TRS Support Team

The TRS Support Team is a joint effort from staff members on campus to provide holistic support for homeless and foster youth at USD. The staff members are from strategic departments on-campus that include: Office of Student Affairs, Housing/ Residential Life, Student Support Services, Financial Aid, and the College of Arts and Sciences.


Cathy Appel
Executive Assistant, Office of Ethical Development and Restorative Practices
Hahn UC 132

Photo of Dayanne Izmirian Dr. Dayanne Izmirian
Assistant Dean, Residential Life
MX 206
Photo of Cynthia Avery Dr. Cynthia Avery
Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
Hahn UC 232
 Photo of Pauline Powell Berryman Pauline (Berryman) Powell
Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
FH 114
 Photo of Ophelia Augustine Ophelia Augustine
Academic Coordinator, Student Support Services
BA 301
Photo of Colleen Smith Colleen Smith
Scholarship Assistant/Executive Assistant
HC 319
Photo of Carlos Cortes Carlos Cortes
STEP Graduate Assistant
  Patti Tarantino
Financial Aid Counselor
HC 319
Photo of Amanda Taylor Amanda Taylor (Puetz)
Community Director, Missions B
MX 219
Photo of Austin Galy Austin P. Galy
Assistant Director, Mulvaney Center