COVID-19 Campus Health, Safety and Re-entry Committee Charge and Members
The role of the committee is to monitor the higher education landscape and the impact of the virus on the College of Staten Island relative to health, safety and planning for resumption of in-person operations. The committee provides situation reports to College leadership to assist them in making well-informed decisions and communicates CDC updates, NYS updates and actions taken by the University to ensure the continued health and safety of our community, and to to ensure that equity and inclusion are at the center of all re-entry plans. The committee will consider re-entry challenges and opportunities and develop recommendations specific to all aspects of workplace re-entry.
College of Staten Island Re-Entry Committee
Hope Berte and Michael Parrish (co-chair)
External Committees- Report out to Re-Entry Committee
|Patty Kahn, Jane Marcus Delgado, Ralf Peetz||Online Instruction and Continuity|
|Michael Cavagnero, Chair||Research Re-Entry|
|Dante Tawfeeq, Chair||Animal Care Research Re-Entry|
|Rob Wallace, Co-Chairs||Dolphin Cove Housing Committee|
- Campus Preparedness/Safety Charge – Propose short and long-term recommendations and needs to allow a safe campus environment while maintaining social distancing, keeping areas of occupancy sanitized, ensuring environmental safety and tracking any incidences of COVID-19.
Name Department / Title Co-Chair Hope Berte VP CPF&O Co-Chair John Verzani Faculty Keith Pisons Chief Sup. Facilities Michael Lederhandler Public Safety James Saccardo EH&S Joanne Sagherian Operations Jorma Loci Campus Planning Linda Conte Health Center Amy Stempler Library TJ Tibbs Athletics Patricia Kahn AVP OIT Joyce Taylor OIT Carlos Serrano AVP Finance/Budget Kevin Ascolese Budget Joseph Weisberg Student
Student Learning, Life, and Success
Student Safety, Health, and Wellness Charge – Monitor the social, emotional, and physical wellbeing of CSI students as we maintain a primarily distance education mode of delivery but start the slow return to the Willowbrook and St. George campuses. Plan for the resumption of campus operations including, but not limited to, student affairs services, housing, food services, and the library.
Name Department / Title Co-Chair Katie Cumiskey Faculty/St. George Danielle Dimitrov Student Affairs Terianne Darragh Health Center Linda Conte Health Center Ann Booth Counseling Center Stefan Charles-Pierre Accessibility McKala Neese Housing Jodi Merendino Dining Services Catherine Ferrara Diversity and Compliance TJ Tibbs Athletics Mario D’Alessandro St. George Carol Brower Student Life TBD Student
Student Success Charge – Determine how student support services will transition from an entirely online mode of operation to phased on-campus services. Determine how to maintain a safe, socially distanced environment for students as they return to campus.
Name Department / Title Co-Chair Ralf Peetz Associate Provost Co-Chair Jane Marcus Delgado Faculty Senate Patricia Kahn AVP OIT Stephen Ferst Global Engagement Jennifer Durando Center for Advising and Academic Success Danielle Dimitrov Student Affairs Linda John OIT Veronica DiMeglio Curriculum Office TBD Student
Academics/Curriculum Charge - Make broad recommendations for how to maintain instructional continuity as CSI transitions from its current primarily distance education mode to resumption of some on-campus instructional activities.
Name Department / Title Co-Chair Michael Parish VP/Provost Co-Chair Dan McCloskey Faculty Kerri Gerson Registrar Suzy Shepardson HEO's Amy Stempler Library Katie Cumiskey Faculty/St. George Jane Marcus Delgado Faculty Senate Jonathan Peters Faculty Michael Batson Faculty/PSC Patricia Kahn AVP OIT Doriann Hyland OIT Carlos Serrano AVP Finance/Budget Kevin Ascolese Budget Marie Giordano Nursing Department Alex Scott Enrollment TBD Student
Communications/Borough Stewardship Charge - Work with borough, city, CUNY and state agencies in maintaining the campus as an anchor institution and a resource for the recovery of Staten Island from the pandemic. Oversee internal and external communications as the campus re-opens.
Name Department / Title Co-Chair Rob Wallace VP for ED, CS and GR Co-Chair Jonathan Peters Faculty Jessica Collura Chief of Staff Michael Parrish VP/Provost Jasmine Cardona Economic Development Kim Williams Communications Terry Mares Communications George Davis IV Communications Alex Scott Enrollment David Pizzuto Communications TBD Student
Staff Relations/Safety/Wellness Charge – Make recommendations for how to maintain staff and faculty wellness and safety as the campus begins to re-open.
Name Department / Title Co-Chair Jessica Collura Chief of Staff Co-Chair Michael Batson Faculty/PSC TBD Human Resources Catherine Ferrara Diversity and Compliance Suzy Shepardson HEOs Michele Karpeles Gittlesons Carlos Serrano AVP Finance/Budget Kevin Ascolese Budget TBD Student
Coronavirus College Contacts / Health and Wellness
For further questions about preventative measures, please consult online resources available from the NYC Department of Health, New York State Department of Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization.
- Questions? Email us email@example.com
- Health and Wellness Services, 1C-112, 718.982.3045 also contains helpful links on their site.
- Faculty and staff who are experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 may contact Human Resources, 1A-201, 718.982.2676 or CCA@Your Service (EAP), TOLL-FREE: 800-833-8707, Website: www.myccaonline.com (Company Code: CUNY)
- Students experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 may contact Counseling Center 1A-109, 718-982-2391
- For questions regarding study abroad or international travel
- Center for Global Engagement (Study Abroad programs), 2A-206, 718.982.2100
- Governor’s briefing on SUNY and CUNY Study Abroad Programs
- CUNY Research Foundation
- Travel Health Notices
- CSI’s emergency preparedness relating to COVID-19, please contact Public Safety, 2A-108, 718.982.2113
- The Library
- New York State Coronavirus health hotline: 1-888-364-3065
Coronavirus Steering Committee and Task Force
|Coronavirus Steering Committee||Coronavirus Task Force|
|Hope Berte||Hope Berte – Facilities|
|Stephen Ferst||Ann Booth - Counseling|
|Carol Brower - Student Life|
|William Fritz||Jessica Collura - HR|
|Ken Iwama||Linda Conte – Health Center|
|Patricia Kahn||Terrianne Darragh – Health Center|
|Jane Marcus Delgado||Danielle Dimitrov (in case Jennifer cannot attend)|
|Michael Parrish||Jennifer Durando – Advising|
|Robert Wallace||Catherine Ferrara – Diversity and Compliance|
|Stephen Ferst – Center for Global Engagement|
|Marie Giordano - Nursing Department|
|Ken Iwama – to represent Auxiliary Services|
|Linda John – OIT|
|Michael Lederhandler – Public Safety|
|Terry Mares – Institutional Advancement|
|Jodi Merendino – Dining|
|Spozmi Nouri – Housing|
|Keith Pisons – Facilities|
|David Pizzuto - Athletics|
|Alex Scott - Enrollment|
|Amy Stempler - Library|