About Us

Eastern Region Board of Directors

  • Cassie Goryl, Chair
    HR Partner, Campus Services and Communication

    Rhode Island School of Design
    20 Washington Place
    Providence, RI 02903

  • Sujata Malhotra, Chair-elect
    Interim Executive Director of Human Resources

    City University of New York
    205 East 42nd Street, 10th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

  • Erik Seastedt, Past Chair
    Chief HR Officer

    St. Bonaventure University
    3261 West State Road
    St. Bonaventure, NY 14778-9999

  • Kristi Yowell, National Board Representative (2021-24)
    Associate Vice President for Human Resources

    Goucher College
    1021 Dulaney Valley Road,
    Baltimore, MD 21204

  • Lynne Adams, At-Large Member (2019-2022)
    Associate Vice President - HROD

    Prince George's Community College
    301 Largo Road
    Largo, MD

  • William Brady, At-Large Member (2020-2023)
    Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer

    University of Massachusetts
    181 Presidents Dr
    Amherst, MA 01003

  • Keesha Chavis, At-Large Member (2020-2023)
    Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer

    Widener University
    One University Place
    Chester, PA 19013

  • Adriene Hobdy, At-Large Member (2021-24)
    Director, Leadership Development & Talent Management

    Montgomery County Community College
    340 Dekalb Pike, CH 134
    Blue Bell, PA 19422-1400

  • Melanie DeSantis, At-Large Member (2021-22)
    Associate Vice President of Human Resources

    Franklin & Marshall College
    Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3003
    Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

  • Michael A. Noll, At-Large Member (2021-24)
    Sr. Consultant, Organization and Employee Development

    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    620 W. Lexington St., 3rd Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21201


The CUPA-HR office will be closed Fridays through August 20.