Meet Your RHA Officers
Major: Music Education with Voice Emphasis
Marissa is a fifth-year Music Education major with a vocal emphasis. She started in Nye's Leadership Council as the Recognition Representative and has since served as the RHA Recognition Director (2014-2015) and the RHA President (2015-present). Marissa's passion is serving students, and particularly the on-campus residents. In her spare time, Marissa enjoys crocheting and doing jigsaw puzzles.
RHA Vice President
Major: Secondary Education with Social Studies Emphasis
Jason is currently a sophomore Secondary Education major with an emphasis on Social Studies. He got involved with RHA and Res Life last year when he joined Argenta's Leadership Council. Jason's main goal for next year is to make sure all of the residence have the best time possible! He currently lives in Canada Hall and could be found in the pit when he isn't in the RHA office. If you see him, don't hesitate to say hi and talk!
RHA Marketing Director
Majors: Strategic Communications Journalism / English Writing
Minor: Chinese Studies
Daniel, on his sophomore year, double-majors in Strategic Communications Journalism and English Writing; and he minors in Chinese Studies! Super-involved on campus, he also mentors in the Honors Program, sings choir at the Newman Center, and loves Circle K International, the world's largest student-led service organization. He joined RHA as a freshman speaking up for residents of White Pine Hall before its fall; he continued on Outreach Board for Juniper Hall. When he isn't studying, working, or volunteering, he loves art, photography, hiking, writing, vlogging, and meeting people just like you!
Zachary (Zach) Black
RHA Finance Director
Major: Secondary Education Major with English Emphasis
Zach is currently a sophomore Secondary Education major with an emphasis in English and a minor in French. He plans to be a high school English teacher in the future. His passions are reading, writing, and finding new shows to binge watch. If he's not reading for school, you'll find him reading for fun instead. Spotify playlists are his life, but 8tracks have better ones sometimes. Oh he also love scary movies, they're the best. Zach got involved with RHA through the Juniper Leadership Council as their Treasurer.
RHA Events Director
Major: International Affairs Major
Ashley is currently an International Affairs major in her sophomore year. She is a child at heart – she loves every Disney movie, bubbles, and jumping in the rain. You can most often find her curled up with a book (a coloring book). Ashley got involved as the Nye Hall co-Vice President, and RHA has been her life ever since!
RHA Recognition Director
Major: Elementary Education
Kayla is currently a sophomore majoring in Elementary Education. She loves spending time on the quad while enjoying the great atmosphere the University of Nevada offers. She loves Pop Punk music (all music in general), TV (current favorite show is Bojack Horseman), being outdoors and honestly anything in-between. She loves meeting new people, so if you ever see her around don't be afraid to say hi! Kayla first was involved on the Nye Leadership Council as the Events Representative.
RHA Resource Center Manager
Kestra is currently a sophomore Biology Major. She is a native Nevadan, raised in the small city of Fernley just outside of Reno. She has a passion for science and working with children. She hopes to combine both of her passions and become a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon after her time here at Nevada. She loves her pets, family, and binge watching TV shows. Kestra started out as the Secretary for the Juniper Hall Leadership Council.
Coordinator of Student Leadership & Activities
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Colgate University:
- Major: Educational Studies
- Minor: Writing & Rhetoric
Masters in Education (Ed.M), Rutgers University - New Brunswick:
- Emphasis: College Student Affairs
Hello and welcome to RHA! Darius is the advisor for the RHA Executive Board. As advisor, he directly advises the board and serves as a resource for all Leadership Councils within the residence halls. He completed his Bachelors of Arts at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. He also received his Master of Education with an emphasis in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University - New Brunswick in New Brunswick, NJ. If you're looking to be part of RHA or a hall Leadership Council, feel free to contact him. Whenever he is around in his office, stop on in to chat!