Heli Patel joins SHRL as Emergency & Risk Management Program Manager


Heli Patel has joined the Student Housing and Residential Life (SHRL) team as the Emergency & Risk Management Program Manager.   

In this role, Heli will be responsible for projects, programs, and trainings related to access, safety, emergency management, and risk management within Student Housing & Residential Life. She will develop and update department emergency plans under university standards and policies. Additionally, Heli will respond to campus emergencies when needed in coordination with other departments. 

Originally from Fort McMurray, Alberta, Heli graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in biology. While at UH she also served as a Resident Advisor in Moody Towers for SHRL.  

Most recently, Heli served as a CARE Program Coordinator for City Office in Fort McMurray, AB, Canada, where she coordinated resources and served as a liaison for residents after wildfires impacted the community. 

Please join us in welcoming Heli to Student Housing and Residential Life.