Meet Our Staff

Roberto Renteria, Program Coordinator, New Student Initiatives

Roberto Renteria

Cairn Lindloff, Assistant Dean of Students, New Student Initiatives

Cairn Lindloff

Orientation Staff

Alexis Duenas

Alexis Duenas

Major: Biology and Spanish
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: San Ramon, California
My Advice to New Students: Be yourself and everything else will fall into place!
Cultural Background: Mexican, Costa Rican
Languages: English, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Trio Scholars
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Anthony Martinez

Anthony Martinez

Major: Political Science and International Relations
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Las vegas, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Use the gym, you pay for it!
Cultural Background: Mexican, Cuban
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, ASUN Senate, RHA
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Ashley Butler

Ashley Butler

Major: Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Elk Grove, California
My Advice to New Students: Actually read your very expensive textbooks!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: College Republican Club
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Austin Lensch

Austin Lesnch

Major: Secondary Education
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Sparks, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Prepare to get out of your comfort zone! The second you push yourself to get involved is when your true college experience will begin!
Cultural Background: German
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, ASUN Programming
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Brian Lamson

Brian Lamson

Major: Nursing
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Antelope, California
My Advice to New Students: Take the time to appreciate the struggles and fun times in your freshman year!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Derek Bussman

Derek Bussman

Major: Psychology
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Students who get involved in clubs or student government are more likely to graduate
Cultural Background: Americanized European
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, ASUN Senate
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Diarra Morgan

Diarra Morgan

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Put yourself out there and don't think you're too good for studying
Cultural Background: African American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Emily Ibarra

Emily Ibarra

Major: Psychology
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Sparks, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Try new things even if it may seem scary.
Cultural Background: Mexican
Languages: English, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Greek Life
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Gabi Lew

Gabi Lew

Major: Business Management
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Sparks, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Take care of yourself! Of course you need to do well in school... but don't forget to eat healthy, go on adventures, and make time for the people you care about.
Cultural Background: Cuban, Chinese
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: ASUN Programming
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Grant George

Grant George

Major: Kinesiology
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Henderson, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Be open to new things!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, JCSU Employee
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Isabella Gonzalez

Isabella Gonzalez

Major: Biology
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Reno, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Get involved! It's not what you know, it's how you know and who knows you!
Cultural Background: Peruvian and White
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Nevada Glee Club
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jerry Milabu

Jerry Milabu

Major: Community Health Sciences-Public Health
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Brentwood, California
My Advice to New Students: Enjoy College
Cultural Background: African American
Languages: French; English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, Intramural Sports, E.L. Weigand Employee
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Josh Pike

Josh Pike

Major: Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Work hard play harder
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Wolf Pack Radio
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Jot Singh

jot Singh

Major: French and International Relations
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
My Advice to New Students: Don't count the days, make the days count.
Cultural Background: Punjabi
Languages: English; Punjabi; French
Campus Involvement: French Club, Swing Dance Club, Greek Life
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Marisa Del Turco

Marisa Del Turco

Major: Political Science
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
My Advice to New Students: Actually use all campus resources!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, Love Your Melon
Pronouns: She/Her/hers

Maryana Shamoun

Maryana Shamoun

Major: Accounting
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Take advantage of every opportunity.
Cultural Background: Iraqi
Languages: English; Arabic
Campus Involvement: Greek Life; Intramural Sports
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Miranda Powell

Miranda Powell

Major: Journalism
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Elko, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Get out of your comfort box!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nicole Arenovski

Nicole Arenovski

Major: Marketing
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
My Advice to New Students: To use the math, writing, and tutoring center right when you don't understand something and not after failing a test!
Cultural Background: Pacific Islander and American
Languages: English, Minimal Chinese
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, FSL Executive Officer
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nicole Flangas

Nicole Flangas

Major: Political Science and International Affairs
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Reno, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Freshman year is what you make it - it can be the best year of your life if you have the right attitude and motivation.
Cultural Background: Multi-Cultural
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: ASUN Senate
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nikolas Burton

Nikolas Burton

Major: Business Information Systems
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, California
My Advice to New Students: Get involved on campus early on! Your time here at the University will fly by.
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek life, Cyber Security Club, JCSU Employee
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Ohidul Mojumder

Ohidul Mojumder

Major: Physics
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Reno, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Start a conversation with a random person.
Cultural Background: Bengali
Languages: English; Bengali
Campus Involvement:
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Paulina Ramirez Hernandez

Paulina Ramirez Hernandez

Major: Criminal Justice and Political Science
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Sparks, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Regarding of how intimidating the campus may seem, there is a group of students you will fit in with despite the person you may be. So don't be afraid to put yourself out there and get involved on campus. Live your college experience to the fullest.
Cultural Background: Mexican
Languages: English, Spanish, French, ASL
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, Latin Dance Club, First in the Pack
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Rebecca Dieterich

Rebecca Dieterich

Major: Human Development and Family Studies
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Utilize/know all the resources available to you so you can use them when needed
Cultural Background: German
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Plant Club, Nevada Student Ambassadors
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Royce Hightower

Royce Hightower

Major: Secondary Education
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Fort Collins, Colorado
My Advice to New Students: Put yourself out there, get involved as soon as possible, and plan for the future
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life; intramural sports
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Major: International Business and Spanish
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Napa, California
My Advice to New Students: Be yourself and try new things!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: 
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Will Schab

Will Schab

Major: Social Work
Year in School: Sophomore
Hometown: Roseville, California
My Advice to New Students: Get involved with organizations and clubs on campus!
Cultural Background: American
Languages: English
Campus Involvement: Greek Life
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Orientation Leadership Interns

Arezo Amerzada

Arezo Amerzada

Major: Human Development and Family Studies
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Union City, California
My Advice to New Students: Take the first step and say hi to new people, they're just as scared as you are
Cultural Background: Afghani
Languages: English, Farsi, Conversational Spanish
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, FSL Executive Officer, iLeadNevada
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Arilene Pelayo

Arilene Pelayo

Major: Psychology and Sociology
Year in School: Senior
Hometown: Sparks, Nevada
My Advice to New Students: Just go out and try things; even when you fail, you gain an experience
Cultural Background: Mexican
Languages: English, Spanish
Campus Involvements: Greek Life
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers