Meet the Reilly Staff
Get to know your Residence Hall Directors and Resident Assistants.
Residence Hall Director
Name: Troy L. Campbell
- Masters of Education in Educational Leadership
with emphasis in Higher Education and Community College – Northern Arizona
- Bachelor of Arts in Government – University of
About Troy: Troy is originally from southern California and moved to Flagstaff in July 2008. He has previously worked with Residence Life and Associated Students at the University of Redlands, and Greek Life here at Northern Arizona University for two years. Troy is in his third year as a Residence Hall Director (RHD) at Northern Arizona University. He moved to Reilly Hall in February and is looking to create positive memorable experiences for all those who live in Reilly Hall. He looks forward to a great year working with the amazingly talented Reilly RA staff and helping first year students find their place at Northern Arizona University and in the Flagstaff community. Go Lumberjacks!
Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director
Name: Devon Spaw
- Masters of Education in Counseling/Student Affairs (currently pursuing)
- Bachelors of Science – Psychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
About Devon: Devon comes to NAU from a suburb of Illinois northwest of Chicago. She is thrilled to be in a new and exciting environment and to have the chance to continue to work with students in the Residence Halls.
Name: Laughlin Potvin
Floors & Wings: 1st Floor East & 2nd Floor East
Year/ Major: Senior/ Dental Hygiene & Biology
Hometown: Payson, AZ
Why I chose NAU: Great Dental Hygiene Department and its close enough to home but I still get the freedom.
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I Love spending time with people and laughing. I want my residents feel as welcome and connected to NAU as I am!
Name: Mandy Montgomery
Floor & Wing: 2nd Floor West
Year/ Major: Sophomore/ Secondary Education in Mathematics degree with a minor is Psychology
Hometown: Prescott, AZ
Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because it has always reminded me of the small town where I am from. I love the weather, the campus, but most of all the people. Let's be real here... Lumberjacks are intimidating!!
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I'm excited to welcome and get to know all of my residents personally!
Name: Victor Ugarte
Floor & Wing: 3rd Floor East
Year/ Major: Sophomore/Forestry
Hometown: Camarillo, CA
Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because it has great Forestry and Education programs. It also has such an amazing environment and the weather is just lovely!
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I am excited to be an RA because I love helping out everyone. I am an Eagle Scout so I feel that it is my duty to help. I love making an impact in someone's life and being an RA is an easy way to do just that.
Name: Tyler Bachler
Floor & Wing: 3rd Floor West
Year/ Major: Sophomore/ accounting major with criminal justice minor
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Why I chose NAU: I really wanted to move out of Phoenix and be on my on for a while. Plus Flagstaff is an amazing place with so much stuff to do and new things to discover.
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I really want to help people to have the same experiences that I had last year and help them feel connected to NAU. I think this will be an awesome experience and I really hope that my residents have a great year.
Name: Chris Herbert
Floor & Wing: 4th Floor East
Year/ Major: Senior/ Public Relations and Aerospace Studies
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Why I chose NAU: I've wanted to live in Flagstaff since I was 10 years old. I love the weather, the environment, and the people of this small town!
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I'm excited to be an RA because this is an outstanding opportunity to mentor residents while developing myself into a stronger leader in my final year of college. I love to help people, so this is the perfect job for me!
Name: Thomas Lulay
Floor & Wing: 4th Floor West
Year/Major: Sophomore/ Forestry
Hometown: University Place, WA
Why I chose NAU: the beautiful environment/campus-home away from home
Why I'm excited to be an RA: Meeting new people/friends and making others freshmen experience awesome, just as mine has been.
Name: Allie Steinken
Floor & Wing: 5th Floor East
Year/ Major: Sophomore/ Secondary Math Education
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Why I chose NAU: I love how connected the university is with its students and just the small-town feel of Flagstaff. It's a great atmosphere to live in! Also, NAU has one of the best education programs in the nation; I knew I would be offered courses that would challenge me and help me developed into a confident and competent educator.
Why I’m excited to be an RA: No words can describe how thrilled I am to be an RA. I am incredibly excited to meet all my residents and watch them grow as the year progresses. I am looking forward to challenging myself to be the best role model, mentor, friend, and RA I can be. Here's to another great year at Reilly!
Name: Amanda Jochimsen
Floor & Wing: 5th Floor West
Year/ Major: Chemistry Major, Senior
Hometown: Glendora, CA
Why I Choose NAU: Atmosphere, great location away from home, and it was reasonably priced!
Why I am excited to be an RA: Help people
Name: Justin (Gage) Williams
Floor & Wing: 6th Floor East
Year/ Major: Junior / History major with a minor in Museum Studies
Hometown: Apache Junction, AZ
Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because I really liked what it had to offer and I also enjoyed the smaller college atmosphere that it provided. At NAU I feel like I can really connect with my peers and professors and I don’t just feel like another number at that is largely what made me choose to go here.
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I’m excited to be an RA because I really want to make a difference in the lives of NAU residents. I really enjoy helping residents find their way around the new university atmosphere and it is so fun to watch them all succeed on a day to day basis in their college careers!
Name: Duke Ayres
Floor & Wing: 6th Floor West
Year/ Major: Freshman/ Computer Science Engineering
Hometown: Flagstaff, AZ
Why I Choose NAU: I chose NAU for the great atmosphere and the friendly people that come along with it.
Why I am excited to be an RA: I am excited to become an RA because of the chance to meet new people and to help create bonds with students who will most likely be meeting the friends they will keep for the rest of their lives. The best part about the RA job is making a difference in someone's life and getting to see how a person develops over their first year of college.
Name: Kaylee Kraft
Floor & Wing: 7th Floor East
Year/ Major: Sophomore/Exercise Science
Hometown: Sitka, AK
Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because I love the mountains and the friendly atmosphere of NAU.
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I am excited to be an RA because I get to guide and lead my residents to love NAU
Name: Alex Maga
Floor & Wing: 7th Floor West
Year/ Major: Sophomore/ Electronic Media and Film
Hometown: Tucson, AZ
Why I chose NAU: I chose NAU because of its sense of community and my love for the outdoors.
Why I’m excited to be an RA: I’m can’t wait to be an RA in Reilly because of the community I’m going to be a part of. Our floor is going to be the closest, coolest floor ever!