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Years of Service Recognition

Certificate of Appreciation presented to Johnny Thunderbird in recognition of your dedication and service to the university

St. John’s University is ever grateful for its employees' commitment and dedication. A new Years of Service recognition program celebrates faculty, staff and administrators who achieve milestones with the University. Five, 10, 15, 20, 30, 35, 45, 55 and 65 years of service are recognized with a personal letter from the University President, a Years of Service Certificate and a special gift to commemorate the milestone. 

Below are the employees recognized in the first and second quarters of 2023 with a years of service milestone.

Employees who achieve 25, 40, 50 and 60 years of service are honored at the annual Employee Recognition Convocation.

2023 First and Second Quarter Milestones

Full-time Faculty

Ipshita Pal

Vladimir Poltoratsky

April J. Rogers

Full-time Administrators

Jennifer L. Boglioli-Puleo

Alexandra Coby-Marquez

Wendy D. Cohen

Rosa DiLiberto

Brittany J. Dotson-Lazar

Anika Good

Luca Iandoli

Son Mi Jo

Jason Luchs

Amy S. Park

Eric W. Shannon

Full-time Staff

Roberta R. Baum

Joseph Difilippi

John G. Fanizzi

Susan E. Fourman

Pattarin Noonium

Theresa Volastro


Jacque G. Ambadies

Armen Baltaian

Scott Chiang

Jessica C. DeResto

Lisa A. DeSena

Justin Enzmann

Timothy T. Hoffman

John W. Klein

Maria Klein

Liam G. Lyons

Robert H. MacKay

Aram Markosyan

Daniel Meisels

Anthony Portigiano

Irene Quinn

Vincent Santoiemma

Peter Shanhai

Barry K. Shapiro

Vinicio Torre

Charles J. Valicenti

Meagan E. Valicenti

Shoshana Weiner

Stewart Wolf

Full-time Administrators

Tobias Bisharat
Project Director Space Management
Fcilities Services

Cheresa J. Fewell
Associate Director
Career Services

Ellen M. Gamber
Assistant Director of Enrollment Operations & Data
Law School Admissions

Shaneeza A. Hack
IT Systems Engineer Infrastructure
Information Technology

Sharon Hewitt Watkins
Office of Business Affairs

Mansoor Khan
Systems Analyst & Data Manager
Information Technology

Luis G. Manzo
Assistant VP Student Wellness
Student Life

Cathleen A. Murphy
Associate Dean Health Sciences Program

Maureen A. O'Brien
Executive Assistant
Office of the President

Rosalie Romano
Director Customer Call Center
Customer Service Center

Full-time Staff

Michael E. Fox
Public Safety Officer
Public Safety

Kara A. James
Senior Secretary
Vincentian Institute for Social Action

Jennesa Wong
IT Business Process Analyst
Information Technology

Full-time Faculty

Jennifer Baum
Professor Clinical Legal Education and Director Child Advocacy
School of Law

Full-time Administrators

Jennifer O. Briones
IT Systems Supervisor
Information Technology

Glanson V. Cherian
Application Engineer
Information Technology

Ilana M. Ciccone
Assistant Director Admissions and Student Ambassador Program Coordinator

Jacqueline Clemente-Papadopoulos
Director Business Transformation and Customer Success
Information Technology

Tri M. Duong
Director Camus Ministry, Staten Island
Campus Ministry

Derek T. Finneran
IT Systems Analyst
Information Technology

Asnath L. Gedeon
Director, McNair Scholars/CSTEP Programs
Special Programs

Gina M. Kilian
Associate Director Academic Budget Plan and Resource
Office of the Provost

Dake Li
Banner Application Developer
Information Technology

Richard M. Martinez
Senior Broadcast Engineer
Instructional TV Center, CPS

Jad N. Nammour
University Photography

Carolyn J. Rutigliano
Associate Production Manager
Instructional Television, Film and Radio Center, CPS

Lisa Tillmon
Payroll Manager
Human Resources

Jill Wong
Senior Accountant
Business Affairs

Full-time Staff

James F. Carroll
Public Safety Officer
Public Safety

Jerry Chiou
IT Systems Specialist
Information Technology

Linda M. DiLorenzo
Senior Secretary

Leo A. Gonzalez
Public Safety Officer
Public Safety

Totwatti Haripersaud
Printing and Distribution Clerk
Printing and Distribution

Maharaj Mayantie
Library Technical Assistant IV
University Libraries

Full-time Faculty

Christopher J. Borgen
Professor of Law / Co-Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law
School of Law

Full-time Administrator

Victoria Chebrucher
Director of Graphic Design
Marketing and Communications

Jennifer Chibatar
Assistant Dean
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

Rino Grzinic
Director of Development CCPS
University Development

Nicholas A. Legakis
Senior Director Institutional Advancement Development
Institutional Advancement

Cecelia Robles Maring
Senior Assistant Registrar

Justin E. Schaefer
Senior Assistant Director
Student Financial Services

Kerri L. Scianna
Assistant Director
Student Financial Services

Chin Wen Rosa Yen
Multicultural Affairs

Full-time Staff

Nadia O. Mejia
Vincentian Center for Church and Society
St. Thomas More Church

Patricia A. Minton
Gift Processing Assistant
Institutional Advancement

Brenda D. Padro
Department Chair Secretary
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Douglas M. Simmons
Public Safety Officer
Public Safety

Full-time Administrator

Gregory T. Gades
Senior Assistant Dean & Director Undergraduate Special Events
St. John's College

David Masur
Head Coach - Men's Soccer
Athletics Department

Full-time Staff

Christina Gaiser
Print and Distribution Clerk
Printing and Distribution

Full-time Faculty

Lawrence F. Pitilli
Associate Professor
The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

Full-time Administrators

Eileen M. Flood
Executive Director of Financial Aid, Compliance and Bursar
Student Financial Services

Diane L. Peck
Senior Associate Director Financial Services
Student Financial Services