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Residence Hall Association - About


The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is the student governing body for the UAA residence halls and apartments and is made up of students like you. Members of RHA help create policies, host open forums to discuss residents' concerns, and plan fun events open to all students. These events usually include dances, sporting events and karaoke nights.

RHA has a direct voice in University governance activities via a voting seat on student government (USUAA). RHA is not only a great place to meet friends and get your voice heard but also gives you a chance to contribute to an academic and diverse residential environment while expanding your resume. RHA is a great way to get involved!

Contact Us!

Telephone: (907) 751-7444
Email: uaa.rha@alaska.edu

RHA Executive Board

Name Title Email
Sarah Gray President uaa.rha.pres@alaska.edu
VACANT Vice President of Administration uaa.rha.admin@alaska.edu
Joy Wannamaker Business & Administration Manager uaa.rha.finance@alaska.edu
 Ben Miller Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator uaa.rha@alaska.edu
VACANT National Communications Coordinator uaa.rha.ncc@alaska.edu

Meet the Advisor

Ryan J. Hill

Ryan J. Hill

RHA Advisor

Office: MAC 6-103
Phone: (907) 751-7448
Email: rha_advisor@uaa.alaska.edu

Education
  • M.Ed., College Student Affairs Administration, University of Georgia
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
  • B.A., German Language, University of Georgia
Professional and Departmental Service
  • Advisor for UAA's Residence Hall Association (RHA), Summer 2013-present
  • Advisor to Residence Life / Dining Services collateral
  • Member of NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)
Biography

Ryan J. Hill is a the Associate Director of Residence Life and the Main Apartment Complex Resident Advisor. In addition, he serves as the advisor to the Residence Hall Association. Ryan became involved in RHA as an undergrad at the University of Georgia. Ryan started his career in RHA as a hall representative then served a term as treasurer on the executive board. The next year, Ryan successfully ran for President of RHA and served two years in that position. During this time, Ryan also served as the Conference Chair for a regional meeting of RHA’s from the South Atlantic states, which attracted over 700 students! During graduate school, Ryan remained involved with RHA on a regional level and served as the finance officer for the South Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (SAACURH). In 2013, Ryan moved to Alaska to start a new adventure as a professional at UAA. Immediately, Ryan took on the advising position of RHA and never looked back! Ryan loves working with student leaders and believes RHA plays an integral role in the residential community. RHA gives residents a unified voice and works hard to improve life on campus.

 

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