Meet your McConnell staff

Get to know your McConnell Residence Hall Directors and Resident Assistants. 

McConnell Residence Hall Directors 

2014 Jay Stokes - Tinsley

Name: Jay Stokes

Phone: 928-523-5998
Email: Jay.Stokes@nau.edu

Education: 
  • Bachelors in Liberal Studies - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater 
  • Masters, Counseling-Student Affairs - Northern Arizona University  
Why I chose NAU: After having an awesome experience as a Graduate Student and Assistant here at NAU, I knew I wasn’t ready to leave. NAU is a great fit for me because of the atmosphere, professional opportunities, surrounding area and most importantly the people. Being an RHD gives me a chance to learn and grow as a young professional while helping students succeed and become well-rounded citizens.  

 

Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Directors  

2014 Trina Trein - McConnell
Name: Trina Trein – Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director
Phone: 928-523-1253
Email: trina.trein@nau.edu

Education:

  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Counseling - Student Affairs – NAU
  • Bachelors of Arts in English Creative Writing - Minnesota State University, Mankato 

Why I chose Northern Arizona University: 
I was really excited to come to NAU for the graduate program but I was also really motivated by the gorgeous views of the mountains and the overwhelming lumberjack pride.

 

McConnell Resident Assistants

2014 Allie Reynoso - McConnell
Name: Allie Reynoso
Wing: 3D
Year/Major:: Sophomore - Exercise Science, Chemistry Minor
Hometown/High school: Winters, CA - Winters High School

Why I chose to go to NAU: I decided to go to NAU because I feel in love with the campus and I wanted a change from the small town that I grew up in. 

Why I am excited to be an RA: I really want to make sure I make the year memorable for everyone and create special bonds with my residents.

2014 Garrett Freight - McConnell
Name: Garrett Freight
Wing: 2D
Year/Major: Sophomore - Fitness Wellness
Hometown & High School: Cypress, CA - Cypress High School

Why did you choose NAU: I chose to come to NAU because I wanted to experience a new environment besides California and to meet a new group of people that are from all over the globe.

Why I am excited to be an RA: I’m excited to be an RA because I look forward to be a helping hand to all my future residents and to anyone who is in need of help. I love to help others and love to work with others so I think as an RA this is the perfect job for me and the description of the job fits my personality.

 

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