Maddie was born and raised in Michigan, and attended Hope College in her home state. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management with a minor in Psychology. As an undergraduate student, Maddie played for Hope’s softball team, led a LGBTQ+ support group, and was involved in a violence awareness and prevention group. Maddie worked as a Resident Assistant for two years and a Student Assistant Residence Director for one year. In her free time, Maddie enjoys running, hiking, the piano, and board games. This is Maddie’s third year at FLC.
After spending the last three years in Crete, Nebraska working as a Community Director at Doane University, Melissa loves her time being a Residence Director at FLC. Originally from St. Louis, Melissa graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Spanish from Truman State University. While at Truman Melissa worked as a Student Advisor for three years and was heavily involved in her RHA and NRHH chapters. Outside of work, Melissa loves to travel, sing, and spend time with her rescue pup.
Alex was born and raised in the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona. Escaping the heat, she attended and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Media and Film. Throughout her time at NAU, Alex worked as a Resident Assistant on campus. In her free time, Alex loves to go on nature walks, explore museums, and visit new destinations. Her philosophy is always saying yes to trying new foods. She is an art enthusiast and loves to see others creative expressions. This is Alex’s third year at FLC.
Ethan is native to Colorado and a Fort Lewis College alumni. He graduated from FLC with a Bachelor’s in history and a minor in anthropology. Ethan was a Resident Assistant for two years during his undergrad. In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking, swimming, or doing anything outdoors. Ethan is an avid traveler, visiting eight countries in the last few years. This is Ethan’s first year as a Residence Director at Fort Lewis College.
Kain graduated from the University of Minnesota Morris where he studied French, English, and the Medieval World. When not studying literature, Kain divided their time between the Residential Life and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Offices. Kain now spends most of his time reading about vampires, planning his next trip, and adding stickers to his Nalgene. This is Kain’s third year at FLC.
Ken was born and raised in the great “Granite State” of New Hampshire. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Plymouth State University with his Bachelor’s in Social Sciences. While at Plymouth, Ken served as a Community Advisor in the Office of Residential Life. In his spare time, Ken loves to watch movies, play video games, hike, camp, and discuss history. This is Ken’s third year as a Residence Director at Fort Lewis College.
Lamia was born and raised in Turkey. She attended Augsburg University in Minneapolis where she earned her Bachelor’s in English Literature, with a minor in Communication Studies. Lamia loves to travel and during her undergraduate years she studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. During her free time, Lamia apprentices at a local tattoo and piercing shop. She also enjoys listening to music, watching TV, planning her next big traveling experience, and spending time with her cat Bootsie Collins.