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Housing and Dining Services

Administrative Staff

Derek JacksonDirector,
Assistant Vice President of Student Life
derekaj@k-state.edu785-532-0323

Derek JacksonDerek's Bio

Derek is the director of housing and dining services at K-State. He oversees all aspects of the department, including operation of the residence halls, dining centers, facilities maintenance division and more.

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Derek began his housing career as a hall director while completing his undergraduate and graduate degrees. He then served as area coordinator at the University of Georgia from 1993 to 1997. Derek came to K-State in 1997 after accepting the position of Assistant Director for Residence Life, which he held until 2005 when he was promoted to Associate Director for Administrative Services and Residence Life. In 2011, he assumed the role of director.

Education

B.S. Social Sciences, Emporia State University, 1989
M.S. College Student Personnel, Kansas State University, 1993

Professional Service
  • Association of College and University Housing Officers-International
  • Association of College and University Housing Officers, Upper Midwest Region
  • Southeastern Association of Housing Officers
  • American College Personnel Association
Honors/Awards
  • Student Housing Training Institute - South Africa - Faculty Member, 2012
  • UMR-ACUHO Robert Mosier Professional Enrichment Award, 2009
  • ACUHO-I Foundation of Excellence, 2008
Michael CrowAssociate Director for Administrative Servicesmcrow@k-state.edu785-532-6453

Michael CrowMichael's Bio

Michael transferred to our department from the K-State Office of the Registrar in 2012. He is responsible for strategic leadership in financial planning and analysis, as well as fiscal resource management. Michael supervises the department's business operations, administrative services and information technology units, and manages the department’s budget.

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As the associate registrar for student information systems at K-State since 2002, Michael directed the testing, training and implementation of the KSIS system. His background includes years of experience in financial services management and accounting at area businesses and state agencies.

Education

B.S. Business Administration-Marketing, 1985
B.A. Political Science, 1985
Master of Business Administration, 1991

Professional Service
  • iSIS Task Force
  • Teachers and Employees Association of Kansas State University- Treasurer
  • American Association of Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Computing and Information Technology Advisory Council
  • K-State Enterprise Authentication System Steering Committee
  • Government and Politics Committee, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • College and University Machine Records (CUMREC) National Communications Committee
Publications
  • Chapter author, "Case Study: Task Force Employed by University to Deepen Academic Involvement in PeopleSoft Implementation." Handbook of Research on Technology Project Management, Planning and Operations, IGI Global, 2009
Kathy Van SteenisAssistant Director, Contracts and Occupancy Managementkathyvs@k-state.edu785-532-6453

Kathy Van SteenisKathy's Bio

Kathy joined our department as Jardine Apartments Area Coordinator in 2006 after serving as residence hall director at two other Midwestern institutions – the University of Central Missouri and Nebraska-based Midland Lutheran College.

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In her current position of Public Service Administrator I, Kathy coordinates all activities pertaining to the Housing and Dining Services student accounts and contracts. She oversees the areas of student billing, KSIS charges, account holds, meal plan access and refunds.

Education
  • B.A., Communications, Waldorf College, 2002
  • M.S., College Student Personnel Administration, University of Central Missouri, 2006
Professional Service
  • NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education New Professional Rising Star, 2007
  • American College Personnel Association/Missouri College Personnel Association Stephen Petersen Graduate Student of the Year, 2006
TeresaAdamsAdministrative Specialist785-532-0318taadams@ksu.edu
StephanieBakerAccountant I785-532-0304srmbaker@ksu.edu
RalphBarnesComputer Information Specialist785-532-0311gbarnes@ksu.edu
LainenBayerSenior Administrative Assistant785-532-7032lainen@ksu.edu
GamageDissanayakeSystems Coordinator785-532-0312gamage@ksu.edu
ColeenEspingAccountant III785-532-0330cre@ksu.edu
LarryFarmerProcurement Officer I785-532-0327ldfarmer@ksu.edu
KaraGonzalesDatabase Administrator785-532-0308karagon@ksu.edu
NancyHillanPublic Service Administrator I785-532-0320nhillan@ksu.edu
JungwookHowardAccountant I785-532-0316jungwook@ksu.edu
ChristopherKennedyApplication Development Coordinator785-532-3013christok@ksu.edu
MarleneKunze DolanHuman Resources-Business Operations Mgr.785-532-0325mkd@ksu.edu
MarilynLarsonAdministrative Specialist785-532-0301mjlarson@ksu.edu
BrianLeslieHelp Desk Coordinator785-532-0313bdleslie@ksu.edu
JanellMcCormackAccounting Specialist785-532-0310janellm@ksu.edu
DonnitaNelsonApartments Occupancy Coordinator785-532-3792djnelson@ksu.edu
JonNetsonTechnology Support Technician II785-532-0306jlnetson@ksu.edu
HeatherNiedfeldtSenior Administrative Assistant785-532-0317han8706@ksu.edu
DodieRaySenior Administrative Assistant785-532-7658dray@ksu.edu
KaraStuckyCampus Occupancy Coordinator785-532-7039kara04@ksu.edu
KathyVan SteenisAssistant Director for Contract and Occupancy Management785-532-0315kathyvs@ksu.edu
MichelleVogelProject Accountant785-532-0330mlvogel@ksu.edu
ShelleyWeeksAdministrative Assistant785-532-6453sweeks@ksu.edu
DavidWilliamsComputer Information Specialist785-532-0307dcwillia@ksu.edu