Looking for help? You're in the right place!

What does it take to create a successful student organization or campus event? How can you get involved on campus? Let us show you the ropes. The Center for Student Involvement has all the resources you’ll need. We offer tools and resources to all UMaine students from checking out equipment to utilizing spaces in the Memorial Union. This is your home for involvement, whether you’re a seasoned event planner or just looking for a place to start. 

Check out our responsibilities below, to help you understand who to contact. Still not sure who to contact below? Send us an email at um.getinvolved@maine.edu and we will get it to the right place!

Jennifer Desmond
Assistant Director for Community Life

207.581.1464 | jennifer.desmond@maine.edu | Union Room 145


  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership Programs (Emerging & Thriving)
  • Dirigo Leadership Conference
  • Dirigo Leadership Society
  • Panhellenic Council/Sorority Chapters
  • Formal Recruitment
  • Student Life Leadership Awards
  • UMaine UVote
  • Class Council

Benjamin Evans
Assistant Director for Campus Activities

207.581.4183 | benjamin.evans@maine.edu | Union Room 145

  • Late Night at the U (weekly events)
  • Monthly large scale programming
  • Event Management
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Black BearTHON
  • Student Entertainment Committee (UMSG)
  • Marketing
  • University eSports program

Colleen Frazier
Coordinator for Student Organizations

207.581.1760 | colleen.frazier@maine.edu | Union Room 145


  • Student Involvement Fair
  • Officer and Advisor Trainings
  • Event Management
  • Student Organization Committee (UMSG)
  • Student Organization Room Reservations
  • Student Organization Tabling Reservations
  • Center for Student Involvement Newsletter
  • Student Organization Lockers
  • Class Council
  • CampusGroups

Thomas Heniff
Coordinator for Leadership and Fraternity & Sorority Life

207.581.1771 | thomas.heniff@maine.edu | Union Room 145

  • Interfraternity Council/Fraternity Chapters
  • New Member Education
  • Greek Life Event Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Greek Conduct Process
  • Formal Recruitment

Sierra Crenshaw
Graduate Assistant for Student Programming

207.581.1796 | sierra.crenshaw@maine.edu | Union Room 145


  • Campus Activities Board
  • Late Night at the U (weekly events)
  • Homecoming
  • Maine Day

Natalie Pagliocca
Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development and Student Organizations

207.581.1796 | natalie.pagliocca@maine.edu| Union Room 145

  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • Thriving Leaders Program
  • Dirigo Leadership Conference
  • Program Leaders
  • Homecoming Royalty
  • Student Life Leadership Awards
  • Student Organization Support

Devon Hoyt
Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life

207.581.4162 | devon.hoyt@maine.edu| Union Room 143

  • Fraternity and Sorority Event Management
  • Formal Recruitment
  • Greek Week
  • Order of Omega
  • Greek Life Newsletter
  • Greek Organization Management
  • Greek New Member Education 

Facilities and Hours

Center for Student Involvement

5748 Memorial Union, Room 145
8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday