MEET THE ENTIRE ADMISSIONS TEAM
Office: 845-398-4104 Cell: 845-244-5462
Samantha Bazile, '07
Hometown: West Nyack, NY
College Major: Bachelor of Science in Social Science, Education '07
“There’s no place like home,” a line from her favorite movie “The Wizard of Oz,” sums up Samantha Bazile’s deep connection to St. Thomas Aquinas College. She brings the perspective of an alumna — having earned a BS in Social Science at STAC — and more than 12 years of experience in admissions counseling and recruitment. In her second role as Chief Diversity Officer, Samantha co-chairs the Center for Social Justice (CSJ) led by STAC President Ken Daly. A little-known fact about Samantha? She was named after Samantha Evans, a character on the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives.
Office: 845-398-4004 Cell: 845-244-5444
Hometown: Ardsley, NY
College Major: Music Industry
Tommy says if Hollywood makes a movie about his life, Jonah Hill will get the starring role. A self-professed “pop-culture nerd,” Thomas loves all things Marvel, movies and comic books (which includes his cats, Boba Fett and Harley Quinn). Tommy’s favorite vacation spot is Disney World. It’s no wonder that he appreciates the close-knit, welcoming community at STAC, which we think is the second “happiest place on earth” next to Disney!
Office: 845-398-4149 Cell: 845-305-6348
Associate Director, Admissions for Recruitment
Hometown: Bergen County, NJ
College Major: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership
Office: 845-398-4101 Cell: 845-442-1599
Joy Gallagher, '20
College Major: English with Adolescence Education 7-12 - Graduation 2012; Masters in Public Administration - Graduation 2020
Joy serves all transfer and graduate students. A STAC alumna, Joy earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at STAC, and has been working at the College since 2014. Her many contributions as a staff member include serving as director of academic support and as associate director of academic services. Recently she returned to the admissions team, where her STAC career began. In her free time, Joy spends time with her family, and enjoys watching her two children play sports. She is an avid car enthusiast and self-proclaimed “foodie” who showcases local restaurants on Instagram.
Office: 845-398-4102 Cell: 845-277-7023
Kristen N. Domeischel
Hometown: Manorville, NY
College Major: B.S, Psychology; M.S., School Counseling
Kristen Domeischel is STAC’s Regional Admissions Counselor for Long Island and Queens. Kristen has devoted her career in college admissions and career counseling and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in school counseling from Long Island University.