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You know that SANet is Boston College’s sexual assault network; a resource for all students. But it’s also important for you to know that this network is made up of real people. Real people that you already know and trust. You can feel confident reaching out for help because you know who is on the other end of the line - we are trusted, we are dedicated, we are knowledgeable, we are empowering, we are supportive, We are SANet.



Advocate Biographies

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Maura Colleary

Maura works as the Associate Director for Administration and Finance at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and serves as a Resident Minister for the Vanderslice/90 St. Thomas More community. Raised in Somerville, MA, Maura graduated from Georgetown University and earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Boston College.  Maura worked at Matignon High School in Cambridge, MA as a Campus Minister as well as in Alumni/Development and Admissions, and returned to Boston College in 2004.  She has been an advocate with the Sexual Assault Network for the past seven years and is grateful for the opportunity to serve in that role as a resource for students who are survivors of sexual assault or who are supporting others affected by sexual assault or relationship violence.  In her free time, Maura enjoys spending time at the beach on the Cape and traveling to Ireland.

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Rachel DiBella

Rachel is the Graduate Assistant for the Sexual Assault Network and is a passionate advocate for survivors of sexual violence both in and outside of the Boston College community. Rachel has served the community across a number of issues pertaining to gender-based violence, including campus sexual assault, complex trauma and sexual health, and the intersections of gender-nonconformity and survivorship. She is currently earning her Masters in clinical Social Work with a special focus on sexual trauma and serves as the Graduate Clinical Intern in the Violence Recovery Program at Fenway Community Health. Rachel is proud to be a SANet advocate because the Network provides a crucial resource to survivors who seek healing and empowerment.

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Tammy Liddell

Tammy has been a Campus Minister at Boston College for 13 years. She feels so privileged to be a part of the Sexual Assault Network because she believes it is essential that students have a hotline constantly available to attend to their needs.  She recognizes the work of SANet goes even further-helping to prevent sexual assault in the BC community. She appreciates the ongoing education she receives from SANet so that she can be an instrument of change. Tammy admires the strength of the women and men on our campus who have survived this devastating trauma.  She is so hopeful when she sees how dedicated students, staff, and faculty are to creating a climate of safety, accountability, and care at BC.  This dedication and passion inspires her to stay committed to SANet. 

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Ines Maturana Sendoya

Ines serves as Director of the Office of AHANA Student Programs (OASP) were she oversees the operations of the Office and the wide array of programs sponsored by the department.   She joined Boston College in June 2002 as Associate Director of OASP. Before joining Boston College she was the Undergraduate Program Director and Director of the Educational Opportunities Program in the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston.  She is originally from Colombia and has lived in the United States for over 20 years.  In her spare time she enjoys watching Korean dramas and Colombian soap operas with her husband.  She also loves to make jewelry and travel.   Ines has been a member of SANet since 2004 because she likes to be able to serve as a resource to students who need an advocate during a difficult time. 

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Mark Miceli, PhD

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. Mark has been interested in serving on the SANet as an advocate for many years, but just recently decided to join after working on a bystander education pilot project for the Division of Student Affairs. He looks forward to continuing in this role working with survivors and educating the BC community about sexual violence.

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Lindsay Napier

Lindsay Napier is the Assistant Director of the Office of Health Promotion and Alcohol and Drug Education Program.   Lindsay received a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Lafayette College.  Lindsay's professional background is exclusively in higher education, counseling and supporting students on health and mental health related issues.  Lindsay feels fortunate to be an advocate and have the ability to empower SANet hotline callers by providing resources in addition to confidential emotional support. 

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Professor Elizabeth Rhodes

Prof. Rhodes has been working with SANet for six years, and was the founding faculty member of Heal, the support group for on-campus survivors. She often works with survivors to enhance their academic performance while coping with trauma, or just trying to get through a rough patch with success. A professor of Hispanic Studies, she teaches courses about early modern Spain, Hispanic film, women's studies, and violence in Hispanic culture, to undergraduate and graduate students. For fun, she sails her old Sabre 28 sailboat, knits, and foster cares for kittens for the Boston Animal Rescue League.  Her daughter works for Doctors without Borders in South Sudan, and her son is a student at BC.

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Kelly Alice Robinson
As the Librarian & Webmistress at the Boston College Career Center, Kelly Alice manages the entire web presence, including all social media channels.  She is also a liaison to the LGBTQ community on campus and the Montserrat Coalition, and loves to talk with students about LinkedIn.  Previous to arriving at BC in 2008, she worked as a news librarian at CNN, NPR and the Christian Science Monitor.  Currently, she lives in Jamaica Plain with her partner and their three cats, and spends her spare time eating and training for Strongwoman contests.  She is very proud to serve the BC community as a SANet advocate; she truly values every human being and seeks to empower survivors in their path to recovery.

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