Board of Directors

Official Sector:
David Englert – Village of Sodus Mayor
Paul Ferindino – Village of Clyde Trustee
Susie Jacobs – Town of Walworth Supervisor
Mike Jankowski – Wayne County Clerk [Board Treasurer]
Brian Manktelow – Town of Lyons Supervisor [Board Secretary]
Larry Ruth – Town of Walworth Councilman [Chairman of the Board]

Private Sector:
Mary Lester – Early Childhood Development Representative
M. Josh McCrossen – Commissioner, Dept. of Social Services
Sgt. Fred Crane, Jr. – Wayne County Sheriff’s Dept. Representative
Jay Roscup – School District Representative [Friends of Wayne CAP Chair]
John Zornow – Senior Population Representative
Ron Valentine, Esq. – Legal Representative

Low-Income Sector:
Alan Herrmann – Palmyra Area Representative
Joe Bissell – Sodus Area Representative
Christina Bellinger – Wolcott Area Representative [Vice – Chair of the Board]
Cesar Ortiz – Lyons Community Center
Sara Green – [Head Start Policy Council Representative]
Deborah VanHousen – Dept. of Aging & Youth Representative

BOD Committee Assignment 2017-2018

The purposes for which the board is formed are:

  1. To encourage the development of the community programs designed to eliminate poverty, to itself make such proposals, and to conduct programs as needed.
  2. To develop research and evaluation procedures in connection with all programs including technical advice when necessary.
  3. To conduct with existing or new community agencies for the conduct and administration of the aforesaid community programs.
  4. To receive and disburse the funds necessary to the foregoing.

The corporation shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of its income of earnings shall inure to the benefit of any member or private person, corporate, or individual, and none of such income and earnings nor any other assets or property of the corporation shall be used otherwise than for any of the purposes of the corporation.