Staff Focus Groups

Two staff focus groups were convened to ensure that the perspective of those who work on the front lines to implement college policy will be an integral part of the final strategic plan.

Anahid Akasheh, conservator, The Museum at FIT Conservation Laboratory
Nancy Agresti, financial aid data manager, Financial Aid
James Allen, manager, Printing
Linda Angrilli, communications specialist, College Relations
Celia Baez, administrative assistant, Center for Excellence in Teaching
Michel Barbel, user support supervisor, IT-Instructional Computing Center
Susan Bloom, administrative coordinator, Academic Affairs
Joyce Carbonell, administrative assistant, Office of the Dean for Student Development
Adonaid Carrillo, secretary II, Fashion Merchandising Management
Leslie Cook, technologist A, Printing
Patricia Craig, purchasing associate, Purchasing
Patrick Dempsey, technologist C, IT-Media Services
Carole Desantis, student services coordinator, International Programs
Grizel Diaz, accounting supervisor, Budget
Mary Direnzo, library reference assistant II, Gladys Marcus Library
Linette Edwards, secretary II, Career Services
Tabitha Hanslick, circulator supervisor, Gladys Marcus Library
Teresa Hewitt, counselor associate, Financial Aid
Geraldine Holland, office associate, Registrar
Joann Ingersol, associate curator, The Museum at FIT
Textile Collection Leslie Kachic, administrative assistant, College Relations
Noreen Kentish, systems specialist, IT-Software and Information Access
Lorraine Laskiewicz, administrative coordinator, Finance and Operations
Julie Lectora, research associate, Institutional Research
Deborah Levine, coordinator, Educational Skills
Darlene Levy Birnbaum, administrative coordinator, Office of the Dean for Art and Design
Joseph Luca, web systems specialist, IT-Software and Information
Access Maria Montalvo, accounts supervisor, Center for Professional Studies
Ann Marie Napolitan, counselor assistant I, International Student Advisor
Antonia Parham-Lynch, administrative coordinator, Operational Services
Marjorie Phillips, secretary III, Executive Studies
Francine Post, executive assistant, IT-Chief Information Officer
Joann Puryear-Cole, dorm secretary, Residential Life
Donna Reitmayr, secretary III, Internship Center
Diana Reyes, benefits specialist, Human Resources
Paul Reyman, user services assistant, IT-Instructional Computing Center
Stephanie Richardson, assistant payroll supervisor, Payroll
Alice Rydel, administrative assistant, Enterprise Center
Tamsen Schwartzman, coordinator of special programs, The Museum at FIT Programs and Membership
William Scott, registrars assistant, The Museum at FIT Registrar
Warren Smart, assistant supervisor, Receiving
Rose Maria Smith, department secretary, Social Sciences
Carmela Speranza, administrative assistant, Fashion Design-Apparel
Sharon Sterling-Jacas, counselor assistant III, Counseling Center
Indra Sulin, resources distribution supervisor, IT-Media Services
Johanny Tavares, human resources associate, Human Resources
Michael Thornton, student services representative III, Admissions
Penny Tomasello, executive assistant, Student Affairs
Lionel Torres, telecommunications manager, IT-Telecommunications
Mary Tsujimoto, administrative coordinator, Office of the Dean for Liberal Arts
Carmen Valerio, secretary II, History of Art
Vanessa Vasquez, assistant to the director, The Museum at FIT-Directors Office
Patrick Watson, assistant supervisor, Mail Operations
Maria Zervos, department coordinator, Illustration