Human Resources Contacts

Learn about our services and programs on the Human Resources Overview.

Human Resources Administration

Julien C. Carter
Vice President of Human Resources


Himal Jayasekara
Administrative Services Manager


Maureen Sonnie
Director, HR Strategies

Human Resources Business Partners (Strategic Workforce Services)

Filomena Alves-Amado
  • Athletics
  • Finance, including Internal Audit, Global Operations, Investment & Procurement
  • Tisch College
  • Budget Center
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Research, including DLAM
  • Tufts Technology Services

Michelle Boucher
  • Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM)
  • Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)

Cathy Carney
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • University Relations: Office of Equal Opportunity, Legal and Community Relations
  • President’s Office, including Trustees and University Chaplain’s Office
  • Executive Vice President’s Office, including Office of Sustainability
  • Provost’s Office, except OVPR, Research Administration, TLIC and Athletics

Joseph Downey
  • Operations, including Public Safety
  • Tufts Support Services
  • The Fletcher School
  • School of Engineering

Mary Foster
  • Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA)
  • Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Admissions, Student Affairs and Student Services
  • Health Services
  • Tisch Library

Lucia Hackett
  • Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Human Resources

Adrienne Isakovic


  • Friedman School of Nutrition and Science Policy

Laura Woz
  • University Advancement
  • Office of Communications and Marketing

Leaves of Absence

Leaves Administration

Benefit Services

Robbyn Dewar, Director
Please contact Tufts Support Services with questions regarding benefits.


Deborah Blackie, Director
Please contact your Human Resources Business Partner with questions regarding compensation. 

Learning and Development Services

Mary Anne McInnis, Director 
Please contact your Human Resources Business Partner with questions about learning and development.

Human Resources Planning and Projects

Anne Spangler, Director