This page serves as a collection of the Region's history and past major events. This collection will attempt to help create a repository for members of the Region to see what we have done and what we still need to do. Feel free to peruse and let us know if we are missing something or there is something that you would like to see!

Past Regional Director's/Regional Vice Presidents

Past Regional Conferences

2016 Annual Conference

Past Regional Directors/Regional Vice Presidents

Term Name Position During Term Institution During Term
1968 - 1969 Preston Parr Dean and Vice President for Student Affairs Lehigh University
1970 - 1971 Hadley "Stretch" DePuy Associate Dean Hamilton College
1972 (partial term served due to job change James Lyons Dean of Students Haverford College
1972 Richard Siggelkow Vice President for Student Affairs SUNY Buffalo
1973 - 1974 Frank B. Williams Dean of Students Gettysburg College
1975 - 1976 Dr. Lenora Cole Vice President, Student Life American University
1977 - 1978 Frederick Dobens Associate Dean of Students Colgate University
1979 - 1980 Richard J. Correnti Vice President for Student Affairs Ithaca College
1981 - 1982 Raymond "Ray" P. Heath Vice President for Student Affairs La Salle College
1983 (partial term served due to job change) Dudley "Doug" B. Woodward Vice President for Student Services SUNY Binghamton
1983 - 1984 Thomas E. Miller Dean of Students Canisius College
1985 - 1986 Leonard "Len" S. Goldberg Dean of Educational Services Dickinson College
1987 - 1988 Marsha Duncan **** ****
1988 - 1990 William "Bill" V. Larkin Dean of Students Widener University
1991 - 1992 Carmen G. Neuberger Dean of Educational Services and Student Affairs Dickinson College
1995 - 1997 Karen L. Pennington Vice President for Student and Campus Life SUNY Geneseo
1997 - 1999 Jan Walbert
1999 - 2001 Linda Kuk Vice President for Student Affairs Rochester Institute of Technology
2001 - 2003 Dennis Murphy Assistant Dean of the College Gettysburg College
2003 - 2005 Susan Ebbs Senior Vice President for Student Life St. John's University
2005 - 2007 Bette Simmons Vice President of Student Development and Enrollment Management County College of Morris
2007 Charlie Fey Vice President for Student Affairs University of Maryland, Baltimore County
2008 - 2009 Helen Matusow-Ayres Vice President for Student Affairs Pratt Institute
2009 J. D. Carpenter Vice President for Student Affairs West Liberty State College
2010 - 2012 Laura Wankel Vice President for Student Affairs Seton Hall University
2012 - 2015 Deb Moriarty Vice President for Student Affairs Towson University
2015 - 2017 Kathy Woughter Vice President for Student Affairs Alfred University

Past Regional Conferences

Year Location
1985 Downingtown Inn Resort, Downington, PA
1986 Concord Resort Hotel, Kiamesha Lake, NY
1987 Pocono Manor Resort, Pocono Manor, PA
1988 Lancaster Golf Resort and Conference Center, Lancaster, PA
1989 Fallsview Resort, Ellenville, NY
1990 Shawnee Inn, Shawnee on the Delaware, PA
1991 Split Rock Lodge, Lake Harmony, PA
1992 Split Rock Lodge, Lake Harmony, PA
1994 Seasons Resort, McAfee, NJ
1995 Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
1997 Buffalo, NY
2007 Albany, NY
2008 Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Wheeling, WV
2011 Baltimore, MD
2012 University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2013 John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, New York, NY
2014 The Stockton Seaview Resort, Galloway, NJ
2015 The George Washington University, Washington D.C.

2016 Annual Conference

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

Committee Members

Conference Chair

Heather Black, Chatham University


Gretchen Osterman, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Ryan Keytack, University of Pennsylvania

Educational Programs

Chris Woods, Columbia University


Ruben Henao, Mercy College

Zach Harrell, New York University

Feature Speakers

Sophia Pertuz, Hofstra University

David Jones, City University of New York

First Time Attendees/Case Studies

Kerry Heckman, Syracuse University

Tara Mellor, Montclair State University

 Guidebook Coordinator

Emily Cerrone, University of Pittsburgh

Knowledge Community Hour/Events

Ana Devlin-Gauthier, Alfred University

Local Arrangements

Joey Kopriva, Columbia University


Tiffany Onorato, Stevens Institute of Technology

NASPA Representative

Nathan Victoria, NASPA

Danny Anzueto, NASPA

New Professionals and Grad-Student Pre-conference

Isabella Villacampa, New York University

Ross Iosefson, Capstone On Campus at University of Maryland, College Park 

On-Site Logistics

Danielle Officer, John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Tricia Debertolis, Alfred University

Vicky Gebel, Alfred University

Secretary/Hofstra Liaison

Karl Koeppel, Hofstra University

Social Media

Christoper Conzen, LIM


Carol Galladian, The George Washington University

Greg Nayor, Daemon College

Undergraduate Programs

Tara Leigh Sands, Delaware Valley University


Bryan Dunphy-Culp, Gwynedd Mercy University

Tanyah Barnes, Binghamton University