Meet the Staff

  • Charlie Moore
    Executive Director of Residence Life/Judicial Officer
    Charlie was born and raised in beautiful central New Jersey. After graduating from Houghton College (lots of cows, snow, and elbow room), he spent several years in New England working in residence life. In the summer of 1994, he arrived at APU in pursuit of an M.A. in Leadership Studies. After serving for several years as a residence director, Charlie stepped into his current role as the executive director of residence life. This role allows him to do daily what he loves most—build supportive relationships with students. He sees Residence Life's primary mission to be a department that actively supports students as they explore who God has made them to be and how He wants them to use their gifts and talents to contribute to the community in which they live. When Charlie is not bugging students, he can be found pursuing his other interests: egg salad sandwiches, antiques, and hanging out with his two dogs, Moose and Lucy.
  • Alex Oh
    Associate Director of Residence Life
    Alex was born in Seoul, South Korea and immigrated to Southern California at the age of seven. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of California, San Diego, and his Master of Science in College Counseling and Student Development at Azusa Pacific University. Alex enjoys spending his free time with his wife and daughter, trying out new restaurants, and having conversations over coffee or tea.
  • Kim Henny
    Administrative Assistant of Residence Life
    Born and raised in Southern California, Kim has enjoyed living here and serving APU for the past 20 years. Beginning her APU career in Undergraduate Admissions in 1994, Kim transitioned to her current position in Residence Life in 2006. The most enjoyable part of her job is partnering with the wonderful Residence Life staff in supporting and caring for residents and interacting with APU's amazing students.
  • Chaili Trentham
    Assistant Director of Residence Life, Residence Director—Adams Hall
    Chaili was born and raised in Fallbrook, California. She attended APU as an undergraduate student, earning a B.A. in Communication Studies. While at APU, Chaili served as a resident advisor for two years and developed a passion for working with college students living in community. After graduating, she spent two years serving as an event coordinator for a farmers' market management company in Southern California, but returned to APU's community to pursue her M.A. in Leadership and work in Residence Life. Chaili is in her dream job, serving as the residence director for the all-female dorm full of talented women who are living authentically and seeking their purpose. She loves adventures, soccer, crafting, tea parties, and Adams Hall.
  • Adam Higginbotham
    Program Coordinator—Walkabout, Theme Housing, Residence Director—Alosta Place
    Adam was born and raised in rural, southern Ohio. He attended MVNU in Ohio where he earned a B.A. in Religion-Humanities with a minor in Sociology. During that time, Adam served in Residence Life for three years; a time which initially sparked his interest in working with and journeying alongside college students. After graduating and marrying Roni, his brilliant wife, they moved to Southern California. In Pasadena, Adam attended Fuller Theological Seminary where he earned an M.A. in Theology with an emphasis in Biblical Studies. Currently, he is furthering his education by pursuing an M.A. in College Counseling and Student Development at APU. Adam and Roni have also recently ventured into parenthood with their firstborn, Declan.
  • Rachel Lincoln
    Residence Director—Trinity Hall
    Rachel was born in Glendale, California where she lived until middle school, when her family decided to move to Colorado. Rachel quickly returned to sunny SoCal to attend APU, where she was heavily involved in Residence Life, University Choir, Student Life, the Center for Student Action, missions, and earning a B.A. in Communications and Biblical Studies. Rachel quickly fell in love with college students and set her sights on working professionally in student affairs. She spent the last three years working as a residence director at the University of North Texas and is excited to begin the RD role in a place with a lot of memories—and a lot less humidity. Rachel recently married a fellow APU alumnus, Jared, who is her support system and best friend, and they are thrilled to return to a place that feels like home.
  • Scott Kolmer
    Residence Director—Smith Hall
    Scott comes from the true "Valley of the Sun," Phoenix, Arizona. He recently graduated with a Master of Science in College Counseling and Student Development from APU. After spending a year working in the Office of Orientation and Transitions, he served as an assistant residence director at APU and realized his passion for Residence Life. He is excited to be the RD of Smith Hall and build a brotherhood among the freshman guys. When Scott is not working, you can probably find him playing basketball or volleyball, eating, watching Netflix, or FaceTiming with his favorite ladies... his mom, sister, and nieces!
  • Diana Kim
    Residence Director—Engstrom Hall
    Dee was born in Michigan but spent the majority of her life in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She graduated twice from Taylor University with a B.A. in Media Communications, and an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development. During college she served as an RA for two years, which made her realize her love for college students. For Dee, Residence Life represents an opportunity to deeply care for students, inspire them to understand their passions, and aide in the development of their faith. She does this all in hopes of empowering students and equipping them as individuals. Dee loves the excitement of spontaneous adventures, exploring the world and cultures, snowboarding, long boarding, listening to music, eating, crafting, reading, and is highly addicted to pop culture, movies, and shows. Dee’s favorite moments are spent getting lost in conversations and creating memories with friends. She’s a creative designer and enjoys capturing the joys in life through photography and graphic design.
  • Amanda Wilson
    Residence Director—Shire West
    Amanda hails from the green hills and apple orchards of Yucaipa, California. She attended APU for her undergraduate degree and earned her B.A. in Communication Studies. During her time as a student, she served as an international outreach leader, an Alpha leader, and spent two years working in Residence Life, all of which created her passion to serve and develop college students. Upon graduating, Amanda moved to Fullerton, California to serve as the residence life coordinator at Hope International University. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in Leadership at APU while simultaneously seeking out life’s great adventures. Amanda is stoked to be working at APU, a community she and so many others call home. She loves good stories, all matters relating to dance, satire, hashtags, and talking in the third-person (#CaseInPoint). She would love to meet with you to grab coffee or a gourmet donut!
  • Jonathan Hong
    Residence Director—Shire East
    Jonny grew up in Carmel, California where he was drawn to the community of APU for his undergraduate degree. He spent three years of heavy involvement in Residence Life leadership where he fell in love with working with college students. After graduating, he went on to serve in youth ministry at San Clemente Presbyterian Church and then Camp Youth Ministry at Yosemite Sierra Camp before returning to APU. He loves any and every activity outdoors: beach or mountain, field or court, he loves it all! Look him up for a backpacking trip or a basketball game—those are his personal faves.
  • Elizabeth Wann
    Residence Director—Bowles
    Liz hails all the way from Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Oral Roberts University in 2010 with a B.A. in Youth Ministry. After graduation, she moved to California to pursue a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at APU. Before joining Residence Life, she was a residential counselor at a home for at-risk teens and worked at a marketing company in Pasadena. After a few years, Liz realized how passionate she is about working with students and could not miss this great opportunity to be a resident director. She is excited to be a part of the APU community and Residence Life. When Liz is not working, she enjoys surfing, singing, and hanging out with her husband!
  • Buck Rice
    Residence Director—University Park
    Buck was born and raised in Northern California, but migrated south to attend Azusa Pacific University, where he graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Biblical Studies. During his time at APU, Buck discovered that he had a passion for serving students in a university setting, and after graduating, he pursued that passion by working as a graduate assistant for Residence Life at California Baptist University, and obtaining his M.A. in Leadership from APU. Buck feels blessed to return to APU with his amazing wife, Taylor, and is ecstatic for the opportunity to serve as the residence director of University Park! In his spare time, Buck enjoys baking, cycling, and beating Taylor at Mario Kart.
  • Victoria Leith
    Residence Director—Village East
    Victoria was raised in Ventura, California. She received her B.A. in Psychology from APU and served as a resident advisor for three years. Her passion for student development grew throughout her time in Residence Life at APU and motivated her decision to commit to Residence Life full-time! She served as a resident director at Grand Canyon University for two years while getting her M.S. in Psychology and is excited to call APU "home" again. Victoria loves baking, going to the beach, coffee, hiking, and Village East.
  • Greg Dolmage
    Residence Director—Village West
    Greg was born on a cold and wintery Iowa day and his life has never been the same since. He was raised on the gravel roads of Victor, Iowa where he learned the foundations of faith and the intricacies of sheep farming. After graduating from Simpson College with a B.A. in Religion, he spent two years working in college ministry at the University of Northern Iowa with an organization called The Navigators. Soon, the warm and sunny call of Southern California was too strong. For four years, he worked as a young adult minister at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Paramount, California, while completing his Master of Arts in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. When Greg is not actively engaged in the defending of the planet from the evils of this universe, he enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and the occasional outdoor adventure. He joined APU in 2011 to lead the men in Smith Hall. After marrying the love of his life, he and his bride, Sara, moved into University Village were he currently serves alongside upperclassmen.
  • Jonny Liu
    Residence Director—Village South
    Jonny Liu was born in Taipei, Taiwan and moved to beautiful Northern California at the age of five. Jonny received his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in women’s studies, as well as his M.A. in Religion: Leadership Studies from Vanguard University. Some of his passions include local and global missions, soul care, plants, and things that are mysterious and intriguing. Jonny is the youngest of three siblings and absolutely loves his twin nieces, Katie and Ellie.
  • Kalli Frampton
    Assistant Residence Director—Trinity Hall
    Kalli is from sunny San Diego and recently graduated from APU with a B.A. in Youth Ministry. She is now pursuing her M.A. in Leadership at APU while working as an assistant residence director. Kalli has a passion for people and thrives in settings where she can help them along in their own personal development and encourage them in their walk with Christ. During her time as an undergraduate student, she used these passions in her involvement with the Office of Orientations and Transitions, the Office for Discipleship Ministries, and Residence Life where she served as a resident advisor in Adams Hall. Kalli is passionate about college students and this exciting time in their lives, and is thankful for the opportunity to work with them. She is excited for the way this job allows her to walk alongside students through their journey and help them live as authentic, selfless, purposeful and God-honoring leaders. Kalli loves life and desires to make the most of each day by seeking adventure, loving people well, always saying yes to coffee or potatoes (which she really loves) and striving to live a life that displays Jesus' splendor.
  • Alex Coleman
    Assistant Residence Director—University Park
    Alex is a native of Southern California who spent his high school years deep in San Francisco Giants' country in the Bay Area. He attended Azusa Pacific University where he received a B.A. in Biblical Studies and a minor in Leadership. During his time at APU, he spent two years serving students as an RA and one year serving student leaders in the Office of Student Life. Alex loves doing life together with college students, being active, a nice ice cream cone on a hot day, and his wife, Sarah. He is currently a student in the M.A. in Leadership program. Alex is incredibly stoked to be the assistant residence director of University Park and meet all the students in UP.
  • Christal Stanley-Eversley
    Assistant Residence Director—Alosta Place
    Christal grew up in the cheese state of Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in Psychology. She is currently pursuing her M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development at APU. Christal is passionate about encouraging students to discover their life's calling. She enjoys talking about the importance of holistic wellness and being involved in campus activities. Christal is excited and feels blessed to work in Residence Life at APU. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and hanging out with friends.
  • Kelly Johnson
    Assistant Residence Director; Discipleship House, Outdoor Adventure House
    Kelly hails from pure Michigan and graduated from Calvin College with a B.A. in Psychology. She is currently in the M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development program at APU. While at Calvin, she had the opportunity to live in the Rocky Mountains for three summers while participating in a leadership program, which sparked her passion for discipleship and the outdoors. She was also an RA for two years, which opened up the doors of her heart for college students. Kelly is ecstatic about pursuing vulnerable community while serving with the Discipleship and Outdoor Adventure houses. When not working, you will probably find Kelly in her hammock or on a hike in the mountains. She enjoys a competitive game of bowling as well as Nutella, Chacos, and Chick-fil-A.
  • Katrina Spencer
    Assistant Residence Director; Student Action House, Leadership House
    Katrina was born in Reno, Nevada and grew up in a town near by. She left home to attend William Jessup University in Rocklin, California on a volleyball scholarship. Katrina served as a student leader on campus in student activities, residence life, and international missions. She received her B.A. in Public Policy from William Jessup and is now transitioning to the APU community where she will pursue her M.S. in College Counseling and Student Development. She is excited to see all God has in store for her in the APU community and Residence Life. Katrina can often be found with a cup of coffee in her hand diving deep into conversations about life and God, or laughing uncontrollably at the realities of life.