Meet the Staff!

Islander Housing, in partnership with The Divisions of Student Engagement and Success and with Finance and Administration, oversees on-campus student housing at Miramar and Momentum Village. Both Divisions work with the housing management team, American Campus Communities, to create an outstanding residential experience for Islanders. 

Islander Housing Staff

Contact us for assistance or questions related to Islander Housing!

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Casey Waites 

Residence Life Coordinator, Apartments 
Miramar 
Phone: (361) 825-5000 
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Autumn Lange 

Residence Life Coordinator, Residence Halls 
Miramar 
Phone: (361) 825-500 
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Felix Wharton 

Assistant General Manager 
Miramar 
Phone: (361) 825-5000 
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Lana Jones 

Associate General Manager 
Miramar 
Phone: (361) 825-5000 
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Gordon Danchak 

Residence Life Coordinator
Momentum Village 
Phone: (361) 825-6200 
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Apefa Cooper 

Assistant General Manager 
Momentum Village 
Phone: (361) 825-6200 
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Amanda Yarger 

Associate General Manager 
Momentum Village 
Phone: (361) 825-6200 
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Manuel Vela 

General Manager 
Islander Housing 
Phone: (361) 825-5000 

Amanda Morales

Director of Residence Life 
Islander Housing
(361) 825-6290

Mission: 

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