Staff Contacts

Here you can find listed all of the staff contacts for the Five College Consortium, organized by office.

Executive Director

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Sarah Pfatteicher

Executive Director

Sarah is responsible for all of the consortium's programs. Sarah meets regularly with Five Colleges leadership groups to plan, strategize, and evaluate the work of the consortium.

Academic Programs

For information on: Center for World Languages; FC Dance; cross-registration; certificate programs; and faculty opportunities.

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Matthew Adelson

Production Manager, Five College Dance

Working with professional staff members and students, Matthew supports a rich interactive artistic/academic environment by managing Five College Dance performances and productions across the five campuses.

Melinda Buckwalter

Melinda Buckwalter

Managing Director, Five College Dance

Melinda collaborates with the dance departments and programs across the Five College campuses to amplify access to the rich and varied artistic and academic opportunities available at each, including repertory projects, lectures, concerts, and master classes.

Karla Carruth

Hindi and Urdu Teaching Assistant, Five College Center for World Languages

Karla implements a language learning curriculum for Hindi and Urdu.

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Hayden Gadd

Technical Director, Five College Dance

Hayden collaborates with the production manager and assistant production manager to maintain all phases of Five College Dance productions.

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Anca Luca Holden

Language Pedagogy Specialist, Five College Center for World Languages

Anca works as part of a team that trains and supports foreign language teaching assistants (FLTAs) and conversation partners for Five College Center for World Languages (FCCWL) courses.

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Theo Hull

Program Assistant, Five College Center for World Languages

Theo provides educational, logistical, and administrative support for Five College Center for World Languages (FCCWL) course and other activities.

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Agnes Kimokoti

Swahili Language Mentor, Five College Center for World Languages

Agnes conducts individual tutorials and small group conversation sessions with students in elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels of Swahili on all Five College campuses.

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Daniel Lavigne

Academic Programs Administrative Assistant

Daniel provides general administrative support to the Director of Academic Programs, with particular emphasis on creating and maintaining records for programs and initiatives managed by the Five Colleges Academic Programs Office.

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Diana Marginean

Assistant Director for Research and Assessment

Diana provides program development and management support to the project leaders and core team of the Building Academic Leadership in the Humanities grant.  

Carlie Nieman

Carlie Nieman

Assistant Production Manager, Five College Dance

Carlie provides production management support for Five College Dance concerts.

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Ray Rennard

Director of Academic Programs

Ray provides oversight and management of the Consortium's academic partnerships and programs.

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Lily Sendroff

Program Coordinator, Women's Studies Research Center

Lily handles the daily operations of the Women's Studies Research Center, including outreach and communications, event management, coordination of the research associates program, and budget management.

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April Shandor

Academic Programs Coordinator

April provides support in overseeing cross-campus academic programs, supporting existing academic collaborations, and facilitating the development of new collaborations.

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Janna White

Director, Five College Center for World Languages

Janna directs and manages the Five College Center for World Languages' programs and curricular development projects, supervises the Center's staff, and administers the Center’s initiatives. 

Business Services

For more information on: requesting payments.

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Toby Hall

Accounting and Benefits Coordinator

Toby handles accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, benefits administration, and business office records.

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Yvette Morneau

Director of Business Services and Treasurer

Yvette holds fiduciary responsibility for all of our financial matters, and brings vision to the Consortium's cooperative and collaborative endeavors. Yvette serves as a senior leader for our organization and its subsidiary Five Colleges Net, LLC.

Development and Sponsored Programs

For more information on: Center of East Asian Studies; Collections Management Commons; Paradigm Shift; Partnership Programs; and grants.

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Ina Clark

Director of Development and Sponsored Programs

Ina Clark oversees FCI's broad portfolio of sponsored programs, which includes grants and externally-funded programs such as the Center for East Asian Studies, Five College Partnership Programs, and Learning in Retirement.

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Bea Cusin

Administrative Assistant for Sponsored Projects

Bea provides broad administrative support to our development office, with specific emphasis on grant-supported projects, including the Five College Collections Management Commons project and the Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Project.

Kristin Langevin

Office Manager, Learning in Retirement

Kristin provides operational support for Five College Learning in Retirement (LIR) activities and programs, working closely with LIR's elected officers and committees.

Finn Murray

Finn Murray

Program Assistant, Five College Center for East Asian Studies

Finn provides essential support for the Center for East Asian Studies including bookkeeping, communications, and database management.

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Danielle Phillips

Managing Director, Paradigm Shift

Danielle is responsible for overall project management, coordination of participant resources and services, and support to the Diverse Teacher Workforce Coalition/Paradigm Shift leadership team. This project strengthens the pipeline for Black and Latinx paraeducators to become licensed K-12 teachers in western Massachusetts public schools.

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Anne Prescott

Director, Five College Center for East Asian Studies

Anne manages programs to support teaching about East Asia in K-12 schools and builds relationships among faculty members and programs at the college level. Anne also leads study tours to East Asia.


For more information on: communicating or meeting with the Executive Director.

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Julie Holt

Executive Assistant

Julie provides administrative support to the executive director and other members of our leadership team. Julie also serves as receptionist and office manager.

Information Technology

For more information on: FC Net and information technology.

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Tom Brennan

Director of Information Technology

Tom provides leadership and management of all IT-related capabilities for both FCI and its subsidiary Five College Net, LLC, as well as for the Five College member campuses' collaborative efforts.

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Larry Pope

IT Coordinator

Larry supports the adoption of technology among FCI staff
and members of the Five College Consortium by identifying technology needs and then
researching, designing, and implementing solutions to address them.


For more information on: FC Annex; Library Repository; and delivery.

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Scott Biddle

Library Collection Assistant

Scott pulls, shelves, and scans library materials at the Library Annex

Jeff Cross

Jeff Cross

Operations Assistant

Jeff provides administrative support for facility management, human resources, records management, emergency preparedness, and library services.

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Jason Fuller

Collection Manager, Five College Library Repository Collection

Jason oversees and manages the physical organization, care, and delivery of materials in the Five College Library Repository Collection.

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Shonda Pettiford

Director of Operations

Shonda is responsible for internal operations, human resources, and facilities management. Shonda also serves as assistant treasurer.

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Randy Sexton

Five College Messenger

Randy transports intercampus mail and library materials among the five member institutions, and the Five College Library Repository Collection locations.

Risk Management

For more information on: claims; driver credentialing; minor safety, and Collegiate Catalyst Fund.

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Anna Domings

Risk and Compliance Coordinator

Anna manages the databases used for minor safety, driver credentialing, certificates of insurance, and waivers/informed consent. Anna also leads education and training in minor safety compliance while managing the day-to-day operation of the Office of Risk Management

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K. Dymek

Insurance and Claims Manager

K. manages and administers the Office of Risk Management’s insurance policies and claims, including the record-keeping associated with these policies or programs.

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Ruth Rauluk

Director of Risk Management

Ruth oversees the Five College Office of Risk Management; manages the insurance and risk management programs for the four colleges (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith) and our organization; and serves as COO of the Collegiate Catalyst Fund, LLC captive insurance program.

Strategic Engagement

For more information on: communications, events, museums, buses, and meeting at 97 Spring Street.

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Hilary Caws-Elwitt

Museum Collections Information Analyst

Hilary's responsibilities include website administration and supporting the museum collections database.

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Annie Croteau

Strategic Engagement Manager

Annie manages key events and communications and supports a variety of community partnerships.

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Kevin Kennedy

Director of Strategic Engagement

Kevin is the public information officer for Five Colleges. His administrative responsibilities include work with committees in such areas as admissions, museum collaboration, and student affairs, and as liaison to community and government entities. He also coordinates inter-campus bus service with the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority.