Student Affairs Staff

Staci Weber
Dean of Student Affairs.
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7135
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A.; University of Delaware, M.Ed.; Syracuse University, Ph.D.

As Dean of Student Affairs, Staci provides strategic direction for the Division of Student Affairs to create and foster a holistic approach to students’ success inside and outside the classroom. Staci completed her Ph.D. in Post-Secondary Education Administration from Syracuse University where her research focused on first-generation college students, student access, and student retention. She received her M.Ed. from University of Delaware in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education and her B.A. in Psychology from Franklin & Marshall College.

Lisa Rodrigues '06
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7136
Pine Manor College, B.A., Northeastern University, M.Ed.

As the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Lisa oversees the Initiative for Student Success which provides each Pine Manor College student access to coaching, mentoring, and advising that helps them achieve their goals. Lisa works closely with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Success Coaches to support students from matriculation to graduation and beyond! Lisa is an alum of Pine Manor College graduating in 2006 with a B.A. in Social & Political Systems.

  Jammy C. Millet '11
Director of Restorative Practices & Community Standards
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7124
Pine Manor College, B.A.; Salem State University, MSW

As Director of Restorative Practices & Community Standards, Jammy provides strategic direction for the Restorative Justice Initiative to help the college foster a more restorative approach to community building and response to harm. Jammy received her BA in Social & Political Systems from PMC back in 2011! Jammy then went on to serve in the Peace Corps in Lesotho, Africa's Healthy Youth 13' Program. Lastly, Jammy completed her Masters in Social Work from Salem State University where her research focused Restorative Justice in Schools and Mental Health.

  Tyrone Newsome
Director of Residential Life
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7108
Lewis University, B.A.; Fitchburg State University, MBA

As the Director of Residential Life, Tyrone oversees the residential community on campus. He provides supervision to the residence life staff; assures that students experience a smooth transition to residential living; and commits to providing students with a safe, comfortable, and engaging living-learning experience. Tyrone received his B.A. in Economics from Lewis University and his MBA in Human Resource Management from Fitchburg State University.

John Griffith
Athletic Director
Gym, 2nd floor, 617-731-7160
University of Southern Maine, B.S; United States Sports Academy, Masters in Sports Management

John oversees Pine Manor College’s NCAA athletic department and recreational program. Athletics consist of 10 varsity teams including: Women and Men’s Basketball, Women and Men’s Volleyball, Women and Men’s Soccer, Women and Men’s Cross-Country, Baseball, and Softball. John works closely with our coaches and athletic trainer to ensure PMC remains compliant and focused on building strong teams and strong student-athletes dedicated to winning on and off the fields.

Latoya C. Johnson
Director Of Co-Curricular Education/ Student Success Coach
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7029
Immaculata University, B.A; Temple University, M.Ed.

As the Director of Co-Curricular Education/ Student Success Coach, Latoya assists students, faculty, and staff in connecting in-class academic experiences with real world application opportunities. As part of the Student Success Team, Latoya coaches, mentors, and connects students with the resources they need to be successful Pine Manor Community members. Latoya received her M.Ed in Urban Education form Temple University in 2012 and her B.A. in Sociology/Social Work from Immaculata University in 2008.

Liam Rice
Community Engagement and Leadership Coordinator
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7171
Bryant University, B.A, B.S

As the Community Engagement and Leadership Coordinator, Liam operates in a myriad of different functional areas at Pine Manor College. He coordinators New Student Orientation, a welcome program for incoming students in the Fall and Spring to transition them to becoming Gators. Additionally, he is responsible for a multitude of on- and off-campus programming for the Gator Community, such as GatorFest, Winterfest, Stressbusters Week, and overseeing student clubs and organizations. His focus for his fellow Gators is purposeful programming for diverse developmental outcomes. He received his B.A. in Literary and Cultural Studies and his B.S. in Applied Economics from Bryant University and is currently a candidate for an M.S. in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University.

Cyrus Segawa Konstantinakos
Student Success Coach for International Students
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7029
Vassar College, B.A.; Harvard University, Ed.M, A.M.

Cyrus supports international students and promotes multiculturalism across Pine Manor College. He holds masters degrees in Education and East Asian Studies from Harvard University and is pursuing a doctoral degree in intercultural education at Boston University. He previously served in the national leadership of Japanese-language teachers in the United States and on a team commissioned by the Clinton Administration to set national guidelines for international student and study abroad programs. He has coached Fulbright/Humphrey Fellows in the U.S. and led students in photo-essay book projects in several countries. For fun, he loves to play ultimate frisbee.

Ross Merlin
Student Success Coach 
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7134
Emory University, B.A.; Boston College, M.Ed

Ross serves as a Student Success Coach as part of the college’s Student Success Initiative. In this role, he mentors and coaches Pine Manor students to reach their full potential as students and people, as well as serving as the Staff advisor for the campus Men's Group. He earned a B.A. in English and Psychology from Emory University in Atlanta and an M.Ed from Boston College. After completing his degree, he worked at West Roxbury Academy in Boston. He was born and raised in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston, and is deeply committed to his community. Ross loves football, which he coached at West Roxbury Academy, and this past season, he played semi-professional football for the Bay State Buccaneers football team in Brockton, MA.

Peter Newman
Graduate Resident Director 
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7173
Curry College, B.A.

Working in the Office of Residence Life, Peter directly supervises Pine Manor College’s Resident Assistants with their programming efforts and their professional and leadership development. He also provides residential support through housing operations like room changes, maintenance and housekeeping concerns, and move-in/move-out procedures. Peter received his Bachelor’s at Curry College in Criminal Justice and Sociology and is currently working on his Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.