Staff Directory by Department


Dora Carney


Carol Hamer

Learn more about Audiology Services

Case Management

Valerie Chmela

Susan Matuozzi

Allan Santiago

Jamie Schagat

Learn more about Case Management

Communications Learning Center (CLC)

Department Supervisor
Peggy Costello

Rosemary Kurtz

Kimberly Mockler

Garwin Posner

Pamela Rothman

Learn more about the Communications Learning Center (CLC)

CA-Community Services Program (CA-CSP)

Department Supervisor
Chad Metcalf

Kayla Coburn

Toni Chapman

Wendy Chouinard

Susanne Hogan

Learn more about the CA Community Services Program (CA-CSP)

NY-Community Services Program (NY-CSP)

Department Supervisor
Debbie Fiderer

Rachel Cangelosi

Nancy Carazo

Tammie Christian

Shereen Duplessis

Elaina Gasparino

Lisa Mildeberger

Angela Sausa

Learn more about the NY Community Services Program (NY-CSP)

Deaf-Blind Immersion Experience (DBIE)

Michael Richards

Learn more about DBIE

Deaf-Blind Specialists

Laurie McBride

Corinne Miller

Leah Newmann

Jonathan Pringle

David Volper

Learn more about our Deaf-Blind Specialists

Independent Living

Department Supervisor
Maricar Marquez

Rachel Cangelosi

Eleanor Coley-Brady

Lucia Trupin

Learn more about Independent Living

Information, Research and Professional Development (IRPD)

Department Director
Stacey Sullivan

Allison Burrows

Megan Conway

Ryan Lensman

Learn more about IRPD


Department Supervisor
Kathy Anello

Jamie Forman

Patrick Mullen

Elizabeth Mundy

Erin Quinn

Jessica Stephenson

Ilissa Sternlicht

Learn more about our Interpreting Department

Low Vision Services

Melida Johnson

Learn more about our Low Vision Services

Medical Services

Peg Herzberg

Carol Petrilli

Department mailbox

Learn more about the Medical Department

Mental Health Services

Lisa Cantanzaro

Learn more about Mental Health Services

National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB)

Department Supervisor
Samuel Morgan

Megan Cote

Michael Fagbemi

Allan Santiago

Learn more about NCDB

National Family Association of the Deaf-Blind (NFADB) / CHARGE Syndrome Foundation (CHARGE)

National Family Association of the Deaf-Blind (NFADB)

CHARGE Syndrome Foundation (CHARGE)

NY-Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (DBEDP)

Mary Ross

Bryan Ward

Orientation & Mobility

Department Supervisor
Monica Godfrey-Lehrer

JC Barrios

Peter Cohen

Learn more about Orientation & Mobility

Regional Representatives

Director of Field Services
Laura Thomas

Click the link below for a full list of Regional Representatives and Regional Representative Assistants.

Learn more and find your Regional Representative


Tom Burke

Sonia Hernandez

Learn about Campus Life

Senior Adult Program

Kenneth (Mark) Armstrong

Bonita Marshall (Assistant)

Learn more about HKNC's Senior Adult Program


Megan Dausch

Don Horvath

Robert Pena

Bill Spagnuolo

Learn more about Technology

Technology Development/Training Specialist

Anindya Bhattacharyya

Vocational Services

Department Supervisor
Kathy Mezack

Nadea Armogan

Allie Galletti

Mak Gharabaghi

Ginger Lowe

Bentley Posner

Learn more about Vocational Training