Professional Staff

Brad Reid
  • Brad Reid, Director
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910)962-3241
  • reidb@uncw.edu
  • Brad serves as the Chief Housing Officer for the housing program that houses over 4000 students and employs 26 full-time staff and over 200 student staff. He is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing implementation of all aspects of housing services. Brad serves as a member of the Division of Student Affairs management team and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Nic Troutman
  • Nic Troutman, Associate Director of Facility Operations
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910)962-3405
  • troutmann@uncw.edu
  • Nic is responsible for general administration of facility operations to include budget planning, long range facility planning, coordinating capital improvements, facility projects, housekeeping services, and routine maintenance.
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Uchenna Baker
  • Uchenna Baker, Associate Director of Residence Life
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-7273
  • bakeru@uncw.edu
  • Uchenna assumes primary responsibility for the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the Residence Life program. Uchenna provides leadership and supervision for one Assistant Director, eight Professional Residence Coordinators, eight Graduate Assistants and over 100 student staff in our eight traditional residence halls, seven suite style buildings and twenty-six apartment buildings. Uchenna assists with program design for special interest housing groups including Learning Communities, Wellness, International Programs, Teaching Fellows, Greeks and others and she serves as a primary liaison to various departments within Student and Academic Affairs. Uchenna provides guidance and advising for leadership development programs, design of the Resident Assistant Training program, supervision and training of professional staff on crisis management issues, oversight of residence life assessment functions, supervision and development of the graduate assistant program, and management of residential safety programs.
Sean Ahlum
  • Sean Ahlum, Assistant Director for Technology and Communications
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-3573
  • ahlums@uncw.edu
  • Sean is responsible for the department's technology initiatives and marketing efforts and serves as the primary liaison to ITSD, Telecom, Business Applications, Student Accounts and Marketing and Communications. He develops and maintains all departmental web pages and databases - provides the department with technical support and computer software training, and performs data research and analysis. He also manages the department's closed-circuit TV channel, security camera and electronic door access control systems and oversees the production of Housing and Residence Life publications. Sean is responsible for the HRL computer system, Residential Management Systems, and insures consistency within the assignments and billing processes. Sean also serves as the UNCW National Student Exchange Coordinator.
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  • Kristen Tucker, Assistant Director of Residence Life
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-2457
  • tuckera@uncw.edu
  • The Assistant Director of Residence Life provides guidance and advising for leadership development programs, design of the Resident Assistant Training program, supervision and training of professional staff on crisis management issues, oversight of residence life assessment functions, supervision and development of the graduate assistant program, and management of residential safety programs.
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  • Vacant, Technology and Communications Consultant
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910)962-2833
  • This position assists with the department's technology initiatives and marketing efforts and serves as a liaison to ITSD, Telecom, Business Applications, Student Accounts and Marketing and Communications. They help develop and maintain all departmental web pages and databases - provides the department with technical support and computer software training, and performs data research and analysis. They also manage the department's closed-circuit TV channel, security camera and electronic door access control systems. Also responsible for the HRL computer system, Residential Management Systems, and insures consistency within the assignments and billing processes.
Tiffani Idol
  • Tiffani Idol, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-2862
  • idolt@uncw.edu
  • Tiffani oversees the daily operations of UNCW's most recent residence hall, Seahawk Crossing, a six hundred and sixty two bed complex, made up of four buildings. She supervises a team of ten undergraduate Resident Assistants and one graduate Assistant Residence Coordinator. Tiffani and her staff coordinate community initiatives/programs with focuses on the community development, the sophomore year experience, and sustainability. Tiffani also serves as a Conduct Hearing Officer in the Office of the Dean of Students.
Justin Inscoe
  • Justin Inscoe, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-8616
  • inscoej@uncw.edu
  • Justin is responsible for the management of Cornerstone Hall, Honors and International. He supervises thirteen Resident Assistants and one Assistant Residence Coordinator. Justin also, instructs a div of UNI 101, sits on the Student Affairs Diversity Committee and serves as a Judicial Hearing Officer in the Dean of Student's Office.
Katie Kolkmeier
  • Danny Hall, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-3976
  • hallde@uncw.edu
  • Danny manages the daily operations of a 400-bed, co-ed, first-year residence hall, Galloway Hall. He supervises a team of 11 Undergraduate Resident Assistants and one Graduate Assistant Residence Coordinator.  Danny works with his team to develop community founded in respect and responsibility through inclusive, educational and academic programming.  Danny is from California and earned his M.A. at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has served in the Peace Corps and has traveled to several countries. Danny’s office is open to work with students and help them to find their passion and interests.
Tiffani Idol
  • Jamar Whitfield, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910)962-3975
  • whitfieldj@uncw.edu
  • Jamar oversees the daily operations of University Suites and Schwartz Hall. He advises a team of ten Undergraduate Resident Assistants and one Graduate Assistant Residence Coordinator. Jamar works with various areas of special interest housing including Fraternity & Sorority Life, Men of Teal, Health & Wellness, International Students, and Student Athletes.  Jamar and his staff coordinate community initiatives/programs with focuses on student empowerment, leadership development, and diversity & inclusion. Jamar also serves as a Conduct Hearing Officer and student advocate in the Office of the Dean of Students. 
Justin Wojcik
  • Justin Wojcik, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-3973
  • wojcikj@uncw.edu
  • Justin oversees the day to day operation of Graham-Hewlett Hall, a four hundred bed residence hall of predominantly first-year students. Justin supervises a staff of one graduate assistant and eight resident assistants. Justin coordinates his staff to provide a safe and secure living environment and area-wide programming which fosters an educational, inclusive and social atmosphere. Within the Graham-Hewlett area, Justin also oversees the Leadership and Community Service floor.
Clifton Williams
  • Clifton Williams , Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-8874
  • williamscd@uncw.edu
  • Clifton oversees the daily management of the Seahawk Village Apartments. He supervises a team of six Undergraduate Resident Assistants and one Graduate Assistant Residence Coordinator. Outside of Housing and Residence Life, Clifton serves as a conduct hearing officer in the Office of the Dean of Students, a member of the Student Affairs Diversity Committee, a member of the UNCW Sustainability Committee, and committee member for other special program planning committees.
Meghan Murray
  • Veronica Sills, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-7051
  • sillsv@uncw.edu
  • Veronica oversees the daily operations for the University Apartments and Belk Hall (an all-female first year residence hall). In these communities, she enjoys working with special interest housing including Greek Housing, Athletic Housing, National Student Exchange, International Housing and transfer students. In addition, Veronica supervises a team of 12 undergraduate Resident Assistants, one graduate assistant and one undergraduate office assistant. As a part of her position, she coordinates social and educational programming efforts, provides crisis management, and serves as a Judicial Hearing Officer and student advocate in the Office of the Dean of Students. In addition, Veronica serves as the Chairperson for the RA Staff Training and Development Committee and a member of other department committees.
Bradley Davis
  • Bradley Davis, Residence Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910)962-1552
  • davisb@uncw.edu
  • Bradley manages Seahawk Landing, a six hundred and twelve bed complex, made up of seven buildings. Bradley also supervises a team of eight undergraduate Resident Assistants and one graduate Assistant Residence Coordinator. As a part of his role, Bradley coordinates social and educational programming, provides crisis management, and serves as a Conduct Hearing Officer in the Office of the Dean of Students.
Lesia Heltzel
  • Lesia Heltzel, Lease Based Housing Assignments Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-3613
  • heltzell@uncw.edu
  • Lesia is the Lease based housing assignments coordinator. She makes on-campus housing assignments, maintains and updates the SCT housing module, and acts as liaison between Housing and Residence Life and special interest housing departments, i.e. athletics, nctf, honors, int. programs, etc., concerning on-campus housing.
Andrea Swanson
  • Andrea Swanson, Office Assistant
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-3897
  • swansona@uncw.edu
  • This position is the NSE Administrative Coordinator and does student payroll. Andrea is the RA Scholarship Coordinator, and performs Housing and Residence Life daily operations.
Suzi French
  • Suzi French, Office Assistant
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-3241
  • frenchs@uncw.edu
  • Suzi provides secretarial duties for the director of housing and residence life, the Associate Director of Housing Operations and occasional support for the Associate Director of Residence Life. She is also in charge of purchasing, travel, petty cash, office forms, budget monitoring and reconciliation, student charges, fixed assets, physical plant invoices, external invoices, and guest accommodation management.
Suzi French
  • Katie Jensen, Housing Transitions Coordinator
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • (910) 962-2532
  • jensenk@uncw.edu
  • This position is the Housing Assignments Coordinator for Traditional Academic Housing. Makes on-campus housing assignments, maintains and updates the RMS Housing Module, and acts as liaison between Housing and Residence Life and Special Interests Housing Departments, i.e. Athletics, North Carolina Teaching Fellows (NCTF), Honors, International Programs, etc., concerning On-campus Housing.
Melissa Sampsel
James Coston
Mark Grosser
Whitford Hayden
Melissa Sampsel
Bryce Gentry
Rudy Taylor

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