Curriculum Advisory Committees


Tina Chirico, Anderson Center for Autism

Carol Friedman, Marist College

A. Rief Kanan, SUNY New Paltz 

Deborah Most, DCC Accounting Professor Emeritus

Penny B. Ormiston, Principal, Penny B. Lowe, CPA PC 

Dawn Reshen-Doty, CEO, Benay Enterprises

Roxie Tymkewycz, CFO, Community Foundations
of the Hudson Valley


Jay Diesing, Mauri Architects PC 

Ciro Interrante, CIA Architect

Charles Liscum, Architect, Liscum McCormack Van Voorhis

David Mateer, Principal, Jacobs Consultancy Inc.

Carlo Mazzarelli, Mazzarelli Architecture & Planning

Michael McCormack, Architect, Liscum McCormack Van Voorhis

Christian Meyer, Meyer Contracting Corp.

Giovanni Palladino, Kirchhoff Companies

Donald Swartz, Architect, The Swartz Architectural Group

Richard Tompkins, Mauri Architects PC 

Raymond Van Voorhis, Architect, Liscum, McCormack Van Voorhis

Christie Wheate Billeci, CWB Architect

Kathryn Whitman, Principal Owner, Kathryn Whitman Architecture


William Harwood, Retired DCC Faculty

Dan Jenkins, H.G. Page & Sons 

Cynthia Marsh-Croll, Program Director, Women’s Enterprise Development Center 

Eileen Murphy, Associate Dean & Director of Undergraduate Programs, Lubin School of Business, Pace University

Lauree Ostrofsky, Communications Consultant and
Coach at Simply Leap

Greg Voght, Creative Resources Group

Laura Voght, Creative Resources Group


Josayne Anderson-Tejera, EEO and Inclusion Officer, Dutchess County Human Resources 

Mary Jane Bertram, Regional Director, Hudson Valley Workforce Development Institute 

Harold King, Executive Vice President, The Council of Industry of Southeastern New York

Rich Kleban, Senior Vice President and COO, Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jeanne Lipscomb, Supervising Labor Services Representative, New York State Department of Labor

Louise McLoughlin, Executive Director, Dutchess County Workforce 
Investment Board

Angela Patella, Director of Counseling, ACCESS-VR, New York State Education Department

Adam J. Podpora, Operation Services Engineer, Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Brian Zeidan, Director of Development, The Brookmeade Community


Dee Croft, Lab Manager, MidHudson Regional Hospital

Joline Frey, Lab Manager, MidHudson Regional Hospital

Maryanne M. Kearney, Columbia Memorial Hospital

Melinda Lee, Nuvance Health at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 

Lorraine Murphy, DCC MLT alumnus

Alice Omichi, MidHudson Regional Hospital

Terrence Paskell, Marist College

Mary Van Demark, Marist College


Bryan Golden, Consultant, Custom Computer Software, Carmel

Daniel Hu, IBM

Tina M. Tarquinio, Systems Offering Manager, IBM Systems Group


Paul D. Annetts, Correctional Facility Review Specialist, NYS Commission of Correction 

Maura Barrett, Attorney

Dominick Chiumento, Lieutenant, New York State Police

Erik Grutzner, Chief of Police, Pleasantville Police Department 

Kirk Imperati, Undersheriff, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office 

Thomas Jones, New York State Police, Retired

Mary Kopp Adams, Director of Sex Offender Management Unit, NYS DOCCS 

Lori Mikus, Probation Officer I., Dutchess County Probation

Patricia Thornton, U.S. Postal Inspector

John Watterson, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office



Tammy Corcoran, Site Manager, MidHudson Regional Early Education Center

Dr. Sonja deGroot Kim

Eric Gidseg, Ph.D., SUNY New Paltz

Gina Kantor, Executive Director, Acorns to Oaks

Sandra Kraich, Director, Louis Greenspan Day Care Center, Dutchess Community College

Monica Lee, Education Service Coordinator, Astor Early Childhood Program

Carol Murray, Director, ABL Day Care Center, Bard College 

Shawn Prater-Lee, Child Care Teacher, BOCES

Jeanne Wagner, Executive Director, Dutchess County Child Development Council, Inc.


William Cox, The Solar Energy Consortium (TSEC)

Christian William Ecker Jr., Retired Verizon 

Dr. Baback Izadi, Department of  Electrical and Computer Engineering, SUNY New Paltz

Dave Leary, Ebara Technologies, Inc.

Nathan Newland, Paragon Energy Solutions

Adam J. Podpora, Operation Services Engineer, Central Hudson Gas and Electric

Gerald Wagner, Wagner Technical Services, Inc.


Kaycee Darby, Director of Sales & Marketing, Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck 

Seif Fakhoury, General Manager, Marriott International 


Karen Barone, Recreation Specialist, Manor at Woodside

Jacqueline Capra, CASAC-T, Step One Family and Child Counseling

Alissa DeLucia, Residential Coordinator, Grace Smith House, Brookhaven Program

Nancy Dingee, Special Education Teacher, Poughkeepsie Middle School

Patricia Lamanna, Field Supervisor Emeritus, Dutchess Community  College  

Katherine Raynor, Instructor, SUNY 
New Paltz 

Samantha Riley, Family Resource Program Director, Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County


Benjamin Basile, Musician

Deborah Contini, Retired Music Instructor and Performer 

Melissa Dvozenja-Thomas, Marketing & Development Coordinator, Arts 

Jennifer Henion, Vice President, Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra Board

Joseph North, Music Department Chair, Poughkeepsie High School


Lore Bogolin, VP Patient Care Service; Chief Nurse Officer, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Lisa Cerniglia, Nursing Professional Development Specialist, HealthQuest, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Kathleen Hickman, Dutchess Ambulatory Surgical Center

Pamela Rhodes, VP, Patient Care Services/CNO, Northern Dutchess Hospital 

Cathi Tegtmeier, (Retired) Assistant Commissioner for Community Health, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health 

Jason Wertheim, Vice President of Patient Services, Hudson Valley Hospice 


Lorenzo Angelino, Attorney, Law Offices of Lorenzo L. Angelino 

Kyle Steller, Attorney, Mackey, Butts & Wise, LLP


Michael Benenati, EMT-P, EMS Administrator, LaGrange F.D.

Samantha Brandt, New York State Police 

Patrick Broderick, M.D., Chairman, Emergency Medicine, Danbury/New Milford Hospitals

Seth Goldstein, EMT-P, Arlington F.D.

Graeme Hardy, Danbury EMS 

George Hemroth, Non-Paramedic Member

William T. Jeffries, EMT-P, Mobile Life Support Services, Inc.

James D. Jensen, EMS Coordinator, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Nelson Machado, EMT-P, Ambulnz NY2, LLC, Director of Operations

John Mahoney, Emergency Response Coordinator, Department of Emergency Response Dutchess County 

Gary Neifeld, MD, Medical Director, Vassar Brothers Medical Center 

David O’Brien, Retired PA-C, EMT-P, Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley 

Mark Papish, M.D., Medical Director, MidHudson Regional Hospital

Richard Parrish, Emergency Service Coordinator-UC/HAHV, Kingston Hospital

James Rawley, RPAC, EMT, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Stephen Sculley, LifeNet of NY/ Air Methods 

Cathi Tegtmeier, (Retired) Assistant Commissioner for Community Health, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health

David A. Violante, EMT-P, Arlington Fire District