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Office of Residential Life Staff

Directory and Biographical Information

George Arey

Associate Vice President, Student Affairs

Email:  george.arey.1@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3202

      

Nekesa Straker

Director: Residential Education and Hall Staff

Email:  nekesa.straker@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4718

     Nekesa is the Director of Residential Education. In her role she oversees the residence hall live-in and Assistant/Associate director staff that provide opportunities for residents to successfully engage with their peers and the Boston College community within the halls. Nekesa works with staff to provide a variety of programmatic efforts in areas such as living learning programs, residential ministry, student engagement, and student leadership development. She also works to address behavioral concerns as well as collaborating closely with other university offices to support the success of students. Born and raised in NYC, Nekesa received an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Vassar College and a graduate degree in Student Development Administration from Seattle University.

Michael Lorenz

Associate Director: Selection, Development, Formation

Email:  michael.lorenz@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-6558

     Mike is the Associate Director for Selection, Development, and Formation.  In his role he oversees all of the process' related to the hiring and training of academic year RAs, grad students, and all professional staff for the department.  He also works with the Assistant Director for Residential Ministry to incorporate our Jesuit Catholic mission into our policies and training of the staff.  Mike was born and raised in Battle Creek, MI, and completed his undergraduate degree in Organizational Communication at Western Michigan University.  After a year off for military commitments he returned to Western Michigan University to complete his graduate studies in Higher Education Administration.

Jessica Graf

Assistant Director: Residential Ministry

Email:  jessica.graf@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4304

     Jessie is the Assistant Director for Residential Ministry. In her role she works with the Resident Ministers (RM) and co-supervisors the members of the Graduate Ministry Corps (GMC) that provide opportunities for residents and hall staff to engage in conversations around faith, spirituality, and religion.  Jessie works with staff to provide a variety of prayer and reflection opportunities, and to support students in the integration of their gifts, personal interests, course of study, and co-curricular activities as they discern vocational choices for employment, relationships, and other commitments. Born and raised in St. Louis, Jessie received an undergraduate degree in Communication from Maryville University of St. Louis and a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Holly Rodden

Associate Director: Living & Learning Programs

Email:  holly.rodden@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3302

     Holly is the Associate Director of Living & Learning Programs (LLPs) and Assessment. In this role she oversees the operation of eight LLPs while providing a vision and strategic design for future programs and academic initiatives. She provides supervision to the assistant director of living & learning programs, works closely with residential life staff, and develops collaborative, working relationships with many campus partners to help maintain successful programs that support Boston College's Jesuit mission and liberal arts philosophy. She also coordinates departmental assessment efforts and staff appraisal processes. Born and raised in North Carolina, Holly received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduate degree in College Student Development, both from Appalachian State University.

Anya Villatoro

Assistant Director: Living & Learning Programs

Email:  anya.villatoro@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-1097

     Anya is the Assistant Director of Living & Learning Programs (LLPs). In this role she oversees the operation of eight LLPs while providing a vision and strategic design for future programs and academic initiatives. Additionally, she supervises the Pathways Graduate Assistants (PGAs) who are responsible for specialized programming for first year residents and oversees the Resident Directors who advise the Residence Hall Association. Anya is a native of Los Angeles, California. She received an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Dominican University of California and a graduate degree in College Counseling and Student Development from Azusa Pacific University.

Nicolas Sperry

Assistant Director: Recovery and Support Programs

Email:  nicolas.sperry@bc.edu

Phone: 617-552-2366

     Nicolas is the Assistant Director of Recovery and Support Programs. In his role he oversees initiatives that support students who identify as in recovery from substance dependence, students pursuing sobriety, non-drinkers, and those negatively affected by substance abuse within their families. He also serves as a live-in clinician and program manager for Recovery Housing at Boston College. Nicolas grew up in Tonopah, Nevada and graduated from Boston College with an undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology and a graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling. Along with his work at Boston College, he has also worked as a clinician at addiction treatment centers in the Boston area.

Brian Regan

Assistant Director: Freshman Class Halls

Email:  brian.regan@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4720

     Brian is the Assistant Director for the First Year Area. Overseeing the residential experience on Upper and Newton Campuses, Brian works with the First Year Area Resident Directors and partners from across the university to support the success of new students and ensure their effective transition. Originally from Garden City, New York, Brian received his undergraduate degree from College of the Holy Cross, and a graduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Outside of the office Brian enjoys watching Jeopardy, trying to visit all 50 states, and superhero movies.

Samantha Gordon

Resident Director: Cheverus, Kostka, Medeiros

Email:  samantha.gordon@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2623

      Samantha is the Resident Director for the Cheverus, Kostka, and Medeiros communities serving first year students. In her role, Samantha supervises Resident Assistants and oversees the Women's Experience living learning community and Honors Housing for first year students. After growing up in Southern California, Samantha moved to Waltham, MA to attend Brandeis University where she received her undergraduate degree. in Theater and Sociology. Following graduation, Samantha attended Boston College to pursue a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration.In her free time, Sam enjoys discovering new coffee shops, watching female comedians, exploring Boston, and reading.

Peter Hausladen

Resident Director: Fitzpatrick, Gonzaga, Shaw

Email:  peter.hausladen@bc.edu

Phone: 617-552-2630

      Peter Hausladen is the Resident Director for Fitzpatrick and Gonzaga Halls, and runs the Shaw Leadership Program. In his role, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the communities, which includes the direct supervision of Resident Assistants and Graduate Assistants. He is responsible for a variety of programmatic efforts within the community like collaborating with the both the Graduate and Resident Ministers. Additionally, Peter adjudicates conduct cases for the residential community and serves in the professional on-call rotation for all of campus. Peter grew up in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN and earned his undergraduate degree in Mass Media from Minnesota State University, Mankato and graduate degree in Human Development and Leadership from Murray State.

Matthew Razek

Resident Director: Claver, Loyola, Xavier, Fenwick

Email:  matthew.razek@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2631

     Matt Razek is the Resident Director for the Claver, Loyola, Xavier, and Fenwick communities.. In his role, Matt works in the first year area, assisting students with their transition to Boston College and the collegiate atmosphere. Matt works with a dynamic team of Resident Assistants to help students with personal, academic, and social matters. He helps advise the Healthy Living Community and the Multicultural Learning Experience Living Learning Programs. Matt is originally from Cleveland, OH. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and from Indiana University with a graduate degree in Education concentrating in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Matt loves exploring the city of Boston and finding any opportunity to watch a Cleveland sports team play!

Ryan Shannon

Graduate Resident Director: Claver, Loyola, Xavier, Fenwick

Email:  ryan.shannon.2@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-9047

     Ryan currently is the Graduate Resident Director for the Claver, Loyola, Xavier, and Fenwick (CLXF) communities serving first year students. Ryan oversees the operation of CLXF and supervises the Resident Assistants of the halls to foster a positive and inclusive community. Ryan grew up on Long Island, New York and graduated with his undergraduate degree  in Theology and Sociology from Boston College. During his time as an undergraduate, Ryan was involved with residence life and through Campus Ministry’s Arrupe International Immersion Program and Appalachia Volunteers. These experiences inspired Ryan to continue on at BC to pursue a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration, with a concentration in Spirituality, Faith, and Formation. He is excited to share his love of Boston College and the Jesuit Mission with the incoming first-year students, and to offer guidance and support in their transition into the BC way of life!

Katie Corey DiLeo

Area Coordinator: Newton
Resident Director: Keyes

Email:  katie.corey@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2627

     Katie is the Area Coordinator for the Newton Campus and Resident Director (RD) of Keyes House. In this role she supervises RDs on the Newton Campus, is a resource for residents, and helps to build community through supervision of the Resident Assistant and Graduate Staff Assistant staff . Katie loves working with first year students, helping them adjust to college and life at Boston College. A Midwesterner at heart, Katie grew up in Sioux City, Iowa and then moved to Saint Louis for her undergraduate degree at Washington University in Saint Louis. After graduation she earned her Master’s in Secondary Education at the University of Missouri St. Louis while teaching seventh grade as part of Teach For America. Katie earned her second master’s degree at Boston College in Higher Education with a concentration in Catholic University Leadership. In her free time, Katie enjoys exploring New England with friends and spending time with her husband Dan and son Brady.

Kristina Hall-Michel

Resident Director: Hardey, Cushing

Email:  kristina.hall-michel@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2625

     Kristina Hall-Michel is the Resident Director of the Hardey & Cushing Houses on the Newton campus which houses a portion of the first year student population. As the Resident Director, Kristina serves as a resource to her community members and as the supervisor of the Resident Assistants. Kristina is originally from South Florida, graduating from Florida Atlantic University with an undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences. Kristina most recently moved to Boston College from Baton Rouge, Louisiana after completing her graduate degree in Higher Education Administration at Louisiana State University. Kristina is a bookworm (huge Harry Potter fan!) and avid watcher of television (Game of Thrones, Grey's Anatomy, Homeland and much more). When she's not in her apartment, she is out exploring Boston and the amazing Northeast.

Sanaz Mohseni

Resident Director: Duchesne

Email:  sanaz.mohseni@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2633

      Sanaz Mohseni is the Resident Director for the Duchesne community on the Newton Campus. Prior to moving to Boston, Sanaz resided in Los Angeles, CA. As the Resident Director, Sanaz serves as a resource to her community members and as the supervisor of the Resident Assistants. She received her undergraduate degree in Health Administration and her graduate degree in College Counseling and Student Services from California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Sanaz is very excited to join the Boston College community and start a new beginning on the East Coast.

Dorrie Siqueiros

Associate Director: Sophomore and Senior Areas

Email:  dolores.siqueiros@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3129

     Dorrie is the Interim Associate Director of the Sophomore and Senior Areas.  In her current role she supervises the Area Coordinator and Resident Directors within the areas, and works to provide support and engagement in the halls. Dorrie received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and History from Ripon College and a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston College. Originally from St. Croix Falls, WI, Dorrie is in her eighth year at Boston College. In her time she has served in several roles, including Graduate Staff Assistant, Resident Director and Assistant Director. In her free time, Dorrie loves kayaking, hiking and films.

Jenna Sattar

Area Coordinator: Lower Campus
Resident Director: Vanderslice, 90 St. Thomas More

Email:  jenna.sattar@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2663

     Jenna Sattar is the Area Coordinator of the Sophomore Area and the Resident Director of Vanderslice and 90 St. Thomas More Road Halls. In her role she oversees the residence hall staff within the sophomore area in collaboration with the Associate Director of the Sophomore and Senior Area. Jenna also works with her staff to develop programming opportunities for sophomore students within the residence halls. Jenna is from Glastonbury, CT and received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross and her graduate degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston College.

Remy Ball

Resident Director: Welch, Williams, Roncalli

Email:  remy.ball@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-2633

     Remy Ball currently is the Resident Director for the College Road area. In her role as Resident Director, Remy supervises the undergraduate and graduate Residential Life staff and coordinates administrative operations for all three buildings. Remy also serves as a conduct hearing officer and is a member of the Boston College on-call emergency response team throughout the academic year. Prior to working for Boston College, Remy received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and a graduate degree in Counseling from the University of Bridgeport in CT. Remy is a Newtown, CT native and has a true passion for travel and global study as a Semester at Sea Alumna.

Erica Saviuk

Resident Director: Walsh, Greycliff

Email:  erica.saviuk@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3222

     Erica Saviuk is the Resident Director for Walsh and Greycliff Halls. In her role, Erica provides support to over 800 sophomore students and supervises a staff of 18 RAs and a Graduate Resident Director. Erica was raised in Port Orange, Florida and graduated with her undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from Stetson University. Following graduation, Erica served as a Hall Director at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. While there, Erica received her graduate degree in Organizational Leadership and developed her passion for working with second-year college students. When Erica is not at work, she enjoys exploring Boston, baking, catching up with friends, and watching Gilmore Girls.

Andrew Klopstein

Graduate Resident Director: Walsh, Greycliff

Email:  andrew.klopstein@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-1029

     Andrew Klopstein is the Graduate Resident Director for Walsh and Greycliff Halls. In partnership with the Resident Director, Andrew oversees the student development programs offered in these sophomore communities of over 800 residents and 18 Resident Assistants. Andrew works with the RA staff to craft meaningful opportunities and events during which residents engage with questions of spirituality and faith, and the intersectionality of identities. Andrew’s other responsibilities include serving as a co-advisor to the Residence Hall Association and the primary advisor to the Sophomore Leadership Council. A Cardinals baseball fan through and through, Andrew calls St. Louis, Missouri home. He received his undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University in Secondary Education and Mathematics. He is currently in the first year of his graduate degree in the Higher Education Administration program at Boston College.

Dorrie Siqueiros

Associate Director: Sophomore and Senior Areas

Email:  dolores.siqueiros@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3129

     Dorrie is the Interim Associate Director of the Sophomore and Senior Areas.  In her current role she supervises the Area Coordinator and Resident Directors within the areas, and works to provide support and engagement in the halls. Dorrie received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and History from Ripon College and a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston College. Originally from St. Croix Falls, WI, Dorrie is in her eighth year at Boston College. In her time she has served in several roles, including Graduate Staff Assistant, Resident Director and Assistant Director. In her free time, Dorrie loves kayaking, hiking and films.

Matthew Burke

Resident Director: Stayer, Modulars

Email:  matthew.burke.7@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-1742

      Matt is the Resident Director (RD) for the Modulars (Mods) and Stayer community. As the RD of Mods/Stayer, Matt's primary role is to build community through supervision of Resident Assistants and a Graduate Staff Assistant. Matt also addresses student conduct violations, manages the social gathering registration process, and assists students with housing issues. A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, Matt was raised in Attleboro before attending The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he received his undergraduate degree in Sociology and a graduate degree from Boston College in Higher Education Administration. When he isn't at work, Matt enjoys playing basketball, racquetball, hiking, skiing, and travelling.

Sara Machiniak

Resident Director: Rubenstein, Ignacio

Email:  sara.machiniak@bc.edu

Phone: 617-552-2626

     Sara Machiniak is the Residence Director for the Ignacio and Rubenstein communities. Sara works closely with Resident Assistants to program and support residents (the majority of which are Seniors). Sara is originally from Michigan and received her undergraduate degree in English with an emphasis on Modern Literature from Oakland University. She received her graduate degree in Higher Education Leadership from Oakland University. Her areas of interest include creating inclusive environments that foster student success, women's and gender issues, and working with engaged student leaders.

Jeremy Weingberg

Resident Director: Edmonds

Email:  jeremy.weinberg@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4314

     Jeremy Weinberg is the Resident Director for Edmond's Hall where he works with 780 residents, supervises 16 student staff members, and works with 1 Resident Minister, Fr. Michael Davidson, and 2 living-learning programs (Sustainability and Healthy Living). Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Jeremy has spent his most recent years in Massachusetts, completing his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Education Studies at Brandeis University and his graduate degree in College Student Development and Counseling at Northeastern University. In addition to his Resident Director role, Jeremy is a part-time Academic Advisor and a staff advisor for the Random Acts of Kindness club. He enjoys a cappella music, brunch, and exploring Boston. 

Kirsten Lenthe

Resident Director: 66 Comm Ave, Gabelli, Voute

Email:  kirsten.lenthe@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-9047

     Kirsten Lenthe is the Resident Director for the Voute, Gabelli, and 66 Commonwealth Avenue communities. The community is also home to a Graduate Resident Director, Resident Ministers, and Resident Assistants who work to create a safe and inclusive community where residents are able to engage in social, academic, and spiritual activities. Kirsten also oversees the Romance Language Floor Living-Learning Program and Honors Housings for sophomore, junior, and senior students. In addition to her role working with her residential community, Kirsten advises the Residence Hall Association, which is a student-run organization that serves as the voice of the residence halls in the Boston College community. Originally from West Chester, Pennsylvania, Kirsten received an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Babson College and a graduate degree in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University.

Charlotte Cornbrooks

Graduate Resident Director: 66 Comm Ave, Gaelli, Voute

Email:  charlotte.cornbrooks@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-6775

     Charlotte Cornbrooks is the Graduate Resident Director for 66 Commonwealth Avenue,  Gabelli and Voute (often referred to as The Avenue) in the Senior Area. In this role, Charlotte supervises Resident Assistants and supports the residents of 66 Commonwealth Avenue. She works closely with the Resident Director of the Avenue to implement community-wide program initiatives. Charlotte received her undergraduate degree in European History from Washington and Lee University in Lexington VA and is currently pursuing graduate studies in Higher Education Administration here at Boston College.

Gregory Jones

Director of Housing Operations

Email:  gregory.jones.2@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-8809

     Greg Jones is the Director of Housing Operations. In his capacity, Greg oversees all functional areas under operations, which includes assignments and occupancy, summer housing, off-campus housing, residence hall facilities, technology, and business and administration for the department. Greg works with the operations staff to manage move-in and move-out processes, room placements and assignments, residence hall access and security, and room condition and damage assessment. He also works closely with staff in Facilities Services, Student Services, and Undergraduate Admissions on any issue or concern related to residence halls or placement. Originally from Farmington, Connecticut, Greg earned an undergraduate degree in History from Haverford College and a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration and Policy from Northwestern University.

Noor Ibrahim

Assistant Director: Housing Assignments & Occupancy

Email:  noor.ibrahim@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4713

     Noor Ibrahim is the Assistant Director for Housing Assignments and Occupancy. In her role, she is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing all undergraduate room assignments for the academic year. She oversees all aspects of the housing assignment process which include all first-year roommate matching, the upperclassmen room selection process, withdrawals, leaves of absences, special interest housing, medical and disability needs, and the housing wait-list. Noor received an undergraduate degree in English and a graduate degree in Secondary English Education from Rutgers University.

Andrew Gresenz

Housing Assignments Specialist

Email:  andrew.gresenz@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3341

     Andrew is the Housing Assignments Specialist. In this role he works with the Assistant Director for Housing Assignments and Occupancy in the management of all assignments related processes such as room selection, new student placements, housing appeals and room changes. A Massachusetts native, Andrew received an undergraduate degree in Business Administration  with a concentration in Management from Nichols College and his graduate degree in  Administration of Higher Education at Suffolk University.

Sarah McMahon

Assistant Director: Summer Housing & Operations

Email:  sarah.mcmahon@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-0113

     Sarah McMahon is the Assistant Director of Operations and Summer Housing. In her role she oversees the summer housing operations including all student, camp, and conference housing as well as all residential life summer student employment. Sarah supervises the summer housing and transitions assistant who assists with all transitional housing operations including early arrival and extension requests. Additionally, Sarah manages the Residential Life operating budget and assists with tracking, forecasting, and processing all departmental expenses and revenue. Sarah grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota and received both her undergraduate degree in Psychology and a graduate degree in Business Administration from Boston College.

Ryan Flavin

Summer Housing & Transitions Staff Assistant

Email: ryan.flavin@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4727

     Ryan Flavin is the Staff Assistant for Summer Housing and Transitions. He works in collaboration with the Assistant Director for Summer Housing and Operations to successfully manage all summer housing operations. He collaborates with various stakeholders around campus to successfully house over 12,000 summer residents. Ryan also oversees all Early Arrival and Extension applications for students during the academic year. Ryan is a native of Massachusetts and obtained his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management at Nichols College. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in the Higher Education Administration program at Boston College.

Peter Kwiatek

Assistant Director: Off Campus Housing

Email:  peter.kwiatek@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4729

     Peter Kwiatek is the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Housing. In this role, Peter provides resources, education, and events that help students moving or living off-campus have a successful transition and integration into their apartment and neighborhood. He works closely with neighbors, landlords, city officials, and university administrators to best serve the needs of students and the community. Peter grew up in Reading, Massachusetts and currently resides in Brighton. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Boston College in Human Development/Psychology and Higher Education Administration.

Katelyn Conroy

Off Campus Housing Graduate Assistant

Email: katelyn.conroy@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3075

     Katelyn is the Graduate Assistant for Off-Campus Housing. In her role, she works with the Assistant Director of Off-Campus Housing to support students moving or living off-campus. She works to provide programs that are both educational and community focused, based on the needs of off-campus students. Katelyn grew up in Arcade, NY and received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Boston College. Katelyn is currently pursuing her graduate degree in the Higher Education Administration program at Boston College.

Christina Olson

Administrative Assistant

Email:  christina.olson.1@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4725

     Christina is the Administrative Assistant for the Residential Life Main Office. She supports both the Residential Education and the Housing Operations areas.  Christina oversees management of a wide variety of functions including: student hiring, weekly payroll, tracking of staff benefits, office coverage, and collaborations with outside and internal vendors. Originally from West Roxbury, Christina enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.

Vanessa Sanchez

Office Administrator

Email:  vanessa.sanchez.2@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4824

     Vanessa is the Residential Life Administrator. She works with staff members from all areas of the Residential Life team, helping them to plan, manage, and coordinate resources for their specific area’s projects. The primary part of Vanessa’s role, however, is to work closely with the Associate Vice President (AVP), George Arey, to help complete the AVP’s daily tasks and duties as well as to help bring the AVP’s long term goals and visions to fruition by assisting with planning, coordinating, and executing the necessary action steps of those tasks and goals.  Vanessa was born and raised in Boston and received her undergraduate degree from Boston College in Communications and Film Studies.

Catherine O'Connor

Assistant Director: Facilities

Email:  catherine.oconnor.1@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-4715

     Cathy O’Connor is the Assistant Director of Facilities. The purchasing, management and maintenance of residential furnishings within the residence halls is her main responsibility. Along with her four full-time staff, she collaborates with Facilities Management in troubleshooting day to day facilities issues, supporting special projects and new construction efforts. She grew up in Milton Massachusetts and lives in Stoughton, Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree from Curry College in Elementary Education and Moderate Special Needs. She has worked at Boston College for 37 years, 31 of which have been in Residential Life.

Ann-Mary Spellman

Facilities Assistant

Email:  ann.spellman.1@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-3737

      Ann-Mary Spellman is the Facilities Assistant. Her role includes supporting the Assistant Director of Facilities on day to day tasks during the academic year, furniture projects during the summer months, and managing the entire Residential Life physical key access system. In addition, she works with the various trades areas and vendors to assist in resolving maintenance issues while communicating to the residents, parents, and Residential Life staff. She was born in Needham, Massachusetts and grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. She graduated from Boston College with an undergraduate degree in English, has worked at the University for 17 years, and she is currently working toward a graduate degree in Executive Leadership at Boston College.

Frank Albano

Facilities Supervisor

Email:  albano.francis.1@bc.edu

Phone: 617-552-2366

      Frank is the Senior Facilities Supervisor in the office of Residential Life and is responsible for assisting in the maintenance of the residence halls.  Frank has been a part of the BC community for 14 years, all of them have been with Res Life.  Frank’s experience and familiarity with Res Life procedures and with student life at BC allows the facilities team to not just meet the needs of students, but to anticipate and prepare for them.  Frank’s particular role includes furniture setup and repair, preparing rooms for Fall and Summer openings, and collaborating with Housekeeping and other Facilities staff when necessary.  Frank also supervises, trains, and mentors student facilities assistants as well as other facilities professional staff.

 

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Samsul Mahmood

Technology Support Specialist

Email:  samsul.mahmood@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-1335

     Samsul currently serves as a Technology Support Specialists. His role focuses on updating, troubleshooting, managing perennial processes, and collaborating with the university’s IT division on the use of the StarRez housing database. In addition, Samsul manages Residential Life’s internal databases, works with other staff members on their specific projects, and provides daily support and troubleshooting for all departmental technology.  Samsul was born in Bangaldesh, but has lived in Boston for most of his life and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Boston College.

Thomas Palanza Jr.

Technology Support Specialist

Email:  thomas.palanza@bc.edu

Phone:  617-552-0863

     Tom is one of two Technology Support Specialists.  The technology support team is broadly concerned with the maintenance and upkeep of all the various types of technology used by Residential Life as well as researching new technology for the office.  Tom’s specific role includes managing Residential Life's website, social media, and residence hall access software.  Tom is a Massachusetts native, earned his undergraduate degree from the Catholic University of America, and earned his graduate degree from Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, both degrees in theological studies.