Foundation Board of Directors


Bill Hart, president and vice president of North American Business Operations, Irving Consumer Products Inc.

Erinn C. Kolligian, president-elect and manager, McGregor Village Development Corporation

Robin Wadleigh, ’11, treasurer, CPA, CFE Audit Manager, KLR

Kristine Duffy, Ed.D., SUNY Adirondack president

Rachael Hunsinger Patten, secretary and executive director of the Foundation

Board of Directors

Robert Bullock, adjunct faculty, SUNY Adirondack

James R. Burkett, principal, Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes, P.C.

Jim Casaccio, owner/licensed real estate broker, Premier Properties

Russell E. Danforth, ’76, owner, MEC Consulting LLC

Paul Dowen, ’79, treasurer and CPA, partner, Whittemore, Dowen & Ricciardelli LLP

Richard J. Ferguson, Community Development and CRA officer, Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company

Edward L. Hanchett, executive director, Adirondack Radiology

Chad Mallow, ’97, president, Employee Benefits Practice Leader, Upstate Agency LLC 

Shelly Marcantonio, vice president, Employee Benefits Practice Leader, NBT Insurance Agency (On leave)

Michael Murray, ’01, vice president, Commercial Lending, Adirondack Trust Company

Robert Nemer, co-owner, Nemer Auto Group

James R. Nolan, Ph.D., professor of Quantitative Business Analysis and Computer Science, Siena College 

Naftali Rottenstreich, Ph.D., professor of English, SUNY Adirondack

Desma Sheerer, MHSA, practice leader, Hudson Headwaters Women's Health

Sue Trumpick, immediate past president and retired chief information officer, SUNY Adirondack

Jessica Hugabone Vinson, Esq., Vella, Carbone & Vinson, LLP

Directors Emeriti

Patrick M. Canavan, '91, vice president, Commercial Lending, Trustco Bank

Alan Redeker, consultant, Redeker Management Consulting

Foundation staff

Liz Lastowski, ’00, director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Carrie Griffen-Yakush, ’00, office specialist