Building Managers

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Matthew Collum

Nicholas DeMarco

Danison Fronda

Reginald Georges

Julissa Gonzalez

Sejal Makadia

Sean McChesney

Matthew Mortillaro

Louis Ojeda

Shanice Otieno

Gabrielle Raccosta

Emily Schladebeck

Luis Torres

Amanda Wood

Victoria Woods
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Matt Collum

As a senior studying Physical education, this is my fourth year working at the Rec Center, but my third year as a Building Manager. It is also my second year as the Area Supervisor of Facilities. The Rec has already changed my life for the better in more ways than I can begin to explain! Ultimately, my goal is to be an NCAA basketball referee, refereeing on the court during the Final Four. I always look forward to meeting new people, so stop by and say hi!

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Nick DeMarco

I am a Sophomore here at Montclair State University and I am studying to be an accounting major, hoping to graduate in the next 4 years with my Masters. I have worked one full year as a facilities member and now have the privilege to join the Building Manager staff here at the Rec Center. I am a strong leader and a very understanding person. I enjoy meeting new people and will always challenge myself to meet at least a few new people every day. My favorite pastimes are working out, playing guitar, traveling, cooking and trying something new. I'll never say no to a challenge and I always put others before myself. I look forward to growing as an individual through my time here at the Rec Center!

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Danison Fronda

Hello there! To get things started, I am a 5th Year Senior Accounting Major with a minor in Dance. And if that alone doesn’t tell you that I’m quite a well-rounded fellow, there are a few more things that you should know. In addition to being a Building Manager here at the Student Recreation Center, I’m also a Special Events Director, a member of the C.A.R.E. Committee, and a 2nd Year Executive Board Member of the student organization, RecBoard. When I’m not working (which is rare), I enjoy taking dance classes, working out, cooking things that I see on the Food Network, making origami, learning American Sign Language, and creating videos for my YouTube Channel. If you have any questions about the Rec or MSU or just feel like chatting, feel free to stop me and say hello! You’ll most likely find me dancing around the Rec!

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Reginald Georges

I am a Senior at Montclair State and I am a Computer Science major. I started working at Campus Rec my freshman year as Facilities, and then Equipment Checkout. This is my fourth year with Campus Rec and will be my first year as a Building Manager. In my spare time I love to hang out with friends, listen to some music, sleep, eat, and sleep some more.

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Julissa Gonzalez

I am currently a senior here at Montclair State University and a Business Administration major with a concentration in Management and Marketing. This will be my fourth year working with the Department of Campus Recreation, and my second year as their Head Building Manager. Working at the Recreation Center has given me the opportunity for professional growth and has also taught me many lessons that I will be able to utilize for the rest of my life. Aside from being the Head Building Manager, I am also apart of C.A.R.E. Committee and the Professional Development Committee as it is important to me to be involved in different areas within the department. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. If you see me around the Rec, please do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have or just say hi, I'm very approachable.

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Sejal Makadia

I'm a senior at Montclair State University with a major in Biology in preparation to go to Optometry School once I graduate. I started working at the Rec center my sophomore year and loved the environment and people I worked with. I have had the opportunity to work in Facilities, Guest Relations, Equipment Checkout, and this is my first year as a Building Manager. Outside of the Rec Center, I love outdoor activities such as rock climbing, snow boarding, white water rafting, and hiking. I also love to cook, sing, read and just hang out with my friends. If you see me at the Rec, don't be afraid to say Hi and start up a conversation!

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Sean McChesney

I am currently a Sophomore at Montclair State University and I am a Television and Digital Media major with a concentration in sports media and journalism. This will be my second year working for campus recreation and my first year working as a building manager. Working at campus recreation has taught me to be professional in a working environment, represent the Rec whether I am inside or outside it, and most importantly working at the Rec has taught me to be myself, and I have met so many people and made so many new friendships along the way. Along with my job at the Rec, I am the current Sports Director at Montclair State's Radio Station 90.3 WMSC and I have my own sports show called "SMC Sports" on the station as well. I am a huge sports guy and my goal is to one day become a New York Sports Broadcaster, mainly a play by play announcer. If you see me around the Rec, don't hesitate to come up and talk to me, because as you can see by my future plans...I love to talk!

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Louis Ojeda

I am currently a senior. My major is Exercise Science with the hopes of one day becoming a physical therapist. I have worked for the campus recreation center for almost 3 years now. I am also the vice president of club baseball. I love the New Yankees, the New York Jets, and the Miami Heat.

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Shanice Otieno

I’m a senior here at MSU,majoring in biology. This will be my third year working at the Recreation center. I kind of have a thing for adventure. I love traveling, whether it be different countries or just somewhere local. I’m always looking to try new things and meet different people. I also enjoy spending time with my family, friends, working out and cooking.

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Gabrielle Raccosta

Hi, my name is Gabby Raccosta. I am a junior Family & Child Studies major in the Teacher Education Program studying to be an elementary school teacher. I started at the Rec Center last September, moved into the department of Payroll and Membership Services in the spring, and now am proud to be a new Building Manager. Additionally, I am the Public Relations and Service Chair of RecBoard! Through the Rec Center I have meet lots of great people and developed amazing friendship. Needless to say, I am looking forward to the year ahead!

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Emily Schladebeck

My name is Emily Schladebeck and I am a sophomore in the Vocal Music Education Program at Montclair State University. This is my second year working at the Student Recreation Center, and my first year as a Building Manager. I also work as an Office and Payroll Assistant, Guest Relations Attendant, and Special Events Assistant. I am also an active member of both RecBoard and the CARE Committee. Along with working at the Rec, I am a part of three choirs here on campus. I am very outgoing and I love meeting new people. Working at the Rec Center allows me to meet people outside my major. It also will provide me with communication and leadership skill that will be essential in becoming a teacher.

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Luis Torres

As a senior studying Physical education, this is my fourth year working at the Rec Center, but my third year as a Building Manager. It is also my second year as the Area Supervisor of Facilities. The Rec has already changed my life for the better in more ways than I can begin to explain! Ultimately, my goal is to be an NCAA basketball referee, refereeing on the court during the Final Four. I always look forward to meeting new people, so stop by and say hi!

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Amanda Wood

Hello! My name is Amanda Wood and this will be my first year as a Building Manager! When I'm not Building Manager, you can still find me at the Rec Center as a Personal Trainer or a Group X Instructor. During my hours away from the Rec, I am a double major who studies Exercise Science and Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Campus Recreation has truly changed my life in ways I never thought possible and I am blessed for the people I have met and the opportunities I have been granted along the way.

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Victoria Woods

Hi there! I am in my fourth year here at Montclair State University with a major in Family and Child Studies with a concentration in school settings. I am working towards my teaching degree with a K-6 certification. This will be my third year working at the Department of Campus Recreation, and I absolutely love it. I spend most of my time hanging out at the Rec Center so if you ever see me don't hesitate to say hello!

 
A Recreation Center Building Manager is the person in the red shirt, and is responsible for making sure the building runs smoothly. They know how to talk to patrons and employees, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. Should you have a problem with your visit to the Recreation Center don't be afraid to talk to them about it. They are trained in customer service, conflict resolution, and risk management. A building manager's responsibilities include: keeping order and safety in the building, handling any conflicts with patrons or employees, and administering first aid to anyone in need.

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