Point of Contact is managed by the Office of Cultural Engagement for the Hispanic Community
College of Arts and Sciences, Syracuse University
Tere Paniagua, Executive Director
Sara Felice, Managing Associate Director
Rainer Wehner, Preparator
Hailey Seiferheld, Graphic Designer
Natalie McGrath, Collections Assistant
Weisi Liu, Financial and Administrative Specialist
Board of Directors:
Maritza Alvarado MD, Chair
A specialist in Pediatrics and Neonatology.
Filmmaker, scholar; Documentary, Film and History Professor at the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.
Director of the Syracuse University Arts Presenter Office
Jorge Davidenko MD
A specialist in Cardiology and Internal Medicine, with established practice in Cortland, NY.
Jules Gibbs, Secretary
Poet and Adjunct Faculty in Literature and Poetry at Syracuse University.
Mary Lee Hodgens, Vice Chair
Associate Director of Light Work
Executive Director of Light Work/Community Darkrooms, and Director of the Coalition of Museum & Art Centers at Syracuse University (CMAC).
Alicia Suskin, Treasurer
Project Manager at ProLiteracy Worldwide
Paula Pons MD
Surgeon and Emergency area specialist in Fayetteville, NY
Author, scholar; Professor of Spanish, New York University
Specializes in contemporary women writers, politics and literature in Latin America
Executive Director of The Syracuse International Film Festival.
Executive Director of Cultural Engagement for the Hispanic Community in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.
Andre-Jacques Neusy MD
Associate Professor of medicine, NYU Medical School; Founder and Director, NYU Center for Global Health
Professor of Film, Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University
Artistic Director of the Syracuse International Film Festival
Author; Director of the MFA International Program in Creative Writing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.