Summer Staff

Rebecca Barron

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: barronri@jmu.edu

Rebecca Barron

Housing Operations

Rebecca (Griz) is a second year graduate student at James Madison University. She is studying Speech-Language Pathology and hopes to work in acute care, home health, or a nursing home facility.

Fun facts:
– Is planning to try out for the television show Survivor
– Is a huge Parrothead
– Loves playing sports (and is super competitive)
– Has red hair

Favorite Quotes:
– “If you’re born red, you better be born good because there’s no way you’ll ever be anonymous.”
– “Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks and I learned much from both of their styles.”-Jimmy Buffett

Ashanti Wright

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: wrightae@jmu.edu

Ashanti Wright

Administrative Coordinator

Ashanti is a rising Junior at JMU. She is studying Media Arts and Design as well as Communication Studies to pursue a career in Public Relations. She loves traveling and will be attending Semester at Sea’s Spring 2015 Voyage. She hopes one day she will be able to travel around the world as a part of her career.

Her hobbies include cooking, swimming, and watching movies.

Favorite Quote: “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”

Nic Boshart

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: bosharna@jmu.edu

Nic Boshart

Operations Crew Leader

Nic is a rising junior at JMU. He is formally studying Studio Art and informally studying everything else. One day he hopes that people will pay him to draw. Nic loves big cities, the color blue, learning about enormous dinosaurs, and his gecko Walcott.

(More or less) Favorite Quote: “Don’t Panic.” -Douglas Adams in ​Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Edward Bagsic

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: bagsicej@jmu.edu

Edward Bagsic

Conference Coordinator

Edward is a senior Hospitality Management major and Business minor. He plans to get a job working in the events or marketing industries planning conferences and meetings.

Fun Facts:
– Was the Principal Violist in the JMU Symphony this past semester
– Favorite TV Show of all time is FRIENDS
– Loves food and cooking and would love to open a food truck or restaurant one day

Favorite Quote: “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.” – Wilfred A. Peterson

Tina Nguyen

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: nguyentk@jmu.edu

Tina Nguyen

Housing Operations

Tina is a senior Integrated Science and Technology major and a Human Resource and Development minor. She considers herself to be a life-long learner and enjoys reading and learning about language and culture in her spare time. After graduating from James Madison University she hopes to travel abroad to make a positive impact on others and hopes to work in the field of higher education and student affairs.

Fun Facts:
– Is 1/2 Chinese, 1/2 Vietnamese and speaks a dialect of Chinese called Hokkien
– Favorite movie of all time: Lilo and Stitch
– Favorite shows: House, Grey’s Anatomy an Bones

Favorite Quote:
“Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets forgotten or left behind.”

Mustafa Qarghah

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: qarghamm@jmu.edu

Mustafa Qarghah

Housing Operations

Mustafa (Moose) Qarghah is a recent JMU grad with a Bachelors of Science! He enjoys hugging trees, hammocking, hiking, camping and has hopes to work in conserving our beautiful earth. You could call him a hippie, or whatever you’d like really, just please be appropriate and kind. When he isn’t hugging trees and playing outdoors, he enjoys romantic comedies such as the Notebook and Crazy Stupid Love. Really anything with Ryan Gosling in it. Ultimately, Moose hopes to one day achieve his life goal of being a stay at home dad.

Favorite quote: “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” – Henry David Thoreau

Michael O’Malley

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: omall2mp@jmu.edu

Michael O’Malley

Housing Operations

Michael O’Malley is a recent JMU graduate with a B.S. in Mathematics. He is currently in pursuit to receive his Masters in the Art of Teaching at JMU as well. Michael loves to work with kids and is excited to get out into the teaching field. Some of his hobbies include biking, hiking, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, rock-climbing, board games, math and hopscotch. Essentially anything active and/or outdoors. Michael also loves road trips and to be spontaneous.

Favorite quotes:

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” – Neale Donald Walsch

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind” – Dr. Seuss

Michael Faust

Contact

Email: faustmr@jmu.edu
Phone: 540.568.3606

Michael Faust

Conference Administrator

Michael is a senior at JMU studying Computer Information Systems and Computer Science. He hopes to enter the workforce upon completion of his Bachelor’s Degree.

Fun Fact:

- Michael is rather shy and cannot think of any fun facts to share.

Quote: “Oh. It’s ok I guess. I wasn’t meant to have a good life.” –Tina Belcher​

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

Logan Hamlyn

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: hamlynlg@jmu.edu

Logan Hamlyn

Conference Coordinator

Logan is a senior at JMU studying Communication Sciences and Disorders with aspirations of becoming an Audiologist. She is not looking forward to graduating college to only spend four more years in college, but she understands you have to get through and receive the BS to become a doctor.

Fun Facts:
– Voted Class Clown of her high school and every college organization of which she’s been a part.
– Her hair is so big because it’s full of personality.
– She was born in Germany.
– She is a snapchat artiste.

Favorite Quote: “Khaaaaaaaaaaan!” – Captain Kirk

Olivia Howell

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: howellor@jmu.edu

Olivia Howell

Administrative Coordinator

Olivia is a rising Senior at JMU, majoring in Hospitality Management and minoring in Human Resources Development and Business. She hopes to one day work for University, planning events.. She hopes to remain involved at JMU for the remainder of her college career.

Fun Facts:
– She loves bulldogs
– She used to drive a promotional vehicle for Real Estate of America
– She is certified as a Wedding Planner by the Bridal Society

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

Caitlin Mundy

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: mundycn@jmu.edu

Caitlin Mundy

Conference Coordinator

Mundy is a recent JMU Alum graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Studies and a concentration in Advocacy studies. In the fall, she will be starting graduate school at JMU studying Campus Recreation Leadership and serving as a GA for The Graduate School. Her future endeavors involve authoring a novel, playing catch on the Field of Dreams, and building a beach bungalow in Stone Harbor.

Fun Facts:
– Die hard Phillies Fan
– Proudly supports team D-hall
– Plays for the Madison Women’s Rugby team

Favorite Quote: “Go Big or Go Home.” –Johnny Tsunami

Dani Rosati

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: rosatidm@jmu.edu

Dani Rosati

Administrative Coordinator

Dani is a recent JMU graduate with a Bachelor’s of Arts in International Relations and Humanitarian Affairs. She hopes to one day work for an international organization and travel the world. Some of her hobbies include playing volleyball, hiking, attending country concerts, and doing volunteer work.

Favorite quote: “The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” -Jon Krakaue

Jenna Thompson

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: thomp4jm@jmu.edu

Jenna Thompson

Conference Coordinator

Jenna is a JMU graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology and a Human Resource Development. She will be attending JMU’s Adult Education and Human Resource Development Graduate Program in the fall, in the hopes of finishing with her Master’s in two years. Some of her hobbies include sports, outdoor activities, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family.

Favorite Quote:
“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets​

Joe Wieland

Contact

Phone: 540.568.3606
Email: wielanjc@jmu.edu

Joe Wieland

Conference Coordinator

Joe is recent graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelors of Science. He is currently attending graduate school at James Madison to receive his Masters in Teaching. His goal is to teach at the high school level somewhere in Northern Virginia with plans of traveling frequently. Some of his hobbies include: soccer, volleyball, coaching, and skydiving. Basically anything that involves sports and/or adrenaline.

Favorite quote:” You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” -Plato