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

Pronouns: He/Him/His 

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

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

Responsibilities:

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

Education: Higher Education Administration

Nicole Garcia - Senior Housing Assignments Coordinator 

Nicole Garcia

Email: cngarcia@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

Responsibilities:

  • 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)

Andrea Rocha

Email: rochaa@usfca.edu 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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

Mel deVivar - Assistant Director for First Year Residential Education

Mel deVivar

Email: mdevivar@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative support for the department

Education: BA, English, University of San Francisco

Gillson Residence Hall Staff

Mandy Mekhail - Residence Director 

Mandy Mekhail

Email: amekhail@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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 

Max Cordeiro

Email: mbcordeiro@dons.usfca.edu

Pronouns: He/Him/His

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 

Maileny Guillen

Email: maguillen@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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 

Kameo Quenga

Email: kquenga@dons.usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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 

Malibu Cox

Email: mecox1@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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 

Yuri Smith

Email: ymsmith2@dons.usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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 

Morena Ribeiro

Email: mribeiro2@usfca.edu 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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 

Teresa Nieves Espinoza

Email: tanievesespinoza@dons.usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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 

Renee Broussard

Email: rbroussard@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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 

William Hsu

Pronouns: He/Him/His 

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 

Chastity Stokes

Email: adturner@dons.usfca.edu 

Pronouns: They/Them 

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 

Yuan Zhou

Email: yzhou120@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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 

Luis Becerril

Email: labecerril@dons.usfca.edu

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)

Jovana Baca  

Jovana Baca

Email: jlbaca@usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

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!)

Kenyada Brandford 

Kenyada Brandford

Email: kfbrandford@dons.usfca.edu

Pronouns: She/her/hers

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