Meet the RAs

As a member of the Residence Life Staff, the Resident Advisor (RA) is primarily responsible for the coordination of a living unit in one of the College residence halls.

The RA is responsible for assisting in the development of a program and an environment in which the student may realize maximum educational, cultural and social advantages. The position is an integral part of the Residence Life program of the College.

Head Resident Advisors

  • Bryant Bautista  
    Bryant Bautista
    Hometown: Winchester, VA
  • Maura Besneatte-Cullinane  
    Maura Besneatte-Cullinane
    Hometown: Mountain City, TN

Community Advisors

  • Payton Holt  
    Payton Holt
    Hometown: Mount Ulla, NC
    Residence Facility: Elm, Hickory, Sullins, Stuart, Wiley Jackson
  • Adrien Labbe  
    Adrien Labbe
    Hometown: Abingdon, VA
    Residence Facility: Elm, Hickory, Sullins, Wiley Jackson, Stuart Area
  • Sierra McCray  
    Sierra McCray
    Hometown: Chesterfield, VA
    Residence Facility: Village, Hillman, Weaver, Off-Campus Houses
  • Jaynae Wright  
    Jaynae Wright
    Hometown: Cleveland, TN
    Residence Facility: Village, Hillman, Weaver, Off-Campus Houses

Resident Advisors

  • Derek Akers  
    Derek Akers
    Hometown: Pulaski County, VA
    Residence Facility: Off-Campus Houses
  • RA Kaycee Allen  
    Kaycee Allen
    Hometown: Sparta, NC
    Residence Facility: Elm Hall & Sullins Hall
  • RA Ben Ashfield  
    Ben Ashfield
    Hometown: Reading, England
    Residence Facility: Russell House (International), Weaver Hall (Honor’s)
  • Carlos Beltrán  
    Carlos Beltrán
    Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
    Residence Facility: Hillman Hall, Princeton House
  • RA Jaeni Caul  
    Jaeni Caul
    Hometown: Shreveport, LA & Covington, VA (ask me about it)
    Residence Facility: Wiley Jackson
  • RA Madison Codispoti  
    Madison Codispoti
    Hometown: Kingsport, TN
    Residence Facility: Elm Hall & Sullins Hall
  • RA Haleigh Cooper  
    Haleigh Cooper
    Hometown: Knoxville, TN
    Residence Facility: Cambridge (PEACE House - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), Village Townhouse 2
  • RA Matthew Cox  
    Matthew Cox
    Hometown: Marion, VA
    Residence Facility: Wiley Jackson
  • RA Tristin Dollmont  
    Tristin Dollmont
    Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
    Residence Facility: Hillman Hall
  • RA Teresa Dumas  
    Teresa Dumas
    Hometown: Peckville, PA
    Residence Facility: Elm Hall
  • Sydney Fryman  
    Sydney Fryman
    Hometown: Roxboro, NC
    Residence Facility: Hickory Hall
  • Jamelyn Gillespie  
    Jamelyn Gillespie
    Hometown: Marion, VA
    Residence Facility: Prillaman, Townhouse 3
  • Blaze Hughes  
    Blaze Hughes
    Hometown: Chilhowie, VA
    Residence Facility: Off-Campus Houses
  • McKenzie Joyce  
    McKenzie Joyce
    Hometown: Jacksonville, NC
    Residence Facility: Hickory Hall
  • RA Hannah Mitchell  
    Hannah Mitchell
    Hometown: Ridgeway, VA
    Residence Facility: Hillman Hall
  • Pierre, Bendsondy  
    Bendsondy Pierre
    Hometown: Les Cayemites, Haiti
    Residence Facility: Wiley Jackson
  • Justine South  
    Justine South
    Hometown: King George, VA
    Residence Facility: Wiley Jackson
  • Damien Utt  
    Damien Utt
    Hometown: Carroll County, VA
    Residence Facility: Carter House, Village Townhouse 8
  • Zeke Workman  
    Zeke Workman
    Hometown: Dalzell, SC
    Residence Facility: Hickory Hall