New Faculty and Staff Appointments 2014

The following individuals have been appointed to positions at SUNY Plattsburgh. Some of them are new to the campus while others have received promotions or transferred to new positions on campus during the past year. Please join me in wishing them the best in their important roles at SUNY Plattsburgh.

John Ettling
President

Academic Affairs

Full-Time Faculty/Staff

Morgan Pellerin, Admissions Advisor, Admissions Office.  Mr. Pellerin received his B.A. (2010) and M.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2013).
Mark Sanders, Admissions Assistant, Admissions Office.  Mr. Sanders received his B.A. from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Thomas Halford, Assistant Director/Writing Specialist, Learning Center.  Mr. Halford received his B.A. (2005), his Ed.D. from University of New Brunswick (2007) and his M.A. from Memorial University of Newfoundland (2008).

Part-Time Faculty/Staff

Lauren Gonyea, Staff Assistant, CDPI.  Ms. Gonyea received her M.A./M.S.T. from SUNY Plattsburgh, (2015).

Promotions/Transfers

Carolina De la Rosa Bustamante, Staff Assistant, Global Education Office.
Ann LaBier, Keyboard Specialist 2, Admissions.

Classified

Diane Jennette, Keyboard Specialist 2, Academic Advising.
Tamara Kelsey, Keyboard Specialist 1, Admissions.
Brianne Ford, Keyboard Specialist 2, Center for Teaching Excellence.
Tiffany Guyett, Keyboard Specialist 1, CDPI.
Jody Ericson, Clerk 2, Registrar’s Office.

Arts & Science

Full-Time Faculty/Staff

Jennifer Bremser, Assistant Professor, Psychology Department (Branch Campus).  Dr. Bremser received her B.A. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2002), her CAS  (2006) and Ph.D. (2011) from University at Albany.
Jeffrey Bullins, Assistant Professor, Communication Department.  Mr. Bullins received his B.F.A.  from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2004) and his M.F.A. from Savannah College of Art and Design (2008).
Raymond Carman, Lecturer, Political Science Department.  Mr. Carmen received his B.A. from Niagara University (2006), his M.A. (2009).
Jay Healey, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Department.  Dr. Healey received his B.A. from Memorial University of Newfoundland (2001), his M.S. from California State University, and his Ph.D. from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia (2014).
Lee Kapp, Lecturer, Biology Department.  Dr. Kapp received his B.A. from the University of Chicago (1995), his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins Medical School (2006).
Charles McCoy, Assistant Professor, Sociology Department.  Dr. McCoy received his B.A. from McGill University (1999), and his M.A. (2008) and Ph.D. (2013) from University of Virginia.
Kevin McCullen, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department.  Dr. McCullen received his B.S.. from Purdue University (1982), his M.S.. from Clarkson University (1991) and his Ph.D. from University of Florida (2006).
Michelle Ouellette, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Public Relations Department.  Ms. Ouellette received her B.A. from University of Colorado (1991) and her M.S.Ed. from University at Albany (2005).
Sarah Owocki, Lecturer, ESL Program.  Ms. Owocki received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College (2007) and her M.A. from Syracuse University (2010).
Nancy Parri, Lecturer, Chemistry Department.  Ms. Parri received her B.S. (1985) and M.S. (1993) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Jessica Paxton, Assistant Professor, Psychology Department.  Dr. Paxton received her B.S. from Florida State University (1998) and her Ph.D. from Washington University (2011).
Stephanie Sander, Lecturer, Chemistry Department.  Ms. Sander received her B.S. from Niagara University (2009).
Sadie Trunck, Lecturer, Psychology Department.  Ms. Trunck received her M.A. from Baku State University (1997) and her MA/CAS from SUNY Plattsburgh (2011).
Breea Willingham, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Department.  Dr. Willingham received her B.A. from University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (1994), her M.A. from Webster University (2000), and her Ph.D. from SUNY Buffalo (2014). 

Adjunct Faculty/Staff

Kenneth Aaron, Adjunct Lecturer, Journalism and Public Relations Department.  Mr. Aaron received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University (1994) and his M.S. from Columbia University (1995).
Aimee Baker, Adjunct Instructor, English Department.  Ms. Baker received her B.A. from St. Lawrence University (2004) and her MFA from Arizona State University (2008).
Brad Bauerly, Adjunct Lecturer, Political Science Department and Sociology Department.  Mr. Bauerly received his B.A. from Montana State University (2005), his M.A. from Boston College (2007).
Kenneth Bordeau, Adjunct Instructor, Chemistry Department.  Mr. Bordeau received his B.S. from SUNY Buffalo (1987).
Peter Crowley, Adjunct Lecturer, Journalism and Public Relations Department. Mr. Crowley received his B.A. from University of Toronto (1997).
Robert Fountain, Adjunct Lecturer, Journalism and Public Relations Department.  Mr. Fountain received his B.A. from SUNY Potsdam (2000).
Katherine Fuller, Adjunct Lecturer, Biology Department.  Ms. Fuller received her B.S. from Lambuth University (1976) and her M.S. from University of Tennessee (1979).
Allison Halford, Adjunct Lecturer, ESL Program.  Ms. Halford received her B.A. from St. Francis Xavier University (2007) and her M.A. from Memorial University (2008).
Daniella Keller, Adjunct Lecturer, Criminal Justice Department (Branch Campus).  Ms. Keller received her B.A. (2008) and M.A. (2009) from University at Albany and her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law (2012).
Stephen Kramer, Adjunct Lecturer, Center for Earth and Environmental Science.  Mr. Kramer received is B.Sc from University of Western Ontario (1989) and his M.S. from SUNY Buffalo (1994).
Elizabeth Lee, Adjunct Lecturer, Center for Earth and Environmental Science.  Ms. Lee received her B.A. from Harvard University (1981).
Jason Marx, Adjunct Lecturer, Criminal Justice Department.  Mr. Marx received his B.A. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2003) and his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law (2009).
Todd Megan, Adjunct Instructor, Center for Earth and Environmental Science.   Mr. Megan received his B.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2011).
Thomas Montanaro, Adjunct Lecturer, Communication Department.  Mr. Montanaro received his BA. (2010) and his M.S.T (2013) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Megan Moir, Adjunct Lecturer, Center for Earth and Environmental Science.  Ms. Moir received her B.A. from Rice University (1998) and her M.S. from University of Vermont (2004).
Kaitlyn Mroczka, Adjunct Instructor, Center for Earth and Environmental Science.  Ms. Mroczka received her B.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2014).
Janice Padula, Adjunct Lecturer, Chemistry Department.  Ms. Padula received her B.A. (1978) and J.S. (1989) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
David Press, Adjunct Lecturer, English Department.  Mr. Press received his B.A. from Saint Bonaventure University (2003) and his M.A. from CUNY @ Brooklyn College (2012).
Christina Quartuccio, Adjunct Lecturer, Chemistry Department.  Ms. Quartuccio received her B.A. from SUNY New Paltz (2002), her Ed.M. from University at Buffalo (2006).
Shawn Ryan, Adjunct Lecturer, Journalism and Public Relations Department.  Mr. Ryan received his B.A. from Siena College (1990) and his M.A. from SUNY Albany (2010).
Alexa Sardina, Adjunct Lecturer, Criminal Justice Department. Ms. Sardina received her B.A. from SUNY Buffalo (2004) and her MA from Boston University (2009).
Rachel Seeber, Adjunct Lecturer, Criminal Justice Department.  Ms. Seeber received her B.S. from State University of New York at Utica/Rome (1998) and her M.S. from Boston University (2012).
Bianca Suciu, Adjunct Lecturer, Gender and Women’s Studies Department.  Ms. Suciu received her D.E.C. from Marianopolis College (1997), her LL.L from University of Ottawa (2000) and her L.L.M. from Columbia University (2007).
Micalee Sullivan, Adjunct Lecturer, Gender and Women’s Studies Department.  Ms. Sullivan received her B.A. from University of Pittsburgh (2005) and her Ph.D. from Michigan State University (2013).
Josh Vaillancourt, Adjunct Lecturer, Philosophy Department.  Dr. Vaillancourt received his B.A. from Saint Michael’s College (2004), his MA. (2007) and Ph.D.(2013) from Brown University.

Education, Health, and Human Services

Full-Time Faculty/Staff

Kimberly Bauerly, Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders & Sciences.  Dr. Bauerly received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Northern Arizona (2006). She received her post-baccalaureate degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences with honors from the University of Northern Colorado (2005), her M.Sc. in Communication Disorders and Sciences with honors from the University of New Hampshire (2007) and her Ph.D. in Speech Language Pathology, with an area specialization in Stuttering, from the University of Toronto (2012).
Angel Durant, Lecturer, Nursing and Nutrition.  Ms. Durant received her A.S. in Math and Science from SUNY Adirondack (1994). She received her B.S. in Food and Nutrition with a minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University (1996). She is a Dietetic Internship Graduate from Aramark Healthcare Support Services in New York City (1997). She then received her M.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven (2007).
Shannon Hanshaw, Assistant Professor, Nursing and Nutrition.  Ms. Hanshaw received her B.S. in Nursing from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY (2005). She received her M.S. in Nursing from Sage Graduate School (2010). Ms. Hanshaw is working towards receiving her PhD in Nursing through SUNY Buffalo.
Nancy Hughes, Lecturer, Human Development and Family Relations.  Ms. Hughes received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Physical Education from the University of New Hampshire (1968). She then received her M.S. in Education from SUNY Plattsburgh (1983). 
Jerry Isaak, Professor, Expeditionary Studies.  Mr. Isaak received his Certificate in Fitness and Exercise Management from the University of the Fraser Valley (2001). He then received his B.A. in Sports Ministry from Moody Bible Institute (2004), Diploma in Adventure Studies from Thompson Rivers University (2007) and his M.S. in Outdoor Education from the University of Edinburgh (2011). 
Suzanne LaBorde, Clinical Coordinator, Nursing and Nutrition.  Ms. LaBorde received her Bachelor's in Psychology (1995) and her Bachelor's in Nursing (2004) from SUNY Plattsburgh. 
Heather Moussa, Nursing Skills Lab Resource Manager,  Nursing and Nutrition.  Ms. Moussa received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Clinton Community College (2003). She later received her B.S. in Nursing from the University of Phoenix (2011) and her M.S. in Nursing Education, also from the University of Phoenix (2013).
Deborah Orlofsky, Clinical Director, Communication Disorders and Sciences. Ms. Orlofsky received her B.A. in Communication Disorders and Sciences (1989) and her M.A. in Speech Pathology (1991) from Montclair State College, NJ. 
Melissa Price, Lecturer, Teacher Education MSEd Program. Ms. Price received her B.S.Ed. in Special Education from Mansfield University, PA. She received her M.S.Ed. in Reading Education and Special Education from the Binghamton University, NY. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching, specializing in the area of Inclusive Education. Her anticipated Ph.D. completion is in 2014.
Michelle Timmons, Lecturer, Childhood Education.  Ms. Timmons received her B.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education and Elementary Education (1997) and her M.S. in Education specializing in Special Education Birth – 2 (2004) from SUNY Plattsburgh. 
Portia Turco, Lecturer, Counselor Education. Ms. Allie-Turco received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Africa (2001). She then received her B.A. in Psychology, also from the University of South Africa (2003) and her M.S. in College and Agency Counseling from SUNY Plattsburgh (2005).

Adjunct Faculty/Staff

Margaret Ballantine, Adjunct Lecturer, Social Work (Fall 14). Dr. Ballantine received her B.A. in Sociology/Social Welfare with a minor in Biology, from Muhlenberg College (1966). She then received her M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University (1968) and her Ph.D. in Social Welfare from SUNY Albany (2004). 
Erika Brockhues-Manley, Adjunct Lecturer, Nursing and Nutrition. Ms. Brockhues-Manley received her B.A. in Sociology from SUNY Stony Brook (2003) and B.S. in Nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh (2005). She is a Family Nurse Practitioner candidate (Dec 2017) with Sage University.
Anna Epshteyn, Adjunct Lecturer, Undergraduate Education. Ms. Epshteyn received her B.A. with a double major in Political Science and Anthropology from SUNY Plattsburgh (2005) and her Masters of Social Work from North Carolina State University (2012). 
Douglas Huntley, Adjunct Lecturer, Educational Leadership (Fall 14).  Dr. Huntley received his B.S. in Education and his M.S in Educational Administration (1976) from Norwich University.  He completed his C.A.S. in Educational Administration from University of Vermont (1984) and received his D.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Sage Graduate School (2011).
Antonio Perez, Adjunct Lecturer, MST Education Programs. Mr. Perez received his B.A. in Psychology (1996) and his M.A. as well as C.A.S. in School Psychology (2008) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Jolie Petrashune, Adjunct Lecturer, Special Education (Fall 14). Ms. Petrashune received her Associates Degree in Social Sciences from Clinton Community College (2002). She later received her B.S in Childhood Education, Grade 1-6 (2006) and her M.S. in Special Education Birth – 2 (2010) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Gail Powers, Adjunct Lecturer, Nursing and Nutrition. Ms. Powers received her A.A.S in Nursing from Adirondack Community College (1992). She then received her B.S. in Nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh (1998), her M.S. in Nursing Education (2004) and D.N.Sc. in Education and Leadership (2013) from Sage Graduate School.
KayLeigh Raville, Nutrition Lab Instructor, Nursing and Nutrition. Ms. Raville received her B.S. in Food and Nutrition from SUNY Plattsburgh (2011).
Barbara Roszak, Adjunct Lecturer, Nursing and Nutrition (Fall 14). Ms. Roszak received her B.S. in Nursing from Keuka College (1982) and her Master’s in Public Health from Walden University (2013). 
William Roth, Adjunct Instructor, Expeditionary Studies. Mr. Roth received his B.S. in Outdoor Recreation from Plymouth State University (2003). 
Mark Scott, Adjunct Instructor, Expeditionary Studies. Mr. Scott received his B.A. in Geography from SUNY Geneseo (2007).
Dustin Ulrich, Adjunct Instructor, Expeditionary Studies. Mr. Ulrich received his B.S. in Business Management from Paul Smith's College (2010).    

School of Business and Economics

Full-Time Faculty/Staff

Jeffrey Gauthier, Lecturer in the Management, International Business, and Information Systems Department. Mr. Gauthier received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. in Finance from University of Connecticut School of Business.
Richard Gottschall, Assistant Professor in the Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department.  Dr. Gottschall received his  B.A. in Business Management from Juniata College, his M.B.A. in International Management (Global MBA) from Thunderbird, School of Global Management, and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Concordia University (2014).
Anthony Noce, Lecturer in the Economics and Finance Department.  Mr. Noce received his B.S. in Biochemistry and M.A. in Economics from  Concordia University (2003).

Classified Promotion

Alexis Akey, Secretary I, School of Business and Economics.

Library and Information Services

Full-Time Faculty/Staff

Laura Cook, Classrooms/Labs Support Technician, Classroom & Customer Support Services.  Ms. Cook earned her A.A. in Social Science from The College of Agriculture and Technology (2008), B.A. in Psychology from SUNY Plattsburgh (2011), and her M.S. in Student Affairs Counseling from SUNY Plattsburgh (2013).
Sarah Cunningham, Associate Web Editor for Academics.  Ms. Cunningham earned her B.F.A. from the College for Creative Studies (1989), certification from UCLA in 2D Imaging (1993), certification from NYU Making Digital Movies (2002), and certification from NYU in 3D Animation (2002).
Kirk Guynup, Network Field Specialist, Network Operations.  Mr. Guynup comes to SUNY Plattsburgh with 13 years of experience in the networking/infrastructure field.
Justin Rosenbrock, Wireless and Network Systems Specialist, Network Operations.  Mr. Rosenbrock earned his B.S. in Information Technology from SUNY Plattsburgh (2010).
Tyler Whitney, Helpdesk Support Technician, Computing Systems & Desktop Support.  Mr. Whitney earned his B.S. in Information Technology from SUNY Plattsburgh (2009) and his M.S. from Boston University in Computer Information Systems (2012).
Lydia Willoughby, Visiting Assistant Librarian.  Ms. Willoughby earned her B.A. from Bard College in Literature and Victorian Studies (2003), M.A. from The University of Montana (2006), and M.S. from The Palmer School of Library and Information Science in Library and Information Science (2011).

Classified Staff

Kristie Gonyea, Keyboard Specialist II, Computing Systems & Desktop Support/Classroom and Customer Support Services.
Joanne Weiss, Library Clerk II, 2nd Floor Circulation Desk, Feinberg Library. Ms. Weiss earned a B.S. in Library Science and Elementary Education from Kutztown University (1986) and a Master of Science in Education from National-Louis University (1999).

Business Affairs

Full-Time Staff

Michael Akey, Plant Utilities Assistant, Central Heating Plant.
Nathan T. Bombard, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Cornal Brinson, Janitor, Janitorial.
Michelle Boyea, Human Resource Assistant, Human Resource Services.  Ms. Boyea received her B.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2010)
Melody DeLong, Stores Clerk 2, Warehouse.
Sean Dermody, Assistant to Vice President for Administration, Management Services. Mr. Dermody received his B.A. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2002).
Janice Downs, Janitor, Janitorial.
Alexandre Fauchet, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Ryu Gregory, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Nancy Hoyland, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Daniel Kensel, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Bethany Kress, Clerk 1, Human Resource Services.
Alicia Lagree, Keyboard Specialist 1, Human Resource Services.
Koby Lapier, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Anthony Lee, Janitor, Janitorial.
Joseph Matott, Laborer, Moving Crew.
Teisha Mills, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Tammy Morris, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Ian Mott, Electrician, Maintenance Trades.
Chad Nugent, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Kurt Peets, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Sarah Reyell, Assistant Director/Health Benefits Administrator, Human Resource Services.  Ms. Reyell received her B.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (1998).
Timothy Rheome, Plant Utilities Engineer 1,Central Heating Plant.
Jonathan Roberts, Cleaner, Janitorial.
Michael Thompson, Assistant Director, Human Resource Services. Mr. Thompson received his B.A. from Skidmore College (1997).
Susan Welch, Assistant Vice President, Human Resource Services. Ms. Welch received her B.S. (1987) and M.A. (1997) from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Lorene Whittington, Janitor, Janitorial.

Chartwells

Chris Jarreau, Catering Manager. Ms. Jarreau is a graduate of Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, Degree In Liberal Arts and has 25 years of experience In catering.

Institutional Advancement

Full-Time Staff

Emma Bartscherer, Assistant Director for Annual Giving, Institutional Advancement. Ms. Bartscherer received her B.A. from SUNY Canton (2011) and her M.A. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2014).
Carla Beecher, DirectorPublic Relations and Publications. Ms. Beecher received her B.A. in Communications/Marketing from University of Arizona at Tucson and her M.A. in English from University of Illinois at Chicago.
Robert Diman, Assistant Director for Development, Institutional Advancement. Mr. Diman transferred from Computing and Media Services. He received his B.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2011) and will receive his M.S. from SUNY Plattsburgh (2015).
Ken Knelly,  Executive Director, Marketing & Communications. Mr. Knelly received his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, his M.A. in Public Policy from West Virginia University (1990), and M.Min. in Organizational Leadership from Baptist Bible College & Seminary  (2014).

Student Affairs

Julia Overton-Healy, Director for the Career Development Center. She received her M.S. in Speech Communication and Education from Eastern Illinois University (1985), and her Ed.D. in Leadership and Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2010).
Tobi Hay, Career Counselor/Employer Relations Specialist, Career Development Center. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Women Studies from Colgate University in 1994, and her M.S. in Student Affairs from Syracuse University (1998).
Michelle St. Onge, Career Technology Coordinator, Career Development Center. She received her B.A. in Psychology from University of Vermont (1991), and her M.A. in Personnel Guidance and Counseling from Bowling Green State University (1995).
Jacob Avery, Coordinator of Student Activities, Center for Student Involvement. He received his B.A. in Political Science from SUNY Plattsburgh (2008) and his M.P.A. in Public Administration from Marist College (2011).
Connie Fesette, Group Exercise Director, Fitness Center. She received her B.S. in Food and Nutrition from SUNY Plattsburgh (1994).
Jacklyn Drollette, RN, Staff Nurse (Per Diem), Student Health and Counseling Center.
Vicki Morley-Moore, RN, Staff Nurse, Student Health and Counseling Center.
Allsun Ozyesil,Counselor, Student Health and Counseling Center. She received her B.S. in Sociology from SUNY Potsdam in 2004, and her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2007.
Melody Trombly, Administrative Assistant, Student Support Services.
Adam Krinsky, Equipment Manager, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Allan Leavy, Assistant Sports Information Director, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Tania Armellino, Head Coach for Women's Soccer, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Jake BluhmHead Coach for Volleyball, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Gene BusheyAdjunct Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Annmarie Curle, Head Coach for Tennis, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Sarah FernAssistant Softball CoachIntercollegiate Athletics.
Matt HamiltonAdjunct Assistant Coach for Men's Soccer, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Joseph Higgins, Assistant Coach for Tennis, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Matthew LeinHead Coach for Volleyball, Intercollegiate Athletics.
Frantzy NozeAssistant Coach for Women's Soccer, Intercollegiate Athletics.

Promotions/Transfers

Stephen Matthews, Director, Housing and Residence Life.  He received his B.S. in Mass Communication (19900, and his M.S.C. in Student Affairs Practices in Higher Education at SUNY Plattsburgh (1994).
Larry Allen, Director of Student Conduct. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Le Moyne College (2000), and his M. Ed. in Counseling and Human Development from St. Lawrence University (2003).
Scott Johnson, Director of Recreational Sports and Field House.
Karen Waterbury, Associate Director, Recreational Sports. She received her B.S. in Business Marketing from SUNY Plattsburgh (1987) and her M.S. in Physical Education; Teaching and Psychology Concentration from Ithaca College (1989).
Michael Cashman, Assistant Director for the Center of Student Involvement. He received his B.S. in Speech Communication (2003) and his M.S. in College and Agency Counseling, Student Affairs Professional Practice from SUNY Plattsburgh (2006).
Stephanie Dutton, Assistant Director, Intercollegiate Athletics. She received her B.A. in Mathematics from SUNY Plattsburgh (2006) and her M.S. in Sport Management from SUNY Cortland (2008).
Kirk Fraser, Associate Director, Field House.
Charles Hurley, Director of Sports Information, Intercollegiate Athletics.

Contact Information

Office of the President
Office: 159 Hawkins Hall
Address: 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901

Phone: (518) 564-2010
Fax: (518) 564-3932
Email: president_office@plattsburgh.edu