Our Team

Office of the Associate Vice President

Cathleen Dewick
Office Manager
Keaton Wong, J.D.
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Lillian Everett
Manager, Policy Development and Employee Communications

Human Resources offices are located in Suite C, University Center on the Queens campus

HR General Phone: 718-990-1865 
HR General Fax: 718-990-5887


Benefits Hotline 
[email protected]
Grace Zontini
Director, Benefits
Soraya Casanova
Benefits Specialist
Mirian Cepeda
Benefits Specialist
Claudson Pierre-Paul
Benefits Representative

Equal Opportunity and Compliance

Michelle Cadle
EO and Compliance Specialist
Danielle Haynes
Director EO, Compliance and Title IX Coordinator
Esther Hutchinson
Associate Director, EO and Compliance

Employee Experience

Josephine DiBisceglie
Director, Employee Experience
Yarlini Thiruvilangam
Employee Experience Assistant
Karen Crowley
Associate Director, HR Services
Marian Saia
HR Generalist
Prithak Chowdhury
Associate Director, Training & Development
Lisa J. Goldrick
Training and Development Specialist
Patricia Dorrian
Associate Director, Compensation
Pattarin Noonium
Compensation Analyst

Payroll and HRIS

David Martinez
Director, Payroll & HRIS
Jamie Wong
Senior HRIS Project Manager
Lisa Tillmon
Payroll Manager
Mallerlyn Rafany Flores
Payroll / HRIS Project Manager
Karen Ann Whitton
Faculty Payroll Assistant
Colister Tappin
HR Assistant, part-time
Rose Costales
Payroll Representative


Maryrose Cordero
Director, Recruitment
Gina Barnett
Julia Islam
Recruitment Coordinator, part-time

Student Employment

Darren Russell
Student Employment Manager