Cody Rogers Director 907-474-6026
Heidi Shepard Associate Director of SLI 907-474-1959
Michael Willis Pub Manager 907-474-7805
John Renfro Jr Fiscal Tech 907-474-7037
Ryan Keele Building Manager 907-474-7865
Ronnie Houchin ASUAF Advisor 907-474-5153
RJ Mikulski Marketing Manager 907-474-6028
Christi Kemper Sustainability Coordinator 907-474-5072
Jo Malbert Narvaez Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator 907-474-6369
Caitlin Bernard Prevention & Wellness Coordinator 907-474-6368

About the Wood Center staff

Cody Rogers

Cody Rogers

Director of Wood Center


Cody Rogers joined the Wood Center staff in September of 2008. A proud alumnus of UAF, she completed her undergraduate degree in 2007 and continued her education by receiving her Masters in Education in Student Affairs Administration at Western Washington University in August of 2008. She serves as the Alaska membership rep for NASPA, and is an active member of the Association of College Unions-International regional IV leadership team. In her time at the Wood Center, she has served as the assistant director of student activities, associate director of programming, and her current position as director since 2018.

Heidi Shepard

Heidi Shepard

Student Involvement Coordinator for the Student Leadership and Involvement Office


Heidi is a valuable asset to the Wood Center. Returning to the office she worked in as a student Heidi. Resourceful, knowledgable, and always willing to help Heidi is also a personal trainer so watch out! Don't worry, she's very nice.

Michael Willis

John Renfro Jr

Ryan Keele

Ryan Keele

Building Manager


Ryan began working for Wood Center as a student employee in the early 2000's, spent two years working at the UAF Office of the Bursar as the Office Manager. He welcomes feedback about the facility and always ready to lend a helping hand.

Ronnie Houchin

RJ Mikulski

Christi Kemper

Sustainability Coordinator
Jo Malbert Narvaez

Jo Malbert Narvaez

Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator


Jo has been part of the UAF community since August 2014, first as a student and then as a professional staff member at Residence Life. During his time at UAF, Jo has developed a passion for social justice and advocating for those voices who have been historically marginalized. He is very happy to work with passionate staff and students to make UAF a truly welcoming and inclusive community.

Caitlin Bernard

Caitlin Bernard

Prevention & Wellness Coordinator


Caitlin started her UAF journey in July 2018 as a Resident Director in Residence Life, where she was able to cultivate her passion for prevention and wellness work.  Caitlin completed her M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology at James Madison University in 2018, and her undergraduate degree from Drexel University in 2015. Caitlin is originally from Vermont and loves trail running, hiking, skiing, and all things outdoors.  You will likely spot her on the UAF trails with her dog, Callie.