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Office of Residential Life

Campus Center
Bldg A - Office 142
562.907.4223
562.907.4980 (fax)

Staff

With oversight for the eight residence hall facilities, co-curricular hall programming, housing assignments, and the development of related policies, the administrative staff of the Office of Residential Life is experienced in the areas of community development, programming, and campus resource information.

Assistant Directors (AD)

ADs are full-time, live-in professional staff specifically trained in all aspects of residential life, including: counseling, conflict mediation, programming, and discipline. Housed in Stauffer, Turner, and Wanberg Halls, each AD has comprehensive responsibility and oversight of a residential area housing approximately 200 students.

Joe Melendez
Joseph Melendez
Assistant Director for Programs - Stauffer/Johnson and Arbor Ridge Residence Halls
562.907.4878
jmelendez@whittier.edu
 

Tea Bogue
Tiffany "Tea" Bogue
Assistant Director of Conduct - Wanberg, Harris and Campbell Residence Halls
562.907.5385
tbogue@whittier.edu
 

Felirose Tamparong
Felirose Tamparong
Assistant Director of Operations - Turner, Ball and Wardman Residence Halls
562.907.4879
ftamparong@whittier.edu 

Resident Advisors (RA)

RAs are full-time students and paraprofessional staff members trained by the Assistant Dean of Students with assistance from the ACs. Each RA supervises a floor in all aspects of residential living. RAs are role models who serve the needs of students by providing program opportunities, developing safe and comfortable residence hall communities and helping students become acquainted with the campus, the community and its resources.

For a current list of RAs, please visit the individual residence hall webpages.

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