Leadership

A State University of New York College (SUNY) community college, Hudson Valley Community College is sponsored by Rensselaer County and overseen by a 10-member Board of Trustees. The college’s faculty and staff are led by Dr. Roger A. Ramsammy, the college’s seventh president.

Administration

Roger A. Ramsammy, Ph.D. (2018)
President
Ph.D., Howard University
M.S., Howard University
B.S., University of DC

Jonathan Ashdown, Ph.D. (2011)
Interim Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) 
Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S., B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Jonathan Brennan (2016)
Chief Information Officer
M.Ed., Post University
B.S., The Sage Colleges
A.O.S., ITT Technical Institute

Louis Coplin II (1987)
Vice President for Student Affairs
M.A., Empire State College
B.A., SUNY College Fredonia

Judith DiLorenzo (1993)
Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs
M.A., SUNY Empire State College
B.S., Northeastern University
A.A.S., Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene

Karen Ferrer-Muñiz (2011)
Dean of Retention and Instructional Support Services
M.A., SUNY Albany
B.A., Inter American University of Puerto Rico

Margaret Geehan, Ph.D. (1997)
Dean of Institutional Assessment
Ph.D., M.S., SUNY Albany
B.A., SUNY New Paltz
A.A.S., Fashion Institute Technology

Penny Hill (2011)
Dean of Economic Development and Workforce Initiatives
M.B.A., The Sage Colleges
B.S., SUNY Albany
A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

Suzanne Kalkbrenner (2007)
Executive Assistant to the President
B.A., Fordham University
A.O.S., Mildred Elley

Dennis Kennedy (2010)
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
M.A., SUNY Albany
B.A., Marist College
A.A., Hudson Valley Community College

Patricia Klimkewicz, Ph.D., RN-BC (2000)
Interim Dean of Health Sciences
Ph.D., Walden University
M.B.A., M.S., B.S., The Sage Colleges
A.A.S., Mohawk Valley Community College

Regina M. LaGatta ‘73 (2014)
Executive Director of External and Government Affairs
M.S.Ed., College of Saint Rose
B.S.Ed., SUNY Brockport
A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

Lucille A. Marion, Ph.D. (1983)
Vice President and Executive Director of Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
Ph.D., M.S., B.A., Ed Specialist University Certificate, SUNY Albany

Karen Paquette (2017)
Executive Director of Human Resources
M.S., Central Michigan University
B.S., Seton Hall University

Kathleen Petley (1987)
Executive Director for Institutional Effectiveness
M.S., SUNY Albany
B.A., SUNY Binghamton

William D. Reuter (2017)
Vice President for Administration and Finance
M.A., Empire State College
B.S., Binghamton University
A.A.S., Nassau Community College

Ainsley Thomas (2017)
Chief Diversity Officer
M.A., SUNY Albany
B.A., LeMoyne College

Fabian Vega, Ph.D. (2017)
Dean of Business and Liberal Arts
Ph.D., M.Phil., Union Theological Seminary
M.Div., Yale University
M.S., Neumann College
B.S., Valley Forge Christian College