About Us

Sara Gallegos


Sara is excited to be part of the FRAMily! Overseeing the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development, Sara works with the wonderful staff and students that make getting involved at Framingham a memorable experience for any FSU student. Sara earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from New Mexico State University, a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration & Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina, and a Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. When not at SILD, she spends her free time with her husband Tom, daughter Ana, their dog Norman, and cat Elphie.

Jordan Peterson

Assistant Director

Jordan is new to FSU and excited to get to know students through her work in the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development. She advises Student Union Activities Board (SUAB), Alternative Spring Break (ASB), Special Olympics, and Relay for Life. She also works with student clubs in their administrative functions. Jordan earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at the College of William & Mary and her Master of Education in Student Affairs at Clemson University. She loves to bake, exercise, watch TV, listen to podcasts, and hang out with her Airedale Terriers, Rory and Milly.

Jill Hayward

Administrative Assistant

Jill has worked at FSU for almost 12 years, working the entire time in the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development. She oversees the McCarthy Center Game Room, the SILD office assistants and intern staff, financial transactions for clubs, as well as the day-to-day oversight of the office. Jill also provides support for all professional SILD Staff. When a student visits the office for the first time, she is usually the go-to person, knowledgeable in current activities sponsored by the office and throughout campus. Jill graduated from Mass Bay Community College, has two daughters, and lives nearby in Marlborough, MA with her husband, and her golden retriever, Phoebe.

Kathleen Brosnihan

Operations Coordinator


Brendan Fraser

SGA & Club Coordinator

Brendan will be working closely with the Student Government Association, new clubs on campus, reactivation of clubs, and overnight travel requests. Brendan is an alum of Framingham State University, having graduated with an English Bachelor’s Degree back in 2016. Before FSU, Brendan graduated from MassBay Community College and transferred here as a commuter student. After graduating from FSU, he pursued his Master’s degree in Education, Higher Education and Student Affairs. He comes to the SILD Office with a background in Academic Advising which he believes will help in his role connecting and working with students. In his spare time he loves to hang out with friends, go to the movies, and listen to 80’s and 90’s music.