Congratulations to Rockaway resident Dr. Geraldine Chapey on her reelection to a third term as a New York State Regent.
The Regents are responsible for the general supervision of all educational activities within New York State, including the State University of New York.
The Regents Board is comprised of 16 members who are elected by the New York State legislature for a term of five years.
Dr. Chapey was first elected in 1998 and was re-elected in 2003 and again in 2008. She is a professor of education at Lehman College, and previously served as Dean of Students at St. John's University.
Dr. Chapey is the mother of Roberta Chapey, professor of speech at Brooklyn College and Dr. Geraldine Chapey, professor of psychology at Kingsborough Community College.