Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

Staff

Central Staff

LisaTrain2020

Lisa Train

Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing

Lisa (she/her/hers) serves as the Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing. She is responsible for the overall delivery of the housing aspects of the residence life and housing program, including housing assignments and occupancy management, along with the supervision of the two assistant directors.

Before coming to Cortland, Lisa worked as the Associate Director of Housing and Operations at Kenyon College and as an Area Coordinator (AC) at Spring Hill College. She graduated from Ohio University and completed her Master's Degree in Leadership and Ethics at Spring Hill College.

 In her spare time, Lisa enjoys building computers, watching movies, playing video games and spending time with her fur-family of four dogs and two cats.

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Cindy Lake

Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing for Programming and Staff Development

Cindy (she/her/hers) is the Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing for Programming and Staff Development. She oversees the development and maintenance of the Program Curriculum in the residence halls and provides oversight for training and on-going development for our Resident Assistants and Residence Hall Directors. Cindy also supervises several professional staff members and serves on several campus committees.

Cindy previously worked in Residence Life at Stony Brook University as an Assistant Director and Cazenovia College as a Residence Hall Director. She has a B.A. in Psychology from SUNY Potsdam and a M.A. in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership in Higher Education from The College of William & Mary.

In her free time, Cindy enjoys traveling, reading, watching movies, biking, antiquing, and the Adirondacks.

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Rob Binnall

Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing for Staff Recruitment and External Programs

Rob (he/him/his) is the Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing for Staff Recruitment and External Program at SUNY Cortland. In this role, Rob oversees all of our professional and student staff recruitment, serves as the liaison to outside offices, and manages our summer camps and conference programs. He also works closely with SUNY Cortland’s Emergency Manager to review and update campus emergency procedures for our residential population.

Rob is originally from Massachusetts and has a M.Ed. from Suffolk University in Administration in Higher Education and a B.A. from Nichols College in History Education. He has worked in Residence Life and Housing for eight years and prior to that, worked at Ithaca College in the First Year Experience office in planning new student orientation.

In his spare time, Rob enjoys rooting for his New England sports teams and freelances as a photographer.

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Michael P. Baker

Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing for Technology and Marketing

Mike (he/him/his) is the Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing for Technology and Marketing. In his role, Mike assists in marketing on-campus housing, manages our housing software, oversees the office webpage, and provides technical support to the office staff. He also supervises three Residence Hall Directors.

Mike has a M.A. from Stony Brook University in Higher Education Administration and a B.S. from SUNY Fredonia in Geology. Prior to coming to SUNY Cortland, he previously worked at Keuka College and Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC).

In his free time, Mike enjoys hiking with his dog and fiancée, PC gaming, and weightlifting.

Katt Reilly

Katt Reilly

Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing for Operations

Katt (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing for Operations. She works closely with the Facilities and Operations service group on campus to ensure that residents have a secure, comfortable and sustainable living environment while on campus. She oversees work order requests, works with internet and cable providers, manages equipment requests, coordinates damage billing, and manages key and card access for the residence halls.

Katt previously worked as a Residence Hall Director here at SUNY Cortland. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Cortland in History and her Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from Stony Brook.

In her spare time, Katt enjoys hiking with her dog, trying new recipes, binging her favorite TV shows, and perfecting new coffee making techniques.

Residence Hall Directors (RHD)

Individual photos and contact information for RHDs are available on the residence hall pages.

Support Staff

Wendy Sirvent

Wendy Sirvent
Administrative Assistant 1

Connie Masten

Connie Masten
Office Assistant 2

Karen Holcomb

Karen Holcomb
Office Assistant 1

Kyle Cannon 2021

Kyle Cannon
Interim Office Assistant 2

Contact Us

Residence Life and Housing
Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-33

Email: ResidenceLifeandHousing@cortland.edu

Phone: 607-753-4724

Fax: 607-753-5984

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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