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Meet our Orientation StaffSTAFF

Let's take an inside look at the staff that will assist you during orientation!

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  • Student Staff
  • Central Staff
Sophie

Ian Goralczyk

Team Leader

Senior
Chemistry
Hampstead, MD
Sophie

Melanie McLean

Team Leader

Junior
Special Education
North Potomac, MD
Connor

Connor Peterson

Team Leader

Junior
Government & Politics and Public Policy
Dunkirk, MD
Sophie

Sophie Yang

Team Leader

Senior
Mathematics
Rockville, MD
Kristina

Kristina Elliott

Orientation Advisor

Senior
Secondary Education
Potomac, MD
Sam

Sam Frazier

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Psychology
Baltimore, MD
Jamie

Jamie Kenny

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Government & Politics
South Windsor, CT
Adria

Adria Backus

Orientation Advisor

Junior
International Business
Princeton, NJ
Marcellus

Marcellus Blount

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Management and Marketing
Newark, NJ
Nina

Nina Cardillo

Orientation Advisor

Senior
Art History and Communication
Annapolis, MD
Favion

Favion David

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Undecided
Upper Marlboro, MD
Andrew

Andrew Denby

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Aerospace Engineering
Dunkirk, MD
Chloe

Chloe Dinman

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Public Policy
Rockville, MD
Bryce

Bryce Gartner

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Government & Politics
Paoli, PA
Lade

Omolade Gbolade

Program Registrar

Sophomore
Cell Biology & Genetics
Milton, MA
Abby

Abby Gorun

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Biochemistry
Boolingdale, NJ
Zora

Zora Holness

Program Registrar

Senior
Economics
Lawrence, NJ
Usha

Usha Konduri

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Supply Chain Management
Potomac, MD
Joel

Joel Lee

Program Registar

Sophomore
Undecided
Sykesville, MD
Sophie

Mike Mentzer

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Undecided
Havre De Grace, MD
Stephanie

Stephanie Moy

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Neurobiology & Physiology
Elkridge, MD
Chris

Chris Niccolini

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Government & Politics and Economics
Ellicott City, MD
Kieran

Kieran O'Connor

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Middle School Math & Science
Crofton, MD
Christine

Christine Rhee

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Middle School Math & Science
Boyds, MD
Sarah

Sarah Sabet

Orientation Advisor

Freshman
Public Health Science
Bethesda, MD
Philippos

Philippos Sourvinos

Orientation Advisor

Sophomore
Public Policy
Silver Spring, MD
Hunter

Hunter Stempin

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Theater and American Studies
La Plata, MD
Rahka

Rakha Muhammad Wibisana

Orientation Advisor

Junior
Computer Science
Baltimore, MD
Gerry

Gerry Strumpf

Director of Orientation

gstrumpf@umd.edu
Chelsea

Janae Cruz

Assistant Director of Orientation

jcruz123@umd.edu
Maya

Maya Dawit

Program Coordinator

mdawit@umd.edu
David

David Bonilla-Ciferri

Graduate Intern

nsp@umd.edu
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Nicholas Agyevi Armah

Student Coordinator

Recently Graduated
Government & Politics
Frederick, MD
orientation@umd.edu
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Molly Glime

Student Coordinator

Senior
Psychology
Annapolis, MD
orientation@umd.edu