Statutory Composition & Current Membership

As mandated by Education Law, noting specific requirements for representation. Appointments approved by the Board of Regents at their most recent meeting. Current members are listed with the dates their terms expire. The list includes the Committee for Athletic Trainers, Committee for Medical Physics, Committee for Perfusion, and the Committee for Professional Assistance. This list does not include extended or auxiliary members who are appointed to serve the State Boards solely on licensure disciplinary and/or restoration and moral character hearing panels.



Acupuncture

  • Article 160, §8213
  • Minimum Total Membership: 11
  • Minimum Public Members: 3
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 4 licensed acupuncturists
    • 4 licensed physicians certified to use acupuncture

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Carol Anastasio - 03/03/23
  • Danett Cymon Bean - 11/30/24
  • Houman Danesh - 09/30/25
  • Kevin Ergil - 06/30/24
  • Annette Franchini - 09/30/25
  • Charles Kim - 02/28/22
  • Russel John Kordas - 3/31/25
  • James Shinol - 11/30/24

Jason R. Kramer, Executive Secretary Email: acupbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 100, Fax: 518-473-0532


Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Article 167, §8808
  • Minimum Total Membership: 7
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 3 licensed behavior analysts
    • 1 certified behavior analyst assistant
    • 1 licensed psychologist

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Erin DiCesare - 09/15/24
  • Daniel M. Fienup - 09/15/24
  • Elizabeth Gonzalez-Dolginko - 09/15/24
  • Kristin Knapp-Ines - 09/15/24
  • Dorothy Novogrodsky - 09/15/24
  • George R. Slingerland - 09/15/24
  • Jason K. Watson - 12/10/23

 

Vacant, Executive Secretary Email: ababd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 150, Fax: 518-474-0126


Architecture

  • Article 147, §7303
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed architects

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Carol R. Bentel - 06/30/26
  • Nicole Dosso - 03/31/27
  • Latoya Kamdang - 01/31/26
  • Anik Pearson - 12/31/26
  • Michael Samuelian - 04/30/24
  • Marcella C. Stanley - 10/31/25
  • John Tobin - 12/31/24
  • Jitendra Vaidya - 11/30/24

Robert Lopez, Executive Secretary Email: archbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 110, Fax: 518-486-2981


Athletic Trainers, Committee for (to assist Medical Board)

  • Article 162, §8354
  • Minimum Total Membership: 5
  • Minimum Public Members: n/a
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 5 certified athletic trainers

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Trevor Richard Cramer - 5/16/27
  • Courtney Gray - 4/11/27
  • Robert O'Malley - 2/14/27
  • Michael Powers - 10/17/26
  • Douglas Straley - 2/14/27

Medical Board Liaison (non-voting), Ramanathan Raju

Stephen J. Boese, Executive Secretary Email: athlbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 560, Fax: 518-486-4846


Certified Shorthand Reporting

  • Article 151, §7503
  • Minimum Total Membership: 6
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 5 licensed certified shorthand reporters

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Kathleen Burdzy - 6/30/26
  • Sharon Cherny - 6/30/26
  • Linda Fisher - 06/30/22
  • Brian Krist, Public Member - 03/31/26
  • Rivka Teich - 6/20/26

Jennifer Winters, Executive Secretary Email: csrbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 160, Fax: 518-474-6375


Chiropractic

  • Article 132, §6553
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 4 licensed chiropractors
    • 1 licensed physician who holds M.D.
    • 1 licensed physician who holds D.O.
    • 1 educator who holds a doctorate or equivalent degree in either anatomy, physiology, pathology, chemistry, or microbiology

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Mark R. Craft - 04/30/24
  • Gary DiBenedetto- 12/31/22
  • Fiona Jarrett-Thelwell - 05/31/25
  • Caroline Maher, Public Member - 4/30/25
  • Anthony V. Morgante - 12/31/25
  • Elaina Pirro-Lombardi - 05/31/24
  • Bruce P. Steinberg, Jr. - 09/16/25
  • Michael Zumpano - 4/30/25

Dolores Cottrell, Executive Secretary Email: chirobd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 190, Fax: 518-473-0567


Clinical Laboratory Technology

  • Article 165, §8604
  • Minimum Total Membership: 12
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 4 licensed clinical laboratory technologists
    • 2 licensed cytotechnologists
    • 1 certified clinical laboratory technician
    • 1 certified histological technician
    • 1 representative of the diagnostic/manufacturing industry
    • 1 director of a clinical laboratory who shall be a physician

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Mary Ellen Clerkin, Public Member - 04/18/26
  • Kathleen M. Crowley - 11/14/25
  • Kelly Cwikla - 04/13/25
  • Maria Friedlander - 12/13/25
  • Angela Miczek - 11/17/24
  • Nader Okby - 10/17/26
  • Michael Reiner, Industry Representative - 01/14/23
  • Alyson Rutigliano - 3/12/23
  • Adam Tegnander - 1/22/23
  • Jeninne Wright - 12/13/25

Vacant, Executive Secretary Email: clinlabd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 120, Fax: 518-474-3706


Dentistry

  • Article 133, §6603
  • Minimum Total Membership: 18
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 13 licensed dentists
    • 3 licensed dental hygienists
    • 1 certified registered dental assistant

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Lorraine Carhart- 07/17/27
  • Suzanne Cassata- 07/17/27
  • Paul Chu- 05/31/23
  • James R. Coney, Public Member - 09/30/22
  • Payam Goudarzi-3/31/27
  • Charles Grannum- 3/31/27
  • Patricia A. Haberman - 03/31/25
  • Gabriele Hamm- 4/30/23
  • Tera Jenkins- 4/30/26
  • Ronald Kosinski - 12/31/24
  • Wayne Kye - 12/31/23
  • Kerry McEntee- 4/30/26
  • Karen Palleschi- 4/30/26
  • Salim Rayman - 12/31/23
  • Ernest A. Robertson - 12/31/23
  • Evelyn Salgado-12/31/22
  • Bruce Seidberg – 12/31/22
  • Stanley Smith- 8/31/26

Dolores Cottrell, Executive Secretary Email: dentbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 550, Fax: 518-473-0567


Dietetics and Nutrition

  • Article 157, §8003
  • Minimum Total Membership: 13
  • Minimum Public Members: 3
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 10 certified dietitians/nutritionists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Farhad Bassiri-Tehrani - 10/17/21
  • Jerrilynn Burrowes - 05/07/23
  • Carolyn Cramoy - 04/20/25
  • Dorothy Wrase Hares - 9/9/24
  • Peter Horvath - 03/31/22
  • Erika Laurion - 06/30/23
  • Candi Possinger - 04/30/22
  • Dana Reed - 02/28/22
  • Lenore Shapiro, Public Member - 03/31/25
  • Edward H. Weiss - 03/31/22

Jason R. Kramer , Executive Secretary Email: dietbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 100, Fax: 518-473-0532


Engineering, Land Surveying and Geology

  • Article 145, §7205
  • Minimum Total Membership: 12
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed professional engineers
    • 2 licensed land surveyors
    • 2 licensed professional geologists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Daniel D'Angelo - 4/6/25
  • Rosanne Frandina - 2/9/26
  • David A. Franzi - 3/16/25
  • April Friedman, Public Member - 9/9/24
  • William E. Kelly - 3/16/25
  • John J. Martin - 12/10/23
  • Jean M. Patota - 3/16/25
  • Matthew A. Noviello - 1/12/25
  • Thomas C. Mitchell – 12/10/23
  • Brian R. Holbritter – 9/17/23
  • Leonard W. Woods – 3/13/23
Eric Greppo, Executive Secretary Email: Engineering - Engineer@nysed.gov, Land Surveying - Survey@nysed.gov, Geology - Geology@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 140, Fax: 518-473-6282

Interior Design

  • Article 161, §8304
  • Minimum Total Membership: 9
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 4 certified interior designers
    • 2 licensed architects who practice primarily interior design
    • 1 licensed professional engineer with expertise in interior design
    • 1 full-time interior design educator

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Pamela Durante - 10/15/23
  • Hans Galutera - 11/15/26
  • Daria Mallin - 9/12/22
  • Rose Novak - 11/30/26
  • Anne Randazzo - 11/17/25
  • Andrew L. Seifer - 09/10/22

Eric Greppo, Executive Secretary Email: indsgnbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 140, Fax: 518-473-6282


Landscape Architecture

  • Article 148, §7323
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed landscape architects

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Valerie Aymer - 7/31/25
  • Christine Colley - 6/30/24
  • Nathaniel Harris - 11/30/25
  • Mark R. Johns - 9/30/22
  • Andrew Lavallee - 1/31/26
  • Kimberly Lorenz - 2/28/26
  • Stacy Paetzel - 3/31/23
  • Adrianne Weremchuk - 6/30/24

Robert Lopez, Executive Secretary Email: larchbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 110, Fax: 518-486-2981


Massage Therapy

  • Article 155, §7803
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 4 persons who have been engaged in the teaching, research, or practice of massage therapy for at least three years
    • 3 licensed physicians

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Kiersten Fisher - 11/6/24
  • Kyle Hierholzer - 03/31/26
  • Dale Montelione-Grust - 05/19/25
  • Michele Naumann Carlstrom - 5/9/22
  • Paul A. Pipia - 12/10/22
  • Linda Toomey - 11/6/24
  • Amy E. Warcup - 06/15/25

Vacant, Executive Secretary Email: msthbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 150, Fax: 518-473-1951


Medical Physics, Committee for (to assist Medical Board)

  • Article 166, §8704
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 4 licensed medical physicists represented by each of the following specialties:
      • diagnostic radiological physics,
      • therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology physics,
      • medical nuclear physics, and
      • medical health physics;
    • 3 licensed physicians represented by each of the following specialties:
      • diagnostic radiology,
      • radiation therapy or radiation oncology, and
      • nuclear medicine
      Member - Expiration of Term
  • Sughosh Dhakal, MD - Radiation Oncology - 12/15/24
  • Joseph M. Greco - Medical Health Physics - 09/14/25
  • Klaus A. Hamacher - Medical Nuclear Physics - 11/17/24
  • David Leung, MD - Nuclear Medicine - 12/15/24
  • Michael C. Schell - Therapeutic Radiological Physics - 10/17/26
  • Randy Yeh, MD - Diagnostic Radiology - 4/6/25

Medical Board Liaison (non-voting), George Autz, MD

Stephen J. Boese, Executive Secretary Email: medphysbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 560, Fax: 518-486-4846


Medicine

  • Article 131, §6523
  • Minimum Total Membership: 24
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 20 licensed physicians including:
      • 2 licensed physicians who hold D.O.
      • 2 licensed physician assistants
      • Minimum of 1 physician expert on reducing health disparities among demographic groups
      • 1 physician expert on women's health

Member - Expiration of Term

  • George Autz - 11/16/24
  • Roseanne C. Berger - 07/21/25
  • Roosevelt Boursiquot - 4/11/27
  • Lawrence J. Epstein - 12/15/24
  • Lynn Gladys Mark - 11/17/24
  • Marian Goldstein, Public Member - 12/15/24
  • Martha Grayson - 11/05/22
  • Elisabeth Benson Guthrie - 09/18/23
  • Sumathi Kasinathan - 05/15/26
  • Robert G. Lerner - 09/30/22
  • JoAnn Marino, Public Member - 2/13/27
  • Lynn Gladys Mark, DO - 11/16/24
  • Louis J. Papa - 09/12/26
  • Maria Plummer - 09/12/26
  • Swaminathan Rajan - 09/30/22
  • Ramanathan Raju, expert on reducing health disparities - 12/11/22
  • Najeeb Rehman - 10/18/26
  • Sumir Sahgal, expert on reducing health disparities - 1/11/26
  • Arash Salemi - 07/21/25
  • Nancy Sapio - 12/11/22
  • Neeta Minal Shah, expert on women's health - 09/18/23
  • Rahul Sharma - 09/18/23
  • Amit M. Shelat - 09/12/26
  • Greg Shutts, PA – 8/31/27
  • Robert R. Walther - 1/11/26
  • David Wlody - 4/11/27

Stephen J. Boese, Executive Secretary Email: medbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 560, Fax: 518-486-4846


Mental Health Practitioners

  • Article 163, §8406
  • Minimum Total Membership: 16
  • Minimum Public Members: 3
  • Specific Requirements:
    • at least 3 licensed professionals representing each of the following professions:
      • mental health counselor,
      • marriage and family therapist,
      • creative arts therapist, and
      • psychoanalyst;
    • 1 licensed physician who shall be a psychiatrist

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Thomas Biglin, LCAT - 12/31/26
  • Helena Boersma, LMHC - 6/3/24
  • Ann Canastra - 4/30/26
  • Sargam Jain, MD - 7/15/24
  • Rene Jones, LMFT - 12/31/21
  • Susan L Boxer, Kappel, LCAT - 11/4/24
  • Sara Lin Friedman McMullian, LCAT - 09/30/22
  • Rodney Means, LMHC - 06/30/21
  • Timothy Mooney, Public Member - 11/4/24
  • Angela Musolino - 9/9/24
  • Michele Landers Meyer - 11/4/24
  • Natalie Z. Riccio, LP - 01/31/24
  • Holly Vollink-Lent, LP - 1/31/21
  • Jill R. Weldum, LMFT - 01/31/24
  • Susan Wheeler Weeks, LMHC - 09/30/22

Evan Seiden, Executive Secretary Email: mhpbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 450, Fax: 518-486-2981


Midwifery

  • Article 140, §6954
  • Minimum Total Membership: 13
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed midwives
    • 1 educator of midwifery
    • 2 licensed physicians who are also certified as obstetrician/gynecologist by a national certifying body
    • 1 licensed physician who practices family medicine including obstetrics
    • 1 licensed physician who practices pediatrics

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Melissa Creighton - 07/31/24
  • Diane Folk - 06/30/26
  • Elizabeth Hornak - 02/28/27
  • Jacqueline Nasso - 09/30/22
  • Nicole Rouhana - 11/30/23
  • Denise Wharton - 03/31/26

Dina Jazrawi, Executive Secretary Email: midwifbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 130, Fax: 518-473-6995


Nursing

  • Article 139, §6904
  • Minimum Total Membership: 17
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 11 licensed registered professional nurses
    • 4 licensed practical nurses

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Kenya Beard - 05/31/23
  • Diane Ceravolo - 08/31/24
  • Edonn Ball - 2/28/23
  • Samantha De Los Santos, Public Member - 02/28/25
  • Ralph Derrico - 10/31/25
  • David Hedman - 9/30/24
  • Frances E. Iacobellis - 03/31/25
  • Sherley John - 2/28/23
  • Gwendolyn Lewis - 02/28/27
  • Heidi Mix - 12/31/25
  • Jamesetta Newland - 09/30/22
  • Edmund J.Y. Pajarillo - 09/13/26
  • Maria Vezina - 1/31/25
  • Jennifer L. Pettis - 10/31/26
  • Wayne Chan - 10/31/26

Suzanne Sullivan, Executive Secretary Email: nursebd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 120, Fax: 518-474-3706


Occupational Therapy

  • Article 156, §7903
  • Minimum Total Membership: 10
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed occupational therapists
    • 1 licensed physician

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Kelly Van Auken - 10/21/2026
  • Rebecka Cox - 05/31/26
  • Jaime Edelmann - 5/31/2026
  • Patricia Mahan - 10/31/25
  • Janet F. Falk-Kessler - 06/30/26
  • Kim Ann Mahoney - 05/31/26
  • Karen M. Newman - 12/31/23
  • Richard Sabel - 3/31/23
  • Sharon Sedlak - 5/31/2026
  • Hsin-I Wen - 9/30/22

Jason R. Kramer, Executive Secretary Email: otbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 100, Fax: 518-473-0532


Ophthalmic Dispensing

  • Article 144, §7123
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed ophthalmic dispensers

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Charles Brein - 06/30/22
  • Stephanie Cushman - 08/31/24
  • Anne Jordan - 03/31/26
  • Ken Krol - 04/30/22
  • Matthew Riordan - 03/31/26
  • Barry Santini - 08/31/24
  • Robert Wallner - 08/31/24

Thania F. Fernandez, Executive Secretary Email: odbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 180, Fax: 518-402-5944


Optometry

  • Article 143, §7103
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed optometrists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Obinna Akano- 4/30/27
  • Jeffrey Calhoun- 12/31/26
  • Michele Lagana- 1/31/26
  • Alison Risko- 4/30/26
  • Daniella Rutner - 10/31/26
  • Dana Salgado-4/30/23
  • Richard Soden - 04/30/27

Dolores Cottrell, Executive Secretary Email: optombd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 210, Fax: 518-473-0567


Pathologists' Assistants, Committee for (to assist Medical Board)

  • Article 68, §8854
  • Minimum Total Membership: 5
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements
    • one licensed physician who practices pathology
    • three licensed pathologists' assistants

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Charles Fernandez-Perez - 04/30/27
  • Nancy H. Halleck, Public Member - 04/30/27
  • Mohammad Zuber Nakadar - 04/30/27
  • Bernard Ng, MD - 04/30/27

Stephen J. Boese, Executive Secretary Email: PathA@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 210, Fax: 518-486-4846


Perfusion, Committee for (to assist Medical Board)

  • Article 134, §6634
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements
    • 4 Licensed Perfusionists
    • 2 Licensed Physicians

Member - Expiration of Term

  • James Beck - 07/21/24
  • Karl Bocchieri - 07/21/23
  • Richard Chan, Public Member - 10/26/25
  • William DeBois - 07/21/25
  • Julia Ann Luczak Bell-Thompson - 07/21/23
  • G. Randall Green - 01/14/2023
  • Frank Manetta - 04/08/24
  • Kathleen Rezler - 07/21/24
  • Bruce Searles - 07/21/25
  • Keith S. Senko, Public Member - 12/14/24

Medical Board Liaison (non-voting), Arash Salemi, MD

Stephen J. Boese, Executive Secretary Email: perfusion@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 560, Fax: 518-486-4846


Pharmacy

  • Article 137, §6804
  • Minimum Total Membership: 13
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 9 licensed pharmacists
    • 2 registered pharmacy technicians

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Karen Divens - 06/30/27
  • Steven Earle, Public Member - 09/30/26
  • Renee Hofman - 04/13/25
  • Heather King - 10/31/22
  • Mark Klang - 04/30/27
  • Michelle Lewis - 02/28/26
  • Nasir Mahmood - 04/30/24
  • Mark Soffing - 03/31/26
  • Christopher Wallen - 06/30/26
  • Miller Young - 02/28/2027

Dina Jazrawi, Executive Secretary Email: pharmbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 130, Fax: 518-473-6995


Physical Therapy

  • Article 136, §6733
  • Minimum Total Membership: 9
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 8 licensed physical therapists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Aimee Alexander - 03/31/23
  • Mindy Kaplan - 01/31/24
  • Matthew Lawney - 09/30/26
  • Catherine Leonard - 08/31/24
  • Jennifer McDonald - 08/31/24
  • Nathaniel Mosher - 08/31/24
  • Andrew John Opett - 09/30/21

Thania F. Fernandez, Executive Secretary Email: ptbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 180, Fax: 518-402-5944


Podiatry

  • Article 141, §7003
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed podiatrists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Joseph Anain Jr. - 02/28/25
  • Stanley Chen - 02/28/25
  • Jay G Levine - 02/28/25
  • Michael Loshigian - 10/31/26
  • Ricardo Lundi - 07/31/26
  • David Simon - 10/31/26
  • Mary Smith, Public Member - 11/30/26

Thania F. Fernandez, Executive Secretary Email: podbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 180, Fax: 518-402-5944


Professional Assistance, Committee for

  • Article 130, §6510-b
  • Minimum Total Membership: varies
  • All Committee members serve as public representatives
  • Specific Requirements:
    • Most Committee members have expertise in problems of drug and/or alcohol abuse

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Claire Bradley - 9/9/24
  • Auffermann, Diana - 12/10/23
  • Barra, Edward - 6/15/25
  • Bazata, Jacqueline - 7/31/24
  • Bowar-Ferres, Susan - 11/8/23
  • Boyd, Jill - 9/16/25
  • Costello,Bartley J. III - 3/30/26
  • Eble, Stephen T. - 12/31/23
  • Epstein, Edward - 05/31/24
  • Eschenauer, Robert - 7/31/24
  • Fashouer, Thomas F. - 6/15/25
  • Feinberg, Debra B. - 8/31/22
  • Furlong, Bonnie - 8/31/26
  • Goliber, Richard F. - 6/15/25
  • Herzog, Robert J. - 1/14/23
  • Lee, Wayne - Public Member - 6/15/25
  • Liao, Jocelyn - 7/31/24
  • Marnell, Sandra - 6/15/25
  • Moss, Katherine - 8/31/21
  • Mullen, John - Public Member - 10/31/22
  • Persaud, Vanessa - 7/31/24
  • Rago, MaryAnn - 7/31/24
  • Smith-Wilson, Angelia - 6/15/25
  • Thelander, Burton - 3/30/23
  • Tuttle, Elizabeth - 4/30/23
  • Whitfield, Laurice - 12/31/23

Jason R. Kramer, Executive Secretary Email: pap@nysed.govPhone: 518-485-9380, Fax: 518-485-9378


Psychology

  • Article 153, §7602
  • Minimum Total Membership: 12
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 11 licensed psychologists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Eloise M. Archibald - 10/17/22
  • Angelo R. Canedo - 12/10/22
  • Caroline Clauss-Ehlers - 04/18/26
  • Lauren DeCaporale-Ryan - 02/14/27
  • Thelma Dye-Holmes - 12/10/22
  • Julia Peacock - 04/18/26
  • Anu Raj - 02/14/27

Vacant, Executive Secretary Email: psychbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 150, Fax: 518-474-0126


Public Accountancy

  • Article 149, §7403
  • Minimum Total Membership: 22
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 20 licensed accountants, a minimum of 15 must be licensed certified public accountants

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Carney AuYeung - 08/31/24
  • Anthony Basile - 6/30/23
  • Anthony M. Bracco - 01/31/25
  • Alexander Buchholz - 10/31/24
  • Elizabeth Bush - 07/31/26
  • Scott Cheslowitz - 05/31/26
  • Ann Burstein Cohen - 04/30/23
  • Andrew M. Cohen - 09/30/25
  • Mark A. Ferm - 08/31/23
  • Cynthia A. Foy, Public Member - 03/31/24
  • Crisy Geerholt, Public Member - 6/30/24
  • William M. Kahn - 08/31/23
  • Brian Krist, Public Member - 6/30/24
  • Stephen F. Langowski - 02/28/24
  • Joseph Maffia - 03/31/26
  • Maria Moran - 04/30/24
  • Heather Mowat - 09/30/25
  • Kevin S. Richards - 04/30/25
  • James Schnell - 09/30/26
  • Thomas Sciametta - 1/31/25
  • Shelly Taleporos - 05/31/24

Jennifer Winters, Executive Secretary Email: cpabd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 160, Fax: 518-474-6375


Respiratory Therapy (includes Polysomnographic Technology)

  • Article 164, §8503
  • Minimum Total Membership: 11
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 5 licensed respiratory therapists
    • 2 licensed respiratory therapy technicians
    • 1 licensed physician

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Rebecca Albright - 1/31/25
  • Kathleen Beney - 07/31/25
  • Kevin Brinson - 09/30/23
  • Barbara DeLuca - 10/31/22
  • Cynthia J. Gottlieb - 09/30/23
  • Stanley John - 04/23/22
  • Thomas K. McManus - 12/31/24
  • Peter J. Papadakos - 12/31/23
  • Russell Rozensky - 04/31/24
  • Edward Schrager - 08/31/25

Suzanne Sullivan , Acting Executive Secretary Email: rtbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 120, Fax: 518-474-3706


Social Work

  • Article 154, §7703
  • Minimum Total Membership: 12
  • Minimum Public Members: 2
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 5 licensed master social workers
    • 5 licensed clinical social workers

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Susan Amy Nayowith, LCSW- 01/14/2024
  • Carmen Collado, LCSW - 07/31/20
  • Liz Espinoza, LCSW - 4/30/23
  • Tracyavon Ford, LCSW - 4/30/23
  • Lola H. Greene, Public Member - 01/31/24
  • Denise Janine Krause, LCSW - 10/31/24
  • Michelle Manley Belge, LMSW - 10/31/2023
  • Suzanne Meyer - 9/9/24
  • Mohni Mishra, LMSW- 6/3/24
  • Sujata Pai, LMSW- 12/31/24
  • Daryl Nicholson-Sansani - 9/14/25
  • Frances Septimo, Public Member - 4/30/23
  • Celisia Hope Street, LMSW - 03/21/26

Evan Seiden, Executive Secretary Email: swbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 450, Fax: 518-486-2981


Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  • Article 159, §8205
  • Minimum Total Membership: 8
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 3 licensed audiologists
    • 4 licensed speech-language pathologists

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Stefan Fosco - 08/31/23
  • Karen Bailey-Jones - 07/31/22
  • Dawn Cotter-Jenkins - 03/31/23
  • Denise Cruz - 9/30/22
  • Ianthe Dunn-Murad - 06/30/22
  • Richard Goliber - 09/30/22
  • Kathleen A. Grosvenor - 09/10/22
  • Joseph Pellegrino - 3/31/25
  • Heather Pyke - 06/30/22
  • Susan Roberts - 08/31/23
  • Melissa Fenice - 10/31/26

Jason R. Kramer, Executive Secretary Email: speechbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 100, Fax: 518-473-0532


Veterinary Medicine

  • Article 135, §6703
  • Minimum Total Membership: 10
  • Minimum Public Members: 1
  • Specific Requirements:
    • 7 licensed veterinarians
    • 2 licensed veterinary technicians

Member - Expiration of Term

  • Douglas G. Aspros - 11/16/24
  • David M. Chico - 09/15/24
  • Mark S. Chmielewicz - 11/16/24
  • Howard Gittleman - 01/14/2024
  • Alexandria Kanes, LVT – 01/9/27
  • Erica Lynne McKee, LVT- 11/16/24
  • Samantha Segal, Public Member – 5/31/27
  • Margret Thompson - 1/11/26
  • Alexandria Van der Woerdt – 02/13/27
  • Paul Zoyhofski - 06/30/26

Stephen J. Boese, Executive Secretary Email: vetmedbd@nysed.gov, Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 210, Fax: 518-486-4846

Last Updated: July 18, 2022