Meet the Staff!

Islander Housing oversees on-campus student housing at Miramar and Momentum Village to create an outstanding residential experience for Islanders. 

Islander Housing Staff

Contact us for assistance or questions related to Islander Housing!

John Lauer

John Lauer

Executive Director of Islander Housing
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Janine Smith

Janine Smith

Director for Administration and Operations
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Desiree Hofstetter

Desiree Hofstetter

Associate Director for Business & Finance for Islander Housing
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Laura Glasgow

Laura Glasgow

Assistant Director, Residence Life
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Dennis Longoria

Dennis Longoria

Superintendent of Maintenance
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Alicia Barnes

Residence Life Coordinator
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Thato Simoyi

Residence Life Coordinator
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Julie Light

Julie Light

Operations Coordinator
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Miguel Padron

Operations Coordinator
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Gabriella Slaymaker

Gabriella Slaymaker

Operations Coordinator
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Kayleigh Garcia

Kayleigh Garcia 

Business Coordinator
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Kandy Ortega

Kandy Ortega 

Business Coordinator
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Karolina Carrasco

Karolina Carrasco

Assignments Coordinator
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Catherine Henke

Communications Specialist
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Angelina Wright

Executive Administrative Associate
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Katelyn Morin

Katelyn Morin

Administrative Associate
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Marilyn Martinez

Administrative Associate
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Mission: 

Islander Housing promotes holistic student success by providing excellent on-campus housing accommodations, impactful student engagement, and developmental student support.