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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., Mass College of Liberal Arts

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

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

Office of Academic Affairs

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

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

Maria Boada (2018), Associate Dean of
Academic Affairs
Ed.D., Manhattanville College
M.S., Case Western Reserve University

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roza Makhmudova (2016),
Coordinator of Transfer Services
M.A., Marist College
B.S., Tatar State University of Humanities
and Education

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

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

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

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

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., SUNY Buffalo

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

(Vacant) Coordinator of Academic Services
and Testing

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

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

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

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),
Executive Assistant to the Vice President 
of Administration

Klaus Gessler (2005), Associate Dean of
Administration for Information Technology
M.A., B.A., City College 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), Associate for 
Capital Finance and Administration
B.S., Empire State College
A.S., Dutchess Community College

Alan Mossoff (2018) Associate Director 
for Financial Services
M.S., Boston College
M.B.A., Boston University
B.A., Case Western Reserve University

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

Donna Rocap (2005), Associate Vice President
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 Student Services and 
Enrollment Management

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

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

Melissa Carlo (2016), Director, TRiO
Student Support Services
M.P.S., SUNY New Paltz
B.A., Marist College

(Vacant) Counselor, Counseling Services

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

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

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

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

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

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), 
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

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

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

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

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 Chancellor’s Award
for Excellence in Professional Service

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

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

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

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

Robert Zasso (2000), 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 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

Alexander Wagner (2018), Multimedia
Content Producer
B.S., Boston 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), 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