Program Director

margaret o’neill

Board of Directors

Laura parker, president

Financial Advisor, Sage Rutty & Co., Inc.

ann Howard, Vice President

Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

matt lacey, treasurer

Controller, Sage Rutty & Co., Inc

dennis kennelly, secretary

Vice President Senior, Project Manager, TY-LIN International

David Silver

Associate Superintendent Rochester Schools; Current - Consultant

Lauren Wilson

Account Supervisor, Partners and Napier

Michael peace

Executive Director/Pastor, Bethel Express of America

sally stapley

Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator, Home Instead Senior Care

leslie knox

Farm Manager, Taproot Collective

Derrick doi

Retired, Xerox

crystal cusimano-figueroa

Senior Director of Orientation, Summer and Winter Initiatives, University of Rochester

Kayla J. Carpitella

Grant Writer & Coordinator of Donor Communications, Planned Parenthood of Central & Western NY

april spring Buckley

Financial Specialist, Monroe Community College



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