College & Secondary Representatives

  

 

Region 1

 

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

Counselor/Assistant Professor
Suffolk County Community College
Selden, NY
[email protected]

 

Ricky Papandrea (Term 2024-2027)
Secondary Representative

Assistant Principal of Guidance
Baldwin High School
Baldwin, NY
[email protected]

 

Region 2

 

Vacant (Term 2024-2027)
College Representative

 

Briana Avery (Term 2022-2025)
Secondary Representative

Director of College
DREAM Charter High School
New York, NY
[email protected]

 

Emmanuel Moses (Term 2022-2025)
Secondary Representative

Associate Director of College Guidance & Transition
The Opportunity Network
New York, NY
[email protected]

 

Region 3

 

Nicole Radassao (Term 2024-2027)
College Representative

Senior Associate Director of Admission
Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY
[email protected]

 

Haniya Mee (Term 2024-2027)
Secondary Representative

Director of College Counseling
Oakwood Friends School
Poughkeepsie, NY
[email protected]

 

Region 4

 

Sarah Ireland (Term 2024-2027)
College Representative

Associate Director of Admissions
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
[email protected]

 

Tyler Anderson (Term 2024-2027)
Secondary Representative

School Counselor
Bethlehem High School
Delmar, NY
[email protected]

 

Region 5

 

Brian Gleitsman (Term 2024-2027)
College Representative

Associate Director of Admissions
Utica University
Utica, NY
[email protected]

Mark Mason (Term 2024-2027)
Secondary Representative

School Counselor
Nottingham High School
Syracuse, NY
[email protected]

 

Region 6

 

Molly Place (Term 2024-2027)
College Representative

Assistant Director of First Year Admissions
St. John Fischer University
Rochester, NY
[email protected]

 

Courtney Stern (Term 2024-2027)
Secondary Representative

College & Career Counselor
Brighton High School
Rochester, NY
[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.

Commitment

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.