Board of Trustees

  • Michelle DiBenedetto


    Ms. Michelle DiBenedetto

    Director of Special Programs
    Long Island Housing Partnership
  • Picture of Mr. Thomas Attivissimo

    Mr. Thomas Attivissimo

    Greiner-Maltz Company, Inc.
  • Nora Bassett

    Ms. Nora Bassett

    Professor/Management Consultant
    City University of New York
  • Picture of Mr. Ravishankar Bhooplapur

    Mr. Ravishankar Bhooplapur

    Xavier University School of Medicine
  • Gary Casimir

    Mr. Gary Casimir '88

    McGivney Kluger & Cook, P.C.

  • Lawrence Chariton

    Mr. Lawrence Chariton

    Chief Operating Officer
    Great American Jewelry
  • Steven Connolly

    Mr. Steven Connolly '88

    President & CEO
    Co-Source Solutions, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Custodio

    Ms. Elizabeth Custodio

    Vice President, CRA Officer
    People's United Bank
  • Monique Darrisaw-Akil

    Dr. Monique Darrisaw-Akil

    Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education, Programs and Policy

    Brentwood Union Free School District

  • Rachel Lee Davis

    Ms. Rachel Lee Davis

    Suffolk County Human Rights Commission
  • Terri Elkowitz

    Ms. Terri Elkowitz

    Senior Vice President & Northeast manager
    VHB Engineering, Surveying and Landscape Architecture
  • Joseph Garofalo

    Rev. Joseph Garofalo

    Outreach Pastor
    Island Christian Church
  • Dr. Bhupendra Patel

    Dr. Bhupendra Patel

    Medical Director
    Doctor’s Medical Group
  • Luis F. Ras

    Mr. Luis F. Ras

    Founder and Owner
    Ras Associates, PLLC
  • The Honorable Viviana Russell

    The Honorable Viviana Russell

    Town of North Hempstead
  • Dr. Magdy Shady

    Dr. Magdy Shady

    St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
  • Joseph P. Sheehan

    Mr. Joseph P. Sheehan '99

    Owner and President
    Colony Pest Management, Inc.
  • Ronald Terenzi

    Mr. Ronald Terenzi '77

    Founding Partner
    Terenzi & Confusione, P.C.

Ex-Officio Members

  • Portrait of Dr. Sams

    Dr. Timothy E. Sams 

    SUNY Old Westbury
  • Lionel Chitty

    Mr. Lionel Chitty '02

    Alumni Association of SUNY Old Westbury
  • Andrew Mattson

    Mr. Andrew Mattson

    Chair, Faculty Senate and Tenured Instructor, American Studies Department
    SUNY Old Westbury
  • Wayne Edwards

    Executive Director & Secretary

    Dr. Wayne Edwards

    Vice President for Institutional Advancement 
    SUNY Old Westbury
  • Len Davis

    Treasurer (Acting)

    Mr. Len Davis

    Senior Vice President for Business and Finance & CFO
    SUNY Old Westbury