BPSS Advisory Council

Voting Members

Michael J. Hatten
Chairman
New York Automotive & Diesel Institute

1931 Mott Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Phone: (718) 327-2220
Fax: (718) 327-2401
Email: mjh@gbi.edu
Rabbi Yerachmiel Barash
Cope Institute

4006 18th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11218

Phone: (718) 506-0500
Fax: (718) 483-9901
Email: rybdir@copeins.org
Anthony Civitano
New York State Beauty School Association

11 Oval Drive, Suite 180
Islandia, NY 11749

Phone: (631) 582-4737
Email: Anthony@nyib.edu
James M. Devaney, Ph.D.
American Higher Education Development Corporation

129 Hillside Avenue, Suite 101
Williston Park, NY 11596

Phone: (516) 742-4390
Email: jmdevaney@ahed.com
Vincent Ferrara
Ferrara's Beauty School

108-22 Queens Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Phone: (718) 544-8100
Fax: (718) 544-9831
Email: vinferr123@aol.com
Jay Fund
Hunter Business School

3601 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756

Phone: (516) 796-1000
Email: fundjay@yahoo.com
Carolyn Miller
Rochester Institute of Dog Grooming

3160 East Henrietta Road

Phone: (585) 359-14467
Email: doggrom@earthlink.net
Sheila Simchon-Steinhof
Steinhof Educational Services
Phone: (917) 583-7331
Email: sesedservices@gmail.com
Lauren Weymouth
Ridley-Lowell Schools

26 South Hamilton Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: (516) 641-0449
Email: lweymouth@ridley.edu

Ex-Officio, Non-Voting Members

Lisa A. Stiles-Roy
Licensing Supervisor
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

89 Washington Avenue, EBA 560 
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: (518) 474-3969
Fax: (518) 474-6543
Email: Lisa.Stiles-Roy@nysed.gov
Ruth Singer
Supervisor, Education Programs
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

89 Washington Avenue, EBA 560 
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: (518) 474-3969
Fax: (518) 474-6543
Email: Ruth.Singer@nysed.gov
Richard A. Rose, Ed.D.
Director
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

89 Washington Avenue, EBA 560 
Albany, NY 12234

Phone: (518) 474-3969
Fax: (518) 474-6543
Email: Richard.Rose@nysed.gov
Barbara Hochberg
Higher Education Services Corporation

99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255

Phone: (518) 473-3733
Fax: (518) 474-2839
Email: Barbara.Hochberg@hesc.ny.gov
Joseph Conroy
Chief Budget Examiner
New York State Division of Budget

Education and Arts Unit
State Capitol
Albany, NY 12224

Phone: (518) 408-6300
Email: Joseph.Conroy@budget.ny.gov
Gene Brenenson
Office of the State Comptroller

Div. of State Government Accountability
59 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038

Phone: (212) 417-5473
Fax: (518) 408-3187
Email: gbrenenson@osc.state.ny.us
Aiesha L. Battle, Esq.
Division Director
New York State Department of State

Division of Consumer Protection
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 650 
Albany, NY 12231

Phone: (518) 486-3933
Fax: (518) 473-9055
Email: Aiesha.Battle@dos.ny.gov

Upcoming Meetings

The next Advisory Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Institute of Culinary Education, 225 Liberty Street, New York City.  Lunch will be served. 

Meeting Agenda

Past Meeting Minutes:

September 21, 2016

June 15, 2016