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, Samantha, and his son, James.
Jason can be contacted at Jason.Langston@erau.edu
Fun fact: Langston is an Eagle Scout.
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).
Justin can be contacted at Justin.Munz@erau.edu
Fun Fact: Munz is a proud brother of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, enjoys trying new foods and spending time outdoors.
Andy is the Assistant Director of Housing Operations in the Department of Housing and Residence life. Originally, from New Jersey, Andy has spent the last twenty-five years on the left side of the country. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Women’s Studies Ramapo College of New Jersey, he went south to the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley of Virginia where he received a M.Ed. in College Student Personnel from James Madison University. Andy has worked at a variety of Colleges both large and small, private and public. This Andy’s second time at ERAU working as a Residence Director in 2000 and 2001.
Aslaksen lives with his wife in Prescott and is occasionally visited by his Sun Devil daughter.
Andy can be contacted at email@example.com
Fun Fact: Aslaksen met his wife in Prescott and held their wedding on the courthouse square.
Deborah L. Williams is the Housing Corrdinator for 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun fact: Williams goes by “Debbie” in the office, and enjoys camping and being outdoors.
Wendi Geissel is the Office Assistant in the Department of Housing and Residence Life. After working as an elementary school teacher for 32 years, she is enjoying the opportunity to continue working in an educational setting as office support. She is an Arizona native with a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s in Education from Arizona State.
She can be contacted at GEISSELW@erau.edu
Beth Bolinger is an Area Coordinator in the Department of Housing and Residence Life. She grew up in Lucasville, OH, but moved to Indiana where she obtained a BA in Music at Indiana Wesleyan University. After graduating, she spent two years teaching English as a second language in Busan, South Korea after which she returned to Indiana where she eventually got a job in Residence Life at The Indiana Academy at Ball State University. After three years at the Academy, Beth attended the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY where she earned her MA in Higher Education Administration.
She can be contacted at email@example.com
Fun Fact: Beth loves books, coffee, dogs, and drag shows.
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
Carrie holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University, and is currently earning a Doctorate of Education from Northeastern University. Carrie has worked in student affairs for the past 10 years, and enjoys the areas of training and development and planning large-scale events.
She can be contacted at Cantyc1@erau.edu
Fun Fact: Carrie swam in the Great Barrier Reef and did the BridgeClibm Sydney!