Administrative Staff

Office of Institutional Advancement

Megan Conley, Institutional Advancement Administrative Associate, B.A. Daemen College.

Jillian Covert, Strategic Information Manager; B.A., The College at Brockport; M.S., Daemen College.

Kathryn Graf, Director of Alumni Relations; B.F.A., Daemen College; M.S., Canisius College.

Pamela Gorman, Graphic Designer.

Justin M. Johnston, Director of Annual Giving; B.A., Daemen College; M.S., Canisius College.

Michael A. Morgan, Director of Publications; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Brenda Rosen, Secretary for Conference/Events.

Patricia Smith, Director of Leadership Giving; B.S., The College at Brockport.

Joyce Strobel, Graphic Designer.

Margene W. Weiss, Director of Conferences & Events; B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Ohio State University.

Paula Witherell, Director of Institutional Communication; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo. 

Thomas P. Wojciechowski, Director of Web Communications; B.F.A., University at Buffalo; M.S., Daemen College.

Elise Wright, Graphic Designer; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.S., Daemen College.

Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management

Frank Williams, Dean of Admissions;  B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

Kelly Monkelbaan,  Director of Enrollment Research; A.A.S., Villa Maria College; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

Julie Harpst, Assistant Director of Enrollment Research.

Casey Button, Assistant Director of Admissions; B.A., SUNY College at Oswego; M.S., University at Buffalo.

Nicole DeStefano-Stone,  Director of International Enrollment; B.A., Mansfield University; M.S., Daemen College.

Luiz Pereira, Director of Institutional Partnerships & Recruitment; B.E., Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; M.B.A., Brigham Young University.

Joseph J. Pagano, Jr., Director of  Transfer and Graduate Admissions; B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Kevin W. Fricano, Transfer/Veteran's Admissions Counselor; B.A., SUNY Colllege at Buffalo; M.L.S., University at Buffalo.

Luke Ramey, Associate Director of Admissions; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

Colleen Lanigan, Admissions Counselor; B.S., Mercyhurst College; M.S.W. University at Buffalo.

David Johnson, Admissions Counselor; B.A., Daemen College.

Caroline Falcone, Admissions Counselor; B.A., M.S., Alfred University.

Frank Castiglia, Admissions Counselor; B.S., Hilbert College; M.A., St. Bonaventure University.

Linda A. Koller, Director of Marketing; B.A., Florida State University.

Megan Mahoney, Marketing Assistant; B.A., University of Buffalo.

Isaac Williams, Web Marketing Manager; B.A., M.S., University of Phoenix; M.F.A., Full Sail University.

Yolanda Morris, Associate Director of Events and Marketing; B.A., Russell Sage College; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Office of the President

Sherrie Gustas, Executive Director, Office of the President and Board of Trustees; B.S., Medaille College; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Robert E. Mills, Special Assistant to the President; B.A., University of Maryland-College Park; M.A., George Washington University; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center.

Bridget Niland, Director of Athletics; B.A., Ed.M., J.D., University at Buffalo. 

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ann E. Robinson, Executive Director of Global Programs; B.A., New York University; Ed.M., Teachers College, Columbia University.

 

Roberta Freedenberg, Education Placement Coordinator; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.S., Adelphia University.

Patricia L. Beaman, Director of Institutional Research; B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Kathleen C. Boone, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (Associate Dean of the College and Dean of Graduate Studies); B.A., Houghton College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

Doris Murphy, CPCU, Executive Director, Office of Academic Affairs; A.A.S., Bryant & Stratton; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

Blake Thurman, Executive Director, Retention Activities; B.A., Beloit College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Sabrina Fennell, Director of Academic Advisement; B.S.,SUNY College at Fredonia; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo. 

Adriane Williams, Sr. Academic Advisor; B.A., Daemen College; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

 

Danielle Woodman Kehoe, Executive Director, Office of Academic Grants and Sponsored Program Services; B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.S., Daemen College.

Mimi Steadman, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness; B.S., Cornell University; M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ed.D., University of California at Berkeley.

Michael R. Berta, Director of the Experimental Classroom; B.A., Canisius College; M.A., Ed.D., University of Phoenix.

Karen Moronski-Chapman, Data Analyst; B.A., Daemen College; M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

Irene Holohan-Moyer, Registrar; B.A., M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

Rimma Nisnevich, Sr. Data Specialist;  Diploma (B.S./M.S.), College of Energy, Belarusian Polytechnic Institute.

 

Kim Kerrigan, Registration Advisor; B.S., New Mexico State University.

Tiffany Brignone, Associate Registrar; B.S., Daemen College; M.B.A., Medaille College.

Aaron Barraclough, ICEA Administrator; B.S., Daemen College.

Joseph LaPorta, Technical Support Supervisor; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Brian Caraway, Assistant Director/ Network Administrator; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Thomas J. Driscoll, Technical Support Administrator; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Anne Marie Taggart, Technical Solutions Developer; B.S., Medaille College; M.S., Daemen College.

Christopher Pack, Associate Sr. Systems Administrator; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

John Zaepfel, Software Systems Developer; B.A., University at Buffalo.

Kelly Duran, Executive Director of Academic Computing Services; B.S., Canisius College.

Beverly Weeks, Director of Arthur O. Eve H.E.O.P.; B.S., M.S.Ed., St. Bonaventure University.

Malcolm Hicks, Assistant Director of Arthur O. Eve H.E.O.P.; B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Carol McPhillips, Director, Learning Center; B.S., Daemen College; M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

Jennifer Runco, Coordinator of Disability Services; B.A., M.Ed., University of  Maine.

Lindsay Masters, Writing Coach; B.S., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.S., Canisius College.

Maureen Millane, Director of Career Services; B.S., Cornell University; M.B.A, Canisius College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

Lamark Shaw, Assistant Director of Career Services; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.A., Medaille College.

Regina Rexford, Career Counselor; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

Francis J. Carey, Director RIC & Library Services; B.A., Niagara University; M.L.S., University at Buffalo.

Randolph Chojecki, Technical Services Librarian; B.A., Cornell University; M.L.S., University at Buffalo.

Andrea Sullivan, Head of Reference & Instruction; B.A., Daemen College; M.L.S., University at Buffalo.

Kara McGuire, Assistant Director, RIC & Library Services, Circulation/Interlibrary Loan Librarian; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.L.S., University at Buffalo.

Rebecca Bley, Reference and Instruction Librarian; B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.L.S. University at Buffalo.

James J. Bachraty, Director of Classroom Technology Support.

Cheryl Littlejohn, Online Learning Coordinator; B.S., Daemen College.

Cheryl Bird, Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement; B.A., SUNY College at Oswego; M.S., Daemen College.

Sharon Benz, Director, Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement; B.A., LeMoyne College; M.Ed., University at Buffalo; Ed.D., D'Youville College.

Lisa Waterrose, Director, Thomas J. Reynolds Center for Special Education & After-School Programs; B.S., Medaille College; M.S., Daemen College.

Cathaleen Curtis, Director of Experimental & Creative Learning; B.A., Central Michigan University.

Catherine Zawodzinski, Data Manager, Education Department.

Kenneth J. Krug, Physical Therapist, DC Wound Clinic; B.S., University at Buffalo; D.P.T., Daemen College.

Robin Gordon, Clinical Coordinator, PA Program; B.S., The King’s College.

Marcy Moore, Director of PA Graduate Services; A.A.S., Cushing Junior College.

Phyllis Shroot, Coordinator, Alternative Certification Program in Special Education in Partnership with Total Testing Inc. (TTI); B.A., Stern College, Yeshiva University; M.S., Hunter College.

Susan Marchione, Director of New Program Development & Strategic Initiatives; B.A., M.S., Canisius College; Ed.D, D'Youville College.

Rebecca Stein, Field Coordinator; B.A., Touro College; M.S., Adelphi University.

Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs

Lisa Arida, CPA, Controller & Assistant Treasurer; B.S., Daemen College.

Heidi O. Cheston, Accountant; B.S., Daemen College.

Steven Chmielewski, Grant Coordinator; B.S., Canisius College.

 

Pamela R. Neumann, SPHR, HR Director; A.A.S., Rochester Institute of  Technology; B.S., University at Buffalo.

Kelly E. Pogore, Assistant HR Director; B.S., Cornell University.

Gwendolyn Walker, Director of Purchasing and Central Services.

Jaclyn Herne, Bookstore Manager.

Donald Phillips, Director of Physical Plant.

Sylvia Muhr, Bursar; B.S., Medaille College.

Melanie Schmitt, Assistant Bursar; B.S., Daemen College; M.S., Daemen College.

Brian J. Wilkins, Director of Information Resources Management; B.A., M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

David Balcerzak, Systems Administrator; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Lindsay A. Wolfe, Payroll Director; B.A., University at Buffalo; M.B.A. P.A., Canisius College.

Tina T. Burke, Assistant Payroll Director; B.S., Saint Francis University.

Jeffrey Pagano, Director of Financial Aid; B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia.

Sandra Looker,  Assistant Director of Financial Aid; B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.E., Roberts Wesleyan College.

Scott Rowe, Sr. Financial Aid Counselor; B.A., SUNY College at Geneseo; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Maggie Fage, Financial Aid Counselor; B.A., Hilbert College; M.Ed., University at Buffalo.

Marsha Hallen, Perkins Loan Administrator; B.S., Medaille College.

Diana Alvarado, Print Shop Supervisor; A.A.S., Niagara County Community College.

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Jillian Cole, Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life; B.S., SUNY College at Cortland; M.S., Canisius College.

Susan F. Girard, Director of Health and Insurance Services; B.A., Daemen College.

Shannon M. Radder, Director of Counseling Services; B.A., Daemen College; M.S., St. Bonaventure University.

Christopher P. Malik, Director of Student Activities; B.A., SUNY College at Potsdam; M.A., University at Buffalo.

Kimberly Pagano, Director of Orientation and Student Leadership Development; B.A., Canisius College; M.S., Daemen College.

Ken Baker, Director of Campus Safety.

Deloris Fields, Counseling Services; B.S., Rosary Hill College; M.S.W., University at Buffalo.

Nicholas Gazzoli, Counseling Services;  B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.A., The New School University for Social Research.

Cassandra Salter-Smith, Director of Campus Ministry; B.S., M.S., Canisius College; Master of Divinity, Colgate Rochester Divinity School.

Athletics

Bridget Niland, Director of Athletics; B.A., Ed.M., J.D., University at Buffalo.

Theresa Joyce, Director of Compliance; B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia; Ed.M., Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

Michael Miranto, Athletic Communications Director; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Michael MacDonald, Head Coach, Men's Basketball; B.A., St. Bonaventure University; M.S., Canisius College.

David J. Skolen, Head Coach, Women’s Basketball; B.A., Daemen College; M.Ed.,University at Buffalo.

Jeffrey Sage, Head Athletic Trainer; B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania.

Karen Roehling, Asst. Athletic Trainer; B.S., Ithaca College; M.S., Canisius College.

Michael Wild, Asst. Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletic Facilities; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

Mark Parisi, Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball.

Mark Spacone, Head Coach, Men’s Soccer.

Daniel Dolan, Head Coach, Women’s Soccer.

Matthew Pokigo, Head Coach, Men's Golf; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

Jessica M. Gorski, Associate Athletic Director & SWA; B.A., Daemen College; M. Ed., M.S., Canisius College.

Stephen Beatty,  Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis and Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities; B.A., D'Youville College.

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