Meet the Tinsley staff

Get to know your Residence Hall Director and Resident Assistants.

Tinsley Residence Hall Director


2013 Jay Stokes
Name: Jay Stokes
Phone: 928-523-5273
  • 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. 


Tinsley Resident Assistants

2013 Paisley_Moralez_RA
Name: Paisley Moralez
Floor: 2nd floor
Year/Major: Junior - Hotel and Restaurant Management
Hometown & High School: Santa Barbara, CA - Peoria High school

Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because I met an alumni that recommended the university. After touring the campus I fell in love with NAU and knew the school was for me.

Why I’m excited to be an RA: I am excited to help incoming students transition to a new part of life at NAU and cultivate new/fun experiences. 

2013 Vann_Johnson_RA
Name: Vann Johnson
Floor: 1st floor
Year/Major: Senior - Geology and Secondary Education
Hometown: Anchorage, AK

Why I chose NAU: I read about the NAU Teach program and it seemed exciting so I decided to try it out for 1 year and decided I really liked working with students so I decided to stay.

Why I'm Excited to be an RA: I enjoy interacting with students. 

2013 Jessica_Velazquez_RA 
Name: Jessica Velazquez
Floor: 2nd floor
Year/Major: Senior - Political Science
Hometown & High School: Avondale, AZ - Westview

Why I chose NAU: It was far enough from home to feel a sense of independence and close enough that I could go home when needed.

Why I’m excited to be an RA: I am excited to be an RA because I love meeting new people and helping individuals become accustomed to residence halls.

2013 Johnathan_King_RA
Name: Johnathan King
Floor: 2nd floor
Year/Major: Junior-Secondary Education: English
Hometown & High School: Phoenix, AZ - Sandra Day O'Connor High School

Why I chose NAU: I really liked the smaller community. Everything is in close proximity and the weather is fantastic. Flagstaff isn’t too close to home but it's also not too far.

Why I'm excited to be an RA: I'm excited to be an RA to build a close knit community and show the Tinsley Hall Residents the best aspects of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona University.

2013 Sara_Graper_RA
Name: Sara Graper
Floor: 1st floor
Year/Major: Sophomore - Marketing
Hometown & High School: Arpin, WI -Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School

Why I chose NAU: I applied to NAU on a bit of a whim. I had no idea where I wanted to go to school and after being accepted here, my dad took me out to visit for a Christmas present. I fell in love with the campus and Flagstaff and I can't image spending my undergraduate studies anywhere else.

Why I'm excited to be an RA: My freshman RA made all the difference during my first year at college. I hope that I can influence others in the way I was influenced by my RA.

2013 Megan_Marquart_RA
Name: Megan Marquart
Floor: 3rd floor
Year/ Major: Sophomore - Elementary Ed/Special Ed
Hometown & High School: Peoria, AZ/ Centennial High School

Why I chose NAU: There really was no other choice for me. NAU is so beautiful and welcoming I love how involved the campus is with the Flagstaff community. This university just seemed like a great place to create new experiences, make friends, and get the education I strive for in order to achieve my dream of being a teacher.

Why I'm excited to be an RA: I am excited to assist in creating a sense of community among my residents as well as help and encourage them to get involved in the campus.

2013 Brittany Ohe
Name: Brittany Ohe
Floor: 2nd floor 
Year/Major: Sophomore - Biology & French
Hometown & High School: Tempe, AZ - Corona del Sol High School

Why I chose NAU: I choose NAU because I really like the inclusive and friendly community that the school and the town of Flagstaff has to offer. 

Why I’m excited to be an RA: I am excited to be an RA so that I can meet new people and help create the best positive college environment for student.

2013 Nick Camacho
Name: Nick Camacho
Floor: 1st Floor
Year/Major: Junior - Psychology and Sociology
Hometown & High School: Mesa, AZ - Mesa High School

Why I chose NAU: I love the smaller campus that NAU provides. Not only this, but the scenery as well. Coming from a place where there is only desert, the green scene is definitely a nice change of pace.

Why I’m excited to be an RA: I'm excited to be an RA because I get to meet many new people. Not only that but the bonds that you are able to create with people.