Board of Directors 2019 - 2020

Board of Directors 2019 - 2020


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

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

Robert Bischoff - Secretary - General Manager of Trenton Technology, Inc. (Utica and Old Forge)

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

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

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

Jeremiah Best - 5th grade school teacher at Town of  Webb School (Inlet)

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

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)

Jeanie West - Jeanie is a recently retired nurse from Reading Pennsylvania. She attended Widener University and practiced nursing for 29 years before retiring and moving to Old Forge full time in April of 2018. She was on the HOA Board of her neighborhood for 15 years, where they managed 400 homes and the property. 

Ann Costello - Ann was  a practicing attorney in Washington DC for over 30 years, specializing in financial services issues.  Ann is retired from BNY Mellon in 2015 as a Managing Director and the head of Global Government Affairs, a division she created in 2009.  

Lowell Seifter - Lowell is currently Senior Counsel at St. Joseph’s Health working part-time.  From 2012 through 2018, he was General Counsel at St. Joseph’s Health, Inc.  Prior to that, Lowell was a managing member of a law firm in Syracuse known as Green & Seifter where he practiced law for over 3 decades.