Cody Rogers Director 907-474-6026
Ronnie Houchin Associate Director of Student Engagement & ASUAF Advisor 907-474-5153
Michael Willis Wood Center Operations Manager 907-474-7805
John Pierce Events & Scheduling Coordinator 907-474-7865
RJ Mikulski Marketing Manager 907-474-6028
Christi Kemper Sustainability Coordinator 907-474-5072
Sea Seamount Student Activities & Orientation Coordinator 907-474-6295
Drake Richards Esports Coordinator 907-474-6040


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.

Ronnie Houchin
Ronnie Houchin
Associate Director of Student Engagement & ASUAF Advisor


Ronnie made the trek north to Alaska in 2011. Originally from Indiana, Ronnie first worked at Prince William Sound College in Valdez, AK before joining the Wood Center team in 2014. After a few years in UAF's Admissions office, Ronnie returned to the Wood Center in 2018, taking the role of ASUAF advisor. As the associate director for student engagement, Ronnie continues to work with ASUAF, KSUA and Polaris and also supports the Office of Sustainability and the Nanook Diversity and Action Center. Ronnie is passionate about inclusion and loves helping students solve problems and achieve their goals.

Mike Willis
Michael Willis
Pub Manager


Mike began working at Wood Center as a student employee in 2012. In 2017, Mike was offered a staff position managing the Pub. Very approachable and welcoming of ideas for how the Pub can best serve its patrons, Mike has a strong appreciation for Pub history and loves to share it with others.

RJ Mikulski
Christi Kemper
Christi Kemper
Sustainability Coordinator


Christi was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She moved to Alaska in 2010 after completing a Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has been helping students incorporate sustainability into campus life and the greater community since 2013 and is honored to work for one of the most unique and student-driven sustainability programs in the country. If you have an idea to make the UAF community more sustainable give her a call - she'll let you know how to make it happen! 

Drake Richards
Esports Coordinator


Drake comes to the Wood Center from Raleigh, North Carolina. Receiving a Bachelor of Science in Game Design and Development at Rochester Institute of Technology, Drake has a deep appreciation for local gaming communities and has been running local esports events since 2017. As the esports coordinator at UAF, Drake is excited to foster and develop UAF Esports around growth, inclusivity and compassion.