Meet the Staff!
Danielle Weaver, Director of Housing & Residence Life
Hailing from Jamestown, NY Danielle recently began her tenure at Daemen in November of 2014. Danielle returns to Buffalo after serving as an Area Coordinator and then Assistant Director of Residence Life at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Most recently she served as the Associate Director of Residence Life at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Danielle earned her B.A. from St. Lawrence University and Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration from Buffalo State College.
In her role, Danielle oversees all of Daemen’s housing operations and residential programs.
Danielle is a member of the American College Personnel Association, the St. Lawrence University Alumni Council and St. Lawrence University Young Alumni Committee.
Jill Cole, Associate Director for Residential Education
Jill first came to Daemen College in 2012 as the Resident Coordinator for Residence Life. She was then appointed into the Assistant Director role in May of 2013, Interim Director of Housing & Residence Life in May of 2014 and now serves as the Associate Director. Jill graduated with her BS in Environmental Economics from SUNY Cortland and is pursuing her Ed.M in Higher Education Administration and Adult Learning at Post University.
As Associate Director, Jill will have a strong focus on wellness education and coordinating the student conduct program. She will also assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of the Resident Coordinators and Resident Assistant staff. Her involvement in the greater Daemen community has included presentation of LEADs Leadership Workshops, assisting with Orientation, club moderator of the PRIDE Alliance and member of an array of committees throughout campus.
In her free time, Jill enjoys being active in the Buffalo community and spending time with her family, friends, and cat Billy. She is a Buffalo Bills season ticket holder and active member in the Buffalo community.
Jerrell Mason, Resident Coordinator for Residence Life
Jerrell Mason has recently come to Daemen College as the Resident Coordinator for Residence Life. He will be joining us for the summer along with the 2014-2015 academic year. Jerrell is a second year graduate student at SUNY Buffalo State in the Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs program. Jerrell graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from Hilbert College.
As the Resident Coordinator, Jerrell will oversee RA training and the recruitment process along with serving as a conduct officer. Jerrell will also be assisting with summer tasks including housing placements for new students and orientation. He is a live in profession, which means he resides on campus to be a resource for the Resident Assistants an assist with student safety and satisfaction.
In Jerrell’s free time, he takes pride in being active in the Buffalo community. He volunteers at Bennett High School as a mentor and motivational speaker, enjoys singing and hanging out with friends. Jerrell is excited to work at Daemen and create a fun and welcoming community for students.
Caitlin Kubala, Residence Coordinator for Housing & Operations
Caitlin Kubala has recently joined Daemen College Residence Life as the Resident Coordinator for Housing and Operations for the 2014-2015 academic year. Caitlin is a second year graduate student at the University at Buffalo. She is studying Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Student Affairs Administration. Caitlin received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science from the University at Buffalo.
As a Resident Coordinator, she will oversee the housing assignment process, act as a conduct officer, and address student housing and maintenance concerns. Caitlin will also co-supervise the Daemen RA staff with the Resident Coordinator for Residence Life. Caitlin is a live-in professional who serves as part of the on-call duty rotation.
In her free time Caitlin enjoys exploring the Buffalo region, attending concerts, and spending time with family and friends. She is also active in community service throughout the fellow staff members to support student needs and to provide positive area. She is excited to be a part of the Daemen community and work closely residential experiences for Daemen students.
Resident Assistants (RAs) are responsible for establishing a comfortable rapport with each student in the hall or on the floor. This includes being aware of the personal and academic needs of each individual student. Through programming and community development, the RAs promote an atmosphere conducive to studying and personal growth. In addition the RAs are a main resource for students at Daemen. As a resource, RAs assist both residents and parents in acclimating to Daemen's campus, answer questions on a wide variety of topics, and refer students to other departments as needed. To learn more about our RAs, please click the specific location for mini bios.