Leadership

Board of Directors 2018 - 2019

Fritz Messere - President - Founding dean (retired) of the School of Communication, Media and the Arts at SUNY Oswego (Oswego)

Mary Duross - Vice President- Retired Marketing Director for the United Way of the Greater Utica Area (Utica and Old Forge)

Kathryn Ruscitto - Secretary – St. Joseph’s Hospital (retired), Syracuse and Thendara

Samuel Crocker - Treasurer - Retired Banking Executive and Nonprofit leader and active community volunteer (Old Forge and Connecticut)

Susan Cox - At-Large Executive Committee Member – Glass Artist and Architect. (Old Forge and Pound Ridge, NY) 

Robert Bischoff - At-Large Executive Committee Member - General Manager of Trenton Technology, Inc. (Utica and Old Forge)

Brian Bamberger - Construction Manager and active community volunteer (Old Forge)

Heather Timm Keen - Heather is an Associate Real Estate Broker with Timm Associates Adirondack Properties in Old Forge.

Charles (Chuck) Porter - Retired senior director of entertainment and director of merchandising information at Giant Eagle, he serves as a director of the Giant Eagle and Beacon foundations (Pittsburgh and Old Forge)

Donna L. Stoner - Retired Volunteer Director for Upstate Medical University, Chair of the View Volunteer Task Force, and artist. (Forrestport and Syracuse)

Tim Trainor - As a principal of TRAINOR Associates, Tim is a nationally and internationally recognized brand strategist with over 30 years’ experience (Utica)

Dave Vogel - Retired investment banker, Citi Bank (Bonita Springs, FL and Old Forge)