Staff Listing

Staff Listing

Dean of Students Office

Rachael Stark, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean of Students

Rachael Stark joined the Division of Student Affairs at Temple University in November 2011 as the Associate Dean of Students with direct responsibility for the CARE Team. Prior to joining the Student Affairs team at Temple, Rachael held professional positions within Residential Life at Arizona State University, York College of Pennsylvania and Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Rachael earned her doctorate from Colorado State University with a focus in College and University Leadership.  Her research area focused on the moral behavior of Resident Assistants. She also attended The Ohio State University where she earned a Master of Art in Higher Education and Student Affairs and a Bachelor of Art in Psychology.

Student Center, Suite 304
1755 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-7188
F: (215) 204-1663

Christopher G. Carey
Senior Associate Dean of Students

Chris joined the Division of Student Affairs in September of 2006, and moved into the Senior Associate Dean of Students role in August of 2017.  His team focuses on student engagement, and includes Student ActivitiesLeadership Development, and Orientation, New Student & Family Programs​.  Chris is also the chair for the Division's Assessment Committee and Good Neighbor Committee.

Chris earned his doctorate from Widener University in Higher Education Administration.  His researched focused on the supervisory relationships of senior student affairs officers and their direct reports.  His master's degree is in Education Administration from Temple University, and a Bachelor of Science from Saint Joseph's University.

Temple University
Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 219M
1755 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-3237
F: (215) 204-1846

Disability Resources & Services

Aaron Spector

Aaron Spector is the director of Disability Resources and Services. Aaron is responsible for promoting a culture of inclusion for students with diverse abilities at Temple University through the provision of direct support to students and leadership to the university on issues of accessibility.

Aaron joined the Disability Resources and Services department in 2010 and became the director in 2014. He began his career as a middle school and high school teacher before making the transition to higher education. He served as the disability services coordinator at Indiana University for four years.

Aaron has an Associate’s degree from Simon’s Rock College of Bard, a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Oberlin College, and a Master’s degree in Education from the College of Staten Island. 

Disability Resources & Services
100 Ritter Annex, 1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-1280
F: (215) 204-6794


Leadership Development

Lauren Bullock
Program Director, Leadership Development

219M Howard Gittis Student Center
1755 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-7145
F: (215) 204-1846

Lauren Bullock joins the Student Affairs team in June of 2012 as the Program Director for Leadership Development.  Bullock most recently served as the Coordinator of Student Activities in the Office of Student Life at Temple University Ambler. Her duties and responsibilities included planning campus events, coordinating leadership development, oversight of student organizations, and serving as the liaison between the Office of Student Life and the General Activities Fee (GAF) Committee at Main campus.

Prior to her service at Ambler, Bullock worked in athletics administration at the University of Texas at Austin and Florida State University in Tallahassee. During her time at FSU, she served as the primary sports information contact for the 2006 NCAA Division I National Champion men’s track and field team.

Bullock is a 2003 graduate of Temple’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and a 2005 graduate of the College of Education at Florida State University. In Spring of 2010, she completed the graduate certificate program in Diversity Leadership offered through Temple’s College of Education.

A native of central New Jersey, she is a member of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) organization  and the Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABWHE).

Orientation and New Student Programs

Deanne Decrescenzo
Director, Orientation and New Student Programs

Deanne DeCrescenzo joined Temple in August 2017 as the Director of Orientation, New Student & Family Programs.  She is committed to supporting the transition of incoming students and their families to Temple University and helping them develop a sense of belonging here.  She oversees departmental programs including Freshman, Transfer, and Parent & Family Orientations, Parent & Family Weekend, and other new student initiatives. 

Prior to arriving at Temple University, Deanne worked at Baruch College, CUNY and Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City.  

She is a graduate of Penn State University (B.S. Marketing, B.S. French, B.S. International Studies) and Columbia University (M.A. Higher & Postsecondary Education).  Deanne is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and a member ofNASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and NODA - Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education.

Temple University
Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 309
1755 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-5789
F: (215) 204-3287

Student Activities

Director, Student Activities


Student Center

Jason Levy

Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 219
1755 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-7131
F: (215) 204-1846

Jason joined Temple in October of 2006. As the Director of the Student Center, he is primarily responsible for managing the operations of our Student Center facilities on both Main Campus and the Health Science Center campus with a focus on staff and student development, facility operations, technology integration, and program support. Jason is the primary contact for our Association of College Unions International programs and works with the Region 3 Leadership Team.

Prior to joining the Temple staff Jason was well traveled and worked at four other student unions/centers including UNC Charlotte's Cone Center, The Sarratt Student Center at Vanderbilt University, and the Indiana Memorial Union. He has a Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree from West Chester University.

When not at work he enjoys playing basketball, eating in Chinatown, and is an avid car buff. While not a Philadelphia native, Jason calls the city home and was very excited to rejoin the community. He is active in the Culinary Society of Philadelphia and has a variety of ties to business and industry in Montgomery County.

Filip Pongratz
Associate Director

3340 North Broad Street
Student Faculty Center, RM 200
Philadelphia, PA 19140
P: (215) 707-4362
F: (215) 707-4481

Filip Pongratz joined the Division of Student Affairs at Temple University in August 2003. In November 2005, he became the Associate Director of the Student Faculty Center on the Health Science Center (HSC) Campus. Filip oversees the conference center, recreation center, HSC student organizations and programs offered by the department.

Filip completed his bachelor’s degree at King’s College London, United Kingdom and earned his master’s degree in Sports Administration from Temple University.

Student Conduct and Community Standards

Brian Foley

Assistant Dean of Students

Brian returned to the Division of Student Affairs in February 2017 when he became the Assistant Dean of Students, responsible for managing the student process system at the university. 

Brian is a 1997 graduate of the College of Liberal Arts, a 1999 graduate of the College of Education, and a 2013 graduate of the Fox School.  Brian first became a fulltime employee at Temple in 2001, working as an Academic Advisor with the Academic Resource Center.  In 2005, Brian joined the Division of Student Affairs and became the first Program Coordinator for Student Conduct.  In 2012, Brian left the Division to become a Senior Academic Advisor with the Academic Resource Center.  Before his return in 2017, he continued to support the Division through his involvement with the CARE Team and serving as a chair for Conduct Boards.  

Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 318
1755 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Wellness Resource Center

Alison McKee

Alison McKee joined Temple in January of 2017. As the Director of the Wellness Resource Center, she is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion and prevention programs that address the needs of the Temple student body.

She earned her undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies from Temple University, and her Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. Alison has prior experience working in community based-health education, and has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Sexuality. Alison has also served as consultant working with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center on prevention campaigns.

Alison is passionate about providing students with the information they need to succeed and thrive. Her areas of focus include sexual health, gender identity and sexual orientation, sexual violence prevention, and intimate partner violence prevention.


Lower Level Mitten Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204 7578
F: (215) 204-9710

University Housing and Residential Life

Lezley Galloway
Director UHRL Information Technology

Peabody Hall
2025 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6027
P: (215) 204-9808

Lezley Galloway is the Inaugural Director of University Housing Information Technology. A native of Philadelphia, she brings 13 years of higher education experience with her to Temple University.

Previously she held the position of Director of Computing Support and Coordinator of Academic Technology at Philadelphia University.  Before her appointment at Philadelphia University, she held two management level positions at George Washington University, Manager of Classroom Technology Services and Manager of ISS Help Desk.

Lezley earned her Master of Science in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Philadelphia University.  Additionally Lezley holds adjunct positions at Drexel University, Philadelphia University, and University of Phoenix.

Edward Neblock
Director of Finance & Administration

1910 Liacouras Walk, Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6027
P: (215) 204-7184
F: (215) 204-3261

Edward Neblock started as Associate Director of Finance and Operations for the Office of University Housing and Residential Life in July 2000. His responsibilities include budget development and financial management, business operations, information technology, Assignments & Billing and Summer Conference & Off Campus Housing.

Prior to arriving at Temple, Mr. Neblock worked at various positions in Distribution Planning and Management for retailer Montgomery Ward and as a geotechnical engineer on various projects around the world for Harza Engineering Company.

Edward is a native of Kankakee, Illinois and received his Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the University of Illinois. He earned his Master of Management degree from Northwestern University.

Sean P. Killion, Ed.D., MBA
Associate Director, Assignments and Billing

1910 Liacouras Walk, Suite 201G
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-7184 (press #5)
F: (215) 204-3261

Sean joined Temple University in 2007 as the Assistant Director for Assignments and Billing in the Office of University Housing & Residential Life overseeing the University’s Housing Selection Process and working with departmental and divisional marketing communication programs.  Sean served as the Chair of the Division of Student Affairs' Divisional Task Force for Marketing and Branding and Co-Chaired the Division's Web Communications Task Force.  Sean serves on Temple University's Council of Communicators and Social Media Task Force.  In February, 2012, Sean was promoted as the Associate Director for University Housing and Residential Life.

Sean is an active volunteer of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO) and currently serves as the Past-President for the Association, having served as President-Elect in 2009-2010 and as President from 2010-2011.  Sean was awarded the James Hurd Outstanding Service Award in October, 2009 and the David G. Butler Distinguished Service Award in November, 2013 for his dedicated service over many years to MACUHO.  Sean also chaired the Marketing and Communications Committee for the Association for College and University Housing Officers International (ACUHO-I) from 2010-2011 and was a member of the Certification in Occupancy Management (CIOM) Task Force.

In addition to his professional affiliations, Sean has remained an active volunteer with the Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc.  Sean received the 2003 & 2007 Division Commander of the Year Award from the national fraternity for his efforts in the Philadelphia area and was recognized as the 2006-2008 Alumnus of the Biennium at the Grand Chapter in Austin, TX in June 2008.  Sean is also a Board member for the Friends of Archbishop Ryan High School (FARHS) Alumni Association and is currently serving as the organization's Vice President.

Sean graduated from Philadelphia University in May 1998 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from LaSalle University in May 2005, and graduates in May 2015 with a Doctorate of Education from Temple University's College of Education.

Tyreice DuPass
Interim Director, Maintenance Operations

Johnson Hall, Lower Level
2029 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
P: (215) 204-0379
F: (215) 204-6831

Kevin Williams
Director, Residential Life

1910 Liacouras Walk, Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6027
P: (215) 204-4486
F: (215) 204-9141

Kevin W. Williams is a native of Hudson, Michigan. Kevin has 16-years of progressive experience in higher education, including housing administration, residential education, and student behavior. Kevin joined the Division of Student Affairs at Temple University July 2005, serving first as the Associate Director of Residential of Life. Kevin currently serves as the Director of Residential Life where he supervises the overall residential life program.

Prior to arriving to Temple University, Kevin served as the Assistant Dean of Students/Assistant Director of Residential Life & Dining Services at Oberlin College where he was employed for six years. Additionally, Kevin held similar position at Oberlin College and the University of Michigan. Kevin earned a Master of Clinical Social Work from the University of Michigan and Bachelor of Arts in Social Science & Elementary Education from Siena Heights University. Kevin is currently enrolled in the doctoral program for Educational Leadership at Temple University.

Laura Randolph
Associate Director, Residential Life

1910 Liacouras Walk, Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6027
P: (215) 204-3824
F: (215) 204-9141

Laura Randolph is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia.  Laura earned a Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel from Miami University, with emphasis on student culture and higher education administration.  She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music from Radford University.  She arrived at Temple University in July 2008 as the Assistant Director for Residential Life within University Housing and Residential Life.   Laura is responsible for the overall experience first year students have in the residence halls, the Living Learning Communities program, and the overall residence education curriculum.  She is passionate about students’ experience and providing them the opportunity and resources to successfully transition into Temple University.  Prior to arriving to Temple University, Laura served at University of North Carolina, Greensboro as the Coordinator for Residential Learning where she was employed for four years.

Shana Alston
Associate Director, Residential Life

1910 Liacouras Walk, Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6027
P: (215) 204-4488
F: (215) 204-9141