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

Torry Brouillard-Bruce - Senior Director of Student Housing and Residential Education

Email: tbrouillard@usfca.edu

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Deidre Smith

Email: smithd@usfca.edu
Responsibilities:

  • 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

Soumya Mathew

Email: smathew@usfca.edu

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the residence hall front desk staff
  • Summer conference (guest) housing

Education: Higher Education Administration

Tyler Murphy - Assignments Coordinator for First Year Students

Tyler Murphy

Email: tamurphy@usfca.edu

Responsibilities:

  • Housing assignments, cancellations, and room changes for Gillson, Hayes Healy, Fromm, and Lone Mountain Halls
  • Meal plan assignments, cancellations, and inquiries for Gillson, Hayes Healy, Fromm, and Lone Mountain halls
  • Academic Year Housing Wait List Management

Education: BA, History, University of San Francisco

Nicole Garcia - Assignments Coordinator for Continuing Students

Nicole Garcia

Email: cngarcia@usfca.edu

Responsibilities:

  • Housing assignments, cancellations, and room changes for Toler, Pacific Wing, Fulton House, St. Anne's, Loyola Village, and Pedro Arrupe Halls
  • Meal plan assignments, cancellations, and inquiries for Toler, Pacific Wing, Fulton House, St Anne's, Loyola Village, and Pedro Arrupe Halls
  • 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)

Andrea Rocha

Email: rochaa@usfca.edu 

Responsibilities: 

  • 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

Alvin Mangosing - Assistant Director for Continuing Residential Education 

Alvin Mangosing

E-mail:  anmangosing@usfca.edu
Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Residence Directors in continuing student communities 
  • Planning and oversight of Residential programming in continuing student communities  

Education: University of California, Davis: Human Development, Bachelors of Science, Minor in Education
University of San Francisco: Organization and Leadership, Masters of Arts

Mel deVivar - Assistant Director for First Year Residential Education

Mel deVivar

Email: mdevivar@usfca.edu

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises Residence Directors in first year communities
  • Planning and oversight of Residential programming in first year communities 

Sarah Rewers - Program Assistant

Sarah Rewers

Email: Sarewers@usfca.edu

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative support for the department

Education: BA, English, University of San Francisco

Gillson Residence Hall Staff

T.J. Carter - Residence Director 

TJ Carter

Email: tcarter4@usfca.edu

Education: B.S. in Physiology from Northern Michigan University, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI

Favorite places in the city: Golden Gate Park for pickup ultimate, and anywhere with delicious food (so everywhere else in the city).

Hobbies and Interests: Watching and performing improv comedy, playing ultimate frisbee, and playing video games.

Other things: Big fan of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, and the Green Bay Packers.

Melly Merida - Assistant Residence Director 

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Email: mimerida@dons.usfca.edu

Perfect Saturday: Sleeping in and going out for brunch.

Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA

Hayes-Healy Residence Hall Staff

MAILENY GUILLEN - Residence Director 

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Email: maguillen@usfca.edu

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

Chris Bush - Assistant residence Director 

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Email: cabush@dons.usfca.edu

Favorite Snacks: Yogurt raisins, trail mix, fruit, popcorn, pretzels

Perfect Saturday: Waking up and going on a hike, going out to eat with friends, and then ending the day by going to see a movie

Favorite Movies: X-Men, Lilo & Stitch, Harry Potter

Toler Residence Hall Staff

Brandon Johnson - Residence director 

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Email: bdjohnson5@usfca.edu

Favorite Snacks: Snickerdoodle cookies

Perfect Saturday: Explore restaurants, read, play basketball, paint

Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump

Yuri Smith - Assistant Residence Director 

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Email: ymsmith2@dons.usfca.edu

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 Residence Hall Staff

Karlie Baker - Residence Director 

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Email: kbettencourt@usfca.edu

Education: B.S. in Sociology at the University of La Verne; M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development from Azusa Pacific College 

Favorite Place in the City: So far it has been Fisherman's Wharf, but I am trying to explore more and more. 

Hobbies and Interests: I am a Disney fanatic. I also enjoy musical theatre, singing, baking, and keeping up with social media. 

Diana Delacruz-Aparicio - Assistant Residence Director 

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Email: ddelacruzaparicio@dons.usfca.edu

Favorite Snack: Chips--any kind

Perfect Saturday: Having a big breakfast, doing something outdoors (playing tennis), watching a movie, hanging out with friends, or going out dancing

Fromm Mountain Residence Hall Staff

Jeanmarie Levy - Residence Director 

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Email: jlevy8@usfca.edu

Education: BA, Political Science, University of California at Santa Barbara 
M.Ed, Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs, University of Southern California

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Favorite places in the City: Still exploring, but I love Golden Gate Park

Hobbies and Interests: Advocating for first generation college students. I value reading and listening to podcasts about history and pop culture. I enjoy traveling, tennis, hot yoga and running all while trying to search for my next favorite coffee shop.

Loyola Village Complex Staff 

Chastity Stokes - Residence Director 

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Email: cstokes@usfca.edu

Favorite Snacks: Cookies, cupcakes, Twizzlers

Perfect Saturday: Exploring the city, hanging out with friends  

Favorite Movie: Training Day

ASHRAH'LANI DEJONÃ TURNER - Assistant residence director 

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Email: adturner@dons.usfca.edu 

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 and Pacific Wing Residence Hall Staff 

Yuan Zhou - Residence Director 

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Email: yzhou120@usfca.edu

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.

Residential Office Managers (ROMs)

PHOEBE TRAN - rom for LONE MOUNTAIN AND FROMM 

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Email: ptran7@dons.usfca.edu

Favorite Snacks: Cheetos

Favorite Movies: Miyazaki and Tim Burton films

Perfect Saturday: Picnic in the park on a sunny day with loved ones 

TERESA NIEVES ESPINOZA - rom for GILLSON AND HAYES-HEALY

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Email: tanievesespinoza@dons.usfca.edu

Favorite Snacks: Tostilocos

Perfect Saturday: To be surrounded by good company exploring new locations.

Hometown: Salinas, CA

Favorite Movie: Lilo and Stitch

LUCRETIA PEARL - rom for LOYOLA VILLAGE, PEDRO ARRUPE, AND TOLER 

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Email: lpearl@dons.usfca.edu

Favorite Snacks: Mountain Dew, iced white mocha from Starbucks with soy milk

Favorite Movies: Avengers, Rise of the Guardians, Ten Things I Hate About You

Perfect Saturday: A 65 degree day at home with a slight wind. The birds are chirping, but not too much. My partner and the rest of my family are sitting around talking and playing games