Experts

The Tri-State Consortium offers experts on the topics of higher education, general college and university issues and educational opportunities for students. Our newsletter, videos and photos may be used with permission only. Please contact Robert James for immediate assistance. Please send suggestions for additional content to the webmaster.

Hasani Carter, PhD, MPH

Dr. Carter is currently the New Jersey EOF Statewide Director. He has served as President of the Educational Opportunity Fund ...
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Phyllis A. H. Breland, M.Ed.

Phyllis A. H. Breland, M.Ed. is an 1980 Opportunity Program (HEOP) graduate of Hamilton College, and currently holds a Masters ...
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Mike DeJesus III

Mr. DeJesus is a program officer for Higher Education Opportunity Programs (HEOP) at the New York State Education Department (NYSED) ...
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Henry J. Durand, PhD

Dr. Durand is a member of the Graduate Faculty of the University at Buffalo, a Senator on the SUNY wide ...
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Robert D. James

Mr. Robert D. James presently serves as an owner of a management consultant firm and speaker service. Most recently he ...
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Glenn B. Lang, EdD

Dr. Glenn Lang is the Assistant Secretary of Higher Education for Academic Affairs and Student Programs (Retired), Office of the Secretary ...
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Joed Lopez

Joed Lopez is the founder of PanVisio.org, a tech training start-up aimed at helping non-profit and educational organizations modernize their ...
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Karen Riley

Ms. Riley has worked in equal opportunity programs for nearly 20 years.  For the past 14 years, she has worked ...
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Christine A. Zuzack

Ms. Zuzack spent 39 years in active roles in student financial aid administration. She retired in 2017 from her post ...
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