CBO and Opportunity Programs



Sihaya Moraleda (Term 2024-2027) 
Assistant Director, Office of Access, Opportunity, and Achievement
Ithaca College


Bill Short (Term 2024-2025) 
HEOP Director
St. Lawrence University



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To get in touch with CBOs across New York State, see our directory located here.

Committee Members

Cynthia Ling
Senior College Access Counselor & Robinhood Partnership Coordinator
Goddard Riverside Community Center - Options Center

Bill Short
HEOP Director, St. Lawrence University
Advocacy Liaison, NYS HEOP Professional Organization

Patrice Edwards
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor 
Nazareth College

Tonya Guzman, JD
Director of Student Access and Achievement Programs
Nazareth College

Nicholas Wilkinson
NYC Regional Admissions Counselor
SUNY Geneseo

Julio A. Torres Jr.
Admissions Representative
Western Connecticut State University


The charge of this committee is to provide programming and outreach to members and their students. The co-chairs serve as the primary representatives for CBO and Opportunity Program counselors throughout New York State. A summary of co-chair responsibilities is listed in the NYSACAC Policies and Procedures Manual.