Troy Melendez

 Troy A. Melendez, Ph.D. Areas of expertise: Student Development and Academic Success programming; development and training for peer and staff mentoring; masculinity and men’s risk management issues; pro-social bystander intervention training; academic planning and goal setting; values-based leadership development; diversity and equity programming and training; program assessment, evaluation and establishing learning outcomes.  Dr. Troy Melendez[…]

Melissa Giles

Melissa Giles Areas of expertise:  Residence life, social justice/oppression reduction education, learning outcomes and assessment, organizational change and restructuring, conflict mediation, mental health counseling and crisis management in higher education; building student and academic affairs partnerships Melissa Giles is currently the Associate Director for Residential Life at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). She brings over[…]

Kathleen Baker

Kathleen Baker Areas of expertise: learning communities, private-public partnerships, restructuring, work/life balance, team development Kathleen (Kathi) Baker has worked in the field of student housing for 25 years. She has held positions with a variety of responsibilities, with eight years of experience at the Director or General Manager level. She currently works as Director of[…]

Neil Calfee

  Neil Calfee Areas of expertise:  Public/Private Partnerships (P3); Request for Proposals (RFP); Contract Negotiation; Document Review; Town & Gown; Financial Analysis & Modeling; and Project Feasibility Analysis. For nearly two decades, Neil Calfee has demonstrated expertise and experience in the cultivation and management of complex development projects, involving partnerships between one or more government[…]

Jason Sininger

  Jason Sininger  Areas of expertise:  Recognizing Styles of Conflict, Identifying Leadership Personalities, Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Issues, Surviving as a Victim of A Hate Crime, Diversity, Conduct Board Training, Academic Integrity Programming, Motivation and Residence Life Topics. Jason Sininger is a Student Affairs Professional with over 10 years experience of working specifically within areas[…]

Douglas Geiger

  Douglas Geiger, Ph.D. Areas of expertise:  Residence life, business operations, student conduct, student engagement and activities, diversity and inclusion, and Greek life. Dr. Douglas Geiger has worked as a senior administrator in higher education for the past 25 years.  He currently works at The University of Chicago as the Director of Student Affairs at[…]

Pam Boersig

  Pam Boersig Areas of expertise:  Assessment; staff training and supervision; legal and policy issues within higher education; policy development; student engagement; program development including new initiatives and advising within a student development model. Pam Boersig brings over thirty years of student affairs work including seven years as the Dean of Student Affairs at the[…]

Michael Coakley

Michael Coakley Areas of expertise: Third party partnerships; programming and conceptual design of student life facilities; residential life; occupancy management; Greek affairs; leadership development; and interface with the higher education marketplace. Michael Coakley is the President and CEO of Coakley and Colleagues, Inc., a consulting firm focused on higher education, particularly in the programming, design, and management of[…]