The People of NYAC and ASNY

Officers and Executive Committee

  • Chairperson: Charles Liu, CUNY-CSI

  • Vice Chairperson: Philip Nicholson, Cornell University

  • Secretary: Joseph Ribaudo, Providence College (

  • Treasurer: Aileen O'Donoghue, St. Lawrence University

  • Member: Christina Lacey, Hofstra University

  • Member: Wayne Roberge, RPI

Full Member Institutions and Representatives

  • American Museum of Natural History: Jackie Faherty

  • Columbia University: Joseph Patterson

  • Cornell University: Philip Nicholson

  • New York University: Michael Blanton

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Heidi Newburg

  • Rochester Institute of Technology: Joel Kastner

  • SUNY Stony Brook: Fred Walter

  • SUNY Albany: Cecilia Levy

  • University of Rochester: Dan Watson

Associate Member Institutions and Representatives

  • Alfred University: David Toot

  • Clarkson University: Josh Thomas

  • Colgate University: Tom Balonek

  • College of Staten Island CUNY: Charles Liu

  • Dudley Observatory: Valerie Rapson

  • Hartwick College: Parker Troischt

  • Hobart & William Smith College: Leslie Hebb

  • Hofstra University: Christina Lacey

  • National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center: Don Campbell

  • St. Lawrence University: Aileen O'Dononghue

  • Siena College: Rose Finn

  • Skidmore College: Mary Crone Odekon

  • Suffolk County Community College: Glenda Denicolo

  • SUNY Cortland: Melissa Morris

  • SUNY Fredonia: Michael Dunham

  • SUNY Geneseo: Aaron Steinhauer

  • SUNY New Paltz: Amy Bartholomew

  • Union College: Rebecca Koopmann

  • Utica College: Joseph Ribaudo

  • Vassar College: Colette Salyk 

Board of Directors

Term ends October 2020

Term ends October 2022

Term ends October 2021

  • Glenda Denicolo, SCCC

  • Parker Troischt, Hartwick

  • Joseph Patterson, Columbia

  • TBD

  • TBD

  • Rose Finn, Siena

  • Amy Bartholomew, New Paltz

  • Christina Lacey, Hofstra

  • Mary Crone Odekon, Skidmore

  • Heidi Newburg, RPI

  • Joseph Ribaudo, Utica

  • Cecilia Levy, Albany

  • Jeyhan Kartaltepe, RIT

  • Philip Nicholson, Cornell 

  • Dan Watson, Rochester

  • Aileen O'Donoghue, SLU

  • Fred Walter, Stony Brook

  • Rebecca Koopmann, Union

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