Meet the Staff

Art CrissArt Criss, Director of Admissions

Art Criss joined the Ocean County College community in January 2013.  Art grew up in Toms River.  He attended Walnut Street Elementary School, was a member of the first graduating class of Toms River Intermediate West (now Toms River Intermediate North) and a graduate of Toms River High School North.  Art earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Lynchburg College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Dominican University of California.  Art has over 30 years of higher education enrollment management, recruitment, admissions, financial aid and retention experience and has worked at Lynchburg College (VA), Dominican University of California (CA), Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (IN) and Mount Saint Mary College (NY).  In addition, he has also worked as an independent higher education enrollment management consultant.  Art currently lives in Toms River with his family. 

Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2949


Megan SpringstedMegan Springsted, Assistant Director of Recruitment

Mrs. Megan Springsted was born in Chester, NJ, raised in Toms River, and graduated from Toms River High School East. She is an alumna of Ocean County College class of 1987. Megan completed a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Thomas Edison State College with a degree in Social Services. She is currently a graduate student at Fordham University-School of Social Service -Lincoln Center pursing a Master’s degree in Social Work.  Megan has worked at Ocean County College for 24 years in a number of enrollment service departments on campus and currently holds the position of Assistant Director of Recruitment. She was honored in 2012 for being named OCPGA Counselor of the County representing Ocean County in the New Jersey School Counselor Association. Megan is a member of Soroptimist International of Toms River. She currently resides in Lacey Township with her family and her dog Daisy Mae.

Phone: 732-255-0400 x 2939

Sean KumpfSean M. Kumpf, Admissions Advisor

Mr. Sean M. Kumpf was born and raised in Mendham, NJ and graduated from West Morris Mendham High School. Sean served in the United States Army from 2006 to 2008, where he worked in Military Intelligence.  He received his associate’s degree from Cochise County College in Arizona and completed a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at Centenary College. He completed his master’s degree in Human Resources Training and Development from Seton Hall University.  Sean joined the Ocean County College community in July 2012.

Sean is a member of Toms River Fire Department, Company #2 as well as the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary where he serves as a Division Staff Officer. He currently resides in Toms River with his wife, two children and his two dogs.

Phone:732-255-0400 Ext. 3861

Joy PressJoy Press, Administrative Assistant

Joy Press is originally from Paramus, NJ and moved to Brick, NJ in 1999 with her husband and two sons.  She graduated with honors in 2004 from Ocean County College. Joy graduated Magna Cum Laude; Dean’s List; Honor Society of Kean University; and the History Honor Society from Kean University in 2009 with a degree in Education.  She is currently a graduate student at the New Jersey City University pursuing a Master’s degree in Special Education.   

Joy began working at Ocean County College in 1999 in the Registration and Records Office and now enjoys being an integral part of the Recruitment Office.

Phone: 732-255-0400 Ext. 2960