Alumni Board

The purpose of the Alumni Association Board of Directors is to expand interaction, knowledge, and relationships with STAC Alumni in order to support the College's goals and future growth plans of offering academic and athletic scholarships, faculty innovation and facility improvements.

The Alumni Association consists of 20-25 active members who assist the Office of Institutional Advancement in promoting an interactive and impactful Alumni engagement and benefits program to: 

  • Connect with alumni through attendance at events, peer to peer alumni engagement, and in-person meetings

  • Support the annual Alumni Hall of Fame event

  • Leverage the College's achievements to reinforce the growth vision and mission

Current Board of Directors

Barbara Wallenstein ‘90
Owner, All-State Exterminating; retired Director from Columbia University 

Vice President
James Russell ’99 and ‘16
Social Studies Teacher, Clarkstown High School South

Edgard Castro '14 and '18 MBA
Student Account Counselor, Mercy College

Laurie Child '15
Project Manager, LCM

Johana Duarte '14
Business Planning Analyst, Charter Communications

Matthew Dybus '15
Broker Representative, Global Marine Practice

Joanne Favata, ‘81
Director of Alumni Relations, Ramapo College

Chris Gallagher '09
AVP, Store Manager, TD Bank

Jeanine M. Grillo '16
Financial Ananlyst, Strategic Initiatives Finance Team

James F. Hanley ‘79
Senior Project Manager, Financial Industrial Technical Services. Inc.

Norman J. Huling ‘83
Associate Dean, Student Development, St. Thomas Aquinas College
[email protected]

Bria Manning '18
Digital Media Coordinator, iNvolved Media

Garvenchy Nicolas '14

Kevan Ottochian ‘07
Social Studies Teacher, Warwick High School

Ellen Rechenberger '85
Principal, Liberty Elementary School

Eileen Reilly ‘90
Lead – FPS Fleet Partnership Solutions
Element Financial Corporation

Rickssen Opont '19

Kelly Russell '13
CNBC Entertainment, Social Media Manager

Brad Sarno ‘06
Coordinator, Athletics & Student Activities Programming
St. Thomas Aquinas College
[email protected]

Kristen Sullivan '90
Head Softball Coach, St. Thomas Aquinas College

Joanmarie (Jodi) Wallace ’11 and ‘13
Special Education Teacher, NYC Department of Education

Joseph Winter ‘00
Inspector General, 175th Wing, United States Air Force, Maryland Air National Guard
Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Communications Department

Caitlin Zungoli '15
Analyst, Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc.