Central Office Staff

Torry Brouillard-Bruce

Senior Director of Student Housing and Residential Education

Email: tbrouillard@usfca.edu
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

Email: smithd@usfca.edu
Education: BA & MA, University of San Francisco
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Soumya Mathew

Soumya Mathew

Assistant Director of Service Operations

Email: smathew@usfca.edu
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 TorreyPhoto of Candace

Assistant Director for Housing Administration 

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
 

Tyler Murphy

Housing Assignments Coordinator for First Year Students

Email: tamurphy@usfca.edu
Education: USF - B.A. in Politics
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Favorite place in the City: The Golden Gate Bridge/Crissy Field
Hobbies and Interests: Bike riding, hiking, swimming, reading about history, traveling, and making soups and casseroles
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Nicole GarciaNicole Garcia

Housing Assignments Coordinator for Continuing Students

Email: cngarcia@usfca.edu
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

Alvin Mangosing

Assistant Director of Residential Education: Continuing Area

Email: anmangosing@usfca.edu
Education: University of California, Davis: Human Development, Bachelors of Science, Minor in Education
University of San Francisco: Organization and Leadership, Masters of Arts
Hometown: Milpitas, CA
Favorite place in the City: Treasure Island
Hobbies and Interests: Collecting vinyl: soul, reggae and punk. Advocating for pitbulls. Training in MMA. Attending drag shows and vogue balls. Sustaining myself on a plant based diet.
Pronouns: He/His/Him

Mel deVivar

Assistant Director of Residential Education: First Year Area

Email: mdevivar@usfca.edu
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, Off Campus Student Services

Email: rochaa@usfca.edu
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

Sarah Rewers

Program Assistant for SHaRE

Email: sarewers@usfca.edu
Education: BA, English, University of San Francisco
Hometown: Tustin, California
Favorite place in the City: Cliff House/Sutro Baths Area
Hobbies and Interests: Watching "Girls," reading anything by Joan Didion, running through Golden Gate Park, Happy Hour
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers