Student Life

Assistant Residence Hall Directors

Brian Rountree

Assistant Residence Hall Director, Brockton Apartments and SLIC with Junior and Senior Year Initiatives

Office: Brockton Apartments
Phone: 909-748-8246 Campus Ext. 8246

Brian is looking forward to overseeing the Brockton Apartments community as well as working in his dual assignment with the Student Leadership and Involvement Center. Brian graduated from the University of Redlands in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and he earned his Master of Arts in Higher Education from the School of Education in 2012. As an undergrad, Brian served as a Community Assistant in East Hall (2007, 2008) as well as the Community Director of North Hall (2009). In addition, Brian was highly active with student activities taking membership in several on campus clubs and organizations. As a professional, Brian oversaw Anderson Hall for two years before taking on his current position. A native of Seattle, WA, Brian is excited about the upcoming year in Brockton as well as the SLIC Office and is looking forward to welcoming the Class of 2017. Och Tamale!


Cody McLelland

Assistant Residence Hall Director, California-Founders Hall and SLIC

Office: Founders Hall
Phone: 909-307-7610 Campus Ext. 7610

Cody is very excited for the new year in Cal-Founders Hall. In May, he graduated with his Master’s degree in Higher Education with an emphasis on College Student Counseling. Last year, Cody helped open the Grove Apartments and is looking forward to the challenge of taking on a new community. This fall, Cody will also be teaching a First Year Seminar entitled “Authenticity” and is eager to meet his students. Cody began working at the University in 2010 as the Program Coordinator for Junior and Senior Initiatives in the Student Leadership & Involvement Center. He has also run programs regarding men’s holistic health and involvement, taught a May Term Community Gardening class and worked as the Non-Academic Advisor to the Pi Chi Fraternity. Cody worked as a Community Assistant as an undergraduate, serving in Williams Hall with first-year students and in the Brockton Apartments with upperclassmen.


Kimberly Myers

Assistant Residence Hall Director, Williams Hall and SLIC with First and Second Year Initiatives

Office: Williams Hall
Phone: 909-307-7607 Campus Ext. 7607

This will be Kim's second year with the University of Redlands. Before this she did her undergrad at Northern Arizona University where she got a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Mathematics; and was a Resident Assistant for three years. After that Kim went to the University of Northern Colorado and got her M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership; while working as a Hall Director and in Student Activities. In addition to working in Residence Life and Housing Kim also works part time in our Student Leadership and Involvement Center (SLIC) as the Coordinator of First and Second Year Programs.


Dan Burfeind

Assistant Residence Hall Director, North Hall and SLIC with Wellness Programming

Office: North Hall
Phone: 909-307-7612 Campus Ext. 7612

Dan graduated from the University of Redlands in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations, and then again in 2013 with his Master's in Higher Education. Dan previously served as the Assistant Residence Hall Director of East hall and as the Greek Life academic coach. Dan grew up in the Santa Cruz Mountains and have a great love for travel, 26 different countries to date! This coming year Dan will not only be responsible for North hall but also, Wellness programing, Intramurals, Bulldog Bus, and R Nights. Dan is excited for the upcoming year and hopes you come to visit!


Sarah Vilardo

Assistant Residence Hall Director, East Hall and CDI with the Pride Center

Office: East Hall
Phone: 909-307-7688 Campus Ext. 7688

Sarah graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2012 with a double major in English and Feminist Studies. During her time as an undergraduate, she worked in both student government and as a Resident Assistant. Her passion for working with students brought her to the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies here at the U of R, where she served as the Residence Hall Coordinator. During that time, she also began work on a Master’s degree in Higher Education. Sarah looks forward to working in East hall this year as an Assistant Residence Hall Director. She is excited about working with a population of first-year students and the fantastic East staff!


Brandi Veigh

Assistant Residence Hall Director, Anderson Hall and Student Conduct

Office: Anderson Hall
Phone: 909-307-7759 Campus Ext. 7759

Brandi is thrilled to be coming to the University of Redlands this year!  Originally from Ohio, Brandi graduated from Youngstown State University with a BA in English and an MSEd in Counseling and Student Affairs. Brandi has had the opportunity to work in Residence Life in many ways, at YSU and most recently at Newberry College in South Carolina. Now, she is excited to work with Student Conduct and to greet the students of Anderson Hall! 


Adam Ghovayzi

Residence Hall Coordinator, Johnston Complex

Office: Bekins-Holt Hall
Phone: 909-748-8613 Campus Ext. 8613

As an alumnus of the University of Redlands ('12) and having received his degree from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies, Adam is thrilled for the opportunity to see the same growth and development in students currently enrolled in the program.  Adam offers his time and patience to all those who need an ear to listen. He begins this year with an attitude of excitement, which he hope to share with his co-workers.


Jay Harcum

Assistant Residence Hall Director, Merriam Hall and SLIC with Outdoor Programs

Office: Merriam Hall
Phone: 909-307-7611 Campus Ext. 7611

Jay completed his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies in 2009 and Master’s in Recreation and Tourism in 2010, both from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Jay grew up nearby in Chesapeake, VA where he was an outstanding high school wrestler and active in experiencing the outdoors and trail running. Prior to returning to school, Jay served four years in the United States Air Force as a crew chief on the C-17 Globemaster cargo jet and traveled to 34 countries. After graduating college, Jay worked for the railroad and federal government before returning to the outdoor education field. Jay currently works as an instructor for the North Carolina Outward Bound School and the National Outdoor Leadership School, facilitating wilderness expeditions around the country. Jay is excited to join the University of Redlands team this year and is looking forward to getting people outside.








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