Meet The Team

Housing Team

Donna Black
Donna Black
Financial Manager

Donna ensures the accuracy of automated semester billing, manages all billing credits and adjustments, coordinates special billing conditions, and generates financial reports.

Donna Black
Financial Manager
Carla Dilella
Carla Dilella
Exec Director of Housing Operations and Global Initiatives

Carla provides leadership and management of administrative functions, technology, systems, processes, and services that support RIT Housing business and student success.

Carla Dilella
Exec Director of Housing Operations and Global Initiatives
Rebecca Hicks
Rebecca Hicks
Assignment Coordinator

Becky manages academic year room changes and housing assignments including incoming NTID freshmen, special accommodations, gender-inclusive, spring, and summer residents.

Rebecca Hicks
Assignment Coordinator
Joanne Lindsey
Joanne Lindsey
Assignment Coordinator

Joanne manages roommate adds and the assignment of first year students, special interest, Greek, and Honors housing. She is also responsible for the early arrival and late departure processes.

Joanne Lindsey
Assignment Coordinator
Jessica Mallon
Jessica Mallon
Senior Associate Director of Housing Operations

Jessica manages the assignment team and oversees housing selection. She maintains and develops the technology used by students to complete their housing business.

Jessica Mallon
Senior Associate Director of Housing Operations
Gail Shaughnessy
Gail Shaughnessy
Housing Service Coordinator

Gail supports the customer experience as she greets visitors and provides resources to students and their families. She also creates residency verifications and facilitates the parent signature form process.

Gail Shaughnessy
Housing Service Coordinator
Michelle Teal
Michelle Teal
Assistant Director of Customer Relations

Michelle oversees front desk operations and the customer experience. She manages communications, social media, daily housing tours, and open house events. 

Michelle Teal
Assistant Director of Customer Relations

Facilities Team

Jeremy Babcock
Jeremy Babcock
Executive Director Housing Facilities

Jeremy oversees budgeting, planning, implementation, and analysis of all Housing Facilities operations. He serves on RIT's Critical Management Incident Team and the Emergency Operations Group.

Jeremy Babcock
Executive Director Housing Facilities
Adrienne Class
Adrienne Class
Senior Staff Assistant

Adrienne provides administrative support, oversees daily operations, and coordinates maintenance requests for Housing Facilities. She also manages contractors and accounts receivable for apartments.

Adrienne Class
Senior Staff Assistant
Katie Pastecki
Katie Pastecki
Assistant Director of Housing Facilities Operations

Katie is responsible for the operations within Residence Halls. She oversees inventory, key control, and life safety program systems in the apartments.

Katie Pastecki
Assistant Director of Housing Facilities Operations
Jerome Taroni
Jerome Taroni
Assistant Director of Housing Facilities Operations

Jerry is responsible for the operations within University Commons, Riverknoll, Greek Circle,and Perkins Green. Jerry is the main point of contact for new project management.

Jerome Taroni
Assistant Director of Housing Facilities Operations
Gregory Wiggins
Gregory Wiggins
Assistant Director of Housing Facilities Operations

Greg is responsible for the operations within Global Village residential and commercial areas. He oversees grounds maintenance and custodial for all properties, except for residence halls.

Gregory Wiggins
Assistant Director of Housing Facilities Operations
Gregory Vieira
Gregory Vieira
Supervisor of Special Projects

Greg oversees special projects, apartment summer turn, and RIT Housing laundry facilities, with the exception of the RIT Inn. Greg is the Housing Facilities expert on pest control.

Gregory Vieira
Supervisor of Special Projects
Joseph Steimer
Joseph Steimer
Senior Safety Systems Coordinator

Joe coordinates monthly fire, health, and safety inspections and manages all life safety equipment in RIT apartments. He also assists with key and lock changes.

Joseph Steimer
Senior Safety Systems Coordinator
James Nelson
James Nelson
Safety Systems Coordinator

Jim performs monthly fire, health, and safety inspections and maintains all life safety equipment in RIT apartments. He also assists with key and lock changes.

James Nelson
Safety Systems Coordinator
Robin Maloney
Robin Maloney
Safety Systems Assistant

Robin performs monthly fire, health, and safety inspections and maintains all life safety equipment in RIT apartments. He also assists with key and lock changes.

Robin Maloney
Safety Systems Assistant
Colleen Meyer
Colleen Meyer
Senior Staff Assistant

Colleen assists with Health and Safety Inspections, OFPC Inspections, and supports administrative duties.

Colleen Meyer
Senior Staff Assistant
Deanna Schulmerich
Deanna Schulmerich
Facility Access Coordinator

Deanna is responsible for all keys and card access for RIT Housing. She coordinates lock changes and key core rotations. She assists with student room changes and assignments within the Residence Halls.

Deanna Schulmerich
Facility Access Coordinator
Frank Davila
Frank Davila
Coordinator of Housing Facilities Inventory Ops

Frank oversees the purchasing, management, and distribution of the inventory and equipment needed to maintain RIT Housing operations and grounds. He assists with Residence Hall equipment.

Frank Davila
Coordinator of Housing Facilities Inventory Ops
Daniel Rutenber
Daniel Rutenber
Furniture Mechanic

Dan manages all RIT Housing furniture.

Daniel Rutenber
Furniture Mechanic
Steven Minchella
Steven Minchella
Facilities Mechanic Assistant

Steve assists with all RIT Housing laundry facilities, with the exception of the RIT Inn. Steve also assists with pest control.

Steven Minchella
Facilities Mechanic Assistant
Ausberto Vargas
Ausberto Vargas
Maintenance Mechanic I

Ausberto is responsible for the maintenance of University Commons.

Ausberto Vargas
Maintenance Mechanic I
Robert Ruggles
Robert Ruggles
Maintenance Mechanic I

Robert is responsible for the maintenance of University Commons.

Robert Ruggles
Maintenance Mechanic I
Michael Marlowe
Michael Marlowe
Maintenance Mechanic I

Mike is responsible for the maintenance of University Commons.

Michael Marlowe
Maintenance Mechanic I
Sam Robinson
Sam Robinson
Maintenance Mechanic I

Sammy is responsible for the maintenance of Riverknoll.

Sam Robinson
Maintenance Mechanic I
Matthew Schmanke
Matthew Schmanke
Maintenance Mechanic I

Matt is responsible for the maintenance of Riverknoll and Greek Circle.

Matthew Schmanke
Maintenance Mechanic I
Xavier Johnson
Xavier Johnson
Maintenance Mechanic I

Xavier is responsible for the maintenance of Riverknoll.

Xavier Johnson
Maintenance Mechanic I
Michael Burt
Michael Burt
Maintenance Mechanic I

Mike is responsible for the maintenance of Perkins Greens.

Michael Burt
Maintenance Mechanic I
Edward Locurcio
Edward Locurcio
Painter Mechanic

Ed manages and maintains all painting projects for RIT Housing and assists with Auxiliary Services department painting projects.

Edward Locurcio
Painter Mechanic
Christopher Wasylina
Christopher Wasylina
Facilities Mechanic I

Chris is responsible for the daily custodial needs and upgrade projects in Global Village residential and commercial common areas.

Christopher Wasylina
Facilities Mechanic I
Dennis Smith
Dennis Smith
Custodial Facility Mechanic I

Dennis is responsible for the daily custodial needs within Global Village residential and commercial areas and Riverknoll common areas.

Dennis Smith
Custodial Facility Mechanic I
David Strong
David Strong
Custodial Facility Mechanic I

Dave is responsible for the daily custodial needs and upgrade projects in Global Village, encompassing the residential and commercial common areas.

David Strong
Custodial Facility Mechanic I
Paul Herke
Paul Herke
Custodial Facility Mechanic I

Paul assists in the daily custodial needs in Global Village residential and commercial common areas.

Paul Herke
Custodial Facility Mechanic I
Arthur Annechino
Arthur Annechino
Custodial Facility Mechanic I

Art assists in the daily custodial needs in Global Village residential and commercial common areas.

Arthur Annechino
Custodial Facility Mechanic I
Luis Rosado
Luis Rosado
Custodial/Mechanic Assistant

Luis assists in the daily custodial needs in Global Village, which encompasses the residential and commercial common areas.

Luis Rosado
Custodial/Mechanic Assistant
Craig Hauschild
Craig Hauschild
Lead Grounds Mechanic

Craig manages and maintains all the grounds for RIT Housing. He also assists with exterior projects.

Craig Hauschild
Lead Grounds Mechanic
Kenneth Mitchell
Kenneth Mitchell
Grounds Assistant

Kenny assists with maintenance of all RIT Housing grounds. He also assists with exterior projects.

Kenneth Mitchell
Grounds Assistant
Dan McKeown
Dan McKeown
Grounds Assistant

Dan assists with maintenance of all RIT Housing grounds. He also assists with exterior projects.

Dan McKeown
Grounds Assistant