2013-2014 OFFICERS

President: Ronald Smith
President-Elect: Gloria A. Jean

President Elect-Elect:  Dr. Barbara Donnellan
Past President:  Ronald Smith
Executive Director: Dr. Robert Rotunda
Executive Secretary: Tom Wiggins
Secretary: Sharon Comerford
Treasurer: Deborah Rotunda
Membership: Beth Westerheide
Public Relations: Dr. Kathleen Corbett
Data Coordinator: Dr. Luis Antonio Tosado II (Tony)
Director of Marketing: Julie Hogan
Technology Chair: Sandra Braun
Government Relations: Gloria Jean
Parliamentarian: Elizabeth Peters

Level Vice Presidents:
VP Elementary: Colleen Maresca
VP Middle: Kelly Whitney
VP Secondary: Jennifer Duffy
VP Directors of Guidance:  Jeanne Myers
Board Liaisons:
NYSED PPS Advisory:  Gloria A. Jean
Foundation Director: Tom Wiggins
Graduate Student Liaison: Dr. Gail Reed-Barnett
Counselor Educators Liaison:  Dr. Luis Antonio Tosado II (Tony)
NYS Comprehensive Model, Activities and Crosswalk: Dr. Robert Rotunda and Gloria A. Jean
NYSSCA Newsletter:  Michelle LaMontagne
Professional Journal: TBA
Professional Associations:
NYSCEA Representative: Ronald Smith
NYSUT Liaison: Elizabeth Peters and Rosemarie Thompson


Region I: Long Island: Reina Jovin
Region II: Lower Hudson Valley: John Cucurullo
Region III: Mid-Hudson: Juana Rivera
Region IV: Hudson-Mohawk: Amelia Gallagher
Region V: North Country-Mohawk: Jessica Cooper
Region VI: Mid-State: Joan Cawley
Region VII: Mid-South: Cynthia Sodeur
Region VIII: Mid-West: Elizabeth Peters
Region IX: Great Western: Mary Clark
Region X: NYC: Christine Curcio, Rosemarie Thompson, & Marjorie Miller

NYSSCA’s governing board is constituted of elected officers representing all levels of school counselors in the state. Regional governors are liaisons to the ten different regions:


Nominations & Election Chart

NYSSCA’s strategic plan establishes the goals and directions of the organization for the years 2010-2014.

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Strategic Plan

The purpose of the strategic plan it to provide the association with a direction for the present and future of the profession.

Annual Work Plan

The work plan provides goals and directions for the associations work throughout the given year.