Kelli is an Associate Director at OPEN and a clinical social worker. She received her B.S. in Family Studies from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Social Work from Boston College. She completed her second year MSW internship at OPEN in 2013 and was hired as a full time staff member after graduation. She has experience working with adolescents and young adults, specifically related to substance use, sexual violence, domestic violence and mental health. Kelli strives to provide prevention and education on difficult topics in an engaging and approachable way.
Megan O’Hara is an Associate Director at the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern (OPEN) and a licensed independent clinical social worker. Megan has worked in health promotion and prevention efforts on college campuses since 2013. Previously, she worked as an outpatient therapist and high school social justice teacher. Megan earned her BA in Psychology and Master of Education from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Social Work from Boston College. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, painting, exploring bookstores, and playing volleyball.
Madi (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Director in the Office of Prevention and Education and a clinical social worker. She received her B.A. in Psychology from The Catholic University of America in 2018 and her Masters in Social Work from Boston College in 2020. Madi spent three years researching clinical interventions for suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and specifically studied suicide risk in college students. She has also worked with adults living with serious and persistent mental illness in a community-based setting, and she currently volunteers for the National Sexual Assault Hotline. She is passionate about engaging university students in conversations about consent, sexual violence, and mental health.
Kirsten (she/they) is an Assistant Director at the Office of Prevention and Education and a public health social worker. She earned a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in community assessment, program design, implementation, and evaluation as well as a Master of Social Work degree majoring in clinical social work with a specialization in trauma and violence from Boston University. They have previously worked as a stabilization case manager with older adults experiencing housing insecurity, as a policy fellow with the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, and as an administrator in a college academic advising office. Kirsten joined the OPEN team full-time in 2020 after completing her advanced year social work internship with OPEN. They are passionate about using the tools of public health and social work to facilitate conversations about substance use, sexual violence, and wellness with students.
Kyla Martin (she/her/hers) currently serves as the Confidential Resource Advisor for Northeastern.She is a graduate of Macalester College with a B.A. in Mathematics, earned a M.S. in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University, holds a graduate certificate in Restorative Practices from the International Institute for Restorative Practices, and is currently working on her Ph.D. in Leadership and Human Resource Development at Louisiana State University.Through assistantships, internships, as well as full and part time employment Kyla has worked at 15 different institutions of Higher Education in various functional areas. In previous positions, she has served both complaints and respondents of discrimination cases to support them through the investigation and adjudication process or to provide support and resources.
In her free time, she enjoys baking, playing golf, and spending time with her puppy.