Residence Hall Staff

Elizabeth Ackman
Director of Residence Life

Office of Residence Life
Crawford Hall
Room 134
315-684-6043
reslife@morrisville.edu

Ashley Starbuck
Residence Hall Director

Residence Hall: South

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, International Studies and Political Science, SUNY Oneonta and Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Social Science, SUNY Cobleskill

Hometown: Unadilla, New York

Ashley is a third-year Residence Hall Director at the College. Her favorite part of working at Morrisville are the positive interactions with students, faculty, and staff. Her goal is to assist and facilitate student development and enhance their collegiate experience to make it the best it can be.

When not at work, Ashley enjoys watching movies, traveling, being involved in politics, camping, hiking, kayaking, learning new things, and spending time with her cats, Alastor and Sirius.

Megan Marks
Residence Hall Director

Residence Halls: Cayuga & East

Graduate: Master of Science in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration, Nazareth College of Rochester 

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in English, Dual Childhood and Special Education, Le Moyne College 

Hometown: Syracuse, New York 

Megan is a first-year Residence Hall Director at the College and is excited to begin this next chapter of her professional career. Before joining the residence life team, Megan worked for two years as a hall director at Nazareth College. She has experience in multiple functioning areas of higher education including: Admissions, Financial Aid, and Diversity & Inclusion efforts. Megan is passionate about diversity related issues, developing genuine relationships with students and helping them reach their full potential.

In her spare time, Megan enjoys crafting, baking, spending time with her husband and is an avid football fan.

Paul Bliss
Residence Hall Director

Residence Hall: Mohawk

Graduate: Master of Arts, Student Affairs in Higher Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Master of Arts, Communications Studies: Marketing Communications, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies: Public Relations, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Erie, Pennsylvania

Paul is a third-year Residence Hall Director at the College. Additionally, Paul taught the First Year Experience course and worked closely with new student orientation. Before joining the residence life team, Paul worked for two years in residence life and international education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Paul also raised over one-million dollars in multiple professional roles for Hartwick College. Paul’s continued enthusiasm for working with and developing college students motivated his transition to student affairs.

When Paul is not at work, he enjoys cooking, gaming, and spending time with his wife, son, and adorable cat.

Aaron Lichtenwalter
Residence Hall Director

Residence Hall: Onondaga

Graduate: Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Business Management

Hometown: Macungie, Pennsylvania

Aaron is a first-year Residence Hall Director at the college and he is excited to begin his career at this college. Aaron has a passion for helping students navigate their way through the college experience with a strong focus in student development. Before joining the Residence Life team at Morrisville, Aaron worked and studied at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. 

When Aaron is not at work he enjoys playing video games, watching Game of Thrones, and spending time with family and friends.

Asiana Smith
Residence Hall Director

Residence Halls: Oneida & Fountain View

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Communications with a concentration in Advertising, double minor in English and Sociology, Le Moyne College 

Hometowns: Bronx, NY & Rome, NY

Asiana is a first-year Residence Hall Director at the College and she is very enthusiastic to be a part of the Morrisville community. In addition, she is excited to foster a fun and interactive atmosphere. Before joining the residence life team, Asiana worked as a Resident Director at Fulton-Montgomery Community College in Johnstown, NY. Asiana’s passion is helping students realize and actualize their goals and she enjoys building lasting relationships with students that carry on well beyond college.

Megan Sanzo
Residence Hall Director

Residence Hall: West

Graduate: Master of Science in Higher Education Administration, Warner School at the University of Rochester

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Cazenovia College

Hometown: Wynantskill, New York

Megan is a second-year Residence Hall Director at the College, and she is excited to being a new chapter in her professional career. Megan has a passion for helping first-generation and first-year students navigate their collegiate experiences. She has been working in higher education in multiple capacities over the past eight years and is looking forward to working with the students, faculty, and staff at the College.
In her spare time, Megan enjoys crafting, attending theater and sporting events, watching Netflix, reading, and traveling.