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About Us

Meet the Team

residence life office STAFF

Steve Masse

Dean of Residence and Director of Student Life

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Klara Kovarova

Associate Dean Residence Life

Eliza Davies-Greenwald

Assistant Dean Residence Administration

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 Jessi Sidhu

Assistant Dean Residence Life

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Manda Craig

Residence Services Coordinator

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Nik Roberts -Stahlbrand

Student Life Programs Coordinator

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Jessie Torchia

Residence Life Coordinator

Lucy Chandler

Residence Life Coordinator

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Makena Zimmerman

Community Wellness Coordinator

Karen Christian

Administration and Communications Coordinator

Aisalyn Templin

Administration and Communications Assistant

On leave

Kohen McBride

Marketing & Communication Assistant

On Secondment

Kohen McBride

Marketing & Communication Assistant

On Secondment

 


2023-24 DON TEAM

Residence Dons are upper year undergraduate or graduate students who live and work in residence to offer advice and support on academic, personal, or interpersonal concerns. Dons ensure that our community standards are respected, provide campus resources as required, and work within the community to organize social and education programming for students.

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Dong

4th Floor

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Alex

5th Floor

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Nayaab 

6th Floor

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Noah

7th Floor

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Aliyaah

8th Floor

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Ben

9th Floor

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Sariah

10th Floor

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Samantha

11th Floor

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Ethan

12th Floor

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Megh

14th Floor

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Rayden

15th Floor

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Lexi

16th Floor

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Joseph

17th Floor

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Sahil

18th Floor

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Rubaina

19th Floor

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Ofure

20th Floor

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Akruthi

21st Floor

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Zainab

22nd Floor

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Steph

23rd Floor

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Delphine

24th Floor

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Jennifer

25th Floor

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Chan-Min

26/27th Floor

Faculty in Residence

Vianey Leos Barajas

2023 – 24:

Vianey Leos Barajas is an Assistant Professor, jointly-appointed between the Department of Statistical Sciences and School of the Environment at the University of Toronto. 

She is primarily interested in working in the areas of ecological statistics, time series modeling, Bayesian statistics and, more recently, spatial modeling of environmental data. She is currently a faculty affiliate at the Vector Institute and a faculty member of the Centre for Global Change Science. Collaborative projects bring her joy, so while she is formally trained in mathematics and statistics, you’ll likely find her working closely with ecologists (especially those who work with sharks) on various projects.

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Community Wellness Coordinator

The Community Wellness Coordinators coordinates and facilitate programs for all Chestnut residents so you’ll likely encounter them out and about in the community. They also work to help develop a wellness framework for the Chestnut Residence Life program and will regularly solicit feedback from the residence community on their experiences with health and wellness.

The 2023-24 Community Wellness Coordinator is Makena Zimmerman.

Opportunities

Become a Chestnut Tour Guide

The opportunity: During March Break, Chestnut Residence will offer residence tours to prospective students and their families. We are recruiting current Chestnut Residence students to be the tour guides.

The timing: Monday March 11 – Friday March 15 from 10am-2pm. (No need to be available every day! You can indicate your availability on the application form)

The pay: $16.55/hour 

The deadline: Apply by Sunday February 25, 11:59pm

How to apply: Fill in the registration form