The Village

 Residence Life Staff

 Residence Life Main Line: 864-597-5100

 Brian Lemere Brian Lemere
Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life

Brian has a BS in Financial Management and a Master’s degree in Human Resources from Clemson University. Brian joined the Wofford community in July of 2005. He previously worked in the Residence Life and Student Affairs offices at Clemson University, Furman University and Greenville Technical College. He also served as Administrator at Berea First Baptist Church in Greenville, SC for 5 years. Brian’s wife, Angie, is the Spartanburg School District Six Choral Coordinator. 




  Demario Watts Demario Watts
Associate Director of Residence Life

Demario serves as the Assistant Director of Residence Life and a Title IX Deputy Coordinator. Demario is a 2012 graduate of Lander University with a BS in Sociology and holds a Master's in Higher Education from Columbia College and a Master's in Human Resources Development from Clemson University. Demario joined the Wofford staff in January of 2015, after working as a Residence Life Coordinator at Lander University.



J. Allen Lollis J. Allen Lollis
Resident Director for Marsh, Greene, and Carlisle Halls
Marketing, Social Media, and Website

Allen is the Resident Director for First-Year Housing and Coordinator of Student Activities. He graduated from Wofford College in 2015 with a BA in History and Government, and he joined the staff in August of that year. At Wofford, Allen also serves as an adviser for Wofford Companions - an organization that pairs individuals with special needs and Wofford students for meaningful engagement and friendship - and is coordinating voter engagement and education efforts for the Student Affairs Department. Allen previously worked at Camp Spearhead, a camp for children and adults with special needs, for four years. Allen is pursuing his Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy at Converse College. 


Dezrae Spencer Dezrae Spencer
Resident Director for the Village
Programming, Special Events, and RA Leadership Team

Dezrae currently serves as the Resident Director of the Village and Coordinator of Leadership Initiatives. Dezrae graduated from Spartanburg Methodist College in 2012 with an Associate of Arts, and completed a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Lander University in 2014. She previously worked as a staff member at YMCA Camp Greenville as an Environmental Educator. She joined the Wofford family in July of 2015.



 Christian Barrientos Christian Barrientos
Resident Director for Shipp and Dupre Halls
Academic Initiatives and Living Learning Communities

Christian is the Resident Director for Shipp and Dupre Halls and the Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion. He graduated from Furman University in 2015 with a B.A. in Spanish Literature and a concentration in Latin American Studies. He joined the Wofford staff in July of 2016.  Christian has worked with Bridges to a Brighter Future – a Greenville based non-profit program located at Furman University that focuses on college access and success for Greenville County high school students whose potential outdistance their circumstances. 


Karlee Tate Karlee Tate
Resident Director for Lesesne and Wightman
Selection, Training, & Assessment 

Karlee Tate is a Resident Director and Greek Life Coordinator. She joined the Wofford staff in June of 2016. Karlee graduated from Presbyterian College in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minors in English and Women’s & Gender Studies. Karlee was heavily involved in Residence Life and Student Conduct during her time at PC.



Meet our 39 Resident Assistants here

 Questions or concerns? Contact us by phone or email, or drop by our office on the 2nd Floor of the Campus Life Building.