Housing and Residence Life

Meet the Staff

Housing Staff


425.640.1080 | housing@edmonds.edu

Office: Rainier Place Residence Hall, 19920 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Mailing address: Attn: Housing Office, 20000 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Luke Botzheim

Luke Botzheim, Housing Director
425.640.1946 | luke.botzheim@edmonds.edu

Manages the Residence Halls and Homestay Program. Works closely with Office of International Programs, agents abroad, the community, and other college departments to assure program success.

Perry Gibson

Perry Gibson, Homestay Coordinator and Assistant Director
425.640.1063 | perry.gibson@edmonds.edu

Arranges Homestay student placements and works closely with the students and families who have questions or concerns.

Christine Smith

Christine Smith, Finance Coordinator
425.640.1080 | christine.smith@edmonds.edu

Works on all payments/financial issues of Rainier Place, Sophie Court, Spencer Court, and Homestay (student and host family payments).

Victoria Callahan

Victoria Callahan, Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE)
425.640.1947 | victoria.callahan@edmonds.edu

Live-in professional staff member. Supervises the Resident Assistants (RAs), and is in charge of: RA training, student board, policy enforcement, orientation, roommate concerns, and schedules room tours.

Pam Glass

Pam Glass, Applications Specialist

425.640.1726 | pamela.glass@edmonds.edu

Organizes Airport Pickups and Housing Applications for Rainier Place, Spener Court, and Homestay.

Kathy Sivori

Kathy Sivori, Homestay Visit Representative

Visits homes to assure they are ready for placement of students and helps with special projects.


Kioni Garcia, Building Manager for Rainier Place
425.672.7630 | kgarcia@blantonturner.com 

Works for Blanton Turner, a company that manages Rainier Place, and is responsible for the student leasing and overall operations and maintenance of the building. Works closely with the Edmonds College Housing Team to assure safety and well-being of students in Rainier Place.

RA Group

Resident Assistants (RAs):
RAs are Edmonds College students who live in the residence halls. They help students adjust to life at Edmonds College, respond to emergencies, and help build community in the residence halls.

International Peer Advisors

International Mentors (IMs):
IMs are Edmonds College Students that help support the 16 and 17 year olds in our Homestay Program. They have weekly and individual meetings with students and act as a resource and cultural mentor for them.


Students and staff members who help the Housing Office to pick up new students at the airport during arrival days and take students to special off-campus events throughout the year.