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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 Brian K. Bridges, Ph.D. Secretary of Higher Education 609-292-8052
Central Office Kathleen Comanto Deputy Secretary 609-292-8052
Central Office Sandra Gilot West Chief of Staff 609-633-1289
Central Office Lauren Banks Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary 609-984-2699
Central Office Cassandra Salas Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary/CFO 609-984-2690
Central Office Cecilia Williams Assistant Director of Communications 609-633-3505
Central Office Patricia Lee Director of Administrative Services 609-292-5989
Central Office Adrian Wright Licensure Program Coordinator 609-633-6910
Central Office Suchir Govindarajan Special Assistant, Policy Analyst 609-984-2690
Central Office Lori Harris-Ransom Assistant Director, Licensure and Accountability 609-984-2709
Central Office Vance T. Stephens Director of Policy 609-984-2751
Central Office Jessica Steiger Senior Policy Analyst 609-633-1289
Central Office Josefina Ewins Policy Analyst, Governor's Fellow 609-633-3501
Central Office Donna Rogalski Assistant Director, Academic Programs 609-984-2634
Central Office Eric Taylor Director of Licensure 609-984-3738
Central Office Stefani Thachik Senior Advisor 609-984-2804
Central Office Seth Levin Legislative Liaison 609-292-6961
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 Tiffany Hazzard Fiscal Analyst 609-633-6420
Finance, Research & Accountability Mark Walzer Research and Data Analyst 609-984-2802
Finance, Research & Accountability Kevin Kobylowski Director, Finance 609-292-8916
Finance, Research & Accountability Justin Schaffer Assistant Director of Research 609-943-4859
Finance, Research & Accountability Kelechi Unegbu Accountant 609-633-9528
Finance, Research & Accountability Thomas Zimmerman Research and Data Associate 609-984-6335
Finance, Research & Accountability Dannielle Sesay Director of Compliance 609-633-3502
Finance, Research & Accountability John Miller Auditor, Compliance Operations
Academic & Student Support Programs A. Tamika Quick Assistant Secretary, Academic & Student Support Programs 609-826-4839
Academic & Student Support Programs Hasani Carter Executive Director, EOF 609-341-3808
Academic & Student Support Programs Hema Patel Assistant Director, EOF 609-984-2800
Academic & Student Support Programs Stephanie Shanklin Assistant Director, EOF 609-984-2821
Academic & Student Support Programs Peter Collazo Assistant Director, EOF 609-984-2631
Academic & Student Support Programs Errol Bruce State Director, NJ GEARUP 609-341-3807
Academic & Student Support Programs Vacant Assistant Director, NJ GEARUP
Academic & Student Support Programs Yasmin Robinson Program Specialist, NJ GEARUP 609-292-6190
Academic & Student Support Programs Nicole Bailey Internship Program Manager 609-292-2955
Academic & Student Support Programs Catherine Sackey Academic & Student Support Programs Administrative Assistant        609-633-6909

Last Updated: Monday, 07/08/24