Loyola University Chicago

Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

Student Life & Engagement

Meet our Team

Dana Broadnax Director


As Director in the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, Ms. Broadnax serves as Chief Conduct Administrator, investigator, an advisor to the Student Community Board, a trained mediator, and a strong promoter of The Student Promise. Dana is passionate about her work in the OSCCR because it allows her the privilege to work with students through self-exploration, accountability, ethical decision-making, and examining their experience through a lens of Jesuit values and Restorative Justice. Ms. Broadnax's professional mission is to foster a citizenship of community trustees; thoughtful, ethical, and just leaders. She is a proud graduate from James Madison University in Virginia where she received two degrees,  B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems and M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration. When she's not in the office, Dana enjoys exploring Chicago's phenomenal music scene, road-trips, and learning new things.
Jeff Gardner Coordinator


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Jeff Gardner serves as a Coordinator in the Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution.  In this role, Jeff serves as a conduct administrator and mediator, and he also provides supervision for student workers in the office.  In addition, Jeff provides direct support and training for critical partnerships with Residence Life and Student Activities & Greek Affairs to ensure the development of learning-centered and responsible communities aligned with Loyola University Chicago’s Jesuit mission.   Prior to Loyola, Jeff served in Student Conduct at Virginia Tech coordinating student conduct committees and collaborating with student organizations.  He earned his B.A. in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and M.S. in Higher Education from Florida State University.  In his free time, Jeff enjoys running along the lakefront, biking, and exploring neighborhoods around Chicago.
Jess Landis Coordinator
  300 x 200 As Coordinator in the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, Jessica serves as a conduct administrator and trained mediator, working with students to navigate conflict. She earned her B.A. from John Carroll University and M.A. from the University of Cincinnati. Jessica supervises the department’s Graduate Assistant, supports the Graduate Assistant in supervising the Student Community Board, and loves to facilitate workshops and trainings if you’re looking for a presenter! Before coming to Loyola, Jessica served as a mediator in the University of Cincinnati’s Office of the University Ombuds and later worked in Student Affairs at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. As a graduate of Jesuit education, Jessica is committed to guiding students through reflection to examine their actions, impact, and values. Originally from Ohio, Jessica loves exploring all things Chicago.
Brian Houze Coordinator
  300 w x 205 v Brian serves as a Coordinator in the Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution. Brian earned his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and his M.Ed. in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago. A proud alum, Brian stayed with LUC as a Coordinator in Student Activities & Greek Affairs prior to joining the OSCCR team. Besides case management, Brian works primarily with peer education, community outreach, and data tracking. Brian enjoys music, biking, and eating his way around Chicago!
Jacob Schulz Graduate Assistant
  300 x 200 Serving as the Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, Jacob acts as a conduct administrator and adviser to the Student Community Board. Jacob earned his B.A. in Urban and Public Affairs from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to Jacob’s arrival at Loyola, he worked at the University of Illinois at Chicago as a Student Manager and peer mentor for their Commuter Student Resource Center and as an intern for their Wellness Center.  Jacob, a native of Chicago, is new to Loyola, is excited to immerse himself in Loyola’s Jesuit values.