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Staff Directory

Under the direction of the Executive Director, Director and Associate Directors, the Housing and Residence Life staff performs a variety of functions ranging from business operations, administrative services, facility management, and student development to make your on campus living experience satisfying. 

Department Leadership

Martin Reed, Executive Director of Student Affairs Auxillaries

Hui-Ling Chan, Director of Housing & Residence Life

Current Residents

Vanessa Hauser, Associate Director, Student Success Case Manager, Title IX Deputy Officer

Residence Life Coordinators

The RLCs supervise the RAs that work together to create safe and inclusive learning communities. RLCs are also available for after-hour assistance. 

Lammi Adem, Residence Life Coordinator for Valley Terraces

Juan Carlos Lopez, Residence Life Coordinator for Granite Pass & Glacier Point

Josh Parker, Residence Life Coordinator for Half Dome

Michele Kleeman, Residence Life Coordinator for Cathedral & Tenaya

Diavanti Bedford, Residence Life Coordinator for Sierra Terraces

Future Residents

Jason Mellen, Business Systems Analyst
General questions related to housing applications, assignments, and billing should be directed to housing@ucmerced.edu or 209-228-4663.

Conferences, Event Services & Room Reservations

Debbie Henderson, Manager for Marketing, Conferences, and Event Services

Front Desk Operations and Mail Services

Ashley Eagleson, Office Manager & contact for Heritage Apartments

Facilities and Custodial Operations

If something is broken, please submit a work order or visit your apartment leasing office.

Edvardas Dabbs Vilciauskas, Associate Director of Housing Facilities

Peter Arroyo, Custodial Manager