Meet the Staff


Ann Fleming Brown

Ann Fleming Brown

Director of Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: browna@union.edu
Regions: Connecticut, New York City
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Vernon Castillo

Vernon Castillo

Senior Associate Dean of Admissions; Director of Transfer Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: castillv@union.edu
Regions: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, western Massachusetts, Latin America, Caribbean
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Deanna Cox '10

Deanna Cox '10

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: coxd@union.edu
Regions: Connecticut, Indiana, eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico
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Katherine DeSieno

Katherine DeSieno

Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: desienok@union.edu
Regions: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
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Susie Hanks

Susie Hanks

Senior Associate Dean of Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: hankss@union.edu
Regions: Capital Region of New York, Delaware, Maryland, eastern Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah
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Matthew Malatesta '91

Matthew Malatesta '91

Vice President for Admissions, Financial Aid and Enrollment

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: malatesm@union.edu
Regions: Ohio, Philadelphia
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Jaclyn Mandart '12

Jaclyn Mandart '12

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: mandartj@union.edu
Regions: Colorado, Idaho, Long Island (NY), Montana, Oklahoma, Texas, western New York, Wyoming
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Abbey Massoud-Tastor '07

Abbey Massoud-Tastor '07

Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions; Director of Alumni Admissions

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: massouda@union.edu
Regions: Mid-Hudson/Putnam/Rockland/Westchester New York, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, Canada
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Aaron Ray '10

Aaron Ray '10

Assistant Dean of Admissions; Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: raya@union.edu
Regions: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, NYC, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, W.Va.
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Lilia Tiemann

Lilia Tiemann

Coordinator of Admissions Events

Phone: (518) 388-6112
Email: tiemannl@union.edu
Regions: Northern Tier of New York
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Mary Karen Vellines

Mary Karen Vellines

Coordinator of International Admissions

Phone: (704) 280-1020
Email: vellinem@union.edu
Regions: Africa, Europe, India, the Middle East, Asia/Oceania

Andrea Zaremba Diamond '96

Andrea Zaremba Diamond '96

Assistant Dean of Admissions - West Coast Recruiter

Email: zarembaa@union.edu
Regions: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington
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