The Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming Hospitality & Tourism (LIGHT), is located at Stockton's
Carnegie Center, 35 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Email us @: LIGHT@stockton.edu
Rummy Pandit, LPD, Executive Director
Felicia Grondin, MPA, Associate Director
Felicia Grondin has worked in higher education, county government and the executive, judicial and legislative branches of state government. She is experienced in addressing public policy issues, with a focus on Atlantic City and its gaming industry, having served as Chief of Staff for a State Assemblyman and as Legislative Liaison and Senior Policy Advisor for the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. Ms. Grondin has been a Registered Legislative Lobbyist and an Instructor of Gaming Law & Regulation, in addition to being certified as a Public Manager - State of New Jersey and Family & Community Mediator.
Ms. Grondin was lead researcher and writer of the 1998 New Jersey Casino Control Commission report: Casino Gambling in New Jersey: A Report to the National Gambling Impact Study Commission. Ms. Grondin recently co-authored Lessons in the Junket Business: Atlantic City & Macao with Israel Posner & Carlos Siu Lam, which was published in the international Journal of Gambling Business & Economics. She earned a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers – Newark and a B.A. from Stockton University.
Ms. Grondin owned and operated several private businesses and has worked on numerous research, social service, historic preservation and tourism initiatives, resulting in millions of dollars of grant awards as a result of her efforts and leadership.
Diana Allen, Office Manager
Dr. Jane Bokunewicz is an assistant professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies who teaches casino gaming and hotel management classes at Stockton University. Dr. Bokunewicz worked for 22 years in the Atlantic City casino industry. She began her career as a computer programmer in the Information Technology department of Playboy Casino. She then held the position of Director of IT at Tropicana and was later promoted to Vice President of Administration, a position she held for 12 years before launching her teaching career at Drexel University. As Vice President of Administration at the Tropicana, Dr. Bokunewicz oversaw Human Resources, Facilities, Security, Purchasing and Quality Assurance.
In addition to being lead author of Casino Gaming Technology, Dr. Bokunewicz also wrote a chapter entitled "The Evolution of Technology in Atlantic City" in Casino Gaming in Atlantic City, A Thirty-Year Retrospective. Dr. Bokunewicz holds a PhD in Communication, Culture and Media from Drexel University.