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    Lubin House Staff


    Patti Dombrowski

    Executive Director, Operations and Stewardship

    A Syracuse University alumna, Patti Dombrowski is responsible for maintaining the Lubin House facilities. She started her SU career in the Office of Development and continues to play a stewardship role with alumni in the metropolitan area. A native of Syracuse, she has worked for the University since 1987.


    Rob Fairfield

    Executive Director of Development

    Rob is focused on building deep and meaningful philanthropic relationships with alumni, parents and friends of Syracuse University in the tristate region.  Prior to joining SU, Rob served as the Director of Development for Athletics at Fordham University.  Rob has also served as a major gifts officer at Barnard College of Columbia University and gained regional experience as a remote major gifts officer for Oberlin College based in NYC.  He graduated with an economics degree and two school records in baseball from Oberlin.  Rob lives on the UES with his wife Danielle and dog Shea.


    Delita Marsland

    Director of Development

    Delita Marsland serves as a Director of Development for Syracuse University’s Metro New York region.  Her focus is to engage alumni, parents and friends in philanthropic initiatives that will help advance the mission of Syracuse University. Prior to joining SU, Delita served in leadership roles at Vassar College, Emory University’s Carter Center, and Georgia State College of Law.  She is a native of Rockland County and currently resides in Westchester. Delita received a B.A. in Public Communication from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and spent a year studying at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California, as part of the National Student Exchange Program.


    Tim Paul

    Director of Development

    Tim Paul serves as a Director of Development on Syracuse University’s advancement team in New York City. He is a part of an expanded team of gift officers working in the NY Metro region to enhance relationships with alumni, parents, and friends in order to help secure the future of Syracuse University through philanthropic support.

    Prior to joining the team at SU, Tim was the Assistant Development Director for Intercollegiate Athletics and the Newark College of Engineering at NJIT. Before NJIT, Paul was a Special Gifts Officer for the University of Buffalo School of Management, where he worked closely with graduates of UB living in the NY Metro region. Tim is a native of New York, born in Brooklyn and raised in Plainview, Long Island. He received his B.A. in history from the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Tim currently resides in NJ with his wife Rachelle.


    Pam Mulligan

    Executive Director, Alumni Engagement

    As Executive Director, Alumni Engagement Pam works closely with the Office of Alumni Engagement, the Metro New York Lubin House Regional Advancement and the event teams, to create and implement alumni engagement activities and special events for Syracuse University alumni, donors, parents, friends, current students, and prospective students of the University.

    Pam has been involved in volunteer leadership with Syracuse University for a decade.  She was President of the Central New Jersey Syracuse University Alumni Club, serves as an Alumni Admissions Representative, and was the Vice President of the Syracuse University Alumni Association Board of Directors and Chair of the Board’s Philanthropy Committee.

    Mulligan  earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television, Radio, and Film Management from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a dual degree in Political Science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. During her time on campus she was involved in many clubs and societies.

    Pam practiced law for the past 10 years with prominent regional law firms. Prior to her law career, Pam served as a Media/Marketing Executive for over 15 years serving commercial and non-profit clients, including media and entertainment companies, financial institutions, professional organizations, and trade associations.


    Maureen Ferry

    Senior Director, New York Programs and Events

    Maureen Ferry plans and oversees all metro New York events, including those at Lubin House and other venues in the area. Prior to joining the University, she worked in non-profit fundraising as the director of special events for The Horticultural Society of New York and The American Associates of the Royal Academy of Arts in NYC. She graduated from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, with a BA in communications.


    Aly Mason

    Event Manager

    Aly Mason servers as Events Manager for Lubin House and is responsible for booking and handling all event details, including catering, for meetings, evening programs and special events held on-site. She graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Hospitality Management and a minor in Marketing. It was during her time at SU that she found a love for event planning and upon graduation joined the Special Events department at the Garces Group in Philadelphia.


    Amparo Silva

    Director of Global Partnerships

    Amparo Silva is responsible for developing and implementing plans that support the universities' objectives to increase and enroll diverse student populations globally by increasing, building and maintaining partnerships with embassies, Education USA, community based organizations, high schools, counselors, alumni and prospective students and their parents. Responsible for  collaborating and   planning recruitment efforts for diverse populations domestically and internationally. Amparo's territories include Latin America, the Caribbean as well as any  collaborative efforts with other regional offices around the US. She facilitates presentations, panels, seminars and workshops for students and parents on issues related to the college selection process, admissions and financial aid in English and Spanish. Amparo has published several articles on educational issues, including articles in El Diario la Prensa and Novedades Latinas.  She has served on the board for the  NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples / United Nations, The Latino American National Action Council, and other community and professional organizations. 


    Asma Malik

    Associate Director of Admissions for NYC Metro Area, Long Island and Westchester

    Asma Malik is the Associate Director of Metropolitan, Long Island, and Westchester admissions programs at Syracuse University. Asma Malik is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of recruitment, admissions, and financial aid activities in the prospective areas. Prior to SU, she was the Director of Enrollment Management for Long Island University, the Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Counselor Relations at NYU, and the Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at NYU Abu Dhabi. Asma is a native of New York, born and raised in Queens, and currently resides in Long Island. She received her B.A. in Education/B.S. in Biology from CUNY Hunter College and her M.A. from New York University in International Education with a focus on Higher Education.

    Bobbi Mason

    Assistant Director of Metropolitan Admissions at Syracuse University

    Bobbi Mason is the Assistant Director of Metropolitan Admissions at Syracuse University. She is responsible for advising students through the college application process and working with the college counseling community across the five boroughs of New York City. Prior to joining Syracuse University, Bobbi worked in media at an ad agency in NYC, and served as an Associate Director of Admissions at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She graduated from Amherst College with a BA in Asian Languages & Civilizations.

    Cristalyn Vargas

    Assistant Director of Admissions, Metropolitan New York Office

    Cristalyn Vargas is the Assistant Director of Metropolitan Admissions at Syracuse University. She is responsible for advising students through the college application process by working with college counseling offices and implementing admissions events within the five boroughs of New York City. Prior to returning to Syracuse University, Cristalyn served as a Residence Hall Director at Southern Connecticut State University and as an Assistant Director of PACT/Resident Director at Mercy College. Cristalyn was raised in southern Connecticut and is an alumna of Syracuse University; she received her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders/B.A. in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture and M.S in Higher Education.


    Andrew Levy

    Billing and Overnight Rooms Manager

    Andrew Levy is responsible for the billing of administrative expenses, in-house events and functions, as well as the reservation process of overnight rooms. He began working at Lubin House in 2010, filling in at the front desk and in various administrative roles. He graduated from Newhouse in 2007 and holds a masters degree from Teachers College, Columbia University. He spent two years as a high school substitute teacher and coach in New Jersey, and a year student teaching in New York City public schools. Andrew is passionate about all things Orange, and spent three years as a student manager for the Syracuse Mens Basketball team.


    Michael Pizzano

    Front Desk Receptionist

    A recent graduate from Newhouse School of Public Communications at SU, Michael Pizzano currently serves as the face of Lubin House for guests that include visiting faculty, faculty and alumni.


    Jolanta Niwelt

    Events Assistant

    Jolanta Niwelt began her career as the housekeeper at Lubin House in 1998 and was promoted to Events Assistant in 2006.


    Oscar Mendez

    Building Superintendent

    Oscar Mendez started with Lubin House in 1993 as a custodian and was promoted to building superintendent in 2002 after renovations were completed. Through his years on the job, Oscar has acquired skills in plumbing, electrical, computers and a/v.


    Ewa Niwelt


    Ewa Niwelt is the Housekeeper for the overnight rooms at Lubin House. Ewa also helps out with event set up and clean up. Previously, she worked as a dental assistant.

    Juan Williams

    Front Desk Evening Office Assistant

    Juan Williams has been our Front Desk Evening Office Assistant at Lubin House since 2002. His educational background is in Theatre and Dance, Secretarial Arts, Accounting and Business Management. He has also worked on Capitol Hill.

    Donna DiFilippo

    Admissions Office Coordinator

    Donna DiFilippo assists the Director and Associate Director in the planning, coordination, and implementation of recruitment and admissions activities conducted in the New York Metropolitan area.  Also has some collaborating and coordinating responsibilities for activities that the Metropolitan Office of Admissions sponsors with other offices and departments.  In her role, she can proudly boast that she is the primary intake for admission inquiries that come to the Lubin House.