Tara Dunn – Dean of Students
Tara Dunn joined the Northwest family in November 2016, after serving as Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life and Student Success Specialist at Hinds Community College. Her experience includes residence life programming, student orientation, student conduct, and mentoring initiatives. Tara obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Delta State University and a Master of Science Degree in Higher Education Administration from Mississippi College.
Ed Carroll – Assistant Director of Campus Life and Housing
Coach Carroll came to the Office of Campus Life and Housing in 2008 after serving as Assistant Football Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Northwest. He has previously coached and taught at both the high school and college levels. He has experience in marketing and public relations in corporate America. Coach Carroll holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Simpson College, a Teaching Certificate from Northwestern State, and has completed two years of study at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science.
W.T. Wilbourn – Residence Life Coordinator
W.T. Wilbourn came to the Office of Campus Life and Housing in the summer of 2016 after serving in supervisory roles at both the Batesville and Memphis Job Corps Center, as well as the DeSoto County Sheriff Department. Mr. Wilbourn is an alumnus of Northwest, and received his B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from Mississippi Valley State University.
Chanmeika Hill – Residence Life Coordinator
Chanmeika joined the Residence Life professional staff in July 2014 as a Residence Life Coordinator. She oversees the operations of all female residence halls and Desoto Hall. Additionally, she advises students with academic concerns, promotes educational community programs, and other administrative duties. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Victory University (Memphis, TN) and a Masters of Educational Leadership from Concordia University (Portland, OR).
Suzanne Geeslin – Coordinator of Housing Operations
Mrs. Geeslin joined the team in 2009. She has previous experience in the medical and automotive fields. She is responsible for housing assignments and administrative duties within the Campus Life and Housing Office. Mrs Geeslin is a graduate of Northwest.