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Housing Staff

Kevin CookInterim Associate Director, Departmental Initiatives
kcook@k-state.edu785-532-2644

Kevin CookKevin's Bio

As interim associate director, Kevin oversees the leadership, diversity, academic and new student recruitment efforts for students living on campus. He also supervises the marketing and communications office.

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He supervises the departmental initiatives team, the Derby Academic Resource Center staff and the tutoring program. Kevin advises the Housing and Dining Ambassadors as well as the Cultural and Diversity Advocates.

Education

B.S. Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, 1998
M.A. Student Affairs Administration, Ball State University, 1999

Professional Service
  • Upper Midwest Region-Association of College and University Housing Officers
  • Association of College and University Housing Officers-International
Nick LanderInterim Associate Director, Residence Life
lander@k-state.edu785-532-7659

Nick LanderNick's Bio

Nick has served the department in its residence life area since 2008. He works with the housing staff to provide students with a safe, comfortable and learning-centered residential experience.

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Nick also directly supervises the Residence Life Coordinators and is involved with safety and security, crisis management and student conduct. Previously, Nick was the coordinator for leadership development at K-State, and served in housing management roles at the University of Arizona and Ball State University.

Education

B.S. Psychology, Kansas State University, 2001
M.A. Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Ball State University, 2003

Professional Service
  • Upper Midwest Region of the Association of College and University Residence Halls
    • Assessment and Information Management Committee, 2009-2010
    • Conference host committee chair, 2008
    • Conference presenter
  • Association of College and University Residence Halls-International
David YoderCoordinator of Conference Services and Emergency Trainingdyoder@k-state.edu785-532-6368

David YoderDavid's Bio

David has worked for the department since 1976, as a resident assistant in Haymaker Hall
(three years) in residence life (35 years), and as a hall coordinator in Marlatt Hall (32 years).
Currently he markets our services to potential conference organizers, communicating conference details to department leaders, selecting and training student staff, and overseeing conference
hall operations.

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The conference office is responsible for arranging meal and door access, as well as scheduling facility use and invoicing for services provided. In addition, the office coordinates summer guest housing services, for those coming to campus as individuals or families. David is responsible for residence hall mail clerk training and general oversight, as well as vacation mail.

Education

B.S. Secondary Education, Kansas State University, 1973

Professional Service
  • National Association of College and University Residence Halls
Honors/Awards
  • National Association of College and University Residence Halls National Adviser of the Month, 2007
AlexAbendscheinCommunications and Marketing Project Coordinator 785-532-2140abenda31@ksu.edu
VictoriaBerteroAssistant Coordinator for Departmental Initiatives785-532-3247vbertero@ksu.edu
SarahBlackGraphic Designer785-532-7634snp6848@ksu.edu
BarbaraBragaResidence Life Coordinator785-395-0305bbraga@ksu.edu
GlenBuickeroodAssistant Coordinator for Departmental Initiatives785-532-6325glenbuick@ksu.edu
AmberByrleyResidence Life Coordinator785-395-5153adbyrley@ksu.edu
CarlyCorioAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-532-6453carcorio@ksu.edu
AshleyDorsettAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-395-3935adorsett@ksu.edu
AndreaDreyerAssistant Apartment Living Coordinator785-532-2268aldreyer@ksu.edu
MelindaGilliamAssistant Community Coordinator785-395-5757mmgilliam@ksu.edu
JessicaGirdlerResidence Life Coordinator785-395-5761jgirdler@ksu.edu
AmberGordonAssistant Apartment Living Coordinator785-532-2268wilkia38@ksu.edu
NicoleGrandyAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-395-6897ngrandy@ksu.edu
BradleyHalversonAssistant Coordinator785-395-2901bjhalverson@ksu.edu
BreannaHardyArea Coordinator for Residence Life785-532-3492bhardy@ksu.edu
MichaelHargroveAssistant Apartment Living Coordinator785-532-6453mhargrove@ksu.edu
BrooksHetleArea Coord for Student Recruitment and Academic Support785-532-3493brookshetle@ksu.edu
SamanthaHylandResidence Life Coordinator785-395-3936slhyland@ksu.edu
KandaceIrvineAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-395-5155kgirvine@ksu.edu
LeandraJenkinsResidence Life Coordinator785-395-3729leandraj@ksu.edu
JessicaJonesAdministrative Assistant785-532-7659jessjones@ksu.edu
BrieJutteAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-395-6611briejutte@ksu.edu
MatthewKernsApartment Living Coordinator785-395-0305mhkerns@ksu.edu
JeromeKirbyApartment Living Coordinator785-532-3790jkirby@ksu.edu
MackenzieLechlitnerApartment Living Coordinator785-395-1879melechlitner@ksu.edu
ChristopherMuellerResidence Life Coordinator785-532-2975muell1cj@ksu.edu
TommyNewsomAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-532-6669tnewsom@ksu.edu
KatherinePeganEvent Accommodations Coordinator (GA)785-532-2267kpegan@ksu.edu
MaryReichertAdministrative Assistant785-532-3790mfrchrt@ksu.edu
AlisonRogersCopywriter-Web Editor785-532-2645arp9759@ksu.edu
CarleySaundersAssistant Coordinator 785-532-0182carleys@ksu.edu
MarylynSilversteinAssistant Apartment Living Coordinator785-532-2268msilverstein@ksu.edu
KassandraSprecherAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-532-5760sprecher@ksu.edu
TonyaWesselArea Coordinator for Apartment Living785-532-6106twessel@ksu.edu
ElisaWilsonAssistant Residence Life Coordinator785-532-7659elisawilson@ksu.edu
DavidYoderCoordinator of Conference Services and Emergency Training785-532-6368dyoder@ksu.edu