Lindsay Mason, Director
Lindsay is a first-generation college student and a proud alumna of Colorado State University. She came to the university as a graduate student in 2011 and joined the Off-Campus Life team in 2013. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from California State University San Marcos, Master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from CSU, and Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. She serves on leadership boards supporting commuter students and safe ride programs nationally. Lindsay loves soccer, woodworking, cooking, reading, stand-up comedy, sitcoms, and spending time outside with her two pups, Neville and Luna, and partner, Jason.
Justin Schwendeman-Curtis, Assistant Director
Justin joined the Ramily in 2016 as a Residence Director with University Housing, and most recently worked within the Student Resolution Center and the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life. Prior to CSU, Justin attended Kent State University, earning his Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel. He also earned his bachelor’s degree in Integrated Elementary and Special Education from Towson University in 2014. Outside of work, Justin enjoys spending time with his partner Wyatt, doggo Finch, and cats Winston and Tigger. He is an avid cooker and foodie, and has fallen in love with the many dining options that Fort Collins has to offer.
Topazio Aranda, Program Coordinator
Topazio is a first-generation college student and a proud CSU Alum, graduating with two Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Psychology. She is a returning face to Off-Campus Life and RamRide and is excited about the work she can contribute to CSU’s mission to becoming a catalyst for change. Topazio enjoys being a foodie with her partner, going hiking, practicing yoga, and venturing into her new love for plants!
Haley McAveney, Graduate Assistant
Haley, a New Jersey native, graduated from the University of Delaware in 2021 with her B.A. in English and Human Development & Family Sciences. She’s joining the RamRide team as she pursues her Master’s in Student Affairs and Higher Education at CSU! Beyond work and school, Haley enjoys going on long runs, listening to podcasts, and is a coffee lover.
Jazmin Gonzalez, RamRide Student Program Coordinator and RamRide Food Operations Program Coordinator
Jazmin is a senior majoring in Biology with a double minor in ASL and Conservation. Jazmin has been with RamRide since the fall of her second year! Jazmin enjoys hiking, watching sports, walking her dog Pennie, and listening to Bad Bunny!
Sam Leak, RamRide Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator
Malia Berry, Graphic Designer, RamRide Food-Ops Coordinator
Elijah LeVane – RamRide Night-Ops Coordinator
I am a fourth-year student at CSU studying Cognitive Neuroscience. I started at RamRide as a Night Ops employee after looking for a fun and welcoming work environment! I was born and raised in Colorado, but I have a strong sense of wanderlust. I love to garden, train my dog, Thunder, and see movies with my partner.
Leti Madrigal, RamRide Night Ops Coordinator
Hi there, I’m Leti! I am a first year student majoring in Political Science with a Minor in Business administration. I enjoy outdoor activities, reading and traveling. I am very excited to be working in such a fun and welcoming environment!
Bertha Mendoza, RamRide Volunteer Coordinator
Hi, I’m Bertha! I am a first year student from Denver, CO. I am undeclared, but I’m interested in biology. In my free time, I like to watch shows, read, or try new restaurants.
Courtney Fichter, Videographer, RamRide Night-Ops Coordinator
Courtney is a first generation student and senior at CSU, majoring in Graphic Design and Electronic Arts. Whenever she is not working or in class she enjoys skateboarding, hiking, drinking coffee, and going to concerts.