Administrative Offices

Office of the President

Barry M. Maloney, President of the University (2011)
B.S., M.A., University of Maine, Orono

Renae Lias Claffey, Assistant to the President for Campus Communications (2013)
Graduate Certificate, Economic and Social Development of Regions, B.A., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Patrick D. Hare, Staff Assistant (2014)
B.S., M.S., Worcester State University

Carl A. Herrin, Assistant to the President for International, Community and Government Affairs (2012)
B.A., Georgetown University

Nicole Kapurch, Special Assistant to the President (2012)
B.A., Worcester State College

Academic Affairs

Anthony K. Adade, Associate Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services (2013)
B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., Ph.D., Lesley University

Rosemary Ahmadi, Staff Associate/Instructional Designer, Information Technology Services (2014)
B.A., Worcester State College, M.A., Clark University

Matthew Bejune, Executive Director of the Library (2013)
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.S., Syracuse University

Laxmi Bissoondial, Assistant Director, Multicultural Affairs (2012)
B.S., Worcester State College; M.Ed., C.A.G.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Kenton Brister, Staff Assistant/Lab and Administrative End User Support, Information Technology Services (2014)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College

Joan Butterworth, Staff Assistant/Clinical Supervisor, Communication Sciences and Disorders (2008)
B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., Purdue University

Tarik Buxton, Staff Assistant/Database Programmer/Administrator, Information Technology Services (2014)
B.S., Worcester State University

Andrew Calcutt, Staff Associate/Server Support Specialist, Information Technology Services (2006)

Candice Casey, Staff Associate/Director of the Krikorian Gallery and Gallery Store, Worcester Center for Crafts

Laura Caswell, Staff Associate/Data Administrator, Information Technology Services (1998)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College; B.S., Worcester State College

Stephanie Chalupka, Associate Dean, Nursing (2008)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College; B.S., Worcester State College; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Marilyn Cleary, Assistant Dean, Graduate and Continuing Education (2016)
B.S., M.B.A., Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Cherie Comeau, Director of the Center for Business and Industry (2015)
Graduate and Continuing Education B.A., Dartmouth College; M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Suzanne Crawford-Stacy, Staff Assistant/Clinical Instructor, Communication Sciences and Disorders (2013)
B.S., Worcester State College, M.S., University Of Vermont

Edward Crowley, Staff Assistant/Student and Administrative User Support, Information Technology Services (2014)
A.S. Quinsigamond Community College

Amy Ebbeson, Staff Assistant/Next Step Coordinator, Graduate & Continuing Education (2013)
B.A., Roger Williams University; M.S.N., Boston University

Huy Dao, Staff Associate/Network Manager, Information Technology Services (1998)
B.S., M.S., Worcester State University

Gina-Marie Fleury, Staff Assistant/Clinical Resources Coordinator, Nursing (2012)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College; A.D.N., Nursing, Mt. Wachusett Community College; B.S., M.S., Worcester State University

Telese Forbes, Staff Assistant, Graduate Admissions/Graduate & Continuing Education (2001)
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College; B.S., M.S., Worcester State University

John Gaucher, Staff Assistant/Server Support Specialist, Information Technology Services (2007)
B.S., Worcester State College

Patricia George, Staff Associate/Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy (1998)
B.S., M.S., Worcester State College

Catherine Goodwin, Staff Assistant/ESL Instructor, Graduate and Continuing Education (2009)
B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., School for International Training

Sara Grady, Associate Dean, Graduate and Continuing Education (2008)
B.A., M.B.A., Assumption College

Victoria Gruzynski, Assistant Librarian, Information Literacy (2016)
B.A., Illinois State University, M.A., M.S., Indiana University

Nelson E. Guaman, Staff Assistant/End User Support Services, Information Technology Services (2002)
B.S., M.Ed., Atlantic Union College

Leah Guzman, Staff Assistant/Program Coordinator, Intensive English Language Institute (2007)
B.A., B.S., M.S., Worcester State College

Honee Hess, Executive Director, Worcester Center for Crafts (2012)
M.A.T., Julane University; B.A., C.O.E., College University of CO, Florence Italy Reynaldo House Museum of American Art

Joanne Jaber Gauvin, Staff Assistant/Intergenerational Urban Institute (2016)
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; M.Ed., Suffolk University

Susan Johnson-Hood, Staff Assistant/Theatre/Costume/Designer, Visual and Performing Arts (2011)
B.F.A., Arizona State University, M.F.A, University of Minnesota

Roberta L. Kyle, Associate Vice President for Continuing Education and Dean of Graduate Studies (2008)
B.A., M.A., University of New Hampshire; M.A., International Administration, School of International Training; Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Monique Labelle, Staff Assistant to the Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Academic Affairs (2010),
B.A. Clark University

Linda Larrivee, Dean, School of Educational, Health and Natural Sciences (2013)
B.S., M.S., Worcester State College, Ph.D. University of Kansas

Gina Lavallee, Staff Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (2013)
B.A., M.Ed., Worcester State University

Colleen E. Laviolette, Assistant Director IT Administrative Services, Information Technology Services (1983)
B.S., Worcester State College

Jeffrey LeBrun, Assistant Director/Help Desk Service/End User/Academic Services, Information Technology Services (2008)
B.S., Worcester State College

Nathan Lee, Staff Assistant/Theatre Technical Director, Visual and Performing Arts (2011)
B.A., M.F.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa

Raynold M. Lewis, Professor (1998), Associate Dean for Education, School of Education, Health and Natural Sciences (2012)
B.A., West Indies College; M.Ed., Worcester State College; Ph.D., Illinois State University

Lisa M. Lydon, Staff Associate/Tutoring and Assessment Coordinator, Academic Success Center (2015)
B.A., Framingham State University; M.Ed., Endicott College

Ramsay MacInnes, Staff Assistant/End User Support Services, Information Technology Services  (1999)

Mary Jo Marion, Assistant Vice President for Urban Affairs and Executive Director of the Latino Education Institute (2008)
B.A., Suffolk University; M.A., University of Chicago

David Needham, Staff Assistant/University Training and Support Specialist, Information Technology Services (2009)
B.S., Worcester State University

Thomas O’Malley, Staff Associate/Program Liaison, Worcester Center for Crafts (2009)
B.F.A., Alfred University; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Deirdre Palmer, Staff Assistant, Nursing Lab Coordinator Nursing (2015)
B.S.W., Marist College; B.S.N., Mass College of Pharmacy

Katey Palumbo, Director, International Programs (2010)
B.S., University of Miami; M.A., Worcester State University

Shu Qian, Assistant Librarian (2016)
B.S., M.S., Shanghai University; M.S., Florida State University

Susan Rainville, Staff Assistant to the Dean, School of Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Academic Affairs (1995)

Hilda Ramirez, Assistant Director, Public Policy and Program Incubation, Latino Education Institute (2012)
A.A, Bay State College; B.A., Lesley University; M.Ed., Harvard University

Jack J. Reardon, Associate Director of Network and Infrastructure Services, Information Technology Services (2003)
B.S., Bridgewater State College

Kristina Rearick, Staff Assistant/Database Coordinator/Research Analyst, Assessment and Planning (2011)
B.A./B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.S., Ed.D., American International College

Jorge J. Rolffot Poueriet, Staff Associate/Senior Windows Server and Telephony Administrator, Information Technology Services (2004)
B.A., Universidad Dominicana O&M

Susan Seibel, Director, Intensive English Language Institute (IELI), Graduate and Continuing Education (2006)
B.A., Clark University; M.Ed., Worcester State College; C.A.G.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Gale Scott, Staff Associate/Director of the Glass Studio and Head of Metals Department, Worcester Center for Crafts (2013)
B.F.A.,University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art

William Shakalis, Associate Librarian, Library (2010)
B.A., Villanova University; M.S., Simmons College

Kenneth Smith, Director, Institutional Research (2006)
B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.B.A., University of Mississippi

Robert Soderman, Staff Assistant/Computer Systems Technician, Information Technology Services (2000)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College

Gerald E. Sorge Jr., Director Academic Affairs Administrative Support (1997)
B.S., State University of New York Fredonia; M.S., University of New Hampshire

LeighAnn Soucy, Staff Assistant/Academic Advisor, Academic Success Center (2011)
B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.Ed., James Madison University

Tammy Tebo, Assistant Dean for Academic Services (2013)
B.A., Westfield State College; M.Ed., Springfield College

Marcela A. Uribe-Jennings, Assistant Dean/Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs Alternatives for Individual Development (1982)
B.S., M.Ed., Worcester State College

Ann T. Veneziano-Korzec, Director, Worcester State University Speech-Language-Hearing-Center (1988)
B.A., Boston College; M.S., Syracuse University

Colleen Wheaton, Director of the Academic Success Center, First-Year and Transfer Services, Academic Success Center (2011)
B.A., M.Ed., Suffolk University

Thomas R. White, Assistant Director Multimedia Services, Information Technology Services (1980)

Lois A. Wims, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs (2015)
B.S., Bryant College, M.S., Salve Regina, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Administration and Finance

Stephen Bandarra, Staff Assistant/Sustainability Coordinator, Facilities (2012)
B.S., Providence College

Brenda Bussey, Director, Procurement and Accounts Payable (2011)
B.S., B.A., Northeastern University; M.B.A., Suffolk University

Julie Carmel, Director/Student Accounts Manager/Bursar (1992)
A.B., Becker Junior College

Linda Crocker, Staff Assistant/Grants Coordinator (2008)
B.A., Eisenhower College

Carole Cronin, Staff Assistant/OneCard Administrator (1985)

Robert P. Daniels, Associate Director, Health and Safety Officer, Facilities (2004)

Kathleen Eichelroth, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President of Administration and Finance (1998)
B.A., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; CPA, Massachusetts

Carol A. Faron, Staff Assistant, Human Resources (1997)

Peter Fenuccio, Associate Director, Facilities (2004)
Worcester Technical Institute

Stephen Gillis, Associate Director, Facilities (2012)
B.S., Northeastern University

Betsey Lee Green-Baker, Staff Associate/Controller, Worcester Center for Crafts (2011)
B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.B.A., Seattle University

Eric Hansen, Associate Director, Facilities (2012)
B.S., Western New England College

Edward Horniak, Staff Assistant/Supervisor of Trades, Facilities (2010)

Anisa Hoxha, Director of Budget/Planning and Policy Development, Administration and Finance (2012)
B.S., Nichols College; M.S., Worcester State University

Suze Jean-Charles, Staff Assistant/Benefits Administrator, Human Resources (2014)
B.A., M.A., Clark University

Debra Kuczka, Staff Assistant to the Vice President for Administration and Finance (2009)
B.S., Worcester State College

Mark LaCroix, Assistant Director, Publications and Printing Services, Administrative Services (2008)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College

Nicole LeBlanc, Assistant Director, Procurement (2014)
A.S., Quinsigamond Community College

Stacey DeBoise Luster, Esq., Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Payroll Services & Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (2015)
B.A., St. John’s University; J.D., Boston University

Susan L. Moore, Director, Human Resources (2015)
B.A., University of Massachusetts - Lowell; M.A., Framingham State College

Sandra Olson, Director of Facilities (2003)
B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.B.A., Clark University

Mary Renee Polakowski, Staff Assistant/Manager of Financial Reporting (2010)
B.S., Assumption College

Robin Quill, Associate Vice President Administration and Finance (2003)
B.S., Worcester State College

Nancy Ramsdell, Director of Administrative Services (2005)

Ralph Ricci, Staff Associate/Manager Central Services, Administrative Services (1992)

Lynn E. Ryan, Director Payroll (1992)
B.S., M.S., Worcester State College

Melissa A. Staiti, Staff Assistant/Manager of Financial Records and Treasury (2005)
A.A., Becker College; B.A., Worcester State College

Isaac D. Tesfay, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity (2012)
B.A., College of the Holy Cross; M.B.A., Clark University; ABD University of Massachusetts Boston

Enrollment Management

Alexandra Bellerose, Staff Assistant/Admissions Representative, Admissions (2013)
B.A., Assumption College

Kimberly D. Brothers-Caisse, Staff Assistant/Marketing Content Manager, Marketing (2007)
B.S., James Madison University

Tiana Carrasquillo, Associate Director of Admissions, Admissions Office (2013)
B.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Julie A. Chaffee, Director Student Records, Registrar (1994)
B.A., St. Anselm College

Joseph J. DiCarlo, Director Admissions (2012)
B.A., Assumption College; M.A., Framingham State University

Rebecca L. DesRoches, Associate Director/Social Media Brand Manager, Marketing (2005)
B.S., B.A., Western N.E. College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Kirshner Donis, Associate Director Admissions (2003)
B.A., Clark University; M.S., Worcester State College

Christopher J. Dooley, Assistant Director Admissions (2005)
B.S., Becker College

Jennifer English, Associate Director Financial Aid (1999)
B.A., Mount Holyoke College

Ryan Forsythe, Vice President for Enrollment Management (2014)
B.S., Westfield State University; M.Ed. University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Nathan Herrera, Staff Assistant/Marketing Coordinator, Marketing (2015)
A.S., New England Tech; B.A., Worcester State University

Kathleen M. Keegan, Staff Assistant/Financial Aid Advisor, Financial Aid (1998)
B.A., Worcester State College

Benjamin T. McElroy, Assistant Director Admissions (2000)
B.A., Worcester State College

Jayne A. McGinn, Director Financial Aid (1998)
B.A., M.S. Worcester State University

Kimberly Oikle, Staff Assistant, Financial Aid (2008)
B.S., Worcester State College

Deborah C. Fields Quinn, Staff Associate to the Vice President of Enrollment Management (1997)

Angela Quitadamo, Director of Retention, Academic Affairs (2012)
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.S., Worcester State University

Margaret F. Shagro, Staff Assistant/Counselor, Financial Aid (1997)
B.A., St. Michael’s College

Steven J. White, Assistant Director/Web Communications, Marketing (2006)
B.A., Worcester State College

Maribeth Wrobel, Associate Director Student Records and Registrar (2003)
B.S., M.S., Worcester State College

Student Affairs

Jillian Anderson, Director of Career Services (2007)
B.A., Westfield State College

Dirk Baker, Staff Assistant, Athletics (2000)
B.A., Ed.M., Ed.D., Boston University

Kevin J. Fenlon, Staff Assistant/Counselor, Counseling Services (2008)
B.A., M.A., Assumption College

Melissa Fleming, Director, Conference and Event Services (2005)
B.A., Worcester State College, M.A., Framingham State University

Adrian C. Gage, Assistant Dean, Director, Residence Life and Housing (2005)
B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.Ed., Clemson University

Alan E. Jackson, Director of Veteran Services, Student Affairs (1983)
A.B., Southern Massachusetts University; M.Ed., Worcester State College

Bridget Joiner, Staff Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs and Senior Student Affairs Executive Officer (2012)

Jason Kapurch, Staff Assistant, Interim Captain/Executive Officer, University Police (1991)
B.S., Worcester State University

Joshua Katz, Staff Associate/Judicial Coordinator, Office of Student Conduct (2006)
B.A., Worcester State University

Julie Kazarian, Dean of Student Affairs, Senior Student Affairs Officer (2000)
B.A., M.S., Worcester State College

Thomas Kelley, Assistant Director, Residence Life and Housing (2014)
B.A., Westfield State University, M.S., University of Rhode Island

David Lindberg, Assistant Director Athletics/Wellness (1994) B.S., Worcester State University

Kevin C. MacLennan, Staff Assistant/Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletics (2003) B.A., Westfield State College

Frances Manocchio, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director, Student Accessibility Services (2011)
B.A., Merrimack College; M.A., CAGS, Assumption College

Dianne E. Matos, Assistant Director, Career Services (2004)
M.A., St. Michael’s College; M.Ed., Suffolk University

Kelly McGill, Staff Assistant/Disability & Learning Specialist, Student Accessibility Services (2013)
B.S., Framingham State College; M.A.T., Sacred Heart University

Kristie M. McNamara, Associate Director Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development (2001)
B.A., Framingham State College; M.Ed., Bridgewater State College

Jessica Meany, Staff Associate/Head Athletic Trainer, Athletics (2002)
B.A., M.Ed., Worcester State College

John Meany, Associate Director of Athletics (2004)
B.A., Middlebury College

Michael Mudd, Director of Athletics (2014)
B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., Miami University

Laura A. Murphy, Assistant Dean and Director of Counseling Services (1989)
B.A., M.A., C.A.G.S., Assumption College

Nikki Narducci, Staff Assistant/Sports Information Director (2015)
B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Texas A&M International University

Rosemary Naughton, Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Student Conduct within Student Affairs (2001)
B.A., Anna Maria College; M.Ed., CHES, Worcester State College

Kristen Nelson, Associate Director Residence Life and Housing (2009)
B.A., Keene State College; M.S., C.W. Post-Long Island

Michael Nockunas, Director and Chief of Safety and Security, University Police (2014)
B.S., M.S., Anna Maria College

Adam Peloquin, Staff Assistant/Contest Coordinator (2016)
B.A., M.A., Worcester State University

Sarah Potrikus, Staff Assistant/Coordinator Student Involvement and Commuter Services (2013)
B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S., University of Rhode Island

Michael Priest, Staff Associate, Conference and Event Services (2105)
B.S., M.P.H., Adelphi University

Jennifer Quinn, Staff Associate/Health and Wellness Educator (2010)
B.S., M.Ed., Worcester State College

David J. St. Martin, Staff Assistant/Emergency Management Planner/Technical Service Coordinator, University Police (1999)
B.S., Worcester State College

Carrie Stevens, Staff Assistant/Residence Director, Residence Life and Housing (2005)
B.A., Worcester State College

Timothy J. Sullivan, Associate Dean Student Affairs and Director Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development (1980)
A.B., Clark University; M.A., Assumption College

Karen Tessmer, Associate Director/Assistant Athletic Director, Athletics (1994)
B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., James Madison University

Timothy Valton, Staff Assistant, Resident Director/Residence Life and Housing (2015)
B.A., Rhode Island College; M.S., Salem State University

Mark Wagner, Director of the Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement (2012)
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., RMIT

University Advancement

Camilla Caffrey, Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations and Engagement (1997)
B.A., The College of the Holy Cross

Marion Catacchio, Director of Financial Records (1997)
B.S., Worcester State College; M.S., Bentley College

Diana Curran, Assistant Director of Annual Giving (2013)

Lisa G. Godfrin, Director of Advancement Services (2006)
A.S., New England Institute of Technology; A.A., Community College of Rhode Island

Jane Grant, Director of Leadership Giving (2012)
B.A., Clark University

Tara Hancock, Director of Alumni (2005-2012, 2016)
B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.S., Worcester State College

Christina Luna, Assistant Director of Young Alumni and Student Engagement Programs, University Advancement
B.S., Quinnipiac University; M.A., Northeastern University

Thomas McNamara, Vice President for University Advancement (1998)
B.A., Worcester State College

Kristen O’Reilly, Director of Advancement Communications, University Advancement (2015)
B.A., University of Connecticut, MBA, Nichols College

Karen Sharpe, Assistant Vice President of Development and University Advancement (2011)
B.A., Clark University; M.A., Fitchburg State College

Louise Taylor, Staff Assistant to the Vice President of University Advancement (2004)

Sierra Trudel, Assistant Director, Advancement Services (2014)
B.S., MBA, University of Massachusetts, Boston