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2018-2019

Board of Trustees, Faculty and Staff

Staff

The following is a listing of full-time administrators and staff as of July 17, 2018.  The PCCC directory is available on the College website.

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Steven M. Rose, President
     B.A., Muhlenberg College
     M.Ed., University of Vermont
     Ed.D., Rutgers University

Evelyn DeFeis, Director of Board Affairs/ Assistant to the President
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., M.S Thomas Edison State College

Shavita Johnson, Coordinator of Special Projects
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Patricia Depsee, Staff Assistant

Michael Cerone, General Counsel
     B.A., Drew University
     J.D., George Washington University Law School

OFFICE of CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Executive Director
     B.A., Seton Hall University
     M.A., New York University

Susan Balik, Manager
     B.A., Montclair State University
     M.A., New York University

Susan Amsterdam, Coordinator, Theater and Poetry Project
     B.A., M.A., New York University

Smita Desai, Secretary II

CONTINUING EDUCATION and WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Michael Powell, Executive Director
     B.A., Ithaca College 
     M.R.P., Cornell University

Janet Albrecht, Associate Director of Continued Education
     B.A., William Paterson University
     M.A., Columbia University

Denise K. Hicks, Coordinator
     B.A., M.A., Queens College of the City University of New York

Robert Salvato, Director of Adult Education and Career Pathways Programming
     B.S., Montclair State University
     M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Leo Kazan, Assistant Director of Adult Education and Bridge Programming
     B.A., Sarah Lawrence College
     M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

Tanya Da Silva, Assistant Director for WOIA and Workfirst New Jersey Consortium
     B.A., M.A., Montclair State University

Rukshana Subhan, Program Coordinator, NJ Prep
     B.S., William Paterson University

James Hornes, Director 
     A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America  

Moses Parker, Coordinator of Workforce Development
     A.A.S., Essex County College
     B.A., Montclair State University

Douglas Ramirez, Job Developer and Work Readiness Coordinator
     B.A., Ramapo College

Giovanna Rendon Rodriguez, Staff Assistant
     A.S., Passaic County Community College

Isabella Polanco, Adult Education ESL Program Staff Assistant
     A.A., Passaic County Community College

Linda Vega, Secretary
     A.A., Passaic County Community College

INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

Todd Sorber, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
      B.A., East Stroudsburg University
      M.S., Towson State University

Michelle McQuaid, Assistant Director of Institutional Grants
      B.A., Clark University
      M.S. Ed., Hunter College of the City University of New York

Ozlem Rozanitis, Grants/Project Specialist
     B.A., Istanbul University
     M.B.A., California State University

Page Saunders, Graphic Artist
     B.A., Felician College

Mayra Cruz, Secretary II
      A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

Justin Hull, Director
     B.S., Ithaca College
     M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University 
     Ed.D., Rowan University

PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY

Carl Padula, Director of Operations
    B.S., William Paterson University

Lydia Soto, Secretary I
    A.A., Passaic County Community College
    B.A., Montclair State University

 

OFFICE of ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Jacqueline Kineavy, Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
     A.A., M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
     B.S.N., University of Pennsylvania
     M.S.N., Seton Hall University
     Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Julie McCourt, Assistant to the Senior Vice President
     B.A., J.D., Seton Hall University
     M.A., William Paterson University

Jack Latona, Coordinator of Assessment
     B.A., Monmouth University
     M.A., Montclair State University

CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM

Louis Hernandez, Director of Culinary Arts Program
     A.A., The Art Institute of New York
     B.A., City College of the City University of New York
     M.A., City College of the City University of New York

Steve Levitt, Culinary Arts Operations Manager
     A.O.S., Culinary Institute
     B.A., Thomas Edison State College
     M.A., State University of New York, Empire State College

 

OFFICE of the SENIOR DEAN for ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Bassel Stassis, Senior Dean
     B.A., Damascus University
     M.A., The American University
     Ed. D., Rutgers University

Cheryl James, Secretary II
     A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

Jacqueline David, Secretary I

Irene Simpson, Secretary II

ADJUNCT OFFICE

Ruggiero Manente, Director of Adjunct Faculty and ELS Tutorial Service
      A.A., Passaic County Community College
      B.A., Faculadelbero-Americana
      M.A.T., Fairleigh Dickinson University

DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION

Tonisha Taylor, Director of Developmental English
     B.A., Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
     M.S.W., Hunter College of the City University of New York
     M.A., City College of the City University of New York

 

OFFICE of the DEAN for STUDENT AFFAIRS and SERVICES

Sharon Goldstein, Dean
     B.A., St. Peter’s College
     M.A., Montclair State University
     Ph.D., Capella University

Therese Slusser, Coordinator, Academic Progress and Special Projects
      B.S., M.A., College of Notre Dame
      M.Ed., William Paterson University

Simiza Ishak, Domestic Violence Project Coordinator
      B.A., William Paterson University

Janice Zelikoff, Secretary II
    A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

CENTER for STUDENT SUCCESS

Darleen McGrath-Florance, Director of Student Disability Services and Special Populations
     B.S., Towson University
     M.A., Bowling Green State University

Elizabeth Harrison, Associate Director/Transition Services
      B.A., Syracuse University
      M.A., Montclair State University       

Laura Perez, Counselor/International Student Advisor
     B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
     M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

Margo Murray, Counselor
     B.S., Boston University
     M.A., M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University

 Maricela Shrager, Student Development Specialist (Bilingual)
     B.S., The National University of Colombia
     M.A., M.A., New Jersey City University

Mechelle Du’Monde, Student Development Specialist/Advisement Services
     B.A., M.S., National University

Thomas Moore, Coordinator of Career & Professional Readiness
      B.A., St. Bonaventure University

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Karen Humphris, Executive Director
      B.A., Rider College
      M.Ed., Kean University

Nicole DeNude, Social Worker
      B.S., New York University
      M.S.W., New York University

Elizabeth Diago, Staff Assistant
      A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Maria Marte, Director
      B.A., Ramapo College
      M.A., Montclair State University

Rafaela Ramirez, Student Activities Specialist
     B.A., William Paterson University

Iris Miolan, Staff Assistant
      A.A., Passaic County Community College 
      B.A., William Paterson University

ATHLETICS 

Wayne Martin, Athletic Director
      A.A., Hudson Valley Community College
      B.S., University of Nevada
      M.S., Long Island University

 

OFFICE of the ASSOCIATE DEAN for ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

William Morrison, Associate Dean
     B.A., William Paterson University
     M.A., Montclair State University

John Lopez, Coordinator of Dual Enrollment
     A.A., Marjorie Webster Jr. College
     B.A., Rutgers University
     B.A., Ramapo College
     M.A, William Paterson University      

 Dale Weiss, Secretary

CIS  

Francisco De La Cruz, Coordinator of Computer Labs
     A.A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY FUND

Michelle Softley, Director
     B.A., Upsala College
     M.B.A., New York Institute of Technology

Enrique Noguera, Assistant Director
    B.A., Ed.M., Rutgers University

Joy Tucker, EOF Senior Counselor/Retention Specialist
     B.A., Fish University
     M.A., East Carolina University
     Ph.D., University of Maryland                                               

Stephen Bryant, EOF Counselor/Retention Specialist
     B.A., M.A., Glassboro State College

 Patrice Carter, EOF Admissions Counselor
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Rutgers University

Charise Breeden Balaam, EOF Counselor/Retention Specialist
     B.S., Thomas Edison University
     M.S., Rutgers University

Gayatri Nehrusingh, EOF Academic Resource Center Coordinator
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Bloomfield College
     M.S., Drexel University

TRiO/STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Marva Cole-Friday, Director
     B.A., Drew University
     M.S., College of Saint Elizabeth

Joyce Addo, Counselor/Coordinator
     B.S., University of Delaware
     M.S., Ed.D., Wilmington University

Stephanie Velasquez, Counselor
     B.A., Boston University
     M.A., Felician University

    

OFFICE of the ASSOCIATE DEAN for LEARNING RESOURCES

Greg Fallon, Associate Dean
     B.A., Grinnell College
     M.A., University of Iowa

Mibong La, Head Librarian
     B.A., M.A., Seoul National University
     M.A., Rutgers University

Yaro Furtak, Electronic Resources Librarian
     B.A., Institute of Printing Technology
     M.L.S., Pratt Institute

Elaine Goldman, Librarian (Instructional)
     B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton
     M.L.S., State University of New York at Albany

Kenneth Karol, Technical Resource Specialist
     B.A., M.L.S., Rutgers University

Elizabeth Pachella, Instructional Designer
     B.S., Montclair State University

Ramon L. Ruiz, Staff Assistant
     A.A., A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

Rosemarie Weinmann, Secretary II
     A.A.S., A.S., Passaic County Community College

DISTANCE EDUCATION 

Randall Jenkins, Director
     B.A., Upsala College
     M.A., Fordham University

 

ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER

Peter Hynes, Associate Dean for Academic Support Services
      B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
      M.B.A., Duke University

Dawn Norman, Coordinator of Guided Pathways Advisement
     B.A., Rutgers University
     M.A., Montclair State University

Rick Perdew, Pathways Coordinator
     A.A.S., B.S., Indiana University
     M.L.S., Pratt Institute

Harold H. Damato, Pathway Coordinator for Career and Technology
     B.S., M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Ruth Gonzalez, Coordinator of Technology-Student Affairs
    B.S., Bloomfield College 

John Hatala, Testing and Technical Operations Manager
      B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Deirdre Nance, Coordinator of Tutoring Services
      B.A., Rutgers University
      M.A., Montclair State University

Ibtisam Masri, Educational Specialist – Math
      B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

 

OFFICE of the ASSOCIATE DEAN for NURSE EDUCATION and SCIENCES

Donna Stankiewicz, Associate Dean
     B.S.N., William Paterson College
     M.S.N., Hunter College of the City University of New York
     Ed.D., Benedictine University

M. Patricia Corcoran, Nurse Resource Center Coordinator
     B.S.N., Rutgers University

Esther Eisenmenger, Nursing Laboratory/Simulation Coordinator
     B.S.N., NIMS
     M.S.N., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Eduardo Areche, Science Lab Coordinator
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S., M.S., M.A., Montclair State University

Nakita Stephen, Radiography Laboratory Coordinator
     A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

Thomas Van Aken, Project Coordinator, Bridge to Baccalaureate Program
     B.S., Eastern Michigan University
     M.A., City College of the City University of New York

Deborah Bernard, Secretary I
     A.A., Passaic County Community College

Shireen Washington, Medical Secretary

STEM INITIATIVE

Dennis Reer, Coordinator of STEM III
      B.S., M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Russell Gambino, STEM Success Coach
     B.A., Rutgers University
     M.A., Boston University

Kathleen Vancheri, STEM Success Coach
     B.S., M.A., Montclair State University

James Wallace, Educational Specialist - STEM
     B.A., Virginia Wesleyan College
     M.S., Pace University

David Hernandez, STEM Associate   
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
     M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

 

OFFICE of ENROLLMENT SERVICES

Arthur D. Goon, Dean of Enrollment Management
     B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan University
     M.S.Ed., State University of New York at New Paltz 

Rodolfo Arango, Enrollment Services Manager
     A.A., A.A.S., Bergen County Community College
     B.A., M.S., Thomas Edison State College

Carmen Ramos, Secretary II
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Ramapo College

Allen Blackburn, Staff Assistant
     B.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York

Daniela Colon, Staff Assistant/Enrollment Management
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Berkeley College

ADMISSIONS

Stephanie M. Decker, Director
     B.A., University of Delaware
     M.A., St. Peter’s College

Maritza Davila-Baez, Assistant Director
     B.A., Monmouth University
     M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Teya Eaton, Assistant Director
     B.S., University of New Hampshire
     M.A.S., Farleigh Dickinson University
     M.A., Liberty University

Lucy Rivera, Secretary I

Maria Quiñones, Staff Assistant

Clarissa Rosario-Chilimintris, Staff Assistant/Enrollment Management
     B.A., M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

FINANCIAL AID

Linda Gayton, Director
     B.A., Baruch College of the City University of New York
     M.B.A., DeVry University

Shirley McFarlane, Financial Aid Officer
     B.A., William Paterson University

Marcos Arteaga, Financial Aid Officer     
     A.S., County College of Morris
     B.S., Kean University
     M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Thomas Askew, Financial Aid Officer
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Rutgers University
     M.P.A., Rutgers University

Nancy O’Barr, Financial Aid Officer
     B.S., University of Utah
     M.S., Drexel University

Karoll Madera, Assistant Director
     B.A., University of Puerto Rico

Shakere Banks, Staff Assistant, Enrollment Management
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Kean University

REGISTRAR

Lorraine Smith, Registrar
    B.A., Adelphi University
    M.A.Ed., William Paterson University

Ingrid Noesi-Jackson, Assistant Registrar
    B.S., Berkeley College

Sarah Khouzam, Assistant Registrar
    A.A., Hudson County Community College
    B.A., Rutgers University

 

OFFICE of STRATEGIC INITIATIVES and POLICY MANAGEMENT

Elizabeth A. Marinace, Dean
    B.A., State University of New York at Oswego
    M.Ed.,  Rutgers University 

URBAN CONSORTIUM

Clarence Wright, Director
     B.A., M.A., Upsala College

Dawn Brunson, Assistant Director, College Bound/Gear Up
     B.A., The College of New Jersey
     M.P.A., Rutgers University

Jacqueline Ghee, Coordinator, Upward Bound Program
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., New Jersey City University
     M.S.W., Kean University

Sasha A. Jimenez, College and Career Specialist, College Bound/Gear Up
     B.A., John Jay College
     M.S., Hunter College of the City University of New York

Marjorie Thompson-Bachus, Secretary I 

Imilsi Muñoz-Alvarez, Secretary, Upward Bound Program

 

OFFICE of FINANCE and ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Steven Hardy, Vice President for Finance & Administrative Services
     B.S., M.B.A., Eastern Michigan University

Sandor Levit, Controller
     B.A., William Paterson University

Heather Mayer, Budget Manager
     B.S., Pennsylvania State University
     M.B.A., Aspen University
     J.D., Widener University    

Gladys Farias, Grants Accountant
     B.A., Montclair State University

Michelle Baldino, Senior Accountant
     A.A., County College of Morris
     B.A., Ramapo College      

Anna Maria Keegan, Staff Assistant
     B.S., St. Peter’s College

ACCOUNTING

Eva Ruiz, Sr. Accounts Payable Clerk

Daksha Gandhi, Accounts Payable Clerk

BUILDINGS and GROUNDS

Frankie Rivera, Assistant Manager of Custodial Services

Bruce Best, Custodian

James Diamond, Custodian/Handyperson

Kenyatta Elliot, Custodian/Handyperson

Wayne Geigges, Custodian/Handyperson

Beryl Haughton, Custodian

Wilfred L. James, Custodian/Handyperson

Robert Juhrden, Custodian/Handyperson

Mark Meachum, Custodian/Handyperson

Pedro Pachas, Custodian

Antonio Puig, Custodian/Handyperson

John Santelli, Custodian/Handyperson

Nakia Shelton, Custodian/Handyperson

James Smith, Custodian/Handyperson

Oscar Suarez, Custodian/Handyperson

Alphonso Thompson, Custodian

Jeffrey Thornley, Custodian/Handyperson

Hector Velazquez, Custodian

Edwin Villanueva, Custodian

BURSAR

Danielle Nepola-DeFelice, Bursar
     B.A., San Diego State University
     M.P.A., University of North Carolina

Henry Cabrera, Coordinator of Student Accounts
      B.S., Berkeley College

Manal Jabr, Student Accounts Specialist
     A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College
     B.A., Montclair State University

COLLEGE SUPPORT SERVICES

George Myers, Manager
     A.A., B.S., St. Francis College
     M.B.A., Marist College

John Orozco, Copy Center Technician
     A.A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., William Paterson University

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT and PLANNING 

Brian Egan, Associate Vice President of Facilities Management & Planning
     B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology
     M.B.A., Marist College

Gregory Dacenko, Manager of Evening Operations
     B.A., Montclair State University

Thomas Lyons, Manager of Plant Operations
     A.A.S., Passaic County Community College

Thomas Gaveglio, Assistant Manager of Plant Operations
     B.A., William Paterson University
     M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

FOOD SERVICES PREPARATION PROGRAM

Michael Grossi, Director of Cafeteria and Food Operations
     A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America
     B.S., Seton Hall University
     M.B.A., Kaplan University

Vicki Stewart, Cashier

MECHANICAL SERVICES

Stanley Dabal, Painter/Handyperson

Rafael Medina, Mechanical Services Person

Frank Amoresano, Mechanical Services Person

Stephen Ernst, Mechanical Services HVAC Technician

Luigi Nucci, Mechanical Services HVAC Technician

OFFICE of HUMAN RESOURCES

José Fernández, Associate Vice President for Human Resources
     B.S., State University of New York College at Buffalo
     M.B.A., Northern Arizona University
     J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law

Alexandra Conte, Associate Director
     B.A., College of Mount St. Vincent

Judith Santiago, Human Resources System Administrator
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S., William Paterson University

Rasheena Williams, HR Technical Specialist
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., Montclair State University

PAYROLL

Yanirys Rodriguez, Payroll Manager
     B.A., Technologic University of Santiago

PURCHASING

Michael D’Agati, Director of Purchasing
     A.S., Burlington County College
     B.A., California State University

Christina Affinito, Staff Assistant

Edwin Figueroa, Purchasing Clerk

SECURITY

Glenn Brown, Director of Security

Angel Rivera, Security Supervisor
     A.S., Technical Career Institute

Ada Gonzalez, Staff Assistant
     B.S., Montclair State University

Natasha Rivera, Security Officer

Johnnie Boggs III, Security Officer

James Torres, Security Officer

Veronica Torres, Security Officer

 

OFFICE of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Robert Mondelli, Vice President
     A.A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S., M.B.A., St. Peter’s College

Andrew Maceczek, Director of Administrative Computing
     B.A., Warsaw School of Economics

Hanumant Borate, Colleague Database Administrator
     B.A., Poona University

Lilian Saldua, Programmer/Analyst
     B.S., St. Peter’s College

Riad Hammoudeh, Manager of Technical Services
     B.S., M.S., Montclair State University

Fatmir Fanda, Web Applications Developer
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S.E.E., University of Prishtina
     B.A., Rutgers University

David Zambrano, Associate Director of Administrative Computing
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Christopher Mueller, Coordinator of Audio Visual Services
     B.A., Rowan University

Alex De La Vega, Media Services Technician
     A.A., Passaic County Community College
     B.A., William Paterson University

 

PASSAIC ACADEMIC CENTER

Patricia Hardy, Vice President for Passaic and Wanaque Academic Centers
     B.A., Inter American University
     M.A., Rutgers University

Patricia Medeiros, Enrollment Services Coordinator
     B.A., Nichols College
     M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Winster Ceballos, Coordinator of Administrative and Academic Services
     A.S., Passaic County Community College
     B.S., Rutgers University
     M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Nicole Palmer, Student Development Specialist
     B.A., St. Peter’s College
     M.A., University of Vermont

Ivelisse Recio-Hernandez, Education Assistant
     B.A., William Paterson University

Jose Manuel Gonzalez, Evening/Weekend Student Development Specialist
     B.A., Montclair State University
     M.A., Seton Hall University

    

WANAQUE ACADEMIC CENTER

Patricia Hardy, Vice President for Passaic and Wanaque Academic Centers
     B.A., Montclair State University
     M.A., Antioch University

Lisa Jones, Assistant Director/Coordinator of Student Services
     B.A., M.A.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Adora Nonas, Program Assistant, Evening Administrator
     B.S., Polytechnic Institute of New York University
     M.A., Antioch University
     M.S., American Institute    

Kathy Coffey, Coordinator of Learning Resources
     B.A., Gardner-Webb College
     M.A., New York University
     M.B.A., University of New Haven

Daphne Lin Chang, Student Development Specialist
     B.A., University of Kansas
     M.Ed., University of Toronto

Janet Varvara, Student Development Specialist
     B.S., Bloomsburg University
     M.S., Long Island University

Francisco Hernandez, Coordinator of WAC Food Services

Barbara Rath, Office Technician