Jason Langston is the Director of the Department of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus. He is a native of Peoria, AZ. After completing his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (Pre-Health Emphasis) from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Langston decided it was time for a change in career paths. He moved to Blacksburg, Virginia where he completed his Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Virginia Tech. Langston returned to Arizona to begin his career at Embry-Riddle Prescott in 2006 as a Residence Director. Langston left the University briefly, yet Prescott’s rolling hills called him back, returning as an Associate Director of Student Life in 2012, thus leading to his current role as Director of Housing and Residence Life.
Langston is an expert at developing departmental vision, and shares his leadership skill through national student development organizations. He is a member of American College Personnel Association (ACPA); Association of College & University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I); NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education; and Association of Intermountain Housing Officers (AIMHO).
He currently resides in Prescott Valley with his wife Shar, his daughters Olivia and Maryanne, and his son, James.
Jason can be contacted at Jason.Langston@erau.edu
Fun fact: Langston is an Eagle Scout and advisor for Sigma Theta Gamma fraternity.
Justin Munz is the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the Department of Housing and Residence Life. A native of Emporium, PA, Munz holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Thiel College, and a Master of Science in Education degree in Counseling with a specialization in Student Affairs and Leadership from Youngstown State University. Before coming to ERAU, Munz worked in Housing and Residence Life at Youngstown State in Youngstown, OH and at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV. He is an active member of NASPA- Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and the Association of College & University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I).
Fun Fact: Munz is a proud brother of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, enjoys trying new foods and spending time outdoors.
Deborah L. Williams is the Administrative Assistant of the Department of Housing and Residence Life. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Williams lived in California for a number of years before completing the Paralegal program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Prior to coming to Embry-Riddle, she was a paralegal for eleven years. Williams plays a vital role in housing, as she is responsible for managing all of the room assignments for first year students, transfers and returning students after the room selection process concludes.
Williams has two teenage daughters, Montana and Morgan, and an adult son, Scott.
She can be contacted at email@example.com.
Fun fact: Williams goes by “Debbie” in the office, and enjoys camping and being outdoors.
DJ Escobar is an Area Coordinator in the Department of Housing and Residence Life. Originally from San Leandro California, DJ completed his B.A. in integrated media at California State University, Monterey Bay, and recently just completed his M.S. in Higher Post-Secondary Education at Syracuse University.
He can be contacted at ESCOBAD4@erau.edu.
Christina Knowlton is an Area Coordinator in the Department of Housing and Residence Life. A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Knowlton holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a Masters of Arts in Higher Education/Students Personnel form the University of Mississippi. While at the University of Mississippi, Knowlton was the Graduate Community Director for International Students and the Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership.
She can be contacted at Knowltc1@erau.edu.
Annika Howell is an Area Coordinator in the Department of Housing and Residence Life. She is originally from Yucaipa, California and has a degree in Aerospace Engineering with a focus in Astronautics from Embry-Riddle. Annika has worked with the department as a Resident Assistant and Desk worker since 2014.
She can be contacted at Annika.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fun fact: Annika enjoys being outdoors and dancing.