Staff Directory

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Director, Intercultural Student Engagement

(207) 602-2461

randerson@une.edu

Richard started his career at UNE in Housing and Residential/Commuter Life before assuming his current position as Director of Intercultural Student Engagement. In this role, he oversees programming and in-class learning opportunities around cultural diversity, advocates for traditionally underrepresented populations at the institution, and helps to audit policies for compliance, access, and equity. Originally from Wisconsin, Richard has grown to love southern Maine and the surrounding communities. 

Biddeford Office: Campus Center 100A
Portland Office: Proctor Hall 02A... Read More

Chris Broere

Area Coordinator-Sokokis Hall

(207) 602-2797

cbroere@une.edu

Sokokis Residence Hall
108

Christopher Broere  joined the University of New England staff in July 2016 as an Area Coordinator.  Originally from Long Island New York, Chris went to Plattsburgh State University for both undergraduate and graduate work.  Graduating with a BA in History and M.S.T in Adolescent Education.  Prior to this position Chris worked as a graduate residence hall director at Plattsburgh and then as a professional director there as... Read More

Sidney Burns

Area Coordinator

Champlain and Freddy Hall

(207) 602-2795

sburns8@une.edu

1008 East Hall

Sidney Burns joined the University of New England staff in July of 2017 as an Area Coordinator. Originally from New York State, Sidney went to SUNY Oneonta for her undergraduate work, where she earned a degree in Earth Science. Sidney went to the University at Buffalo for her graduate work and earned a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration with a Concentration in Student Affairs. Prior to this position, Sidney worked as a Graduate Assistant Hall Director at the University at Buffalo.... Read More

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Housing and Commuter Life

Jennifer DeBurro

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

(207) 602-2372

jdeburro@une.edu

Decary Hall
129

Educated at Assumption College and Suffolk University, Jennifer has been working with undergraduate students for over 15 years.  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

Jessica Hughes

Assistant Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

(207) 602-2595

jhughes9@une.edu

East Hall
1011

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

Kerry Keating

Director of Student Involvement

(207) 602-2548

kkeating1@une.edu

Room 102

Originally from NH, Kerry comes to UNE with over 20 years of experience in Student Affairs.  After receiving her undergraduate degree from William Woods University in Fulton, MO she went on to earn her MBA in Leadership Development from Columbia College.  Kerry's forte is in training and outcomes development; she also has an extensive background in facilities, operations and event management.  Kerry oversees the Office of Student Activities and Organizations, advises the University Student Government, and orchestrates the undergraduate New... Read More

Brittany Lew

Area Coordinator

East and West Hall

(207) 602-2798

blew@une.edu

East Hall

Brittany Lew  joined the University of New England staff in August of 2016 as an Area Coordinator.  Originally from New Hampshire, Brittany went to Franklin Pierce University for undergraduate work and is currently at Southern New Hampshire University for graduate work, graduating with a BA in Criminal Justice and will be graduating in October with her M.S. in Higher Education Administration.  Prior to this position Brittany worked as a Gradaute Resident Director at Mount Ida College in Massachusetts.  Brittany's interests  include student success, student conduct, and living learning communities.... Read More

Expertise

Housing and Commuter Life

Director of Student Conduct

(207) 602-2372

slong11@une.edu

Decary Hall
129

Shane joined the University of New England staff in December of 2016 as the Director of Student Conduct. Originally from Woodland, Maine, he is a graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington with a B.A. in Psychology and Northeastern University with a M.S. in Counseling Psychology and College Student Development. Shane has worked with college students for over 15 years in the areas of residential life, student involvement, student conduct, academic advising, veteran services, career and transfer services, new... Read More

Anthony Montalbano

Associate Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

(207) 602-2863

amontalbano@une.edu

East Hall
1010

Anthony(Tony) joined the University of New England staff in 2010 and  is the Associate Director in the Office of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life. Originally from Massachusetts, Tony is a two time graduate 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 NASPA... Read More

Eryn Neptune

Health and Wellness Educator

(207) 602-2246

eneptune@une.edu

121A

Eryn Neptune is elated to join the University of New England team as a Health & Wellness Educator. Eryn holds a Master's Degree in Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and a Bachelor's Degree in Health Science: Exercise and Nutrition, from the University of Southern Maine, in Portland, Maine. Eryn has worked in residential life and in elementary education, and also in her path to UNE, has had experience as a lifeguard and CNA. Hailing from Central Maine, she has hopped... Read More

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Foods & Nutrition

Health & Wellness

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Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4212

jpelletier@une.edu

Proctor Hall
2

Joel has been working at UNE since March of 1998, first in the COM Curriculum Office, then in his current position in Graduate and Professional Student Affairs since 2002.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Southern Maine.  Before coming to UNE, he worked for the Jewish Community Center and Jewish Federation of Southern Maine (now known as the Jewish Community Alliance).  He is a landlord in the Portland area.... Read More

Erica Rousseau

Associate Director of Intercultural Student Engagement

(207) 602-2826

erousseau1@une.edu

Campus Center
100

Erica Rousseau just recently joined the UNE family.  She has worked in education for over twenty years and in the Student Affairs realm for over eight years.  Her research is in American Ethnic Studies and Education.  Erica enjoys working with students in the areas of self-discovery, cultural exploration, social justice and leadership.  Read More

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