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Empire State College Foundation Officers and Directors, 2014 - 2015



Robert B. Carey, Ph.D   (long time faculty member)
ESC Metropolitan Center
New York, NY

Phillip B. Catchings (organizational management consultant)
Senior Vice President - retired
The Boston Consulting Group
Boston, MA

Marian Conway, Ph.D '01, '04 (executive director of regional foundation providing grants to help non-profits in the Long Island area)
New York Community Bank Foundation
Roslyn, NY

John J. Corrou '94 (industry specialist in pressure-sensitive adhesives)
Franklin International
Saratoga Springs, NY

Michael M. Cullen (global managing partner in the technology & services practice, national executive search firm)

Heidrick & Struggles

Boston, MA

Susan Dake ( president of corporate foundation, community leader and philanthropist)

Stewart's Shops

Saratoga Springs, NY

Tina L. Evans '97 (financial and investment advisor; trust administrator)

Vice President, TD Wealth Management

New York, NY

Christopher J. Feeley ’86 (business development executive respondsible for expanding the reach of an online global tele-psychiatry organization)

Vice President of Business Development, Psychiatry Networks

Trumbull, CT

Terry Fokas '93 (attorney; specializing in patent enforcement and licensing)

Managing Partner, Parallel Networks, LLC

Dallas, TX

David A. Fullard, Ph.D (faculty member, long-time career in community services and criminal justice)

ESC Metropolitan Center

New York, NY

Dr. Clifford M. Gross, Ph.D '79 (scientist, inventor, entrepreneur)

Miami, FL

Merodie A. Hancock, Ph. D.
Empire State College
Saratoga Springs, NY

Scott T. Johnson (attorney, developer and former Mayor of Saratoga Springs)
Saratoga Springs, NY

James G. Karcher ’79 (owned national manufacturing and commercial services firm, retired )
Old Field, NY

David J. Mazzetti '10 (wealth advisor; investment manager; heads one of the country's largest Ameriprise firms )

Mazzetti, Buscetto and Associates

Poughkeepsie, NY

Paul Tucci 

Vice President for Administration

Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, NY

Treasurer of the Foundation Board

Susan H. Turben '72, '05 Honorary Doctorate (philanthropist and nationally regarded expert on families and child development)

President, Turben Developmental Services
Kirtland Hills, OH

Ann S.Turner '86 (marketing and sales executive)

Philanthropy, Keuka College
Penn Yan, NY

Chair of Foundation Board

Charles V. Wait, Jr.  (banker, attorney specializing in financial services law and regulation)
Vice President, Adirondack Trust Company
Saratoga Springs, NY

Karen West '84, '95 (long-time development officer and community activist)

SUNY Fredonia

Fredonia, NY

Walter C. Williams

Vice President for Advancement

Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, NY

Executive Director of the Foundation Board


Donor or Scholarship Recipient Photo

Charles V. Wait Jr.
Foundation Board

Quotation Mark As the college grows, it will need to increase the number of people willing and able to help it...I see my role as facilitating that process. Quotation Mark

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