Neil Golemo

Neil E. Golemo

Director of Residence Life


Neil E. Golemo has been with Texas A&M University at Galveston since 2006 and has served as the Director of Residence Life since the Fall of 2014. During his tenure, he has seen the professional staff grow from one Masters level and live-on professional to five Masters level professionals with three living on-campus. The Residence Life Student Staff program has grown from twelve Resident Assistants, to over twenty Community Leaders and ten Company Commanders. The campus community has grown from three Residence Halls and six-hundred beds to seven Residence Halls with over 1600 beds. Mr. Golemo has been involved in many committees such as chairing the Residence Hall recommendation steering committee and assisting with the development of the TAMUG Honors Curriculum. These things along with many programs such as Halloween Howl, Campus Preview and Gig ‘Em Week have all grown during his time at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Mr. Golemo earned his B.A. in Speech Communications at Baylor University in 2004, his M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Baylor University in 2006, and is currently pursuing his PhD in Higher Education from Texas A&M University, hoping to finish in 2023.

Marlee Williams

Marlee J. Williams

Business Associate III


Marlee J. Williams came to the TAMUG Office of Residence Life in March of 2014. She graduated with an Associate of Arts degree from Galveston College. Prior to her joining TAMUG she had 15 years of Executive Assistant experience. She enjoys the beach, traveling and working with the students at TAMUG to ensure their success.

Alex Crouse

Alex B. Crouse

Assistant Director of Residence Life


Alex B. Crouse came to the TAMUG Residence Life Staff in the Spring of 2013. He comes with a Bachelors of Science in Marine Biology from York College of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Higher Education- Student Affairs Administration from Kutztown University. Alex also has experience working in different areas of student life, orientation, community outreach, and campus activities, and a variety of students, first-year, co-ed, and upperclassmen. Along with working in Residence Life, he will be advising Checkin' Crew.

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Sarah E. West

Assistant Director of Residence Life


Sarah E. West started her TAMUG Residence Life Staff experience in the summer of 2014. She has received a Bachelor's of Arts in Journalism Broadcasting from Oklahoma State University in addition to a Masters in Higher Education- Student Affairs Administration, also from Oklahoma State University. Sarah has worked in a wide range of student affairs job titles. During her time as a Wellness Residence Director she planned wellness programs for the Housing and Residential Life as well as supervised an Academic Mentor student staff. Sarah has also worked as a Success Coach and co-supervised Supplemental Instruction Leaders. 



Carrie Rowland

Carrie I. Rowland

Housing Coordinator for Hullabaloo, Oceans & Pacific Hall


Carrie Rowland joined the TAMUG Residence Life team in the summer of 2018.  Before beginning her professional career in Galveston, she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Arts in Higher Education: College Student Affairs.  Carrie is also a licensed secondary science educator and looks forward to working with the unique student body here at TAMUG.  Her primary interests in higher education are the personal development of students, curriculum design, and mentorship.   



Joe-Nathan Timmons

Joe-Nathan L. Timmons

Housing Coordinator for Corps Housing


Joe-Nathan Timmons joined the Residence Life team in the summer of 2016. Joe-Nathan graduated from Texas A&M University at Galveston with a Bachelor of Science in Maritime Administration. Afterwards, he attended State University of New York -  Maritime College for his Master of Science in International Transportation Management and Logistics.  Joe-Nathan brings a specific background in working with Residence Life in a maritime related college, regimental experience, diversity experience, and program development that is tailored to fit the needs of students entering the maritime transportation industry. 

Branston Harris

Branston G. Harris

Housing Coordinator for Albatross,
Atlantic and Polaris Hall


Branston G. Harris became part of the TAMUG Residence Life team in the Summer of 2014. Before his transition to Galveston, he completed his Master's degree in Higher Education: Administration & Supervision at the University of Houston and his Bachelor's degree in Music at Texas State University. He served in many different Student Affairs areas at both institutions including: Commuter Student Services, Student Conduct, Residence Life, Orientation, Student Programming Board, Campus Activities and a variety of diversity/inclusion initiatives. Branston is a student affairs professional who is dedicated to establishing a conducive learning environment, which enables students to prosper academically and grow holistically.