Meet the Staff

We are located in Eckhart Hall, Room 105.
Call 630-844-7881 • Email us at reslife@aurora.edu

Ann Almasi
Ann Almasi-Bush
630-844-4578 · aalmasibush@aurora.edu
Eckhart 105

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Education:
MS Ed, Educational Administration, Illinois State University
BS, Health Science, Bradley University

Areas of Specialization: I oversee the direction of the Residence Life Department and am responsible for safety and well-being of all residential students. It is my honor to work with such talented student leaders and passionate professional staff members in our quest to build a strong residential community at AU. I also oversee the Office of Student Activities, serve as a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and I am an Assistant Title IX Coordinator for the university.

Michael Hargrove
Michael Hargrove
630-844-4627 · mhargrove@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106

Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His

Education:
BA, Business Management - Concentration in Human Resources, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
MS, Counseling and Student Development, Kansas State University

Areas of Specialization: Memorial and Davis Hall Residence Hall Director

Bridget McDermott
Bridget McDermott
630-844-6192 · bmcdermo@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Education:
BS, Elementary Education and a minor in Math, Saint Joseph's College

Areas of Specialization: Centennial Hall Residence Hall Director

John Contreras
John Contreras
630-844-4628 · jcontreras@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106

Preferred Pronouns: He/His/Him

Education:
BA, English, Roosevelt University
MS, College Student Personnel, Western Illinois University

Areas of Specialization: Watkins Residence Hall Director

Tyler Foster
Tyler Foster
630-844-4629 · tfoster@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106

Preferred Pronouns: He/His/Him

Education:
BSW, Social Work, Aurora University

Areas of Specialization: Memorial and Davis Residence Hall Director