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Staff Directory

Megan Darrigo

Megan Darrigo

B.S., M.S.

Area Coordinator

Assisi Hall, Avila Hall, Padua Hall, and Siena Hall

(207) 602-2680

Featherman Hall

Megan is from North Conway and Hampton New Hampshire. Graduated from Lyndon State College with a Bachelor of Science in Human Services then went on to become the Graduate Hall Director and Mentor at New England College. She then graduated from New England College with a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration. Megan previously has worked at several institutions in Residential Life. Megan most recently worked at Keene State College. Read More

Jennifer DeBurro

Dean of Students and Assistant Provost for Student Affairs

(207) 602-2372

Decary Hall

Educated at Assumption College (B.A.) and Suffolk University (M.Ed.), Jennifer has been working with college students for over 15 years. Jennifer joined the University of New England in 2005 and in addition to leading the Division of Student Affairs, is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at UNE. Experience at previous institutions includes various positions in Residence Life, Student Activities and Community Volunteer Services / Service Learning. Jennifer has served as the National Volunteer Coordinator of NASPA, a leading organization of student affairs professionals in higher education, and is the past... 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

Ray Handy

Ray A Handy


Associate Dean of Students

Graduate & Professional Student Affairs

(207) 221-4213

Proctor Hall

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

Student Leadership Development

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 two decades 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

Interim Fitness Center Manager

(207) 602-2246


Eryn Neptune is the Interim Fitness Center Manager and Health & Wellness Educator here at UNE. 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 coast to coast... Read More


Foods & Nutrition

Health & Wellness

Stress Management


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Staff Assistant

Graduate & Professional Student Affairs

(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

Office Manager - Student Engagement

(207) 602-2346

Campus Center
119 C

Jimmy joined the University of New England in August, 2019. He has an MSEd in College Student Personnel Services from Arkansas State University and a BS in Marketing from Saint Joseph's College. Jimmy has experience in Student Activities, Residence Life, and Counseling Services. Read More

Erica Rousseau

Director of Intercultural Student Engagement

(207) 602-2826

Campus Center

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

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

Nicole Taylor

Nicole L. Taylor

B.A., M.S.

Area Coordinator

Champlain, Freddy, East and West Halls

(207) 602-2795

East Hall 1009

Nicole Taylor joined the University of New England staff in October of 2018 as an Area Coordinator. Originally from Standish, Maine, Nicole started her Undergraduate education at the University of Southern Maine. After taking some time off, she continued her education at Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts where she graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Communications: Journalism and Media Writing. She furthered her education in Lasell's Fifth Year Program where she received... Read More


Residence Life

International education opportunities for students; study abroad

Housing and Commuter Life