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SUNY Cobleskill Resources

Student Veteran Resource Center
E: veterans@cobleskill.edu
T: 518-255-5900

Carolyn Nelson 
Veterans Affairs Campus Coordinator 
Therapeutic Horsemanship Veterans Program Manager 
E: nelsoncm@cobleskill.edu 
O: 518.255.5900

Summer Semester Point of Contact 
Matthew LaLonde 
Associate Vice President of Student Development 
E. lalondmm@cobleskill.edu 
O: 518.255.5215

Financial Aid (VA Certifying Official) Rebecca Burton
E: financialaid@cobleskill.edu
T: 518-255-5623

Wellness Center
E: wellnesscenter@cobleskill.edu
T: 518-255-5225

Center for Academic Support and Excellence (CASE)
E: CASE@cobleskill.edu
T: 518-255-5893

AccessAbility Resource Office
Contact: Wendy Richards
E: burgcj@cobleskill.edu
T: 518-255-5282

Career Development Center
Contact: Donna Pesta
E: pestadh@cobleskill.edu
T: 518-255-5624

Local Resources (Schoharie, Otsego and Delawarecounties)

Schoharie County Veterans‘ Service Agency 
Veterans’ Service Agency – Schoharie County, New York (schohariecounty-ny.gov)

Eilene Fisher, Veterans' Service Officer
E: Fisher.E@co.schoharie.ny.us 
O: 518-295-2053
C: 518-225-9762

Kristian Hofeller,  Peer-to-Peer Advocate 
E: Kristian.Hofeller@co.schoharie.ny.us 
O: 518-295-8360
C: 518-929-2832


Cobleskill Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
T: 518-234-8181

Cobleskill American Legion
T: 518-254-7078

VA Outpatient Healthcare: Fonda VA Outpatient Clinic
T: 518-853-1247

Schenectady VA Outpatient Clinic
T: 518-346-3334

VA Hospital: Albany VA Medical Center
T: 518-626-5000

VA Case Management (OEF/OIF/OND)
T: 518-626-6982

Women’s Veterans Wellness, Jane Weber,
T: 518-626-7465

VA service center (benefits info)
T: 518-626-6721

Albany Suicide Prevention Center (VA), Dr. JosephHunter
E: joseph.hunter3@va.gov
T: 518-626-5329

State, Federal and Employment

New York State Division of Veteran Affairs
Website: https://veterans.ny.gov/

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Website: https://www.va.gov/
T: 800-827-1000

VONAPP (Online application/VA benefits)
Website: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits
T: 800-983-0937

G.I. Bill
Website: https://www.gibill.va.gov/

SUNY Veteran Affairs
Website: https://www.suny.edu/attend/get-started/military-and-veteran-students/

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs/Mental Health
Website: https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/

Veterans Crisis Line (American Foundation)
T: 800-273-8255 – Press “1”

DANTES – Defense Activities for Non-Traditional Education Support
Website: https://www.dantes.doded.mil/

Student Veterans of America
Website: https://studentveterans.org/

American Council on Education (ACE – Joint Services Transcripts)
Website: https://jst.doded.mil/smart/signIn.do

Ag Warriors (Agricultural Careers for Veterans)
Website: https://www.agcareers.com/ag-warriors.cfm

Find a Vet Center Near You
Website: https://www.va.gov/find-locations/

Military OneSource Support
Website: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.