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The College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board

The Dean’s Advisory Board comprises dedicated alumni, parents and friends of the College of Arts and Sciences who serve as stewards and advocates. The Board’s mission is to advise the Dean of the College as well as develop resources for endeavors that further the strategic objectives of the College.

We are grateful to the members of our Advisory Board who give generously to the College and contribute to life on campus through mentoring, research, enterprise, and service.

Richard W. Babinecz ’67, G’69
Attorney at Law, PLLC
New York, New York

Stephen Barton '12
Director of Intergovernmental Relations
Senator Charles E. Schumer's Office
New York, New York

S. Jeffrey Bastable ’69, G’73
Director of Philanthropy
Honor Flight
Syracuse, New York

Kevin J. Bell ’74
Director, President & CEO
Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois

Jeffrey D. Benedict ‘88
Vice President
Preferred Benefits Group, Inc.
Fair Lawn, NJ

David Bing ’66, G’95, H'06
Businessman and former Mayor of Detroit
Detroit, Michigan

Jessica Boulanger ‘99
Senior Vice President for Communications
Business Roundtable
Washington, D.C.

Alicia Carroll '88
Physician, Opthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Alicia Carroll M.D. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Center, PLLC
Charlotte, NC

Kia Chandler ‘00
Assistant General Counsel
Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD

Thomas ("Whit") Clay '93
Managing Director and Partner
Sloane and Company
New York, New York

Renée Crown ’50
Civic Leader and Philanthropist
Wilmette, Illinois

Ghaleb H. Daouk ’79
Director, Extramural Clinical Services
Children's Hospital of Boston
Boston, Massachusetts

Richard B. Dobbis ’70
Rick Dobbis Organization Global (R-Dog)
New York, New York

Leonard S. Elman ’52
Attorney at Law (ret.)
New York, New York

Laura A. Feldman ‘81
Feldman & Pinto
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Winston C. Fisher ’96
Partner, Fisher Brothers Management
Syracuse University Board of Trustees, Member
New York, New York

Martin F. Gellert
Molecular Genetics Section Chief
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Stephen I. Gilberg ’82
The Gilberg Agency, Inc.
White Plains, New York

Eric D. Gleason '05
Gallery Director
Paul Kasmin Gallery
New York, New York

Christopher J. Horvay ’73
Gould & Ratner
Chicago, Illinois

Carol K. Kossar ’53
Vice President
Bernard R. and Carol Kossar Foundation
New York, New York

Carole A. Leland ’56
Consultant & Principal
Leadership Enterprises
San Diego, California

Connie Matteo '88, G'91
Assistant General Counsel
Pfizer, Inc.
Madison, New Jersey

Edward Mitzen ‘88
Fingerpaint Marketing
Saratoga Springs, NY

Joan K. Nicholson ’71, G’89
Assistant Professor and Dietetic Technician Program Director, Morrisville State College
BOV, Volunteer Parent Representatives
Syracuse University Board of Trustees, Member
Cazenovia, New York

Anthony Noble ’99
Princeton Real Estate Partners, LLC
Forest Heights, Maryland

Mary Gilbert Palmer ’65
Jewelry Historian and Antiques Importer
Mary Gilbert Palmer Inc. Antiques & Importing
Logan, Utah

Elliott I. Portnoy ’86
Global Chief Executive Officer
Washington, DC

Andrew Rasanen ’73
Director, Corporate Communications
New York, New York

Joann ("Jan") Raymond ’65
Artist and Educational Reformer
Darien, Connecticut

Debra Adams Simmons '86
Executive Editor, Culture
National Geographic
Washington, D.C.

Paul Swartz '05
Strategy Group Vice-President
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
New York, New York

Alan D. Sweetbaum ’78 (Chair)
Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC
Denver, Colorado

Robert Tenney ’82
Mid York Press
Sherburne, New York

Christopher J. Tennyson ’73
Communications Consultant/Producer
Tsquared Ventures
New York, New York

Michael Thonis ’72
Managing Director and COO
Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC
Syracuse University Board of Trustees, Member
Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas E. Toomey ’95
Vice President, Investment Management Division
J.P. Morgan Chase & Company
New York, New York

Winston ("Win") Weber ’62
Chairman and CEO,
Winston Weber & Associates Inc
Tampa, Florida

Judy Pistaki Zelisko ’72
Vice President
Brunswick Corporation
Lake Forest, Illinois