Board Officers:

Kristen Aucter, Chair, Lewis County

Robert Saidel, Vice-Chair, St. Lawrence County

Bridget Davis, Vice-Chair, Jefferson County

Kristen Roberts, Secretary, St. Lawrence County

Michelle Patenaude, Treasurer, St. Lawrence County

Natalie Burnham, Past Chair, Jefferson County


Board Members:

Pat Fontana, Jefferson County

Heather Gallagher, Jefferson County

Kati Jock, St. Lawrence County

John Johnson, Jefferson County

Dan Menapace, Jefferson County

Jan Mosher, Lewis County


The Board of Directors for the United Way of Northern New York includes representation from across the tri-county region. The board meets 10 times per year – no formal business meeting is held in July or December. Board meetings are conducted virtually and in-person. For more information about board service, please contact Dawn Cole at or by calling 315-755-1422.


2023 Meeting Schedule (All meetings take place at 3:30 PM):

January 9th – Annual Meeting

February 13th

March 13th

April 10th

May 8th

June 5th

August 14th

September 11th

October 16th

November 13th