James Spaan

James Spaan, RDYear Started at Puget Sound: 2013

Hometown: Aloha, OR

Education: B.A., Economics, Calvin College / M.Ed., Student Development Administration from Seattle University 

This is James’ second year at Puget Sound. He is excited to be the Resident Director for Anderson/Langdon, Smith, University, Schiff and Harrington Hall.  As a Resident Director, James’ strives to help foster a dynamic community that is fun and supportive.  In James’ down time he enjoys watching a good movie, sitting with coffee and a friend, and exploring the beauty of the pacific northwest.

Before coming to Puget Sound, James worked in career services as a bridge between MBA students at University of Washington and both local and international employers.  Prior to UW, he was in graduate school at Seattle University and also worked as a Collegium Coordinator where he strove to develop a vibrant and inclusive community for freshmen and sophomore transfer students.  He started his journey into student development in undergrad at Calvin College where he was a Resident Assistant, Residence Life Intern and held other student leadership positions throughout his time.

You can find James’ office in Anderson/Langdon Hall room 104.  If you have a question, concerns or want to grab a coffee, please stop on by!