Administration

AIFS Staff in the U.S.

William L. Gertz, President and Chief Executive Officer, BA SUNY Binghamton
John A. Burg, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, BBA Pace University
Gene Maillet, Chief Information Officer, BS University of Moncton, MA University of New Brunswick
Kimberly Fleming, Vice President, Marketing, AAS Gibbs College
 

AIFS Study Abroad Staff

Paul Watson, Senior Vice President, Executive Director, BA and MBA University of Pittsburgh
Sharman Hedayati, Vice President, Director of Admissions and Operations, BA Tehran University, MA New York University
Erin Craw, Admissions Officer, BA, University of Connecticut
Katherine Greiner, Alumni Relations Coordinator and Admissions Officer, BA, Fairfield University, MA, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Justin Lee, Admissions Officer, BS Ithaca College
Rebecca A. Rankin, Admissions Officer, BA Richmond, The American International University in London and MS Fordham University
Shannon Sanctuary, Admissions Officer, BA University of New Hampshire, MS University of Bridgeport
Nancy Moore, Office Manager
Karen Winslow, Systems Coordinator, Customized Programs, AA The Berkeley School
Patty Cardenas, Registrar
 

AIFS University Relations

John Hylton, Vice President, Director of University Relations, BA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ann Hubbard, Vice President, Director, University Relations for Customized Programs and Academic Assessment, BA University of Minnesota, MA California State University, Northridge (MN, ND, SD)
Maura Cassells, Regional Director, University Relations, BA University of Massachusetts and MSc University of Glasgow, UK (CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT)
Lisa Davies, Regional Vice President, BA and MEd University of California, Los Angeles (AZ, CA, HI, NM, NV, UT)
Angela Manginelli, Director of Alumni Relations, BS and MEd., Ball State University
Damien Marshall, Regional Director, University Relations, BA Ohio University, MA Ohio State University (IA, IL, IN, MI, MO, OH, WI)
Paula Messina, Program Development Coordinator, BA Marymount College
Jessi Soler, Regional Director, University Relations, BA University of South Carolina (DE, KY, MD, NJ, PA, WV)
Brigette Thompson, Regional Director, University Relations, BA University of Texas San Antonio, MA Central European University Budapest (AL, AR, LA, MS, OK, TX)
Fred von Schmeling, Regional Director, University Relations, BA University of Connecticut, MBA American University (DC, FL, GA, NC, SC, TN, VA)
Michelle Walters, Regional Director, University Relations, BA Washington State University, MA University of San Francisco (AK, CO, ID, KS, MT, NE, OR, WY, WA)
 

AIFS Staff in London

Sir Cyril Taylor, GBE, Founder and Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, AIFS, MA Cambridge University, MBA Harvard Business School
J Michael Berry, Executive Vice President, Finance & IT, BA University of Exeter and FCA, Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Ailsa Brookes, Senior Vice President, Director of Programmes, BA University of Warwick
Atul Garg, Director of Finance, College Division and Treasurer, BCom, Delhi University, MBA Indian Inst of Mgt, Lucknow and FCCA, Fellow of The Association of Chartered & Certified Accountants
Tracy Dicks, Vice President, BA Liverpool Hope University and MA Institute of United States Studies (University of London)
Kirsty Isherwood, Vice President, BA University of Birmingham
Corinne Cohen, Program Director, BA University of Sheffield
Jessica Lees, Program Manager, Pennsylvania State University BA
Tori Monkman, Deputy Program Director, BA Durham University
Debbie Smith, Deputy Program Manager, BA University College Dublin
Caroline Reilly, Office Manager, BA Middlesex University
Kris Parka, Assistant for the London College Division, BSc London School of Economics
Sarah Plumley, Senior Program Manager, University of Leicester BA
Catherine Thomson, Senior Operations Coordinator, College Division Travel Office, BA Southampton Solent University
Barbara Hudecova, Operations Coordinator, College Division Travel Office, BSc, University of Leeds
 

AIFS Health & Safety

Linda Langin, Senior Vice President, Cultural Insurance Services International; AIFS Risk Management Officer
 

Customized Programs – On-Site Staff

Sinead Sheehan, Academic Director, MA Goldsmiths College, University of London, Diploma (Counselling) Kent & Medway NHS/Social Care Partnership Trust
Sophie Monkman, Program Coordinator, BA Durham University
Katie Barton, Head of Student Services, BA Lancaster University
Ged McAteer, Program Coordinator, BEng Coventry University
Philippa Nicholson, Senior Student Advisor, BA University of Sussex, MA Institute of Commonwealth studies, University of London
Marta Crabbia, Student Advisor, BA University of Verona
Doug Chamberlain, Student Advisor, BA University of East Anglia, PGCE University of Worcester
Annabelle Molina, Student Advisor,  BA University of Portsmouth, MSc University of Surrey
 

Resident Directors

Argentina - Barbara Franconi
Australia - Katrina Lee
Austria - Ingrid Stengel, Nicole Ramminger
Brazil - Liticia Malaguti, Giovanna Pais
Chile - Jaime Bustamente
Costa Rica - Karla Carballo
Czech Republic - Maike Leidecker
England - Dr. Dominic Alessio (Academic Director), Corinne Cohen (Summer), Anderson Hillen (Semester), Deborah Bird (Internships)
France - Sandrine Passeron (Cannes), Miranda Rea (Grenoble), Danica Debizet (Paris)
Germany - Nele Thomsen
Greece - Alice Anastassiou
India - Sumana Kasturi
Ireland - Elaine Keane
Italy - Dr. Monica Giovannini (Florence), Dr. Simona Michelotti (Florence Internships), Rosanna Graziani (Rome)
New Zealand - Dylan Anderson
Russia - Kathryn Alcock
South Africa - Hestea de Wet
Spain - Inma Arenas (Barcelona), Noelia Marín Muñoz (Granada), Gaye Michaels (Salamanca - Semester), Julia Garcia (Salamanca - Summer)
Turkey - Deniz Bingol Hall
 

Board of Academic Advisors

Dr. LaNitra Berger, Director of Postgraduate Fellowships and the Undergraduate Apprentice Program, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Rajika Bhandari, Ph.D., Deputy Vice President, Research and Evaluation, Institute of International Education (IIE)
Dr. Dania Brandford-Calvo, Director, International Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Dr. Lawrence G. Buckley, Interim Vice President, Educational Services, West Hills College Coalinga
Annika Campbell, Coordinator, Office of Study Abroad, Mississippi State University
Robert Carolin, Executive Director & Associate Dean, California State University, San Marcos, CA
James Galvin, Director of Opportunities Abroad & Faculty-Led Programs, University of California, San Diego, CA
Donn Grinager, Director of International Programs, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD
Dr. Susanne Hill, Executive Director, UF International Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Kelly Holland, Institutional Relations Manager, Global Experiences
Theresa Johansson, Director, Global Education Office, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Annique Kiel, Executive Director of Global Engagement and International Programs, Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Dr. Eloise Knowlton, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Assumption College
Dr. Lisa Loberg, Director of Study Abroad, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
MaRaina Montgomery, Study Abroad Program Manager, Howard University, Washington D.C.
Kara Pike Inman, Director, Education Abroad Programs, University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC
Dr. Andrew Sobiesuo, Associate Provost for International Education, Director of the Center for International Education, College of Charleston, SC