Meet Our Staff

In the Transfer, Veteran, and Returning Adult Students Office, our entire staff shares a belief in empowering and serving students to make Gonzaga University a vibrant community.

Colleen Quinn Vandenboom

Assistant Dean, Student Involvement & Leadership

Veteran Support services has recently become one of her report areas. This year Colleen is focused on bringing together the community of veterans at Gonzaga, and increasing and streamlining resources for our student veterans. or 509-313-5606

Leah Flint


In her position Leah works with the national VetCorp program and is a wonderful resource for students, faculty and staff at Gonzaga. Leah is currently working on helping Gonzaga become a more student veteran supportive campus. She is hosting the veteran socials, boots projects and will work on other initiatives throughout the year.

Ricky Johnson

VA Work-Study

Ricky is a transfer student and veteran. In his position Ricky is a wonderful resource for students, faculty and staff at Gonzaga. Ricky is starting up out Veteran Ambassador Program. If you know a new student veteran to campus, or are a new student veteran, Ricky can be a great welcome guide for you.

Kayla Zobel

Program Coordinator

Kayla is a program coordinator in Student Involvement and Leadership. She works to coordinate our TVRAS lunches and monthly TVRAS socials, Kayla also organizes our Transfer Orientation.

Mason Scheer


Mason is a sophomore student at Gonzaga. Mason is responsible for all TVRAS social media and researching Veteran graduate programs.