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Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York


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STAFF MEMBERS (In Alphabetical Order)

Paul Bishop - Basic EMS Programs
Peter Bonadonna - Paramedic and Advanced EMS Programs
Marc Connolly - Emergency Services Programs
Anita Cooper-MolineroEMS and FPT Programs
John Frontuto - Interactive Learning Technologies
Daren Hammond - Interactive Learning Technologies
Jim Harrington - Fire Programs
Jim Hughes - Law Enforcement Recruit Programs
Gary Johnson - Emergency Medical Services Programs
Michael Karnes - Director
Bill Lapp - Law Enforcement Recruit Programs
Dave Monk - Law Enforcement In-Service Programs
Sue Nupp - Secretary
Guy Rossi - Law Enforcement Programs
Jim Ryan - Air Crash and Fire Simulators
Margie Scahill - Law Enforcement Programs
Karen Wilson - Emergency Services Programs

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Paul Bishop

Program Coordinator, Basic Emergency Medical Services Programs

Areas of responsibility include oversight of New York State Emergency Medical Technician and Certified First Responder courses; development and coordination of non-certifying basic EMS courses; and participation on numerous local and state EMS committees. Paul has been active in EMS with several agencies since his career began in 1991 and remains an active paramedic. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Organization Psychology from the University of Rochester and Masters of Public Administration from SUNY-Brockport. Paul joined the PSTF Staff in October, 2001.
Contact Paul at (585) 279-4012 or PBishop@MonroeCC.edu

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Peter Bonadonna

Program Coordinator/Lecturer, Paramedic Program and Advanced Emergency Medical Services Programs

Areas of responsibility include: ALS program planning, curriculum development, ALS CME and budgeting; ALS faculty recruitment and supervision; marketing and advertisement; review of program effectiveness; direct teaching for all ALS programs; development of curriculum, teaching methods, instructional materials and student evaluation processes; clinical and field training coordination; and management of the student selection process. His efforts have been recognized by the NYS Department of Health Award for Excellence in Teaching. Peter is a certified Paramedic, practicing since 1978. He joined the PSTF staff in 1989.
Contact Peter at (585) 721-8656 or PBonadonna@MonroeCC.edu

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Marc Connolly

Manager, Emergency Services Programs

Areas of responsibility include: new program development as well as the supervision of and curriculum development for the Fire Protection Technology, Leadership and Management, TEAM, and Haz Mat Programs. Marc is also an active EMT-Paramedic, in service since 1984 and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration. His areas of special interest lie in the fields of organizational behavior/development and water rescue. Marc joined the PSTF in 1987.
Contact Marc at (585) 279-4014 or MConnolly@MonroeCC.edu

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Anita Cooper-Molinero

Technical Assistant, Emergency Services Programs

Areas of responsibility include: Registration for the RFD and MCFB In-Service Programs, NFTC customer relations, coordination the NYS Practical Skills Exams for the EMT program, also provides needs analysis, and research for the Paramedic Program. Anita holds an Associates Degree in Human Services, a Bachelors of Science Degree and a Master Degree of Social Work. Anita joined the PSTF in 2003.
Contact Anita at (585) 279-4010 or ACooper@MonroeCC.edu

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John Frontuto

Video Specialist, Interactive Learning Technologies Programs

Areas of responsibility include instructional design and curriculum development for technology-based delivery systems, needs analysis, research, scriptwriting, and design of testing instruments, as well as supervision of all aspects of video production. John has an extensive background in film, television, and commercials and was part of a production team that won a New York State Emmy in Children's Programming. He holds a bachelor's degree in Film/Video. John joined the staff in 1995.
Contact John at (585) 279-4002 or JFrontuto@MonroeCC.edu

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Daren Hammond

Videographer/Editor, Interactive Learning Technologies Programs

Areas of responsibility include production preplanning, videography, and computer editing of video-based training programs. Daren has over 12 years experience as a news videographer and almost 20 years experience as a commercial still photographer. He has an Associate's degree in Applied Technology. Daren joined the staff in 2000.
Contact Daren at (585) 279-4003 or DHammond@MonroeCC.edu

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Jim Harrington

Program Coordinator, Fire Programs

Areas of responsibility include new program design and course implementation of Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting programs, development of firefighting training programs for our NFTC (Northeast Fire Training Center), coordination of PSTF's Fire Training Grounds useage by Rochester Fire Department, Monroe County Fire Bureau and Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting. Jim is currently an active firefighter and a past Fire Chief with his department. He currently holds the position of Deputy Fire Coordinator for Monroe County. He is also a certified Level II New York State fire instructor and teaches as an adjunct faculty member at the New York State Fire Academy. He holds an Associate's degree in Fire Protection Technology and is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Fire Administration. Jim joined the PSTF staff in 1999.
Contact Jim at (585) 279-4015 or JHarrington@MonroeCC.edu

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James Hughes

Senior Technical Assistant, Law Enforcement Recruit Programs

Areas of responsibility include: assisting in the coordination and implementation of training programs for those at the entry level of Law Enforcement, both police and probation; conducting student/staff/instructor problem solving; providing instructor support; assessing and responding to customer needs; counseling and mentoring program participants; scheduling, monitoring, and assessing instructors. Jim served for 22 years as a police officer and holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. He joined the PSTF staff in 1988.
Contact Jim at (585) 279-4009 or JHughes@MonroeCC.edu

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Gary Johnson

Technical Assistant, Emergency Medical Services Programs

Area of responsibility is logistical support for the Emergency Medical Service Training Program. This includes the scheduling, distribution, transportation, maintenance, and inventory control of EMS training equipment, with a focus on instructor support. Gary recently joined the PSTF staff in 2002.
Contact Gary at (585) 279-4004 or GJohnson@MonroeCC.edu

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Michael Karnes

Director

Areas of responsibility include supervision of Monroe Community College's Public Safety Training Center, as well as the new Public Safety Training Facility on Scottsville Road. Mike began his appointment as Director starting in October 2000, after a 32-year career with the Rochester Police Department. He has an outstanding record of leadership, his most recent as Captain of the Criminal Investigation Division, including Homicide Investigation, Forgery and Fraud Unit, Victim Assistance Unit, and Crime Analysis. Thus far in his career, Mike has served as a commanding officer, chief hostage negotiator, SWAT team member, and criminal investigator, as well as a volunteer firefighter. Mike is an FBI National Academy Graduate and holds a bachelor's degree in Organization Management. He has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished community service and excellent police service, including Officer of the Year.
Contact Mike at (585) 279-4000 or MKarnes@MonroeCC.edu

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D. William Lapp, Jr.

Program Coordinator/Lecturer, Law Enforcement Recruit Programs

Areas of responsibility include coordination of and curriculum development for law enforcement recruit programs, including: Police, Security Guard, Probation, and Corrections. Bill also coordinates the usage and grant funding of the Rush Firing Range. He has been granted the title of Master Instructor by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council. Bill is active in law enforcement and volunteer organizations, in service since 1968. He joined the PSTF staff in 1988.
Contact Bill at (585) 279-4008 or DLapp@MonroeCC.edu

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David Monk

Program Coordinator/Instructor, Law Enforcement In-Service Programs

Areas of responsibility include coordination of and curriculum development for Law Enforcement In-Service programs.
Dave gave 20 years of service as a police officer and is recognized as an expert in the area of substance abuse strategies for prevention, treatment, education, and enforcement, for which he was the recipient of the International Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association Award of Honor. Dave has served as the Associate Director for the NYS Substance Abuse Education Project SASA, Coordinator of Substance Abuse Prevention Programs for Wyoming County Department of Mental Health, and was assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force. He is a New York state credentialed substance abuse counselor, a certified addiction specialist, an adjunct professor in the Health Science and Public Administration Departments at the State University of New York College at Brockport, and a Master Instructor with the New York State Municipal Police Training Council. Dave holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and a master's in Public Administration. He joined the PSTF in 1993.
Contact Dave at (585) 279-4016 or DMonk@MonroeCC.edu

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Susan Nupp

Secretary, Public Safety Training

Areas of responsibility include payroll, purchase requisition, budget planning and management, inventory control of administrative supplies, Law Enforcement Council and Training Subcommittee support, as well as general staff support. Sue also manages PSTF room usage. She joined the PSTF staff in 1989.
Contact Sue at (585) 279-4001 or SNupp@MonroeCC.edu

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Guy Rossi

Program Coordinator - Curriculum Development

Areas of responsibility are providing assistance in the management, coordination, and development of In-Service, and Corrections training programs, which includes monitoring instructors in the development and implementation of lesson plans, as well as conducting assessments of completed training programs. Guy was formally the Recruit and Field Training Supervisor for the Rochester Police Department. He is a Bureau for Municipal Police certified Defensive Tactics, Firearms, and Master Instructor, as well as an International PR-24 and Straight Baton Instructor. Guy is an accomplished writer of over two hundred published articles on law enforcement topics and is a charter member with the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET) and the International Law Enforcement Educator's and Trainer's Association (ILEETA). His credentials include a Baccalaureate Degree in Instructional Design and a Master's Degree in Adult Education. He joined the PSTF staff in January of 1999.

Contact Guy at (585) 279-4006 or GRossi@MonroeCC.edu
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James Ryan

Technical Assistant, Air Crash and Fire Simulations

Areas of responsibility include the proper and safe operation of all live-fire simulators at the new Public Safety Training Facility currently under construction on Scottsville Road. He is also responsible for training and certifying all instructors who operate the simulator system. Jim is an active volunteer firefighter and EMT, in service since 1981. He joined the PSTF staff in 1998.
Contact Jim at (585) 279-4091 or JRyan2@MonroeCC.edu

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Marjorie Scahill

Senior Technical Assistant, Law Enforcement Programs

Areas of responsibility are: general program operational support, including reservation and registration procedures; customer relations; preparation of instructional materials; physical files and database record maintenance; management and coordination of Security Guard Training. She also manages the distribution and documentation of video-based training program materials for recruit and inservice police. Margie holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and joined the PSTF staff in 1988.
Contact Margie at (585) 279-4007 or MScahill@MonroeCC.edu

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Karen Wilson

Senior Technical Assistant, Emergency Services Programs

Areas of responsibility are: general program operational support, including reservation and registration procedures; customer relations; preparation of instructional materials; physical files and database record maintenance. Karen also manages all PSTF social events. She joined the staff in 1984.
Contact Karen at (585) 279-4011 or KWilson@MonroeCC.edu

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