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UB EAP Contacts and Confidentiality

The UB Employee Assistance Program is staffed with three EAP Coordinators and an EAP Director who oversees the administration of the program. You may contact any one of the EAP Coordinators by calling: 645-4461. The EAP Director can be reached at: 645-4460.

Confidentiality is paramount. The only exceptions to confidentiality are when information is required by law or executive order to be disclosed, when a person is likely to harm him/herself or others, or when there is reasonable suspicion of child or elder abuse.

UB EAP Coordinators

Susan Bagdasarian, MS
Phone: 645-8167
110 HRD Building
Susan received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Buffalo State College and completed her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at the University at Buffalo in 2010. She has been working in the Human Resources field since 1996, and at the University at Buffalo since 2001.

Crystal Kaczmarek-Bogner, M.Ed
Phone: 829-2144
156 Parker Hall
Crystal received her Bachelor of Science degree in Optics from the University of Rochester and her Bachelors in Psychology from the University at Buffalo. She completed her Masters in Guidance & Counseling at the University of Georgia in 1998. She began working in the helping professions in 1992. Her experience includes Mental Health Counseling with adults, children, and families.

Neil McGillicuddy, Ph.D.
Phone: 887-2498
1021 Main Street
Neil received his Ph.D. in Psychology in 1989 and is a Research Scientist at the University's Research Institute on Addictions. His primary area of research has been the development and study of interventions for family members of those with addictions (i.e. parents of substance-abusing adolescents; partners of alcoholics; partners of pathological gamblers). He has beenan Employee Assistance Program Coordinator at the Research Institute since 1994 and he is also a certified mediator.

UB EAP Director

Deborah Hard, CEAP
Phone: 645-4460
HRD Building
Debbie is a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP), and Critical Incident Stress Management Practitioner for WNY Stress Reduction Program, Inc. She worked for the Govenor's Office of Employee Relations, as a NYS EAP Regional Representative for 15 years overseeing EAP programs in over 30 state agencies, and was the full time EAP professional at Buffalo State College for 17 years.

UB EAP Advisory Committee


EAP Committee Member Phone
Dave Barnas (EAP Chair) 645-6333
Amy Myszka (EAP Vice-Chair) 645-5357
Stacey Tuberdyke (Secretary) 645-2229
Caryn Hufford 645-2521
Brian Hines 645-4475
Kerry Lynch 645-3568
Janiece Jankowski 645-1312
Margot Keysor 849-6727 x 168
Jo Meachem 645-2774 x 1114
Robert Palmer 645-4476
Sherry Wagner 645-3761 ext. 318
Pat White 829-5998
Steven Jeter 645-3006

NYS EAP Regional Office

NYS EAP Buffalo Regional Office
Victoria Dent
Electric Tower Building
535 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 847-3911
Fax: (716) 847-3936

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