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Our dedicated Board of Directors represent diverse industries including: business, education, organized labor, government, employment & training, economic development and community-based organizations.

El-Java Abdul-Qadir
Owner/Director
(Business) (Workforce)

Excel Martial Arts Training Center, LLC/Southside Innovation Center

Patricia J. Bliss, LMSW
Associate Dean/Director
(Workforce) (Other - Higher Ed)

Purcell School of Professional Studies/Center for Continuing Education Le Moyne College

Janet Burke
Director of Research
(Other – Economic & Community Dev)

City of Syracuse

Francis Caliva, Jr.
SVP and Chief Operating Officer
(Business) (Other - Economic Development)

Centerstate CEO

Gary Cannerelli
Principal
(Business)

Northeast Municipal Operations Group, O’Brien & Gere, Inc.

James DiBlasi
Senior Financial Advisor
(Business)

Merrill Lynch

Neil Falcone
Partner
(Business)

B & N Delivery, LLC

James Fellows
Director of Technical Development
(Business)

United Radio, Inc.

William Fisher
Deputy County Executive
(Other - Economic Development)

Onondaga County

David Goodness
Regional Director
(Workforce)

Workforce Development Institute

Richard Knowles
Sub-District
(Workforce)

United Steelworkers (Paper and Rubber)

Kathleen Kotz
Owner/Life Director
(Business)

Kathy Kotz Home Builders, Inc./Home Builders & Remodelers of Central New York

William Leiker
Engineering Manager
(Business)

Welch Allyn

Robert Leslie
Director of Career and Technical Education
(Workforce)

Syracuse City School District

Alan Marzullo
Membership Development Coordinator
(Workforce)

IBEW Local 43

Janice Mayne
Director
(Workforce)

JOBSplus!

Michael Metzgar
Associate Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development
(Higher Ed)

Onondaga Community College

Jeanne Morelli
Vice President and Senior Business Technology Consultant
(Business)

IV4, Inc.

Donald Napier
Senior Executive Vice President
(Business)

POMCO

Duane Owens
Commissioner of Personnel
(Other)

Onondaga County, Department of Personnel

Tim Penix
Vice President
(Workforce)

SUNY Educational Opportunity Center

Joseph Rufo
Vice President for Administration
(Other - Higher Education)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Patrick Sheppard
District Office Manager
(Other - Voc Rehab)

ACCES-VR NYS Education Department

Ann Marie Taliercio
President
(Workforce)

Central NY Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Mari Ukleya
Director of Adult Education
(Workforce)

OCM BOCES

Janette Van Wie
President/CEO
(Business)

Arctic Enterprises, Inc.

Diana Wolgemuth
Director of Professional Development
(Business)

Dale Carnegie of CNY

Randall Wolken
President & CEO
(Business)

MACNY, The Manufactureres Association

Juanita Perez Williams
Regional Director
(Workforce)

New York State Department of Labor

Mary Jean Piraino
Director of Human Resources
(Business)

Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Ellen Wilson
Human Resources Consultant
(Business)

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield