Meet the Staff

  • Main office phone: 316-295-5500
  • Office hours 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • Resident Assistants are on duty each evening; 7 p.m. - midnight, Sunday - Thursday; 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday
  • Director of Community and Residential Development: 316-295-5568
  • Green Residence Hall Coordinator: 316-295-5407
  • Friends Village, Falcon Flats and Campus Houses Coordinator: 316-295-5508
  • Smith Apartments and Falcon Glenn Coordinator: 316-295-5224
  • Email us: reslife@friends.edu
Kelley Martin
Director of Residence Life

Kelley Martin earned her Master of Science in Education in student affairs administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She has worked previously as director of student affairs at a university in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

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Erin Fields
Residence Life Administrative Assistant

Erin Fields earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Her prior experience includes working as a financial aid advisor at a community college and most recently as the guest services manager of a hotel.

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Sarah Hatcher
Falcon Glenn, Friends Village & Houses Coordinator

Sarah Hatcher graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. While studying Psychology at Cameron, Sarah was very involved on campus, which included employment within Student Housing as a resident assistant and housing office worker. She enjoys trying new things and meeting new people, and her door is always open to students.

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Lacey Landenberger
Green Residence Hall & Falcon Flats Coordinator

Lacey Landenberger graduated from Colorado Christian University with a degree in youth ministry with an emphasis in leadership and outdoor leadership, while also working for the Residence Life department as a resident assistant. Although she loves backpacking in the Rockies, Lacey is excited to be in Kansas where she grew up. She enjoys baking cookies, being outside, watching HGTV, and hanging out with students … whether at crazy events or sipping chai tea!

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Brett McLaughlin
Residence Life Operations & LEADS Coordinator

Brett McLaughlin graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where he earned a degree in history. He enjoys hanging out with people and doing just about anything, especially if it has to do with watching Carolina sports. Brett likes to sit around and talk, and invites students to “feel free to drop by my office.” A “die-hard” Carolina fan “’til the day I die,” Brett “can’t stand Duke, but prays for all those who ‘claim’ to be fans because they don’t understand what they are really getting themselves into.”

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Gabriella Fabiano
Green Residence Hall Resident Assistant

Gabriella Fabiano is planning to double major in Zoo Science and Field Biology. She hopes to one day fulfill her dream of working with endangered wildlife and conservation around the globe. Her hometown is Chicago, Illinois and she loves spending her time working with animals, exploring new places, reading, doing artwork, theater, watching movies and hanging out with friends. She knows that Our Lord has led her to Friends University and she’s excited to see what He brings this coming year as an RA.

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John Gray
Green Residence Hall Senior Resident Assistant

John Gray is a Health Science major with a minor in Spanish.  He plans on going to optometry school and doing his practice in Miami, OK, his hometown. He wants to do medical mission work in Spanish-speaking countries as well in order to help people with eye deficiencies and share the word of God with them.  John is involved in Jazz and University Band, as well as Campus Ministries. He also enjoys his photography job for the athletic department and is thankful for the new opportunity to be an RA!

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Kyle Helberg
Green Residence Hall Resident Assistant

Kyle Helberg, from Hill City, Kansas, is involved in football, track, and cheerleading. He enjoys being involved in the theater program at Friends, playing Xbox, going antique shopping, watching movies, and playing sports.  He’s majoring in Drama and History and is looking forward to being an RA.

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Fred Koepp
Smith Apartments Resident Assistant

Fred Koepp plays soccer at Friends and is part of the Singing Quakers. He enjoys playing piano, posting on his blog and leading through service. He is a Marketing major. He encourages students to set goals and then make decisions that will lead them toward achieving those goals.

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Cameron Rhodes
Upper Class Senior Resident Assistant

Cameron Rhodes, Born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, is majoring in Psychology and Christian Spiritual Formation. In his free time he likes to run, listen to country music, watch football (especially the K-State Wildcats), and hang out with friends. He is excited for the opportunity to serve and give back to the Friends community that has given him so much.

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Danielle Thompson
Green Residence Hall Resident Assistant

Danielle Thompson was born and raised near Cincinnati, Ohio. She is majoring in both Zoo Science and Field Biology. On campus she is involved in Campus Ministries. Off campus she volunteers at the Sedgwick County Zoo, working with animals and kids! She hopes to inspire and educate people about nature and wildlife in her career. In her spare time she loves to hang out with friends while playing games, watching movies, crocheting/knitting, chatting, drinking tea, or doing fun crafts! She is excited to be an RA and see what God has in store for the future!

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Michaela Walker
Friends Village Resident Assistant

Michaela Walker was born and raised in southern California and is majoring in Health Science. She enjoys running, baking, watching movies, and hanging out with people. She is a member of the softball team, but is also involved in F.A.C.E, Health and Science Club, Concert Band and the Percussion Ensemble. She cannot wait to see what amazing adventures are in store as an RA. 

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Austin Schmidt
Residence Life and LEADS Student Office Assistant

Austin Schmidt Austin is from Hutchinson Kansas, and studies Health Science and Christian Spiritual Formation. Austin enjoys playing sports and spending time with his friends. He also serves as a Student worker for the LEADS organization at Friends.

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Rebecca Betts
Residence Life Student Office Assistant

Rebecca Betts Bec is majoring in psychology and is an international student from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Her dream was to come to America from the age of 12 and study while being part of a soccer team. She loves playing for the Friends University Women's Soccer team and participating in American events. Her goal is to finish her degree at Friends and continue her path in Australia to become a Sports Psychologist.

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Fernando Delgadillo
Residence Life Student Office Assistant

Fernando Delgadillo Fernando is from Enid, Oklahoma and is a member of the Friends University Soccer team. He is majoring in International Business. In his free time he enjoys hanging out with friends, running, and playing FIFA. He plans on traveling and meeting new people.

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Tyann Isaacs
Residence Life Student Office Assistant

Tyann Isaacs grew up on a farm near Wellington, KS and is majoring in Health Management and Psychology in hopes of becoming a Sports Psychologist. She enjoys having the opportunity to be on the volleyball and track and field teams here at Friends; they are like another family to her. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with friends, painting, working on DIY projects, reading the Bible, and baking.

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Anna Lindholm
Green Residence Hall Resident Assistant

Anna was born and raised in McPherson, KS with one brother, three dogs, numerous hamsters, and a hedgehog. She thoroughly enjoys nature walks and spending time with her amazing friends and family. Here at the beautiful school of Friends University, she is involved in theatre and choir. She is majoring in Psychology and Christian Spiritual Formation and minoring in Theatre. She is incredibly excited for the memories to come.

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Adam Bowers
Friends Village Resident Assistant

Adam Bowers, born and raised in McPherson, KS, is am Elementary Education major. He is involved with the University soccer team, lots of intramurals, choir, the occasional musical, and now Residence Life as a resident assistant! Adam enjoys doing any kind of activity, inside or outside. If you see Adam, it is likely he will be enjoying a nice tall glass of sweet tea. He hopes to make a positive impact on fellow students while enjoying the college experience!

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Samuel Camp
Falcon Glenn Resident Assistant

Sam is from Winfield, Kansas, and a member of the football and tennis teams at Friends. He is majoring in health management. He spends his time with friends playing video games, participating in different intramural activities, or just hanging out enjoying the great outdoors. He is excited for the opportunity to be an RA!

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Jasmin Belsom
Smith Apartments Resident Assistant

Jasmin is from Tatum New Mexico. She is majoring in Health and Physical Education with teaching and hopes to one day become a coach and teach a history class. She is part of the track and field team, and really enjoys running the hurdles. She loves shopping, running, adventuring and listening to music. She is looking forward to this next year as an RA.

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Kerrick Van Asselt
Green Residence Hall Resident Assistant

Kerrick loves donuts! He hails from McPherson, KS. He is currently double majoring in Theater and Christian Spiritual Formation. When not in class, Kerrick enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee or disc golf, singing in the Singing Quakers, acting on stage with the Friends U theater department and playing intramural sports. If you give Kerrick a donut, he will be your best friend forever! Kerrick is excited for the opportunity to be an RA and befriend many new people!​

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Khalid Rowe
Residence Life Student Office Assistant

Khalid Rowe is from Atlanta, Georgia, and is majoring in Physical Education/Teaching to pursue a coaching career. He plays basketball at Friends University for the men's varsity team. He enjoys movies, music, and traveling. In the future he looks forward to returning to his hometown to become a coach at his high school.

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Nicholas Franklin
Green Residence Hall Resident Assistant

Nicholas Franklin is double majoring in Field Biology and Zoo Science. He is from Tonkawa, Oklahoma. He is a member of the Friends University football team. He really enjoys playing any kind of sport. Nick tries to be involved in as many intramurals sports as possible. His hobbies include watching movies, playing games, or chilling with friends. He is so thankful for all the opportunities God has provided for him. He is ready to "Roll Falcon's Roll".

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Shelby Smith
Falcon Glenn Resident Assistant

Shelby is from Afton, Iowa, and is majoring in zoo science and field biology with a minor in psychology. She enjoys a variety of campus activities including Zoo Science Club Executive Council, tennis, and intramural softball. Her hobbies include hunting, fishing, playing sports, cooking, and anything pertaining to animals and the outdoors. She is super excited to be an RA and be a leader for those around her.

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