University Villages Staff
Jace Whitaker, UV/LCV Area Coordinator
Phone: (406) 243-6037
Jace Whitaker is the Area Coordinator for University Villages and Lewis and Clark Village apartments. Born and raised in Idaho, he joined the United States Navy out of high school and has served over 11 years in the security and force protection community—with deployments to Iraq and Kuwait. He received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Boise State University and a Master of Science in Education from Indiana University. He has worked in New Student Orientation, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Student Activities, and he is recently joining us from the University of Georgia as their Senior Coordinator of Student Organizations and Activities. In his free time, you can find Jace mountain biking, running obstacle course races, hunting and fishing, snowboarding, and anything that gets him out of the city.
Kareena Bargabos, University Villages Office Manager
Phone: (406) 243-6032
In her role as Office Manager of University Villages, Kareena assists with efforts to enhance the student, family, and community experience for the tenants of University Villages. Kareena supervises the 6 Community Assistants and oversees the Community Development at UV. She has previously worked in the fields of distribution, medical insurance, and property management. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and travel.
Jacqui Robinson, University Villages Apartment Coordinator
Phone: (406) 243-6031
Jacqui has worked for UM Housing as the Apartment Coordinator since 2005. She processes University Villages applications, assignments, transfers, vacates, and cancellations. Jacqui completed her AAS in Diesel Technology in 2002, her certificate in Recreational Power Equipment in 2004, and her certificate in Forensic Studies in 2009. Jacqui likes to spend most of her free time with her 3 children and on road trips with family and friends.
Community Assistants: Johnny Alvarez, Madison Coffman, Joshua Jones, Aubrie Powell, Connor Panion, & Christian Zigler