ANCA's Board is made of members from across the 14-county region, with individuals who have experience running businesses and non-profits, who work in agriculture, local government, economic development and the energy sector.
James L. Sonneborn — Attorney, Bousquet Holstein PLLC
Kelly Chezum — Vice President for External Relations, Clarkson University
Chris Hunsinger — Director, Warren County Employment and Training Administration
Katie Malinowski — Executive Director, Tug Hill Commission
CAPITAL REGION VICE PRESIDENT
John Bartow — Executive Director, Empire State Forest Products Association
MOHAWK VALLEY REGION VICE PRESIDENT
Steven Hartnett — Senior Vice President & Chief Credit Officer, Adirondack Bank
NORTH COUNTRY REGION VICE PRESIDENT
Brendan Owens — Attorney, Stafford Owens, PLLC
Rob Bloom — Chief Financial Officer, Carthage Area Hospital
Steven Cacchio — President & Chief Executive Officer, Champlain National Bank Cathy S. Dove — President, Paul Smiths College
William Farber — Chairman, Hamilton County Board of Supervisors
Mike Farmer — Tourism/Publicity Director, Town of Webb
Phil Giltner — NYS Senate
Courtney Grimes-Sutton — Co-owner, Mace Chasm Farm
Gerald Haenlin — Manager of Community & Customer Management, National Grid ‒ Northern Region
Michele Ledoux — Executive Director, Lewis County Cornell Cooperative Extension
Patrick McDonald — Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Natural Gas Company
Jennifer Potter Hayes — Director Emeritus, View Arts Center
Stephanie Ratcliffe — Executive Director, The Wild Center
Alice Recore — Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Mountain Lake PBS
Nichole Richardson — Senior Relationship Advisor, Silicon Valley Bank
Nick Russell — Senior Vice President & Senior Commercial Lending Officer, Community Bank, N.A.
Brian Ruder — Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skylight Partners Inc.
Edward Smoke — Business Services Specialist, Office of Economic Development, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Stephen Stofelano Jr. — Business Teacher, Wells Central School
Aaron Woolf — Founder & Producer, Mosaic Films Inc.
Richard R. Bird — Owner, Bird’s Marine and Adirondack Real Estate
Kelly Blazosky — President, Oneida County Tourism
Dale G. Brown — Retired, NBT Bank
Paul M. Cantwell, Jr. – Attorney, Cantwell & Cantwell
James T. Ellis — Former Principal, Tupper Lake High School
Stephen M. Erman — Regional Development Consultant
Eugene T. Falvo — Vice President, Falvo Manufacturing
John C. Kiechle — Owner, Philadelphia Grass Company
Daniel Mason — Retired, Exxon Mobil Research and Engineering
Ross Whaley — Retired, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
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