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Turner/Knowles Halls

Catie Peissig, Jesse/Turner/Knowles Area Coordinator

Catie PeissigPhone: 406-243-2130
Catie is the Area Coordinator of the Jesse, Turner, and Knowles Area. She is originally from North Dakota and received her B.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management and Spanish from North Dakota State University. From there she spent a year and a half in Texas working at a small liberal arts college in their Dining Services department. She went on to get her M.A. in Student Development Administration from Seattle University and it turns out the Pacific Northwest is much more her style! She then worked at Gonzaga University as a Residence Director in Housing and Res Life and joined the Residence Life Office at the University of Montana in July 2014. In her free time Catie loves to read, spend time in the outdoors – hiking, hanging out at the lake, and wakeboarding – going to concerts, out to eat, and exploring the Missoula area.

Franny Friesz, Jesse/Turner/Knowles Administrative Assistant

Phone: 406-243-2554
Image of Franny FrieszFranny has been a member of Residence Life for 3 years, as a Resident Assistant, Office Assistant, Conference Assistant and Program Coordinator before becoming a Hall Administrative Assistant. She graduated from The university of Montana in the Spring of 2012 with a BA in Art Education. Franny spends her free time in the company of her husband, Toby. Together they enjoy camping, hunting, floating, watching movies, and spending quality time with each others’ families.

Nick O'Neal, Head Resident

Nick O'NealNick is a senior studying Communicative Sciences and Disorders with a Pre-Med track. Nick plans to attend medical school after graduation and has an interest in specializing in sports medicine and sport related injuries. Nick was an RA in Elrod/Duniway before becoming the Assistant Head Resident in Jesse Hall, and now a Head Resident in Turner/Knowles. In his free time, Nick enjoys playing volleyball at open gym and with the intermural program on campus. Nick comes to us from the state of Ohio.

Hailey Michelson, Assistant Head Resident

Hailey MichelsonHailey was first an RA in Miller Hall, then in Turner, and is now the Assistant Head Resident of Turner/Knowles. Hailey is a Communication major with a certificate in Entertainment Management, and plans to attend law school. When Hailey is not watching Parent Trap, she is decorating her room, or browsing Pinterest for the latest fashion trends. 

Student Staff

Resident Assistants: Danielle Gornick, Morgan Hill, Jackson Holte, Kim Lamar, Jenny Murnane, Tony Sergi, Jenny Smith, Tori Stavish, Dani Warmuth, Charli White, & Michael Zarling

Resident Technology Assistants: Samantha Riff & Ariane Thomas

Student Custodians: Yunlin Xie & Elise Cromier

Desk Assistants: Andrea Bowman, John Dollar, Jessica Huson, Jeff Lester, & Cali VanValkenberg