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Dean’s Office Directory

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The following is a list of key staff by offices and departments. For a full directory of all Stanford Engineering faculty, please visit our faculty page.

Office of the Dean

Title Name Phone
Dean Jennifer Widom  
Executive Assistant to the Dean Andrea Kuduk (650) 723-3118


Data AnalystNick Davis 

Communications and Alumni Relations

Associate Dean for Communications and Alumni Affairs Julie Greicius 
Director of Content StrategySarah Bielecki 
Digital Communications ManagerYuri Hobart 
Director of Public RelationsJill Wu 
Associate Director, EventsJeannie Meyer 
Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Student EngagementKatrina Mullen 
Communications AssociateChloe Dionisio 


Title Name Phone
Associate Dean for Development Angela Young (650) 497-3878
Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships Frank Scioscia (650) 724-7703
Director, Corporate Relations Mauricio Valencia (650) 725-4219
Senior Associate Director, Corporate Relations Jeff Gordon (650) 725-5913
Director, Major Gifts Matthew Bahls (650) 723-9043
Associate Director of Development Cathy Cosgrove (650) 724-6770
Senior Associate Director of Development Erin Phillips (650) 721-2954
Associate Director of Development Jocelyn Sanders (540) 818-2167
Director, Annual Giving Nyjeri Whipps (650) 724-2421
Associate Director, Leadership Giving Suzanne Morze (650) 724-4895
Director, Strategic Development Programs Claire Rooney (815) 228-3263
Associate Director, Donor Relations and Development Communications Heather Paisar (650) 724-5179
Assistant Director, Donor Relations and Development Communications Lucy Pinto (650) 723-3674
Administrative Operations Manager Susan Pursey (650) 723-9031
Development Coordinator Rachel Morris (650) 736-7405
Development Coordinator Sarah Berry  
Development Coordinator Amy Leung  
Development Associate Mary Kate
(650) 498-4993

Engineering Research Administration 

Title Name Phone
ERA teams    

Facilities Planning and Management

Title Name Phone
Director of Facilities and Planning  Kevin Manalili (650) 529-5179
Associate Director, Construction/Renovations Brian Carilli (650) 619-3898
Science and Engineering Quad Services Manager Veronica Chavez (650) 723-9634
Associate Director, Health & Safety Leslie O’Rourke-Garrett (650) 206-0226
Building Managers    

Faculty and Academic Affairs

Title Name Phone
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs Ken Goodson (650) 723-0385

Finance and Administration

Sr. Associate Dean, Finance & AdministrationScott Calvert(650) 736-7755
Administrative AssociateLeticia Macias 
Multi-Department Administrative AssociateEmmanuel Sanchez 
Multi-Department Administrative AssociateLorena Jasso 
Administrative AssociateJayson Arban(650) 497-3695


Title Name Phone
Finance Director Kayte Bishop (650) 736-3758 
Senior Budget and Financial Analyst Kristen Domingo (408) 887-7810
Senior Financial Analyst Marie Rappa (650) 736-2828
Financial Analyst Julie Abbott (650) 723-6334

Human Resources

Title Name Phone
Director, Human Resources Lisa Boesch (650) 736-7027
Associate Director of Human Resources Nhu Do (650) 721-3939
Human Resources Business Partner  Keyana Fountain (650) 724-9258
Human Resources Business Partner  Jennie Munson (650) 736-9881
Talent and Inclusion Human Resources Business Partner Shaguna Wilkes (650) 498-0011
Payroll Administrator Patti Pickering (650) 723-1649
Human Resources & Operations Administrator Rachelle Celeridad (650) 723-2807
Human Resources & Operations Administrator Bridgett Lyall  
Human Resources & Visa Specialist Margie Mene  

Information Technology

Title Name Phone
Director, Information Technology Kurt Howerton (650) 497-5979
Systems Engineer Alex Keller (650) 736-6421
Service Desk Manager Kevin Canlas (650) 497-2810
Computing Support Analyst 3 Mike Gesmundo (510) 676-3881
Computing Support Analyst 2 Thomas Hypponen-Hernandez (650) 776-3459
Computing Support Analyst 1  Edward Rocha (650) 776-3216

Stanford Center for Professional Development

Title Name Phone
Associate Dean for Global and Online Education,
Executive Director, SCPD
Carissa Little (650) 444-4829
Chief Technology Officer Robert Prakash (650) 796-8077
Chief Compliance Officer Marc Sanders (650) 721-9427
Managing Director, Programs Strategy and Development Ronie Shilo (650) 391-5596

Student Affairs

Title Name Phone
Senior Associate Dean for Education and Student Affairs Thomas Kenny  
Associate Dean  Kirsti Copeland (650) 721-6216
Director of Graduate Finance and Academic Policy Samantha Schwartz   
Senior Director, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Jamillah McDaniel  
Student Affairs Administrator Darlene Lazar (650) 723-5984
Assistant Director for Graduate Communities Gaby Velazquez (650) 497-1003
Assistant Director for Graduate Outreach and Recruitment Luz Jiménez Ruvalcaba  
Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Karolina Reyes  
Graduate Diversity Administrative Associate Julie Hendrix (650) 275-2584
Accounting Associate Martha Schmidhauser (650) 723-9106
Global Engineering Programs, Associate Director Ming Luo (408) 838-5511
Director, Technical Communications Program Mary McDevitt (650) 721-2673