Board of Directors

2017-2018 EXECUTIVE BOARD

President                                                                                                              

KAREN K. TEXEIRA                                                                                                                                           

John Jay College

Director, Upward Bound Program

Past-President

MARK MILLWARD                                                                                                                                                           

State University of New York Potsdam

Director, TRIO SSS

President  Elect  

JACKASHA WILEY

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Director, Upward Bound Program

Treasurer (17-19)  

SUSAN J. OTT

University of Buffalo

Director, McNair Scholars Program

SECRETARY (17-19)                                                                                             

JENNIFER EFFEREN                                                               

Pace University, School of Education

Director, Upward Bound Program

Parliamentarian

MARIA RIJOS

Kean University

Director, Upward Bound Program

New Jersey District Representatives

Northern Representative                                                                                         

JAKYRRA S. TYSON

Rutgers University - Newark

Director, Educational Talent Search

Central Representative

TAMARA MASSAY-TROTZ

Rutgers University, Newark

Program Coordinator, Educational Talent SearchSouth Representative

Southern Representative

Open

 

 

New York District Representatives

Central Representative

Open 

Metro Representative    

 OMAR A. ABDULLAH              

John Jay College

Counselor, Upward Bound Program                                                                                                                                            

North Country Representative 

DEBORAH SUTLIFF

Clarkson University

Assistant Director, CSTEP/McNair/LSAMP/S-stem programs

Western Representative

KATE TROMBLEY

Genesee Community CollegeDirector,

Education Opportunity Center

Members at Large

 (16-18)

ANDREW GEBEL 

Genesee Community College

TRiO Upward Bound Academic Coordinator

JASON A. MOORE                                                         

Rutgers – New Brunswick

Director, Student Support Services

TOMICKA WAGSTAFF Ed.D 

Rochester Institute of Technology

Assistant Vice President,  Student Access and Success

(17-20)

ANGELICA BENITEZ

Rider University

Director, McNair Program

ANTHONY C. CULPEPPER, JR. 

Saint Peter's University

Student Support Services

JORGE MARTINEZ-SANTIAGO 

Fordham University

Director, Educational Talent Search

(18-21)

YURI A. JOB

City College of New York

Director, Upward Bound Program

NELSON A. RODRIGUEZ                                               

Rutgers University, Newark

Director, Upward Bound

JEN RUDOLPH 

Cornell University

Director ,Pre-College Opportunity Program

2017-2018 STANDING COMMITTEES

Alumni

Chair: Anthony Culpepper

Bylaws/P3

Chair: Jorge Martinez-Santiago

Conference

Co-Chairs: Maria Rijos & Karen Texeira

Jackasha Wiley

Awards & Scholarships

Chair: Omar Abdullah 

Jorge Martinez-Santiago

Jennifer Efferen

Jennifer Rudolph

Development

Chair: Yuri Job

Fairshare

Chairs: Jakyrra Tyson & Karen Texeira

Emerging Leaders

Chairs:  Jen Rudolph

Finance

Chair: Susan Ott

Karen Texeira

Jorge Martinez-Santiago

Membership

Chair: Karen Texeira

Nominations & Elections

Chair: Mark Millward

Jorge Martinez-Santiago

Publications

Chair: Yuri Job

Strategic Plan

Chair: Karen Texeira

Policy Seminar

New York Coordinators:   Andrew Gebel, Brian Post

New Jersey Coordinators:  Jakyrra Tyson