assignments Coordinator

Myra Gibson GMU

Myra Gibson

Assistant Director of Assignments

Residential Services

The Residential Services team is responsible for housing contracts, assignments, and selection.  The Residential Services team also closely works with marketing, technology, and admissions in order to deliver a streamlined housing experience for our students.


Our Facilities team is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of our residence halls.  Additionally, our facilities team is responsible for major maintenance projects and capital planning to keep our residence halls in excellent condition.
Ron Scott GMU

Ron Scott

Associate Director of Facilities

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Shawn Brent

Senior Maintenance Manager

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Maintenance Generalist- Beacon Hall

Said Boutftlien GMU

Said Boutftlien

Senior Maintenance Manager

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Herbert Paz

Maintenance Supervisor

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Rick Davis

Maintenance Supervisor

John Rogers GMU

John Rogers

Associate Director for Housekeeping & Special Projects

Paramjit Pannu GMU

Paramjit Pannu

Neighborhood Facility Manager


Zach Terrell GMU

Zach Terrell

Neighborhood Facility Manager


Daniel Castillo GMU

Daniel Castillo

Procurement & Housing Operations Administrator 

Ricki Lamar GMU

Ricki Lamar Davis

Neighborhood Facility Manager


Housekeeping and Special Projects

The Housekeeping and Special Projects team is committed to maintaining a clean and comfortable environment for our students and guests.  Additionally, this team manages our hall furnishings and other necessary projects that keep our halls operating efficiently. Should our residential students require any repairs, they can submit a work order for repairs, or services needed.

Business and Finance

The Business and Finance team tracks all HRL expenditures and manages all financial planning.
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Maria Fiore

Associate Director of Finance & Business Services

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Business & Finance Analyst

Cristiana Casais GMU

Cristiana Casais

Graduate Assistant for the Ridge


Coleman Meadows GMU

Coleman Meadows

Graduate Assistant for Community Standards

Veronica Visser GMU

Veronica Visser

Graduate Assistant for Residential Academic Engagement

Natalia Arcos GMU

Natalia Arcos

Graduate Assistant for Residential Student Engagement 

Graduate Assistants

At Mason Housing and Residence Life, we work closely with students by offering them supervised assistantship experience to maximize graduate student success. Our professional staff help our graduate assistants by creating and carefully designing effective supervised experiences, to best prepare graduate students to transition from graduate school to work in their field after graduation.
We are always seeking highly-qualified applicants for graduate assistantships. Once you are offered admission to a graduate program at Mason University, you are eligible to submit an application for a Graduate Assistant vacancy. By submitting an application, you will be considered for all current and future positions available for the semester you indicate, so add your application to the pool of applicants, via HANDSHAKE.