Meet Our Staff

Seattle Colleges boasts an outstanding team of dedicated faculty and staff who are here to help you every step of the way. The International Programs (IP) Division has several core areas and offers a wide variety of services to international students, including admissions and housing support, academic and immigration advising, personal counseling, and more.

International Programs

Kathie Kwilinski - Executive Director, International Programs
Gina Panattoni - Administrative Assistant

Campus-Based Staff

North Seattle
Amanda Fletcher - Interim Director, International Student Services
Jeremy Barden - Lead Advisor
Renée Infelise - Advisor
Rodrigo Pascual - Front Desk Manager

Seattle Central
David Roseberry - Interim Director, International Student Services
Anne Colpitts - Advisor
Shunsuke Kanazawa - Advisor
Marcus Mose - Advisor
Kirsten Rinker - Front Desk Manager
Michele Slaughter - On-Campus Housing Coordinator
Brian Smith - Counselor

South Seattle
Amanda Fletcher - Interim Director, International Student Services
Svetlana Doyle - Advisor
Andrea Wilmot - Front Desk Manager


The Admissions team processes admission applications for incoming international students, as well as issues acceptance materials.

David Roseberry - Interim Director, International Admissions
Juan Carlos "Charlie" Omana - Admissions Assistant, International Admissions
Gina Panattoni - Admissions Assistant, International Admissions
Andrea Yen-Duncan - Program Specialist, International Admissions


The Advising team helps current students with everything necessary to achieve their goals while at Seattle Colleges by providing both immigration and academic advising.

Amanda Fletcher - Interim Director, International Advising
See "Campus-Based Staff" above for list of advisors

Fiscal Services

The Fiscal Services team handles finances, including processing payments and tuition deposits.

Hisham Othman - Director, Fiscal Services
Ryoko Grepo - Program Coordinator, Fiscal Services
Nashaat Nashed - Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Services

Marketing & Outreach

The Marketing & Outreach team helps prospective students and partners learn about Seattle Colleges, apply for admission, and prepare for arrival in Seattle.

Leslie Aest - Director, Marketing & Outreach
Matthew DeSoi - Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach
Mizue Eckman - Program Specialist, Marketing & Outreach
Johan François - Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach
Sarah Logsdon - Assistant Director, Marketing & Outreach
Meghan Nolt - Assistant Director, Marketing & Outreach

Student Engagement

The Student Engagement team manages new student orientation, as well as hosts and maintains activities and events for current students.

Amanda Fletcher - Interim Director, International Engagement
Renée Infelise - Retention and Student Success Specialist

English Language Program

Duff Johnston - Interim Associate Dean, English Language Program
Richard West - Program Coordinator, English Language Program