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Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

Staff Directory

Address: 1 John Fitch Plaza 10th Floor, PO Box 542 Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
Telephone: 609-292-4310
Fax: 609-292-7225 / 609-633-8420

Office Name Title Email Address Phone Number
Office Name Title Email Address Phone Number
Central Office Diana Gonzalez Interim Secretary of Higher Education 609-292-8052
Central Office Vacant Deputy Secretary 609-633-1289
Central Office Dillon McNamara Special Assistant 609-984-2690
Central Office Lauren Banks Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary 609-984-2699
Central Office Ashley Campbell Clerk Typist 609-633-1289
Central Office Donna Fletcher-Lugo Director, Executive Services 609-984-2847
Central Office Thomas Hilliard Senior Advisor 609-984-2751
Central Office Nicole Kirgan Director of Communications 609-984-6048
Central Office Eric Taylor Director of Licensure 609-984-3738
Central Office Stefani Thachik Director, Policy and Outreach 609-984-2804
Finance, Research & Accountability Angela Bethea Assistant Secretary/CFO 609-292-3235
Finance, Research & Accountability Chad May Director of Research and Analysis 609-777-4330
Finance, Research & Accountability Radha Jeyaratnam Research and Data Analyst 609-984-2802
Finance, Research & Accountability Maisha Howard Director, Finance 609-292-8916
Finance, Research & Accountability Kelechi Unegbu Accountant 609-633-9528
Academic & Student Programs Hasani Carter Executive Director, EOF 609-341-3808
Academic & Student Programs Hema Patel Assistant Director, EOF 609-984-2800
Academic & Student Programs Stephanie Shanklin Assistant Director, EOF 609-984-2821
Academic & Student Programs Shakia Williams Program Coordinator 609-984-2631
Academic & Student Programs Errol Bruce State Director, NJ GEAR UP 609-341-3807

Last Updated: Wednesday, 09/23/20