Campus Life Professional Staff

2017-18 Community Directors at Point Ruston in Tacoma, WA

The Campus Life team includes the following professional staff members.
Campus Life 2022-2023 Organizational Chart

Campus Life Central Office Staff

  • Tom Huelsbeck, Associate Vice President for Campus Life
  • Jes Takla, Associate Dean for Campus Life, Co-Curricular Learning, and Assessment
  • Rebecca Rumpza, Associate Director for Campus Life
  • Alexis Austin, Associate Director for Campus Life & Associated Students of PLU (ASPLU) Advisor
  • Jess Verdejo, Associate Director for Campus Life & Residence Hall Association (RHA) Advisor
  • Dhaval Patel, Associate Director for Campus Life Operations
  • Sarah Nelson, Campus Life Operations Manager
  • Ivory Turner, Graduate Assistant for Campus Life (for 2021-2022 academic year only)

Community Directors

  • Zac Galvan, Community Director for South & Pflueger Halls
  • Mickie Gonwick, Community Director for Harstad Hall & Campus Life Co-Curricular Programs (Collateral)
  • Dan Murray, Community Director for Tingelstad Hall
  • Dhaval Patel, Interim Community Director for Ordal & Stuen Hall
  • Sharon Templeton, Community Director for Hong & Hinderlie Halls

Maggie Hendrickson, Former Community Director for Tingelstad Hall: “Working on our CD team is my favorite part of being a Community Director at PLU. We are a very collaborative and supportive department, and it has been great to develop friendships in addition to positive, professional relationships. I have especially valued our commitment to innovating our practices to be as inclusive and committed to our mission as possible.”