Professional Staff

John Bailes

John Bailes

Buddhist Advisor

Harrison A. Blum

Harrison A. Blum

Director of Religious and Spiritual Life

Shannon Farrand-Bernardin

Shannon Farrand-Bernardin

Protestant Advisor

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Cindy J. Dumais-Holubowich

Cindy J. Dumais-Holubowich

Administrative Assistant

Affiliates

Anthony J. Spina

Anthony J. Spina

InterVarsity Affiliate

Student Staff

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Melanie Huq '25

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Climate Justice Organizer

Hi! My name is Melanie Huq, and I'm the Climate Justice Organizer for RSL!

I'm a freshman from California, and I'm considering a double major in physics and LJST. I'm a member of the Mock Trial team, and when I'm not studying you can usually find me writing or taking bad pictures of scenery. I'm excited to be working with RSL and the Amherst community, in order to use faith and spirituality to mobilize for and guide sustainability and environmental justice.

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Sike (Osasikemwen) Ogieva '25

Pronouns: She/ Her

Communications Organizer

Hello. I am Sike, the Communications Organizer for RSL.

I am a freshman from southern Nigeria and a prospective Computer Science major. I enjoy writing, eating honeydew melon, and reading high fantasy novels. I really love being part of facilitating this community on campus and learning about all the cool traditions and life philosophies people have.