Jeff Barnard

Jeff Barnard

Cathy Brodeur

Cathy Brodeur

Cathy Brodeur is the Jefferson-Lewis Childcare project director for ...

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Cathy Brodeur is the Jefferson-Lewis Childcare project director for the community action planning council. She lives in Watertown and has three adult daughters.

Natalie Burnham

Natalie Burnham

Director of Patient & Community Engagement, Carthage Area Hospital

Michelle L. Capone

Michelle L. Capone

Michelle L. Capone is director of regional development for the Development Authority of ...

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Michelle L. Capone is director of regional development for the Development Authority of the North Country. She holds a BA degree in economics from SUNY Geneseo and a master’s degree in business administration from SUNY Oswego. She serves on the board of directors of the Greater Watertown Jaycees, NNY-Fort Drum AUSA, Empire State Certified Development Corporation, United Way of NNY, and the CREDO Foundation. She is a member of the Watertown Sunrise Rotary and USO Advisory Council.

Laurie Gleason

Vice Chair - Laurie Gleason

Laurie Gleason works at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in ...

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Laurie Gleason works at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in the Watertown office as a Sales System Analyst for the broker administration and sales performance team. She holds a MS Degree in Education and Organizational Leadership from SUNY Potsdam. Laurie has served on the United Way board since 2012 and the Community Review board in Lewis County. She is also involved in Toastmasters of Central New York. Laurie lives in Carthage with her companion Ronald, a dog Bean.

Walter J. Hammond

Chairman - Walter J. Hammond

Walter J. Hammond is the vice president of sales at Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. in Watertown. He and his wife ...

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Walter J. Hammond is the vice president of sales at Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. in Watertown. He and his wife, Michelle, live in Black River. They have two adult children. Walt enjoys sports, traveling, landscape gardening and helping out in the community through various activities.

Sabrina Madden

Sabrina Madden

Sabrina Madden is the Director of Risk Management for Samaritan. After serving in the military ...

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Sabrina Madden is the Director of Risk Management for Samaritan. After serving in the military, Sabrina obtained her Bachelor of Science in Social Work at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and her Master’s in Gerontology and Geriatric Health from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. Her husband, Craig, retired from the Army in 2013 and they decided to call Jefferson County home. Sabrina, her husband, and her children currently reside in Adams, NY.

Shawn Mead

Shawn Mead

Shawn Mead has worked for the Jefferson Rehabilitation Center for over 20 years ...

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Shawn Mead has worked for the Jefferson Rehabilitation Center for over 20 years and holds the position of Federal Contract Manager. In this role he oversees the contract work on Fort Drum and Wellesley Island that is performed by people with disabilities within the AbilityOne Program through SourceAmerica. He lives in St Lawrence County with his wife Alicia. They have an adult daughter and a grandson. He has participated as the chair for the United Way Community Review and also sits on the Board of Directors for Transitional Living Services.

Dan Menapace

Dan Menapace

Dan Menapace is the Director of Business Development and a Medicare Specialist ...

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Dan Menapace is the Director of Business Development and a Medicare Specialist at Foy Benefits in Watertown. Dan and his wife Sue moved to Northern NY in 1993 and live in Sackets Harbor where they raised their four children.

Jan Mosher

Jan Mosher

Jan Mosher is in the administration of the metrology program for KBRwyle, ...

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Jan Mosher is in the administration of the metrology program for KBRwyle, an international company. She has a BA in mathematics from SUNY Potsdam. She lives on Lake Bonaparte and has four adult children. She is a member of the Watertown Noon Rotary and has been a member of the Harrisville School Board for over twenty years.

Vega Nutting

Vega Nutting

Vega Nutting is a clinical nurse informaticist with the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. Vega attended ...

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Vega Nutting is a clinical nurse informaticist with the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. Vega attended both SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam and holds a BS in health science management. She is working towards her master’s in public health. Vega has served on the United Way Board since 2013. She lives in Dexter with her husband, Brian, two sons Braylen and Charlie, and their English Bulldog, Nutmeg.

Keith Perry

Keith Perry

Keith Perry is the field service manager ...

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Keith Perry is the field service manager, which is the global technical support group within New York Air Brake's sales and marketing department. He is a lifetime resident of Jefferson County and lives in Adams with his wife, Elizabeth, and son, Noah.

Patrick Signor

Patrick Signor

Patrick Signor is a financial advisor with RBC Wealth Management ...

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Patrick Signor is a financial advisor with RBC Wealth Management in Watertown. He earned his bachelor’s degree from LeMoyne College in 1990 and his master’s degree in business administration from LeMoyne in 2001. He has worked with several not-for-profits in the Watertown area. He and his wife Julie have two sons. They live in Watertown.

Ty A. Stone

Ty A. Stone

Ty A. Stone began her tenure as the sixth president of Jefferson Community College ...

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Ty A. Stone began her tenure as the sixth president of Jefferson Community College in July 2017. She holds a doctorate in organization and management from Capella University, a master's in business administration from Trinity University, and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Columbia Union College.

Prior to joining Jefferson, Dr. Stone served as vice president for strategic initiatives at Sinclair Community College in Ohio. Her professional experience in the higher education and non-profit sectors includes the areas of fiscal management, strategic planning, enrollment planning, instruction, human resources, fundraising and facilities management.

Throughout her career, Dr. Stone has recognized that partnerships and alliances are the cornerstones of a viable community. She currently serves on the Local Planning Committee for the Downtown Watertown Revitalization Initiative and on the Board of Directors for the Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce, Jeff-Lewis Workforce Development Board, Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization and United Way of Northern New York.

Dan Sweeney

Daniel J. Sweeney is the former vice president of student affairs and dean ...

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Daniel J. Sweeney is the former vice president of student affairs and dean of students at SUNY Canton. After serving for years as the advisor to the Delta Kappa Sigma Fraternity, two alumni created a scholarship in his name: The Daniel J. Sweeney '75 Delta Kappa Sigma Fraternity Leadership Endowment.

Leann West

Leann West

Leann West is a founding partner of Strategic Development Specialists, LLC.  Her ...

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Leann West is a founding partner of Strategic Development Specialists, LLC. Her primary focus is the promotion of her clients and their projects to local and state officials.

Mrs. West has been in the government relations field since 2010 when she began working at the Wladis Law Firm. Her experience includes working with numerous business, municipal, and not-for-profit clients assisting them with their government relations and economic development needs, including business development, project advocacy, funding acquisition, contract procurement, tracking of legislation, development of and advocacy for or against legislation, and coalition building.

Mrs. West obtained her B.A. in Global Studies and French with honors from St. Lawrence University. Her other community involvement includes volunteer work for the American Heart Association, participating in several races benefiting the American Cancer Society and the Jimmy Fund.  She has also served as a delegate to the Social and Economic Justice Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Michael W. Woods

Michael W. Woods

Michael W. Woods is the AVP for Finance & Accounting at Northern Credit Union. A native of Star Lake ...

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Michael W. Woods is the AVP for Finance & Accounting at Northern Credit Union. A native of Star Lake in St. Lawrence County, he is a graduate of Clarkson University. Michael is a long-time United Way supporter, having organized food drives in Lewis and Jefferson counties. He has been a member of the United Way board since 2010, and lives in the Town of LeRay, in Jefferson County.