Our Leadership

Board of Trustees

Timothy J. Brown, B.B.A.
Providence, RI

Joanne Cancro, B.S., D.C.
Newton, MA

Thomas R. De Vita, B.S., D.C., Chair
Acton, MA

Karen L. Erickson, B.S., D.C.
New York, N.Y.

Susan Fries, B.A., D.C.
Vero Beach, FL

Vincent A. Justino, B.S., D.C.
New Paltz, NY

Robert E. Kernan, B.A.
Seneca Falls, NY

Frank S. Lizzio, B.S., D.C. 
Bronx, NY

Walter McCarthy, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Sandy Hook, CT

Michael A. Mestan, B.S., D.C., M.S., Ed.D.
Seneca Falls, NY

John A. Palmucci, B.S., M.B.A.
Timonium, MD

James P. Powell, D.C.
Canton, OH

Virginia C. Robbins, B.A., M.A., J.D.
Jamesville, NY

Rick Rosa, B.S., D.C.
Fairfax Station, VA

Julie L. Scarano, B.A., D.C.
Lake Hiawatha, NJ

Charles Ventresca, D.C., L.Ac.
Bayville, NY

Emeriti

Lewis J. Bazakos, M.S., D.C. — Trustee Emeritus
Valerio A. Pasqua, D.C. — Trustee Emeritus

Frank J. Nicchi, D.C., M.S. — President Emeritus
Kenneth W. Padgett, D.C. — Chancellor

Administration

President

Michael A. Mestan, B.S., D.C., M.S., Ed.D.

Senior Staff

Sean Anglim, B.S., C.P.A.
Colleen Brennan-Barry, B.A., M.S.
Anne E. Killen, B.S., M.S.Ed., D.M.
J. Todd Knudsen, B.S., D.C.
Jennifer Sessler, B.S.N., M.S., Ed.D.
Richard Worden, A.A.S.

Academic Affairs

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Anne E. Killen, B.S., M.S.Ed., D.M.

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS AND PLANNING
Jennifer Sessler, B.S.N., M.S., Ed.D.

DIRECTOR OF ACCREDITATION
Beth Donohue, A.A., B.S., M.S., D.C.

DEAN OF CHIROPRACTIC
Karen A. Bobak, B.A., B.S., D.C., Ed.D.

DEAN OF RESEARCH
Jeanmarie R. Burke, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND EDUCATION & DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC SERVICES
Jean-Nicolas Poirier, D.C., Ed.D.

DEAN OF THE FINGER LAKES SCHOOL OF ACUPUNCTURE AND ORIENTAL MEDICINE
Philip G. Garrison, DAOM, L.Ac.

DIRECTOR OF THE M.S. PROGRAM IN CLINICAL ANATOMY
Maria Thomadaki, B.S., D.C.

ASSISTANT DEAN OF NUTRITION
Peter G. Nickless, M.B.A., M.S., D.C.

DIRECTOR OF THE M.S. PROGRAM IN DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING
Chad D. Warshel, B.A., D.C.

DIRECTOR OF THE M.S. PROGRAM IN HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY INSTRUCTION
William J. Germano, B,A., D.C., M.S.

DIRECTOR OF THE BACHELOR OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES PROGRAM
Erica Callahan, B.S., M.S., D.C.

ASSOCIATE DEAN OF CHIROPRACTIC CLINICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH CENTERS
Wendy L. Maneri, B.S., M.S., D.C., Ed.D.

HEALTH CENTER ADMINISTRATOR - DEPEW HEALTH CENTER 
Ana L. Stearns, M.D.

HEALTH CENTER ADMINISTRATOR - LEVITTOWN HEALTH CENTER 
Melissa E. Murphy, B.A., M.P.A.

INTERIM CHIEF OF STAFF - SENECA FALLS HEALTH CENTER 
Wendy L. Maneri, B.S., M.S., D.C., Ed.D.

INTERIM CHIEF OF STAFF - ROCHESTER HEALTH CENTER 
Alexandra K. Fiore, B.P.S., D.C.

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATORS - CAMPUS HEALTH CENTER 
Lisa M. Barwinczak, A.A.S., D.C.
Jeana L. Voorhes, D.C.

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH CENTERS 
Melissa J. Baxter, B.S.

DEAN OF POSTGRADUATE & CONTINUING EDUCATION
Thomas R. Ventimiglia, A.A., D.C.

DIRECTOR OF THE LIBRARY
Bethyn A. Boni, B.A., M.L.S.

DIRECTOR OF THE ACADEMY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE & STUDENT SUCCESS
Peter Thompson, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING SERVICES
Sarah Spiegelhoff, M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.

DIRECTOR OF THE ANATOMY CENTER
Michael P. Zumpano, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., D.C.

INTERIM DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES
Carol Faivre

FOUNDING DEAN OF THE M.S. PROGRAM IN APPLIED CLINICAL NUTRITION
Shari Lieberman, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (deceased)

FOUNDING DEAN OF THE M.S. PROGRAM IN CLINICAL ANATOMY
Robert A. Walker, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

FOUNDING DEAN OF THE M.S. PROGRAM IN HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY INSTRUCTION
Robert A. Crocker, B.A., B.S., D.C.

Enrollment Management

INTERIM VICE PRESIDENT OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
Jennifer Sessler, B.S.N., M.S., Ed.D.

REGISTRAR
Kevin S. McCarthy, B.S.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL AID
Darrin L. Rooker, A.A.S., B.S., M.S.

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
Michael P. Lynch, B.A., M.S.

Finance and Administrative Services

VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Sean Anglim, B.S., C.P.A.

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Richard Worden, A.A.S.

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Christopher McQueeney, B.S., M.B.A.

CONTROLLER
Karen Quest, B.S., C.P.A.

DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES/SECURITY
William Wayne, A.A.S.

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND FITNESS EDUCATION
Rhett B. Ticconi, B.S.

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Christine McDermott, A.A.S., B.S.

Institutional Advancement

VICE PRESIDENT OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT & SPECIAL PROJECTS
J. Todd Knudsen, B.S., D.C.

DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS
Susan Pittenger, B.S., M.S. (Ed.)

DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS
Diane E. Zink, A.A.S.