Rebecca Gist: Assistant Resident Director

Contact Information
  • Email:
  • VK Phone: (805) 565-6598
  • Office Phone: (805) 565-6242
  • Office Location: Kerrwood Hall, 2nd Floor
Getting to Know Rebecca

Education: B.A. in Religious Studies, Westmont College

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

How did you end up at Westmont? After falling in love with the campus and community I came to Westmont first as a student. A few years after graduating I returned to Westmont to work in the Student Life Department. It's now my joy to step into the role of Assistant RD.

Favorite thing about Westmont? The beauty of campus; the opportunities to grow both in and out of the classroom; the lifelong friendships I have developed

What makes you laugh? Many things. I love to laugh!

Favorite book(s) in your library? Anything by Henri Nouwen.

What is your favorite thing to do away from Westmont? Anything active and outdoors. Visiting friends in different states/countries.

What states and/or countries have you lived in and for how long? I lived in France as a baby for 3 years and have lived in California since then except for one year when I lived in Uganda.