Curriculum Advisory Committees


Michael Araujo, Chair

Mary Ann Bopp, Educational
Consultant IBM, Fishkill

Tina Chirico, Anderson Center for Autism

Joan Hollister, SUNY - New Paltz

Teresa M. Laffin, CPA, Saint Francis Hospital

Bruce Marley, Cash Management
Specialist, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation

Joan McDermott, Dutchess County Department of Health

Penny B. Ormiston, CPA PC

Dr. Gregory Tully, Marist College

Sandra Weidner, Accounting/Business Adjunct


David Freeman, Chair

Vincent Bettina, Owner, Estate Builders, Inc.

Thomas Edib, Project Manager - Fellenzer Engineering LLP

Dennis Gagnon, Arris Construction

Felix A. Iapichino, Owner, Jadar Development Corp.

Ciro Interrante, Architect

Joseph Kirchhoff, Owner, Kirchhoff Consigli Construction Management

Charles Liscum, Architect, Liscum McCormack Van Voorhis

James Madison, Arris Contracting Company

David Mateer, Principal, Jacobs Consultancy Inc.

Carlo Mazzarelli, Mazzarelli Architecture & Planning

Michael McCormack, Architect, Liscum McCormack Van Voorhis

Christopher Meyer, Meyer Contracting Corp.

John C. Morgan, R.A. Architect

Edmund Murphy, Associate Executive Director, Real Estate Development,
Hudson River Housing, Inc.

Donald Swartz, Architect, The Swartz Architectural Group

Raymond Van Voorhis, Architect,
Liscum McCormack Van Voorhis

Christie Wheate Billeci, CWB Architect


Diana Babington, Spackenkill High School

Mary Deady, Arlington School District

Betty Fanelli, Marshall & Sterling

Dan Jenkins, Sears Holdings

Stan C. Morse, Co-owner, Marstan Travel

Roxie Tymkewycz, Riverside Bank

Greg Voght, Creative Resources Group

Laura Voght, Creative Resources Group

Mary Kaye Vrba, Dutchess County Tourism


Curtis R. Forbes, Community Member

TBD, DCC Student Rep

Bernard Handel, President, Handel Companies, Trustee-Handel Foundation

Laraine Kautz, Executive Director, Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board

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

Jeanne Lipscomb, Department of Labor

Louise McLoughlin, Vice President, Workforce Development, Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Craig McMahon, Current Student and Alumni

Majdie (Mike) Nesheiwat, Process Engineering Technician, GlobalFoundries

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

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


Bryan Golden, Consultant, Custom Computer Software, Carmel

Daniel Hu, IBM


Butch Anderson, Sheriff, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office

Maura Barrett, Attorney

Raymond D. Bryant, Chief of Police, NYS University Police, New Paltz

Dominick Chiumento, Lieutenant,
New York State Police

Thomas H. Jones, NYS Police, Assistant Zone Commander

Kirk Imperati, Undersheriff, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office

Joseph T. Smith, Supt., Shawangunk
Correctional Facility

Patricia Thornton, U.S. Postal Inspector


Tammy Corcoran, Director, Saint Francis Child Care Center

Dr. Sonja deGroot Kim

Gina Kantor, Executive Director, Acorns to Oaks

Carol Murray, Bard Nursery School

Dr. Arlene Rider, Empire State College

Dr. Julie Riess, Director, Wimpfheimer
Nursery School

Shelley Trani, Director, DCC Day Care Center

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

Florence Winklharrer, Director
Young Hearts Child Care

Carol Zaccara, Director, ABL Day Care Center


William Cox, The Solar Energy Consortium (TSEC)

C. William Ecker, Jr.

Dr. Baback Izadi, SUNY New Paltz

Dave Leary, Ebara Technologies, Inc.

John Lombardi, CIA Security

Christopher Short, Agile TCP Control Systems & Software Consultant

Bill Wolfson, ETC Technologies


Gus Antalek, Lieutenant, Arlington F.D.

Tory Gallante, Chief, Arlington F.D.

Mark Johnson, Chief, City of Poughkeepsie F.D.

Chris Maeder, Chief, Fairview F.D.

Michael Merritt, Firefighter, Beacon F.D.

Thomas J. O’Gorman, Arlington F.D.

Jeffrey S. Pells, Captain, Arlington F.D.

Chris Rea, Assistant Chief, Kingston F.D.

Barry Ward, Deputy Chief, LaGrange F.D.


Karen Barone, The Pines

Mette Christiansen, Lecturer and
Fieldwork Coordinator, SUNY New Paltz

Kelly Clark Barton, The Children’s
Home of Poughkeepsie

Lisa Cardinale, Senior Public Health Education Coordinator, Dutchess
County Department of Health

Nancy Dingee, Special Education Teacher, Poughkeepsie Middle School

Janet Dykman, Associate Director of Residential Services, Cardinal Hayes
Home for Children

Donna Menconeri, River Haven Runaway & Homeless Youth Program

Mary Moody, Community Volunteer


Dee Croft, Saint Francis Hospital Laboratory

Joline Frey, Lab Manager, Saint Francis Hospital

Maryanne M. Kearney, Columbia Memorial Hospital

Adria Marallo, Quest Diagnostics

Lorraine Murphy, DCC MLT alumnus

Alice Omichi, Saint Francis Hospital

Terrence Paskell, Marist College

Kimberly Gates, Lab Corp

Dr. Neela Pushparaj, Program Medical Advisor, Saint Francis Hospital

Mary Van Demark, Marist College


Luanne Convery, VP, Patient Care Services, Putnam Hospital Center

Margaret Cusumano, VP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Loretta Donovan, Director, Learning & Talent Development, Health Quest

Barbara Good, R.N., Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital Certified Home Health

Cathy Halwick, Director of Nursing Practice, MidHudson Regional Hospital

Patricia Long, R.N., Director of Nursing, Elant

Pamela Rhodes, VP, Patient Care Services/CNO, Health Quest


Rachel Flanagan Frost, Attorney

Jessica M. Knapp
Steinberg, Symer & Platt, LLP

Barbara F. Nicolis, ABA Certified Paralegal, Levine & Levine, P.C.

Andrew Roepe, Village Justice, Village of Montgomery

Hon. Christine A. Sproat
Supreme Court Chambers


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

Ann Bollman, RPAC, EMT-P,
Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Francine Brooks, MD, Vassar Brothers Medical Center ED

Guy Carpico, EMT-P, Transcare EMS

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

George Hemroth, Non-Paramedic Member

Edward Horton, RN, EMT-P, Mobile Life Support Services, Inc.

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

Linda Mihans, Dutchess County EMS Coordinator

Gary Neifeld, MD, MidHudson Regional Hospital ED

David O’Brien, RPAC, EMT-P,
MidHudson Regional Hospital

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

Shane Race, EMT-P, Air Methods

James Rawley, RPAC, EMT - MidHudson Regional Hospital

Cathi Tegtmeier, Emergency Response Coordinator-Dutchess County

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

W. Andrew Wilson, MD, Northern Dutchess Hospital ED