Boston College EMS Advisors

Dr. Paul J. Chebator

Dr. Chebator arrived at Boston College expecting to be there for three to five years; that was over 32 years ago. After serving student life at Boston College in a number of capacities over the years, Paul was appointed Dean of Students in May of 2012. His lengthy experience at Boston College as well as his commitment to the mission of BC, coupled with the fact that he is married to another BC Student Affairs employee, make him a true “University person”. Paul possess a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Boston College and holds an M.Ed. and a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Prior to arriving at Boston College, Paul worked in the Massachusetts State Community College System as well as in the juvenile justice system and law enforcement. Paul has presented nationally at a number of conferences on a variety of topics related to student life.

John King

Appointed Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police for the Boston College Police Department in August of 2010. Director King has 36 years of experience in campus public safety and law enforcement, coupled with his strong commitment to community policing and its supportive role in student formation. He is a graduate of Northeastern University, with a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, a master’s degree in public administration and earned a graduate certificate in Emergency Planning and Management from Boston University. He received his police training at the Massachusetts State Police Academy and the Boston Police Department Regional Recruit Academy. He is the past president of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators and of the Massachusetts Association of College and University Public Safety Directors.

Dr. Thomas Nary

Dr. Nary has been director of University of Health Services since 1995. Before that he was a partner in Harvard St. Internal Medicine, a group which covered Boston College Students both at the Health Center and the hospital in the event a student required hospitalization. A graduate of Trinity College, Hartford ’68 and Hahnemann/Drexel Medical College ’72, Dr. Nary served as one of the first volunteers in the National Health Service Corps in the Mountain States Region 1974 to 1977. He came to Boston for Internal medicine residency in the U.S. Public Health Service/Boston University program. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He served in as Director of the now closed U.S. Public Health Service Hospital Outpatient Clinic and the Watertown Neighborhood Health Center before going into private practice.

He is on the staff of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and an Assistant professor of Clinical Medicine of Tufts University Medical School. Dr. Nary is a member of the American College Health Association, the Mass. Medical Society and the American College of Sports Medicine. He serves on the committee of the Mass. Medical Society for Sports injuries in adolescents and board of the Hahnemann Foundation, a group funding grants for hospital-based educational programs.

Dr. Mark Miceli

Mark has been at Boston College since April 2003 and has served in various roles within the division of Student Affairs. Mark is currently the Associate Director for Student Engagement in the Student Programs Office at Boston College. In this role he is responsible for overseeing all of the student organizations on campus, the undergraduate government, and BC’s late night programing initiative. In addition Mark directs both the BC Welcome program for first year students and the Senior Week program for seniors. Prior to Boston College, Mark was the Coordinator for Student Services and Technology at the Brandeis International Business School.

Mark’s research interests include: Organizational change and development in student affairs, leadership education, campus climate for GLBT students with a focus on Catholic campuses, the intersection of sexual identity development and spiritual formation, and the impact of technology on the communication between student affairs administrators and students. In 2010 Mark was awarded a research recognition award for his dissertation research from the Association of College Personal Administrators: College Student Educators International. Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Communications from SUNY Fredonia, an Master of Education degree in Policy, Planning, and Administration from Boston University, and a Doctorate in Education with a focus on Higher Education Leadership from Johnson & Wales University.