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.