Residential Life Staff
The Residential Life office is located on the lower level of the Jackson Campus Center. Our central office staff consists of our Director, Assistant Director, four Area Coordinators and an Administrative Assistant. We are committed to a student-focused approach to campus housing. Feel free to stop by our office, call 507-933-7529 or use the contact information found below to contact us!
Director of Residential Life
Charlie Potts: Charlie is beginning his third year as Director in fall 2013. A graduate of Gustavus, he is currently a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota. Charlie oversees all aspects of the residential program at Gustavus. He has worked in student affairs at Minnesota colleges for the last decade.
- E-mail Charlie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director of Residential Life
- Email Kyle at email@example.com
Area Coordinators are full-time professional staff members who live on campus and are responsible for oversight and management of specific areas of campus. The Area Coordinators supervise the Collegiate Fellows, assist with facilities management, oversee the conduct process for their areas and are available for conversations, support and to address concerns from students.
Jordan Zahrte: Jordan serves as the Area Coordinator for Norelius Hall, Prairie View Hall and the Carlson International Center. Jordan is starting her first year at Gustavus in the fall of 2013 after finishing her master's degree program at the University of St. Thomas. Jordan lives in Norelius Hall.
Caitlin Herby: Caitlin serves as the Area Coordinator for Uhler Hall, Pittman Hall & Sohre Hall. She lives in Uhler Hall. Caitlin is starting her first year at Gustavus in the fall of 2013 after finishing her master's degree program at the University of St. Thomas.
Alisa Dean: Alisa serves as the Area Coordinator for College View Apartments, Chapel View Townhomes, Arbor View Apartments and Southwest Hall. Alisa lives in Southwest. She is beginning her second year at Gustavus in the fall of 2013.
- E-mail Alisa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin Bruins : Kevin serves as the Area Coordinator for the Complex (North, Sorensen and Gibbs Halls) as well as Rundstrom Hall. Kevin lives in North Hall. He is beginning his second year at Gustavus in the fall of 2013.
- E-mail Kevin at email@example.com
- Sue Myhra
- E-mail Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty/Administrators in Residence
- Faculty/Administrator in Residence for the First-Year Experience: Kate Knutson, PhD
Kate and her family live in Sohre Hall. E-mail: email@example.com
- Faculty/Administrator in Residence for the Sophomore Year Experience: Heather Dale
Heather and her family live in Sorensen Hall. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Faculty/Administrator in Residence for the Junior & Senior Year Experience: Glen Lloyd
- Glen lives in Arbor View Apartments. Email: email@example.com
Residential Life Student Employees
Student staff members work in the Residential Life Office through the College's student employment program. Their job includes receptionist duties, answering telephones, data entry, web work, bulletin board creation, filing and general office duties.