Leah Kane and her children at Fenway Park

Leah Kane

Director for Student Affairs
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

As Director, Leah has oversight of the office. She works with each team member individually and as a team on bigger projects. Leah has been in her role since 2014 and at Harvard since 2001. Before the Chan School, Leah worked at the Arnold Arboretum managing Lilac Sunday and registration for adult education, prior to … Continue reading “Leah Kane”

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Colleen Cronin

Senior Associate Director, Local Disability Coordinator
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Colleen joined the Office for Student Affairs in 2017 and has been working in higher education for over 15 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from James Madison University and a Master of Science in Applied Educational Psychology with a concentration on College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University. Colleen’s primary … Continue reading “Colleen Cronin”

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Yana Geyfman

Assistant Director of Student Support, Local Disability Coordinator, Title IX Resource Coordinator
Pronouns: She, Her

Yana joined the Office for Student Affairs in August 2022. Before joining OSA, she worked in college access and retention spaces for the past 16 years. Yana is excited to be the newest member of our team! Yana is passionate about student advocacy. She is focused on helping students minimize barriers, receive appropriate accommodations as … Continue reading “Yana Geyfman”

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Luke Sutherland

Assistant Director, Title IX Resource Coordinator
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Luke manages leasing at Shattuck International House, provides resources for students living off-campus, leads new student orientation programming, and serves as one of the Title IX Resource Coordinators for students. He joined the Office for Student Affairs in 2016. Outside of work, Luke enjoys spending time outdoors, eating and cooking tasty food, and when he’s … Continue reading “Luke Sutherland”

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Amy De La Cerda

Senior Program Coordinator
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Amy works with student organizations at Harvard Chan to create and foster a welcoming community where students interests intersect with new relationships. She also organizes a wide range of events for students designed to enrich the student experience, promote community and connections. Amy is originally from a small town in Connecticut and earned her Bachelor … Continue reading “Amy De La Cerda”

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Nelson Ysabel

Program Coordinator
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Nelson joined the Office for Student Affairs in July 2022. As Program Coordinator, Nelson manages Harvard Chan’s MBTA Semester Pass Program and student lockers, supervises the Student Services Assistants, and is staff liaison with the Harvard Chan Student Association (HCSA). Nelson is passionate about student development, leadership education, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and creating positive … Continue reading “Nelson Ysabel”