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IACURH 2011
Meet the Rough Riders

The staff for IACURH 2011, the Rough Riders, are working hard to make sure that this conference will be the best it can be. So read through the descriptions and get to know them a bit.

Conference Chair

Sheriff - Branden Hayes

Conference Chair
Hey IACURH!!! Well now my name is Branden and I am starting my fifth year at UW and well I will be here a few more in order to finish my degrees in Energy Resource Science and Environment and Natural Resources. I have been a part of UWs RHA and IACURH during the past four years and have really enjoyed every part of it. I have also had the pleasure of being the IACURH 2011 Conference Chair and have been putting every spare second into making sure it will be the best conference any one of you have every attended. So can I hear a GO POKES!!
307-314-9624 | iacurhconferencechair@nacurh.org
Finance Chair

Banker - Drew Hauser

Finance Chair
Hey IACURH! My name is Drew Hauser and I am a Wyomingite through and through. I was born and raised in Jackson Hole, WY and now go to school in beautiful Laramie, WY. I am working on my Bachelors of Science in Mathematics with a minor in Finance and Honors Program. I am starting my victory lap here at UW and am excited about being an RA in the newly remodeled Downey Hall. With finance coursing through my blood, it seemed appropriate that I am the Finance Chair for IACURH 2011. I have been working very hard trying to make this conference as affordable as possible so everyone can travel to Wyoming and experience the true beauty of the American West.
307-690-7352 | ahauser1@uwyo.edu
RBD Liaison and Communications Team Leader

Marshall - Jake Calzavara

RBD Liaison and Communications Team Leader
Oh hey IACURH! My name is Jake and I'm from Littleton, Colorado. I'm currently a junior in the University of Wyoming's "Brand New!" College of Business, studying Business Marketing. As RBD Liaison I will provide, by whatever means necessary, a line of communication between the Conference Staff and the Regional Board of Directors. Through my efforts I hope to keep the Conference Staff's efforts transparent and open for questions. I am also the lead for the Communications team and work hard to keep all of you informed about what is going on by means of the IACURH Newsletter, Facebook group and Twitter. A fun fact about myself is that I love pistachio flavored pudding. I'm incredibly excited to see you all at IACURH 2011 here at the University of Wyoming. Go Pokes!!!
| jcalzava@uwyo.edu
Administration Team - Sponsorship and Dining

Posse - Kaila Mills

Administration Team - Sponsorship and Dining
Hey Y’all! My name is Kaila and I am a sophomore here at the University of Wyoming. I grew up in Aurora, Colorado. I am a double major in Theater with a Musical Theater Concentration and Secondary Education with a English Focus. I currently hold the position of Director of Public Relations for RHA and I am also the Sponsorship Chair for IACURH 2011! I am so excited for IACURH this year; it is going to be a great experience. So saddle em’ up and get ready to head out to the Wild West! See Y’all in November!
| kmills7@uwyo.edu
Administration Team - Registration

Posse - Austin Wood

Administration Team - Registration
Howdy everyone, I am extremely exited to be apart of IACURH 2011. I hope that y'all will enjoy everything that we have worked so hard to accomplish. I can't wait to see you in November.
| awood11@uwyo.edu
Administration Team - Facilities

Posse - Natalie Basolo

Administration Team - Facilities
Yeehaw IACURH!! My name is Natalie and I have had the privilege of living in the beautiful state of Wyoming for most of my life. I am now in my second year as a Cowboy (or Cowgirl as the case may be) at the University of Wyoming where I currently am undeclared but considering declaring a business major in the near future. My days are kept busy by being an active member in RHA and as a member of the UW drumlin. I am currently the head of Facilities for IACURH 2011, and know the great potentials that the University of Wyoming, as well as the city of Laramie, hold. So make sure your saddle is on tight, your boots are shined, hold on to your hats, and get ready for IACURH 2011 at the University of Wyoming.
| nbasolo@uwyo.edu
Administration Team - Transportation

Posse - Jeff Krissek

Administration Team - Transportation
Howdy y'all! My name is Jeff and I am a junior at the great University of Wyoming! I am majoring in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management. But when I grow up I want to be a Pirate! I have been serving on both the Programming and Administration Teams helping with events and transportation. Attending the IACURH 2010 Conference was an amazing experience and I am so excited to get the chance to host such a great event. I cannot wait to see you all in November!! Go Cowboys!
| jkrissek@uwyo.edu
Programming Team

Posse - Katie Volz

Programming Team
Hey IACURH 2010! My name is Katie Volz and I am a sophomore studying nursing. I am the current the Director of Business Administration for RHA. I have been recently working with the Programming Team as we plan to host the 2011 IACURH Conference. I hope to see you all here in Laramie for a great Wild West time.
| kvolz@uwyo.edu
Programming Team

Posse - Chelsea Downey

Programming Team
Hola! Chelsea Downey here. I am currently in my second year as an RA in McIntyre Hall. This is my third year at UW and I am majoring in Communication. I have really enjoyed my two years here at UW and am ready for the next two. That being said I have been working really hard on the Programming Team for IACURH 2011 to make sure that everything is going to be running great and on time. I am really looking forward to seeing you all here at UW in November!
| cdowney4@uwyo.edu
Programming Team

Posse - Kia Murdock

Programming Team
Hey! Kia here, and I am a relatively new Wyomingite, having migrated from Idaho to attend the University of Wyoming. I am double major Anthropology and International Studies, with a French minor. I joined RHA in hopes of contributing to the betterment of the Resident Life community and I have loved every minute of it, now becoming the Director of Sustainability on the Exec team. I am so psyched for IACURH this year, and have been working with the Programming Team. I am looking forward to meeting other students with similar goals, and excited to implement terrific new programs and ideas here at UW. Go Pokes!
| kmurdock@uwyo.edu
Programming Team

Posse - Emily Ulmer

Programming Team

| eulmer@uwyo.edu
Programming Team

Posse - Miguel Arambula

Programming Team
Hola IACURH, my name is Miguel Arambula. I am a sophomore here at the University of Wyoming of Wyoming and majoring in Computer Engineering. I am on the Programming Committee and ready for November to come. So excited to meet people you are as crazy about Resident Hall Association as me, I enjoy making things better not for just me but for the people I interact with. See y’all in November. YEEEEEHAW.
| marambul@uwyo.edu
Communications Team

Posse - Joel Defebaugh

Communications Team
Howdy IACURH! Joel Defebaugh here. I am proud to say I’m a born and raised Wyomingite. Love the Wild West and the Cowboy spirit. I am so pleased to know that the University of Wyoming is hosting IACURH 2011 this fall! I am a second year RA here on campus and love my job. Studying Political Science, I am also a Senator in ASUW Student Government. Getting involved is my game; helping to enhance the campus experience is my aim. Welcome to the gorgeous landscape of Wyoming, hope it fills you with spirit of adventure, saddle up, we have plenty of Poke Pride to share and celebrate with you!
| jdefebau@uwyo.edu
Communications Team

Posse - Molly Sullivan

Communications Team
Howdy all! My name is Molly from Riverton, WY and I am senior Humanities and Fine Arts major with an emphasis in Drawing and a minor in Anthropology and am now starting my fifth year victory lap. I am currently the Assistant Hall Director of Downey Hall and I'll be one of the Rough Riders, helping coordinate volunteers to ensure that your time at IACURH '11 runs smoothly. So head 'em up, move 'em out and I'll see y'all in November!
| msulli20@uwyo.edu
UW RHA NCC

Posse - Lacy Hooker

UW RHA NCC
Howdy IACURH! My name is Lacy, and I hail from Encampment, Wyoming. I am a junior here in my third year at the University of Wyoming, majoring in Anthropology with a Professional Writing minor. I have been working with the Programming team but as the NCC for UW I am going to really focus on having a great Wyoming Delegation at the conference as well. While working with the Programming Team it is my hope that the IACURH 2011 conference will be filled with great programs, and that all attending will return to their schools with fresh ideas to improve their residents' living experience. I cannot wait to greet you all with a howdy and a handshake at IACURH 2011 here at the University of Wyoming!
| lhooker1@uwyo.edu
Conference Advisor

Mayor - Becky Adair

Conference Advisor
I get the pleasure of being the Advisor for IACURH 2011. I’m originally from Texas A&M, but got to Wyoming as quickly as I could (2006). In my "spare time" I am working on my master’s in adult learning and a certificate in StrengthsQuest. I’ve had the privilege of being RHA Advisor since I arrived in the summer of 2006, and it’s one of the best parts of my job! In the Fall of 2010 I was the chair of the annual regional RA conference, RAppin’, and learned a LOT doing that! Even more than we learned when we hosted No Frills in 2008! I am so excited to see all of you at UW in November.
307-766-3577 | radair1@uwyo.edu

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