Skip to main content

You are here

COVID Tactical Team

For the 2021-2022 academic year, MassArt's return to campus and an increased level of in-person activity,we have established a COVID Tactical Team to continue to monitor the current pandemic conditions and public health guidance, and to continue keeping our campus community safe.

COVID Tactical Team Charge

Develop recommendations to guide the College on decisions, policies, and protocols to keep the campus and community safe for the duration of the pandemic.

The team will be informed by data and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH),and Department of Higher Education (DHE), and collaborate with the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), Colleges of the Fenway (COF), and the State Universities, as well as draw upon other stakeholders as needed and appropriate to inform this important work.

COVID Tactical Team Members
  • Maureen Keefe, Vice President of Student Development, Co-Chair
  • Claudia LeClair, Director of College and Visiting Events
  • Madison Rivard, COVID Consultant
  • Justine Caron, Executive Director of Human Resources
  • Ellen Carr, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Jennie-Rebecca Falcetta, Professor and Chair, Liberal Arts
  • Howie Larosee, AVP of Facilities and Planning
  • Patrick O’Connor, AVP Technology and Chief Information Officer
  • Charbra Parkman, Director of Facilities and Conference Services, Capstone
  • Katie Riel, Acquisitions and Serials Librarian and President, MSCA Union/MassArt Chapter
  • Kate Russell, Director of Academic Operations
  • Steve Tourlentes, Studio Manager and Visiting Lecturer, Photography

This is a strong team with cross-campus representation, whose members are ready to respond to the ever-changing pandemic environment in a knowledgeable, nimble manner that will support our community to thrive in our living, learning, teaching, and working environment.