Residence Life: Staff

Residence Life: Staff

Residence Life: Staff

Office of the Dean of Students
The SMC Residence is overseen by the Office of the Dean of Students.


Duane Rendle
Dean of Students

The Dean of Students is a member of SMC’s senior management team and is responsible for allocating the residence budget, developing educational programming, hiring and managing the Dean’s staff and liaising with various departments to ensure the quality of the residence experience is maintained.


 Katie Forjoe
Assistant Dean, Residence Life

The Assistant Dean, Residence Life delivers residence life programming to students, manages and trains the Don Team, responds to crisis situations and disciplinary issues and provides guidance and support to individual residents and the Residence Councils.


Jessica Hall
Residence Operations Coordinator

The Residence Operations Coordinator oversees the day-to-day administration of  the Residence Office including communicating with prospective students, processing admissions and withdrawals, managing the campus tour program, and responding to student concerns.


Residence Dons

Our Dons are all upper year students who live in the dorms and provide guidance and support to the students in their respective ‘houses’.  Dons are responsible for orienting new students to campus, providing resource referrals, creating opportunities for residents to socialize and ensuring the rules of residence are respected.


You will find contact information for the SMC Residence staff here.