Suffolk Co. (Region 1)

Seeking applications for:

SAANYS Region 1 Administrator of the Year Nominations and Student Scholarship Application

Administrator of the Year Nominations

Nomination deadline: April 23, 2021
Download the Administrator of the Year nomination form here.

SAANYS Region 1 is now accepting nominations for their Administrator of the Year award. This award recognizes any SAANYS administrator in Region 1 who has rendered exceptional service on behalf of education. Nominees may be any individual in an administrative position within a Region 1 SAANYS district.

Student Scholarship Application

Application deadline: April 23, 2021
Download the Student Scholarship form here.

A $500 scholarship will be awarded to three graduating seniors. Students must be a graduating senior of a Suffolk County High School whose administrators are SAANYS members. Winners will be awarded by a SAANYS Region 1 Member at the winner’s district senior awards night.


“Just over three years ago, the Garden City Administrators Association cast a unanimous vote to switch our representation to SAANYS. Our affiliation with SAANYS has been the absolute right decision and continues to receive unanimous unit approval. Our association should have made this move long ago.”
Garden City Administrators Association
“When affiliated with SAANYS you are affiliated with a team of experts who are ready, willing, and able to assist you. SAANYS understands how important it is to provide their members with outstanding customer service. Whether it be legal advice or contract negotiations, the SAANYS team is always there to provide the support you need!”
– East Islip Administrators’ Association
LIlogoLIGHT“The SAANYS team … is always available to take our call and always seems to have the right person on hand to address our issue or concern. Their support and guidance has been invaluable to our district’s administrative team.”
-Deer Park Administrative Association




  • SAANYS uses attorneys and experienced administrators together during negotiations – unparalleled legal support and the invaluable guidance of experienced Long Island school leaders.
  • 5 Full-time attorneys, plus legal firms in Garden City & Islandia. SAANYS has worked with the teams at these reputable LI firms for over 12 and 20 years respectively.
  • SAANYS is the only association with the resources and willingness to represent you in major litigations such as the attack on tenure and seniority rights by Campbell Brown and others. Who is fighting for you?


Region 1  Contacts

Name: Stuart Pollak
Title: President
Phone: (631) 244-2261
Fax: (631) 244-2260

Name: James Cameron
Title: Board Member
Phone: (631) 462-2803

Name: Bergre Escorbores
Title: Board Member
Phone: (631) 434-2341

Name: David Enos
Title: Regional Co-Chair
Phone: (631) 369-1803

Name: Chris Dalley
Title: Regional Co-Chair
Phone: (631) 434-2451

Name: John Cassese
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (631) 654-2145

Name: Margaret Harper
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (516) 695-1870

Name: Jose Suarez
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (631) 286-1307

Name: Curt Juengerkes
Title: Government Relations Committee

Name: Felicia Thomas-Williams
Title: Government Relations Committee

Name: Thomas Payton
Title: NAESP Board Member Elect
Phone: (631) 369-6813

Name: Eric Casale
Title: Secretary
Phone: (631) 324-0144

Name: Eliana Levey
Title: Treasurer
Phone: (631) 274-4210

Name: John Murphy
Title: Regional Events
Phone: (631) 812-3000