Resident Directors

Meet our Resident Directors!
Rebecca Groves

Bridgeway Commons: rebecca groves

Hello folks! My name is Rebecca Groves. I am starting my sixth year here at UW-Platteville in the Department of Residence Life. I have been the Resident Director in both Hugunin and Dobson Halls. This year I am excited to be the Resident Director of Bridgeway Commons! I obtained my bachelor's degree in Psychology and Women's Studies from UW-Whitewater. I have a Master's in Education: College Student Personnel, from Western Illinois University.

I am passionate about working with first year students, veterans and military personnel, as well as many other diverse communities. I also am passionate about topics such as: life coaching, social justice, diversity issues, and spirituality. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, home decor, and crafts.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by calling 608.342.7304 or by emailing me at

Savion Kirk

Brockert Hall: Savion Kirk

Salutations everyone! Savion Kirk here, Resident Director of Brockert Hall.  I hail from Freeport, IL where we are the home of the Pretzels!

I received my undergraduate degree from this fine institution where I served as a Resident Hall Association (RHA) representative and was very involved with Hall Council. I enjoyed the campus residence life so much I served as a Resident Assistant for three years. After graduation I taught for a bit in Freeport, but I missed my home of UW-Platteville! I am ecstatic to have returned and serve in this new role of Resident Director. I have a passion in helping students make an adventure out of their college career and become lifelong leaders.

If you ever want to chat, have questions, or concerns stop on by my office located across from the Front Desk. You can also contact me at or via phone at 608.342.3240.

Kyle Herberg

Dobson Hall: Kyle herberg

I am from Kohler, Wisconsin. I have worked in Higher Education in various roles for the past 7 years. I was a Resident Assistant and Desk Services Manager at UW - Stout, ACUHO-I Camps/Conferences Intern at The University of West Georgia, a Graduate Student Resident Director at The University of Oklahoma, as well as a Hall Director at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. I received my B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism management from UW – Stout. I also received my M.Ed in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Oklahoma.

Some of my favorite activities are drinking coffee, running, practicing yoga as well as going on adventures. I am looking forward to learning and growing together at UW – Platteville! If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to stop by my office or contact me at or 608.342.3260.

Lawrence Anthony Parrott

Hugunin Hall: Lawrence anthony Parrott

Hello! My name is Lawrence Anthony Parrott, I hail from Chicago,IL. I  recieved my Bachelor's Degree in General Studies with a concentration in Human Service and Psychology from Baker College. I served for two years as a RA while attending Baker College. This is my third year at UW-Platteville, I will be serving as the  RD for Hugunin Hall.

In free time I enjoy watching movies or binge watching televison shows on Netflix. I absolutle love Chicago sports! I try and watch every Chicago Bulls game that I can.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at or call my office at 608.342.3210.

Taylor Burke

McGregor Hall & Cooper Living and Learning Center: Taylor Burke

Hello! I am Taylor Burke, the Resident Director of McGregor Hall and Cooper Living Learning Center. I received my Bachelor’s Degree of in Health and Human Performance with a Business minor from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. I have worked with residence life for 3 years as a resident assistant and senior assistant. This is my first year as a Resident Director and I look forward to being back on this amazing campus I call home!

My hobbies include camping, geocaching, playing/watching sports and Zumba! I am so excited to meet you all and have an incredible year!  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by calling 608.342.3250 or by emailing me at

Dakota Reed

Melcher Hall: Dakota reed

Hello and Greetings! My name is Dakota Reed, and I am the Resident Director of Melcher Hall. I received my Bachelor’s Degree of in Psychology with a personal interest area in student development from McKendree University and have been working in Residence Life since the sophomore year of my undergraduate experience, though I also dabbled in conference and event services for two seasons. This is my first year as a Resident Director (and on the UW-Platteville campus) and I look forward to working with the all-male hall that makes up Melcher!

My hobbies include adventuring, DIY projects and recycles, occasional tabletop games, and good conversation around a cup of coffee! I am incredibly excited to meet all of Melcher’s residents and families and to have an incredible year together. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out by emailing me at  or calling 608.342.3211.

Olivia Kopecky

morrow Hall: olivia kopecky

Hello! My name is Olivia Kopecky and I am the Resident Director for Morrow Hall this year. This past May, I graduated from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. While at St. Kate’s, I was a leader for my Residence Hall Association and enjoyed leading programs and events. I am originally from Webster, WI where I grew up on a hobby farm. 4-H has always been a big part of my life, so I am proud to say that this year is my 17th year as a member of the organization.  I also love to crochet, hike, cook, travel, and go skiing.

This is my first year at UW-Platteville and I look forward to accomplishing some awesome goals this year! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me by phone at 608.342.3200 or via email at

Adam Iserman

Pickard Hall: Adam Iserman

Hi Pioneers! My name is Adam Iserman and I am the Resident Director of Pickard Hall for the 2015/2016 school year. An alumnus of UW-Platteville, I am very excited to be back on campus in my first year as a professional with the Department of Residence Life.

A native of southwest Wisconsin, I grew up in Hazel Green. For the past two year, I served as the Student Conduct Coordinator at the University of Central Arkansas where I also completed my Master’s in College Student Personnel Services and Administration. While in Arkansas, I also had the opportunity to teach a University Studies course designed to help new students be successful throughout their higher education experience.

When I have a little bit of free time, I enjoy being outside, getting in a round of golf, spending time with family and friends, and of course…cheering on the Green Bay Packers!

Feel free to stop by my office, call me at 608.342.3220 or email me at

Kasey Fisher

Porter Hall: Kasey Fisher

Hello everyone! I am Kasey Fisher, the Resident Director for Porter Hall. This will be my first year as a professional staff member at Platteville.
I am from Illinois, but have been calling UW-Platteville my home away from home for the past four years. I have a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphases in management and human resources. While attending UW-Platteville, I was involved with residence life, Student Ambassadors, Dance Marathon, and NRHH.

In my free time; I love to travel, paint canvas, cook/bake, watch movies, and be outside.  If you have any questions or concerns that I can help you with, please feel free to stop by my office on the first floor of Porter, call me at 608.342.3230, or email me at

Alisha Richard

RounTree Commons: Alisha Richard

Hi Pioneers!  I am Alisha Richard, the Resident Director for Rountree Commons.  I am starting my ninth year as an RD and previously spent five years as the RD of Brockert Hall and three years as the RD of Bridgeway Commons.  I am originally from Milton, WI but have considered Platteville home since I attend for my undergrad.  I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Technologies with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Health Education as well as a Master of Science in Education in Counseling Psychology both from UW-Platteville.

I have a passion for helping students make the most out of their college experience and enjoy any opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations about important life topics.

If you have questions, need to chat, or have any concerns, please stop by my office. You can also contact me at or call my office at 608.342.7282.

Emily Harris Feddes

Southwest Hall: Emily Harris Feddes

Hi, Pioneers! My name is Emily and I just moved to the great state of Wisconsin from Billings, Montana. I attended Montana State University Billings, home of the Yellowjackets, where I earned my degree in Psychology and my minor in Creative Writing. During my time at MSUB I worked in Residence Life as both the International Resident Coordinator, and the Diversity Coordinator. I absolutely love working with and getting to know students.

In my free time I enjoy travelling, cooking, and trying cheese curds everywhere I go in Wisconsin. I also enjoy intentionally remaining behind the times and then binge watching TV shows that everyone watched 5 years ago. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to me by phone at 608.342.7250 or via email at

Melissa Stoner

WILGUS Hall: Melissa Stoner

Hi! I’m Melissa Stoner, the Resident Director for Wilgus Hall. This will be my second year at UW-Platteville.

I am from Maryland but I spent the my undergrad years in Washington D.C. I am excited to continue my adventure in the Midwest area. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communication with a minor in Public Health from American University. At American I was highly involved in residence life, wellness education, and women’s advocacy.

In my free time, I love to cook and bake. I also love movies and my Netflix account. My favorite show is Doctor Who so Whovians definitely stop by my office!

If you have any questions or concerns that I can help you with, please feel free to stop by my office on the First floor of Morrow, call me at 608.342.3280, or email me at

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