The Wagner College Board of Trustees is the governing body of Wagner College currently composed of 24 members. Under New York State law and the College Constitution and Bylaws, the Board is responsible for directing and managing all business and affairs of the college. The president of the College is an ex officio voting member of the Board.
All inquiries regarding the Board of Trustees should be made to Mark Harmon-Vaught, Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees, at email@example.com or 718-390-3226.
Chair of the Board
Jeffrey Forchelli, Esq. '66
Forchelli Deegan Terrana
Andrew F. Cortese '72
Senior Vice President & Business Information Officer
Information Technology, Europe, Middle East & Africa
AIG Global Services (retired)
Donna Mollica New '68
Mary Caracappa-Hurtado '82
Partner & Chief Operating Officer
Angelo Araimo, ex officio
Lisa DeRespino-Bennett '85
Executive Director, Head of HR Benefits Communications
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Robert Comerford '94
Partner, Chief Knowledge Officer
The Reverend Bishop Paul Egensteiner '79
Bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Senior Vice President
BMS Intermediaries, Inc.
GI Specialists of Georgia, PC
Gabriella Lepore Gaspar '89 *
Director of Property Management
Eric D. Houser, Esq.
Dr. Aletta Diamond '65 H'15
Thomas Kendris, Esq. '78
US Country CEO
Novartis Pharmaceuticals (retired)
The Honorable Seymour Lachman
Dean Emeritus, Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform
Former New York State Senator
Lorraine McNeill-Popper '78
Vice President & Creative Director
Richard A. Morgan, Esq.
General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer
Banyan Health Systems
Senior Vice President, Business Development
CBC Corporation (retired)
Anita Sabatino '69
Senior Executive, Clients and Innovation
IBM Corporation (retired)
Carolina Silva '16, GOLD alumni trustee
Robert Scalzo '01 M'03
Head of Operations
Jacqueline Williams Whittenburg '03 *
Co-founder & Executive Director
The Dereck Whittenburg Foundation for Education
Hayley Wolff *
Hedgeye Risk Management, LLC
*Trustee-elect, term beginning September 1
Dr. Louise S. Kaufman '75 M'78 H'12
Warner-Lambert Company (retired)
Michael R. Kelly '66 M'72
Kelly, Ashe & Associates
George A. King, Esq.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Infrastructure Group, Inc.
Michael F. Manzulli, Esq.
Richmond County Savings Bank
Dr. Eva Megerle H'97
Dr. George Megerle H'94
Polly Moles '68
Independent Consumer Services Professional
Dr. Thomas G. Moles '65 H'00
J. & W. Seligman and Company (retired)
Dr. Warren R. Procci '68 H'17
Dr. Howard Braren '50 H'12
Braren, Mulder, German, Associates, Inc.
Committees of the Board
In addition to quarterly plenary meetings of the board, the Trustees conduct their work through four quarterly meetings per academic year and through committees.
*indicates special or ad hoc committee or subcommittee
- Executive Committee
- Academic and Student Affairs Committee
- Audit Committee
- Business and Finance Committee
- Institutional Advancement and Marketing Committee
- Investments Committee
- Trustee Affairs Committee *
- Building & Grounds Committee *
- Athletics Subcommittee *