The Office of Residential Experience houses the Associate Dean of Students, Director of Residential Experience, and Coordinator of Residential Experience, as well as a team of student workers. Please feel free to call us or visit our office during Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and we will be glad to assist you.

Jim Sciuto, Associate Dean of Students

Jim graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from Saint Mary’s College in the class of 2000 and obtained his Master's Degree of Education from the University of San Francisco in the class of 2009. He is also the current Resident Director of Guerrieri East Hall.

Darrien Rice, Director of Residential Experience

Darrien joined our community in March 2014. Darrien graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Oakland University in the class of 2003 and obtained his Master’s Degree of Training and Development from Oakland University in the class of 2008. 

Allison Dea, Coordinator of Residential Experience

Allison joined Saint Mary's College in August of 2014. She received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology and Music from the University of California, San Diego in 2012. She is also finishing up her thesis for her Master's of Science degree in Educational Leadership Studies with an emphasis in College Student Development from Oklahoma State University. She is also the current Resident Director of Syufy Hall and Siena Hall.

Our Student Workers


Melissa Buttafoco

Hometown: Gig Harbor, CA

Major: Business Administration

Class Year: Class of 2017

Other Campus Involvement: Gael Sisterhood

Fun Fact: Her favorite animal is an elephant.


Jacqueline Hitchcock

Hometown: San Leandro, CA

Major: Health Science

Class Year: Class of 2018

Fun Fact: She can make sushi.


Kimberly Paschal

Hometown: Tracy, CA

Major: Accounting

Class Year: Class of 2018

Other Campus Involvement: SEBA Undergraduate Advisory Board member and BSU member

Fun Fact: This past summer, she was a camp counselor at camp Concord in South Lake Tahoe.


Allie Steele

Hometown: Elk Grove, CA

Major: Politics with a minor in Sociology

Class Year: Class of 2017

Other Campus Involvement: Meditation Club

Fun Fact: She will be spending next Summer in New Zealand, for 2 months, and she is the San Jose Sharks' #1 fan!


Amanda Templeton

Hometown: Shingle Springs, CA

Major: 2+2 Nursing

Class Year: Class of 2017

Other Campus Involvement: Meditaion Club and New Student Orientation

Fun Fact: She has been sky diving.


Jenny Weiland

Hometown: Medford, OR

Major: Psychology

Class of 2015

Other Campus Involvement: Member and Community Outreach Coordinator of the Saint Mary's Spirit Team, Programing Coordinator for the Residence Hall Association, and DJ for KSMC

Fun Fact: She can do a back flip.

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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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