500 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027-3916
The Office of the President is responsible to the Board of Trustees for the overall administration of International House. It coordinates the work of the Board and its committees and oversees the International House Archives.
Brian Polovoy, Interim President
Caroline Donadio, Lead Archivist
The Office of Human Resources oversees the administration of personnel-related policies and procedures.
Nanette Francia Cotter, Director of Organizational Development & Human Resources
Mary Trifault, Sr. Administrative Coordinator
The Office of Admissions & Financial Aid corresponds with applicants for Resident Membership, reviews applications for admission, makes room assignments and maintains Resident records. The Admissions Office also administers the scholarship programs and verifies the eligibility of every Resident each semester at registration. (212) 316-8436
Megan Amouzou, Director of Admissions
Silbia Han, Admissions Assistant
Lesley Perez, Admissions Associate for Recruitment
Khaire Vaughan, Sr. Admissions Associate for Planning & Occupancy
The Office of Development, Alumni Relations & Communications (DARC) manages communications with Alumni, friends and media, coordinates special events, and secures private gifts and grants to support programs, scholarships, major improvements and special projects. (212) 316-8493
Melanie Beczak, Database Manager
Victoria Eng, Communications Lead
Phillip Greven, Institutional Supporters
John Wells, Senior Advisor
The Office of Programs & Resident Life develops and administers a wide range of educational, cultural and recreational programs, including visits by guest speakers, performances, social activities and trips. The Office also oversees Program Fellows and Resident Support Services.
Lorraine Pirro, LCSW, Director of Global Health & Wellness Services
Ciasia Brown-Blake, MSW, Assistant Director of Programs & Resident Life
Diamond Mercedes, Programs Associate
The Office of Facilities Management & Site Operations is responsible for maintaining all physical aspects of the buildings, including repairs and maintenance, engineering, construction and housekeeping.
Larry Palfini, VP of Facilities Management & Site Operations
Vincent Melito, Group Director, Facilities & Site Operations
Juan Luis Rojas, Manager, Housekeeping Services
Darvin Valdez, Building Operations Manager
Maxine Wright, Facilities Executive Assistant
The Office of Finance & Operations manages all accounting, finance and IT matters, produces financial statements, works with our auditors and insures the timely fulfillment of all payments and receivables.
Deepak Butani, VP of Finance & Operations
Masuma Bahar, Assistant Accountant
Rose Nanavati, Assistant Accountant
Johann Joseph, Payroll Manager
Anita Pai, Assistant Director, Bursar Services
Mumin Samah, Bursar Services Associate
Trevor Thomas, Bursar Services Associate
Information Technology Services
Heriberto Altieri, Director, Information Technology Services
Jason Bello, Information Technology Specialist
Brian Hermosura, Manager, Information Technology Services
The Office of Public Safety oversees all aspects of security, safety, risk management and the administration of the Claremont Reception Desk. (212) 316-8448
Anthony Gordon, Director, Public Safety & Guest Services
Gabe Elie-Pierre, Assistant Director, Public Safety
Seydou Fall, Supervising House Manager
Lashawn Fuller, Lead Desk Attendant
Kelly Maravilla, Lead Desk Attendant
A House Manager can be reached 24/7 at (212) 316-8487 or dial 5555 from any House phone.