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


Jackie Foster
Executive Assistant to the VPHR


Human Resources Business Partners (Strategic Workforce Services)

Maureen Sonnie, Director
  • Executive Vice President’s Office, including Office of Sustainability
  • President’s Office, including Trustees and University Chaplain’s Office
  • Provost’s Office, except OVPR, Research Administration, TLIC and Athletics
  • University Relations: Office of Equal Opportunity, Legal and Community Relations

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

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

Cathy Carney
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

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
  • Tufts Technology Services

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