Campus Safety Committee

The Campus Safety Committee focuses on issues related to safety on campus, including student health and well-being. These issues include sexual violence, domestic violence, promoting mental health, combating addiction, and other relevant topics. The committee regularly holds discussions on campus safety issues and potential initiatives. 

To serve on the Campus Safety Committee, please fill out the Committee Application Form.



Haley Hershenson is a Junior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in Early Childhood and Childhood Education with a concentration in English and a minor in Deaf Studies. She is a former Student Senator and the current Vice President for Academic Affairs & Governance for the New Paltz Student Association, as well as a student representative on Faculty Senate. She also serves as the President of the New Paltz chapter of Democracy Matters. She aspires to pursue a career as a literacy specialist and influence education policy. 


Reading, writing, traveling, social justice work 

Favorite quote:

"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." - Shirley Chisholm 

Vice Chair


Sneha is a first year graduate student at the University at Albany School of Public Health

pursuing her second Masters in in Biostatistics. She completed her first Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology in 2015. Sneha is a Dentist from India with a Bachelors in Dental Surgery. Alongside her studies she has served as the Graduate Assistant in the New York State Department of Health and has been volunteering at the Capital City Rescue Mission. She is currently working as a Graduate Research Assistant at the New York State Office of Mental Health. She has worked as a Dental Surgeon at Terna Dental College and Hospital in India and as a Research professional at various organizations including Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Sneha has organized and volunteered at various medical and dental camps in India. Sneha is passionate about gender equality, equal access to education and opportunity, right to healthcare and women empowerment.


Yoga, Badminton, Cooking, Community service, Travelling, Learning about new


Favorite quote:

“Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back.”

– Edna Gardner Whyte

Members of the Campus Safety Committee:

Representative Cristian Rodriguez

Representative Callie Humphrey

Representative Daniel Cubas

Representative Jahad Hoyte

Representative Richard Caldicott

Brandon John, SUNY Farmingdale

Haley Hershenson, New Paltz

Justin Techmanski, SUNY Oswego

Bharat Bajaj, University at Buffalo

Isabella Musachio, University at Buffalo

Kayla Watson, University at Albany

Haley Hershenson, New Paltz

Kemar Kidd, Alfred State College

Leana Colletti, The College at Brockport

Elizabeth Stippell, University at Buffalo

Kathleen Norton, SUNY Alfred

Initiatives of the committee:


Check out the blog article that SUNY New Paltz student leader Brandon McDonough wrote breaking down Title IX into understandable terms.

Check out the blog article that SUNY Albany student leader Teresa Wheeler wrote on student-UPD relations throughout SUNY.



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