Meet the Pine Ridge staff
Get to know your hall staff.
Residence Hall Director
Name: Alie Brabec
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art Comprehensive in
Drawing - University of Nebraska-Kearney
- Masters of Science Education, School Counseling
Student Affairs - University of Nebraska-Kearney
I chose NAU: I chose NAU because the interactions I had with staff via phone,
Skype, and in person, were so warm and welcoming. When I arrived on
campus, I instantly felt at home and as though I already belonged to the
Lumberjack family. The scenery is also an amazing change coming from the plains
Name: Amy Frauen
Building: C & 1st floor of D
Year/Major: Senior - Secondary Education - Biology
I chose NAU: I love the campus and Flagstaff, it's a great place to live and go
to school with a wonderful community.
I am excited to by an RA: I like helping people and as an RA I can help my
residents have a better time here at NAU.
Name: Brianna Miloz
Building: E & 2nd floor of D
Year/Major: Junior - Marketing & Management
I chose NAU: I chose NAU because I loved the change of
scenery from Phoenix and also the sense of belonging I got when I first visited
the campus. I also love all the great opportunities that our campus has to
offer and how welcoming it is to all the students.
I am excited to be an RA:
I am excited to be an RA because I love having the chance to
meet a variety of unique people from all different backgrounds. I am very
passionate about making people feel welcomed and comfortable in a new
environment and I am always willing to help. I also love being able to share
with others all the different ways that I have become involved on campus and
helping find something that they can do the same.
Name: Noah Oliver
Year/Major: Junior - Mechanical Engineering
Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because of the
engineering program was pretty good and the atmosphere in flagstaff is very
nice and welcoming. All of the teachers are very nice and class sizes are good
size for one on one interaction.
Why I am excited to be an RA:
I'm excited to be
an RA because it is always a good time meeting new people and becoming a closer
community as the year goes on with the residents I have.
Name: Megan Troutman
Year/Major: Sophomore - Journalism
Why I chose NAU:
I am from Colorado, so
when I toured Flagstaff it was like a home away from home. NAU has a certain
energetic atmosphere that is hard to resist. Plus, I love going on adventures
and traveling, so out of state seemed like a good option for me.
Why I am excited to be an RA:
meeting new people, and I know that becoming an RA is a great outlet for
building new relationships.
Name: Brandon Samz
Building: F & 3rd floor of D
Year/Major: Sophomore - Computer
Science and Mathematics
Why I chose NAU: I wanted a chance to get away from the desert heat and still stay close to my family. Flagstaff seemed like a great choice, and I fell in love on my first visit!
Why I am excited to be an RA: I
had a great experience last year in the residence halls, and wanted the
opportunity to help create an awesome experience for my own set of residents!