Meet the Staff

The Mission of the Office of Student Life is to create a sense of community that empowers students with the confidence to succeed as learners.


Dr. John J. King, Vice President of Student Life
Suite 100, Center for Student Development
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921
Phone: (401) 254-3042
Fax: (401) 254-3863

John J. King joined the Roger Williams University community as Chief Student Life officer during the summer of 2004. John has worked within higher education as a student affairs professional since 1984.

Prior to 2004, John worked at Stonehill College, serving as Associate Vice President & Dean of Student Life, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life.

Before his Stonehill experience John worked at Holy Cross for 6 years as an Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Intramural Sports. A member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, he has served on the Region One advisory board, chaired a regional conference and served as co-coordinator of volunteers for a national conference.

He holds a B.S. in Administration of Law and Justice and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, and his master's degree in Counselor Education from Plymouth State College in N.H. where he served as a Residence Director and Asst. Wrestling Coach.

Dr. King earned his doctorate from University of Massachusetts-Boston Higher Education & Leadership program, where his research was on social norms theory.

Dr. Lisa Landreman, Assistant Vice President and Dean for Student Life
Suite 120, Center for Student Development
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI  02809-2921
Phone: (401) 254-3161
Fax: (401) 254-3451

Renee Danho, Office Manager
Phone: (401) 254-3042
Office 100, Center for Student Development

Scott Yonan, Assistant to Vice President of Student Life & Director of Special Projects
Office 103, Center for Student Deveopment
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI  02809-2921
Phone: (401) 254-3389
Fax: (401) 254-3863

After graduating from Roger Williams College in 1977 with a B.A. in Psychology and American Studies, Scott was off to North Texas State University where he served as the International Programs Specialist. He returned to Roger Williams in 1986 and worked as the International Student Advisor. He then created the college's English as a Second Language program and served as Director of the ESL/International Center for 15 years. In 2002 Scott became Special Assistant and Ombudsman to the Office of the President, and in the spring of 2009 began work as Assistant to the Vice President of Student Life and Director of Special Projects. Scott spends much of his time working on the coordination of the University's sustainability efforts.


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Assistant Vice President & Dean for Student Life - Dr. Lisa Landreman

Director of Conferences - Dave Kemmy

Interim Director of the Counseling Center- Dr. Christopher Bailey

Director of Health Services- Anne Mitchell, FNP

Director of Housing & Residence Life - Tony Montefusco

Director of the Intercultural Center- Don Mays

Director of Spiritual Life Office - Rev. Nancy Soukup

Director of Student Programs & Leadership - Carol Sacchetti

Director of Public Safety - Steve Melaragno

Director of Dining Sevices & Bon Appetit General Manager - James Gubata

Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution - Diana Proto