R. Lizzie Wahab
Vice President, Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]

R. Lizzie Wahab
  • Hometown: Woodbridge, CT
  • College:  Wesleyan College, SUNY Buffalo
  • Best Way to Spend a Weekend: Reading
  • Best Vacation Spot: Provence, France and Istanbul, Turkey
  • Most-Used Emoji: Thumbs up!!!
  • Favorite Animal: Seahorse

Undergraduate Admission

Kathryn Aviza, SGS ’16
Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-292-1928

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  • Hometown: Dix Hills, Long Island, NY
  • College: University of Delaware, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BA in Psychology, MS in School Counseling
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: LOVE a good chef’s salad at Ragonese, or if I am in Troy I frequent Ilium Cafe for a delicious meal!
  • Pets: Yes! I have two rescue pups – Peaches and Lulu
  • Favorite 90s TV Show: Hands down, Frasier
  • Role Model: Maya Angelou

Sarah Barrett, SGS ’17
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Liaison to Academic Affairs for Articulation Agreements

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-244-2441

Sarah Buckley
  • Hometown: North Attleboro, MA
  • College: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BA English/Communications with a concentration in Journalism, MS in Professional School Counseling
  • Travel Territory: Schenectady County; Northern, Western, and Central New York; and the Western and Central United States.
  • Favorite Capital Region Event: Track season!
  • Favorite Team: New York Knicks and New England Patriots
  • Best Way to Spend a Snow Day: In bed in my pj’s with a good book and hot tea
  • Favorite thing about Sage: The people!

Erin Menzer, RSC ’10
Associate Director of Transfer and Graduate Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-244-4565

Erin Menzer
  • Hometown: Guilderland, NY
  • College: Russell Sage College, Kaplan University, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Degrees: BS in Business and Organizational Management, MBA, MS Organization Management (In Progress)
  • Travel Territory: All transfer students
  • Favorite Team: New York Yankees
  • Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese
  • Biggest Pet Peeve: Grammar mistakes
  • Favorite Color: Purple

Amanda Millier
Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management & International Recruitment

Email: [email protected]
Phone:  518-244-2217

Amanda Millier
  • Hometown: Otisco, NY
  • College: SUNY Oswego, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BA in Communication & Social Interaction, MBA (In Progress)
  • Travel Territory: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties as well as Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: New World Bistro
  • Favorite Food: Spicy! Anything drenched in buffalo sauce
  • Pets: Two cats – Mac & Dee!
  • The Most Unusual Thing I’ve Ever Eaten: Termites (they taste like peppermint!)

Gabrielle Maisonet
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-244-2443

Gabrielle Maisonet
  • Hometown: Greece, NY
  • College: Fredonia State, Utica College
  • Major/Degrees: BA Sport Management, MS Organizational Communications
  • Travel Territory: Rensselaer County, Connecticut, DC, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont
  • Favorite Capital Region Event: Troy Farmers Market
  • Favorite food: Rice and beans
  • Favorite 90s TV Show: Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Boy Meets World
  • Favorite Musical Group: Zac Brown Band

Julianna Reilly, SCA ’16
Admission Counselor for Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]
Phone:  518-292-1730

Julianna Reilly
  • Hometown: Rotterdam, NY
  • College: Sage College of Albany! Woot Woot! Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BS in Law & Society – Psychology & Criminal Justice, MA Counseling & Community Psychology with Forensic Mental Health Certification (In Progress)
  • Travel Territory: I’m an in-house counselor. I do local travel and work with both first year students and transfers
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: I’ve got to go with Blue Ribbon – never had a bad meal and such a cute little diner! The desserts are to die for!
  • Favorite Team: Union Men’s Hockey! I always get season tickets
  • Best vacation spot: Maine all the way! SO beautiful!
  • Hobbies: Oh boy..cooking, shopping, reading, knitting, and keeping up on my TV shows!

Graduate and Adult Admission

Michael Jones, SGS ’10
Senior Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-292-8615

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  • Hometown: Whitesboro, NY
  • College: Ithaca College, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BS in History, MS in Professional School Counseling
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: Albany Ale and Oyster
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Outer Banks, NC
  • Favorite thing about Sage: The small college atmosphere and everyone’s willingness to help
  • Favorite 90s TV Show: The Fresh Prince of Bell Air

Jennifer Yager
Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-292-8615

Jennifer Yager
  • Hometown:  Rotterdam, NY
  • College: SUNY Oswego, College of Saint Rose
  • Major/Degrees: BA in Spanish, MS in Childhood Education
  • Best Way to Spend a Weekend: Traveling with the family
  • Favorite Capital Region Event: Chowder-fest in Saratoga
  • Fun fact: I went swimming in one of the world’s only bio-luminescent bays, in Puerto Rico
  • Favorite holiday: Christmas

Enrollment Management Processing

Neidy McHugh
Associate Director, Enrollment Management Analytics

[email protected]
518-292-1939

Neidy Hammer
  • Hometown: Bay Shore, NY
  • College:  Siena College, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BA in English, MBA  (In Progress)
  • Favorite Food: French Fries
  • Favorite Singer: Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman
  • Favorite Season: Fall – the air smells like falling leaves and school is about to start
  • Hobbies/Interests: Writing, reading, and trying new food

Colin Burton, SCA ’16
Coordinator of Information Processing

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 518-292-8647

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  • Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY
  • College: Sage College of Albany, SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Degrees: BA in History & MST Adolescence Education – Social Studies (In Progress)
  • Favorite Team: Buffalo Bills
  • Favorite Season: Summer, because I love being outside and I can go to the track
  • Hobbies: Golfing, biking, running, learning foreign languages
  • Favorite Animal: White tiger

Jessica Houbre, RSC ’17
Enrollment Management Data Specialist

[email protected]
518-292-1907

Jessica Houbre
  • Hometown: Waterford, NY
  • College: Russell Sage College, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BS Creative Art Therapy – Music Concentration, MS Professional School Counseling (In Progress)
  • Fun Fact: Everyone in my family has a a name that starts with the letter “J.”  We’re on the fourth generation.
  • First Job: I began working at Pirates Hideout as an ice cream girl at 15. It was the best – all you can eat samples of ice cream all day long.
  • Favorite thing about Sage: Sage allows you to give back to the community and to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
  • Favorite Season: Summer! Not only because my birthday is in July, but because it’s impossible to be unhappy when it’s warm and the sun is shining.