Meet the Department of Residence Life Staff
We are available to answer your questions and assist you in making your residence on campus safe and comfortable.
Get to know the staff, including:
Resident Assistants (RA’s) are paraprofessional employees of the Department of Residence Life. They undergo a training program to enable them to effectively assist all residents in adapting to life at UIS. A team of RA’s reside in each area. RA’s are supervised by the Resident Directors.
Resident Directors (RD’s) are professional full-time employees of the Department of Residence Life. The RD’s are responsible for the supervision, training and development of the Resident Assistants. The RD’s also manage and maintain the administrative functions of their respective areas, East Apartments, West Apartments, Lincoln Residence Hall and Founders’ Residence Hall.
- East Apartments: Zach Berillo, (217) 206-8554
- West Apartments: Liz Steinborn-Gourley, (217) 206-7260
- Lincoln Residence Hall: Mike Fanucce, (217) 206-6200
- Founders Residence Hall: Mike Fanucce, (217) 206-8474
Housing Administrator III
Michelle R. Vinson, Housing Administrator III, is responsible for the daily operations of the Central Office of Department of Residence Life. She has oversight of the housing assignment processes for all residential students. In addition, she manages, monitors, and implements the policies and procedures of student housing.
- Housing Administrator III: Michelle R. Vinson, (217) 206-6190
Assistant Director of Residential Education/Senior Administrative Resident Coordinator
Andrea Yochum, Senior Administrative Resident Coordinator, is responsible for the daily operations of the Department of Residence Life. She is also responsible for the overall coordination of programs in the Homer L. Butler Housing Commons and facilities management. In addition, they manage, monitor, and implement the policies and procedures of student housing.
- Senior Administrative Resident Coordinator: Andrea Yochum, (217) 206-6190
Assistant Director of Residential Facilities and Operations
Keith McMath, Assistant Director of Residential Facilities and Operations, is responsible for the daily operations of Residence Life and Facilities. He is also responsible for the overall coordination of work orders and facility management. In addition, he manages and monitors the policies and procedures of student housing.
- Assistant Director: Keith McMath, (217) 206-6190
John Ringle, Director of Residence Life, is responsible for the management, supervision, and operation of Residence Life including the operations of the Housing Office, housing services, maintenance functions, and the id center. He is responsible for monitoring and implementing the policies and procedures of housing as well.
- Director: John Ringle, (217) 206-6190