Meet The Staff


Lindsey Taylor
Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life

Lindsey Taylor

Lindsey manages the Residence Life department and is responsible for the strategic direction and departmental evaluation. She directly supervises all of the professional staff members. She lives on campus with her husband, Derek, their sons Afton and Ryan, and their dog, Bailey. Lindsey holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Valdosta State University and a master’s degree in higher education from the University of Mississippi. 


Contact Information

Phone: (706) 236-2209
Email: ltaylor@berry.edu


Diana Haase
Office Manager

Diana HaaseDiana provides full administrative support to the Office of Residence Life. She supervises student office workers, coordinates professional staff schedules, and manages student information records. Diana currently lives in Rome with her husband, Rick. Both of Diana’s daughters have graduated from Berry. 



Contact Information

Phone: (706) 236-2209
Email: residencelife@berry.edu


Ellen Hearn
Area Coordinator

Ellen HearnEllen directly supervises the Dana/Thomas Berry and Mountain Campus residential areas. She is also responsible for the residential First Year Experience. Ellen lives on campus with her husband Michael. Ellen holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Berry College and a master’s degree in college student affairs administration from the University of Georgia. 


Contact Information

Phone: (706) 236-2209
Email: residencelife@berry.edu


Trish Wiggins
Area Coordinator

Trish WigginsTrish supervises the Morgan/Deerfield and Alternative (Centennial, Townhouses, and Cottages) residential areas. She is also responsible departmental wide programming. Trish lives on campus. Trish holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Christian counseling from The Baptist College of Florida and a master’s degree in Christian education/collegiate ministry and administration from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Contact Information

Phone: (706) 236-2209
Email: residencelife@berry.edu