SUNY Adirondack trustees welcome new members Cailie Currin and Bernice Mennis

(QUEENSBURY, NY – May 23, 2014) – Cailie A. Currin of Greenwich and Bernice Mennis of Fort Ann have been appointed to the SUNY Adirondack Board of Trustees.

“Cailie and Bernice are extremely qualified to represent Washington County on our board,” said Mark Bulmer, chair of the Board of Trustees. “Their experience and expertise will serve the college community well.”

Currin, a Washington County appointee, is president and principal owner of Currin Compliance Services, LLC/Currin Law Office, LLC in Greenwich.

Trustee Cailie Currin

She earned a law degree from Albany Law School and a BA in economics from Syracuse University.

Currin is a member of the New York State Bar Association; a member and past president of the New England Chapter of the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals; a member of the Life and Health Compliance Association, the Insurance Advertising Compliance Association, and the National Association for Annuities.

Her term runs through June 2019.

Mennis has been an educator for more than 40 years and is Professor Emerita of English at Union Institute and University. She has taught at Marymount Manhattan College, Skidmore College, Vermont College, Norwich University, SUNY Adirondack, and the Great Meadow prison and the Washington Correctional Facility in Comstock.

Trustee Bernice Mennis

She earned a BA in English literature from Hunter College/CUNY and an MA in English literature from the University of Wisconsin.

Mennis was appointed by NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo to fill the unexpired term of Paul Gruber. The term runs through June 2018.

With locations in Queensbury, Wilton, and online, SUNY Adirondack is a growing campus of the nation’s largest university, the State University of New York. SUNY Adirondack serves students via its credit and Continuing Education programs.

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