Staff and Board


Staff: 

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
tpaniagu@syr.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Rainer WehnerPreparator
rainermariawehner@web.de

Sara Felice, Assistant Director
sfelice@syr.edu

Weisi Liu, Financial and Administrative Specialist
wliu27@syr.edu

 

Board of Directors:

Maritza Alvarado MD, Chair
A specialist in Pediatrics and Neonatology.

Richard Breyer
Filmmaker, scholar; Documentary, Film and History Professor at the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.

Carole Brzozowski
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

Jeffrey Hoone
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

 

Advisory Board:

Helene Anderson
Author, scholar; Professor of Spanish, New York University
Specializes in contemporary women writers, politics and literature in Latin America

Christine Fawcett-Shapiro
Executive Director of The Syracuse International Film Festival.

Tere Paniagua
Executive Director of Cultural Engagement for the Hispanic Community in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Liliana Porter
Visual Artist

Andre-Jacques Neusy MD
Associate Professor of medicine, NYU Medical School; Founder and Director, NYU Center for Global Health

Owen Shapiro
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

Douglas Unger
Author; Director of the MFA International Program in Creative Writing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.