BCO Staff

Sean T. Findlen

Chief Communications Officer
207-786-6330
communications@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Sean leads the college’s overarching communications strategy and outreach activities. Working with faculty, staff, and students to capture the richness of the Bates experience, he directs all efforts to tell the Bates story to diverse audiences around the world.

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H. Jay Burns

Editorial Director and Editor, Bates Magazine
207-786-6331
jburns@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects, and editor of BatesNews.

Tammy Roy Caron

Senior Visual Designer
207-786-6250
tcaron@bates.edu
145 Nichols Street

Tammy helps campus clients achieve their communications goals through visual designs that support the Bates brand.

Barry Costa

Senior Web Designer
207-786-8249
bcosta@bates.edu
145 Nichols Street

Barry helps create and maintain the visual presentation for the Bates brand and website.

Kent Fischer

Media Relations Director and Policy Adviser
207-786-8248
kfischer@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

In addition to helping plan and lead the college’s overall communications strategy, Kent works with reporters from the web, print, and TV to tell the Bates story.

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Doug Hubley

News Writer
207-786-6329
dhubley@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Doug writes and edits text for Bates publications, including the Campus Construction Updates. He also edits listings of public events taking place at the college and handles certain media relations duties, including publicity for arts events.

Phyllis Graber Jensen

Director of Photography and Video
207-786-6327
pjensen@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Phyllis produces photography and video for college news and major marketing pieces, including web-based multimedia. She has strategic oversight of story-telling video projects.

Grace Kendall

Assistant Director, Design Services
207-753-6908
gkendall@bates.edu
145 Nichols Street

Grace works with clients and the BCO team to facilitate a smooth process for the college’s many print and digital projects.

Joshua P. Kuckens

Photography and Video Fellow
207-753-6907
jkuckens@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Josh is the Bates Photography and Video Fellow, working to serve the visual needs of the Bates Communications Office.

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Jin Kwon

Visual Designer
207-755-5961
jkwon@bates.edu
145 Nichols Street

Jin strives to translate the college’s communication needs through impactful, clear and engaging design.

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Aaron D. Morse

Assistant Sports Information Director
207-755-5966
amorse@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Aaron Morse is the assistant sports information director, supporting all 31 Bates varsity sports through press releases, web updates, and video features. He is also host of the “Bates Bobcast,” a weekly recap of the week that was in Bates Athletics.

Nicholas E. O’Brien

Assistant Director, Digital Communications
207-786-6251
nobrien@bates.edu
145 Nichols Street

Nicholas uses digital mediums to help the college continuously meet its communication and marketing goals.

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Leanne M. Ouimet

Office Coordinator and Assistant to the Chief Communications Officer
207-786-6330
louimet@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Leanne ensures the smooth operation of the Bates Communications Office and supports projects both large and small. She also acts as the assistant to the chief communications officer.

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Jake Paris

Web Developer/ Designer
207-786-8229
jparis@bates.edu
Pettigrew Hall, Room 212 / 145 Nichols Street, Room 205

Jake develops web experiences and user interfaces for people across the Bates spectrum.

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Andy Walter

Sports Information Director
207-786-6411
twalter@bates.edu
141 Nichols Street

Andy oversees public information about Bates varsity athletics, including results, stats, team, and player notes, the athletics website, game programs, and recruiting publications.