RISD Continuing Education Staff

Our team at Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education is made up of RISD alumni, CE certificate graduates, creative professionals and dedicated administrators who are invested in the mission, vision and global community of RISD CE. We spend our days advising, assisting, engaging and creating—and often participating in RISD CE classes ourselves!

A student drying hand-dyed yarn on a rack.

Carlen Adler
Associate Director, Expanded Education

Marina Bezrukova
Program Manager, Adult Extension

Tiffany Bowman
Systems Analyst

Kameko Branchaud
Associate Director, Youth Programs

Kristina Byrne
Associate Director, Student Experience

Andrea Claudio
Assistant Director, Marketing and Publications

Jessica Egan
Interim Director, Marketing and Communications

Noah Frase
Application and Enrollment Specialist

Grace George
Student Services and Enrollment Coordinator

Andy Jacques
Interim Director, Academic Programs

Josh Jordan
Program Manager, Adult Extension

Kathy Kelly
Associate Director, Academic Advising

Sean Kennedy
Director of Expanded Education

Isabella Maclea
Social Media and Digital Marketing Coordinator

Sean McCarthy
Program Manager, Youth Programs

John Murphy
Interim Executive Director, Continuing Education & Expanded Education Operations

Ashley Nikolyszyn
Associate Director, Adult Extension

Nicole Smith
Talent Acquisition and Business Operations Analyst

Chantelle Tangui
Manager, Program and Content Development, Expanded Education

Jerlyn Vidal
Director, Business Affairs and Budget

Tracy Voccio
Student Account Manager