Meet your Gabaldon staff

Get to know your Gabaldon staff. 

Gabaldon Residence Hall Director


Gabaldon Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director

Resident Assistants 

2014 Joshua Gomez - Gabaldon

Name: Joshua Gomez
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ

Why I chose NAU:  I came here for the weather and the great outdoor activities that are available here. People are generally nicer here then other places as well.

What I'm excited for this year: I am excited to meet a lot of new people and to make more lasting friendships. I am excited to see the great community that Gabaldon will be. 

2014 Alyse Gray - Gabaldon
Name: Alyse Gray
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Why I chose NAU: It is a welcoming environment and I love the small town feel in Flagstaff.

Why I’m excited for this year: Gender Inclusive Housing is an incredible resource for students and I am so proud to be able to be the RA for both GIH and all of A5!

2014 Mackenzie Carstens - Gabaldon BW
Name: Mackenzie Carstens
Major: Exercise Science
Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because it's close to home, and because Flagstaff is very welcoming. I also fell in love with the four seasons and how beautiful the campus is. 

Why I'm excited to be an RA:  I'm excited to meet new people and make more connections on campus. I am also excited to participate in more campus events.  

2014 Bejamin Mitten

Name: Benjamin Mitten
Major: Business Economics
Hometown: Mesa, AZ

Why I chose NAU: I enjoyed the feel of the campus. It was the type of college experience I was looking for. 

Why I'm excited for this year: I'm excited to be an RA this year and to introduce people to NAU and re-introduce myself as well in the process. I hope this year matches up to the potential it has at the moment. 

2014 Amanda Montgomery - Gabaldon
Name: Amanda Montgomery
Major: Mathematics and Secondary Education in Mathematics, minor in Psychology
Hometown: Prescott, AZ

Why I chose NAU: I love the sense of community that exists in Flagstaff. Being outdoors is where I have always felt more alive so I try to hike, climb, or bike every chance that I get.

Why I’m excited for this year: This is my senior year! I want to make the most of my last year here which is why I choose to be a RA. I am excited to meet new people, keep old friends, finish up my classes, and graduate onto the next adventure.  

2014 David Beckett - Gabaldon
Name: David Beckett
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! 

2014 Briana Bohannon - Gabaldon
Name: Briana Bohannon
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. 

2014 Tyler Hill - Gabaldon
Name: Tyler Hill
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!  

2014 Christopher Silver - Gabaldon
Name: Christopher Silver
Major: Strategic Communication, Advertising & Public Relations 
Hometown: Chandler, AZ

Why I choose NAU: I chose NAU for the location, weather, size, and sense of community.

Why I am excited to be an RA: I love to meet new people!

2014 Morgan Jensen - Gabaldon
Name: Morgan Jensen
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!  

2014 Annete Utz - Gabaldon BW
Name: Annette Utz
Major: Biomedical Science, minor in Chemistry 
Hometown: Payson, AZ

Why I chose NAU: The smaller class sizes, friendly campus, and amazing climate!

Why I’m excited for this year: The classes I am taking this year all relate to my future career, and I am excited to meet new people.