Meet Your Office of Residence Life Staff

Jason Lanker, M.A., A.B.D.
Director of Residence Life and Judicial Affairs
Office of Residence Life, Trinity Hall 1st Floor
716-649-7900, ext. 362

Biography:  Jason has been Director of Residence Life and Judicial Affairs at Hilbert College for five years. He is formerly from Indianapolis, Indiana and has a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and a Master’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana. He is currently working on his dissertation for his doctorate at D’Youville College. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and reading a good book.


Erin Ackerman, M.A.
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Office of Residence Life, Trinity Hall 1st Floor
716-649-7900, ext. 253

Biography:  Erin is in her second year with Hilbert Residence Life, having previously been a student and then employee of the State University of New York at Fredonia. A Western New York native, she received two Bachelor’s degrees and a Master’s degree from Fredonia, and went on to serve as a Residence Director there for six years. She is an avid reader, cook, and baker and in her free time enjoys travel, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her classic rock cover band.

Jake Peters, B.A. 
Area Coordinator for the Office of Residence Life
Mail Room, Office of Residence Life Trinity Hall 1st Floor
716-649-7900, ext. 431

   Jake earned his Bachelor's degree at Emmanuel College in Boston Massachusetts where he studied Studio Art and Art History. This is Jake's first year serving as Hilbert College's Area Coordinator, and he is simultaneously working towards his Master's degree in College Student Personnel Administration at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. In his spare time Jake likes to keep busy by painting, working with ceramics, or being outdoors.

Resident Assistants in Trinity Residence Hall

Arvi Carkanji

Ryan Crino
Nehemiah Kornegay
Tyler Roth
Naillin Ramos
Ben Unverhau

Resident Assistants in St. Joseph Residence Hall
Kristina Gilbert
Alexis Rowe

Resident Assistants in Apartments
Janaé Brown
Harlie Decker
Tyler Sulski
Adam Zientek

Desk Attendants
John McAlpine 
Sylvia Levier 
Bob Kenefic 
Jamie Hopkins 
Amber Neff 
Lea Church 
Emily Cole 
Sam Gerstner 
Bryan Colburn   

Office Workers
Amanda Binder
Arvi Carkanji 
Ben Unverhau   

Game Room Attendants:
Amber Neff 
Bryan Colburn 
Brittany Correa 
Amanda Brown 
Andrea Harris 
Lea Church 
Emily Cole