Board of Advisors - School of Education & Health

Each school at Manhattan College has an advisory board comprised of distinguished professionals who consult with the dean to make recommendations that help ensure graduates are professionally prepared for their intended careers.

Education Programs

  • Leo Almonte ’06: Teacher, PS/IS 18
  • Br. Brian Carty, FSC: Founder and  Principal, De La Salle Academy
  • Barbara Ferraro, Ed.D.: Associate Superintendent, Rye Neck Union Free School District; Manhattan College Adjunct Professor
  • Thomas Ganes, Ed.D.: Guidance Chairperson, Great Neck Public Schools; Manhattan College Adjunct Professor
  • Ron Gonzalez ’98: Principal, Mt. Vernon High School
  • Anna Kirane: Principal, PS 81
  • Alex Marrero: Assistant Principal, IN-Tech Academy (MS/HS 368X)
  • John Mueser: Teacher, Riverdale Country School
  • Bernard Pierorazio, D.P.: Superintendent, Yonkers Public Schools
  • Joseph Rodriguez ’72: Assistant Principal, Cardinal Hayes High School
  • Michael Rosario ’98: Physical Education Teacher, PS/MS 279
  • Sr. June Clare Tracy, OP: Manhattan District Superintendent, Archdiocese of New York Schools

Health Programs

  • Br. Raymond Blixt, FSC,  Ph.D. ’68: President, B & M Lasallian Consultors
  • Beatrice Bloom, MD: Physician-in-Charge, Dept. of Radiation Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Alex Crumbley, Ph.D.: Associate in Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Louis DePasquale, LPT ’73: Staff Physical Therapist, Bon Secours Francis Schervier Home
  • Don Gasparini, Ph.D., CASAC: Asst. V.P. of Behavioral Health Services, St. John’s Riverside Hospital
  •  John Hart, CNMT, RT(N) ’81: Administrator-CFO, Nuclear Medicine Division/Dept. of Radiology, Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Vincent Houston, ’79: President, Health Enhancement Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Vincent Metzo, LMT, CSCS: Dean, Exercise Science/Advanced Personal Training Certificate Program., Swedish Institute
  • Maria Perez, LNHA: Chief Executive Officer & Administrator, Methodist Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation
  • Br. Michael Reis, FSC, LICSW, Ed.D. ’70: CEO and Co-Founder, Tides Family Services
  • Stephen Scharf, M.D.: Chief, Nuclear Medicine Section, Lenox Hill Hospital