Admissions Counseling Staff

Meet Your Admissions Counselor

Our Admissions Counseling staff members are here to talk about your interests and answer any questions you might have about Champlain College and the admission process. It's also just nice to have a friendly contact on campus! So please feel free to give us a call or drop us an email. You'll find the counselor for your geographic region below.

For immediate inquiries, please email the Office of Admissions and we'll be sure to get back to you with a response.

Chris Perlongo - Director of Admissions

Christopher Perlongo

Director of Admissions
MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs
MS in Education – Secondary and Middle
Call or Text: 802.267.3270
Email: cperlongo@champlain.edu

Hometown: New York, NY
Favorite local eatery: Misery Loves Co.
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Running along the bike paths in Burlington

Territories: Colorado, Georgia, New York (zip codes: 105-109), North Carolina, South Carolina, and International Students


Julia Caminiti - Associate Director of Admissions

Julia Caminiti

Associate Director of Admissions
BFA in Graphic Design
Call or Text: 802.891.4182
Email: caminiti@champlain.edu

Hometown: Hamilton, MA
Favorite local eatery: Pizzeria Verità
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Bikram yoga on a frigid day in February

Territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts (zip codes: 018-024), Mississippi, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Transfer Students


Dominique Cornacchia - Admissions CounselorDominique Cornacchia '18

Admissions Counselor
BS in Broadcast Media Production
Call: 802.383.6642
Email: dcornacchia@champlain.edu

Hometown: Essex, VT
Favorite local eatery: ¡Duino! (Duende)
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Hiking Mount Mansfield's trails in the fall and skiing at Sugarbush resort in the winter!

Territories: D.C. Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Vermont (zip codes: 051-053, 057)


Jovan Ellis - Assistant Director of Admissions

Jovan Ellis '13

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
MFA in Emergent Media
MS in Executive Leadership 
Call or Text: 802.465.4638
Email: jellis@champlain.edu

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Favorite local eatery: Sneakers Bistro and Cafe
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Going to the theatre and eating at local restaurants

Population: Emergent Media Students (MS/MFA)


Hannah Kingsley - Admissions CounselorHannah Kingsley

Admissions Counselor
BA in English and Global Studies
Call: 802.383.6646
Email: hkingsley@champlain.edu

Hometown: Gouverneur, NY
Favorite local eatery: The Skinny Pancake
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Visiting the Flynn Theater and exploring new restaurants

Territories: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts (zip codes: 010-013), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York (zip codes: 120-149), Ohio, and Wisconsin 


Howie LeBlanco - Assistant Director of AdmissionsHowie LeBlanco '10

Associate Director of Admissions
BS in Multimedia and Graphic Design
Call or Text: 802.671.5596
Email: leblanco@champlain.edu

Hometown: Burlington, VT
Favorite local eatery: Revolution Kitchen
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Being an active participant in Burlington's vibrant culture and attending various food, music, and charitable events

Territories: NJ (zip codes: 070-079, 088-089), NY (zip codes: 100-104), and VT (zip codes: 050, 054, 056, 058, 059)


Leah Miller - Assistant DirectorLeah Miller

Assistant Director of Admissions
MA in International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations
Call: 802.383.6635
Email: lnmiller@champlain.edu

Hometown: Thomaston, CT
Favorite local eatery: Ben & Jerry's
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Coach at Stowe Running Camp!

Territories: Connecticut, Massachusetts (zip codes: 014-017, 025-027), Rhode Island, Texas, and Utah


Nadia Mitchell - Associate Director of Admissions

Nadia Mitchell

Associate Director of Admissions
MA in Kinesiology, Sport Management
Call or Text: 802.671.5593
Email: nmitchell@champlain.edu

Hometown: Burlington, VT
Favorite local eatery: Sweetwaters
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Attending local sporting events and seeing shows at the Flynn

Territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey (zip codes: 080-087), New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming



Admissions Operations Staff

Ginger Pressey - Manager of Enrollment Operations

Ginger Pressey

Manager of Enrollment Operations
BA in Liberal Arts
Call: 802.383.6288
Email: gpressey@champlain.edu

Hometown: Bangor, ME
Favorite local eatery: El Cortijo
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Hiking


Almir Salkic - Prospect Coordinator

Almir Salkic

Prospect Coordinator
Call: 802.383.6640
Email: asalkic@champlain.edu

Hometown: Bosanska Krupa, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Favorite local eatery: Koto Japanese Steakhouse
Favorite thing to do in Vermont: Sailing


Grace Curley - Prospect Coordinator

Grace Curley

Sr. Operations & Enrollment Coordinator
Call: 802.383.6626
Email: gcurley@champlain.edu