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Meet Our Staff

Meet the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement staff.

Meredith Hein, M.A.

Meredith Hein, M.A.

Director

T. 407.691.1021

Meredith Hein serves as the Director for the Center of Leadership and Community Engagement at Rollins College. She completed her master's degree in education leadership: student personnel administration at the University of Central Florida in May of 2007. Meredith feels that working in higher education allows her to continually learn from those around her, as well as to teach. Meredith loves to learn and laugh, and as a member of the Rollins community, she gets the opportunity to do that on a daily basis. 

Motivating, teaching, and giving back to others is what inspires Meredith to be only a small part of such an amazingly engaged community. Within the Center at Rollins College, her work has focused in the areas of integrated teaching, campus-wide involvement initiatives, student-led programming, community engagement partnerships, educational leadership, service-learning, and social justice work. Her philosophy is centered on student learning through engagement opportunities linking their curricular and co-curricular experiences. Her personal mission is to foster learning grounded in authenticity and integrity while also inspiring change and empowering our campus community in creative and diverse ways.  

Additionally, in her free time, Meredith loves spending time with friends and family. She also really enjoys being a foodie, watching movies and TV, playing with puppies, rooting on the Yankees and catching up on sleep!

Bailey Clark, M.A.

Bailey Clark, M.A.

Associate Director

T: 407.691.1232

Bailey completed her MA in Political Science at the University of Central Florida in May of 2016 and her BA in International Relations at Rollins College in 2011. Bailey’s background is in non-profit program management and she is passionate about providing students with the tools and knowledge they need to make a positive difference in the world. Prior to working at Rollins, Bailey was the Education Manager at the Holocaust Center in Maitland, Florida. She also served as a Notre Dame AmeriCorps member at the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka, Florida.

Within the Center at Rollins College, Bailey directors the Bonner Leaders Program. The Rollins College Bonner Leaders Program provides scholarships to students who are passionate about working directly with local non-profit organizations throughout the academic year. Bailey also oversees civic learning and democratic engagement on campus by directing the Democracy Project and supporting Community Engagement designated courses.

In her free time, Bailey enjoys spending time with her family and pets, playing golf, cooking, and trying new local restaurants. Bailey is an avid sports fan and loves to be outdoors. She is also a proud Florida native who frequents the beach.

Victoria Teske

Victoria Teske

Assistant Director

T. 407.691.1044

Victoria serves as our Assistant Director for the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement at Rollins College. She received her B.A. in Recreational Therapy at Florida International University and then went on to complete her Masters in Higher Education Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). At UTSA she held a two-year graduate assistant ship within their Leadership and Volunteer Services office where she focused on organizing volunteer events and leadership conferences.
Within the Center at Rollins College, Victoria oversees the Immersion and Alternative Break Program, we well as the group of students who are involved with JUMP (Join Us in Making Progress). Immersions are center around weekend or week long experiences where the Rollins community dives into learning more about a certain social impact area through education, direct service, and reflection. She also supports our Service Coordinators who focus on creating on and off campus community engagements, such as our 5 Minute Difference Projects and Saturdays of Service.
Diana Ngai

Diana Ngai

Community & Office Coordinator

T. 407.691.1250

Diana is a great first point of contact for the department and is always willing to help find an answer or track down another team member. Contact Diana regarding the JUMP buses, reimbursements, community partner meetings, and general questions about the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement at Rollins.

Jazlynn Breton

Jazlynn Breton

Graduate Assistant

T. 407.691.1200

Jazlynn serves as Graduate Assistant in the CLCE and assists with democratic engagement, and leadership initiatives. 
Elijah Vives

Elijah Vives

Graduate Assistant

T. 407.691.1200

Elijah serves as Graduate Assistant in the CLCE and assists with immersive experiences, and leadership initiatives.
Sofia Francisco

Sofia Francisco

Public Ally

407-691-1200

Sofia serves as the Public Ally in CLCE and helps to create and strengthen our work with non-profit partners.