Hall Staff

  • Bilal Badruddin
    Bilal Badruddin
    Residential Life Coordinator, Streeter Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4480

    Time in the Department: This is my first year being a part of the Housing and Residential Life staff here at Eastern Washington University. Prior to moving to Cheney, I was the Advisor for Greek Life at Northeastern Illinois University.
    Hometown: Cranford, NJ.
    Why you love your job: I love my job as a Residence Life Coordinator, because I entered the Student Affairs profession to be able to support students and make a positive impact on a student’s collegiate career and Residence Life allows me to connect with a greater number of students.
    Favorite Quotation: “The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese” – Unknown

  • Amber Baumgarten
    Amber Baumgarten
    Residential Life Coordinator, Louise Anderson Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4491

    Time in the Department: First year
    Hometown: Naches, WA
    Why you love your job:  I love the energy surrounding an on-campus living experience! From the people, classroom connections, campus programs, athletic events and engaged community, I enjoy the opportunity to help our students strengthen their roots here at E.W.U.
    Favorite Quotation: "May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds." -Edward Abbey

  • Jocelyn Bjornstad
    Jocelyn Bjornstad
    Residential Life Coordinator, Dressler Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4418

    Time in the Department: First year
    Hometown: Missoula, MT
    Why you love your job: I love being part of the day to day life of college students.  Living in Residence Halls is an exciting and busy time and I love that I get to work with students to create memories! 
    Favorite Quotation: Faith is believing that when you come to the edge of everything you know and are about to step out into the darkness one of two things will happen...there will be something to step onto or you will be taught how to fly.

  • Shantell Jackson
    Shantell Jackson
    Area Coordinator, Dryden Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4443

    Time in the Department: 8 ½ years
    Hometown:  Buffalo, NY
    Why you love your job:  I enjoy working in Housing and Residential Life because we get to work with students on a more personal level, we watch them grow and develop. It is awesome to play a role in the lives of our students and impart things to them, not only that but I have learned so much from the students I serve.
    Favorite Quotation: "Good Better Best never let it rest, until my good becomes my better and my better becomes my best."

  • Rudy Lindmair
    Rudy Lindmair
    Residential Life Coordinator, Morrison Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4462

    Time in the Department: First year
    Hometown:  Mukwonago, WI
    Why you love your job:  I enjoy working with college students and the energy they bring to programs and game day.  
    Favorite Quotation: "The world is a book, and those who don't travel read only one page" St. Augustine

  • Ericka Lundeby
    Ericka Lundeby
    Residential Life Coordinator, Brewster Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4401

    Time in the Department: 3 years as a professional and 4 years as a student. Graduated in 2008 from EWU.
    Hometown:  Pasco, WA
    Why you love your job:  I enjoy working for Housing and Residential Life because we get to meet so many students from all over. 
    Favorite Quotation: Dream as if you'll Live Forever, Live as if you'll Die Today - James Dean

  • Gina Ondercin, PhD
    Gina Ondercin, PhD
    Area Coordinator, snyamncut
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.7864

    Time in the Department: At EWU for a year and a half (in higher education for approximately 15 years)
    Hometown:  Holland, Michigan
    Why you love your job:  I enjoy seeing students grow and mature during their college experience. I enjoy working for Housing because I have direct contact with students and have the opportunity to continue to grow as a professional. 
    Favorite Quotation: "If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down." - Mary Pickford

  • Brock Sieb
    Brock Sieb
    Residential Life Coordinator, Pearce Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4433

    Time in the Department: This is my first year as a professional at Eastern.
    Hometown: Monroe, MI
    Why you love your job: Being able to help students and learn about the ever-evolving issues facing society.
    Favorite Quotation: "You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one." –James A. Froude

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