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I Make It Happen

Get Involved

There is opportunity for each department to become and remain involved. A list of subcommittees follows that are available for your participation. A steering committee member chairs each committee and its volunteers are interdepartmental, committed to the Initiative’s ultimate success. We welcome your participation on any of the following teams.

For information on getting involved with the I Make It Happen initiative, please contact Phyllis Mooney at pmooney@pace.edu.


Steering Committee

  • Robina Schepp - Enrollment Management
  • Phyllis Mooney - Career Services
  • Mechita Self - Career Services
  • Mark Stephens - Financial Aid
  • Dr. Sue Maxam - Office for Student Success
  • Nasreen Hussain - Office for Student Success
  • Julie Werkheiser - Talent Development
  • Susan Donahue - Talent Development
  • Matt Renna - Human Resources
  • Dr. Marijo Russell-O’Grady - Dean of Students, NYC
  • Dr. Lisa Bardill-Moscaritolo - Dean of Students, PLV
  • Dr. Beth Gordon - Information Technology Services

Service Standards Subcommittees

  • Sponsor - Robina Schepp, Enrollment Management
  • Initiative Chair - Phyllis Mooney, Career Services
  • Assessment - Mark Stephens, Financial Aid
  • Communications - Dr. Sue Maxam; Nasreen Hussain – Office for Student Success
  • Training – Julie Werkheiser, Susan Donahue – Talent Development
  • Employee Recognition – Luciana Ziegler, Rosemary Mulry – Employee Relations 
  • Information Bar - Dr. Dean Marijo Russell – O’Grady, Dean of Students, NYC; Dr. Lisa Bardill-Moscaritolo, Dean of Students, PLV

Service Ambassadors

  • Vinnie Birkenmeyer - Residential Life, Westchester
  • Fallon Saratovsky – Information Technology Services
  • Jennifer Crespo - Office for Student Success
  • Lauren Dennis - Office of Student Assistance
  • Eric Deserto - Residential Life, PLV
  • Nicola Foster - Undergraduate Admissions
  • Shaquana Gadsden - SDACA NYC
  • Keith Gorman - Residential Life
  • Annette Hernandez - OSA Help Desk, Call Center
  • Janice Hilbrink - Financial Aid
  • Kit Lee-Demery - Security
  • Mary Lieto - Auxiliary Services
  • Shawn Livingston - SDACA PLV
  • Marijo Russell-O’Grady - Dean of Students, NYC
  • Melanie Morales-Woo - Undergraduate Admissions, Enrollment Management
  • Rachel Simon - Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Jennifer Talbot - Office of Student Success
  • Alerie Tirsch - Residential Life