Columbia-Greene Community College is sponsored by both Columbia and Greene counties and is part of the State University of New York system. The college is governed by a 10 member Board of Trustees, four of whom are appointed by the Governor, five by the Columbia County Board of Supervisors and the Greene County Legislatures, and one is elected by students from among the student body.
To contact the Board of Trustees, please e-mail Executive Secretary to the Board, Mary Garafalo or call 518-828-4181 extension 3325.
Edward “Ned” Schneier, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, The City College of the City University of New York.
Dean Emeritus, Norwalk Community College, Conn. Retired Consultant State University of New York Foundation.
President of Gtel (Germantown Telephone Company).
Retired educator. Owner, Taconic Associates.
Certified Public Accountant. Shallo, Galluscio & Bianchi CPAs PC
President of Saturn Industries and President and CEO of Leer Technologies. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Claverack Free Library.
Treasurer of Greene County, New York
Retired educator from Hunter-Tannersville Central School District. Has served as Vice-President of the Hunger Civic Association and as Secretary of both the Rip VanWinkle Lions Club and the Greene Room Players.