People

The Office of the Vice President


Russell Carey, Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy, will provide leadership and oversight for the Division of Campus Life & Student Services during the interim period until a new vice president is in place.

The Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services at Brown University has primary responsibility for planning, setting policies, and implementing programs that improve the campus environment for Brown's undergraduate, graduate and medical students.

Mary Grace Almandrez

Interim Assistant Vice President for Campus Life & Student Services, Associate Dean of the College
Grad Center E, 42 Charlesfield Street
Mary_Grace_Almandrez@brown.edu

During the interim period Mary Grace oversees the Office of Student Life (Student Support, Student Conduct, and Student & Employee Accessibility Services), as well as the Brown Center for Students of Color, Sarah Doyle Women’s Center, and the LGBTQ Center. Among other priorities, a key area of focus is supporting the implementation of the changes to the student conduct code and working closely with the Title IX Office regarding the ongoing implementation of the Sexual Assault Task Force recommendations. Mary Grace came to Brown in 2010, serving as the Director of the Brown Center for Students of Color, and Assistant Dean of the College.

MaryLou McMillanMaryLou McMillan

MaryLou McMillan

Interim Assistant Vice President for Campus Life & Student Services
20 Benevolent Street
Marylou@brown.edu

MaryLou provides strategic planning, development and evaluation for the division of Campus Life and Student Services, helping to establish and implement priorities, and to coordinate the activity of the various areas of the division. During the interim period MaryLou oversees Residential Life, Student Activities and the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center, Athletics and Physical Education, the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life, and the Office of the Vice President, including support for international students and visitors and veterans and commissioning students. Priorities in this area include continuing the progress made last semester regarding alcohol and event policy, and further implementation of recommendations in that area, as well priorities emerging from the Mental Health Community Council. MaryLou worked previously in University Health Services and Health Education at Brown.

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Laurinda Custodio

Executive Assistant
20 Benevolent Street
Laurinda_Custodio@brown.edu

 Laurinda oversees the Vice President's calendar, and provides support to the various initiatives, committees and events for the division of Campus Life. Laurinda also manages UFunds emergency funds requests from students. Prior to joining the office of the vice president, Laurinda worked for the Sheridan Center, the Futures Project for Higher Education at the Taubman Center, and CIS at Brown.

Karen GabrieleKaren Gabriele

Karen Gabriele

Assistant Director, Finance & Administration
20 Benevolent Street
Karen_Gabriele@brown.edu

Karen provides analysis of financial and budgetary information, as well as administrative support, for the thirteen departments in the division of Campus Life & Student Services. Karen is also the divisional resource and subject matter expert for Workday HCM and Workday Financials. Prior to joining the Office of Campus Life, Karen was the Director of Financial Operations for Brown's Financial & Administrative Services.

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Ricky Gresh

Director for Campus Life Projects
20 Benevolent Street
Ricky_Gresh@brown.edu

Ricky provides leadership for divisional projects; co-coordinates the First Generation College Student Initiative; supervises International Student and Visitor Experience and the office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs; and serves as a liaison to Institutional Diversity, the Office of the Dean of the College and the Graduate School. Prior joining Campus Life, Ricky served as director of the Student Activities Office at Brown.

Jason Jacques

Information Technology Support Specialist
20 Benevolent Street
Jason_Jacques@brown.edu

Jay, our IT Support Specialist, is all over campus making sure the IT systems and services in Campus Life are running properly.


Hal Resington

Senior Applications Support Specialist
20 Benevolent Street
Harold_Resington@brown.edu

As the Senior Applications Specialist, Hal focuses on maintaining and maximizing our main operations IT systems, such as Odyssey and HMS, for division function. Prior to joining Campus Life at Brown in 2015, Hal was at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


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Katherine Tameo

Director of Finance and Administration
20 Benevolent Street
Katherine_Tameo@brown.edu

Kathy provides financial and business planning for the Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services as well as oversight of the divisional budget, acts as liaison to and coordinator of the budgets of departments reporting to the Vice President, and serves as the human resources coordinator for the division. Prior to Campus Life, Kathy worked with the Dean of Student Life as finance and administration manager for five departments at Brown.