Five College Executive Director

Sarah Pfatteicher for staff pageSarah Pfatteicher (542-4009), Executive Director, 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.

Five College Staff Contacts

Day-to-day operations of Five Colleges are carried out by the following staff, most of whom may be reached at the Five College center at 97 Spring Street in Amherst, MA 01002, (413) 542-4000.

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B. Omar Acevedo final crop.jpgB. Omar Acevedo (542-4013) is the strategic engagement specialist. He supports all Five College events.

Carla Da Silva final crop.JPGCarla Da Silva (542-4001) is the business and operations assistant.

[Toby Hall]Toby Hall (542-4003) Five College Accounting and Benefits Coordinator.

Julie Holt final crop.jpgJulie Holt (542-4009) is executive assistant, providing administrative support to the executive director. She also serves as receptionist and office manager.

Kevin Kennedy final crop.jpgKevin Kennedy (542-4017) director of strategic engagement, is the public relations officer for Five Colleges. His administrative responsibilities include work with committees in such areas as admissions, museum collaboration and student affairs, and as advisor to the Five College Student Coordinating Board. Kevin can be contacted for questions about events sponsored by Five Colleges.

[Stacie Kroll]Stacie Kroll (538-3092) is director of compliance and risk management in the Five College Risk Management office, based at Mount Holyoke College. For the four colleges (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith) and FCI, Stacie develops and implements related programs and manages the captive insurance program.

Yvette Morneau final crop.jpg Yvette Morneau (542-4002) CPA, is director of business services and treasurer.

Shonda Pettiford final crop.jpgShonda Pettiford (542-4012) is the director of operations responsible for FCI internal operations, human resources, and facilities management. Shonda also serves as assistant treasurer.

Martha Potyrala final crop.JPGMartha Potyrala (559-6622) is the Five College Dance Program Coordinator. Martha supports the organizational and business management of the Five College Dance department.

Ray Rennard staff page.jpgRay Rennard (542-4011) is director of academic programs. He provides oversight and management of the Consortium's academic partnerships and programs.

Marla Solomon final crop.jpgMarla Solomon (542-4018) is director of Five College Partnership ProgramsShe builds and maintains relationships among school teachers and administrators in the Pioneer Valley and faculty members and administrators at the Five College consortium.

Maria Toyofuku new final crop.jpgMaria Toyofuku (542-4014) is director of Information Technology (IT) and enterprise initiatives for Five Colleges, Incorporated and its subsidiary Five College Net, LLC. She works closely with IT leaders from the member institutions of the consortium.