Steering Committee Co-Chairs

Pat McGuire L.H.D. ’12, Co-Chair of Culture of Respect
Professor Emeritus of Economics Pat McGuire has served the Colleges in a variety of leadership roles for more than 40 years, including as interim provost and dean of faculty. With his colleague, Professor Emeritus of Political Science Joe DiGangi, McGuire co-founded the Colleges' Public Policy program in Washington, D.C., which he led as faculty director 10 times. He co-taught the "Two Cities" bi-disciplinary course with Professor Emeritus of Sociology James Spates for more than 20 years, taking HWS students to both New York City and Toronto for five days each as part of their regular coursework.

Mara O'Laughlin ’66, L.H.D. ’13, Co-Chair of Culture of Respect
A passionate advocate for women's education, Mara O'Laughlin served as the director of admissions of William Smith College from 1974 to 1992, and of Hobart and William Smith Colleges until 2005. In 2005, she took on the role of assistant vice president for institutional advancement for the William Smith College Centennial Fund which resulted in the creation of the William Smith Centennial Center for Leadership. She also played a pivotal role in fundraising for the Performing Arts Center, helping to frame the scope of the largest capital project in the Colleges' history.

Members of the Culture of Respect Steering Committee 

Brandon Barile, Director
of Residential Education
Anne Buckley P’15, Co-Chair of the Parents Executive Committee
Jerry Buckley P’15, Co-Chair of the Parents Executive Committee
Sandra Chu, Head William Smith Rowing Coach
Jeremy T. Cushman '96, M.D., President
of Alumni Association
Caroline Demeter ’15,
William Smith Student Trustee
Amy Forbes, Director of Culture of Respect Steering Committee, Associate Director of the Centennial Center for Leadership
Laura Free,
Associate Professor of History
Chair of the Women's Studies Department
Lou Guard ’07, Esq.,
Chief of Staff and Counsel
Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk '98, President of Alumnae Association
DeWayne Lucas, Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of Faculty
Gail Herman McGinn ’73, Trustee
Aly McKnight ’15, President
of William Smith Congress
Alejandra Molina, Director of the Office of Intercultural Affairs
Greg Raymond, Head
Hobart Lacrosse Coach
Richard Salter ’86, P’15, Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Nick Stewart ’15,
Hobart Student Trustee
Henry Smith ’15, President of Hobart Student Government
Titi Ufomata, Provost and Dean of Faculty
Cynthia Williams,
Professor of Dance

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