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
Tyler Murphy - Assignments Coordinator for First Year Students
- 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
- 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)
- 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
- 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
- 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
T.J. Carter - Residence Director
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
Perfect Saturday: Sleeping in and going out for brunch.
Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA
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
Chris Bush - Assistant residence Director
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
Favorite Snacks: Snickerdoodle cookies
Perfect Saturday: Explore restaurants, read, play basketball, paint
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
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 Residence Hall Staff
Karlie Baker - Residence Director
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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