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Staff Biographies

Staff Biographies

The State University of New York
Office of General Counsel
SUNY Plaza
Albany, NY 12246
(518) 320-1400

The SUNY Office of General Counsel cannot provide legal advice to students or employees of the State University of New York on personal matters. If you have such questions, you should consult your personal counsel. Communications with office lawyers are protected by the privilege for attorney-client communications, and therefore are confidential, if they are made for the purpose of seeking legal advice on behalf of the University. Such communications can be revealed only to other university officials, on a need-to-know basis.

Unless otherwise noted, the General Counsel staff listed below can be reached at 518-320-1400.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

Lisa A. Alexander
Senior Managing Counsel
Syracuse Office
Counsel: Upstate Medical University

 

B

Jessica M. Baker
Associate Counsel
Buffalo Office
Counsel: University at Buffalo

Susan Blum
Senior Managing Counsel
Stony Brook Office
Counsel: Stony Brook University Hospital/ Health Sciences Center/The Long Island State Veterans Home

Dona S. Bulluck
Associate Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: Community Colleges, SUNY Potsdam

 

C

Lisa S. Campo
Senior Paralegal
Albany System Office

Theresa Canino
Office Manager/Executive Administrative Assistant
Stony Brook Office

Sandra M. Casey
Deputy General Counsel
Albany System Office

 

D

Anne Dotzler
Assistant Counsel
Syracuse OfficeCounsel: Upstate Medical University

 

F

Melinda Faulkner
Secretary
Albany System Office

Annetta Frank
Administrative Assistant
Farmingdale Office

 

G

Geraldine Gauthier
Associate Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: SUNY Canton, SUNY Potsdam, Empire State College

Erika Gerstenberger
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Albany System Office

Seth F. Gilbertson
Associate Counsel
Counsel: University at Buffalo

Cynthia Gonatas
Legal Administrative Assistant
Stony Brook Office

Amy Green
Executive Assistant to the Senior Managing Counsel
Syracuse Office

 

H

Adam Haney
Assistant Counsel
Syracuse Office

Kevin M. Hayden
Associate Counsel
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry Office
Counsel: SUNY ESF

Caroline A. Hill-Maggiore
Specialized Health Care Attorney
Stony Brook Office

Eileen Holloway
Associate Counsel
Buffalo Office
Counsel: University at Buffalo Academic Health Center

 

 

J

James L. Jarvis
Associate Counsel
Buffalo Office
Counsel: University at Buffalo

 

K

Cindy Knickerbocker
Assistant to the Associate Counsel
Binghamton Office

Kimberly S. Krzemien
Paralegal
Buffalo Office

 

L

Christine M. La Place
Associate Counsel
Farmingdale Office

Mark J. Lemire
Associate Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Kelly Lester
Associate Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: Alfred State, College at Brockport, University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State, SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Geneseo,

 

 

N

David Nida
Associate Counsel
Stony Brook Office

 

O

Kevin P. O'Mara
Senior Managing Counsel
Brooklyn Office
Counsel: Downstate Medical Center

Beth Osborne
Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Counsel
Albany System Office

Kingsley Osei
Associate Counsel

 

P

Michael Pasternack
Associate Counsel
Stony Brook Office

Janna Pfluger-Boucher
Senior Associate Counsel for Labor
Brooklyn Office
Counsel: Downstate Medical Center

Penelope D. Ploughman
Associate Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: SUNY Canton, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Delhi, SUNY Maritime College

Elise Rosen Puzio
Assistant Counsel
Albany Campus Office
Counsel: University at Albany

 

R

Wendy Ravitz
Senior Counsel & Legal Liaison to the Board of Trustees
Albany System Office
Counsel: Optometry, Purchase

Lynne Reid-McQueen
Associate Counsel
Brooklyn Office
Counsel: Downstate Medical Center

Elisa Rodriguez
Special Assistant for the Regional Office
Brooklyn Office
Counsel: Downstate Medical Center

Stephanie Rubino
Paralegal
Stony Brook Office

Robert E. Ruggeri
Senior Managing Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: Alfred State, College at Brockport, University at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State, SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Geneseo

Kristin Ryder
Paralegal
Syracuse Office

 

S

Jean A. Sampson
Associate Counsel
Stony Brook Office
Counsel: Stony Brook University Hospital/Health Sciences Center/The Long Island State Veterans Home

Barbara Westbrook Scarlett
Associate Counsel
Binghamton Office
Counsel: Binghamton University

Cara Palumbo Schrantz
Assistant Counsel and Special Liaison to the Office of Government Relations
Albany System Office
Counsel: SUNY Oneonta, SUNY New Paltz

Suzanne V. Shane
Associate Managing Counsel
Stony Brook Office
Counsel: Stony Brook University Hospital/ Health Sciences Center/The Long Island State Veterans Home

Joseph C. Storch
Associate Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: SUNY Cortland, Morrisville State College, SUNY Oswego, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

 

T

Janet M. Thayer
Associate Counsel
Albany Campus Office
Counsel: University at Albany

Catherine Tretheway
Assistant Counsel
Albany System Office
Counsel: SUNY Cortland, SUNY Oswego and SUNY Morrisville

 

V

William Versfelt
Assistant Counsel
Brooklyn Office
Counsel: Downstate Medical Center

 

W

Jacquelyn R. Weisman
Associate Counsel
Stony Brook Office

Debra E. Williams
Office Manager
Syracuse Office

Raquel A. Williams
Senior Associate Counsel for Labor
Albany System Office

Angela F. Winn
Senior Paralegal
Albany System Office

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