Meet the Team

Rosemary DowlingRosemary Dowling photo

Director of Campus Life

Rosemary Dowling, director of campus life, has been at Berklee for almost seven years. While not a musician, they consider themself an avid consumer of music, specifically musical theater. Prior to Berklee, they completed a Bachelor of Science in movement science, sport, and leisure studies, as well as a Master of Public Administration at Westfield State University. In this role, they oversee the behind-the-scenes aspects of student involvement including New Student and Family Programs and Residential and Campus Life. Their favorite things about Berklee are the Conservatory Main Stage shows and random elevator conversations with students. You can reach them at rdowling@berklee.edu.


Meagan Hart-Molloy

Associate Director of Student Involvement

Meagan Hart-Molloy has been at Berklee since July 2017. From 2015 until 2017, she worked as a graduate assistant in the Center for Campus Life at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Concurrently, she worked as a practicum graduate student at Northeastern University in the service-learning program.

She received her bachelor's degree in women and gender studies from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 2017, she completed her master's degree in college student development and counseling at Northeastern University. In her role, she oversees the Office of Student Involvement. She additionally advises the Student Government Association as well as The Groove, maintains a robust student leadership program, and oversees the sustainability, growth, and development of the Office of Student Involvement and its programs. 

From Ann Arbor, Michigan, she enjoys traveling, hammocking around the city of Boston, everything Halloween, college and pro football, and exploring with her mini-schnauzer, Phoebe. You can reach her at mhart2@berklee.edu

 


Jodi Santillie

Assistant Director of Campus Programs and Traditions

Jodi Santillie joined Berklee in August 2019. Prior to Berklee, she was at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, working in the Student Activities Office, first as student organizations advisor from 2013 until 2015, then as senior advisor, a role she held until now. 

She has a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies from Western Oregon University with concentrations in health/physical education, humanities, and creative arts. She also earned a Master of Science in college student personnel from Western Illinois University. 

Her current role includes giving students the chance to participate in fun and meaningful events, and potentially help create new traditions at Berklee. 

Outside of Berklee, she loves going to concerts and has attended over 70. Her hobbies include karaoke, trivia, board games, and watching her favorite TV show, Jeopardy. She's terrified of butterflies, and yes, she knows it's weird. You can reach her at jsantillie@berklee.edu.


Naomi Fainchtein

Assistant Director of Student Clubs and Organizations

Naomi Fainchtein joined Berklee in July 2019. She comes straight from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, where she completed her master's degree in higher education leadership and then was the graduate assistant for student programs. At UT, she worked with the programming board and student organization funding, and facilitated a first-year leadership seminar. Prior to UT, she ran summer programs for United Synagogue Youth and spent two years in TV news at Good Morning America and NightlineShe has a Bachelor of Science in journalism and history from Northwestern University, as well as a minor in Chinese language and culture.

As part of her current role, she wants to ensure that Berklee students are engaged, follow their passions, and diversify their experiences. She oversees the campus clubs and organization program, including club leader training and development, the organization approval process, student club budget and funding, and the student involvement fair. She also works with the student employees in the Student Activity Center. 

An amateur musician, she has a background in dance, theater, flute, and a cappella, and loves to chat about those shared interests. Outside of music, she can be found eating and cooking lots of food, traveling the world, and playing with her adorable beagle terrier, Fannie. You can reach her at nfainchtein@berklee.edu.