Student Life Staff
Danielle Kleist, M.Ed.
Director of Student Life and Services
Danielle Kleist joined WSU Tri-Cities in September 2014. Prior to joining the EMSS team, Danielle was the Director of Orientation and Commuter Student Involvement at the University of Miami in Florida. She also previously worked for NASPA as the Assistant Director for Educational Programs & NASPA Foundation in Washington, DC. Danielle earned her Bachelor of Science from Central Washington University and her Master of Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Brandon Fox, M.Ed
Assistant Director of Student Life and Services
Brandon Fox joined WSU Tri-Cities in September 2015. Before that, Brandon was the Coordinator of Student Activities and an Adjunct Faculty Member in Graphic Design at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Brandon earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Kansas State University and his Master of Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
RJ Aubert, M.S
Recreation and Fitness Coordinator
RJ joined WSU Tri-Cities in August 2015. Before moving to the Tri-Cities area he was the Intramural and Club Sports Intern at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. RJ received his Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Dubuque and his Master’s Degree from Lasell College.
Austin Wingle graduated from WSU Tri-Cities with a degree in Digital Technology & Culture. Austin joined the Office of Student Life as the Graphic Design Assistant in the summer of 2015. As of October 2016 Austin became the Program Coordinator.
Graphic Designer/Office Assistant
Dana Parmenter is currently a junior at WSU Tri-Cities studying Computer Science and Digital Technology and Culture. Dana started working for the Office of Student Life as the Graphic Design Assistant in the summer of 2016 and Orientation Leader in the winter of 2015.