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Central Office Staff

Torry Brouillard-Bruce

Senior Director of Student Housing and Residential Education

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Education: B.A.Ed in Elementary Education, Eastern Washington University
M.Ed. Adult and Higher Education Administration, Montana State University
Hometown: Concrete, Washington
Favorite place in the City: We are new to the city, so my wife, son, and I are still exploring.
Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, golf, exploring the city, finding new restaurants, and the Seattle Seahawks
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Deidre Smith

Associate Director for Operations and Facilities

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Education: BA & MA, University of San Francisco
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Soumya Mathew

Assistant Director of Service Operations

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Education: Bachelors in Business Management, Marketing, B.S, Menlo College
Masters in Higher Education, M.Ed, Loyola University Chicago
Graduate Certificate, Social Justice in Higher Education, Iowa State University
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Favorite Spot in the City: Embarcadero, Clement St, Union Square, and Twin Peaks
Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, hosting, going to cultural shows and festivals, playing with pups, especially pit bulls, trying new foods, cooking, being around family and friends, and finding any small reasons to celebrate!
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Candace Torrey

Assistant Director for Housing Administration

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Education: BA in Communication Studies and MA in Higher Education Leadership from University of San Diego
Hometown: San Ramon, California
Favorite place in the City: The Ferry Building
Hobbies and Interests: Exploring new restaurants, spending time with friends/family, attending musicals, running and traveling.
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nicole Garcia

Senior Housing Assignments Coordinator

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Education: University of San Francisco: BA, Business Administration, Minor in Psychology
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Favorite place in the City: Chestnut Street
Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, trying new restaurants, going to concerts, watching thriller movies
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Mel deVivar

Assistant Director of Residential Education: First Year Area

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Education: San José State University: Double Major in Advertising and Design Students, Bachelors of Arts, Minor in Asian American Studies.
San José State University: Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts. Seattle University: Student Development Administration, Masters of Education.
Hometown: Suisun City, CA
Favorite place in the City: The Mission and the Women's building
Hobbies and Interests: engaging in geek culture infused with social justice education: comic books, graphic novels, and attending cons. Travelling and eating local foods. Advocating for women’s rights and being a member of, GABRIELA San Francisco, an oversees Filipin@ grassroots organization.
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Andrea Rocha

Assistant Director, of Campus Student Services

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Education: Bowling Green State University - BA Communications, University of South Carolina - Master of Education (Student Personnel)
Hometown: Lakeville, NY
Favorite place in the City: Yoga Tree Valencia
Hobbies and Interests: Another passion besides education is fitness. I currently have a few certifications: NASM Personal Trainer & Corrective Exercise, 200 Yoga Teacher Training via Yoga Tree SF, Indoor Cycling, and TRX. I teach group classes along with a few personal clients. When I'm not at the fitness studios, I'm probably in Berkeley hanging out with my nieces and nephews or walking this amazing city.
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Office of Student Housing
UC 5th Floor
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117

Mon. - Fri.
8:30 a.m - 5 p.m.