Meet the Staff
OFFICE OF RESIDENCE LIFE STAFF
The Department of Residence Life staff works to provide support, guidance and assistance for over 1,400 residential students. The professional staff team currently includes a Director, Associate Director, Assistant Director, a Senior Coordinator and two Graduate Assistants. Additionally, we have fifty-four Resident Assistants (RA's) living in our 14 residence halls to intentionally foster and develop strong positive communities and assist our resident students. Our RA’s are supervised by Resident Assistant Director's (RAD’s) who supervise and support an area of campus of 200-350 residents and 7-10 RA's.
The Office of Residence Life is located in Apartment 6, which is the new residence hall nearest the Student Activities Building (SAB) and Student Community Center (SCC). You can reach us by e-mail at email@example.com, by phone at 352-588-8268 or by fax at 352-588-8901. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. We encourage students to seek assistance themselves, but are glad to speak to parents who would appreciate tips on coaching their students on how to ask for help or receive direction on solutions to residential concerns.
Residence life staff are available 24:7 for emergency assistance via the Campus Safety office (352-588-8432).
Director of Residence Life
Sean M. VanGuilder joined the Saint Leo University community in Fall 2002 as a student. While a student he was a member of the Lion’s Baseball team, SAAC (Student Athletic Advisory Committee), and a Resident Assistant. He completed his B.A. in Health Services Management in Spring 2006 and his M.B.A in Fall 2008, also from Saint Leo University. While a member of the Saint Leo staff Sean has been recognized for his contributions to the institution and received the University’s Core Values Award in January 2009 and the Robert Ackerman Outstanding Administrator Award in April 2013. Sean resides on-campus with his wife, Janet, and one-year old daughter, Bree.
Associate Director of Residence Life
KJ McConnell came to the Saint Leo University community in 2010 from the University of North Florida where she had been serving as Assistant Director. KJ received her Masters of Education in College Student Personnel Administration at James Madison University. While working at Saint Leo University, KJ has been recognized with a SEAHO Service Award, has won awards for program presentations at conferences in 2011 and 2013 and with a dedicated group of Saint Leo Resident Assistants has helped bring home the statewide Philanthropy Award (2012, 2013) and Spirit Cup (2013) from the Florida Resident Assistant Symposium. KJ lives on campus with her adopted shelter dog, Wrigley.
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Regina Seguin joined the Saint Leo University community in Fall 2002 as a student studying English and Theatre. While a student, Regina was involved in Student Government, , University Ministry, Gospel and Multicultural Choir, Residence Life, Orientation Team, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Theatre Department. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Spring 2006 and then her Master of Education from the University of Florida in Spring 2008. Regina returned to Saint Leo University in 2012 as the Assistant Director of Residence Life. Regina is currently involved in Just The Facts, SEAHO, ACUHO-I Membership Committee, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Regina lives on campus with her husband, Anthony, three-year old son, Ethan, and a baby girl arriving in September.
Graduate Assistant of Residence Life
Graduate Assistant of Residence Life
Senior Coordinator for Residence Life
2013-2014 Resident Assistants
Selection of 2013-2014 Resident Assistants is completed! Applications for mid-year openings are posted on the student employment webpage as they occur throughout the academic year. Stay tuned!