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2016-2017 Executive Board

The Executive Board consists of the President, the Executive Vice President, Director of Communications, Director of Finance, and Director of Programming. The RHA Executive Board is the governing body of RHA. As the Executive Board, some of their primary responsibilities are to:

  • To represent the interests of the residents to externa; emtities, the Univerity administration, and the Office of Residence Life;
  • Raise morale in building programs to maintain the interest and dedication of all RHA and Hall Council members;
  • Address issues of relevance to the entire residence hall community as well as offer assistance to any individual Hall Council event or project;
  • Establish and oversee committeess that are deemed necessary and appropriate to achieve the goals and objectives of the Residence Hall Association;
  • Plan and coordinate activities and events of the RHA;
  • Uphold all components of the Duquesne University Mission Statement.

To get in contact with the Residence Hall Association, email rha@duq.edu OR contact one of the individuals below!

Darian "Dari" Reynolds

RHA President

(412) 396-5030

reynold7@duq.edu

Darian is currently a Senior Integrated Marketing Communications major who is from Aliquippa, PA. Darian is currently a resident in the Brottier Living/Learning Center. This will be Darian's third consecutive term on the RHA Executive Board! Darian has previously served as the Director of Communications and the Director of Internal Relations on the Executive Board. During his Freshman year, he served as the Vice President to the Duquesne Towers Residence Hall Council.

Fun Fact: Darian enjoys playing his trumpet and Clarinet in his spare time, especially when he is playing along with the Aliquippa Marching Band, where he serves as the Associate Marching Band Director.

Eleanor "Ella" Duong

Executive Vice President

(412) 396-5030

duonge@duq.edu

Ella is currently a Junior double majoring in Sociology and International Reltions who is from North Bellmore, NY. Ella is currently a resident in the Brottier Living/Learning Center. This will be Ella's first term on the RHA Executive Board. In the 2015-2016 school year, Ella served as President to the Duquesne Towers Residence Hall Council.

Fun Fact: Ella is a self-proclaimed foodie and she was a model as an infant!

Gabriella "Gigi" Vaccaro

Director of Communications

(412) 396-5030

vaccarog@duq.edu

Gigi is currently a Sophomore double majoring in Public Relations and Digital Media who is from Lafayette, LA. Gigi is currently a resident in the Duquesne Towers Living/Learning Center. This will be Gigi's first term on the RHA Executive Board. In the 2015-2016 school year, Gigi served as the Communications VP to the Assumption Residence Hall Council.

Fun Fact: One of Gigi's guilty pleasures includes watching the Planet Earth document series!

Stephanie "Steph" Johnson

Director of Finance

(412) 396-5030

johns108@duq.edu

Stephanie is currently a Sophomore who is an Chemistry and Pre-Medical studies major who is from New Castle, PA. Stephanie is currently a resident in the Duquesne Towers Living/Learning Center. This will be Stephanie's first term on the RHA Executive Board. In the 2015-2016 school year, Stephanie servied as the Finance VP of the Assumption Hall Council.

Fun Fact: Stephanie was a competitive cheerleader for 13 years and she is a big hockey fan!

Zachary "Zac" DeJames

Director of Programming

(412) 396-5030

dejamesz@duq.edu

Zac is currently a Junior majoring in Pharmacy who is from Pittsburgh, PA. Zac is currently a resident in the Vickroy Living/Learning Center. This will be Zac's first term on the RHA Executive Board. In the 2015-2016 school year, Zac served as the Finance VP to the Vickroy Residence Hall Council.

Fun Fact: Zac collects different crazy/fun looking socks and plays Hockey for our Duquesne Hockey Team.

Nicholas "Nick" DuBos

Assumption Hall Resident Director

RHA Co-Advisor

(412) 396-5689

dubos@duq.edu

Nick DuBos is in his 17th year as a Duquesne University Administrator and 7th year as the RHA Co-Advisor. He holds a Masters of Education from Ohio University, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Youngstown State University. If you couldn't tell, Nick is from Youngstown, Ohio. On top of serving as the RHA Co-Advisor, Nick also serves as the Resident Director of Assumption Hall and the Coordinator of the Fire Marshall Program for the Office of Residence Life.

Fun Fact: Nick is a 4-season type of person! He really loves the weather in the of months of September, October, November, and December! One thing Nick also likes to say about himself is that he is hardly ever bored. He always has something to do and enjoys it!

Megan M. Julius

Assistant Director of Residence Life

RHA Co-Advisor

(412) 396-5056

juliusm@duq.edu

Megan Julius is in her 4th year as a Duquesne University Administrator and 1st year as the RHA Co-Advisor. She holds a Masters of Science in Community Leadership, and a Bachelor of Science in Education. Megan is from North Huntington, PA but now resides in Mars, PA. On top of serving as the RHA Co-Advisor, Megan also serves as one of the Assistant Directors of the Office of Residence Life.