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Housing & Residential Life
1027 Cedar St.
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.2451
fax: 509.359.6528

Hall Staff

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

    Time in the Department: Third 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/Anderson Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4443

    Time in the Department: 12 years
    Hometown:  Buffalo, NY
    Why you love your job:  I love my job because I care about people! I love that I have an opportunity to meet students where they are and assist in their success. As much as I educate I myself learn from the students that I serve. 
    Favorite Quotation: "Where I create there I am true." Rainer Maria Rilke

  • Ericka Lundeby
    Ericka Lundeby
    Residential Life Coordinator, Streeter Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4480

    Time in the Department: 4 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

  • Alex Matiash
    Alex Matiash
    Area Coordinator, Brewster Hall
    Phone: 509.359.4401

    Time in the Department: New to the department
    Hometown: Niagara Falls, NY
    Why you love your job: The residential experience is repeatedly on of the most exciting and enriching experiences for students who choose to attend a university.  I work hard to ensure that all students who live in our halls have a positive and memorable experience in which they learn how to become engaged citizens while also making friendships that last a lifetime.  
    Favorite Quotation: "We all change, when you think about it, we're all different people; all through our lives, and that's okay, that's good, you've gotta keep moving, so long as you remember all the people that you used to be."  - The 11th Doctor

  • Anna McNamara
    Anna McNamara
    Residential Life Coordinator, Morrison Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4462

    Time in the department: This is my first year as an Eagle!

    Hometown: La Vergne, TN

    Why you love your job: I love watching students try new things and being a part of the beginning years college as resident's live on campus. The movement in the residence halls and around campus are always fun to watch students get involved and interact with one another.

    Favorite quotation: Happy endings do exist. If you're not happy it's not the end. 

  • Alece Newberry
    Alece Newberry
    Residential Life Coordinator, Pearce Hall
    1027 Cedar St.
    Phone: 509.359.4433

    Time in the department: This is my second year as a professional at EWU.

    Hometown: La Crosse, WI

    Why you love your job: I love helping students persevere through the ups and downs of college life, watching them grow into capable adults that are not only actively invested in their own success but in the betterment of the community as well.

    Favorite quotation: "Immerse yourself in a life that moves you, because what you surround yourself with is what becomes your life." -Topaz

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

    Time in the Department: This is my fourth year 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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