RECTOR FATHER JAMES B. LEWIS, O.CARM.
Father James B. Lewis, O.Carm. hails from Chicago, IL. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University in 1972. He also studied to get his Master of Divinity at the Theological Union in 1985. In 1996, Father graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a Master of Social Work. You can find him residing in room 115 right next to the front entrance to Carroll Hall. Over his career, Father has been an assessment counselor with the Office of Alcohol and Drug Education, a member of Campus Life Council, a part of the Rectory Planning Group (OSA), and a participant in Notre Dame Encounter. He enjoys the fine arts in Chicago (theater and Chicago Symphony), Sudoku, and doing life-long penance as a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
Richard "Rich" Estes is the RA for the 3rd floor, living in room 319.
Rich is a civil engineering major with a concentration in structural engineering from Lockport, IL. He has participated in Bengal Bouts, Habitat for Humanity, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Chi Epsilon. He has captained the Carroll volleyball, baseball, and bowling teams and also played on the Carroll football team. He has performed research in the Notre Dame Computational Hydraulics Lab that involved hindcasting hurricane storm surge in the Gulf of Mexico for hurricanes Rita, Katrina, Gustav, and Ike. This summer he will be doing research in the Notre Dame Structural Dynamics Lab looking into the effect of fire on concrete structures as well as researching earthquake engineering. He also studied abroad in Perth, Australia in the fall of 2011 and highly recommend to any incoming freshman to consider studying abroad. His hobbies include playing music and watching any of the Chicago sports teams struggle through their respective seasons. He enjoys playing trombone, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, and is trying to teach himself piano.
Felipe Murguia is the 2nd RA for the 2nd floor. He will be living in 203.
Felipe is originally from Mexico, but has lived in Houston, Texas for most of his life. He's a Biology Pre-Med major who makes his second home in Jordan Hall of Science so for any burning questions about being Pre-Med or a Science major at Notre Dame, feel free to stop by Room 203. He'll also be leading the Carroll rockin' mass band this year along with Carroll's phenomenal piano player, Mike "Electric Slide" Silvernagle. Mass band is looking for guitars and voices so if you want to help out, please come talk to him. He's really looking forward to another great year at the best dorm at Notre Dame. Being a Vermin is truly something special. Feel free to hit him up on Facebook with any questions.
Jason Kippenbrock is the RA for the 4th floor, living in room 425.
Jason Kippenbrock is a home-grown Hoosier from Brownsburg, Indiana. He spends his free time daydreaming about corn and soybeans and listening to country music. Jason is a biology and theology double-major, but he denies accusations that he is a pantheist. He's an active member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoys grilling up steak sandwiches on football Saturdays. Jason will be the 4th floor RA, and he's looking forward to instituting mandatory Colbert Report watches and Super Smash Bros tournaments. Jason is also a huge Star Wars fan and will gladly take time to discuss George Lucas' masterpiece. Just stop by Room 425.
Mike Weiss is the RA for the South side of 2nd floor, as well as the entire first floor. He will be living in 216 next year.
Mike is a senior Marketing and Political Science major from Beloit, WI. He's involved with a number of clubs on campus, in addition to involvement with our beloved Carroll Hall -- Student Government, PEMCo (musical theatre organization), Student International Business Council, and more. He's free to answer any questions about clubs, or anything really, so feel free to shoot him an email! In addition to being a tennis fan, he obviously loves watching the Packers destroy the NFC North every Sunday in the fall. On top of that, others would also want him to mention my love for music (neon headphones around his neck at all times is definitely one of his signatures). If you have any questions, once again, feel free to ask -- no trouble at all! (email@example.com).
PRESIDENT ALEX McINTYRE
Alex McIntyre is a junior Science-Business major from sunny, warm, never-any-bad-weather Valencia, California. He's currently at the helm of the great Carroll Hall as President for this year. However, he's very active in other activities around campus, too. He's a big sports guy and has played just about every interhall sport RecSports has offered, although his favorites are interhall soccer and baseball. He recently founded the Men's Club Soccer team here at ND. He also works for RecSports as a Supervisor, Professional Rescuer, and referee. In his free time, you can find him kickin it in Carroll with the guys and/or watching a Chelsea FC/San Diego Padres/San Diego Chargers game on TV. He'll be living with current co-Frosh-O commissioner Tom Spoonmore and former President Andrew Owens in the humble abode of 205 so don't be afraid to come chill.
DORM SENATOR MATTHEW O'BRIEN
Matt O'Brien is a junior from what he considers to be the world's greatest city, Pasadena, California. Matt is a Finance major and will be living in Room 211 next year. In addition to being Dorm Senator, he is also involved on campus through the Student International Business Council, Investing Club, and YPO Student Chapter. Intramural sports are a big part of his life (as with many other Vermin) and he looks forward to taking home the Intramural Football championship next season. He is also widely considered to be the best FIFA player in the dorm, so all challengers are welcome. Feel free to come to him with any questions, concerns, or ideas you may have for the upcoming school year. It should be a great one!
VICE-PRESIDENT ALEC FOGARTY
Alec Fogarty is a sophomore from the wonderful CHASKA, Minnesota with a family of five (two younger sisters). He will be serving as Carroll's Vice President for next year. He's majoring in Economics, Business, and possibly Spanish. Alec is involved in the Wall Street Club, Economics Club, and Minnesota Club. He tied the Carroll Hall Hockey rookie year goal record with one goal (it was a snipe). He wrestled and ran cross-country in high school and will be part of the Wrestling club this coming year. He's living in room 313 next year with ThaRealRanalli, Greg Florio (just stay away), and Andrew O'Malley.
SUB COMMISSIONER JOHN SHAFT
John Shaft is a sophomore from Grand Forks, North Dakota, just South of our neighbors to the North. He will be double majoring in business and history, and is the Student Union Board representative for Carroll Hall for the 2012-2013 school year. He serves as an usher at the basilica, and is a member of the Notre Dame College Republicans organization. He played tennis, racquetball, hockey, and ping pong for Carroll as a freshman. He is also an avid curler and would love to get more students on campus involved in the sport. He is a diehard fan of the Detroit Red Wings and Notre Dame football and hockey. He plays the piano and the guitar, but describes his singing voice as "an effective repellent of all nearby listeners." He will be living in the coveted Room 204, the largest room in Carroll, with Carson Running, Connor Miller, and Ethan Montemayor. He's a very social person and looks forward to meeting the class of 2016.
TECHNOLOGY COMMISSIONER MIKE DUGGAN
Mike "Michael" Duggan is a junior Computer Science major from Buffalo, NY. He is an huge fan of Dave Matthews Band, Phish, The Grateful Dead and funk music. As tech commissioner he edits this webpage and can help with any computer problems you might have. He also plays sax so come to room 308 if you wanna jam!