Staff Directory

Jennifer DeBurro

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall

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

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

Area Coordinator for Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

(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

Kerry Keating

Director of Student Involvement

(207) 602-2548

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

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


Housing and Commuter Life

Director of Student Conduct

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall

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

East Hall

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


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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Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4212

Proctor Hall

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

Campus Center

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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Area Coordinator- Avila, Assisi, and Siena Halls

(207) 602-2680

Featherman Hall

Valerie Skubick joined the University of New England staff in July 2017 as an Area Coordinator. Originally from Michigan, Valerie attended C.S. Mott Community College in Flint, MI before transferring to Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. Valerie completed her Bachelor's Degree from Grand Valley State University majoring in English with a minor in Elementary Education. Valerie attended Oakland University in Rochester, MI for her Master's Degree in Higher Education Leadership. Prior to this position Valerie worked as a Graduate Residence Director at Oakland University where... Read More

Jamie Small

Coordinator of Student Activities and Organizations

(207) 602-2556


Originally from Pittston Maine, Jamie began working at the University of New England in 2013 as an Administrative Assistant in the Student Activities Office. In August of 2014 she moved into the Coordinator of Student Involvement position and works primarly with Clubs and Organizations as well as Trailblazer Orientation. Prior to starting at UNE she was a Pre-k teacher for five years and a 2008 graduate of UNE with a degree in Educational Studies. Read More