2010 Alumnus of the Year, Charles Cassella EE’68

Charles Cassella EE68Charles Cassella EE’68 was recognized for his outstanding serv­ice, dedication and commitment to the CUAA and to The Cooper Union. Charlie has served several terms on the Alumni Council and chaired many committees and annual events, including Alumni Day and Phonathon, which has allowed him to stay connected to his classmates. He has served on the Alumni Recruitment, Alumni/ Student Career Dinner,Cooper Couples Evening, Gano Dunn Award, Mock Interview Night and PE Review Course committees. He is cur­rently a member of the Alumni Council and serves on the Annual Fund, Events and Nominating committees.

In 2009, Charlie and his wife Judith Cassella EE’71 were inducted into the Sarah Amelia Hewitt Society.

Charlie is a Frequency Management Officer with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Since 1984, he has worked in Spectrum Engineering and Frequency Management with the FAA. He is a member of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Photo taken at the 2010 Founder’s Day Dinner

CUAA 2010 FD winners