University Events Office

Meet the Staff

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Daniel McHugh Director
Robert Brock Associate Director
Lindsey McQuade Assistant Director, Scheduling and Customer Relations
Kelsey Davis Assistant Director, Event Management
Elaine Ferreira Accountant III
Kelly Abbott Event Consultant
Kaitlyn Barry Brown Event Consultant
Colleen Belmore Coordinator of Institutional & Special Events
Shawn Buckley Operations Consultant
Nicholas Burns Event Consultant
Cori Foy Event Consultant, Institutional Events
Mark Johnson Assistant Director, Production, Audio and Lighting Services
Jennifer Maus Coordinator of Institutional Events
Kathy Kilcoyne Administrative Assistant I, Room Reservationist
Kathy Walker Production, Audio and Lighting Services Consultant
Position Filled Administrative Assistant II, Office Manager, Scheduling and Customer Relations
Position Open Event Technology Consultant
Annalise Carney Graduate Assistant, Scheduling and Customer Relations
Kimberly Driscoll Graduate Assistant, Event Operations
Kiera Gold Graduate Assistant, Event Technology
Taylor Reagan Graduate Assistant, Institutional Events
Cody Seel Graduate Assistant, Event Operations

 

Dan McHugh - University Events

Daniel McHugh
Director of University Events
The Director of University Events provides leadership, oversight and direction for all aspects of the University Events function including reservations, external/summer rentals, operations, event technology, event management, institutional events as well as production, audio and lighting services. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the University Events staff provides program support and services consistent with established customer service standards while serving the Bridgewater State University community, southeastern Massachusetts and external clients.

 

Robert Brock
Associate Director
The Associate Director provides leadership and direction for the service provider areas of the University Events Office including event operations, event technology and production, audio and lighting services (PALS). He is also responsible for oversight of training, assessment and internal marketing. The Associate Director serves as the secondary administrator for the department and serves as a member of the department’s leadership team, assisting the Director with strategic planning, budget development and departmental vision.

 

Lindsey McQuade
Assistant Director, Scheduling and Customer Relations
The Assistant Director, Scheduling and Customer Relations is responsible for the external sales and marketing efforts of the department to enhance revenue streams. She has direct oversight of the scheduling of campus buildings and grounds for all internal and external non-academic and varsity athletic programs. The Assistant Director oversees all aspects of customer relations including triage of incoming and last minute requests. She also serves as a member of the departmental leadership team, assisting the Director with strategic planning, budget development and department’s vision.

 

Kelsey Davis
Assistant Director, Event Management
The Assistant Director, Event Management provides oversight and direction to the event consultant team within University Events as well as event planning assistance to campus program sponsors and external conference clients. The Assistant Director serves as a member of the department’s leadership team and is responsible for co‐sponsorship contracting with external clients.

 

Elaine Ferreira
Accountant III
The primary responsibility of the Accountant III is to manage the day to day financial operations for the University Events Office, monitor accounting procedures for compliance and ensure accuracy of financial data and reporting.  She also serves as a member of the department’s leadership team, assisting the Director with strategic planning, budget development and departmental vision.

 

 

Kelly Abbott
Event Consultant
The Event Consultant provides program planning to campus sponsors and external conference clients. She also ensures that necessary program services have been arranged and assists sponsors with program execution.

 

Kaitlyn Barry Brown - University Events
Kaitlyn Barry Brown
Event Consultant
The Event Consultant provides program planning to campus sponsors and external conference clients. She also ensures that necessary program services have been arranged and assists sponsors with program execution.

 

Colleen Belmore - University Events
Colleen Belmore
Coordinator of Institutional & Special Events
The Coordinator of Institutional & Special Events directly oversees all major institutional events for the University; works across divisions to coordinate public events and align them with the university’s brand; maintains the university’s master calendar. Works in cooperation with the President’s Office and the Director of University Events to coordinate public and high profile events for the University.

 

Shawn Buckley
Operations Consultant
The Operations Consultant has primary responsibility for managing facility setups and equipment needs for programs and events taking place on campus. The Operations Consultant also gives direct support to the Associate Director as needed as well as supervising 30+ student employees.

 

Nicholas Burns
Event Consultant
The Event Consultant provides program planning to campus sponsors and external conference clients. He also ensures that necessary program services have been arranged and assists sponsors with program execution.

 

Cori Brady - University Events
Cori Foy
Event Consultant, Institutional Events
The Event Consultant, Institutional Events primary role is providing program planning and execution for institutional and major campus wide events such as Undergraduate Admissions programs and New Student and Family Programs. She supports the Event Coordinator(s) for Institutional events in the planning and execution of Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement as well as other University‐wide events. The Event Consultant also provides program planning to campus sponsors and external conference clients. She ensures that necessary program services have been arranged and assists sponsors with program execution.

 

Mark Johnson - University Events
Mark Johnson
Assistant Director, Production, Audio and Lighting Services
Responsible for the operation oversight, supervision, & maintenance of the Production, Audio & Lighting Services (PALS) area of University Events with oversight of Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium & Horace Mann Auditorium. Assists the University Events staff, Theater & Dance Department faculty, Music department faculty, student organizations, and other college officials as required in the fulfillment of their activities and programs in these auditorium and stage facilities. 

 

Jennifer Maus
Coordinator of Institutional Events
The Coordinator of Institutional Events is responsible for planning and coordinating logistical event needs for campus‐wide, high‐profile, satellite campuses and large‐scale University events. She is also responsible for planning and managing the student experience aspects of Bridgewater State University’s undergraduate commencement ceremonies which includes student outreach, volunteer recruitment/management and guest relations.

 

Kathy Kilcoyne
Administrative Assistant I, Office Manager, Scheduling and Customer Relations 

The Reservationist serves as the central contact for all University-sponsored events with the exception of academic classes, intramurals, intercollegiate games and practices. S/he provides prompt, customer-orientated services to schedule select space and facilities on campus as well as offers options of appropriate locations for various events/programs on campus. The Reservationist also supervises the Graduate Assistant and student reservations staff. 

 

 

Kathy Walker - University Events
Kathy Walker
Production, Audio and Lighting Services Consultant
Jointly with the Auditorium Technical Director/Assistant Director, responsible for the fulfillment of the technical needs and supervision of all events and activities in the Rondileau Campus Center (RCC) Auditorium and stage facilities. Oversees day to day activities in the Rondileau Campus Center Scene Shop, a fully equipped wood‐working facility. Assumes role of Auditorium Technical Director in the absence of the Assistant Director. Designs and plans the set‐up and operation of stage equipment for small and large scale events for the University Events staff, Theater Department faculty, Dance Department faculty, Music Department faculty, student organizations, general campus users as well as external clients.

 

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Administrative Assistant II, Office Manager, Scheduling and Customer Relations 
The Office Manager is responsible for day to day operations, including office management, ensuring effective office procedures, appropriate staff coverage, proper operation of office equipment and adherence to policies and procedures. She is also responsible for supporting the efforts of three distinct areas including scheduling, customer relations and event management software (EMS Core/EMS Web App). 

 

 

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Event Technology Consultant
The Event Technology Consultant has primary responsibility for managing event technology and audiovisual needs for programs and events taking place on campus. He also gives direct support to the Associate Director, University Events as needed while supervising 20+ student employees.

 

Annalise Carney
Graduate Assistant, Scheduling and Customer Relations
The Graduate Assistant, Scheduling and Customer Relations assists in developing, implementing and conducting the training program for, and the recruiting and hiring of, the student reservations staff. The Graduate Assistant retrieves and enters online reservation requests into the reservation system, and reviews requests entered by student staff, resolving conflicts in requests and appropriateness of space requested/held following BSU policies for space usage. She contacts sponsors to clarify requests and/or determine best the options for event space. She also assists with inquiries both by phone and in the office, schedules the student reservation assistant staff, and supervises Reservations filing and file maintenance.

 

Kimberly Driscoll
Graduate Assistant, Event Operations
The Graduate Assistant of Event Operations serves as a backup for the Operations Consultant in the management of facility setups and equipment needs for programs and events taking place on campus. The Graduate Assistant is also responsible for overseeing the work of student employees.

 

Kiera Gold
Graduate Assistant, Event Technology
The Graduate Assistant for Event Technology assists the Event Technology Consultant in providing IT setups and equipment needs for programs and events on campus. The Graduate Assistant is also responsible for overseeing the work of the Event Technology student employees who prepare technology for events and provide onsite technical assistance.

 

 

Taylor Reagan
Graduate Assistant, Institutional Events 

The Graduate Assistant within the Institutional Events area of University Events assists with major institutional events including, Opening Day, Homecoming and Convocation. She is responsible for meeting with sponsors and service providers to assist in all planning aspects of high-profile, campus-wide and large-scale events. She works in close collaboration with the Office of the President to provide assistance and planning as well as onsite management of events. She is responsible for providing assistance with Commencement planning, communication, and logistics.

 

Cody Seel
Graduate Assistant, Event Operations
The Graduate Assistant for Event Operations serves as a backup for the Operations Consultant in the management of facility setups and equipment needs for programs and events taking place on campus. The Graduate Assistant is also responsible for overseeing the work of student employees.