Pre-College Advisory Board


Dr. Jacqueline L. Cusack
Executive Director, Center for Pre-College Programs

Dr. Nitin Parekh, Chair
​Executive Director, Strategy & Business, SK Biotek/ SK Life Science

​Dr. Frank R. Alvarez
Former Superintendent of Schools, Rye City School District; Montclair, River Vale, and North Caldwell Public Schools

Theresa Bates 
Business Development Manager,
Santander Universities, Santander Bank

Dr. Jason Baynes
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Baynes Orthopaedics, LLC, CPCP Alum

Dr. Levelle Burr-Alexander
Senior Director for Curriculum and Program Development, CPCP - NJIT

Dr. Howard Kimmel
Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering, NJIT

Kenneth A. Myers
Community Development Market Manager, Assistant Vice-President, Synchrony Bank

Kelly O'Connor
Geographic Operations Manager, Northeast Transportation, CH2M, NJIT Alum

Thomas J. Phelan
Managing Director - NJ, VHB, NJIT Alum

Dr. Ronald Rockland
Department Chair

Liza Negron Sutowski
Attorney, Corporate Strategic Research, Exxon Mobil Corporation, NJIT Alum

Laurent Simon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering
Newark College of Engineering