Senior Financial Manager for Student Affairs
With Housing Services since 2003, Dawn has had roles in nearly every area within the department. Currently as senior financial manager within the Office of the Dean of Students, Dawn continues to ensure that Housing Services is a good steward of revenue received from each resident and that financial information is presented to leaders in a way that allows them to make sound decisions for Housing's future and daily operations. In her spare time, she enjoys long walks with her fur babies.
Executive Director of Housing Services & Space Planning
With more than 17 years of higher education experience in housing, Tom provides leadership for CMU's housing team and oversees all operational aspects from facilities maintenance and improvements to fiscal and capital planning. When he’s not working, you'll find this dedicated dad supporting his three children at football, cheerleading, wresting, soccer, gymnastics, and golf.
Director of Operations for Housing Services
Assistant Director of Facilities
Andrew supervises the FMS labor staff and coordinates daily maintenance in all residence halls and campus housing. Responsible for Greek buildings on campus, he also works closely with students and SLICE staff to ensure an exceptional living experience. Over the summer, he supervises student staff to help CES prepare housing for camp and conference guests. Outside of CMU, Andrew enjoys spending time with his daughters as well as moonlighting as a disc jockey.
Assistant Director of Housing Operations
Jamie oversees the housing's lock and access system as well as manages the move-in/move-out and break housing processes. As part of the housing operations team, she works to ensure an excellent customer service experience at the Residence on Fifth front desk and Housing Service phone line. Jamie thrives on problem-solving and puzzles, but also enjoys traveling, scuba diving, reading, crafting, and adding to her ever growing list of hobbies.
Sarah E. Marshalek
Project Administrator & Executive Assistant to the Associate VP for Community Life
Sarah supports the associate vice president for Community Life and many Student Affairs staff. From scheduling to catering to purchasing to proof-reading, she is a true "jack-of-all-trades." Prior to CMU, she worked in event planning at fun places like the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. When not at CMU, Sarah can be found attending concerts or working hard at her other jobs, after which she usually crashes on the couch with her fiancé, cat, and dog.
Director of Facilities
With more than 18 years of facility experience at CMU, Louis manages daily maintenance and collaborates with other departments to create the most inclusive lived experience for student residents. He served for five years in the United States Navy and has three children and many grandchildren. Outside of CMU, he enjoys showing and racing cars, playing his bass guitar, and volunteering with a local youth group that helps underrepresented minorities continue their education.
Assistant Director of Housing Operations for Assignments
Previously the housing operations coordinator, Sarah now oversees summer housing, desk services, student employees, and sustainability initiatives. As part of the CMU community, Sarah enjoys volunteering across campus with her DOSA colleagues. When not sporting her Tartan pride around campus, she can be found spending time with her German Shepherd and Miniature Dachshund dogs, binge-watching Netflix with her husband, or completing never-ending house projects.
Part of Carnegie Mellon since 2002, Dave's first position with Housing Services was warehouse facility coordinator. Now, he is facility coordinator for the Hill residencies, which includes everything on the east side of Margaret Morrison, Donner House and the private residences on Forbes Avenue and Devonshire Road. Outside of work, Dave and his wife Gerrie are heavily involved with their two daughters' basketball teams as coaches and book and clock keepers.
Housing Operations Coordinator
Director of Facilities
Part of CMU for more than 30 years and Housing Services since 2004, Clif serves as the facility coordinator for the Oakland communities. This includes Fairfax, Webster, Shady Oak Apartments, Clyde House, Highlands Apartments, Neville Apartments, Shirley Apartments, Residence on Fifth, Fifth and Neville Apartments (4705 5th Ave), Mudge House, and the private residences on Filmore, Henry and Winthrop Streets. Clif provides students with a clean, safe, and secure living environment. In his spare time, he enjoys watching sports and attending the sporting events of his children and grandkids. Clif also enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends.
Senior Administrative Coordinator & Office Manager, Housing Services