Meet Our Team

Hilary Sullivan (she/her)

Director, Community Service & Civic Engagement

Hilary has been a part of the team since 2012. She oversees the suite of programs run by CSCE as well as represents CSCE within Education Innovation, the Northeastern network, and in the community. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in nonprofit management. Hilary is passionate about developing the civic knowledge and skills young people need to be effective changemakers in the world. Hilary engages in her neighborhood of Roslindale by shopping locally and serving on several community boards.

Cristine Roque (she/her)

Director, Massachusetts Promise Fellowship

Christine joined the team in July 2021. In her role, she oversees the budget, partnerships, and operations of the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, a statewide AmeriCorps program focused on supporting youth in academic engagement. She graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Psychology and is currently pursuing her Masters in Higher Education at Northeastern. Christine has 13+ years of program experience working with youth serving organizations aimed at addressing equity in education. She engages in her community by being a proud BPS parent and mentoring two current Yawkey Scholars at Boston University. 

Lisa Morde (she/her)

Associate Director, Civic Engagement

Lisa supports civic learning across Community Service and Civic Engagement (CSCE), oversees the Alliance of Civically Engaged Students (ACES), and co-leads the Northeastern Votes Coalition (NU Votes). She has an M.Ed. in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts, at Amherst. She is passionate about exploring systemic injustice that leads to the creation of volunteer organizations, and civic action that leads to social change and justice. She has organized service experiences from Cleveland to Boston, Washington DC to the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador; and led her local Medical Reserve Corps when the Covid-19 vaccine became available. Lisa contributes to her community by voting locally and prioritizing a car-free commute and meat-free diet.

Yuliya Lantsman (she/her)

Program Manager, Massachusetts Promise Fellowship

Yuliya oversees recruitment, data, and evaluation of the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, a statewide youth-serving AmeriCorps program. She has a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Scripps College and a master’s degree in history education from Boston College. She’s supported young people in classrooms, employment and afterschool enrichment programs, and through case management for over a decade. Yuliya believes in uplifting youth into leadership roles within their communities and programs that serve them. She serves as a mentor and advocate for youth and stays involved in local government in her native Malden. 

Olivia Harris (she/her)

Program Manager, Massachusetts Promise Fellowship

Olivia leads fellow professional development training, alumni relations efforts, and fundraising initiatives. Olivia received her BS in Human Services & Political Science from Northeastern University. She is currently working towards a master’s in Learning Experience Design and Technology. She engages with her community by supporting her local Jamaica Plain businesses and contributing to programming and advocacy efforts at Transition House, a Cambridge-based domestic violence agency. 

Nancy Figueroa (she/her/ella)

Assistant Director, Community Partnerships and Impact

Nancy received an M.A. in Leadership focusing on communication from Northeastern University. Nancy has been part of the Northeastern University community since 2009. She has a passion for community work and started her career as a youth volunteer in a non-profit organization, Roca, which worked to build youth-adult relationships and work collaboratively with community stakeholders to address community needs. Nancy volunteers at Everett Community Growers helping Everett Residents address food insecurities.

Erin Curley (she/her, they/them) 

Assistant Director, Community Service

Erin supervises the Community Volunteer Programs and Alternative Breaks Trips. She has earned bachelor’s degrees in social work and economics from Simmons University. She holds a master’s in social work from Salem State University, with a specialization in Integrated and Behavioral Health. Erin is passionate about supporting volunteers and encourages students to talk to her about self-care practices. Erin works directly with several student employees, program leaders, and Co-ops. Erin engages with her community by supporting mutual aid organizing, including the maintenance of a community fridge and pantry for her neighbors in Brighton.

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