Event Staff

Nakeno Amiri

Hometown: Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering

One Thing: I am a high school drop out.

Why Student Activities? I wanted to get more involved in student life and be a part of making my own and other people's college experiences memorable.

Follow Nakeno on Twitter - @thenakeno13

Nat Arbour

Hometown: Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada

Major: Accounting

One Thing: Contrary to popular belief, I actually cannot rap.

Why Student Activities? I think that working all of the events will be fun, and provide a good opportunity to meet a ton of cool people on staff and in the student body!


Sawyer Casey

Hometown: Crossville, Tennessee

Major: International Relations: Strategic Intelligence   

One Thing: I spent two-thirds of my life in Idaho. For this reason, I will always consider my home to be where Mom is, but I will always tell you I am from Idaho.

Why Student Activities? Working for Student Activities provides a getaway for the students at Liberty University and I want to be a part of helping them have an enjoyable experience outside the classes through the events we will put on.


Bekah Davis

Hometown: Draper, Virginia

Major: Studio Arts

One Thing: I've had three concussions and broken my nose twice.

Why Student Activities? I enjoy both the opportunity to serve the student body through the interactive events SA provides; and the relationships that are built in the process.


Thiago De Souza

Hometown: San Francisco, California

Major: Psychology

One Thing: I wish I could sing.

Why Student Activities? It was a great way for me to personally step out of my comfort zone and also to be involved in the activities and events that are planned and not just attend them.

Follow Thiago on Twitter - @Thiago_DeSouza

Erin Diaz

Hometown: Green Cove Springs, Florida

Major: English

One Thing: As C.S. Lewis said, “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

Why Student Activities? I wanted to be a part of something that builds community among this student body. Also, this is definitely the most fun department on campus.

Follow Erin on Twitter - @erindiazzz

Sara Dis

Hometown: Bellport, NY

Major: Pre-Med

One Thing: I can crack my ear drums.

Why Student Activities? You get to work with hilarious people and put together exciting events! 

Follow Sara on Twitter - @sara_dis


Autumn Guckert

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Major: Psychology

One Thing: In elementary school my last name was mocked as a dairy product...I cried every time.

Why Student Activities? I love the community of Student Activities.  Getting the opportunity to build relationships while hosting exciting events for Liberty's student body to me is the best job you could have.


Cherish Kibler

Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Major: Communications: Advertising and Public Relations

One Thing: My three older brothers (and their wives and kids!), 22 cousins, aunts/uncles, and grandparents all live in a 5 minute radius of my house. I just love my family. 

Why Student Activities? I chose Student Activities because I see the way that it brought my friends and I closer and the impact it can have on people; it is the best opportunity to get out and form great relationships. Not to mention all the events are the best.

Follow Cherish on Twitter - @CherishKibler

Emily Laubach

Hometown: Millville, Pennsylvania

Major: Nursing

One Thing: I'm afraid of whales.

Why Student Activities? I chose Student Activities because I LOVE events!


Bobby Moore

Hometown: Landsdale, Pennsylvania

Major: Business Management - Human Resources

One Thing: I dislocated my elbow twice last year at school.

Why Student Activities? I worked with them during CSER and I liked the good relationships that the members of Student Activities had.


Jared O'Brien

Hometown: Vancouver, Washington

Major: Advertising and Public Relations

One Thing: I have 5 sisters.

Why Student Activities: I wanted be able to help create the same activities for my fellow students that I enjoyed.

Follow Jared on Twitter - @cupovjo


Allie Preissler

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Major: Graphic Design

One Thing: I can play 7 different musical instruments.

Why Student Activities: Student Activities has the coolest staff and puts on the best events!

Follow Allie on Twitter - @thecreativeap


Jazmin Quaynor

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia

Major: Cinematic Arts

One Thing: I love Doctor Who and Scooby Doo fruit snacks!

Why Student Activities? I get paid to have fun!

Follow Jazmin on Twitter - @jayyquayyy

Dylan Stine

Hometown: Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

Major: Communications: Advertising and Public Relations

One Thing: Nothing sounds better than a Louis Armstrong record, nothing tastes better than homemade lasagna, and nothing looks better than a David Fincher film.

Why Student Activities? Student Activities is a fun job that allows me to help create and promote exciting events that everyone can be a part of.

Follow Dylan on Twitter - @DylanStine

Kay Torres

Hometown: San Diego, California

Major: Health Promotions / Business Finance

One Thing: I've swam with sharks!

Why Student Activities? I am so excited to be in Student Activities because when I first went to an event the staff was so welcoming and made you feel comfortable right away! I hope to make future freshman feel the same way!

Follow Kay on Twitter - @kaaytorres

Event Staff Supervisors

Ross Cleveland III

Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Major: Business Administration: Marketing

One Thing: I am related to President Grover Cleveland; he's my great great grandfather.

Why Student Activities? I chose Student Activities not just to have a good 'ole time putting on events for the students here at Liberty University, but to take on a greater role in the fostering of relationships and providing a service for the student body which really illustrates the purpose and mission of Student Activities in the first place. 
Follow Ross on Twitter - @Ross_TheThird

Kari Moye

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia

Major: Communications: Advertising and Public Relations

One Thing: I am scared of most kinds of fruit.

Why Student Activities? There is no better job than being able to serve Liberty and my peers!

Drew Snavely

Hometown: Bath, New York

Major: Finance

One Thing: Anybody can find a place in my heart through soccer.

Why Student Activities? I saw this opportunity as a great way to get more involved at Liberty and a great way to meet more people.
Follow Drew on Twitter - @drew_snavely

Outdoor Staff

Caitlyn Daniels

Hometown: Dinwiddie, Virginia

Major: Exercise Science

One Thing: I can play a little jig or two on ukulele.

Why Student Activities? If I were to take everything happy and joyful about Liberty University...and roll it into a ball..it would be Student Activities.
Follow Caitlyn on Twitter - @killacaitlyn

Casey Kmett'Pendry

Hometown: Owings, Maryland

Major: Biblical Studies

One Thing: I'm not a fan of any of my hometown sports teams.

Why Student Activities? Why not Student Activities?

Ryan Moore

Hometown: Milton, Delaware

Major: Finance

One Thing: I used to be related to Reese Witherspoon.

Why Student Activities? I chose Student Activities because I love talking and meeting new people.


Corinne Passey

Hometown: Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Major: Psychology

One Thing: I have awkwardly short thumbs.

Why Student Activities? I love being a part of what's going on!

Cari Phillips

Hometown: Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Major: Global Studies

One Thing: I'm an Army brat, so I've never lived anywhere for more than two and a half years.

Why Student Activities? I love adventuring in the outdoors so Student Activities is the perfect way to help other students have a good time and foster relationships using outdoor events.
Follow Cari on Twitter - @carisomerry

Outdoor Staff Supervisors

Mariah Herring

Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia

Major: Business Administration: Financial Planning

One Thing: I'm obsessed with Kroger and their weekly specials.

Why Student Activities? I love being involved with the student body and I love being outdoors. Those combined is a dream come true!

Ben Phenicie

Hometown: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Major: Criminal Justice

One Thing: I built a rifle and named her Delilah.

Why Student Activities? I want to be where the action is!

Follow Ben on Twitter - @scarebear45

Full-Time Staff

Steph Ward - Director, Arts & Culture

Josh Yeoman - Director, Outdoor Recreation

Brian Shesko - Associate Director

Mike Ellsworth - Assistant Director

Robert Johns - Assistant Director

Haley Hicks - Events Coordinator