Staff Directory

Jennifer DeBurro

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

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

Campus Center Aquatics & Facility Manager

(207) 602-2551

Campus Center

Bob joined UNE in August of 2018 and brings with him 17 years of professional experience in managing childcare, aquatics, sports, health & wellness; as well as day and overnight camp programs in the YMCA and Private sector. Bob's expertise lie in program development and facility operations. Over the years, he has dedicated himself to developing social, recreational and educational opportunities for many people of varying ages. Bob found UNE's Campus Center to be the perfect fit.  He firmly believes the Campus Center provides a great outlet for students, faculty/staff and community to... Read More

Charlie Haycook

Area Coordinator- Avila, Assisi, Siena, Padua

(207) 602-2680

Featherman Hall
Rm. 115

Charlie Haycook joined the Housing and Residential/Commuter Life team in July 2018 as the Area Coordinator of the Quad Area. Originally from Derry, New Hampshire, Charlie attended the University of New Hampshire and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Ancient/Medieval History. After graduating from UNH, Charlie moved to Salem, Massachusetts to begin his career in Student Affairs while attending the Master of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs (HESA) program at Salem State University. While at SSU, he worked primarily... Read More


Career Coaching

Housing and Commuter Life


Will Johnson

Area Coordinator

Sokokis Hall

(207) 602-2797

Sokokis Residence Hall

William Johnson joined the University of New England staff in July of 2018 as an Area Coordinator. From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, William went to Chestnut Hill College for his undegraduate degree in Psychology. Being fully exposed to student affairs through various student leadership positions William persued a Master's Degree in Counseling at Shippensburg University, with a specialization in College Student Personnel. Prior to employment at UNE, William was a Residence Director for Shippensburg University, gaining further experience in Residence Life &... Read More


Housing and Commuter Life

Brittany Lew

Area Coordinator

East and West 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


Housing and Commuter Life

Director of Student Conduct

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

Tiyana Mikell

Tiyana R. Mikell


Area Coordinator - Champlain/Frederick and Featherman Hall

(207) 602-2668

Featherman Hall

Tiyana Mikell joined the University of New England staff in July of 2018 from right outside of the area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tiyana is a two time graduate from Shippensburg University with earning her Bachelors of Social Work for her undergraduate degree and then returning to earn her Masters of Science in Counseling with a concentration in College Student Personnel. While in her undergraduate career, Tiyana has worked in many offices including the Dean of Students, New Student Orientation, the... Read More


Residence Life

New Student Orientation

Student Activities

Multicultural Affairs

Anthony Montalbano

Associate Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

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

Denise Nelson

Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

Denise is very excited to have joined the staff at the University of New England in July of 2018.   She is the Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life and as such provides vision and oversight to the department in support of the mission of the university.  After receiving both a bachelor’s degree in Child Development and a master’s degree in College Student Development from the University of Maine she went on to hold professional positions in student affairs in Maine,... Read More

Eryn Neptune

Health and Wellness Educator

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


Foods & Nutrition

Health & Wellness

Stress Management

Photo of Joel Pelletier

Staff Assistant

Graduate & Professional Student Affairs

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

Director of Intercultural Student Engagement

Erica Rousseau has worked in education for over twenty years and in the Student Affairs realm for over ten 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