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Manager of Retail & Catering, Dining Services
Mary has worked as the Retail and Catering manager for the Campus Center Cafe for two years. She resides in Easthampton with her partner of 22 years and three children. Prior to working at Smith, Mary owned her own Restaurant in South Hadley and worked in some capacity of restaurants for over 20 years. She also has a Real Estate License and a Master Certification in HR. Outside of work, Mary is always busy with her children's activities. She is on the Basketball Board of Directors for the town of Easthampton, volunteers for PTO events and school activities. She loves cooking, reading, keeping up with her pool and anything that involves her family.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2323|
Production/Publicity Assistant, Theatre
Nikki has worked at Smith since January of 2014. Nikki was born and raised in Homer, Alaska, where she lived until moving to Massachusetts in 2004 to attend Smith College. Nikki also works at New Century Theatre, the Academy of Music Theatre, and as a freelance stage manager. On the rare occasion that she isn't in one theatre or another, Nikki enjoys cooking, reading, and going on long walks with her pug.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-3222|
Administrative Assistant, Poetry and French Studies
Jen has been a full-time employee at Smith since 2012. She is an avid reader, ever-learning knitter, working writer, soccer fan, tennis fan, and a 1-day Jeopardy champ She's a new mom to baby Coraline, but is still carving out time to read—her favorite books she's read in the past year have been Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Anne Enright's Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-4891|
Staff Accountant, Controller's Office
Steering Committee (treasurer)
Beth is the gift accountant in the Controller's Office. She was raised in Central California and followed her husband to Western Massachusetts. She enjoys golfing, eating out, and keeping up with her three teenagers. Her favorite spot on campus is the Greenhouse at the Botanic Garden in the wintertime.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2228|
Catalog/Metadata Librarian, Libraries
Lou has worked in Neilson Library since April 1982. She stays busy volunteering with the League of Women Voters, serving on committees at her church, and bowling on Thursday evenings. In her really spare time she reads (this includes reading while walking on campus). Lou is a native Northamptonian. She attended Northampton's public schools and then went to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, graduating with a degree in American History. While working at Caldor Department Store she then got her library science degree from the University of Rhode Island.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2924|
International Advancement Specialist, Development
Steering Committee (chair)
Danielle has worked at Smith since 2011. Outside of Smith, Danielle is always up for an adventure, whether that's poking through vintage postcards at a flea market, watching the Red Sox at Fenway, or hitting up local trivia nights. Danielle's favorite spot on campus is Trudy's Garden. The best novels she's read this year are "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume and "11/22/63" by Stephen King.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2676|
Associate Director for Residence Life, Student Affairs
Hannah has worked in the Office of Residence Life since July 2004 in a variety of roles. Hannah worked in a variety of places before settling down in the Valley at Smith. She absolutely LOVES the student and co-workers she gets to work with at Smith! She lives in Leeds with her partner of 11 years and their 8-year-old and 6-year-old triplets (yes, you read that correctly). Hannah loves to be outside: skiing, sledding, running, playing soccer, swimming, mowing the lawn--you name it! Two of her favorite places on campus are the MacLeish Field Station challenge course and the Change Ringing tower in Mendenhall.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-4940|
CC Reservations Coordinator, Office of Student Engagement
Christina has worked at Smith College since 2014. Starting as a temporary reunion worker in the Alumnae House, she moved to Office of Summer Programs and then to the Office of Student Engagement where she secured a permanent position. When she is not at work, she is busy pursuing her MBA in Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovative Practices at Bay Path University and playing rugby for the Springfield Rifles. Christina loves to be out and about and is always looking for new adventures!
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2639|
Research Analyst, Development
Tim has worked in Advancement since 2013. Previously, he served as a Development Research Analyst at Clark University in his hometown of Worcester, MA. He serves on the board of the New England Development Research Association (NEDRA), where he welcomes new researchers to the profession by serving as a presenter at NEDRA's annual boot camp. Away from work, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, two dogs, and two cats.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2041|
Budget Manager, Office of the Provost & Dean of Faculty
Saari has worked in the Provost's Office since 2007. She grew up in northern Vermont, but lived in New York City for a few years after college before returning to New England to settle in the Pioneer Valley. She and her wife now live in Shelburne Falls with their two cats, one dog, and two mystery snails, which are disconcertingly fascinating. She enjoys spicy food and bad disaster movies, often at the same time.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-3007|
Title IX Coordinator, Institutional Equity Admininstrator, Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity
Profile coming soon.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2245|
Senior Human Resources Specialist, Office of Human Resources
Kate has worked at Smith College since 2015. When Kate isn't working, she loves to spend time with her family, including her husband and two young daughters. She enjoys exploring the beauty of the Pioneer Valley, binge watching Netflix, and reading a book on a quiet morning with a really good cup of coffee.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2268|
Administrative Assistant, Libraries
Danny has worked at Smith since 2010. Outside of work he plays guitar and sings in a rock band, gives guitar lessons and has begun assembling his own guitars. Danny lives in Bernardston with his wife and two daughters. His favorite place on campus is the stretch of road in front of the Neilson library, a great scene in all seasons. The nitty gritty—Danny's favorite color is orange and he thinks everything tastes better off the grill.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2902|
Director, Center for Design and Fabrication, Clark Science Center
Steering Committee (secretary)
Eric has been at Smith for 18 years. He's a mechanical engineer who had a career change that brought him to the Science Center as an IT specialist. More recently he became Director of hte CDF and moved back to his core skill set. Eric lives in Huntington with his wife, Kim, and faithful dog, Pax. Most of his hobbies outside of work relate to being outside, such as fly fishing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, and maple sugaring. Eric loves to make stuff. He has been building acoustic guitars since he was a teenager. Building canoes, furniture, antique tools and the inevitable home renovations a 175-year-old house need also keep him busy.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-3868|
Administrative Coordinator, Lewis Global Studies Center
Steering Committee (vice chair)
Sara is a Massachusetts native, having grown up in a small town in central MA. After graduating college in Rhode Island with a degree in English, she spent some years working in the environmental arena before setting off to explore the west coast (Seattle) for a few years. Sara has been working at Smith for the past three years. Sara enjoys yoga, starting book clubs, knitting, sewing, swing dancing, and growing, canning and eating wonderful food. Sara's current project is planning her wedding with her husband-to-be—September 2016! Her favorite spot on campus is anywhere sunny to sit and read.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-3352|
Assistant to the Director, Museum of Art
Louise has been on staff since 1984, working in several offices including the SSW, Career Development, and Executive Education, before joining the Museum staff in 2006. When not at Smith, she's most often found either in a theater (rehearsing or seeing a play) or at home in the kitchen or garden. Louise enjoys historical fiction novels and crossword puzzles. She and husband Bill (or ITS fame) like movies and daydreaming about travel and retirement.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2762|
Assistant Director, Student Financial Services
Audrey relocated from Connecticut to the Northampton area to work in Student Financial Services. She enjoys traveling, knitting, cooking, riding roller coasters, and going to community and cultural events. Her favorite campus event is the Spring Bulb Show.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2530|
Tech Systems Analyst, Information Technology Services
Chris has been at full-time employee at Smith College since January 2002. He currently works in Information Technology as a Systems Tech Analyst.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-4671|
Electrician, Facilities Management
Davis has been with Smith since February of 2016. He was born and raised in Western Massachusetts. Since 2013 Davis has served as the Vice President of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local #7 and served as an executive board member since 2005 before that. Where he fights for electrical workers safety and rights out in the construction field throughout Western Mass. Davis also holds to position of Chancellot of the Knights of Columbus in Holyoke, Massachusetts where he organizes and volunteers to many charitable causes througout the local community. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with friends, going to concerts, shooting pool in the APA, and spending time with his dog Max.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2400|
Administrative Assistant, Disability Services
Lisa has been in the Office of Disability Services since 2009. Since coming on full-time in 2011, she has loved her dynamic position and particularly enjoys working with students. A Northampton native, both she and her husband have travelled extensively but always return to the Happy Valley. Their seven year-old son keeps her family busy, but Lisa is now able to make time for art, knitting and volunteer work. She rides her bike to work daily from Leeds and her favorite spot on campus is the trail along the Mill River.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2071|
Area Coordinator, Student Affairs
Stacey has worked in the Office of Residence Life since the summer of 2013 as the West Quad Area Coordinator. She loves the energy and community that exists in this part of campus and the students and staff she gets to work with. Stacey has a regular yoga practice, participates in a farm share from a local CSA, and generally enjoys connecting with the Northampton community. Stacey loves to travel and had the opportunity to travel the world twice via a ship with 600+ colleges students through the Semester at Sea program. She loves that Smith has a botanical garden and you will often see her pausing to read the tags on the trees!
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-4374|
Associate Dean of International Students/Student Affairs, Lewis Global Studies Center
Caitlin has been at Smith since February 2014, but has been a Pioneer Valley resident since 2009. She grew up in Rhode Island on a small island, so it only makes sense that she loves being outdoors. Throughout the year, you may hear about her escapades - whether it's running, snowboarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, or racing cyclocross around New England. Caitlin lives with her husband and their dog in Easthampton.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-4905|
Digital Coordinator, Office of Alumnae Relations
Rebecca has worked at Smith January 2005 starting in The Smith Fund and then moving to Alumnae Relations. She was born and raised in Northampton, where her family still resides. She earned her BA in Communications with a minor in English from Keene State College in Keene, NH. During her time at KSC she spent a semester away at Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA, enjoying hikes in the Redwood National Forest and bonfires on the many beaches dotting the coast. She is an avid reader and loves to travel whenever possible. Her favorite vacation spots have been Machu Picchu, Peru and seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland. She is currently re-reading the Harry Potter series because, Why not?
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-6589|
Director of Employer Relations, Career Development
Deb is the Director of Employer Relations and has worked in the Lazarus Center for Career Development since 1998. In her current role, she oversees employer partnership strategies, job development and all on and off-campus recruiting activities. Deb is an avid traveler and loves to cook, cycle, and walk her miniature Dachshund, Zoe.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-2582|
Registrar & Systems Specialist, School for Social Work
Sharyn is a Massachusetts native, returning to the area after 25 years as a military wife. She, along with her husband and dogs, now live in Easthampton. Sharyn has worked for the School for Social Work for the last 8.5 years. Her interests outside of Smith are reading, cooking, gardening, playing with her dogs, and riding on the back of her husband's motorcycle. Her favorite spot on campus is any of the benches on a warm, sunny day.
|Send E-mail||Phone: 413-585-7989|