Board of Directors

2019 Board of Directors


Executive Committee

Chairman
Sean Ross, Director of Forestry Operations, Lyme Timber Company, Hanover, NH

Immediate Past Chair
Dennis Gingles, Fiber Supply Specialist, International Paper Company, Ticonderoga, NY

Vice Chair
Michael J. McLartyVP Forestry & Wood Procurement, Finch Paper LLC, Glens Falls, NY

Treasurer
Christopher Truso, Vice President & Branch Manager, Farm Credit East, Greenwich, NY

Secretary

Sarah R. Bogdanovitch, President, Natural Resources Consultant, Bay Pond Park, Paul Smiths, NY

Directors

  • Sarah R. Bogdanovitch, President, Natural Resources Consultant, Bay Pond Park, Paul Smiths, NY
  • Sarah Bogess, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations, ReEnergy Holdings, LLC, Latham, NY
  • Pat Buff, Vice President, B&B Lumber Company, Jamesville, NY
  • Timothy Burpoe, Molpus Woodlands Group, Saranac Lake, NY
  • Jennifer DeFrancesco, B & B Forest Products, Cairo, NY
  • Dr. Rene Germain, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse NY
  • Thomas W. Gerow, CF*, Head of Procurement, Wagner Lumber Company, Owego, NY
  • Doug Handy, A&H Forest Management, Inc., Sharon Springs, NY
  • Michael W. Hanlon, Vice President, Cotton-Hanlon, Inc., Cayuta, NY
  • Damon Hartman, Prentiss & Carlisle, SaranacLake, NY
  • Craig Jochum, Craig Jochum Logging, Apalachin, NY
  • Sue Keister, Principal Partner, Susan Keister, LLC, Wayland, NY
  • Paul MitchellPaul J. Mitchell Logging, Inc., Tupper Lake, NY
  • Elizabeth Lesnikoski,  Burlington Electric Department, Burlington, VT
  • Charles Niebling, Lignetics of New England, Inc., Jaffrey, NH
  • Jack Santamour, NY Regional Forester, LandVest, Inc., Lowville, NY
  • Ryan Tripani, Executive Director, Catskill Forest Association, Arkville, NY
  • Edward G. Wright, W.J. Cox Associates, Inc., Clarence, NY
  • John Zemanaick,  Gutchess Lumber Company, Cortland, NY 

Legal Council

Dennis J. Phillips, Esq., McPhillips, Fitzgerald, & Cullum, LLC, Glens Falls, NY