Joy Haywood Moore
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Joy Moore is interim Vice President for Student Affairs at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. A secondary school and higher education administrator, she has served at a variety of independent schools and universities over a 35-year career. Prior to returning to Boston College in 2011, Moore served four years as the Interim and Deputy Head of School at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has also served as the Head of School at the Archer School in Los Angeles, California and as the Associate Head/Director of Upper School at Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts. As a university administrator, she has held a variety of leadership positions at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of San Francisco and Boston College. Moore’s experience extends into the field of alumni engagement and fundraising.
An active local and national volunteer she has served as a trustee and board member for the National Coalition of Girls Schools, the Nashoba Brooks School, Dana Hall School, the South African Heads of Independent Schools Association and the South African Girls’ School Association. As a community volunteer, Moore served for many years as Co-President of the Wellesley Chapter of the national A Better Chance Organization. Moore has also served on the boards of the Women’s Lunch Place in Boston and the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Foundation Board.
A 1981 graduate of the Lynch School of Education and recipient of an Honorary Doctorate Degree in 2010 from Boston College, she is a proud double-eagle.
Moore received the University of San Francisco Merit Award and the Associated Student’s Appreciation Award for her dedication and support of students.
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Student Title IX Coordinator
Melinda most recently served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students at Framingham State University, where she worked for 14 years. As a licensed psychologist, Melinda was initially hired as the Director of the Counseling Center at FSU and then later moved into the Dean of Students position in 2008. Her predoctoral work involved work at Radford University and Indiana University Counseling Centers and also the opportunity to establish counseling services at St. Mary of the Woods College in Indiana. Melinda is an active member of NASPA and serves on the regional board (nominations and elections coordinator) and is a participant in NASPA's SERVE Academy. She was recognized in March as the inaugural recipient of the AVP/Senior-Level Student Affairs Professional Award.
In addition to work in higher education, Melinda has prior clinical and administrative experience in the Massachusetts State Prison System and in community mental health.
James L. Kreinbring
Director of Administration
As director of administration, Jim Kreinbring is responsible for financial management, business operations, and human resources for the Office of the Vice President and the Division of Student Affairs.
Prior to his arrival in Student Affairs, Mr. Kreinbring held several positions in information technology; served as project manager for Project Delta, Boston College's four-year project to leverage technology and the web to improve business operations and student services; and was a special projects manager for the executive vice president. In his current position, Mr. Kreinbring is the chief financial and human resources officer for the Division of Student Affairs; serves as liaison to the university's financial and human resources offices; manages personnel, technology, and space for the division; and represents the Office of the Vice President on university committees including the Student Organization Funding Committee (SOFC).
Mr. Kreinbring has an undergraduate degree in English from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, an M.Ed. from Northeastern University, and an M.S. in computer science from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
Director of Finance and Business Operations
Jonathan Hinrichs is Director of Finance and Business Operations. He is responsible for financial planning, budgeting, accounting, resource allocation, and business services for the Division of Student Affairs. Jonathan joined Boston College directly from the University of California, Santa Cruz where he managed the financial and business operations for a unit of the university. Prior to that, he worked in finance and operations in the outdoor products industry and also spent time as a cartographer with National Geographic.
Jonathan Hinrichs holds an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado and a B.S. from Mary Washington College.
Special Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Special Projects
Carrie Klemovitch serves as the Special Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Special Projects in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. In her role, Carrie oversees special projects across the division and has oversight of communications and strategic planning.
Prior to joining the Division of Student Affairs, Carrie worked in University Advancement at Boston College for a number of years as a member of the School Relations team, working closely with the Carroll School of Management. Before coming back to her alma mater, Carrie served as a Class Officer in the Harvard College Fund and spent three years working at Accenture, in their financial services strategy practice.
Carrie holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, as well as a Masters in Educational Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications
Lisa Berasi is the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications for the Division of Student Affairs. She is responsible for the execution of marketing strategies and communications, graphics, branding, and oversees the division’s online presence.
Previously, Lisa worked as a senior graphic designer and marketing associate for a financial services company, specializing in requests for proposal development, brand management, and the creation of print and web publications. Most recently she worked as a business development manager for a government relations firm and as a freelance graphic designer in the biotechnology, education, and financial services industries.
Lisa Berasi holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Lake Forest College, a Certificate in Graphic Design from the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston, and a MS.A. from Boston College.
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
Karen is the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs. In her role, Karen is the Vice President's administrative point of contact for students, parents, and the Boston College community. In addition, she supervises nine students working in the VPSA office. Karen holds a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from Boston College.
Yerine Lee serves as the Data Specialist for Assessment and Planning in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. She is responsible for data analysis and reporting, tracking and aggregating data, and managing survey software. She also assists with HR operations and services, financial reporting, and support for mandatory programs for students.
Prior to joining Student Affairs, Yerine worked at University Advancement at Boston College in the Corporate and Foundation Relations team and also worked in nonprofit development at the Cambridge Community Center.
Yerine holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University in Ohio and is currently pursuing an MBA from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
Receptionist and Staff Assistant
Maura Montgomery is the Receptionist for Student Affairs. Maura is responsible for greeting students, staff, and visitors that come to the 4th floor of Maloney Hall. Prior to working for the Division of Student Affairs Maura worked as a cook for Bakers Best Catering, Gourmet Catering and the Newton Marriott. She has a certificate in Culinary Arts from the Cambridge School of Culinary arts and proudly earned her bachelor’s degree from the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College in 2016.