Jeff Bondy

Jeff Bondy

Director of Housing

In his role as the Director of Housing, he is responsible for the Residence Life Department, as well as Family & Graduate Housing. As he directs and manages the MSU Housing Enterprise, he works with the staff that delivers programs and services which enhance the academic and social success of the students living on campus. 

He received a Masters degree in Public Administration from Montana State University in May of 2000.

 

Chancey Ringer

Chancey Ringer

Senior Associate Director of Housing

James Tobin - Assistant Director

James Tobin

Associate Director of Residence Life

In his role as Associate Director of Residence life, James supervises the tasks and staff of the Central Office Administrative Staff as well as the front desk operations and the Residence Life Custodial team. He also oversees the development and implementation of the marketing efforts, assignments and applications as well as the administrative functions of the Residence Life department.

James holds a Master's degree in Counseling and Student Development from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Before serving as the Assistant Director he was a Resident Director for 5 years at MSU and worked as an Assistant Residence Life Coordinator at Kansas State University.

 

Korrin Fagenstrom

Korrin Fagenstrom

Associate Director of Residence Life

Korrin grew up in Boise, Idaho, but now claims Bozeman as home.  She graduated from Montana State University with a double major in Cell Biology & Neuroscience and Spanish Language in 2011.  She is currently finishing up her Master's degree in Public Administration here at MSU.  

Korrin is entering into her 10th year at MSU, and her sixth year as a professional staff member.  Prior to serving as an Associate Director of Residence Life, she worked as an Area Coordinator in Residence Life, in the Office of Admissions as the Assistant Director for New Student Programs, and in Residence Life as a Resident Director and the Coordinator of Staff Training and Selection.  

In her free time, Korrin loves to run and hike the trails around Bozeman, listen to live music, and spend time with her family.  She loves working on campus with students and helping them find their place.

 

 Nora Smith

Nora Smith

Assistant Director of Residential Education

Nora Smith grew up in Bozeman, and earned a B.A. in History from MSU in 1988, and graduate degrees from Harvard Divinity School (M.T.S., 1994) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Ph.D., 2004). After serving in a variety of professional positions in Academic Affairs at MSU, she's happy and proud to be back in Residence Life, where she served as Resident Director twenty years ago.  

In her free time, Nora enjoys spending time with her family and trying to improve her golf game.

 

Katie DeVore

Katie DeVore

Area Coordinator

Originally from Puyallup, Washington , Katie DeVore graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelors of Arts in History with a minor in Administrative Management. Katie has previously worked as an RA, Orientation Leader, and Residence Hall Manager. Through these various experiences she found that her passion involves working with students and residence life. Katie is excited to be at MSU and join the Bobcat family!

In her free time, Katie enjoys exploring Montana, having movie nights with friends, and playing with her new kitten.

 

Blake Stemen

Blake Stemen

Area Coordinator

Blake was raised in Fairfield, Montana and graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor's degree in Health and Human Development in 2011 and a Master's degree in Adult & Higher Education with a focus on Student Affairs in 2015.

This will be Blake's 14th year at MSU and his first as an Area Coordinator. Blake is also serving as the Coordinator of Student Leadership & Engagement. Before that, Blake worked as a student desk clerk, served on the Residence Hall Association Executive Board, and was a full-time Administrative Associate for the Residence Life office.

Blake is looking forward to working with students to make their time at MSU as memorable as his was and is excited about the upcoming year. In his spare time, Blake enjoys exploring the beauty of the Gallatin Valley, reading a good book, and relaxing with friends and colleagues.