Meet the Administrative Staff

Kathy Finnerty
  • Kathy Finnerty
    Curriculum Specialist

  • Mary Bristol
    Case Manager315.963.4283

Rachael Shelansky
  • Rachael Shelansky
    Workforce Liaison

  • Kristen FragaleLiteracy Zone Coordinator315.963.4283

Amie Abold
  • Amie Abold
    Adult Ed. Coordinator

Rhoda Cunningham
  • Rhoda Cunningham

Meet the Instructors

  • Full-time Instructional Staff

    Olivia Dowdle, BSN RN holds a New York state license, RN-BSN from Nazareth College.

    Part-time Instructional Staff

    Barbie Jo Grey is the CiTi welding instructor. Barbie is a 2001 graduate of the secondary Welding Technology program. She worked as a teaching assistant in the secondary welding program for a number of years before becoming a Welding instructor at CiTi, as well as working at Phoenix Welding. Barbie is a certified American Welding Society (AWS) welder, inspector and trainer. She is pursuing a teaching degree from the State University of New York at Oswego.

    Scott Malone is also a graduate of CiTi’s secondary Welding Technology program. He has 30+ years of experience and is a certified pipe and structural welder. Scott has been an American Welding Society Certified Weld Inspector since 2004.

    Nick Marshall is a 2005 B. Ramer Tech Graduate of the Heavy Equipment Repair and Operations program. He went on to get his Associates Degree from Alfred State college in Automotive Trades: Heavy Equipment, Truck, and Diesel Repair. He founded his own trucking company in 2008, then joined the CiTi Team in 2020. Nick teaches Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation, Heavy Equipment Maintenance and Operation, CDL-A and CDL-B.

    Elizabeth Rice, MSN is the Health Occupations Coordinator at CiTi. Ms. Rice earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Utica College and holds a New York state RN license. She completed her Masters in Nursing Education at SUNY Polytechnic College. Elizabeth has been the Health Occupations Coordinator since 2014. In addition to her supervisory role, she also teaches Infection Control and CPR and is a clinical instructor in both the Practical Nursing and Nurse Assisting programs. Her nursing specialty is emergency medicine. 

    Brittany Watts, NRCMA, NRCPT, NRCEKG is a graduate of the CiTi Medical Assisting program. She also holds a certification as a telemetry technician. Ms. Watts has four years experience in the field and this is her second year teaching in the CiTi Medical Assisting program.