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Meet the Staff

Claire Ostrander

Claire Ostrander - Director

B.A. in Secondary Education and History, Boston College
M.A. in Higher Education Administration, Boston College

  • Oversees:  Operations of the Office of Student Involvement including leadership development, student organizations, programming, student governance, and special programs
Paul Murphy

Paul Murphy - Associate Director for Student Programming

B.S. in Marketing, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth    
M.B.A., Curry College    
Certificate in Higher Education Leadership, Regis College
  • Oversees: Student engagement staff, undergraduate government (UGBC), and the offices programming initiatives,  Senior Week Program, UGBC elections committee, and the O'Connell House Student Union.
Jean Yoder

Jean Yoder - Associate Director of Leadership Development

B.A. in Art History, Dickson College    
M.A. in Educational Psychology, Boston College    
  • Oversees: Two staff members, policies, advising, and training for student organizations, supervise Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs, Advisor to the Sub Turri Yearbook.
Kyndra Angell

Kyndra Angell - Assistant Director for Student Engagement

B.A. in Management, Stonehill College    
M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, Suffolk University    
  • Oversees: Excel Curriculum and Excel Coaches, Class Councils, assessment for the student organizations, and the Faculty Advisor program. Kyndra also oversees two graduate assistants and an undergraduate student staff member.

Roatha Kong- Assistant Director of Student Organizations

  • Oversees: Student Organizational Funding Committee (SOFC), organizational events and finance, and organizational policy. Also oversees two graduate assistants and two undergraduate student staff members.

Kat Waxstein - Assistant Director for Leadership Development

  • Oversees: Emerging Leader Program (ELP), the LeaderShape Institute, and the Leadership Awards Ceremony.  Also oversees a graduate assistant and two undergraduate student staff members.

Vacant - Assistant Director of Student Programming

  • Oversees: advises the Campus Activities Board (CAB), as well as two graduate assistant staff members.
Cathy Jamieson

Cathy Jamieson - Administrative Assistant

B.A. in Mathematics, Boston College
  • Oversees: Coordination of the room reservation system, supervises the student program ambassadors and provides administrative support for the office.

Graduate Assistants

Emily Meeks

Margaret Babson - Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations

  • B.A. in Sociology and Spanish, Franklin & Marshall College 
  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
  • Oversees:  Student organizations, specifically the Student Organization Funding Committee (SOFC).
 
 
Katie

Katie Davin - Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement

  • B.S. in Mathematics, Fairfield University
  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education Administration- Student Affairs, Boston College
  • Oversees: Undergraduate student elections, Senior Week activities, and advises the Diversity and Inclusion division within the Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC).
JonRobert Bagley

Shelby Johnson - Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development

  • B.A. in Communication Studies and International Studies, UNC Wilimington
  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education, Boston College
  • Oversees: Emerging Leader Program and the LeaderShape Institute retreat.
 
Jeremy Koepf

Madeline Kling  - Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs

  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
  • Oversees: Student organization Excel Curriculum and Excel Coaches program

Sophia Hamdan - Graduate Assistant for Campus Activities Board (CAB)

  • M.A. Candidate for 2020 in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
  • Oversees: Campus Activities Board; specifically Campus Engagement and Marketing, as well as O'Connell House manager.
Caitlin Scheckel

Elissa Kuharich  - Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement

  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
  • Oversees: Class Councils and Office of Student Involvement social media
 
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Alexis Rickmers - Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations

  • B.A. in Political Science and English, University of North Texas
  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
  • Oversees:  Student organization event palnning.
Morgan Blumenfeld

Andrew Skelly  - Graduate Assistant for Campus Activities Board (CAB)

  • B.S. in Mathematics, Allegheny College 
  • M.A. Candidate for 2019 in Higher Education Administratin, Boston College
  • Oversees: Campus Activities Board (CAB); specifically Special Events within Campus Engagement and the Trips and Excursions committee, as well as O’Connell House manager. 

Danielle Dupuis - Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement

  • M.A. Candidate for 2020 in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
  • Oversees: The Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) executive and legislative departments