Administration

AIFS Staff in the U.S.

William L. Gertz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BA SUNY Binghamton
John A. Burg, Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer, BBA Pace University
Gene Maillet, Chief Information Officer, BS University of Moncton, MA University of New Brunswick
Kimberly Fleming Balkun, Senior Vice President, Global 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
Rebecca Heinz, Admissions Officer, BA Manhattanville College, MS Florida International University
Justin Lee, Admissions Officer, BS Ithaca College, MS Drexel University
Angela Paniccia, Admissions Officer, BA Southern Connecticut State University
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
Katy Sullivan, Admissions Officer, BA University of Vermont
Nancy Moore, Office Manager
Karen Winslow, Systems Coordinator, Customized Programs, AA The Berkeley School
Patty Cardenas, Registrar, Customized Programs
 

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 and Diversity Initiatives, BS and MEd., Ball State University
Damien Marshall, Regional Director, University Relations, BA Ohio University, MA Ohio State University (IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, WI)
Paula Messina, Program Development Coordinator, BA Marymount College
Jessica Soler, Regional Director, University Relations, BA University of South Carolina (DE, MD, NJ, PA)
Brigette Thompson, Regional Director, University Relations, BA University of Texas San Antonio, MA Central European University Budapest, Hungary (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

J Michael Berry, Managing Director, Executive Vice President, Finance & IT, BA University of Exeter and FCA, Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Richard Howell, Senior Vice President, IT, London, MA Oxford University, MSc Imperial College London
Debora Wilson, Senior Vice President and Director of Operations, BA London School of Economics, FRGS
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
Tori Monkman, Deputy Program Director, BA Durham University
Caroline Reilly, Office Manager, BA Middlesex University
Kris Parka, Assistant to the London College Division, BSc London School of Economics
Helen Trueb, Travel Coordinator, College Division, The Private Hotel School (Stellenbosch, South Africa), Higher Diploma of International Hotel and Business Management
 
Sir Cyril Taylor, GBE, Founder, AIFS, MA Cambridge University, MBA Harvard Business School 
1935-2018
 

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
Julie Grosbois, Head of Student Services, BA University of Angers and University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), MA University of Western Brittany at Brest
Gerrard McAteer, Program Coordinator, BEng Coventry University
Gina Baxter, Student Advisor, BA Cal State Fullerton
Marta Crabbia, Student Advisor, BA University of Verona
Charlotte Dare , Student Advisor, BA Richmond the American International University in London
Catherine Devonald , Student Advisor, BA Swansea University and Northern Arizona University
Trung Tran, Student AdvisorBA UCLA, MA - Università di Bologna
 

Resident Directors

Argentina - Barbara Franconi
Australia - Brodie Allen (Perth)
Austria - Ingrid Stengel (semester), Nicole Ramminger (summer)
Brazil - Liticia Malaguti
Chile - Valeria Sepulveda
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)
 

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, Executive Director, Office of International Programs and Study Abroad, University of Texas El Paso
Dr. Lawrence G. Buckley, Vice President of Academic Services, West Hills College, CA
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
Dr. Tom Hospod, Assistant Director, Education Abroad Programs, University of Rhode Island
Kara Pike Inman, Director, Education Abroad Programs, University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC
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, Director of Study Abroad, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA