The Alumni Council represents the 64,000+ members of the official SUNY New Paltz Alumni Association, the only alumni group recognized by the College.
These 20 alumni, two student representatives, and three administrators comprise the Alumni Council, charged with assisting the College in better engaging its alumni. The alumni and student representatives report to the Director of Alumni Relations who oversees all aspects of the Alumni Council.
Claudette Aldebott '06 '08g (Rock Tavern, N.Y.) is the Associate Director of Bard Education Opportunity Program. LinkedIn profile
Harry Bonsu '90 (Middletown, N.Y.) is the Senior Vice President, Administration and Member Services at Independence Care Systems. LinkedIn profile
Mary Elizabeth Bannon '81 (New Paltz, N.Y.) Retired Consumer Affairs Specialist at FDIC. LinkedIn profile
Judy (Pietsch) Bishop '82 (Highland, N.Y.) International Admission Advisor at SUNY New Paltz. Campus directory
Candice Dixon '73 (Atlanta, Ga.), part of a New Paltz generations family (sister Mary Dixon Atkins '66, nephew Arthur Atkins Jr. '90, and brother Marshall Dixon attended), is an active volunteer and retired education professional. Alumna profile
Alan Dunefsky '69 '91g (Kingston, N.Y.), retired from the Athletics and Wellness staff, is chair of the Retired Faculty group, a Heritage Award recipient, and special assistant for projects at SUNY New Paltz. Alumnus profile - LinkedIn profile - campus directory
Onika Jervis '93 '05g (New Orleans, La.) Alumna profile
Keith Kenney '99 '10g (Ulster County, N.Y.), married to Amanda (Havrilla) Kenney '99, is director of wellness and recreation at SUNY New Paltz and a former Hawks athlete. Athletics directory - campus directory
Patricia King '60 (New Paltz, N.Y.) is a retired educator.
Liza Lopez '90 (Belleville, N.J.) is an attorney. LinkedIn profile
Rosemarie McBride '60 (Highland, N.Y.)is a retired educator and SUNY New Paltz Admission Adminisrato and is a Heritage Award recipient.
Renee Padmore-Baccus '91 (Washington, D.C.), married to Dion Baccus '92, is a public health professional, master gardener, and business owner. LinkedIn profile
Kevin Sanchez '15 (New York, N.Y.) is an Education Assistant at the Anti Defamation League. LinkedIn profile
Nia Thomas '11 (New York, N.Y.) is an Educator of Speech Improvement. LinkedIn profile
2017 - 18 full Council meetings
• Saturday, May 19, 2018 (Time and Location TBD)
Learn more about the College's official SUNY New Paltz Alumni Association here.