Staff Directory

Director of Athletics

(207) 602-2499

Allen was appointed to the position of Director of Athletics at UNE in February of 2006. During her tenure at the University, the Nor'easters have enjoyed unprecedented success in competition, while also improving facilities and expanding varsity, intramural, and club sport offerings.

She came to the University from NCAA Division III Smith College, where she served as Associate Director of Athletics for five years. Before her tenure at Smith, Allen served as Associate Director of Athletics at... Read More

Area Coordinator - Avila, Assisi, and Siena Halls

(207) 602-2680

Featherman Hall

Richard Anderson-Martinez joined UNE as an Area Coordinator with the Office of Residential Education and Housing in the summer of 2012. He is currently responsible for developing residential communities in Avila, Assisi, and Siena Halls on the Biddeford Campus. Originally from Wisconsin, Richard has grown to love southern Maine and the surrounding communities. His research interests include gender identity development and expression in male-identified persons and assessing campus climate toward underrepresented populations.

Additionally, serves as the staff advisor to the Alliance, UNE's undergraduate LGBT*Q student organization.... Read More

Cherry Baker


Family Nurse Practitioner

Director Student Health Services

(207) 602-2358

Sanford F. Petts Health Center

Graduate of Simmons College Boston MA. 18 years of experience in primary care and college health.Read More


Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist

women's health

college health

Assistant Athletic Trainer

(207) 602-2135

Bennett (LAT, ATC) recently completed her first year as part of the UNE staff in the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer.

She came to Biddeford after spending two years at NCAA Division I Northeastern University, during which she attained her master's degree in applied nutrition. In her time with the Huskies, Bennett worked directly with the women's ice hockey and women's volleyball programs.

Bennett received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Southern Maine in 2011. She... Read More


Men's Soccer

Women's Soccer

Men's Ice Hockey

Women's Lacrosse

Liddy Bileck


Administrative Assistant, Counseling Services and Disability Services

Test Proctor, Disability Services

(207) 221-4550

Ginn Hall - Lower Level
Student Support Services Office

Carrie Bogue

Office Manager

(207) 602-2443

Student Academic Success Center

Born and raised in Biddeford Maine, I have been with the University since 1990.  I have worked in the Counseling Office, the  College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office, the Student Affairs Dean's Office  on the Portland Campus and in the College of Osteopathic Medicine.  I have held my current position as Office Manager in the Student Academic Success Center since 2008.  Read More

Head Men's Lacrosse Coach

(207) 602-2418

Burch holds a 19-17 overall record through two seasons as head coach of the UNE men's lacrosse program. He guided the Nor'easters to a program-record 14 wins (14-5) in his first season (2013), after serving the men's lacrosse program for four years as assistant coach and defensive coordinator. Continuing the team's improvement from recent years, Big Blue eclipsed the school record for wins in a season by four games (10-10 in 2012), posted a 6-2 mark in league contests, and... Read More

Mary Lou Burgess


Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-2358

Worked at UNE for past two years serving students health care needs.  Previously, has many years experience as an RN and advanced practice nursing (APRN) in a variety of settings.Read More


Family Care

Head Field Hockey Coach

(207) 602-2713

Collins guided the UNE field hockey squad to a 17-6 record in her first season leading the program, which included a 12-0 mark in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) games, and the program's second ECAC New England Championship title. Collins was voted CCC Coach of the Year by her peers. 

Prior to UNE, Collins was a three-year assistant under former Olympian and U.S. National Team member Jill Reeve at NCAA Division I Brown University, and spent one year as assistant coach... Read More

John D. Daugherty

Bachelor ot Arts, History/MS Educational Leadership

Developmental Writing Supervisor

(207) 602-2584

Student Academic Success Center

I was born in Charleston, West Virginia. It was a dark and stormy night. I was of the first TV generation, so I know about Betty Boop, Richard Carlson, the Marx Brothers, and W. C. Fields. Along with Albert Einstein, Bette Davis, Robert A Heinlein, and those guys waiting for Godot, these are my heroes. My undergraduate degree was achieved at West Virginia University, my graduate degree at the University of Southern Maine. I've been here at UNE in one... Read More


All facets of the writing process. I'm very eclectic and have a wide and fairly deep knowledge across many disciplines. I also have experience as a commercial artist


and sound technician. I build loudspeaker systems and furniture.

Head Women's Soccer Coach

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 602-2326

Harold Alfond Forum

Davis has guided the Nor'easters for four seasons, posting a 39-29-7 mark in that time. The women's soccer program owns a 25-11-4 in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) games under Davis.

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Jennifer DeBurro

Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall

Educated at Assumption College and Suffolk University, Jennifer has been working with undergraduate students for more than a decade.  Experience at previous institutions includes various positions in Residence Life, Student Activities and Community Volunteer Services / Service Learning. Jennifer is the National Volunteer Coordinator of NASPA, an organization of student affairs professionals in higher education, and is the past Co-Director of the Maine Association of Student Personnel Admininstrators.Read More

Coordinator, SASC Portland Campus

(207) 221-4358

Proctor Hall

I have enjoyed working with students to develop their writing and learning skills for almost twenty years, both as faculty and as a professional tutor. As coordinator of the  Student Academic Success Center on the Portland Campus, I facilitate and lead the work of the center's staff to ensure that we're following best practices for academic support and accomplishing our mission of helping students become efficient, independent, lifelongers learners with... Read More


Academic support services

Writing Pedagogy

Freelance Writing

Classroom Management

Copy Editing and Proofreading

Promotions and Marketing

Area Coordinator - Sokokis Hall

(207) 602-2272

Sokokis Residence Hall

Amanda began working as an Area Coordinator in the summer of 2011 for the Office of Residential Education and Housing and is currently responsible for developing the residential community in Sokokis Hall.  She directly supervises the RA staff, front desk staff, and fitness center staff in that area.  Amanda is originally from Pennsylvania and earned her M. Ed in College Student Affairs and a BA in Interpersonal Communication from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.  Amanda also holds an Advanced TEFL Certification from Notting Hill College in... Read More

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

(207) 602-2907

Estabrook (formerly Frost) has spent the last six seasons leading the women's lacrosse program at UNE -- part of her 13 years as a collegiate head coach. The Nor'easters have twice registered program-record 12-win seasons (12-5) under her tenure in 2012 and 2010, and both years saw Big Blue reach the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) semifinals. Each season landed the program in the NCAA Record Book, matching the biggest Win-Loss turnaround from a previous season (8 games) in Division III... Read More

Cynthia Smith Forrest

B.A., M.Ed., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall

B.A., Elementary Education, University of South Carolina

M.Ed., Counseling and Student Personnel Services, University of South Carolina

M.Ed., Administration, Planning, and Social Policy, Harvard University

Ed.D., Administration, Planning, and Social Policy, Harvard UniversityRead More


Educational Research including Research Design; Student Development Theory; Administration and Management in Higher Education

Maeghan Fortier


Assistant Athletic Trainer

(207) 602-2381

Fortier (LAT, ATC, LMT) returned to her alma mater for the 2013-14 academic year, serving UNE from the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer.

The 2006 graduate of the University returns to her alma mater after four years as Athletic Trainer at Massebesic High School. Before that, she was an AT at Old Orchard Beach High School and worked at a physical therapy practice in Boston. 

Fortier (formerly Weaver) and her husband, Eric, reside in Saco. She is also a licensed... Read More


Women's Volleyball

Women's Ice Hockey

Assistant Director of Residential Education & Housing

(207) 602-2595

East Hall

Jessica joined the University of New England staff in 2009 and  is the Assistant Director in the Office of Residential Education and Housing. Originally from Rhode Island Jessica has always chose to live  in New England!  Graduating from Sacred Heart University with a degree in Communication Technologies Studies.  After graduation, Jessica pursued a career in advertising and marketing only to realize her passion was in Higher Education.   Receiving her Master Degree in Higher Education Adminstration from Suffolk University. She is responsible... Read More

Judith Frank


Area Coordinator, Champlain & Frederick Halls

Judith joined UNE as an Area Coordinator with Residential Education and Housing in the summer of 2014. She is passionate about social justice education and the various ways that it can be integrated into various functional areas of student affairs. Judith has a background in engaging students, faculty, and staff in dialogues related to the intersections of social class, race, gender, and sexual orientation.

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Mary Fraser

Director, Student Academic Success Center

(207) 602-2561

Student Academic Success Center


Academic support services

program development

academic advising


Sandra Green


Nurse Practitioner

(207) 221-4242

Four years active duty USAF nurse corp., and 15 years primary care nurse practitioner.Read More


Primary Care

Developmental Writing Specialist

(207) 602-2586

Student Academic Success Center

Megan Grumbling is an educator, poet, critic, and dramatic writer. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Iowa Review, Crazyhorse, Memorious, The Southern Review, The Antioch Review, and other journals; was awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation; received the Robert Frost Foundation Award for Poetry; was chosen for Best New Poets, Best of the Net, Port City Poets, and other anthologies; and has been awarded residencies in Alaska, Tucson, and Lovell, Maine.... Read More






oral history.

Area Coordinator, East & West Halls

(207) 602-2798

East Hall

Terrence joined the University of New England staff in the Summer of 2012 as an Area Coordinator in the Office of Residential Education & Housing.  Originally from Pennsylvania, Terrence graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with a focus in Journalism, as well as a Master of Education with a concentration in College Student Affairs.Read More

Head Men's Ice Hockey Coach

(207) 283-0270


 Holt has built the UNE ice hockey program from the ground up, from a two-year pre-varsity team to its first season in the highly-competitive ECAC East.

A 1979 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Holt was a three-year letter winner and played on two NCAA Final Four squads. After graduation he played for the Dayton Gems in the Washington Capitals organization.

From 1980 until 1982, he was a player and coach for the... Read More

Cali Johnson


Coordinator of Counseling Services

(207) 671-9717

Ginn Hall - Lower Level

Cali has worked in the field of counseling with families, children, adolescents and adults for over 20 years. In addition to maintinaing private practice, she has been counsling students at UNE for 13 years. Cali specializes in brief therapy and mindfuness stress management techniques. She delights in working with students in the health care professions and serves as adjunct professor for psychosocial aspects of health care.Read More


individual and group psychological counseling

crisis intervention

mindfulness-based stress reduction

psychological outreach and consultation

military readjustment and veterans' issues

psychosocial aspects of health care and provider self care

Mary Jones


Director for University Career Development Services

(207) 602-2096

Decary Hall

Dr. Mary O. Jones is the Director for University Career Development Services at the University of New England. Dr. Jones enjoys coaching UNE students on all aspects of their career searches and graduate/professional school pursuits. Dr. Jones has had a wide variety of experiences with liberal arts colleges, professional graduate programs, and has benefitted from the diverse and exciting opportunities that this education brings and she is excited to continue to help contribute to the experience of students at UNE.... Read More

Learning Specialist

(207) 221-4259

Proctor Hall


Strategies for academic success

learning styles

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Head Women's Volleyball Coach

(207) 602-2376

Harold Alfond Forum

L'Heureux has gone 34 seasons (1,010 matches) as head coach of the women's volleyball program at UNE, and her teams have won 661 matches during that time -- a figure few collegiate volleyball coaches have on their resume. Big Blue has qualified for the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) postseason tournament in each of the last 13 years.

In the fall of 2010, the Nor'easters posted their highest win total (20) since 1998 and advanced to the conference semifinals, before gaining... Read More

Head Softball Coach

(207) 602-2922

Letellier has led the UNE softball team for five seasons, highlighted by the program's second Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) title in 2012 and a berth into the NCAA Championship. Big Blue finished that year with a 27-14 mark, which included a four-game sweep through the CCC Championship. The Nor'easters then became the second team in school history to win a game at the NCAA level, following only the softball squad from 2000. 

Towards the tail end of 2013, Letellier recorded... Read More

Kaleb Lewis


Area Coordinator - Featherman and Padua Halls

(207) 602-2668

Featherman Hall 116

Brand new to UNE, Kaleb Lewis just joined the Office of Residential Education and Housing as an Area Coordinator in the Fall of 2014. He is responsible for Featherman and Pauda Halls. Originally from Florida, Kaleb completed his Bachelors of Health Sciences and Master of Public Health degrees at the Univeristy of Florida. Kaleb has spent the last year working in Higher Education at James Madison University but is excited to be joining the Nor'easter family. Kaleb's interests include health promotions... Read More

Judith Andrea Lovdal

B.S. Env. Econ., Masters Project Management

Administrative Assistant

(207) 602-2307

Campus Center

Judy joined the BodyWise department at UNE in August of 2012. Prior to her moving to Maine she worked as a Director for the Hartford Insurance Group and held management positions in financial and legal services.Read More

Wayne C. Magaw

Cert. Mgmt.

Assistant Director of Safety and Security

(207) 602-2150

Background in fire prevention and safety.

RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor. Self defense for women.

O.C.  (Oleoresin Capsicum) Instructor.

M.O.A.B. (Management Of Aggressive Behavior) Instructor.Read More

Administrative Assistant

(207) 221-4247

Proctor Hall

I've worked in the Student Academic Success Center for the past ten years, and love the daily interaction with students, faculty & staff.Read More

Director, Disability Services

(207) 221-4418

Ginn Hall - Lower Level


Supporting students with disabilities and their parents through the transition from high school to post-secondary education

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing

(207) 602-2863

East Hall

Anthony(Tony) joined the University of New England staff in 2010 and  is the Associate Director in the Office of Residential Education and Housing. Originally from Massachusetts, Tony is a two time graduated of New England College with BA in Environmental Studies and a MS in Organizational Management. Tony has been working with college students for over a decade and has worked at both private and public institutions in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Florida. Tony is a active member of ACUHO and... Read More

Adjunct Instructor in Developmental Writing

Henri Moser

M.S., Ed.D. (In progress)

Online Learning Specialist, MSW Adjunct Faculty, Ed.D Student

(207) 221-4352

Proctor Hall

Hello, UNE community! I am a native Californian new to Maine. My undergraduate studies were done in Arcata, CA at the notorious Humboldt State University, where I studied forest ecology, I went on to get a Master of Science in Education in San Diego. Next, I taught at a K-8 one-room schoolhouse high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California for 10 years. The little town, Bear Valley, is situated at 7500 feet, has a population of 100 full... Read More


Online Learning Specialist

K-8 Education

Writing Support



APA and AMA Formatting

Literature Review Writing

Research Design (qualitative and quantitative)

and Research Statistics

Dean of Students

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall


Performing arts facilities

Biddeford City Theater

community organizing; town & gown cooperation; first year college student transition & success; careers in college/ university administration.

Jeff Nevers

Career Services Coordinator

(207) 221-4237

Proctor Hall


Expertise: <br /><br />Job Search Strategies

Personal Branding

Interview Techniques


Resume/CV Development

Employer Relations. <br /><br />Communications

Strategic Planning


Public Relations

Conflict Resolution


Head Men's Soccer Coach

(207) 602-2607

Oestergaard completed his first season as UNE's Head Men's Soccer Coach with a ledger of 6-8-4. The Nor'easters posted their best road record in four years (3-4-3) under Oestergaard, and went 1-3-1 (with three one-goal setbacks) against the five NCAA tournament teams on the schedule. 

Prior to joining the Big Blue staff, he was an assistant coach under Mark Serdjenian at Colby College the past three seasons (2010-2012). Oestergaard coached professionally in his native country of Denmark, serving as head... Read More

Head Cross Country Coach

(207) 602-2161

Ouellette has led the UNE cross country teams for 14 seasons. The women's program has captured back-to-back Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) titles in the last two years (2012 and 2013), and the men's continues to inch closer and closer to the league crown. Ouellette has been voted CCC Coach of the Year five times (four on the women's side), coming in 2006, 2011 (both), 2012, and 2013.

The women's squad has won a combined seven events over the last three... Read More

Brian Wayne Razak


Head Athletic Trainer

(207) 602-2496

Campus Center

In second year as head athletic trainer for the University's athletic teams.  Earned a bachelor of arts in Biology from Kansas Wesleyan University and a masters in Physical Education from Kansas State University.  Certified as an athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification in 1982.  Served as head athletic trainer at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa and Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, prior to coming to UNE.  Married to Sarah with children Aaron (24) and Megan... Read More


Injury care specializing in evaluation


management and Rehabilitation.

Katherine Rehill

MSed, CAS Ed Leadership

Developmental Math Specialist

Learning Specialist

(207) 602-2407

Student Academic Success Center

Before getting a BS in Industrial Technology, I worked as a carpenter for a commercial construction company.  My career in education began by teaching carpentry, math, CAD and architectural design at both the high school and community college level.  After receiving my MS in Special Education I began teaching in a more non-traditional setting. 

I have three adult children and three grandchildren who all live within a 45 minute radius so we visit together at least every other week.  I am active with my... Read More



Applied Math

Architectural Design

Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

Brain Research relating to behavior

Cassie Ring


Fitness Specialist

Children's Programs Coordinator

(207) 602-2246

Campus Center
Fitness Center

Cassie is one of two Fitness Specialists in the Department of Campus Center and Student Involvement and coordinates the community children's programs. She also coordinates the Peer Health Educators, the Student Wellness Challenge, and other student wellness programming.  She graduated from Springfield College with a Bachelor's degree in Applied Exercise Science and from California University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Science degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion.  She has been employed with UNE for nine years.  She is a certified personal... Read More


exercise prescription

Personal Training

Group Exercise

Health Promotion

Angela Shambarger

Judicial Coordinator/Student Affairs Operations Coordinator

Title IX Investigator

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall

Angela has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Maine and a Master of Education in Student Development in Higher Education, also from the University of Maine.  

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Angela coordinates the Judicial Affairs office as part of the Division of Student Affairs and manages the Student Handbook and Conduct Code.<br /><br />Other areas she coordinates include Parent Programs and Parent Orientation and teaches a course in Citi

Associate Director of Athletics

Sports Information Director

(207) 602-2562

Smyth came to UNE in 1997, and has held numerous positions in the Athletics Department over the years. Prior to being named Associate Director of Athletics, he was served as Interim Director of Athletics from February 2011-August 2012. Aside from the time he spent leading the department, Smyth has been the Sports Information Director since joining UNE.

After stepping away from coaching in 2007, he assumed the role of Assistant Director of Athletics until February 2011. Smyth had guided the... Read More

Nicole Stephens

Math/Science Academic Support Specialist

(207) 602-2205

Student Academic Success Center

I was born and raised in Tucson, AZ where I also earned my B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. Two years after graduation, I decided to follow my passion for marine science to graduate school at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. While pursuing my Master's, I worked as a research assistant for coral reef assessment, monitoring, and restoration and completed over 500 scientific dives. Upon graduation, I moved to Maine where I initially... Read More


science education

General Chemistry


Marine Biology

Marine Science Field Research

student success

Associate Director for Student Involvement & New Student Programs

(207) 602-2495

Campus Center

Originally from Arundel, Maine, Kevin joined the University of New England in the summer of 2014 working primarily with Orientation Programs and the activities board. Prior to starting at UNE, he worked for Syracuse University in the Office of Student Activities where he specialized in large-scale activities programming and contract negotiation. Kevin most recently completed his Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict Resolution from Syracuse University. In addition, he is a double graduate of the University of Maine where he attained... Read More

Head Women's Ice Hockey Coach

(207) 602-2059

Venditti took over the UNE women's ice hockey program after its inaugural season, and posted a record of 9-11-5 -- an improvement over the 1-10 mark from 2012-13. 

He came to Biddeford with 13 years of collegiate head coaching experience, including the previous nine years at Colby College, and the four before that at the University of Southern Maine. While Venditti was at Colby, the Mules qualified for postseason play eight of his nine seasons, including an appearance in the... Read More

Developmental Mathematics Supervisor; Adjunct Faculty Departments of Mathematics and Business

(207) 602-2794

Student Academic Success Center

I began my professional career as a cartographer, stumbled into education in my mid-twenties and have been happily teaching mathematics ever since. Through hard work, a series of good turns and a bit of luck, I've developed an expertise in developmental mathematics specifically and developmental education more generally.  I am passionate about learning and enjoy sharing knowledge with others.  August  is my favorite month as that is when all the cool school supplies come out!

I share a home with... Read More

Jen Welch

Jen Welch


Tutor Coordinator

(207) 221-4235


Tutor Recruitment


and Supervision; Undergraduate/Graduate Peer Tutor Program Development; Writing Center Pedagogy and Practice

Coordinator of Intramural Sports

(207) 602-2831


Williams joined the UNE community in 2009 to serve as the Coordinator of Intramural Sports. She also oversees the scheduling for all of the athletics fields on campus, and serves as an assistant coach/advisor for the Women's Rugby Club, as well as the advisor for the Men's Rugby and Men's Ice Hockey Clubs.

Prior to returning to her home state, Williams spent three years at Xavier University as the Assistant Director of Intramural and Club Sports. She has a bachelor's... Read More


Recreational programming

league/tournament design


staff training

risk management


facility management and supervision

and budget management.