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General Contact Information

Are you thinking about applying to a CIEE Study Center or are you an advisor with questions about CIEE programs?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, an administrator wanting to order brochures, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

Phone: 1.800.40.STUDY or 1.207.553.4000
Fax: 1.207.553.4299

Mailing Address: CIEE
300 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101-4110

Institutional Relations

Are you an administrator at a U.S. institution? If so, the CIEE Institutional Relations Department is ready to answer any questions you have. Find your Institutional Relations contact from the list below. They look forward to talking with you.

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  • Russ Phillips
    Senior Manager, Institutional Relations, East Region
    phone: 207-553-4254
    mobile: 207-415-8795
  • Katie Jafarli
    Manager, Institutional Relations
    (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, NJ)
    phone: 207-553-7809
    mobile: 207-228-5912
  • Rachel Daroca
    Manager, Institutional Relations
    (AR, CO, IA, KS, MO, NE, OK, TX, UT, WY, IL, NM, AZ)
    phone: 207-553-7814
    mobile: 207-321-8303
  • Maureen Sullivan
    Manager, Institutional Relations
    (Canada, CT, RI, NY, IN)
    phone: 207-274-5677
    mobile: 207-593-6766
  • Judith Sachs
    Manager, Institutional Relations (CA, HI, ID, MT, ND, NV, OR, SD, WA, AK)
    phone: 207-274-5652
  • Tyler D’Andrea
    Manager, Institutional Relations Development
    East Region
    phone: 615-915-1123
    mobile: 207-415-8838
  • Sue Robinson
    Manager, Institutional Relations
    (MA, ME, NH, MN, VT, WI)
    phone: 207-553-4037
    mobile: 207-749-0705
  • Allison Gjeltema
    Events & Marketing Senior Coordinator, Institutional Relations
    phone: 207-553-4033
  • Betsy Parker Landmann
    Manager, Institutional Relations Development
    West Region
    phone: 207-274-5651
  • Molly Leighton
    Manager, Institutional Relations (AL, FL, GA, OH, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, MI)
    phone: 207-553-7810
    mobile: 207-331-7410

Semester Study Abroad Advisors

Have you or one of your students applied to a CIEE program? If so, the CIEE Study Abroad Advisors are your best resource for enrollment and pre-departure advice. The CIEE Study Abroad Advisors are ready to answer your questions about the visa process, housing at the program site, registering for courses to take while you are abroad, and more.

  • Sara Palumbo
    Director of Enrollment
  • Nicole Melas
    Scholarships & Grants Coordinator
  • Jarlath McGuckin
    Manager, Enrollment
    (Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America)
  • Megan Gardner
    Manager, Enrollment
    (Europe & the Middle East)
  • Rachel McCabe
    Semester Study Abroad Advisor
    (China, Japan, & Taiwan)
  • Susan Pollis
    Semester Study Abroad Advisor
    (Australia, Bonaire, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Korea, Mexico, Portugal & Thailand)
  • Anne Strachan
    Semester Study Abroad Advisor
    (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba & Peru)
  • Chris McCoy
    Semester Study Abroad Advisor
    (Belgium, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland & Spain: Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca)
  • Ryan Gauvreau
    Semester Study Abroad Advisor
    (France & Spain: Alicante, Madrid, & Seville)
  • Julia Pons
    Semester Study Abroad Advisor
    (Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, & the United Arab Emirates)
  • Alexandra Nichols
    Enrollment Operations Coordinator
    (Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America)
  • Christina Arecchi
    Enrollment Operations Coordinator
    (Europe & the Middle East)
  • James Arnold
    Outreach Specialist
    (Semester and Summer)
  • Ashley Willumitis
    Outreach Specialist
    (Semester and Summer)

Summer Study Abroad Advisors

  • Jensine Fraser
    Manager, Enrollment
    (Summer Programs & Outreach)
  • Katelyn Slotnick
    Summer Study Abroad Advisor
    (Argentina, Bonaire, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, New York, & Spain: Alcala, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca)
  • Kali Pratt
    Summer Study Abroad Advisor
    (Belgium, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, & Portugal)
  • Katherine Knight
    Summer Study Abroad Advisor
    (China, Japan, Russia, Morocco, Jordan & Turkey)
  • Connor Shoos
    Interim Summer Study Abroad Advisor
    (Botswana, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa, Korea, Australia, & Czech Republic)
  • Chloe Rothenberg
    Interim Summer Study Abroad Advisor
    (Spain: Barcelona & Seville)

Program Management

CIEE Regional Directors are your point of contact for all on-site program management issues.

  • Penny Alexander
    Regional Director of Operations, Africa, and Australia (Australia, Botswana, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania)
    *based in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Janine El Tal
    Regional Director of Operations, Middle East, North Africa & South Asia (India, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Thailand, Turkey, and the UAE)
    *based in Dubai/Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Caroline Maas
    Regional Director of Operations, Northern Europe (Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom)
    *based in Berlin, Germany
  • Clara Rodes
    Regional Director of Operations, Southern Europe (France, Italy, Portugal, and Spain)
    *based in Barcelona, Spain
  • Craig Hastings
    Regional Director of Operations, Latin America & Caribbean (Argentina, Bonaire, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Peru)
  • Colin Bezenar
    Regional Director of Operations, Asia (China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan)

Executive & Administrative Staff for Study Abroad

Academic Affairs

  • Maritheresa Frain
    Vice President of Academic Affairs – Study
  • Tara Harvey
    Manager, Intercultural Learning and Curriculum Development
  • Alexandra Wood
    Manager, Teaching and Learning
  • Olivia Joyce
    Academic Affairs Administrative Coordinator


If you are a CIEE participant or sending school with questions regarding grade reporting or course registration, contact the Registration staff for assistance.

  • Mona Grandbois
    Registration Coordinator: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Morocco, Peru, Senegal, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
  • Fenna Robbins
    Registration Coordinator: Czech Republic, Italy, and Spain (except Barcelona)
  • Emma Adams
    Registration Coordinator: Barcelona, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, and Sweden
  • Meg Swoboda
    Registration Coordinator: Bonaire, Botswana, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, England, Ghana, Hungary, India, Mexico, Northern Ireland, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, and New York City
  • Kathy Martin


If you are a CIEE participant or sending school with questions regarding billing, contact the Billing staff for assistance. Please direct billing questions to:

  • Julie Moore
    Billing Coordinator, Student and Parent Services
  • Cloud Morris
    Senior Billing Coordinator, Institutional Relations

Faculty-Led and Custom Programs Department

  • Kellie Sullivan
    Director of Faculty and Custom Programs
  • Melissa Sandoval
    Senior Coordinator, Faculty and Custom Programs
    AK, AR, CA, HI, IA, ID, KS, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY
  • Erin Santana
    Senior Coordinator, Faculty and Custom Programs
    AL, Canada, CT, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MI, MS, NC, NY, OH, RI, SC, TN
  • Katya Neff
    Senior Coordinator, Faculty and Custom Programs
    DC, DE, IL, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, PA, VA, VT, WI, WV
  • Eric Sprague
    Program administrator

CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars (IFDS)

Are you a faculty member or administrator at a post-secondary institution interested in short-term, intensive, educational experiences abroad? CIEE’s Center of Learning and Teaching facilitates Academic Seminars (IFDS), Conferences, Workshops, and Research programs at many of its 60 Global Centers that contribute to international professional development and educational exchange.

  • Laura Sweet
    Director, International Faculty Development Seminars
  • Gina Campbell
    Program Coordinator, International Faculty Development Seminars

Teach Abroad & CIEE TEFL

Are you a recent graduate interested in teaching abroad in Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, or Vietnam? The Teach Abroad staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Are you interested in getting TEFL-certified in order to teach English abroad? Contact the TEFL staff for more information.