President's Administrative Council

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Council Members

The President’s Administrative Council (PAC) is comprised of senior academic and administrative staff members who serve as the President’s leadership team. The Council advises the President on issues of broad importance to institutional well-being and success.

As stewards of NJCU’s institutional mission, members of the Council act collectively, providing guidance as well as supporting leadership in establishing short- and long-term strategic and tactical goals for the University.

Andrés Acebo                   
Executive Vice President and University Counsel

Aaron Aska                                       
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jodi Bailey                                     
Vice President, Student Affairs (Interim)

Ángel González                                      
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Officer

Tamara Jhashi                                 
Provost and Senior Vice President

Ben Rohdin                                     
Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Success (Interim)

Benjamin Durant                                 
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Interim)

Nurdan Aydin                                   
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

José Balda                                         
Director, Admissions

Donna Breault                                 
Dean, College of Education

Kwi Brennan
Chief Development Officer
Executive Director, NJCU Foundation

Damaris Castillo           
Budget Operations Manager, Academic Affairs

Robert Cole
Acting Director, Athletics

Tamara Cunningham                     
Associate Vice President, Global Initiatives

Edie Del Vecchio                             
Associate Vice President, Business Services

Huijian Dong
Associate Dean, School of Business

Gail Fernandez
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Alicia Franqui                                        
Associate Vice President, Human Resources

Ron Hurley                                        
Associate Vice President, Public Safety
Deputy Chief of Staff

Faith Jackson                                  
Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Jeff Livingston                                  
Associate Vice President, Real Estate and Capital Projects

Jennifer Luciano
Assistant Dean, Residence Life and Student Engagement

Jason Martinek
Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences (Interim)

Bernie McSherry                             
Founding Dean, School of Business

Scott Mittman
Associate Dean, William J. Maxwell College of Arts & Sciences

Francis Moran
President, University Senate

Todd Regn           
Executive Director, Office of Research Grants and Sponsored Programs

Rosemary Reilly
Project Coordinator, University Advancement and Strategic Initiatives and Interim Director of Event Services

Aimee Rousseau
Associate University Counsel

João Sedycias                                   
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Christopher Shamburg
Vice President, University Senate

Michael Sims                          
Confidential Assistant to the President

Frederick Smith
Director, Library

Pia Stevens
Associate Dean of Students

Paul Sunda                              
Associate Vice President, Business Operations

Phyllis Szani                                      
Associate Vice President, Information Technology

Ira Thor                               
Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations/University Spokesperson

Marvin Walker
Dean, College of Professional Studies

Budget Officer & Risk Manager

Associate Vice President, Building Services

as of March 15, 2022