Who We Are

Our group is comprised of about 130 staff from the Offices of the President, Chair, Gray House, Secretary of the Corporation, Institute Office of Communications, General Counsel, and Consortium on Financing Higher Education.

Office of the President

Kirsty Bennett
Manager, MIT Women's League

Irene Borges
Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff & Secretary of the Corporation

Patrick Campbell
Chef Coordinator, Emma Rogers/MacLaurin Rooms

Karla Casey
Executive Assistant to the President

Susan Cassidy

Angela Caya
Special Projects Manager

Allie Dixon

Martha Eddison
Special Assistant & Senior Comm Strategist to the President

Trish English
Executive Assistant to President Emeritus

Tami Kaplan
Faculty Governance Administrator

Sarah Kerstein
Server/Assistant to the Chef

Sally Kornbluth

Sarah Mattivello
Human Resources Business Partner

Shannon McCord
Archiving and Correspondence Associate

Ann McNamara
Associate Vice President

Julie Parker
Furniture Exchange Representative

Ellen Patton
Senior Administrative Assistant

Leslie Price
Executive Assistant to President Emerita

Kristen Swenson
Administrative Assistant II

D'Artagna Thomas
Senior Financial Assistant

Aaron Weinberger
Chief of Staff





Office of the Chair of the Corporation

Katie Alwart
Associate Secretary of the Corporation & Advisor to the Chair

Mark Gorenberg
Chair of the Corporation

Jason Lloyd
Executive Assistant to the Chair

Corporation Office

Katie Alwart
Associate Secretary of the Corporation & Advisor to the Chair

Shirley Chin
Program and Events Associate

Rachel Donahue
Secretary of the Corporation

Nicole Duennebier
Corporation Programs Assistant

Emily Hughes
Corporation Programming and Membership Coordinator

Giada Tridello-Mattern
Director of Corporation Visiting Committees

MIT Washington Office

Hannah Frye
Senior Policy Advisor

Tom Giancola
Policy Associate

David Goldston
Director, Washington DC Office

Helen Haislmaier
Senior Administrative Assistant

Philip Lippel
Assistant Director, Washington DC Office

Lisa Miller
Operations and Communications Manager 

Gray House

Renie Pavilon
Senior Events Planning Associate

Erica Voigt
Gray House Manager

Ombuds Office

Nick Diehl

Judi Segall

Kalina Schloneger
Program Coordinator, Ombuds Office

Institute Affairs

Eva Cabone
Senior Conference and Events Planner

Edith (Phoophie) Chavez
Events and Program Assistant

Lee Corbett
Senior Administrative Assistant, Information Center

Anthony Hallee-Farrell
Senior Program and Technical Associate

Phil Johnson
Communications and Program Officer

Ted Johnson
Executive Director of Institute Events

Malcolm Jones
Operations Coordinator, Events and Info Center

Kristina Kastrinelis
Events and Marketing Associate

Cathi Levine
Director, Conference Services

Caroline Livingston
Senior Events Registration Associate

Jennifer Minor
Program and Ticket Office Assistant

Peter Muise
Events Manager

Kimberly Nelson
Senior Events Assistant

Michelle Salgueiro-Tooley
Events Associate

Jodi Schwedelson
Program and Events Associate

Traci Swartz
Assistant Director, Community Services Office

Rebecca Tyler
Associate Director of Institute Events

Susan Wilson
Event Operations Coordinator

Judith Zinker
Administrative Assistant I



Institute Office of Communications

Abigail Abazorius
Senior Media Relations Specialist

Kimberly Allen
Executive Director, Media Relations & Crisis Communications

Danyel Barnard
Executive Director, Digital, Brand, and Internal Communications

Peter Bebergal
Institute Use of Name Officer

Bara Blender
Senior Communications Strategist

Steve Bradt
Chief Strategic Communications and News Officer

David Chandler
Institute Writer, MIT News Office

Joanna Chen
Web and Editorial Assistant

Nelson Chen
Web Developer

Jennifer Chu
Senior Writer, MIT News Office

Stephanie Creag
Executive Assistant to the VP for Communications

Christine Daniloff
Creative Director

Peter Dizikes
Institute Writer, MIT News Office

Jenny Fowler
Director, Social Media Strategy

Emer Garland
Communications Strategist

Melanie Grados
Media Relations Assistant

Melanie Gonick
Video Producer and Editor

Alfred Ironside
Vice President for Communications

Anne Kern
Senior Editorial Assistant

Lin Sing Lee
Director of Web Development

Kimberly Mancino
Director of Internal Communications, IOC

Sarah McDonnell
Deputy Director of Media Relations

Jose-Luis Olivares
Media Production and Design Assistant

Anne Trafton
Senior Writer, MIT News Office

Stephanie Trott
Editorial and Content Specialist

Maia Weinstock
Deputy Editorial Director

Zach Winn

Margaret Wong
Web Administrator

Kathy Wren
Editorial Director

Adam Zewe




Suha Bekdash
Financial Officer

Taj Dickson
Administrative Assistant II

Ryan Michael Haggerty
Manager, Distributed Printer Programs

Chrissy Hudson
Administrative Assistant I

Scott Johnson
Driver Utility

Cheryl Keane
Financial Assistant II

Lee Marston
Computer Support Assistant

Raphael Pagarigan
Customer Service Representative II

Scott Perrigo
Computer Support Assistant

Allen Veldwisch
Computer Support Assistant



Office of the General Counsel

Erin Ahern
Director of Administration and Legal Operations

Genevieve Anguilar

Jason Baletsa

Mark DiVincenzo
Vice President and General Counsel

Regina Dugan

Dahlia Fetouh
Deputy General Counsel

Matt Fucci

Kristin Garvin

Natavia Mahoney
Legal Assistant

Meghan McCollum Fenno
Executive Director, OSATT Core, and Counsel

Anthony Moriello

Richelle Nessralla

Ann Polce
Legal Assistant

Allison Romantz

Claire Schneider

A.L. (Lorry) Spitzer

Kerry Stehn

David Suski
Counsel, Lincoln Lab

Karlelisa Wesley

Jay Wilcoxson

Victoria Zurman
Executive and Financial Assistant



Risk Management & Compliance Services

Terri Ingerick
Administrative Assistant

Saumya Khanduja
Assistant Director, Institutional Risk Management

Kate Miller
Institute Compliance Officer

Consortium on Financing Higher Education

Isabel Bourelle
Office Administrator, COFHE

Srishti Chandana
Research Analyst

Mark Hansen
Director of Data Engineering

Lizzie Mann
Research Analyst

Jacqueline McGoldrick
Senior Technology and Data Analyst

Janet Rapelye

Pamela Taylor
Director of Research