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SUNY New Paltz Foundation Board of Directors

Founded in 1976, the Foundation works to enrich the quality of academic life at New Paltz by raising private contributions. Gifts to the SUNY New Paltz Foundation enhance the teaching, learning, and discovery that take place on campus, and allow New Paltz to enrich the cultural, economic, and social fabric of the mid-Hudson region.


Executive Officers

Regina Calcaterra '88  Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz

First Vice Chair
Regina Calcaterra '88
Calcaterra Law Group

Colonel Joseph Davidson '90 United States Military Academy (Ret.)

Second Vice Chair
Colonel (Retired, USA) Joseph Davidson '90 
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Fitzarnaz Drummond ('06)

Treasurer
Fitzarnaz Drummond '06 
Westpac Group

Myra Kressner '76  Kressner Strategy Group LLC

Secretary
Myra Kressner '76
Kressner Strategy Group


Board Directors

Board 2022

Dion Baccus '92
NTT Data

Philip M. Berkowitz '75
Littler Mendelson

Ed Carroll '85

Edward Carroll '85
Entrepreneur & Former COO of AMC Networks

Michele De Palo-Williams '77

Michele Di Palo-Williams '77
Volunteer & Philanthropist

Barbara Esmark '84 Director Term start 2021

 Barbara (Bobbi) Esmark '84
Bravo Echo Gallery

Jo Ann Golden

Jo Ann Golden '69
Dermody Burke and Brown

Mickey Jamal

Mickey Jamal 
CPD Energy

Jeffrey Korn '79 
Crexendo, Inc.

Daniel Leader 
Bread Alone Bakery

Paul Llewellyn ‘91

Paul C. Llewellyn '91
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

Dennis McShane

Dennis McShane '77
Jadestone plc

James Passikoff
Passikoff and Scott

Rebeca Quintanilla

Rebeca Quintanilla 
Context Labs

Barbara Scherr

Barbara Scherr 
Volunteer & Philanthropist

Giancarlo Traverso
SUNY New Paltz Professor Emeritus

Tamah Wiegand
The Brearley School

Etsuko Yokoyama ‘02

Etsuko Yokoyama '02
Deloitte & Touche


Committee Members


Operating Officers

Donald P. Christian
President, SUNY New Paltz

Erica Marks

Erica Marks
Executive Director and
Vice President for Development
and Alumni Relations, SUNY New Paltz

Julia Davis, Chief Financial Officer Director of Finance, SUNY New Paltz

Julia Davis
Chief Financial Officer
  Director of Finance, SUNY New Paltz