Orientation Contact Information

11000 University Parkway
Building 21, Suite 110
Pensacola, FL 32514
Phone: (850) 473-7229
Fax: (850) 857-6188

Leslie

Leslie Donovan

Director
Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Favorite Area on Campus: Center for Fine & Performing Arts (CFPA) by the fountains
Favorite Quote: “Want what you have and you will always have what you want.”
Email: ldonovan@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 473-7300

Tasha

Tasha Talton

Assistant Director
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Favorite Area on Campus: Beautiful flower pathway leading up to the President' Office and Environmental Studies building
Favorite Quote: “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~Barack Obama, Feb 5, 2008
Email: ttalton@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 474-2079

Keaton West.

Keaton West

Coordinator 
Hometown: Allen, Texas
Favorite Area on Campus: Center for Fine and Performing Arts
Favorite Quote: “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
Email: kwest@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 474-2679

Rebecca Stauffacher.

Rebecca Stauffacher

Office Specialist
Hometown:
 Spanish Fort, Alabama
Favorite Area on Campus: Ralph "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex
Favorite Quote: "Worry is not only fruitless, but it steals our joy and jams our radar, keeping us from receiving the answers we need." -From the book He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear the Voice of God by Priscilla C. Shirer
Email: rstauffacher@uwf.edu
Phone: (850) 473-7229

Kevin Perez.

Kevin Perez

Student Coordinator 
Hometown: Arcadia, Florida
Classification: Junior
Major: Hospitality, Recreation, and Resort Management
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Fraternity, Argo Camp, College Republicans
Interesting Fact: I have met my idol, Sarah Palin, twice!
Favorite Quote: "We are people of Faith, not Fear!" -Vestal Goodman
Favorite Place on Campus: Student Transition Programs Office

 

Nefty Agenord.

Neftalie Agenord

Returning Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas
Classification: Junior
Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Campus Invlolvement: Greek, Homecoming Event Coordinator and Argo Camp Counselor
Interesting Fact: I was supposed to be a twin.
Favorite Quote: I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
Favorite Place on Campus: STP Office 

Ashley Lynn

Ashley Lynn

Returning Orientation Leader
Hometown:
 Sarasota, FL
Classification: Junior
Major: Communications
Campus Involvement: : Student Desk Assistant, Peer Educator, Argo Link Lead Liaison, OFP Programming Team: Family Ambassador, Conflict Coach
Interesting Fact: My goal in life is to generate happiness. :D
Favorite Quote: "And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music." - Friedrich Nietzsche
Favorite Place on Campus: Nature Trail Boardwalk

Tevodrick Reed.

Tevodrick Reed 

Returning Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Lake City, Florida
Classification: Junior
Major: Health Science Administration
Campus Invlolvement: Peer Educator, Argo Link Liaison and Greek Life
Interesting Fact: I've never broken a bone in my body before.
Favorite Quote: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Harold R. McAlindon
Favorite Place on Campus: Argo Galley

 

Stephany Ashton.

Stephany Ashton

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Classification: Senior
Major: Legal Studies
Campus Invlolvement: Sorority, Honors Program and W.E.B. DuBois Honor Society
Interesting Fact: I love reading. My mother once told me I was no longer allowed to bring a book in the car.
Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
Favorite Place on Campus: Building 86 and Library

Katie Barker.

Katie Barker 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Classification: Senior
Major: Public Relations 
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Life – Sorority, UWF Inter-Fraternal Programming Board and Florida Public Relations Association
Interesting Fact: I drive a mini-van & I give GREAT high-fives!
Favorite Quote: "I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person." - Audrey Hepburn
Favorite Place on Campus: The Galley or The Cannon Greens!

Cordelia Beesting.

Cordelia Beesting 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Panama City, FL
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Anthropology
Campus Invlolvement: Employed with UWF Recreation
Interesting Fact: I have eaten 8 ounces of froyo in one sitting.
Favorite Quote: Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. -Betty Smith
Favorite Place on Campus: The Dock

Max Curtis.

Maxwell Curtis 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Advertising
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Fraternity and Student Government Association
Interesting Fact: Allergic to the cold! (Cold Urticaria)
Favorite Quote: "To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering." - Friedrich Nietzsche
Favorite Place on Campus: The SkyLab

Changlena Delpe.

Changlena Delpe 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Delray Beach, FL
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Campus Invlolvement: CAB, HSO, UWF Gospel Choir, Intervarsity and National Honor Society
Interesting Fact: I am 1 of 1 child ^__^
Favorite Quote: "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Favorite Place on Campus: The commons, there's always something going on

Morgan Dunn.

Morgan Dunn

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Classification: Junior
Major: Exercise Science 
Campus Invlolvement: Exercise Science, Sorority, Argo Camp lifeguard 
Interesting Fact: I'm a water child 
Favorite Quote: "Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people." 
Favorite Place on Campus: Nature trail

Abrian Miller

Abrian Miller 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Tampa, Florida 
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Marketing 
Campus Invlolvement: SGA 
Interesting Fact: I enjoy Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Quote: "Faith is dead without work."
Favorite Place on Campus: College of Business

Vanessa Evans.

Vanessa Evans 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Digital Art 
Campus Invlolvement: Bible Study Group and Video Production Club 
Interesting Fact: I like puns and my favorite is about a talking muffin. 
Favorite Quote: "You can't touch music, but music can touch you" – Mordecai
Favorite Place on Campus: Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Art Gallery and Nature Trail Dock

Jonah Griego.

Jonah Griego

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Political Science
Campus Invlolvement: Interfraternal Council, Greek Fraternity, Student Government, Residence Hall Community Council, UWF Men, Argo Camp 
Interesting Fact: I went to nine different schools growing up. 
Favorite Quote: "It was all a dream!" -Notorious B.I.G.
Favorite Place on Campus: John C. Pace Library

Phillip Imperial.

Phillip Imperial 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Criminal Justice and Pre Law Minor
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Fraternity and Student Government Association 
Interesting Fact: I have lived in Germany for most of my life. 
Favorite Quote: "Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Favorite Place on Campus: The Commons

Heather Jackson.

Heather Jackson 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Elementary Education
Campus Invlolvement: Argo Link Liaison 
Interesting Fact: I am 6 ft tall and love to sing :)
Favorite Quote: "It doesn't cost a thing to smile, you don't have to pay to laugh." -India Arie
Favorite Place on Campus: I love walking down the hill by the Fine Arts building because of the pretty view where you can see over the trees to the water. :)

Synthia Jean.

Synthia Jean 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL 
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Pre-Nursing
Campus Invlolvement: Argo Link, Alternative Spring Break, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Argo Camp and University Gospel Choir
Interesting Fact: Cooking is my therapy and I watch at least one motivational video daily. 
Favorite Quote: "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure." -Marianne Williamson
Favorite Place on Campus: The last bench on the squiggly sidewalk that leads from the College of Science and Engineering to the COB.

Tyler Kieffer.

Tyler Kieffer 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Panama City Florida 
Classification: Senior
Major: Athletic Training & Exercise Science
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Fraternity, Student Government Association - Director of Student Life, Argo Camp Counselor, Student Admissions Representative (STAR) and University Student Ambassador
Interesting Fact: I'm not interesting
Favorite Quote: "Let me show you how great I am." -Muhammad Ali
Favorite Place on Campus: HLES Rec Center

Dominique Lindsey.

Dominique Lindsey-Gonzalez

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Pensacola, Florida 
Classification: Sophomore
Major: Environmental Science/Environmental Management
Campus Invlolvement: UWF Gay-Straight Alliance, Student Success and Trio
Interesting Fact: I love to make people laugh and smile.
Favorite Quote: "Don't be afraid to start from the bottom, if you're passionate about anything, just do what you want to do" - Aimee Song
Favorite Place on Campus: The Garden Atrium in Building 86

Anthony Provost.

Anthony Provost 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Niceville, FL 
Classification: Junior
Major: Pre-professional Biology 
Campus Invlolvement: Athlete – Soccer, Argo Acapella, Delphi, Honors and Catholic Campus Ministry
Interesting Fact: I used to be a gymnast. I was born without one of my adult teeth (one in my mouth right now is fake).
Favorite Quote: "The world promises you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness." -Pope Benedict XVI
Favorite Place on Campus: The soccer field, Cannon Greens and the Field House.

Courtney Rice

Courtney Rice 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Estero, FL 
Classification: Senior
Major: Hospitality 
Campus Invlolvement: Hospitality Club
Interesting Fact: I have been to over 20 states and one other country so far.
Favorite Quote: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
Favorite Place on Campus: HLS 

Jasmine Rucker.

Jasmine Rucker  

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Lowell, FL
Classification: Senior
Major: Social Work 
Campus Invlolvement: VP Community Service of my Sorority, Active Minds, Student Social Work Organization, W.E.B. Dubois Honor Society and 2014 SET Leader
Interesting Fact: I'm addicted to quotes, peanut butter, and lifting weights.
Favorite Quote: "My story didn't discard my dreams they're intertwined." - Harlee Lowder 
Favorite Place on Campus: The gym 

Chris Rogers.

Christopher Rogers 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Ocala, FL
Classification: Sophomore/Junior
Major: Communications 
Campus Invlolvement: Greek, SAA, USA
Interesting Fact: I took the SAT'S in 7th grade for the Duke TIP program.
Favorite Quote: "In order to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission"- Anonymous
Favorite Place on Campus: The Argo Galley or the Cannon Greens 

Colton Seals

Colton Seals 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
Classification: Junior
Major: Marine Biology 
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Fraternity, Secular Student Alliance, Argo Camp, and Marine Ecology Research Society (MERS)
Interesting Fact: I play piano, sing, and play drums.
Favorite Quote: "It doesn't cost you anything to smile." -Bridgette Crutchfield
Favorite Place on Campus: Building 58 -- The natural sciences building 

Kayla Smith.

Kayla Smith 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
Classification: Senior 
Major: Hospitality Management
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Sorority and Panhellenic
Interesting Fact: My dream job is to plan weddings for Disney!
Favorite Quote: "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure…” -Marianne Wilson
Favorite Place on Campus: The Canon Greens

Jordan Thames.

Jordan Thames 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Chattahoochee, Florida
Classification: Senior 
Major: History
Campus Invlolvement: Greek Sorority
Interesting Fact: I collect movies.
Favorite Quote: "Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." -The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Place on Campus: University Commons

Ashley Thrash.

Ashley Thrash 

Orientation Leader 
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Classification: Sophomore 
Major: Exercise Science
Campus Invlolvement: Bible Study Organization
Interesting Fact: I had a six metal pole bracer on my leg for a year
Favorite Quote: “If you do what you need, you’re surviving. If you do what you want, you’re living.”
Favorite Place on Campus: Gym

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