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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., Massachusetts College of 
Liberal Arts

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

Office of Academic Affairs & Student Services

Ellen Gambino (2006), Provost and 
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

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

Office of Academic Affairs

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

Susan J. McGlynn (2009), Executive Assistant to
the Dean of Academic Affairs
M.A., Saint Peter’s University
B.A., Pace University
Recipient of 2019 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Maria Boada, (2018), Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
M.S., Case Western Reserve University
B.S., Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela

Susan Rogers (2018), Associate Dean of
Academic Affairs
Ph.D., M.S., University at Albany, SUNY
B.S., SUNY New Paltz

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

Roza Makhmudova (2016), Director of Secondary and
Post-Secondary Partnerships
M.A., Marist College
B.S., Tatar State University of 
Humanities and Education

Academic Services

Jennifer Wrage (2012), Director of
Academic Services and Testing
Ph.D., SUNY Albany
M.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.S., University of Florida
Recipient of 2019 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

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

Keith Tombrello, (2018) Coordinator
of Testing
B.A., SUNY Binghamton
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Admissions

Michael Roe (2011), Associate Dean 
of Enrollment Management
M.Ed., St. Lawrence University
B.A., State University of New York at Oswego
Recipient of 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for
Excellence in Professional Service

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

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

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

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

Grants

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

Information Technology

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

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

(Vacant), Director of Information Systems

Library

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

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

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

Jaclyn Savolainen (2016), 
Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., SUNY Buffalo
B.A., Yale University

Thomas Trinchera (1999), 
Assistant Librarian
M.L.S., B.A., SUNY Buffalo

Registrar

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

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

Danielle Williams-Bell (2018), Director 
of Scheduling
M.A., SUNY Stony Brook
B.A., SUNY Purchase College

(Vacant), Associate Registrar

Service Learning

Sara L. Alpert (2017), Community Based
Learning Coordinator
M.S., Buffalo University
B.S., Binghamton University

Student Advocacy & Accountability

Marcia Butland (2015), Assistant Dean of
Student Services
M.S., Central Connecticut State University
B.A., University at Albany, SUNY
A.A., Dutchess Community College

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

Tomasine Oliphant (2018), 
Student Resource Navigator
M.S.W., SUNY Stony Brook
B.S.H.S., SUNY Stony Brook

Teaching/Learning

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

Office of Student Services

Colleen Trogisch (2011), Dean of Student Services
M.A., Marist College
B.A., University of California, Irvine
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Heidi Thorn (2016), Executive Assistant, Dean of Student Services
A.S., Dutchess Community College

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 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for
Excellence in Professional Service

 

Accommodative Services

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
Recipient of 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

Academic, Career and Transfer Center

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

Rachel Mead (2009), Assistant Director 
of Advising Services
M.A., City University of New York
B.A., Marist College
A.A., Dutchess Community College

Jennifer Aponte-Paez (2018)
Academic Coach
M.A., The City College of New York
B.A., CUNY Hunter College

Marc Cardinale (2016), Academic Coach
M.S., Mount Saint Mary College
B.A., Mount Saint Mary College

Samaria Gray, (2019), Academic Coach
M.S.W., Fordham University
B.A., Marist College
A.S. Dutchess Community College

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

Janette McCoy-McKay (2019), Academic Coach
M.A., B.A., St. John’s University

Carl Norris (2017), Academic Coach
M.S., SUNY Cortland
B.S., SUNY Cortland

Center for College Access &
Educational Opportunities

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

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

Adjiwanou Gbagba (2018), CSTEP Coordinator
M.S., B.S., City College
A.S., Bronx Community College

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

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

Counseling

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

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

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

(Vacant), Counselor

Student Activities

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

Veterans Resources

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

Office of Administration

(Vacant), Vice President of Administration

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

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

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

Lisa Keto (2006), Associate for Capital Finance and Administration
B.S., Empire State College
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Business Office

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

Financial Services

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

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

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

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

Mark Schaefer, (2016), Assistant Director of Financial Aid
M.A., SUNY New Paltz
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Cheryl Verdile (2012), Bursar
B.S., University at Albany, SUNY

Human Resources

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

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

Safety & Security

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

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

Matthew Daddona (2019), 
Campus Investigator
B.S., Marist College

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

Eric Greenop (2019), 
Multimedia Content Producer
M.S., SUNY Binghamton
B.A., SUNY Oneonta

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

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

Office of Diversity, Equity 
and Inclusion

Wazir S. Jefferson (2018), 
Chief Diversity Officer
Ed.D., University of Utah
M.A.Ed., George Washington University
B.B.A., Temple University

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

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

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

Institutional Research, Planning, 
and Assessment

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

Suzanne Riela (2015), Associate 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