Administrative Staff

Office of Institutional Advancement

Michael G. Andrei, Director of College Relations; B.A., Western Maryland College.

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

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

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

Joyce Strobel, Graphic Designer.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Katie T. Blackman, Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions;  B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia; Ed.M., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Allison M. Bannister, Telecounselor; B.A., SUNY College at Fredonia; M.S., Baruch College.

Austin G. Brass, Admissions Counselor; B.A., University at Pittsburgh; M.Ed., Canisius College.

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

Jameika Bristol, Regional Associate Director of Admissions; B.A., Daemen College.

Damian Desbordes, Sr.  Assistant Director of Admissions;  B.A., M.S., Daemen College.

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

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

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

Walter O. Gordon, Director, Center for Veterans & Veteran Family Services; B.S., M.S., University at Buffalo.

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

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.

Jessica Raimondo, Marketing Assistant; B.S., M.S., Daemen College.

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.

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.

Sophia Ng, Coordinator of Global Programs; B.A., Ed.M., University at Buffalo.

Sharon Ultsch, Intensive English Program Director; B.A., University of Southern Maine; M.A., Columbia and Loyola Universities.

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.

Laura Tysiac, Academic Advisor; B.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.S., University 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, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and Title III Project Director; 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.

Paulette A. Anzelone, Registrar; B.A., Daemen College; M.S., Niagara University.

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

Pia E. Grizzle, Sr. Registration Counselor; B.S., The University of the West Indies and The University of Technology; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Tiffany Brignone, Registration Counselor; B.S., Daemen College; M.B.A., Medaille College.

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

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

Thomas J. Driscoll,  Computer Support Supervisor; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

Anne Marie Taggart, Computer Support Administrator; B.S., Medaille College; M.S., Daemen College.

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

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

Darrell Moore, Director of Computer Support Services; B.A., Northeastern Christian College.

Kelly Duran,  Director of Academic Technology & Data Integration; 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, Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Minor in Entrepreneurship Program; B.A., Central Michigan University.

Catherine Zawodzinski, Data Manager, Education Department.

Frederick Pordum II, Director of Clinical Services, DC Wound Clinic; B.S., D.P.T., Daemen College; M.B.A., University at Buffalo.

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.

Stephanie Malinenko, Executive Director, WNY Service Learning Coalition; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo; M.B.A., Medaille College.

Susan Marchione, Coordinator of Service Learning; 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.

Kenneth E. Newsom, Staff Accountant; B.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

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

Craig Hughes, Director of Security and Fire Safety.

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.

Frank X. Sweitzer, Jr., Special Assistant to the Vice President for Business Affairs.

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

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

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

Sara Alexanderson, Director of Housing and Residence Life; B.A., Wittenberg University; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

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.

William J. Morris, Director of Athletics; B.S., M.S., Canisius College; M.B.A., Niagara University.

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.

Donald V. Silveri, Head Coach, Men's Basketball; B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S., SUNY College at Buffalo.

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; 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 and Assistant Athletic Director for Recreation & Facilities.

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

Jessica M. Gorski, Head Coach, Men's and Women's Track & Field & Cross Country, Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Administration/Senior Woman Administrator; B.A., Daemen College; M. Ed., M.S., Canisius College.

TBD Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis;

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.

Anne Gilles-Thomas, Counseling Services; B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Champaign.

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

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