Board of Trustees

Columbia-Greene Community College receives governance from a 10-member Board of Trustees: four appointed by the Governor, five selected by the Columbia and Greene County sponsors, and one elected by the student body. To contact the Board of Trustees, email the Executive Secretary to the Board, Mary Garafalo, or call 518-697-6325.

Peter O’Hara
Dean Emeritus, Norwalk Community College, Connecticut; retired consultant, State University of New York Foundation

Maryanne Lee
Vice Chair
President of Saturn Industries and President and CEO of Leer Technologies; member of the Board of Trustees for the Claverack Free Library

Bruce Bohnsack
Retired President and General Manager with GTel (Germantown Telephone Company)

Doreen Parsley Davis
Retired pharmaceutical executive with Merck & Co., Inc.; former Supervisor, Town of Catskill from 2016-2019.

Kelly Konsul
School Counselor, Catskill Senior High School

Peter Markou
Treasurer of Greene County, New York

Charles Millar
Senior Vice President/Complex Manager of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Edward “Ned” Schneier, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, The City College of the City University of New York

Marvin Morales
Student Trustee

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

The Columbia-Greene Community College Board of Trustees meets on the third Monday of each month March through December and on the fourth Monday of the month in January and February. All Board meetings begin at 3:30 p.m. typically in the Professional Academic Center, Room 614.