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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair:  Marnie LaVigne , CEO, Launch NY


Chair Elect:  Patrick J. Kelly, CEO , St. Lawrence County IDA

Vice Chair: Thomas Kucharski, President & CEO, Invest Buffalo Niagara


Vice Chair: James C. Johnson, Executive Director, Steuben County IDA


Vice Chair: Laurie Villasuso, COO & EVP, Orange County IDA/The Accelerator


Treasurer: Kipp W. Hicks, Executive Director, Madison County IDA


Secretary: Arthur Hamlin, Director Upstate NY Economic Development, National Grid


Past Chair: Steve G. Hyde, President & CEO, Genesee County EDC


REGIONAL DIRECTORS

DIRECTORS- AT-LARGE