Student Orientation and Family Programs Staff

Regina Marshall Regina Marshall
I joined the office of Student Orientation and Family Programs in 2009. Prior to coming to Stony Brook, I worked at Rutgers University in the areas of orientation and new student programs. I completed my B.S. in Human Services, Education, and Public Policy at the University of Delaware and my M.Ed. in College Student Affairs at Penn State. I love working with new students and Orientation Leaders and look forward to seeing you at orientation!
Annette Staebler Annette Staebler
Assistant Director for Operations
I have worked for New York State since 1989 and came to the University in February 1996. That is when I started here in the Academic Advising Center. I was the Staff Assistant for the Center. In June of 2001 I began working full time in the Orientation and Family Programs Office as the Office Manager. I also teach the First-Year Seminar, serve as a mentor in the Mentor Program, and am an advisor for the Golden Key International Honor Society.
mawii Mawii Ralte
Assistant Director for Special Populations
A proud Stony Brook alum, I attended SBU as an international undergraduate student and earned my BA in Psychology with a minor in International Studies and continued at SBU to obtain my MA in Public Policy. I am originally from Mizoram, India, and believe I bring a unique perspective as I have lived and studied in Shanghai, China; Nairobi, Kenya; New Delhi, India; and Virginia, USA. I have had the pleasure of working with the Student Orientation & Family Programs Office in various capacities since 2007, and I am truly excited to join the office in this role. I look forward to welcoming you along with your family and guests at orientation!

Brian Hopkins
Assistant Director for Student Development
I joined the Office of Student Orientation and Family Programs in 2014. Prior to starting at Stony Brook University, I worked at Syracuse University and Clemson University in Residence Life. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Walsh University and a Master of Education degree in Counselor Education (Student Affairs) from Clemson University. I am originally from the Cleveland, Ohio area, but have been living in New York State since 2009. I love welcoming new students and families to campus every year and look forward to seeing you at Orientation!


Alex Barkley
Graduate Assistant
I joined the Office of Student Orientation and Family Programs in 2014. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hofstra University and am currently working on my Masters in Higher Education Administration here at Stony Brook University. I’m originally from Saratoga Springs, New York, but have been living in Long Island for the past four years. I’m very excited to work with the Orientation Leaders and I look forward to welcoming all of you to Stony Brook at Orientation!