NYFA’s Administration


NYFA strives to bring a diversity of experiences and voices to its leadership.

NYFA Administration

Dr. Susan Ashe Dean of Students, NYFA Los Angeles
Carlye Bowers Director of Campus Life and Title IX Coordinator
Sonny Calderon Vice President of Academic Affairs
Maylen Dominguez Dean of NYFA South Beach
Prima Gonzalez Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Melissa Horvath Ph.D. Senior Director of Marketing
Colonel Jack Jacobs Chair of Veterans Advancement Program
Viktor Kerney Director of Student Life
David Klein Senior Executive Vice President/COO
Veronika Kurshinskaya Community Outreach Manager
Kirk Lenga CFO
Sam Lingrosso Associate Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator
Dan Mackler Senior Vice President/CSO/Dean of NYFA Los Angeles
James S. Miller III Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Interim Executive Director, 10 ARTS Foundation
Crickett Rumley Senior Director of Film Festivals
Diana Santi Programs Director at NYFA Florence
Sandra A. Schein, Ph.D. Associate Vice President of Student Health and Wellness, Dean of Students, New York Campus
Elli Ventouras Dean of NYFA New York
Barbara Weintraub Senior Director of Career Development and Industry Outreach
Michael J. Young President/CEO
Joy Zhu Executive Vice President for the China Region