Williams College Appoints Administrative Staff12:00AM / Friday, January 26, 2007
Williamstown - Williams College has announced the following administrative appointments.
Chris Abayasinghe has been appointed assistant director of student dining, dining services. Abayasinghe was director of operations and residential dining manager of Sodexho Campus Services. He received his B.A. in economics and business and obtained his M.S. in organizational management from Eastern Connecticut State University.
Randal Fippinger, as manager, performances and events, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance. Fippinger was executive director and general manager of The Jose Limon Dance Foundation, beginning in 2003. He completed a management fellowship at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2002-03, following five years with Goldman, Sachs, where he was vice president, FICC Management Strategy, London in 2001-02. He has had extensive production experience with the American Ballet Theatre, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway shows. He has a B.A. from the University of Rochester.
Deborah J. Flynn, nurse practitioner, Department of Health Services. She received her B.S.N. and her master's in nursing as a family nurse practitioner from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Prior to her appointment, Flynn worked at the Berkshire Medical Center for Occupational Health and as a primary care practitioner.
Elizabeth Gallerani, Mellon Foundation Academic Programs Assistant, Williams College Museum of Art. She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her M.A. in art history from the University of Massachusetts, at Amherst. She has worked for Barnes & Noble, the University of Massachusetts, the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, and the Albany Institute of History and Art.
Randall Heins, as networks and systems administrator, Office for Information Technology. Heins received his B.S. in computer science from Northeastern University. Since 2000, he has worked at Harvard University as a network security engineer, maintaining servers that provided core services to the Harvard community and developing tools to provide access to the university's data collection infrastructure.
Kate Krolicki, web, print, and training specialist, Office for Information Technology. She graduated in 1995 from Williams with a B.A. in studio art. She has been a project manager and graphic designer for RadioVoodoo and a software engineer at Streetmail and Tripod/Lycos, as well as a freelance programmer and web designer for non-profit organizations.
Marybeth F. Mitts, assistant director of corporate and foundation relations, Office of Alumni Relations and Development. She received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her master of public management degree from the University of Maryland at College Park. Mitts has worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Navy, and Children's Hospital in San Diego, Calif.
Emily Schreiner, coordinator of education programs, Williams College Museum of Art. She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her M.A. in art history from Tufts University. She formerly worked for the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, as a curatorial assistant, and as a cataloguer and archivist for the Addison Gallery of American Art.
Julie Seitel, production manager/technical supervisor, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance. She received her B.A. from Williams in 1994 and has returned in recent years to lecture in stage lighting, design, and management. Seitel has a wide range of experience in theatre productions, creating more than 100 lighting designs nationwide and assisting in lighting design for Broadway and National Tours.
Maureen Sullivan, executive assistant, Investment Office, Boston. She attended the Boston Business School. Previously, she worked as executive assistant to the chief investment officer of Lucent Asset Management Company, for OHO, Gamelogic, Schwartz Communications, Molten Metal Technology Inc., and Harvard University.
Elizabeth Tilley, assistant director of admission, Office of Admission. She received her B.A. from Williams. Prior to returning to Williams, Tilley was assistant director in the development office, Harvard University.
Nathaniel Wiessner, technical director, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance. He received his B.A. from Trinity College. Wiessner has worked in the past for regional theatres, including New York Stage Originals and Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.