Meet the Team
The team is divided into the three offices: Campus Life, Student Involvement, and New Student and Family Programs.
Director of Campus Life
Rosemary Dowling, director of campus life, has been at Berklee for almost eight 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 the Office of Campus Life including the offices of New Student and Family Programs and Student Involvement. Their favorite things about Berklee are the Conservatory Main Stage shows and random elevator conversations with students. You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Student Involvement team. She additionally advises the Student Government Association as well as The Groove and Caf Shows, 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 wife and mini-schnauzer, Phoebe. You can reach her at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. As the graduate assistant for student programs, she worked with the programming board on 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 Nightline. She 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 program, including club leader training, the new club approval process, student club budget and funding, and the student involvement fair. She also works with the student employees in the Center for Campus Life.
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 email@example.com.
New Student and Family Programs
Associate Director of New Student and Family Programs
Loren Glaser has been at Berklee since February 2016. She previously worked as a resident director in housing and residential life at Wentworth Institute of Technology for four and a half years. Before that, she was an academic advisor for first-generation college students at the University of South Florida.
She has a bachelor's degree in public relations and a Master of Education in college student affairs, both from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Her current role involves organizing and managing orientation for entering students. Orientation is the first experience for new and entering students at Berklee. It revolves around all forms of artistry, providing a meaningful foundation to support students as they begin their academic and social journey and learn what it means to be a contributing member on the Berklee campus and the arts community.
Outside of Berklee, Glaser enjoys traveling, Boston sports, books, being active, strong coffee, anything Harry Potter–related, and good company. She was born in Texas and grew up in Florida before moving to New England in 2011. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Director of New Student and Family Programs
Valerie Luutran joined Berklee in July 2019. She earned a master's degree in higher education from Florida State University, where she worked with students in various capacities, including the Asian American Student Union/Student Government Association, service-based organizations, and first-year experience.
She has a bachelor's degree in forensic science from the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut. Her current role includes creating an engaging atmosphere for new students and families to learn about the resources and make the connections they'll need to have a vibrant, successful experience at Berklee.
Outside of Berklee, Luutran loves to fill her free time with exploring Boston and New England. Her hobbies include listening to podcasts, being extra on Instagram, and watching terrible reality TV. She believes her life will be complete once she has a dog to go on adventures with her. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Program Coordinator, Campus Life
Tynika Booth has been at Berklee since July 2019. Prior to joining Berklee, she was part of the management team at Boston Arts Academy, Boston's only public high school for the visual and performing arts. There, she was primarily responsible for planning and executing events, including award ceremonies and graduation (her personal favorites).
She earned her bachelor's degree in audio technology from American University and her master's degree in international higher education and intercultural relations from Lesley University. In her current role, she manages a variety of student-facing resources, programs, and functions that enhance the college-going experience of Berklee's students. She is excited to continue working at an institution that is committed to arts education, inclusivity, and building a diverse global arts community.
Outside of work, Booth is a member of a West African dance company that performs throughout the Greater Boston area. When not in the dance studio, she can be found at a show, on an airplane, reading, or finding a patch of sun to sit in. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.