Stephanie Cullen

Stephanie Cullen

Manager, Residence Life

Stephanie Cullen is Housing’s Manager, Residence Life. She is a part of the Student Development team and directly supervises the Residence Life Coordinators. Steph oversees social programming, leadership initiatives, and the management of student issues and conduct processes in Waterloo Residences.

When Steph is not at work, she loves to pursue outdoor activities such as camping, skiing, mountain biking... you name it!

Melissa Blewitt

Melissa Blewitt

Manager, Desk Services

Melissa Blewitt is Housing’s Coordinator, Desk Services Operations and Development. She is part of the Student Development and Residence Life team and works with our Front Desk Assistants, Front Desk Trainers, Team Leaders and Co-ordinators in areas of future planning, program development and evaluation.

Christy Elliott

Christy Elliott

Manager, Housing Finance

Christy Elliott is Housing’s Finance Manager. She is part of the Finance team and provides financial management, reporting and support for the housing department.

If she was a superhero, Christy would be a financial ninja – number assassin!

Jen

Jennifer Ferguson

Assistant Director, Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services
 

Jennifer Ferguson is Housing's Assistant Director, Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works on student placement, marketing plans, and creative strategies to attract and retain students to live in residence.

When Jennifer is not at work, she loves to spend time at the beach.

Wendy Fritz

Wendy Fritz

Supervisor, Cleaning Services, V1 N/E and MH

Wendy Fritz is Housing's Supervisor, Cleaning Services. She is part of the Cleaning Services team and is responsible for the provision of Cleaning Services in Village 1 North and East Quads and Minota Hagey. She works to provide leadership and supervision to the front line staff.

When Wendy is not at work, she loves spending time in her garden. 

Malorie Glyde

Malorie Glyde

Accounting and Data Specialist

Malorie Glyde is Housing’s Accounting and Data Specialist. She is part of the Finance team and works on assisting with a variety of finance management projects.

When she is not at work she loves to spend time with her family and two children.

Dawn Godglick

Dawn Godglick

Supervisor, Cleaning Services, V1 S/W and MKV

Dawn Godglick is Housing's Assistant Supervisor, Cleaning Services. She is part of the Cleaning Services team and works on supervising Village 1 South and West Quads and Mackenzie King Village.

When she is not at work, Dawn loves to spend her time doing genealogy research and spending time with her children and grandson.

Curtis Goodbrand

Curtis Goodbrand

Residence Facility Coordinator

Curtis Goodbrand is a Residence Facility Coordinator.

Sheila Goodwin

Sheila Goodwin

Coordinator, CLV-N

Sheila Goodwin is Housing’s Coordinator, CLV-N.  She works on supervising both maintenance and cleaning in Columbia Lake Village-North. Sheila also works with Housing’s Visitor Apartments at Beacon Towers and additional summer visitor suites for External Services.  

If she was a super hero, her powers would be planning and organization and foreseeing bumps in the road before they happen.

Barbara Heppler

Barbara Heppler

Functional User Analyst

Barb Heppler is Housing's Functional User Analyst. She reports directly to the University Housing Officer. Barb ensures that the Housing Management System (HoME) is functional and provides support across all areas within the department. Student Accounts uploads and eCommerce journal uploads is a part of Barb’s current responsibilities.

If she was a superhero, Barb's power would be environmental restoration by magically removing damage caused by accidental and deliberate destruction.

Debbie Holden

Debbie Holden

Assistant Manager, Cleaning Services

Debbie Holden is Housing’s Assistant Manager, Cleaning Services. She is part of the Cleaning Services Management team and works on supervising Resident Attendants’ daily functions.

When she is not at work, Debbie spends her time travelling, shopping, and hiking with her puppy. 

Karen Howey

Karen Howey

Manager, Desk Services

Karen Howey is Housing's Manager of Desk Services. She is part of the Residence Life team and works on providing leadership to the Desk Services team and collaborating with departmental managers to support our students' success.

When Karen is not at work, she loves to spend time with her family.

Mike Huynh

Mike Huynh

Technical Support Specialist

Mike Huynh is Housing's Technical Support Specialist. He is part of the Information Systems & Technology team in Housing and works on student and staff IST support.

If he was a superhero, Mike's powers would be time travelling.

Mike Iley

Mike Iley

Assistant Director, Residence Facilities

Mike Iley is Housing's Assistant Director, Residence Facilities. He is part of the Residence Facilities team and works on strategic development and implementation of all facility operation services in the areas of cleaning services, maintenance, capital improvements, and external services. 

When he is not at work, Mike loves to spend time with his wife, daughter and son.

Abby

Abigail (Abby) Joza

Coordinator, Residence Ambassadors

Abby is the Coordinator, Residence Ambassadors for the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team. She works with the Residence Ambassador’s to lead and co-ordinate residence tours and special event days.

Ryan

Ryan King

Manager, Housing Occupancy and Operations

Ryan King is Waterloo Residences’ Manager, Housing Occupancy and Operations. He is part of the Occupancy team and works on ensuring students have appropriate accommodations on campus or off campus and ensures our customer service is student centric.

When Ryan isn’t at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors, and volunteering with a number of community organizations.

Heather Lang

Heather Lang

Manager, Cleaning Services

Heather Lang is Housing's Manager of Cleaning Services. She is part of the Residence Facilities team and works on providing leadership to the Cleaning Services team and collaborating with departmental managers to support our students' success.

When Heather is not at work, she loves to spend her time with her family.

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Julie Garel

Administration and Academic Programming Coordinator

Julie Garel is Housing's Administration and Academic Programming Coordinator. She is part of the Living-Learning Management Team, and is responsible for supporting administrative processes for the Living Learning Program, and the co-ordination of Drop-in Tutoring and Academics in Residence Programming.

When Julie is not at work, she loves to spend her time exploring, doing crafts, and hanging out with her dog Buzz.

Wade MacAulay

Wade MacAulay

Manager, Cleaning Services, After Hours Services

Wade MacAulay is Housing's Manager, After Hours Services. He is part of the Cleaning Services Management team and works with staff and students to ensure any maintenance concerns that occur after normal business hours are taken care of.

When he is not at work, Wade loves to spend his time golfing. 

Julia Martini

Julia Martini

Residence Life Co-ordinator

Julia Martini is the Residence Life Coordinator for UWP. She is part of the Residence Life team. Julia works on community development by creating a safe and fun environment for students and staff. She also works on the Maximize Potential program providing diverse learning opportunities to students living in residence.

When she is not at work, Julia loves to spend time reading novels and drinking tea.

Lauren

Lauren McCrea

Coordinator, Occupancy and Data

Lauren McCrea is Housing's Occupancy and Data Coordinator. She is a part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and books all graduate students and their families into their residence rooms.

Lauren's favourite thing in the whole wide world is synchronized swimming.

Jessi Neill

Jessi Neill

Co-ordinator, Living-Learning Communities

Jessi Neill is Housing’s Coordinator, Living Learning for the Accounting and Finance communities. She is part of the Living-Learning team and works on managing student staff, liaising with faculty and campus partners and supporting students’ academic success.

When Jessi is not at work, she loves to spend her time travelling around the world or hanging out with her dogs, Delilah and Virgil.

Mercedes Perez

Mercedes Perez

Residence Facility Coordinator (V1/MKV/Minota Hagey)

Mercedes Perez is a Residence Facility Coordinator. 

When she is not at work, Mercedes enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Alex Piticco

Alex Piticco

Assistant Director, Student Development and Residence Life

Alex Piticco is Housing’s Director of Student Development and Residence Life. He is part of the Student Development and Residence Life team and works on strategic development and implementation of all programs and services directly impacting student life in the areas of residence life, living-learning programs, and desk services.

When Alex is not at work, he loves to spend his time cycling and gardening.

Franco Solimano

Franco Solimano

Manager, Graduate & Student Family Housing

Franco Solimano is Housing’s Manager, Graduate & Student  Family Housing. He is part of the Student Development team, and works on providing leadership for our Graduate student housing operation and collaborating with departmental managers to support our graduate students’ success.

When Franco is not at work, he loves to spend time outdoors – either going on camping/hiking trips, or jumping into an adventure around the world!

Gwen teBoekhorst

Gwen teBoekhorst

Manager, Maintenance and Security Services

Gwen teBoekhorst is Housing's Manager, Maintenance and Security Services. She is part of the Capital Improvements & Maintenance team. Gwen works on all maintenance related items within and around our residence facilities.

When she is not at work, Gwen love to spend her time with her kids! 

Glen Weppler

Glen Weppler

Director of Housing

Glen Weppler is the Director of Housing. He is responsible for overseeing the entire Housing and Residences department.

When Glen is not at work, he loves to spend time being active outdoors by canoeing, hiking, running or biking.

Brad Plata

Brad Plata

Assistant Manager, Maintenance and Security Services

Brad Plata is Housing’s Assistant Manager, Maintenance and Security Services. He is part of the Capital Improvements and Maintenance team and works with the coordinators on all maintenance related items within and around the residence facilities.

When Brad is not at work, he loves to spend his time playing or watching sports, and camping with friends.

Raven Urbanowicz

Residence Facilities Project Coordinator

Raven Urbanowicz is Housing's Residence Facilities Project Coordinator. She is part of the Residence Facilities team and provides support to all Residence Facility Capital Improvement initiatives. In addition, Raven works with clients, vendors, designers and other departments on campus to execute improvement projects.

When Raven is not at work, she loves to spend her time painting.

Carlos

Carlos Saavedra

Digital Design Specialist

Carlos is Waterloo Residences’ Digital Design Specialist. He is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works on building a better user experience for students using the web, social media, video, photography and print.

When Carlos isn’t at work he enjoys spending time with his family, watching the Leafs, and reading about new technology.

Stacey

Stacey Phelps

Coordinator, Occupancy and Data

Stacey Phelps is one of Waterloo Residences’ Occupancy and Data Coordinators . She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works on residence occupancy logistics and records.

When Stacey isn’t at work, she enjoys traveling, swimming and spending time with family.

Kyra Chisholm

Project Coordinator, Office and Operations

Kyra is the Project Coordinator, Office and Operations for the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team. She works to ensure efficiency and improvements to various operational marketing and occupancy projects.

When Kyra isn't at work she can be found outside. She loves hiking, camping, skiing (water and snow) or whatever gets her outdoors.

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Guy Daniels

Residence Life Co-ordinator

Guy Daniels is Housing’s Residence Life Co-ordinator for Ron Eydt Village. He is part of the Residence Life team and works on supervising and supporting the Residence Life Don team in REV, as well as ongoing projects focused on improving residence life for students.

When Guy is not at work, his favourite thing in the whole wide world is enjoying Domino’s chocolate lava cake with the peaks.

Nicole

Nicole Frankland

Communications Specialist

 Nicole is Waterloo Residences’ Communications Specialist. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works to make sure that current and prospective students in residences are well-informed and excited about living where they learn.

Rebecca

Rebecca Butler

Coordinator, Occupancy and Data

Rebecca is Waterloo Residences’ Occupancy and Data Coordinator. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works on residence business operations and data reporting.

When Rebecca isn’t at work, she enjoys finding her next DIY project.

Marta

Marta Borowska/Veenhof

Digital Design Specialist

Marta is Waterloo Residences’ Digital Design Specialist. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works on building a better user experience for students using the web, social media, video, photography and print.

Whenever she gets a chance, Marta enjoys going on adventures outdoors, eating new vegan foods, and practicing sustainability.

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Jennifer Tabar

Case Support Coordinator

Jennifer Tabar is Housing's Case Support Coordinator for Mackenzie King Village, Columbia Lake Village and Minota Hagey. She is part of the Residence Life team and works on coordinating the Maximize Potential Certificate Program and working with the awesome Dons at CLV, MKV, and Minota Hagey.

Her favourite thing in the whole wide world is chatting with friends over tea and treats.

Rebecca Butler

Off-Campus Housing Specialist

Rebecca Butler is Housing's Off-Campus Housing Specialist. She is part of the Admissions and Marketing team and works on achieving the objectives specific to off-campus housing services for students and landlords. When Rebecca is not at work, she loves to spend her time outdoors.

Sheena Kinghorn

Sheena Kinghorn (on leave)

Project Coordinator

Sheena Kinghorn is the Project Coordinator for Residence Facilities.  She works with the Residence Facilities Management team on the development and implementation of various projects for the facility operation services.

When Sheena is not at work, you will find her outdoors or spending time with her family.

Adrianne Rabara

Desk Services, Programming and Resources Coordinator

Adrianne Rabara is Housing's Coordinator, Desk Services Program and Resources. She is part of the Desk Services team and works on the recruitment, supervision, and support of the Front Desk Assistants and Desk Services Leadership Team.

When she's not at work, Adrianne loves to spend her time baking and taking her puppy on long walks!

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Sarah Hunter-Duvar

Residence Life Coordinator

Sarah is Housing’s Residence Life Coordinator for University of Waterloo Place. She is part of the Residence Life Management Team. Sarah works towards creating a safe and connected living environment that fosters respect and appreciation for others by supporting the students of Waterloo Housing & Residences.

Sherry

Sherry Kihut

Manager, Residence Business Technology and Systems

Sherry Kihut is Housing's Business Systems Manager.

Sherry's favourite thing in the whole wide world is spending time with her kids; usually at a hockey rink, soccer field, dance studio, or gymnasium.

Megan

Megan Lambe

Marketing Specialist

Profile coming soon.

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Faith Ashford

Residence Life Coordinator

Faith is Housing’s Residence Life Coordinator for University of Waterloo Place. She is part of the Residence Life Management Team. Faith works towards creating a safe and connected living environment that fosters respect and appreciation for others by supporting the students of Waterloo Housing & Residences.

Michelle Folinas

Michelle Folinas

Community Coordinator

Michelle is Housing’s Community Coordinator for UWP (Waterloo Court and Wilmot Court). She is part of the Residence Life Management Team, and works on the Community Development portfolio.

When Michelle is not at work, she spends her time at the gym teaching group fitness classes and exploring different coffee shops around the KW region.

Kamadchi Karunanandan

Kamadchi Karunanandan

Residence Life Coordinator

Kamadchi is Housing’s Residence Life Coordinator for University of Waterloo Place. She is part of the Residence Life Management Team. Kamadchi works towards creating a safe and connected living environment that fosters respect and appreciation for others by supporting the students of Waterloo Housing & Residences.

Melissa McNown-Smith

Manager, Living-Learning

Profile coming soon.

Folake Owodunni

Communications Specialist

Folake is Waterloo Residences’ Communications Specialist. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works to make sure that current and prospective students in residences are well-informed and excited about living where they learn.

When Folake isn’t at work she enjoys spending time with her family, eating delicious food, and reading great fiction.

Lisa Williamson

Coordinator, External Services

Lisa Williamson is Housing’s Coordinator, External Services.  She is part of the External Services team and works on coordinating cleaning and maintenance for Columbia Lake Village-North.  Lisa also works with Housing’s Visitor Apartments at Beacon Towers and additional summer visitor suites for External Services.

In her spare time Lisa likes to camp, sing and make memories with friends and family

Ketheisan Vigneshwaran

Co-ordinator, Living-Learning Communities

Ketheisan Vigneshwaran, also known as K.V., is Housing’s Coordinator, Living Learning for the Biology, Physical Sciences, and Applied Health Sciences communities. He is part of the Living-Learning team, and works on managing student staff, liaising with faculty and campus partners, and supporting students’ academic success. If K.V. were a superhero, their power would be the ability to accidentally step on Lego blocks and not hurt themselves in the process.

Lindsay

Lindsay Kester-Morrison

Advisor, Housing Services

Lindsay is one of Waterloo Residences’ Housing Services Advisors. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Services Team and works on providing students with residence related support and advising on student accommodations.

When Lindsay isn’t at work she enjoys walking her dogs, running, or watching a good movie.

Taginder Clair

Taginder Clair

Program & Resources Co-ordinator

Taginder is Housing’s Program & Resources Co-ordinator. She is part of the Residence Life Management team. Sarah works on the hiring and training processes for Residence Life Student Staff, and coordinates professional development opportunities and end-of-year celebrations for the Residence Life team.

Curtis Goodbrand

Curtis Goodbrand

Residence Facility Coordinator

Curtis Goodbrand is a Residence Facility Coordinator.

Mia Weston

Mia Weston

Advisor, Housing Services

Mia is one of Waterloo Residences’ Housing Services Advisors. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Services Team and works on providing students with residence related support and advising on student accommodations. Her goal is to assist in cultivating a supportive environment for students that makes Waterloo feel like home.

Lyndia Stacey

Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Assessment

Lyndia acts as a project manager on assessment related projects, integrates assessment infrastructure, and acts as a communications hub for assessment data and information for the department.

Brendan Belanger

Residence Facility Coordinator (REV/CLV-S)

Brendan Belanger is a Residence Facility Coordinator.

Erik

Erik Nielson

Inquiry Management Assistant

Erik is the Inquiry Management Assistant for the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team. He works to communicate with students who have questions about living on and off campus. 

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Tamara DeSouza

Housing Services Advisor

Tamara is one of Waterloo Residences' Housing Services Advisors. She is part of the Housing Occupancy and Marketing Services team and works on providing students with residence related support and advising on student accommodations. She works to deliver a positive customer experience by answering questions about the housing and residence experience at Waterloo.

Jessie Snyder

Co-ordinator, Living-Learning Communities

Jessie Snyder is Housing’s Coordinator, Living Learning for the Global Business and Digital Arts Living-Learning Community, the Engineering Co-op Pilot, and work with the Velocity in Residence Progam. Jessie is part of the Living-Learning team and works on managing staff, liaising with faculty and campus partners, and supporting students’ academic success.

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Angelo Muto

Administrative Project Coordinator

Angelo Muto ​​​​​​is the Administrative Project Coordinator for Residence Facilities.  

He works with the Residence Facilities Management team on the development and implementation of various projects for the facility operation services.

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