Meet the Staff
We are here to help make USF your new home.
The SHaRE staff is committed to providing the support you need to make your transition to on-campus living successful. If you have questions or would like further information, please feel free to contact us at the email addresses listed below.
Central Office Staff
Torry Brouillard-Bruce - Senior Director of Student Housing and Residential Education
- Overall department leadership
B.A.Ed in Elementary Education, Eastern Washington University
M.Ed. Adult in Higher Education, Montana State University
Deidre Smith - Associate Director, Operations and Facilities
- Residence Hall Facilities Liaison
- Oversight of Residence Hall Front Desk Operations
- Summer Conference (Guest) Housing
Education: BA & MA, University of San Francisco
Soumya Mathew - Assistant Director for Service Operations
- Oversees the residence hall front desk staff
- Summer conference (guest) housing
Education: Higher Education Administration
Nicole Garcia - Senior Housing Assignments Coordinator
- Housing assignments, cancellations, and room changes
- Meal plan assignments, cancellations, and inquiries
- Housing Assignments and meal plans for summer school
Education: BA, Business, University of San Francisco
Andrea Rocha - Assistant Director of Off Campus Student Services (OCSS)
- Works with students to find off campus housing opportunities
- Coaches students on the housing search process, including interacting with landlords, creating renters resumes, and more
Education: B.A. Communications from Bowling Green State University; Master of Education (Student Personnel) from University of Southern Carolina
Mel deVivar - Assistant Director for First Year Residential Education
- Supervises Residence Directors in first year communities
- Planning and oversight of Residential programming in first year communities
Sarah Rewers - Program Assistant
- Administrative support for the department
Education: BA, English, University of San Francisco
Gillson Residence Hall Staff
Mandy Mekhail - Residence Director
Hometown: Encino, CA
Favorite Snack: Ice cream or Chobani greek yogurt.
Perfect Saturday: Talking a hike or walking around the city, catching up with loved ones, and unwinding with a good video game or book.
Favorite Movie: I'm more of a TV show person (Parks and Rec is the all-time favorite!), but I love Big Hero 6, Coco, and Rocketman.
MAXIMILIAN CORDEIRO - Assistant Residence Director
Hometown: Red Bluff, CA. My hometown claim is split, as I spent much of my early years in Fall River, Massachusetts, before settling down in Oroville, CA from middle school onward.
Favorite movie: Tie between the beautiful Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse, and the recent Nicolas Cage fever dream Mandy.
Perfect Saturday: Both movies can be enjoyed with my favorite snack of blackberries and pistachios, which is how I would spend my perfect Saturday if I'm not out on my bike somewhere as close to the ocean as possible!
Hayes-Healy Residence Hall Staff
MAILENY GUILLEN - Residence Director
Education: BS, Health Sciences, California State University, Fullerton
Education: B.F.A in Creative Writing from the University of Maine-Farmington and an M.Ed in Student Development Administration from Seattle University
Hometown: New York City, NY
Favorite places in the City: Ocean Beach and Fort Funston
Hobbies and Interests: Playing video games, reading books, writing poetry, hiking, playing board games, and hanging out with friends
KAMEO QUENGA - Assistant residence Director
Favorite Snack: Peanut M&Ms, all kinds of chips, french fries
Perfect Saturday: Sleeping in, blasting good music, relaxing, and ending the night with great company.
Hometown: San Jose, CA and Sacramento, CA
Favorite Movie: Honey, Lilo & Stitch, and Love & Basketball
Toler Residence Hall Staff
Malibu Cox - Residence director
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Favorite Movie: How to Train Your Dragon
Favorite Snack: Anything cheesy.
Perfect Saturday: Sleeping in for a bit, snuggling with my cat, and exploring the city or hiking with my partner.
Yuri Smith - Assistant Residence Director
Perfect Saturday: A perfect Saturday would be waking up to the smell of bacon, eating bacon, and then spending the day reading a book outside with coffee, or cooking dinner with friends.
Hometown: Born in Tokyo, Japan
Favorite Movie: Coco!
Lone Mountain and Pacific Wing Residence Hall Staff
Morena Ribeiro - Residence Director
Favorite Snack: I love candy and chips.
Perfect Sunday: Exploring new places with my husband and our dogs.
Hometown: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Favorite Movie: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
TERESA NIEVES ESPINOZA - Assistant Residence Director
Favorite Snacks: Tostilocos
Perfect Saturday: To be surrounded by good company exploring new locations.
Hometown: Salinas, CA
Favorite Movie: Lilo and Stitch
Fromm Mountain Residence Hall Staff
RENÉE BROUSSARD - Residence Director
Hometown: Wappingers Falls, NY
Favorite Snacks: Reese's, trail mix, and chips & onion dip
Perfect Saturday: Going out for coffee in the morning and then exploring new places with friends
Favorite Movie: The Sandlot
Loyola Village Complex Staff
William Hsu - Residence Director
Favorite Snack: Practically anything from Trader Joe's
Perfect Sunday: Any individual activity or combination of brunch/happy hour/foodventures, a workout/recreation class, massage/spa day, watching a movie in theaters, cooking something new, hosting/organizing a hangout, and/or exploring the city and nightlife, done either by myself or with good company
Hometown: Oxnard, CA
Favorite Movie: Anything Disney/Pixar, DC & Marvel, and Harry Potter/Fantastic Beats (bonus points if it's an allegory for social issues and/or raises POC cast/crew representation!)
ASHRAH'LANI DEJONÃ TURNER - Assistant residence director
Favorite Snack: My favorite snack is a bowl of ripe freshly cut Strawberries, Bananas, and Mangos.
Perfect Saturday: My Perfect Saturday is waking up around 8 am and having a full self-care and self-love day. My Perfect Saturday is face masks, acai or roasted veggie bowls, Netflix, and singing very loudly to my favorite musicals.
Hometown: Littlerock, CA. and Lancaster, CA
Pedro Arrupe, St. Anne's, and Fulton House Residence Hall Staff
Yuan Zhou - Residence Director
Education: Double alumna from the University of Dayton with a B.A. in Psychology with Sociology and Family Development minors, plus a M.S.E. Higher Education Administration.
Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
Favorite places in the City: Lands End Lookout and the not-so-secret beach at Fort Funston
Hobbies and Interests: Kpop, Sand Volleyball, Coffee Shop Sunday, Reading paperbacks, Eating at new restaurants, Traveling, Hiking, Journaling, Listening to people stories and experiences.
LUIS BECERRIL - Assistant Director
Pronouns: He, Him, His, ÉL
Favorite Snack: Oreos, Takis Nitro, Vanilla Iced Coffee, Chocolate-covered pretzels
Perfect Saturday: A perfect Saturday for me would start with a good nights sleep, going to a coffee shop, catching up on my favorite shows, watching a movie and hanging out with family/friends.
Hometown: Born in Michoacán, Mexico but raised in Stockton, CA
Favorite Movie: Freedom Writers
Residential Office Managers (ROMs)
What is your favorite snack: I am a lover of pastries! And anything with butter frosting is also a plus!
Perfect Saturday: Waking up to enchiladas and eggs for breakfast, going for a walk outside in the morning while the air is still crisp and cold and just being with my loved ones for the day.
Hometown: Terra Bella, California
Favorite Movie: Aristocats, anything Disney, LOTR, Forrest Gump. (It is so hard to choose just one!)
Favorite Snack: Hershey’s Kisses
Perfect Saturday: Catching up on sleep and then making my way to one of my favorite brunch places.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Favorite Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean Series