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

Gina Panattoni - Management Analyst


The International Admissions team processes admission applications and issues acceptance materials for incoming international students.

David Roseberry - Director, Admissions
Jack Lloyd - Program Specialist, Admissions and Entry Services
Devon Lockie - Program Specialist, Admissions
Jonathan Thompson - Program Specialist, Admissions

Fiscal Services

The International Fiscal Services team processes payments and tuition deposits, and handles other financial matters related to International Programs.

Hisham Othman - Director, Fiscal Services
Ryoko Grepo - Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Services

Global Engagement

The Global Engagement team manages new student orientation, hosts and maintains activities and events for current students, and provides leadership for Study Abroad and customized group programs.

Sancha Elevado Harrison - Associate Director, Global Engagement


International Housing oversees placements and student life in the Studios on Broadway, Seattle Colleges' on-campus housing option for international students.

Olivia DeVille - Housing Coordinator

Marketing & Outreach

The International 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
Beata Anderson - Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach
Mizue Eckman - Program Specialist, Marketing & Outreach
Johan François - Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach
Evan Franulovich - Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach
Gina Nakamura - Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach

Student Services

The International Student Services team helps current students with everything necessary to achieve their goals while at Seattle Colleges. The front desk staff provides general assistance and information covering a wide variety of areas, and the advising staff focuses primarily on immigration and academic advising.

Deleasha Vincent - Director, Student Services
Shunsuke Kanazawa - Advisor
Caitlin Karwand - Advisor
Francis Mbagi - Advisor
Hannah Moore - Front Desk Manager, Seattle Central College
Andrea Wilmot - Front Desk Manager, South Seattle College
Em Wright - Advisor

Seattle Colleges Institute of English (SCIE)

Kahyun Cho - Program Specialist