Board of Trustees

Ben Walsh, Syracuse
Business Development Director
Mackenzie Hughes LLP

Vice President
Jaime Alicea, Syracuse
Interim Superintendent
Syracuse City School District

Joseph L. Charles, Fayetteville
Fust Charles Chambers LLP

Merike Treier, Cazenovia
Executive Director
Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc.


Suntrana Allen, Syracuse
Founder/ Owner
754 Barbershop & 754 Media

Laurence G. Bousquet, Syracuse
Attorney, Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Michael Feng, Syracuse
Vice President, System Integration
Progressive Expert Consulting, Inc.

Vincent B. Love, Syracuse
North Syracuse Central School District

Gwyn Mannion, Fayetteville
Continuance Improvement Manager
Marquardt Switches

Cynthia B. Morrow, MD, MPH, Manlius
Lerner Chair for Health Promotion/Lerner Center; Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs; Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research
Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

M. Catherine Richardson, Syracuse
Retired Attorney
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

Ron Tascarella, Oswego
SVP Chief Credit Officer
Pathfinder Bank

Carrie Mae Weems, Syracuse

Carrie Mae Weems











SEATED: Catherine Richardson, Joseph Charles, Ben Walsh, Suntrana Allen, Ron Tascarella. STANDING: Eric Allyn (thru 2016), Gwyn Mannion, Vincent Love, Larry Bousquet, Michael Feng, Cynthia Morrow, Jaime Alicea, Merike Treier. (Not pictured: Carrie Mae Weems.)

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