Staff Bios

Dr. Anthony White
Director of Housing and Residential Life

We are excited to welcom Dr. Anthony White to the Radford family!

Dr. Anthony White is the Director for Housing and Residential Life. In this position, Dr. White provides overall direction for the on-campus residential experience at Radford University. This includes oversite of the student residential learning experience as well as the housing assignments and facilities. 

Dr. White holds a Ph.D. from Texas State University in Education, a master's degree in College Student Development from Appalachian State University and a bachelor's degree in sociology, also from Appalachian State University.

Karen Sutherland
Associate Director of Assignments & Technology

Karen earned her bachelor's degree at Colorado State University and a Master of Education from Indiana University - Bloomington.

Area Director Amanda Anderson

Amanda Anderson
Assistant Director

Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree at Virginia Tech and her master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Area Director Jackie Martin

Jackie Rumsey
Assistant Director

Preferred Name: Jackie
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
Home Town/State: Rochester, NY
Degrees/Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The College at Brockport, SUNY, Master of Science in Counselor Education from The College at Brockport, SUNY
Favorite Quote/Motto: “Learn from the past, plan for the future, live in the moment”
Passion Areas in Student Affairs: Residence Life and Housing, New Student Orientation, First Year Experience, Student Activities

Budget/Office Manager Sheila Neuse

Sheila Neuse
Budget/Office Manager

Preferred Name: Sheila
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/her
Home Town/State: Anderson, SC
Favorite Quote/Motto: “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” -Jake Goodall
Passion Areas in Student Affairs: Assisting students in reaching their community goals.

RD Josh Rosa

Josh Rosa
Resident Director, Moffett Hall

Preferred Name: Josh
Preferred Pronouns: He/His/Him
Home Town/State: South Kingstown, RI
Degrees/Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Maine, Master of Education in Higher Education from The University of Maine
Favorite Quote/Motto: “Believe in yourselves, dream, try. Do good.” – Mr. Feeny
Passion Areas in Student Affairs: Residence Life and Housing; Student Accessibility; Students Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct

Resident Director, Madison Hall & Norwood Hall

RD Zach Cober



Preferred Name: Zach

Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His

Home Town/State: Dillsburg, PA

Degrees/Education: Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies: Economics, Philosophy, and History

Favorite Quote/Motto: “It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” – Winston Churchill

Passion Areas in Student Affairs: Residence Life and Housing; Student Accessibility; Honors College; Advising/Mentoring; Academic Success/Retention, Diversity and Inclusion

RD Bernadette Sharpe

Bernadette Sharpe, 
Resident Director, Bolling Hall, Pocahontas Hall & Campus Operated Apartments

Preferred Name: Bernadette
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
Home Town/State: Franklin, GA
Degrees/Education: Master of Education Professional Counseling: College Student Affairs
Favorite Quote/Motto: “If we could act a little more according to common sense, and a good deal less according to fashion, we should find many things work easier;" - Anna Sewell
Passion Areas: Arts and crafts, puzzles, creative events, English and history

RD Rachel Quam

Rachel Quam
Resident Director, Floyd Hall, Peery Hall & Ingles Hall

Preferred Name: Rachel
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
Home Town/State: San Diego, CA
Degrees/Education: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Arts and Education and a Minor in Spanish from California State University, San Marcos and a Master of Arts in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Student Affairs from San Diego State University
Favorite Quote/Motto: “To see the World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour”  -Passage from Auguries of Innocence by William Blake
Passion Areas in Student Affairs: Orientation, New Student Programs, Teaching, Student Activities, Assessment

RD Casey Crane

Casey Crane
Resident Director, Trinkle Hall & Stuart Hall

Preferred Name: Casey
Preferred Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs
Home Town/State:  Portland, OR
Degrees/Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Concordia University, Portland and Masters of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language (TESOL) from Concordia University, Portland
Favorite Quote/Motto: “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world” – J.R.R. Tolkien
Passion Areas in Student Affairs: Residence Life and Housing, Diversity and Inclusion, Assessment