Meet Our Staff

The Center for Student Involvement is staffed by both student and professional staff members. Read below to learn more about us!


Professional Staff


Elizabeth Hansen

Assistant Director for Student Engagement
253-692-4813 / hansen7@uw.edu

Contact Liz for: General Center for Student Involvement Questions, Associated Students of UW Tacoma (ASUWT), Campus Event Fund (CEF), Conference and Training Fund (CTF), University Y Student Center - YMCA Parntership

Learn more about Liz!
Liz serves as the advisor to the Associated Students of the University of Washington Tacoma (ASUWT), oversees the Conference and Event Fund, and works with our partners at the YMCA to further the work being done in the University Y Student Center. Originally from the state of Maine, she has a Master’s in Higher Education and a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from the University of Maine. Liz joined the UW Tacoma family in 2014 and loves how hardworking, passionate and dedicated the students at UW Tacoma are!


Zvon Casanova

Program Assistant
253-692-4937 / zvon@uw.edu

Contact Zvon for: University Y Scheduling Availability, University Y Events Invoices, Campus Event Fund and Conference & Training Fund Reimbursements, RSO Fund Reimbursements

Learn more about Zvon!
Zvon serves as the jack-of-all-trades providing administrative support for the Center for Student Involvement. Some of his various roles include: scheduling spaces in the University Y Student Center, reconciling departmental budgets, participating in campus committees, and more. Zvon is also known for his work in multimedia producing videos, photos, and graphic design work for clients. If he’s not too busy, sometimes he’ll shoot videos with his friends and work on other multimedia side projects. Zvon graduated from the University of Washington Tacoma with a Bachelor’s in Communications.


Jeremy D. Homolka

Student Facilities Specialist
253-692-4366 / jhomolka@uw.edu

Contact Jeremy for: Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), University Y Events, UWTtickets, Center for Student Involvement Student Staff, University Y Student Center - Facilities, Dawg House Student Lounge

Learn more about Jeremy!
Jeremy is responsible for the management of the University Y Student Center (in partnership with the YMCA), the Dawg House Student Lounge, and serves as the point-of-contact for all registered student organizations (RSOs) and associated services. He supervises the student staff of the Center for Student Involvement and oversees the event management process for the University Y. Jeremy has a Master’s in College Student Personnel and Bachelor’s in Psychology, both from Western Illinois University. While originally from the suburbs of the Windy City of Chicago, Jeremy currently lives in Tacoma with his husband and their dog, Clementine.


Daniel Nash

Student Media Specialist
253-692-4813 / nashd@uw.edu

Contact Daniel for: The Ledger, Tahoma West, Husky411, Campus TV Ad Screens

Learn more about Daniel!
Daniel is responsible for the advisement and support of the staff of the university’s student publications, which include The Tacoma Ledger newspaper, and the literary journal Tahoma West. He also supervises the Department of Student Engagement’s two-person student marketing team. A member of UW Tacoma’s Class of 2009, Daniel has a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, with a concentration in Communications. Over the course of eight years, he worked as a reporter and editor for various community newspapers in King and Pierce counties, and won multiple awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. When the sweet siren song of Netflix quiets its throaty wail, Daniel spends his free time with his manuscript, his girlfriend, and his girlfriend’s dog. The cat is invited too, if it has to be.


Brittany Sanchez-Reed

Student Programs Specialist
253-692-4301 / reedb6@uw.edu

Contact Brittany for: Student Activities Board (SAB), Hendrix the Husky Mascot, Welcome Days

Learn more about Brittany!
Brittany serves as the advisor for the Student Activities Board and Hendrix the Husky. She is also responsible for the management of the Welcome Days programming. Brittany has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Aquinas College. When she’s not at UW Tacoma, you can find Brittany with her wife and pup, enjoying one of the many trails Washington has to offer.

 


Student Staff - RSOs, Marketing, and Website

 

NHU VUONG
RSO Coordinator
uwtclubs@uw.edu

RACHEL YOUNG
Marketing Assistant
si411@uw.edu

COMING SOON
Web Assistant

Student Staff - Front Desk

 

BELINDA KOH
Student Center Assistant
 

MEGAN WILSON
Student Center Assistant
 

TUYEN TRAN
Student Center Assistant

CHARISSA WONG
Student Center Assistant
 

NICK SMITH
Student Center Assistant
 

VINCENT NGUYEN
Student Center Assistant

JAMES DA
Student Center Assistant
 

RYAN NGO
Student Center Assistant

MARANDA MORTON
Student Center Assistant
 

SHOOQ ALHATHELOOL
Student Center Assistant