College Personnel

ADMINISTRATORS

Office of the President

Pamela R. Edington (2014), President
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A., University of Notre Dame
B.A., College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University

AnneMarie Andrews (2005), Executive
Assistant to the President
B.A., Mass College of Liberal Arts

Linda M. Beasimer (1994), Executive
Assistant to the Board of Trustees and the President

Office of Academic Affairs
and Student Services

Ellen Gambino (2006), Vice President
of Academic Affairs and Student Services
Ed.D., Saint John Fisher College
M.S., Pace University
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
A.A., Dutchess Community College
Recipient of 2013 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Melvin Adams (2016), Dean of Students
Ed.D., Northeastern University
M.A., Ball State University
B.S.E., Arkansas State University
A.A., Mid-South Community College

Mark Balaban (2011), Director of Counseling
Ph.D., M.A., George Mason University
B.A., Rutgers University

William V. Benedetto (1990),
Associate Registrar
M.A., University of Akron
B.A., Kent State University

Linda Bertolozzi (2014), Coordinator of
Disability Services
M.A., Marist College
B.A., State of New York College at Cortland
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Eileen Black (2015), Admissions Coordinator of Housing
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Lauren Bunnell (2009), Assistant Director of Advising Services
M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton
B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh
A.A., Broome Community College

Marcia Butland (2015), Director
of Student Conduct and Community Standards 
M.S., Central Connecticut State  University
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Cathy Carl (2010), Director of the Library
M.L.S., University at Albany, SUNY
B.A., M.P.A., Marist College
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College

Melissa Carlo (2016), Director, TRIO
Student Support Services
M.P.H. New York University
B.A. Marymount College

Stephen Casa (2017), Coordinator of
Secondary School Partnerships
M.S., New York Institute of Technology
B.S., St. John University

Bernadette F. Cekuta (2011),
Coordinator of Emergency Services Program
B.S., Marist College
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College

Warren Cornell, CSTEP Project Assistant
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Rachel Craparo (2000), Assistant Director
of Financial Aid
M.P.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.A., Marist College

Stewart Dawes (2005), Veterans Resources Coordinator
M.S., Alfred University
B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Timothy Decker (1981), Director of
Programs and Activities, DCC South
M.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.A., Marist College
Recipient of 2005 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Michelle Diano (2008), Admissions
Counselor
M.A., B.A., Marist College

Doris Diaz-Kelly (2001), Assistant Dean
of Students and Director, Educational
Opportunity Program
M.S., B.A., State University of New York
at Binghamton

Kelly Fox (2017), Assistant Registrar
B.S., Marist College
A. A., SUNY Orange

Michelle Hamel (2016), Academic Coach
M.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.S., SUNY New Paltz
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Carol Helion (2015), Assistant to the
Vice President of Academic Affairs
and Student Services
A.A., Dutchess Community College
Recipient of 2015 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Classified Service

Bonnie Gallagher (2017), Associate Librarian
M.S., Long Island University Post
B.A., Long Island University Post

Ted Goehring (2007), Counselor,
Counseling Services
M.A., Capella University
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
A.S., Columbia-Greene Community College

Anne Gorrick (2014), Assistant Director of Financial Aid
B.A., SUNY New Paltz

Adrianna Mayson Greco (2016),
Director of Residence Life and Assistant
Director of Student Conduct
M.S., Ed., Purdue University
B.S., Truman State University

Matthew Hanlon (2003), Assistant
Director of Student Activities
M.A., Marist College
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY

Kristel Kemmerer (2015), Associate Dean of
Academic Affairs
Ed.D., Lehigh University
B.M., M.M., Ithaca College

Tina Kiernan (2007), Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., C.W. Post University
B.S., M.B.A., Hofstra University

Katherine Leonard (2016), Counselor
Education Opportunity Program
M.S., B.S., SUNY New Paltz

Tammy MacBrien (2012), Employment and
Career Services Coordinator
M.A., Western Connecticut State
University
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College

Roza Makhmudova (2016),
Coordinator, Transfer Services
M.A., Saint Peter’s University

Susan J. McGlynn (2009), Assistant
to the Dean of Academic Affairs
M.A., Saint Peter’s University
B.A., Pace University

Rachel Mead (2014),
Coordinator, Starfish
M.A., City University of New York
B.A., Marist College
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Susan L. Mead (1981), Director of
Financial Aid
M.P.A., B.S., Marist College
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College
Recipient of 2016 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Chrisie Mitchell (2007), Associate
Director of the Dr. Mary Louise
Van Winkle Teaching Learning Center
M.S., University of Albany, SUNY
B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo
Recipient of 2015 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Holly Molella (1984), Dean of
Academic Affairs
Ed.D., Boston University
M.S., Russell Sage College
B.S., M.A., Kent State University
Recipient of 2004 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Teaching

Marta Newkirk (2000), Assistant
Dean of Student Services
M.A., Marist College
M.P.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.A., Mount Saint Mary College
Recipient of 2012 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Steven Posada (2017), Diversity
Admissions Counselor
M.S., SUNY Stony Brook
B.A., SUNY New Paltz

Virginia Poznack (2012), Director 
of Scheduling
B.S., Marist College
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Angela Rios (2016),
Director of Advising Services
M.S., Central Connecticut State University
B.A., Hartford University

Michael Roe (2011), Associate Dean
of Student Services and Enrollment Management
M.Ed., St. Lawrence University
B.A., State University of New York at Oswego

Angela Romano (2015), Registrar
M.S., B.S., Mercy College
A. A., SUNY Orange

Jesse Saland (2012), Counselor
Counseling Services
M.S.W., Fordham University
B.A., Skidmore College

Jaclyn Savolainen (2016),
Assistant Librarian
M.S., Central Connecticut State
B.A., Yale University

Martin Schneider (2016),
Director of Grants
J.D., George Washington
University National Law Center
B.A., Boston College

Lori Scolaro (2009),
Assistant Director of Academic
Services and Testing
M.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.B.A., Pace University

Thomas Trinchera (1999),
Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo

Colleen Trogisch (2011),
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
M.A., Marist College
B.A., University of California, Irvine
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Debra Waller-Frederick (2017), Director of Student Life
M.A., Mount Saint Mary College
B.A., Marist College

Sally Weglinski (2000), Assistant
Director of Academic Services and Testing
M.S., B.S., Cornell University
A.S., Dutchess Community College
Recipient of 2014 Chancellor’s Award for
Excellence in Professional Service

Cynthia Worrad (2012),
Coordinator of CSTEP
B.S., M.S., SUNY New Paltz
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College

Jennifer Wrage (2012), Director of
Academic Services and Testing
Ph.D., Albany University
M.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.S., University of Florida

Robert Zasso (2000), Associate Director of Financial Aid
M.A., Western Connecticut State University
B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

Alyssa Zinzi (2016), TRIO Student Success Coach
M.S.W., Adelphi University School
B.S.W., Florida Gulf Coast University
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Office of Administration

(Vacant), Vice President

Bridgette Anderson (2002), Associate
Dean of Administration for Physical Plant
M.S., B.S., New York Institute of Technology
Recipient of 2011 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Esther Couret (2012), Director of
Human Resources Management
M.B.A., B.B.A., Baruch College
City University of New York

Edward P. Cox (2012), Director of
Campus Security and Public Safety
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College

Cristina Crawford (2015),
Assistant to the Vice President and Dean
of Administration

Klaus Gessler (2005), Associate Dean of
Administration for Information Technology
M.A., B.A., City College City University of New York

Patrick Griffin (1984), Director of Information Systems
M.S., B.S., Union College
A.A.S., Dutchess Community College
Recipient of 2016 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Erick Hawlk (2015), Assistant Director
of Campus Safety and Security
M.A., American Military University
B.S., SUNY Empire State College

Howard Ignal (2015), Assistant
Director of Information Security and
Systems Architecture
B.S., A.A.S., Pace University

Lisa Keto (2006), Assistant to the
Vice President and Dean of Administration
B.S., Empire State College
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Debra Ramsay (2014), Assistant Dean
of Administration for Financial Services
B.A., Pace University
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Donna Rocap (2005), Associate Dean
of Administration
M.B.A., B.S., SUNY New Paltz
A.S., Ulster Community College

Coreen Sims (2012), Assistant
Director of Human Resources Management
M.S.L., Walden University
B.A., Marist College

Michael Soltish (2016), Director of
Applications Development
B.S., Mount Saint Mary College

Rosa Vargas (2017), Coordinator of
Human Resources Management
M.S.I.L.R, Baruch College
City University of New York
B.A., Lehman College City University of New York

Office of Community Services and
Special Programs


Virginia Stoeffel (2007), Dean of
Community Services and Special Programs
M.A., New York University
B.A., College of New Rochelle

Troy Adams (2014), Assistant Dean of
Community Services
M.S., The College of New Rochelle
B.A., The College of New Rochelle,
School of New Resources
A. A., Mercy College

Tim Vermillion (2013),
Assistant Dean of Community Services
M.S., Long Island University
B.F.A., College School of Visual Arts
of New York

Office of Communications and
Public Relations

Judi Stokes (2010), Director of
Communications and Public Relations
B.S., Syracuse University
A.A., Nassau Community College

Laurie Boris (2012),
New Media Specialist
B.A., Syracuse University

Jason Miller (2007),
College Writer
B.A., Marist College

Jaclyn Murray (2015),
Print and Multimedia Designer
B.S., Ithaca College


DCC Foundation

Diana Pollard (2005), Executive
Director of the Dutchess Community
College Foundation
M.B.A./M.K.T., B.S., University of Phoenix
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Burnelle Roser (2015), Assistant Director
of the DCC Foundation
M.B.A., B.S, SUNY New Paltz
A.S., SUNY Ulster

Victoria Halfpenny (2017), Development Coordinator
M.A., Rutgers University
B.A., Minnesota University

Institutional Research, Planning,
and Assessment

Scott Schnackenberg (2017), Director of
Institutional Research, Planning, and
Assessment
B.S., B.S, Clarkson University

Suzanne Riela (2015), Assistant Director
of Institutional Research, Planning and
Assessment
Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook
M.A., New York University
B.A., Baruch College City University of
New York