MEFA Ambassadors

Looking for a presenter for your college planning seminar? Our MEFA Ambassadors below have been trained in their areas of expertise and come equipped to give a one-hour presentation on Financial Aid 101, College Admissions, or College Savings on a volunteer basis. You may reach out directly to any presenter listed in your county to find out that presenter's availability and coordinate a date and time for your seminar. Questions? Contact us at collegeplanning@mefa.org.

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Barnstable County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Elizabeth Connelly Sylvia bconnellysylvia@sevenhills.org (508) 951-9237 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Mike Janicki janickimike@gmail.com (508) 958-5427 College Admissions, Athletics

Berkshire County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Amy L Proietti amy.proietti@gmail.com (413) 244-4402 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Carrie Alibozek c.alibozek@mcla.edu (413) 281-3890 Federal Aid/FAFSA
Courtney C Hatch Blauvelt chatchblauvelt@misshalls.org (413) 395-7047 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Lori Keating Lori.Keating@MCLA.edu (413) 662-5274 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending
Michael Goodwin msg3@williams.edu (413) 597-4181 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile

Bristol County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Aurelio Ramirez aurelio.ramirez@massart.edu (617) 879-7847 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions
Beth Feinberg Keenan beth.feinberg@brighthorizons.com (857) 318-9098 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Diane E Place dplace@bridgew.edu (508) 404-5249 Federal Aid/FAFSA
Elizabeth Connelly Sylvia bconnellysylvia@sevenhills.org (508) 951-9237 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Heather Bacchiocchi hbacchiocchi@gmail.com Community College/Mass Transfer
Joe Farragher jfarragher@comcast.net (978)501-2026 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Mike Janicki janickimike@gmail.com (508) 958-5427 College Admissions, Athletics

Essex County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment

Franklin County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Amy L Proietti amy.proietti@gmail.com (413) 244-4402 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Courtney C Hatch Blauvelt chatchblauvelt@misshalls.org (413) 395-7047 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Michael Ireland mireland@smith.edu Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending

Hampden County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Amy L Proietti amy.proietti@gmail.com (413) 244-4402 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Gail Holt gholt@amherst.edu (413) 542-5646 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile
Kelli Reyngoudt KReyngoudt@saintpaulknights.org (774) 289-9213 College Admissions
Linda Dagradi lmdagradi@gmail.com (413) 374-0197 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending

Hampshire County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Amy L Proietti amy.proietti@gmail.com (413) 244-4402 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Michael Ireland mireland@smith.edu Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending

Middlesex County North

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Amy Staffier amy.staffier@simmons.edu (617) 697-7454 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Catherine Nelson cnelson@brandeis.edu (781)733-2655 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile
Deborah Marsella marsellad@middlesex.mass.edu (978) 808-1295 Federal Aid/FAFSA
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending

Middlesex County South

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Andrea Navarro Keenan
SPANISH & FRENCH SPEAKER
andrea.jn03@gmail.com (857) 498-1430 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Undocumented Students
Beth Feinberg Keenan beth.feinberg@brighthorizons.com (857) 318-9098 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Catherine Nelson cnelson@brandeis.edu (781)733-2655 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile
Joe Farragher jfarragher@comcast.net (978)501-2026 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Michael Huddy huddy@fas.harvard.edu Federal Aid/FAFSA
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending
Tong (Phoenix) Feng
MANDARIN SPEAKER
tfeng@massedco.org Federal Aid/FAFSA

Norfolk County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Aurelio Ramirez aurelio.ramirez@massart.edu (617) 879-7847 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions
Beth Feinberg Keenan beth.feinberg@brighthorizons.com (857) 318-9098 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Heather Bacchiocchi hbacchiocchi@gmail.com Community College/Mass Transfer
Joe Farragher jfarragher@comcast.net (978)501-2026 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Justin Munio jmunio@fas.harvard.edu (315) 368-4421 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, Lending
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Tong (Phoenix) Feng
MANDARIN SPEAKER
tfeng@massedco.org Federal Aid/FAFSA

Plymouth County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Aurelio Ramirez aurelio.ramirez@massart.edu (617) 879-7847 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions
Beth Feinberg Keenan beth.feinberg@brighthorizons.com (857) 318-9098 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Elizabeth Connelly Sylvia bconnellysylvia@sevenhills.org (508) 951-9237 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Heather Bacchiocchi hbacchiocchi@gmail.com Community College/Mass Transfer
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Mike Janicki janickimike@gmail.com (508) 958-5427 College Admissions, Athletics

Suffolk County

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Andrea Navarro Keenan
SPANISH & FRENCH SPEAKER
andrea.jn03@gmail.com (857) 498-1430 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Undocumented Students
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Janice Evans jevans1756@massart.edu (339) 832-1561 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Tong (Phoenix) Feng
MANDARIN SPEAKER
tfeng@massedco.org Federal Aid/FAFSA

Worcester County North

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Alcira Zadroga azadroga@fitchburgstate.edu (978) 790-6269 Federal Aid/FAFSA
Amy L Proietti amy.proietti@gmail.com (413) 244-4402 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Deborah Marsella marsellad@middlesex.mass.edu (978) 808-1295 Federal Aid/FAFSA
Donna Connolly dconnolly@massedco.org (508) 361-0829 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Joe Farragher jfarragher@comcast.net (978)501-2026 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Kelli Reyngoudt KReyngoudt@saintpaulknights.org (774) 289-9213 College Admissions
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Robert Loconto robert.loconto@curry.edu (508) 450-8978 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending

Worcester County South

Full Name Email Address Phone Number Areas of Expertise
Andrea Navarro Keenan
SPANISH & FRENCH SPEAKER
andrea.jn03@gmail.com (857) 498-1430 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Undocumented Students
Beth Feinberg Keenan beth.feinberg@brighthorizons.com (857) 318-9098 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Carmen Pineda
SPANISH SPEAKER
cpineda@massedco.org (617) 304-5493 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, College Savings
Donna Connolly dconnolly@massedco.org (508) 361-0829 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Joe Farragher jfarragher@comcast.net (978)501-2026 Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions
Kelli Reyngoudt KReyngoudt@saintpaulknights.org (774) 289-9213 College Admissions
Kevin Fudge kevinfudge@yahoo.com Federal Aid/FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Admissions, Lending, College Savings, Student Loan Repayment
Robert Loconto robert.loconto@curry.edu (508) 450-8978 Federal Aid/FAFSA, Lending
Ryan G. Forsythe ryanforsythe@hotmail.com (978) 314-6037 Federal Aid/FAFSA, College Admissions, Lending

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