Advisory Council Membership

Advisory Councils

Advisory Council Members Effective January 2023


  • Mr. Matthew Collins, Executive Director, Noruma Holdings America, 309 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019
  • Ms. Christine DuBois,  Director/Partner, Greenslate, 59-61 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Ms. Rebecca Lloyd, Vice President, Oneonta Block/Pickett Building Materials, 6459 State Highway 23, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Brian Pickard, CPA, PO Box 1368, Kingston, NY 12402
  • Mr. Ryan Sturdevant, Director of Accounting Policy, Capital One, 229 Park Avenue, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10017


  • Mr. Paul Bedford, Part Owner, Keystone Associates, Architects, Engineers and Surveyors, LLC, 58 Exchange Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Mr. Daniel Lennon, Owner, Trudeau Architects, 219 Forts Ferry Road, Latham, NY 12110
  • Mr. Cary Paik, Principal Architect, Paik Architecture, 26 Broadway, Suite 1306, New York, NY 10004
  • Mr. Jon Toonkel, Project Architect, Gensler, 1700 Broadway, Suite 400, New York, NY 10019
  • Mr. Daniel Woodside, Vice President, CSARch A/E/CM, 50 Beaver Street, Albany, NY 12207

Automotive Technology

  • Mr. Tom Armao, Owner, Country Club Chevrolet, 70 Oneida Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Adam Bonci, Automotive Instructor, ONC BOCES
  • Mr. Bill Demarais, Service Manager, Scoville Meno Honda, 65 Oneida Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Richard Goodspeed, Service Manager, Royal Chrysler, 6464 State Highway 23, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Peter Gould, Owner, Morris Garage, 40 Oneida Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Jeremy Hilton
  • Mr. K.C. Jones, Counterman/Driver, Delhi Auto & Truck Supply, 170 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. Peter Kwiatkowski, Service Manager, Country Club Motors, 70 Oneida St, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. John Lucenti, Service Advisor, Five Star Subaru, 331 Chestnut Street, Oneonta, NY  13820
  • Mr. Niko Niforatos, Owner/Mechanic, Niko's Auto Repair LLC., 173 Rockland Road, Roscoe, NY 12776
  • Mr. Jerry Rifenbark, Service Manager, Gault Chevrolet, 2507 North Street, Endicott, NY 13760
  • Mr. Denny Smith, Service Manager, Scoville Meno Chevrolet, 8 South Main Street, Bainbridge, NY 13733

Business Administration and Marketing

  • Mr. Brian Boyer, Vice President/Senior Trust Officer, Delaware National Bank, 124 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Ms. Michele Catan, Owner, Sears of Oneonta, 189 Main Street, Suite 201, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Ms. Helen Kruger, General Manager, Charm City Suites
  • Mr. Michael Luzzi, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon
  • Mr. Jason Miller, Vice President/GM, Delhi Telephone Company, 107 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. Glenn Nealis, Business & Community Development, Delaware County Department of Economic Development, 1 Courthouse Square, Suite 4, Delhi, NY 13753

Construction Technology Management

  • Mr. Henry Adams, Executive Vice President, Kiewit Corporation, 470 Chestnut Ridge, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
  • Mr. Benjamin Boswell, Project Manager, A.O.W. Associates, Inc., 30 Essex Street, Albany, NY 12206
  • Mr. Matt Centofante, President, Jett Industries, 121 Willow Lane, Colliersville, NY 13747
  • Mr. John Giradi, Dep Dir Design & Const, LaGuardia Gateway Partners, LaGuardia Airport, Flushing, NY 11371
  • Mr. Erik Healy, Vice President, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co, 1A Pine West Plaza, Albany, NY 12205
  • Mr. Douglas Henningsen, Principal, Sky High Consulting, 122 Prairie Dr, North Babylon, NY11703
  • Mr. Drew Laemmermann, Project Manager, Barnard Const. Co, Inc. 701 Gold Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715
  • Mr. David Loveland.
  • Mr. Brendan Manning, Vice President, Education & Environment, AGC NYC, LLC, 10 Airline Drive, Suite 203, Albany, NY 12205
  • Mr. Jesse Ottesen, Chief Estimator, Weeks Marine, Inc., 4 Commerce Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Mr. Jeff Rainforth, Vice President, Phelps Construction Group, 315 Wootton Street, Boonton, NJ 07005
  • Ms. Sabrina Shirley, Project Manager, Upstate Companies 1, LLC, 1690 St. Hwy 8, Mount Upton, NY 13809

Culinary Arts

  • Mr. Len Mitchell, Executive Chef, Drumlins Country Club.
  • Mr. Michael Morgan, Chef Manager, Lessing’s Foodservice Management, 4704 Vestal Parkway East, Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Mr. Gerald Pellegrino
  • Mr. Jordan Polumbo-Murtagh, Owner, Hazel Rose Baking Co, 1447 Rt 9W, Stop 2, Marlboro, NY 12542

Cyber Operations

  • Ms. Mary Beth Litz, Info Tech Services, Empire State College, 3 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Dr. Jeremy Pickens, Principal Data Scientist, Open Text, 1860 Blake Street, Denver, CO 08020
  • Ms. Tina Soden, FMP Knolls, PO Box 1072, Schenectady, NY 12301


  • Mr. Paul De Andrea, Engineer and Technology Manager, Delaware County Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 471, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. John Glasstrom, CEO, Delaware Cty Electrical Corp. 5 N. Depot Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. Joseph Tavano, Owner, J&D Electric, 208 Glasgow Street, Clyde, NY 14433
  • Mr Troy Tucker, Line Supervisor, NYSEG, 34440 St. Hwy 10, Walton, NY 13856

Event Management

  • Mr. Russell Coloton, President/Mountain Coordinator, Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY 12442
  • Ms. Gina Mintzer, Executive Director, Lake George Regional C of C & CVB, PO Box 272, Lake George, NY 12845
  • Ms. Rachael Signer, Director, Business Development, Signature Travel Network, 390 N Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 3200, El Segundo, CA 90245

Golf and Plant Sciences

  • Mr. Christopher Clark, Project Manager, Clark Companies, 41155 State Highway 10, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. Kevin Collins, Northeast Territory Manager, Aquatrols, 37 Oneonta Road, Carmel, NY 10512
  • Mr. Fredric Holfoth, Golf Course Superintendent, Country Club of Rochester, 2935 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610
  • Mr. Thomas Leahy, Golf Club Superintendent, Sleepy Hollow Country Club, PO Box 9245, Scarborough, NY 10510
  • Mr. Chris Pogge, CEO, Sled Junkies, Inc. 892-898 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110
  • Mr Joseph Potrikus, Co-Owner, Greener World Landscape Maintenance, LLC, 467 County Hwy 26, Cooperstown, NY 13326
  • Mr. Darren Shuman, Owner, Fivestar Landscaping, 8633 US Route 11, Cicero, NY 13211
  • Mr. Noah Tubbs, Superintendent, Glens Falls Country Club, 211 Round Pond Road, Queensbury, NY 12804
  • Mr. Steven Whipple, Golf Superintendent, West Point Military Academy, Building 1223, Route 9W, West Point, NY 10996

Healthcare Management

  • Mr. Kurt Apthorpe, Administrator, Oxford Veterans Home, 4207 State Highway 220, Oxford, NY 13830
  • Mr. Dan Ayres, CEO, Helios Care, 297 River Street Service Rd, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Scott Bonderoff, President, Bassett Healthcare, 460 Andes Road, Delhi, NY 13753

Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning

  • Mr. Ed Brink, Regional Technical Services Manager, Samsung HVAC America
  • Mr. Scott Dam, Technical Service/Training Rep, E.C.R. International, Inc., 2201 Dwyer Avenue, PO Box 4729, Utica, NY 13504
  • Mr. Aaron DeBolt, Zone Supervisor, Cornell University, 701 West State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Mr. David Fersch, Purchasing Management, IRR Supply, 5 Commercial Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Chris Holleran, Vice President, Auchinachie Services, 42 Fredrick Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Ms. Michelle Jones, Safety, Trane, Inc., 15 Technology Place, East Syracuse, NY 13057
  • Mr. Joseph Lynch, Owner, Lynch's Electrical, Plumbing, Heating & Cooling/R, 2031 NY-17c, Barton, NY 13734
  • Mr. Tom Mahon, Manufacturer’s Rep, Gus Z. Associates, 45 Colvin Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
  • Mr. Kenneth Titus, Titus Plumbing and Heating, Inc., 46 Rexford Street, Norwich, NY 13815

 Hotel and Restaurant Management

  • Mr. John Caparella, CEO, VSS- Southern Theaters, LLC, 935 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Ms. Maria Guido-Jones, Director of Marketing and Special Events, Senior Services of Albany, 32 Essex Street, Albany, NY 12206
  • Mr. Kyle Hares, General Manager, Crowne Plaza, 701 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210
  • Ms. Doree Hubar, Mid-Atlantic Marketing Rep. (Retired), Restaurant Business, PO Box 866, Margaretville, NY 12455
  • Ms. Nafeesa Koslik, General Manager, Hampton Inn, 620 Plank Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
  • Mr. Paul O'Neil, Chief Executive Officer, Sun International Bahamas, PO Box N4777, Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • Mr. Gary Rice, President, Rice's Food Equipment & Consulting, Inc., 9 Industrial Drive, Fernbrook Park, Dallas, PA 18612
  • Mr. Thomas Walsh, Senior Sales Manager, Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

Liberal Arts and Science

  • Dr. Shelly Bartow, Executive Director, Delaware Opps, Inc. 35420 St. Hwy 10, Hamden, NY 13872
  • M. Graydon Dutcher, Partner, Dutcher Construction, 44 West Street, Walton, NY 13856
  • Mr. John McDaniel, Director, Manhatten Country School, 3536 Co. Hwy 36, Denver, NY 12421
  • Ms. Anna Moschovakis, Editor/Designer, Ugly Duckling Presse.
  • Mr. Sridhar Samudrala, Mayor, Delhi Village, 9 Court Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. Ray Pucci, Owner/Broker, Be Smart Real Estate, 5 1/2 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Ms. Sandra Shaddock,  Employee Outreach, 71 Smith Ave, Kingston, NY 12401
  • Mina Takahashi, Editor, Hand Papermaking Magazine, 139 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753

Mechatronics Design and Technology

  • Mr. Dustin Hunter, Electro Mechanical Engineer, Astrocom Electronics, 115 Dr. Lifgren Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. John Nolis, Engineer, JBT WOLF TECH, 134 Flatbush Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401
  • Mr. Steven Pickardt, Field Engineer, Emerson Electric, 75 Chestnut Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Kenneth Vanderhoff, Sr. Plant Engineer, H.P. Hood, 252 Genesee Street, Oneida, NY 13421
  • Mr. Lynn Warner, Maintenance Outage Manager, PSEG Power, 751 Cliff Road, Sewaren, NJ 08840

Natural Resource Recreation and Sports

  • Mr. Todd Bruce, PE Teacher, Delaware Academy, 2 Sheldon Drive, Delhi, NY 13753
  • Mr. Hunter Grace, Director of Operations, Cooperstown All Star Village, 4158 St. Hwy 23, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Ms. Kate Hovey, Lecturer/Director of OE Program, SUNY Cortland, Park Center Room 1124, Cortland, NY 13045
  • Dr. Morey Mossovitz, Assoc. Athletic Director, Syracuse University, 1077 Comstock Ave, Syracuse, NY 13244
  • Ms. Gretchen Owens, Executive Director, EDD Adaptive Sports, PO Box 1252, Williston, VT 05495


  • Mr. Dan Ayers, CEO, Helios Care, 297 River St Service Road, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Sean Lewis, President/CEO, Otsego County Chamber, 31 Main St, Suite 2b, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Ms. Alice Savino, Executive Director, Workforce Dev' Board CDO & HMO, 209 Elizabeth Street, Utica, NY 13501
  • Ms. Amanda Reeder,  Human Resources, Sportsfield Specialties, 41155 St. Hwy 10, Delhi, NY 13753

Professional Golf Management

  • Mr. Matt Jaynes, Head Golf Professional, Corning Country Club, 2501 County Club Drive, Corning, NY 14030
  • Mr. Dylan Thompson, Club Pro/Manager, Christman's Windham House, 5742 Route 23, Windham, NY 12496

Residential Construction

  • Mr. John Gonzalez, Project Manager, RJ Millworkers, 12 Lewis Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Joseph Heneghan, Assistant Production Manager, Bennett Contracting, Inc., 693 S. Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202
  • Mr. Corey Moore, Carpentry Teacher, Orange Ulster BOCES, 53 Gibson Road, Goshen, NY 10924
  • Mr. Todd Parsons, Operations Manager, Beaver Mountain Log & Cedar Homes, 1740 County Highway 48, Deposit, NY 13754
  • Mr. Brett Sherman, President, Alliance Masonry Corp., 2544 State Route 12, Chenango Forks, NY 13746

School of Nursing

  • Mr. Roland Bojo, Jr. President/CNO, UHS Delaware Valley Hospital, 1 Titus Place, Walton, NY 13856
  • Ms. Jeanne Darling, Executive Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 24570 St Hwy 10, Hamden, NY 13782
  • Ms. Megan Deichler, Executive Director, Catskill Hudson AHEC, 598 Rt 299, Highland, NY 12528
  • Ms. Julie Hall, Chief Nursing Office, Bassett Healthcare, 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326
  • Ms. Jane Hamilton, Manager, Bassett Healthcare
  • Dr. Diana Mason, Professor/Faculty Associate,  CUNY Graduate Center, 455W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
  • Dr. Margaret Reilly, Academic Director for Nursing, g, 542c Fisher Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 18612
  • Mr. Jason Waid, Director of Nursing, Robinson Terrace Rehab & Nsg Center, 2862 St Hwy 23, Stamford, NY 12167
  • Ms. Dawn Wrigley, Nursing Faculty, Columbia Greene CC, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY 12534

Veterinary Science Technology

  • Ms. Toni Gallo, Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York, 5841 Bridge Street, Syracuse, NY 13057
  • Ms. Jacqueline Gregory, LVT/Zookeeper, Utica Zoo, 99 Steele Hill Road, Utica, NY 13501
  • Ms. Jenny Marion, ICU/Exotic Services, Cornell Univ. Hospital for Animals, 940 Campus Rd, Ithaca, NY 14853
  • Ms. Tara Peterson, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Mr. John Salig, Training Coordinator, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029
  • Mr. Garnetta Santiago, Manager, Zoetis, 10 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054
  • Dr. Tim Slater, Owner, Country Care Veterinary Center, 1473 State Route 7, Afton, NY 13730


  • Mr. Bryan Bordinger, Welder/Management, Bordinger Welding & Fabrication, 336 Winney Hill Road, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Mr. Larry Brown, Welding Foreman, JPW Structural Contracting, Inc., 6376 Thompson Road, Syracuse, NY 13206
  • Mr. Edward LaMott, III, HR/Payroll Manager, JPW Structural Contracting, Inc., 6376 Thompson Road, Syracuse, NY 13206
  • Mr. Dustin Talbort, Management, Airgas USA, LLC., 6074 State Highway 23, Oneonta, NY 13820


Updated 02/22/2023