Summer Staff

Vanessa Viviano

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: vivianvj@jmu.edu

Vanessa Viviano

Conference Coordinator

Vanessa is a rising junior here at James Madison University majoring in Hospitality Management, Human Resource Development, and Business. She plans to graduate May 2015 and pursue her MBA here at JMU that following fall. She loves being involved here at JMU and holds exec memberships within Golden Key International Honor Society, Eta Sigma Delta, NSMH, and CSP Council.

Fun Facts:
-Loves the TV show Friends
-Couldn’t live without music
-Is a non-traditional student and is REALLY 28
-Very outgoing loves to laugh and have a good time

Favorite quotes:

“LIVE every moment, LAUGH every day, LOVE beyond words”

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Ashley Stowell

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: stowelan@jmu.edu

Ashley Stowell

Night Operations

Ashley is enrolled in graduate school in the College of Education at James Madison University. In December, she will graduate with her MAT and a license to teach grades PK-3 in the beautiful state of Virginia. She graduated with a BBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management from James Madison University in 2011. Ashley and her husband, Matt, look forward to settling down in the Shenandoah Valley with their black lab/pitbull mix, Zeus, and their 23 pound cat, Hank.

Fun Facts:
- Worked as a Conference Coordinator at JMU Conference Services during the summer of 2010.
- Favorite color is purple- how convenient!
- One of the 1-2% of natural red heads remaining in the world!

Favorite Quote: “Love the life you live; Live the life you love.” -Bob Marley

Logan Hamlyn

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: hamlynlg@jmu.edu

Logan Hamlyn

Conference Coordinator

Logan is a rising Junior at JMU studying Communication Sciences and Disorders, with aspirations of becoming an Audiologist.  She is not looking forward to five to six more years of school.

Fun Facts:

- Voted Class Clown at her high school
- Voted SafeRides Comedian in SafeRides, a JMU organization
- Is kind of hilarious

Favorite Quote: “A wizard is never late, nor is he early, he arrives precisely when he means to.” – Gandalf the Grey (JRR Tolkien)

DeAndra Gaines

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: gainesdo@jmu.edu

DeAndra Gaines

Registration Services Assistant

DeAndra is a Senior at JMU majoring in Biology with a pre-dental concentration. She will be applying for dental school in the near future and has her fingers crossed on getting accepted to her top choices. Her ultimate goal is to start a non-profit dental organization which travels to less fortunate areas and countries providing free dental services.

Her hobbies include painting, dancing, and reading.

Fun Facts:
- She is a master chef (in her mind)
- She played every sport in high school except for football

Favorite Quote: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wild

Caitlin Mundy

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: mundycn@jmu.edu

Caitlin Mundy

Conference Coordinator

Mundy is a rising senior at JMU. She is a Communications major with a concentration in Advocacy Studies and a minor in Coaching Education. At JMU, Mundy plays on the Women’s Rugby team and is a Site Manager for the Intramural Sports Program. Her future endeavors involve visiting the Field of Dreams, developing middle-school and high school rugby leagues nationwide, and settling down as the President of the United States of America. Vote Mundy on Tuesday!

Fun Facts:
- Die hard Phillies fan!
- Proudly supports team D-hall!
- Works at your local, friendly, Harrisonburg Martin’s. Look for her on register 10!

Favorite Quote: “Go big or go home.”

Jenna Thompson

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: thomp4jm@jmu.edu

Jenna Thompson

Conference Coordinator

Jenna is a recent JMU graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology and Human Resource Development. She loves JMU and hopes to stick around for graduate school. Her hobbies include sports, outdoor activites, listening to music, and spending time with her friends and family.

Favorite quote: “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” -J.K. Rowling

Olivia Howell

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: howellor@jmu.edu

Olivia Howell

Administrative Coordinator

Olivia is a rising Junior at JMU, majoring in Hospitality Management and minoring in Human Resources Development and Business. She hopes to one day work for an event planning firm or become a wedding planner. She hopes to remain involved at JMU for the remainder of her college career.

Fun Facts:
- Drives a company car for Real Estate of America
- Watches the TV show Friends every single day
- Loves love, Paris, and bulldogs

Favorite Quote: “Let us live the highest vision of what is possible.” – Inga Grace

Joe Wieland

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: wielanjc@jmu.edu

Joe Wieland

Conference Coordinator

Joe is a rising senior at James Madison University majoring in Biology and double minoring in Secondary Education and Coaching Education. After graduating he plans to continue on to graduate school to recieve his masters in education. From there he plans on teaching biology at the high school level.

Favorite quote: “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than you.” -Dr. Seuss

Scott Steehler

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: steehlsa@jmu.edu

Scott Steehler

Administrative Coordinator

Scott is a recent JMU grad with a Bachelor’s of Science in chemistry.  Three summers ago he was a participant at a JMU conference and now he is a veteran administrative coordinator who is the primary liaison to a number of offices, including Dining, Card Services, and Parking .  In the fall he will be attending graduate school at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Favorite quote: “I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman

Amanda-Rose Tanzola

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: tanzolaa@jmu.edu

Amanda-Rose Tanzola

Night Operations

Amanda-Rose is a rising senior at JMU majoring in Health Sciences. She hopes to eventually move back to her home state of New Jersey and attend grad school to become a Physician’s Assistant. She has also worked on JMU’s campus as a Resident Adviser, and is excited to spend her summer with JMU Conference Services.

Fun Facts:
-Used to be on the JMU Competition Cheerleading Team
-Has a ferret named Milton
-President of her graduating senior class in high school

Favorite quote: “I hope she’ll be a fool. That’s the best thing a girl can be in this world… a beautiful little fool.” —Daisy Buchanan, The Great Gatsby

Raychel Whyte

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: whyterl@jmu.edu

Raychel Whyte

Administrative Coordinator

Raychel is a rising Senior at JMU, majoring in Health Assessment and Promotion with a minor in Substance Abuse Prevention. She is still contemplating different careers but is certain that she will one day retire and open a café/bistro somewhere. Raychel hopes to complete every last activity on her JMU bucket list before she graduates in 2014.

Favorite Quote: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us…And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson

Dani Rosati

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: rosatidm@jmu.edu

Dani Rosati

Administrative Coordinator

Dani is a rising Senior at JMU, majoring in International Relations with a minor in Humanitarian Affairs. In the future she hopes to work for an international organization and travel the world. Her favorite things to do include playing volleyball, hiking, listening to country music, and doing volunteer work.

Favorite quote: “Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.” -Unknown

Joel W. Mays II

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: maysjw@jmu.edu

Joel W. Mays II

Night Operations

Joel is a rising senior at JMU majoring in Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Studies. Joel hopes to work in the health care field one day and is currently looking into Physical Therapy as a possible career choice. Joel’s hobbies include playing basketball, video games, going to the movies and hanging out with friends.

Fun Facts:
-Has traveled abroad to Canada, England, France, and Italy.
-Played High School Basketball and was a violinist in the High School Orchestra

Favorite Quotes: “If you have a true passion, follow it. If society tells you it’s dumb then pay them no mind. Live for your dreams, not their opinions.”

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Ross Gulliver

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: gullivra@jmu.edu

Ross Gulliver

Night Operations

Ross is a rising senior double majoring in Sociology and Spanish at JMU. He spends most his time volunteering with Younglife and playing music with friends. Right now he has an open schedule after graduation, but believes something nice awaits him.

Favorite quote: “Why is nice bad? What kind of a sick society are we living in when nice is bad?” – George Costanza