Staff Council

The mission of the Hartwick College Staff Council is to advocate for staff at the institutional level, maximize staff potential, and serve in an advisory role to the President while fostering a sense of communication and community in order to enhance the student experience.

The HCSC purpose:

  • Facilitate communication between staff and the campus community
  • Participate, assist, and advise in decision-making processes that affect the staff’s relationship with the larger College community, e.g. select staff representatives to serve on institutional task forces and committees when appropriate
  • Present ideas that originate from the staff to the College president
  • Foster a sense of community among our diverse population
  • Make Hartwick College’s educational community an efficient, fulfilling, and attractive work environment
  • Promote and advocate staff professionalism and support opportunities for the leadership development of its members

2017-2018 Representation

Divisional Representatives Term Ending
Academic Affairs: Claudette Champlin 2019
College Advancement: Sabrina Lawrence (Treasuer) 2018
Enrollment Management: Diane Thompson 2018
Financial Services: Kimberly Ayres (Secretary) 2019
President’s Office (HR, IR): Anne Barreto  2019
Student Affairs: Paul Habernig (Chair) 2018
At-Large Representatives  Term Ending
Erin Braselmann (Vice Chair) 2018
Joanna Cacciola 2019
Rachel Dotey 2019
Carolyn Cooper 2018
Dawn Rogers-Kroll 2019
Walt Smith 2018

Ex Officio Members:
Rick Accordino, Aramark Dining Services
Cherilyn Lacy, Faculty Chair
Anne Moriarty, Aramark Facilities
Frank Werdann, Barnes & Noble
Student Representative,

Suzanne Janitz, Human Resources



Members of the Hartwick community may access more information, including Council By Laws, minutes of meetings, and membership information from the Staff Council D2L webpage. Hartwick username and password required.

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