Special Education

Current Membership

These individuals are representatives of the groups listed:

Individuals with Disabilities

  • Alyse Middendorf
  • Stephanie Orlando
  • Brian Pulvino
  • Lynn Radicello

Parents of Children with Disabilities

  • Naomi Brickel
  • Kathy Ralabate Doody
  • Jennifer Dillon
  • Caroline Furry
  • Lisa Janicke
  • Lauretta Joseph
  • Robin Hickey
  • Barbara Martorana
  • Alyse Middendorf
  • Namita Modasra
  • Matthew Nelson **
  • Vicki Prager
  • Lynn Radicello
  • Sarah Lansdale Rudaitis
  • Yvonne Sinisgalli
  • Kristie Stomecki
  • Danyale Sturdivant
  • Danielle Williams

**More than 50 percent of CAP's membership are individuals with disabilities and/or parents of children with disabilities.  Eight of the individuals with disabilities and/or parents of children with disabilities also represent additional constituencies as noted below.   


  • Carmen Alvarez
  • Kerry Dowling
  • Thomas Via

State/Local Education Officials

  • Lynnette Aqueron
  • Jacqueline Harris
  • Stephanie Orlando**
  • Brian Pulvino**

Administrators of Programs for Children with Disabilities

  • Edward Escobar
  • Barbara Martorana**
  • Alyse Middendorf**
  • Matthew Nelson
  • James Nolan
  • Jamey Wolff

State Agencies that are Involved in the Delivery of Related Services

  • Susan Albamont
  • Sally Berry
  • Robin Hickey**

Provider of Transition Services and Business/
Vocational Representative

  • Michele Delany

Institutions of Higher Education

  • Kathy Ralabate Doody**
  • Annmarie Urso

Private and Charter Schools

  • Jacqueline Frey
  • Eileen Murtha

Corrections Agencies (Juvenile and Adult)

  • Timothy Bromirski
  • Ora Perkins

State/Local Education Official Representing Homeless

  • Leon Hovish

State Child Welfare Agency Responsible for Foster Care

  • Timothy Bromirski

Ad Hoc Members

  • Chris Kus

If you would like to express your concerns to the Panel, email Special Education. For more information, please call 518-473-2878.

Last Updated: January 23, 2017