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Community & Professional Service

Current Service

Strategic Horizon Network
          Co-Facilitator (2016-present)
          Responsible for coordinating bi-annual colloquia programs for small network of community colleges focused
          on strategic thinking, disruptive innovation, and vibrant organizational cultures.


Boilermaker Road Race
          Board of Directors (2013-present)
          Community Engagement Committee, Chair (2015-present)
          Governance Committee (2015-present)

Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties
          Board of Directors (2013-Present)
          Executive Committee (2013-Present)
          Governance Committee, Chair (2013-Present)

Mohawk Valley EDGE
          Board of Directors (2007-present)
          Executive Committee (2007–2009, 2014-2016)

New York Community Colleges Association of Presidents
          President (2015–Present)
          Member (2007–Present)
          Chief Academic Officers Group Liaison (2014–2015)
          Capital Funding Task Force (2009-2011)
          American Graduation Initiative Task Force, Chair (2009-2010)
          Website Task Force (2008-2009)

Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) Alliance
          Board of Directors (2017-present)

Oneida County Vision 20/20 Task Force  
          Taskforce Co-Chair (2013-to Present)

Previous Service – 2007 to present

American Red Cross
         Member, Utica Chapter Board of Directors (2007–2009)
         Volunteer Blood Donor (1991–1994, 2001–present)
         Member, Mile High Chapter Board of Directors, Denver, Colorado (1997–98)
         Advisory Council Chairperson, Jefferson County, Colorado Branch (1995–98)

Boy Scouts of America, Revolutionary Trails Council
         Board of Directors, Executive Committee (2007–2009)
         Co–Chair, Education Committee (2008)

Chair Academy
         Board of Directors (2010-2014)

City of Utica
         City Master Plan Community Steering Committee (2009-2010)
         Mayor Roefaro Transition Team, Education Co-Chair (2008)

Excellus Utica Region Advisory Council
         Council Member  (2011-2013)

Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce
         Board of Directors (2008-2011)
         President's Council Chair (2011)
         Nominating Committee (2009-2011)

Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council
         Council Member (2011-2013)           
         Vision Workgroup Chair (2011)

Oneida County 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness Initiative
         Community Chairperson (2008-2012)

Oneida County Workforce Investment Board

School and Business Alliance
         Board of Directors (2008–2011)


Stanley Center for the Arts
         Board of Directors – (2008-2012)
         Arts in Education Committee Chair (2009-2010)
         Presenting Committee (2008-2011)

The Genesis Group
         Board of Directors, Executive Committee (2007–2009)

The Kelberman Center
         Board of Directors – (2008-2013)
         Vice President – (2010-2013)

United Way of Greater Utica
         Campaign Cabinet – (2010, 2011, 2012)
         Community Investment Committee – (2008–2010)
Utica Rotary
         Member (2007-2011)
Utica Symphony
         Board of Directors (2009-2010)