Facilities, Grounds, and Dining Team

Facilities Superintendent

Kirsta MacLellan has worked at Yale University for over 20 years and is currently the Facilities Superintendent of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray Colleges.  
Kirsta has enjoyed working in Yale’s Residential Colleges for over 8 years. Before joining the residential colleges, Kirsta worked for Robert A.M. Stern, former Dean of Yale’s School of Art & Architecture, whose firm, R.A.M.S.A., designed Yale’s two new residential colleges.
Kirsta received a B.S. in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University. She also concentrated her studies in Alzheimer’s Disease and Mental Health care at CMHC in New Haven, CT, and spent a year as a Case Manager with Continuum of Care, Inc.
Her Personal passions include Nantucket, art, interior design, animal rights, supporting local rescues, as well as the Humane Society of the United States and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Kirsta resides in Madison, CT with her husband.

Custodial Team

James Coppola- General Building Maintainance (GBM)

Paul Bland- Custodial Team Leader

Tamara DeBerry- Senior

Michael Reid- Senior

Mahogany Barrows

Jamal Bines

Omar Brooks

Troy Carson

Raheem Cooke

Deena Evans

Mae Felder

Ashton (AJ) Johnson

Reorn Jones

Travis Lewis

Cindy Martinez

Alexis Moorer

Michelle Poole

Lawrence Washington

Grounds Team

Jim Reid, Landscaping Superintendent

Ray McCarthy, Master Gardener

Jon Gianfriddo, Groundskeeper

Dining Team

Jennifer Currier, General Manager

Brett Rappaport, Guest Experience Manager

Samanatha Moore,  Culinary Excellence Manager