Meet your Gabaldon staff

Get to know your Gabaldon staff. 

Gabaldon Residence Hall Director

Dana Gant
Name: Dana Gant
Phone: 928-523-2799
Email: Dana.Gant@nau.edu

Education 

  • Master of Science in Adult and Higher Education with an emphasis in Student Affairs – Northern Illinois University, 2012
  • Bachelors of Science in Chemistry – University of Central Missouri, 2010.

     

About Dana: I am very excited to be the RHD of Gabaldon Hall and look forward to meeting its many residents! I enjoy working with students and believe that the residence halls provide a great environment for learning and having fun. My hope is that I am able to help NAU students make the most out of their time on campus and have successful college experiences. Go Lumberjacks!

Gabaldon Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director

Lawrence Hammer 
Name: Lawrence Hammer
Phone: 928-523-2733
Email: lawrence.hammer@nau.edu

Education 

  • Bachelors in Marketing – St. Ambrose University, 2013

     

About Lawrence: Originally from Hanna City Illinois, Lawrence spent his undergrad time in Davenport Iowa at St. Ambrose University. There he was in Residence Life for nearly three years and also involved in various student groups including campus Greenlife, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Student Music Organization/Band Council and the Marketing Club. He enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, video gaming, cooking and graphic design as hobbies in his free time and he is excited to start a new chapter halfway across the country. He will be serving as the GARHD in Gabaldon and will be pursuing a masters degree in the Counseling- Student Affairs program here at NAU.

Gabaldon Resident Assistants

2013 Taylor_Freedman_RA
Name: Taylor Freedman
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Major: Nursing
Hometown: Redlands, CA 

Why I chose NAU: The great sense of community.

What I'm excited for this year: Getting to truly know who my residents are as people.  


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Name: Amanda Montgomery
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Name: David Beckett
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Major: Exercise Science
Hometown:  Phoenix, AZ

Why I chose NAU: The amazing weather and friendly people!!!

Why I'm excited for this year: To meet a lot of new people and try to build a community! 

2013 Briana_Bohannon_RA 
Name: Briana Bohannon
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Major: Interior Design
Hometown: Anthem, AZ

Why I chose NAU: I love the community both of NAU and Flagstaff. Everyone is really friendly and has a good attitude. I have made so many friends and connections here I can’t imagine going to another school.

Why I’m excited for this year: This is my first year as an RA so I’m excited to take on this new part of my life.  With interesting residents and a great staff, I’m sure this year will be filled with fun memories and stories. 

2013 Chaelee_Chavez_RA
Name: Chae Chavez
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Major: Psychology/Sociology
Hometown: Mesa, AZ

Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because of the welcoming attitude of everyone on campus. There was also a lot of resources avaliable to me in my transition to college that NAU felt like home.

Why I’m excited for this year: I am excited for this year because I look forward to making a postive impact on my community as the Gender Inclusive Housing RA. I can't wait to make a postive influence on NAU before I graduate in May. 

2013 Tyler_Hill_RA
Name: Tyler Hill
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Major: Chemistry, minor in Biology
Hometown: Glendale, AZ

Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU for the beautiful campus and the small class sizes! Also, the atmosphere of NAU and Flagstaff made it an easy choice.

Why I'm excited for this year: I am excited for this year because I get to be back in Flagstaff! I am looking forward to being an RA and progressing towards my degree with all of my classes. I cannot wait to help my residents feel at home in Gabaldon and to start building relationships with each and every one of them! 


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2013 Morgan_Jensen_RA
Name: Morgan Jensen
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Major: Graphic Design
Hometown: Chandler, AZ

Why I chose NAU: The beautiful location and the comfortably sized campus!

Why I’m excited for this year: Half of my classes will focus on art and I love how much creativity will be involved!


Name: Annette Utz
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