About Event Services

Event Support

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Event Support Assistants help meeting planners have successful meetings and events with “day of” on-site support.
  • Monitoring Student Centers building operations
  • Setting up and breaking down event spaces
  • Troubleshooting technology issues
  • Provide “day of” support for events taking place in Student Centers-supported buildings
  • Working well in a fast-paced environment
  • Exhibiting the can-do attitude required for customer-oriented events management.

Event Rentals

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  • Supports transport, set-up, and break down of event furnishings
  • Prepare venue for events
  • Provides basic training to clients regarding presentation equipment (i.e., in-room projector operation for Powerpoint presentations)
  • Acts as liaison between groups and university-supported services

Event Technicians

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Event Technicians help with sound reinforcement, video, and technology issues, plus preparation, setup and wrap of events and meetings.
  • Deliver and set up all sound and lighting equipment prior to the event
  • Operate and troubleshoot technical equipment during the event
  • Take down all equipment after event completion and return to proper storage areas

Staff Directory

Name Title
Keith B. Ellis Associate Director Student Centers
Kevin Dunayer Assistant Director Event Services (Operations)
Sean Cox Assistant Director Event Services (Production)
Tavia Burden Production Coordinator
Dana Hodson Event Operations Supervisor
Krisztina Roder Event Support Supervisor
Taylor Reagan Event Technology Supervisor
William Smith Audio & Visual Engineer
Joaquin Martinez Operations Crew Leader
Henry Rodriquez Operations Crew Leader
Rafael Urbina Operations Crew Leader
Jaime Berdugo Operations Assistant
Samuel Castro Operations Assistant
Salvador Castro Operations Assistant
Jose Medina Operations Assistant
Candelario Paz Operations Assistant
Hector Sarria Operations Assistant