Charley Sanders PictureAdministrative Associate III
Chris Koehn works directly with Joellen Tipton, the Executive Director of Residence Life and Living-Learning Programs. Chris is a liaison to other contacts within University departments and can assist you with general residence life questions. She can also assist with purchase orders, payments regarding department supplies and equipment, BLC correspondence and records, as well as appointment scheduling for the Executive Director. You may contact Chris by telephone at (936) 294-1808 or by email at



Picture of Denise HenryAccounting Clerk III
Retha Utley reports to the Director of Residence Life Business Operations and Technology. She is responsible for accounting reconciliation reports, telephone equipment, and records. Retha can assist you if you have general residence life questions or questions about a past due student account. You may contact Retha at (936) 294-3296 or by email at



A Picture of Helen HartsfieldAdministrative Assistant II
Helen Hartsfield can assist you if you have any general residence life questions or questions concerning your housing assignment (including room and hall transfers). You may contact Helen by calling (936) 294-1814, or by email at


Student Relations Clerk
Tony Nick is the first point of contact for main office departmental inquiries concerning student services and records. Tony is responsible for overseeing the Housing Ambassadors and general departmental reception including housing showroom tours, large group housing tour scheduling, and staffing recruitment events. Tony also coordinates training and professional development  for the Housing Ambassadors. You may reach Tony by phone at (936) 294-1820 or by email at



Amanda SewellAdministrative Assistant III
Amanda Sewell reports directly to the Associate Director for Residence Life Student Development Programs. She assists with general residence life questions and is a liaison to hall staff. Her duties include overseeing the Resource Center as well as inventory control, supply ordering, equipment tracking, correspondence and scheduling. You may contact Amanda by telephone at (936) 294-1762 or by email at



Leslie NixonAccounting Clerk II
Leslie Nixon is responsible for clerical and accounting duties in the Department of Residence Life, including posting and proofing entries. She assists with student accounts, housing applications, meal plans and Bearkat Bucks. You may contact Leslie by telephone at (936) 294-1893 or by email at



Tammy VacoResidence Life Maintenance – Administrative Associate III
Tammy Vaco works directly with Jeff Vienneau, the Director of Residence Life Facilities Maintenance and is also responsible for overseeing the Administrative Assistant and student assistant. Tammy can assist you with general Residence Life Maintenance questions, purchase orders, payments regarding purchase orders or credit card orders, staff keys, card access, furniture inventory, coordinating staff training for keys and card access, student job postings and assist with student new hires/paperwork for the department. Tammy is the liaison for the Residence Life Maintenance buildings. You may contact Tammy by telephone at (936) 294-1481 or by email at


Residence Life Maintenance – Administrative Assistant III
Kandy Woodall can assist you if you have general Residence Life Maintenance questions. She is also responsible for maintaining the Key Tracking System for all Residence Life keys, the card access database, updates all department forms, checks out keys and cards to contractors, maintains and provides card access to all student workers, custodial and pest control, monitors the student work order system, and maintains all RLM filing systems. You may contact Kandy at (936) 294-4472 or by email at


Ronnie NicksForeman
Ronnie Nicks is responsible for the supervision and leadership of all Maintenance & Craft Technicians within the Department of Residence Life Maintenance. Ronnie plans, organizes, assigns daily tasks and oversees assigned work. Ronnie can be reached at 936-294-2721 or by email at