Residence Life and Dining Services
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Professional Staff

Director


Peter Groenendyk
Director for Residence Life & Dining Services
petercg@memphis.edu
Peter serves as the University's Chief Housing Officer in a program that has space for 2,850 students.  The Department has approximately 60 full-time residence life, facilities, and office staff.  In addition, the Department employs about 150 student staff during the year.  He is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing implementation of all aspects of housing and dining services.






Hall Staff


 

Aretha Milligan
Associate Director of Residence Life & Dining Services
armillgn@memphis.edu

The Associate Director is responsible for the operation of the Residence Life program and daily supervision of the Area Coordinators, Assistant Area Coordinators and Graduate Assistants. Other duties include: advising the Residence Hall Association, planning and implementing the training sessions for all staff (both professional and paraprofessional), including customer service, staff selection, payroll, emergency procedures, counseling and maintenance procedures. Other responsibilities include: contractual discipline hearings, and the coordination of departmental programming systems. In the absence of the Director of Residence Life, the Associate Director is responsible for the overall operation of the department.

 

 

 

 

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Amanda Virag
Area Coordinator
avirag@memphis.edu
Amanda is responsible for the residence life program in a specific housing area. The Area Coordinator meets this responsibility by supervising directly or indirectly Assistant Area Coordinators, Custodian Supervisors, Resident Advisors, and Desk Workers. The Residence Life program is defined as "developing and maintaining residential communities in which the staff, the facilities, and the programs combine to facilitate student growth and development."

 

 

 

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Michael Courson
Area Coordinator
mjcurson@memphis.edu
Micheal is responsible for the residence life program in a specific housing area. The Area Coordinator meets this responsibility by supervising directly or indirectly Assistant Area Coordinators, Custodian Supervisors, Resident Advisors, and Desk Workers. The Residence Life program is defined as "developing and maintaining residential communities in which the staff, the facilities, and the programs combine to facilitate student growth and development."


 

   
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Telecia Taylor 

Assistant Coordinator of Student Services and Res Hall

ttylor21@memphis.edu 

Telecia manages all activities of the Lambuth housing for students. 


 

 

Administration

 


Glenda Barton
Residence Life Supervisor
gbarton@memphis.edu
Glenda is responsible for the supervision of the Office Coordinator, Office Assistants, and student workers.  The Residence Life Supervisor writes and revises forms used in assignments and room changes.  Other duties include collecting and compiling data for statistical analysis and summary of check-in, room change, and room reservation. In addition the Residence Life Supervisor counsels students concerning the assignment process and advises on adjustment to campus life.  The Residence Life Supervisor writes, revises, and oversees distribution of correspondence to residents, applicants, on campus departments, and the community.  The department calendar is also compiled and distributed by the Residence Life Supervisor.  Furthermore, the Residence Life Supervisor oversees the filing systems and the assignment process.

Nicholas Scull Nicholas T. Scull
Financial Services Associate                                     nscull@memphis.edu
Nicholas coordinates Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable for housing and childcare charges.





Facilities


Eddie Branan
Assistant Director of Residence Life Facilities rbranan@memphis.edu
Eddie is responsible for planning, coordinating and managing all phases of maintenance, housekeeping, and renovations of Residence Life facilities. Acts as department liaison to Physical Plant & Planning and to external contractors. Provides advice and assistance to the Director of Residential life on facilities and maintenance issues.
Tony Johnson
Coordinator, Residence Hall Facilities
tjohnsn5@memphis.edu
Tony is responsible for planning renovations and preventive maintenance activities for Residence Life facilities's activities.  Determines the work assignment process for in-house personnel and outside contractor personnel.  Assigns work orders to the general maintenance and housekeeping staff.  Is responsible for purchasing and inventory control for general maintenance and housekeeping staffs.  Coordinates with Physical Plant work schedules for major renovation projects.  Trains and supervises the general maintenance staff; recommends training priorities; hires and trains student work crews.  Other responsibilities include acting in the absence of the Assistant Director for Facilities in the areas of housekeeping supervision and emergency response.





Tech Support


Ann Marie Hall
Local Technical Support Provider III
annhall@memphis.edu
Ann Marie is responsible for management of all IT initiatives for Campus Services.  She oversees any IT requirements submitted and technical support for Residence Life, Child Care Services, Conference Planning & Operations and ResNet departments.  She ensures that all applicable services are working in accordance with University IT and Campus Services policies.  Ann Marie oversees operations of ResNet including all SQL, EMS scheduling system, StarRez Housing system, EZCARE2 Child Care Center management system, local IT support for Tiger Dining on campus and web application developments by IT staff.
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James Carl Beel III
Local Technical Support Provider I
jcbeel@memphis.edu
Ann Marie is responsible for management of all IT projects for Campus Services. He oversees some IT requirements submitted and technical support for Residence Life, Child Care Services, Conference Planning & Operations and ResNet departments. He ensures that all applicable Servers and equipment are working in sync with Campus Services needs. James oversees operations of ResNet including all SQL and management systems.








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