President’s Council

Maria Bordeaux Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
Huntington Administration Bldg.

Michael Case Director of Computing Center
Technology Services
Hinkle Memorial Library

Craig R. Clark, PhD Vice President for Development
Economic Development
Huntington Administration Bldg.

Associated with the college since 1979, Dr. Clark has served in a variety of teaching and administrative capacities, including professor and chair of the Civil Engineering Technology Department, interim vice president for Academic Affairs, and dean and executive director of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville.

Carrie Cokely, PhD Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs
Huntington Administration Building

An Elmira native, Dr. Cokely is returning to her New York roots by accepting this leadership role in Alfred. She earned a BA in sociology at Russell Sage College in Troy, then an MA and PhD also in sociology at Syracuse University. Cokely’s professional career started at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC as an assistant professor and she has earned multiple promotions over 15 years of service at Curry College, a private liberal arts school seven miles from downtown Boston, where she currently serves as associate provost.

Kathleen Casey Ebert, PhD Dean
School of Arts and Sciences
Physical and Health Sciences Bldg.

Kandi Geibel Associate Vice President of Integrated Enrollment Services
Student Leadership Center

“If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life!" 

These are the words that a wise professor once shared with me. I am a proud graduate of Alfred State and have had the privilege or working with students for the past 25 years. I hope prospective students find a program that they're passionate about and one that brings a lifetime of success.

Trish Haggerty Executive Assistant to the President
Office of the President
Huntington Administration Bldg.


BA in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication with a minor in Marketing and Management  - State University of New York at Geneseo '94-'98

Alfred State College Positions

  • Executive Assistant to the President - Alfred State College 2020-2023
  • Director of Development, Institutional Advancement - Alfred State College 2019-2020
  • Director of Annual Giving, Institutional Advancement -Alfred State College 2015-2019

Angela Koskoff Chief Diversity Officer and Policy Specialist
Human Resources
Huntington Administration Bldg.

Angela Koskoff is originally from Middletown, CT and attended Bryant University where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration. She obtained her Master of Education from the University of Maine taking additional courses in Disability Studies. She worked professionally at institutions across the country in Student Affairs and Residential Life.

Steven Mauro, PhD President
Office of the President
Huntington Administration Bldg.

Dr. Steven Mauro joined Alfred State as the College’s 13th president on March 28, 2022. 

Before joining the Alfred State family, Dr. Steven Mauro served as vice president for Strategy and Campus Operations at Gannon University. Prior to that, he served as dean of Health Professions and Sciences, interim provost, and vice president for Academic Administration. 

Jon Nickerson Director of Facilities
Facilities Services
Facilities Services

Russ Nunley, MBA Chief Marketing Officer
Marketing Communications
Hinkle Memorial Library

Directing strategic communications, marketing, and understanding audiences is at the heart of Russ Nunley’s career. He has a unique perspective and insights to propel marketing and surpass communication goals.

Whether working as a local TV anchor, handling marketing and PR for the world’s largest movie theatre group, or now as Chief Marketing Officer at SUNY Alfred State College, adjunct faculty, and Public Information Officer, he strives to create messages that resonate with audiences and to use communication for leadership, persuasion, information sharing, and inspiration.

Spencer Peavey Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Student Engagement
Student Leadership Center

Peavey is the recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Professional Excellence (2013-14). He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Science in Education (MSEd) from St. Bonaventure University.

Peavey resides in Wellsville with his wife, Emily, and is the parent of three children.

Joseph Petrick, PhD Director of Libraries
Library Services
Hinkle Memorial Library

Gregory Sammons, EdD Vice President for Student and Employee Affairs
Office of Vice President Student Affairs
Student Leadership Center

Dr. Gregory Sammons, Vice President for Student and Employee Affairs, joined the Alfred State College staff in 1996.  

Sammons' academic accomplishments include:

  • Ed.D in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University
  • Master of Justice Administration degree from Norwich University
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Houghton College 
  • Associate in Applied Science degree in criminal justice from Finger Lakes Community College

In 2012, Sammons was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.  

Timothy Sortore Assistant Vice President for Finance and Management
Business Affairs
Huntington Administration Bldg.

Jeffrey Stevens Dean
School of Applied Technology
School of Applied Technology


2000 Colorado State Masters Electricians License
1997 Colorado State Journeymans Electricians License
SUNY Alfred State College of Technology, Alfred, New York
- 1993 Associates in Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning
- 1991 Associates in Construction & Maintenance Electrician                                           

Danielle White Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Institutional Advancement
Van Hall Alumni House

Danielle White became the interim executive director of Institutional Advancement in December 2014. She had previously served as the director of Annual Giving since December 2009, overseeing annual fundraising campaigns including the college’s Phonathon.                                                                         

John C. Williams, PhD Dean
School of Architecture Management and Engineering Technology
Engineering Technology Bldg.

Dr. John C. Williams began his duties as dean of the School of Architecture, Management, and Engineering Technology (SAMET) in spring 2010. Prior to this role, he was associate professor and department chair, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department.

Williams was recently elected chair of the Engineering Technology Division (ETD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). 

Kishan Zuber Vice President for Enrollment Management
Student Leadership Center

Before joining a higher education marketing firm specializing in recruitment and customer relationship management systems, Zuber spent most of her professional life at State University of New York (SUNY) institutions including Delhi where she worked in web and electronic media.