Housing and Residence Life Staff

Housing and Residence Life is comprised of full-time, professional staff members that are responsible for overseeing various areas within the department. The professional staff work together to create an engaging on-campus experience for students living in the residence halls.

E.J. Walicki
Director of Housing & Residence Life
walickie@erau.edu

Jeremy Bowersox
Assistant Director of Housing & Residence Life
bowersoj@erau.edu

Rachel Strang
Assistant Director of Housing & Residence Life
fedoronr@erau.edu

Lisa Miller
Senior Office Coordinator
millel25@erau.edu

Tom Darragh
Housing Operations Coordinator
darraght@erau.edu

Residence Life Coordinators

The Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) are typically entry-level staff with a master's degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, or a related field. Each RLC manages communities of 400-600 students and are specifically responsible for supervising Resident Advisors, Senior Resident Advisors, advising and mentoring students, responding to campus emergencies, and helping students become academically and socially successful.

Danielle Parker

Residence Life Coordinator – New Residence Hall 1
parked30@erau.edu

Danielle joined the Embry-Riddle team in July 2019, after completing her graduate work.  In 2017, she graduated from Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Danielle received her Masters of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in 2019. While at IUP, Danielle worked at Carnegie Mellon University as a Graduate Coordinator for Housing Services and Residential Education. Now, Danielle oversees New Residence Hall 1 and advises the hall council located in New Residence Hall 1.

Kate Bussell
Residence Life Coordinator – New Residence Hall 2
busselk1@erau.edu

Kate joined the Embry-Riddle team in June of 2018, shortly after completing her graduate work at the University of South Carolina. Kate graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. In 2018 she graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Master of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs as well as a Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies. Kate is oversees our brand new residence hall opening in Fall 2019.

Maelee Fleming
Residence Life Coordinator – Apollo Hall, O’Connor Hall and Stimpson Hall
fleminm4@erau.edu

Maelee joined the Embry-Riddle team in July of 2019. Before coming to Embry-Riddle, Maelee worked as a Graduate Hall Director at Texas A&M University, where she also completed a Master of Science in Educational Administration with an emphasis in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education in May of 2019. Maelee also earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from Western Kentucky University in 2017. Maelee oversees O’Connor, Stimpson, and Apollo Halls.

Joshua Napier
Residence Life Coordinator – Adams Hall, Wood Hall, & Doolittle Hall
napierj5@erau.edu

Josh joined the Embry-Riddle team in August 2019. Previously, Josh worked at Frostburg State University as a Resident Life Intern and Josh completed his graduate work in 2018, from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma with a Master’s Degree in Adult & Higher Education Student Personnel and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma. Josh will now oversee our first-year communities in the residence halls.