Full Time Staff

Steph Ward


Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Degree: B.S. in Visual Communication Arts: Graphic Design; M.S. in Management

Favorite Book: The Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich

As Director of Student Activities, I oversee the overall calendar and vision of our department from promotion to execution and analysis. I also lead the Student Activities staff, compromised of 20+ full time and student worker employees. 

Kari Moye

Assistant Director

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia

Education: B.S. in Communication Studies: Advertising and PR (Minor: Business); M.S. in Marketing - Digital Marketing and Advertising (2018)

Favorite Book: White Oleander by Janet Finch

As Assistant Director for Student Activities I oversee the department’s branding and create marketing pieces for all events this includes all print and digital advertisements as well as promotional videos. I also manage the promotional calendar for Student Activities and Outdoor Recreation which includes leading the graphics and video interns.

Erin Diaz

Assistant Director

Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida

Education: B.A. in English

Favorite Book: The Awakening by Kate Chopin

As Assistant Director, I plan and oversee the execution of mid-scale events and concerts on our calendar. In addition to events, I am the direct report for the event supervisors and event staff. For marketing, all content being published/promoted goes through me, from social media to the SA blog. I also write for the blog weekly.



Drew Snavely

Special Events Coordinator

Hometown: Bath, New York

Degree: B.A. in Business Administration: Financial Planning

Favorite Book: Basketball (and Other Things) by Shea Serrano

As Special Events Coordinator I am responsible for maintaining analytics for event surveys, social media and website. I deal with various event logistics for all events such as filing out work orders and securing event rentals. I also manage monthly budgets, event finances and receipts.

Event Supervisors

Clay Copper

Hometown: The Dalles, Oregon

Major: B.S. in Economics (2018); Master of Business Administration (2020)

One Thing: I am a new uncle!

Why Student Activities? I chose Student Activities to get involved in our community here at Liberty.


Marissa Kusayanagi

Hometown: Wildomar, California

Major: B.S. of Psychology (2017); Master of Public Health (2019)

One Thing: I love to travel!

Why Student Activities? I wanted the chance to serve the student body at Liberty while hanging out with some of my best friends.

Kay Torres

Hometown: San Diego, California

Major: B.S. in Business Administration: Marketing (2017); Master of Business Administration (2019)

One Thing: I've swam with sharks!

Why Student Activities? This job allows me to serve the staff as well as the student body, and that's hype.


Event Staff Lead

Naomi Bower

Hometown: Surprise, Arizona

Major: Business Administration: Project Management

One Thing: I love to travel!

Why Student Activities? I love people and wanted to work for them and with them.



Event Staff

Natalie Bassie

Hometown: Lynchburg, Virginia

Major: Digital Media

One Thing: I can only drink organic Dr. Pepper.

Why Student Activities? It is such a great outlet to stay connected with students and the creativity that goes into all these events are simply amazing. I want to be a part of it!


Jeremy Boyd

Hometown: Yonkers, New York

Major: Business Administration: Project Management

One Thing: I make a mean crepe.

Why Student Activities? I love when people are together having a good time.

Trae Christian

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

Major: Pre-Law

One Thing: I love photography!

Why Student Activities? The staff has always seemed to enjoy working and helping people, so when I saw that for the first time I knew that it was something I would like to be a part of.


Gabi Cormier

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Major: Business Administration: Project Management & Communications

One Thing: I have moved at least 8 times.

Why Student Activities? I wanted to work for student activities because of the impact that they had on my life prior to getting the job. I loved going to student activities’ events and I loved how personable each of the staff members were with all of the students. Therefore, I wanted to be able to have that same lasting impact on the people of Liberty.


Mikayla DiSarle

Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida

Major: Business Administration: Communications

One Thing: I have six "for-life" scars on my body and each one has a pretty interesting story.

Why Student Activities? I joined SA because this community made me feel so welcomed and accepted on campus when I first started and I hope to give incoming students the same experience. Liberty should feel like a second home and, I believe, this is the staff to help you feel that way!


Kate Dolan

Hometown: St. Charles, Illinois 

Major: Business Administration: Communications

One Thing: My family has a horse named "Mac-Daddy".

Why Student Activities? I love listening to new music and meeting new people and this job is the perfect combination of both.


Josiah Frisbie

Hometown: Enid, Oklahoma

Major: Business Administration: Project Management

One Thing: I love to golf and play any sport.

Why Student Activities? I saw the environment that SA has and knew that I wanted to be a part of something like that. I love helping people have fun while putting on events like we do, so I had to give it a shot! I am looking forward to a joyful year with Student Activities! 

Braden Hughes

Hometown: Crystal Lake, Illinois

Major: Global Studies

One Thing: If I’m not working at SA, I’m working for Greater Europe Mission, or putting in work at the bowling alley.

Why Student Activities? SA does a great job making events comfortable and fun. The events aren’t corny or weird like other christian schools’. They're fun and interesting and people actually want to go to the events we put on. So my brain thought it’d be a mistake to NOT try to work in an atmosphere like that every single day.

Ben Johnson

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Major: Business Administration: Finance

One Thing: I plau guitar and piano.

Why Student Activities? I love the community of people who work here, and love the execution of the events put on by Student Activities, so wanted to be a part of the Event Staff!


Andrew Reynolds

Hometown: Fredericksburg, Virginia

Major: Business Administration: Project Management

One Thing: According to others, I look exactly like Andy from The Office.

Why Student Activities? I love the opportunity to serve others and to get involved with the community here at Liberty.

Luis Rodriguez

Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Major: Mathematics: Actuarial Cognate

One Thing: I love to bake hispanic desserts.

Why Student Activities? I loved the spirit and energy I saw on everyone from the team as they served the student body and I really wanted to be part of that.

Kaitlyn Skarstein

Hometown: Palatine, Illinois

Major: Digital Marketing and Advertising

One Thing: I have traveled to 24 of the 50 states & hope to travel to the rest soon!!

Why Student Activities? I wanted to work for Student Activities because I wanted to help provide genuine fun for students like SA did for me my freshman year. Also, the SA team looked like a fun, inviting family that I wanted to be a part of. 

Landen Swain

Hometown: Forest, Virginia

Major: Business

One Thing: I love John Mayer.

Why Student Activities? Meeting new people and helping them have a good time are two of my favorite things in the world and SA is the perfect fun environment to do those in.


Avery Watts

Hometown: Jupiter, Florida

Major: Event Planning/Interior Design

One Thing: I love avocados!

Why Student Activities? I love serving others and its a great way to get involved in the community at Liberty.



Marketing Lead

Hailey Gustafson

Hometown: Lovettsville, Virginia

Major: B.S. in Business Administration: Project Management (2018); Master of Business Administration (2019)

One Thing: "Everything tastes better with ranch" is one of my life mottos.

Why Student Activities? I wanted to work for Student Activities because it looked like so much fun & such great experience for the career I am looking to pursue after college!


Marketing Staff

Kaylee Callahan

Hometown: Acworth, Georgia

Major: Graphic Design

One Thing: I have been surfing in Peru.

Why Student Activities? What better way to use my passion for graphic design, than to work for one of the most well marketed, and fun departments on campus?

Madison Fogarty

Hometown: Millstone, New Jersey

Major: Graphic Design

One Thing: Brunch is my favorite meal.

Why Student Activities? I love the fun and creative environment at Student Activities!


Alex Wood

Hometown: Midland, North Carolina

Major: Cinematic Arts

One Thing: I have moved 17 times (not a typo).

Why Student Activities? I chose to work at SA because they were hiring for something that I am passionate about, and the work environment is really great.