Board

Officers

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Natalie Burnham – Board Chair (Jefferson County)

Occupation: Chief Operating Officer Carthage Area Hospital

Education: Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts, SUNY Jefferson, Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, SUNY Plattsburgh, Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Development, SUNY Potsdam
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Laurie Gleason – Vice Chair (Lewis County)

Occupation: Sales System Analyst

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, SUNY Potsdam, Master’s Degree in Education, SUNY Potsdam
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Jan Mosher – Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair

Occupation: Operations Supervisor Kellogg, Brown And Root

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, SUNY Potsdam
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Daniel Sweeney – Vice Chair (St. Lawrence County)

Occupation: Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students (Retired), State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton

Education: Associate’s Degree in Agricultural Science, SUNY Canton, Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Education, Cornell University, Master’s Degree in General Education, St. Lawrence University
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Cathy Brodeur - Secretary

Occupation: Director, Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project, Community Action Planning Council

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, St. Bonaventure University
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Walter Hammond, Immediate Past Chair

Occupation: Vice President Of Commercial Sales

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business and History; SUNY Oswego

Committee Chairs

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Shawn Mead – Governance Committee Chair

Occupation: Federal Contracts Manager, The Arc of Jefferson-St. Lawrence, NY

Education: Associate’s Degree in Sciences (Human Services), SUNY Jefferson
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Keith Perry – Marketing and Development Co-Chair

Occupation: Manager of Field Service, New York Air Brake

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Distribution, Clarkson University, Master’s Degree in Management, SUNY Oswego, Master’s Degree in Vocational Teacher Preparation, SUNY Oswego
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Leann West – Marketing and Development Co-Chair

Occupation: Founding Partner, Strategic Development Specialists, LLC

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Global Studies and French, St. Lawrence University

Directors

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Kristen Aucter

Occupation: Executive Director Lewis County Chamber Of Commerce

Education: Associate’s Degree in Hotel Restaurant Management – Travel, Paul Smith’s College
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Courtney Battista Bish

Occupation: Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton

Education: Associate’s Degree in Applied Science, SUNY Jefferson, Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, St. Lawrence University, Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, St. Lawrence University
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Alex Hammond

Occupation: Town Supervisor of the Town of Waddington, NY, Music Teacher at Lisbon Central School, First Lieutenant, New York Army National Guard

Education: Associate’s Degree in Government and Political Science, Valley Forge Military College, Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University
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John B. Johnson

Occupation: Director of Wealth Management, Morgia Wealth Management

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Wesleyan University, Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
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Sabrina Madden

Occupation: Director, Risk Management & Claims, Samaritan Health

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Austin Peay State University, Master’s Degree in Gerontology and Geriatric Health, AT Still University of Health Sciences
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Jan Mcaualay

Occupation: Human Resources Manager, Watertown Housing Authority

Education: Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, SUNY Jefferson, Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, SUNY Oswego
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Daniel Menapace

Occupation: Vice President of Agency Development, Foy Benefits, Inc.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, SUNY Geneseo
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Alicia Ruperd

Occupation: of Mental Health Services, Jefferson County Community Services

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Investigations, SUNY Canton, Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, SUNY Potsdam
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Patrick Signor

Occupation: Vice President and Financial Advisor, RBC Wealth Management

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Labor Relations and Human Resource Management, LeMoyne College, Master’s Degree in Business Administration, LeMoyne College