Loyola University Chicago

Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

Division of Student Development

Meet our Team

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Jeff Gardner Director

Jeff Gardner serves as the Director in the Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution. In this role, Jeff serves as a conduct administrator and mediator, and he also provides oversight for the implementation of the University’s Community Standards.  Jeff previously served as Assistant Director and Coordinator in Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution where he provided direct support and training for critical partnerships with Residence Life and Student Activities & Greek Affairs to promote 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.  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.

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Jenna Silver Conflict Resolution Coordinator
In her role as Conflict Resolution Coordinator in the Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution, Jenna uses her background as an educator and mediator to carry out restorative, holistic practices within the student conduct process. Deeply passionate about social justice, she carries this out by engaging in meaningful dialogue and collaboration to repair harm. Jenna’s role centers on facilitation and training to empower students to better care for themselves, each other, and the community. She helps tackle core issues in conflict to generate satisfactory, sustainable solutions for all involved. Jenna holds her BA from Brown University, an MEd from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and is proud to have recently received her JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. When not exploring Chicago’s hidden gems, Jenna enjoys all things food, Lake Michigan, and family.
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Brian Houze Assistant Director
‌‌Brian serves as the Assistant Director 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 appreciates the values that Loyola strives to embody and the way that those values impact students' experiences. Besides conduct case management, Brian works primarily with campus partners, equity investigations, compliance, and data tracking. Brian enjoys music, biking, and eating his way around Chicago!
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Maddie Creutz Graduate Assistant