College Leadership

Cabinet and President's Office Staff

The President’s Cabinet is comprised of the President, Vice Presidents of each division, and other college leaders appointed by the President. The Cabinet advances the mission of the College by assisting in the daily administration and operation of the College. The Cabinet meets bi-weekly. 
Dr. Chris Reber

Dr. Chris Reber

President

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Nicole Bouknight Johnson, Vice President for Advancement and Communications

Nicole Bouknight Johnson

Vice President for Advancement and Communications

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Janet Chavez

Janet Chavez

Executive Administrative Assistant

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Nicholas Chiaravalloti, Vice President for External Affairs and Special Counsel to the President

Dr. Nicholas Chiaravalloti

Vice President for External Affairs and Senior Counsel to the President

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Patricia Clay, Associate Vice President for Information Technology / CIO

Patricia Clay

Associate Vice President for Information Technology / CIO

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Lisa Dougherty, Vice President for Student Affairs and  Enrollment

Dr. Lisa Dougherty

Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment

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Darryl Jones, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Darryl Jones

Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Anna Krupitskiy, Vice President for Human Resources

Anna Krupitskiy

Vice President for Human Resources

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Lori Margolin, Associate Vice President for Continuing Education Education and Workforce Development

Lori Margolin

Associate Vice President for Continuing Education Education and Workforce Development

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Yeurys Pujols, Executive Vice President for North Hudson Campus

Yeurys Pujols

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Alexa Riano

Alexa Riano

Senior Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees

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Madeline Rivera

Madeline Rivera

Executive Administrative Assistant

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John Scanlon

John Scanlon

Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning

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Veronica Zeichner, Vice President for Business and Finance/ CFO

Veronica Zeichner

Vice President for Business and Finance/Chief Financial Officer

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The President’s Executive Council (PEC) was formed in August 2018 and is comprised of Cabinet members, deans, academic and administrative leaders, and the Chair of the All College Council. The goal of the PEC is to broaden the engagement of college constituents around a collective and shared vision and to further strengthen college communication and the governance processes. The PEC meets monthly.

  • Ilya Ashmyan - Executive Director of Engineering and Operations
  • Pamela Bandyopadhyay - Associate Dean of Division of Academic Development and Support Services
  • Nicole Bouknight Johnson - Vice President for Advancement and Communications
  • Joseph Caniglia - Executive Director of North Hudson Campus
  • Janet Chavez - Executive Administrative Assistant to the President (Recording Secretary)
  • Nicholas Chiaravalloti - Vice President for External Affairs and Senior Counsel to the President
  • Jennifer Christopher - Director of Communications
  • David Clark - Dean of Student Affairs
  • Patricia Clay - Associate Vice President for Information Technology / CIO  
  • Christopher Conzen - Executive Director of Secaucus Center and Early College Programs
  • Peter Cronrath - Chair of All College Council
  • Heather DeVries - Dean of Academic Affairs and Assessment
  • Lisa Dougherty - Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment
  • Matthew Fessler - Dean of Enrollment Services
  • John Hernandez - Dean of College Libraries
  • Darryl Jones - Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Ara Karakashian - Dean of Business, Culinary Arts, and Hospitality Management
  • Anna Krupitskiy - Vice President for Human Resources
  • Matthew LaBrake - Executive Director of Center for Online Learning
  • Raffi Manjikian - Co-chair of President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Lori Margolin - Associate Vice President for Continuing Education and Workforce Development
  • Sylvia Mendoza - Dean of Financial Aid
  • Yeurys Pujols - Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • John Quigley - Executive Director of Public Safety and Security
  • Chris Reber - President
  • Alexa Riano - Senior Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees
  • John Scanlon - Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning
  • Gretchen Schulthes - Director of Advisement
  • Catherine Sirangelo - Dean of Nursing and Health Science
  • Bernadette So - Dean of Student Success
  • Natalia Vazquez-Bodkin - Co-chair of President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Alison Wakefield - Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Burl Yearwood - Dean of STEM
  • Veronica Zeichner - Vice President for Business and Finance / CFO

The All College Council's objective or purpose is to provide an open platform for meaningful participation of the College Community in the governance of the College. All members of the College Community are encouraged to participate. Click here for All College Council.

  • Peter Cronrath, Chair
  • Sharon Daughtry, Vice Chair
  • Karen Galli, Secretary

Professional Association

The Professional Association represents full-time faculty including instructors, assistant professors, associate professors and professors. 

  • Michael Ferlise, President
  • Lauren Drew, Vice President
  • Claudia Delgado, Treasurer
  • Sirhan Abdullah, Corresponding Secretary
  • Gilda Reyes, Recording Secretary

Academic Administrative Association 

The Academic Administrative Association represents full-time employees with selected positions requiring a Bachelor’s degree or higher. 

  • Christine Petersen, President
  • Christopher Conzen, Vice President
  • Secretary, Vacant
  • Jose Lowe, Treasurer
  • Angela Tuzzo, Treasurer

Support Staff Federation

The Support Staff Federation represents full-time support staff in selected titles.  

  • Dorothea Graham-King, President
  • Patrick DelPiano, Vice President
  • Daisy Baiza, Treasurer
  • Hope Guirantes, Recording Secretary

Adjunct Faculty Federation

The Adjunct Faculty Federation represents adjunct teaching faculty members who have accepted teaching assignments for credit courses at the College in the current academic year and who also taught at the College at least one credit course either during the current or previous academic year. 

  • Nancy Lasek, Chair
  • Qamar Raza, Vice President
  • Raffi Manjikian, Secretary