Leadership Team

James L. Vander Hooven
President
Ed.D. University of Maine
M.A. University of Wyoming
B.A. The Ohio State University

President Vander Hooven’s Executive Bio

 

Robert LaBonte
Vice President, Finance & Administration
M.B.A. Northeastern University;
B.S., Southeastern Massachusetts University

Diane M. Ruksnaitis
Vice President, Human Resources & Payroll, Affirmative Action Officer
M.S., Villanova University;
B.A., Salem State University

Lea Ann Scales
Vice President, External Affairs, Communications and K-12 Partnerships
M.S., University of Massachusetts;
B.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato

Joseph N. Stiso
Vice President, Planning, Development, and Institutional Research
M.S., Worcester State University;
B.A., Clark University

Rachel Frick Cardelle
Interim Vice President of Lifelong Learning & Workforce Development
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University;
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, School for Advanced International Studies;
B.A., University of Colorado

Vincent S. Ialenti
Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts;
M.S., Syracuse University;
B.A., Providence College

Jason Zelesky
Interim Vice President of Student Affairs
M.Ed., University of Vermont;
B.A., University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth