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Residence HALL Association Staff


Residence Hall Association Advisor


Matt Anderson

(435) 797-8331

I graduated in History with a minor in Geography, specializing in secondary education. I chose Utah State because I wanted to study at a prestigious university and I fell in love with this school. I plan to make it my home.

I'm excited to be the RHA and NRHH Advisor because I get to work with you amazing students. I get to be inspired each and every day. I love the support that comes from living on campus. There are so many ways to get involved and be a part of the university. 


Residence Hall Association Executives


Morgan Pales
RHA President

My Name is Morgan Pales I am a Senior majoring in Marketing. I am also the RHA President and Executive member in Central Campus. RHA has so many things planned that will give you the opportunity to be involved meet tons of your future friends as well as give you leadership and networking opportunities. But more importantly RHA is a great place to have fun and be social.


Sarah Kress
RHA Administrative Vice President

I am currently a Senior studying Psychology and plan on pursuing a Master's Degree in School Counseling. I love Utah State and the opportunities that it provides for students. This year, I look forward to planning retreats, as well as working with the South Area Council.

Lexie Richins
Community Relations Coordinator

I am a senior majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Marketing. I have loved the people I have met through my time here at school and have made some life-long friends. I started out in the Student Living Center and learned about an amazing leadership opportunity that Residence Life offers called the Residence Hall Association. I was able to plan events and help the community, as well as work on my leadership skills. I eventually joined the organization as an executive and have the ability to serve student leaders! I am excited to meet new people and graduate!.

Matt Wheat
Events Coordinator

I'm a senior in the Graphic Design program, with a double major in French and Computer Science. I love Smash Brothers (Melee will always be the best), and Avatar the Last Airbender. I was an RA in Mountain View Tower for three-and-a-half years, and have made it my passion to build community, and take good ideas and make them into successful events. My goal this year is to bring that passion and creativity to RHA with my role as the RHA Events Coordinator, to produce events that are both fun and that accomplish something meaningful for the residents on campus. Together with the HVZ Harbingers, we are going to give “Humans V Zombies” the best year yet!

Crysi Muhwezi
National Communications Coordinator

As the National Communications Coordinator (NCC) I am most excited for the opportunity to take others to regional and national leadership conferences, to work together to develop ourselves and others, and to implement awesome ideas on campus at every level. This is my 4th year being involved with the Residence Hall Association in some way, shape, or form, and I love the person it has helped me become! A student, a mentor, lifelong friendships, and development opportunities galore! What are you waiting for?

Rachel Barrus
NRHH President

I am so excited to be working with the Residence Hall Association this year. I love USU. The campus is beautiful and everyone is so eager to get involved. Go Aggies!