Meet Our Staff

Meet the Residence Life staff at Emmanuel College, Boston.


Residence Life Staff - Sarah BenzieSusan K. Benzie
Director of Residence Life and Housing
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Susan immigrated to Massachusetts over twenty five years ago. Susan graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 2002. She completed her Master of Science in management from Emmanuel College in 2005. From 2003 to 2005, Susan was an Assistant Director/Resident Director for Loretto Hall at Emmanuel College. She then proceeded to work as an Academic Advisor for Emmanuel's Graduate + Professional Programs. Susan returned to Residence Life as Director in 2009.

Gretchenrae Campera

Assistant Director/Residence Director - St. Ann Hall and Notre Dame Campus
Gretchenrae is a city girl originally from Seattle, Washington. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Seattle University and holds a master's degree from the University of Vermont in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in higher education. Gretchenrae enjoys arts and crafts, baking, and hanging out in coffee shops and museums in her free time. She is thrilled to be part of the Emmanuel College community. If you're in St. Ann's or see her around campus, say "Hi!" and give her a high five!

Residence Life Staff - Alissa LynchAlissa Lynch
Assistant Director/Residence Director - Julie Hall
Alissa is from a small town in Connecticut. She did her undergraduate work at Saint Anselm College, earning her B.A. in political science. She then worked at Saint Francis University in the Residence Life Department and also received her master's in educational leadership there. Alissa is very happy to be back in New England. She enjoys shopping, cooking, reading and being with family and friends in her free time. Feel free to stop in her office in Julie Hall to say hello!


Michael Buonocore
Assistant Director/Residence Director
Michael is originally from Connecticut.  He did his undergraduate work at Endicott College earning his B.S. in Psychology with a concentration in Criminal Justice.  Michael Is currently working towards his M.Ed in Higher Education in Student Affairs from Salem State University.  In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with friends and family, going hiking, and cooking.  If you see Michael around campus, be sure to say "Hello!"

Bobby Haskell - Assistant Resident Director/Professional on Call

Mike Ryan - Professional on Call

Ruben Rodrigues - Professional on Call