College & Secondary Representatives


Briana Avery (Term 2022-2025)
High School Representative

Director of College
DREAM Charter High School
439 East 115th Street
New York, NY 10029
[email protected]


Meghan DeMayo-Dalen (Term 2022-2025)
College Representative

Counselor/Assistant Professor
Suffolk County Community College
533 College Road
Ammerman Building 103E
Selden, NY 11784
[email protected] 


Darnell Douglas (Term 2021-2024)
High School Representative

School Counselor
Bethlehem High School
700 Delaware Ave.
Delmar, NY 12054
[email protected]


Angela Herrera-Canfield (Term 2023-2024)
College Representative

Director of Admissions, ILR School
Cornell University
216 Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
[email protected]

Kory McBride (Term 2021-2024)
High School Representative

College Success Manager
New Visions for Public Schools
205 E. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10017
[email protected]


Emmanuel Moses (Term 2022-2025)
High School Representative

Associate Director of College Guidance & Transition
The Opportunity Network
85 Broad St, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10004
[email protected]

Erica Padilla (Term 2021-2024)
College Representative

Regional Associate,
New York Metro
University of Rochester
[email protected]

Lauren Sangimino (Term 2023-2024)
College Representative

Assistant Director of Admissions
Stony Brook University
118 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-1901
[email protected]


The Position

This role in the governance structure involves duties at the state level. Representatives have a key role in helping to shape the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) policies and initiatives. As elected officers and voting members of the NYSACAC Executive Board, Representatives help perform the business of the Association, and they provide resources for the larger constituency of member concerns. Some Representatives also serve as Committee Co-Chairs to support NYSACAC initiatives their board service.  

The term of office is three years, and Representatives must be members of NYSACAC. A summary of Representative responsibilities is listed in the NYSACAC Policies and Procedures Manual.


The commitment is as follows:

  1. Attendance at NYSACAC Executive Board Meetings
  2. Attendance and participation in the NYSACAC Annual Conference
  3. Attendance at some of the Regional Forums
  4. Acting as a resource for a specific NYSACAC committee
  5. Serving as a liaison to a designated region of the state

Benefits of Service:
The rewards of volunteer service to the organization can be significant, benefiting members both personally and professionally. Information specific to the school-to-college transition is shared, and leadership skills are developed.