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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.

Bert Martin, Head Resident

Bert MartinBert is a senior studying Business Accounting, Political Science, and minoring in Chinese. After graduation, Bert plans to move to the West coast and work for a large accounting firm that has offices in China. After a few years, he will start several small businesses and possibly run for public office. Bert transferred to the University of Montana for his sophomore year and was a Resident Assistant in Pantzer Hall and Elrod/Duniway Halls before becoming the Assistant Head Resident of Craig/Duniway Halls, and now the Head Resident of Turner/Knowles. He enjoys anything that can be considered food, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, floating the river in the summer, the Greenbay Packers, and sneaking in time to read a book every now and then.

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 Hudson, Jeff Lester, & Cali VanValkenberg