PAS Executive Council

2023 to 2025


President: Anita Rivers

It is an honor to serve the FDU community. I believe that we will accomplish GREAT things together. OUR VOICES MATTER! Share your ideas and opinions with me. 201-870-5710


VicPhoto of Jason Madsene President: Jason Madsen

Jason Madsen is the volleyball coach on the Florham Campus. In addition to coaching, he is the coordinator of the work-study students for the athletic department. Jason is also a professor in the University CORE curriculum system. 973-443-8963

Paige PASSecretary/Treasurer: Paige Soltano

Paige is the Director of Placement and Outreach for Silberman College of Business.  She is looking forward to serving the PAS community for another term. 201-692-7202  


Metropolitan Campus

Photo of Rebecca Valenzuela

Campus Speaker: Rebecca Valenzuela

University Director of Housing and Residence Life and Professional Administrative Senate Campus speaker for the Metropolitan Campus. 201-692-2250


Allison SmaginSenator at Large: Allison Smagin

Allison Smagin joined FDU in July 2022 as the Assistant Director of University Honors Programs. She has experience in higher education working in both student and academic affairs. She looks forward to bringing her diverse background to PAS. 201-692-2407 

  • Senator at Large: Francisco Parra

Florham Campus

Karen Stecher

Campus Speaker: Karen Stecher




Nicole PASSenator at Large: Nicole Russo

Nicole Russo is an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor at the Florham Park Campus. Besides working in Admissions, she also oversees the Florham Park Student Ambassador Program and is a current member of the PAS Executive Council. 973-443-8909

  • Senator at Large: Terry Van Auken

2021 to 2023

Lane former PAS presidentLane Goldstein, Past President

Lane started his journey at FDU in 1994 as a student and is now the University Director of IT Business Services, Overseeing Access Technologies, Multimedia Services, and Voice Services. 201-692-7117

  • Vice President: Anita Rivers
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Jason Madsen

Metropolitan Campus

  • Campus Speaker: Vacant
  • Senator at Large: Rebecca Valenzuela

Florham Campus

  • Campus Speaker: Karen Stetcher
  • Senator at Large: Christopher Trautman