Meet the Pine Ridge staff

Get to know your hall staff. 

Residence Hall Director

2015 Alie Brabec - Pine Ridge Village
Name: Alie Brabec
Phone: 928-864-1001


  • 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

Why 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 of Nebraska.


Resident Assistants 

Name: Amy Frauen
Building: C & 1st floor of D
Year/Major: Senior - Secondary Education - Biology

Why I chose NAU: I love the campus and Flagstaff, it's a great place to live and go to school with a wonderful community.

Why 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

Why 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.

Why 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
Building: B
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
    Building: A
    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: I love 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!