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Family Weekend 2014

About the Committee

Family Weekend is a student-led committee that plans, organizes, staffs and promotes Emerson College Family Weekend. Students are selected to be a part of the committee because of their passion for Emerson, knowledge of campus and excellence in leadership.

Next year’s committee will be announced in Spring 2014.

Family Weekend 2013 Committee

Katherine, Class of 2014 – Family Weekend Chair

KatherineA senior Marketing Communications major, Katherine has found interests in advertising and event planning. As Chair of Family Weekend, Katherine helps set the direction for the events and keep the team coordinated and in the loop! Aside from serving as Chair of the Family Weekend Committee, Katherine also serves as Co-President of Emerson Mane Events, a programming organization that brings events to campus in order to bring the community closer together. Katherine has also been an employee of the Office of Student Life since her freshmen year and can’t think of a better work family.



Jamie, Class of 2015 – Business Manager

Jamie, Class of 2015Jamie, a Syracuse, NY native, is a junior Live Event Production major at Emerson College. In addition to serving as Business Manager for Family Weekend, she is also a member of Emerson Mane Events, the programming board on campus where she helps plan events and activities for all members of the Emerson community. When she is not planning and promoting events on campus, she is usually in rehearsals, stage-managing for one of Emerson’s five student theater groups. Her dream is to stage manage or tour manage concerts and/or award shows and feels Emerson is helping her come one step closer to her dreams everyday.



Karlan, Class of 2014 – Branding Coordinator

Karlan, Class of 2014Karlan is a senior Marketing Communication major from West Warwick, Rhode Island. Karlan is a returning member of the Family Weekend Committee, having served as the Assistant Welcome Center Coordinator in 2013. This year, he is reponsible for the look and feel of everything you see! When Karlan isn’t giving tours as a member of the Admissions Team, planning Family Weekend, serving as a member of Zeta Phi Eta (a professional co-ed fraternity), exploring Boston, or doing schoolwork, he’s probably either listening to the Spice Girls, or drinking as much coffee as his wallet will allow.



Mara, Class of 2014 – Welcome Center Coordinator

Mara, Class of 2014Mara is a Theatre Studies Acting/Directing major and Psychology minor, hailing from Chicago, IL. Currently, she is serving as the General Manager/Vice President of RareWorks Theatre Company and will be directing their upcoming production of Paula Vogel’s The Baltimore Waltz this fall. She is a Creative Producer in Training through ArtsEmerson and has been an active Orientation Leader, as well as Parent Orientation Leader, since Fall 2012. Mara is excited to be one of the smiling faces you first meet in the Welcome Center as you begin your Family Weekend experience. Always happy to help, she’s ready to assist in any way possible.



Caroline, Class of 2015 – Talent Showcase Coordinator

Caroline, Class of 2015Caroline is a junior at Emerson College majoring in BA Acting. She is involved on campus as an Orientation Leader during the fall and winter. Caroline is on the E-board of Zeta Phi Eta, a professional communications, co-ed fraternity on campus as well as being involved with Greek Council. When she is looking to relax, she loves to hang out with her acapella group, The Emerson Treble Makers, as singing is another passion of hers. She also works at the Campus Center as an Operations Assistant helping people book spaces to use for meetings and other school events.


Katie, Class of 2014 – President’s Breakfast Coordinator

Katie, Class of 2014Katie is a senior Marketing Communications major and Sociology minor from Mount Vernon, WA. She is a proud member of the honors program here at Emerson as well as being involved in a number of organizations and departments. Katie was one of 13 students to attend Alternative Spring Break in March 2013 where spent a week participating in a Border Immersion and service program in El Paso, TX. Katie works as a staff member of the Emerson College Campus Center, serves as co-President of Emerson’s Alliance for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone (EAGLE) and also lives and works in Piano Row as a Resident Assistant.



Devin, Class of 2014 – Assistant Breakfast Coordinator & Friday Night Coordinator

Devin, Class of 2014A native of New Orleans, Devin is now a senior BA Acting major with a focus in Musical Theater at Emerson College. This past summer he was on a national tour with The Hampstead Stage Company where he performed adapted plays of Nicholas Nickleby & The Secret Garden. This fall he will be playing the grandfather in Lizzie Bright and The Buckminster Boy. He has enjoyed his past three years at Emerson and looks forward to a productive and exciting senior year.

Family Weekend 2013 Presdent's Breakfast

See What Happens at Family Weekend

Immerse yourself in creativity at Family Weekend.

View photos from the 2012 and 2013 Family Weekends:
President's Society Reception »
Mini College Sessions »
Family Weekend Talent Showcase »
President's Breakfast »