Edwin Bassler

Vice Chair - Edwin Bassler

Ed Bassler is the General Manager at 7News(WWNY-TV) and FOX 28 (WNYF) in Watertown ...

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Edwin Bassler is the General Manager at 7News(WWNY-TV) and FOX 28 (WNYF) in Watertown. He earned his bachelor's degree from Buffalo State College in 1990. He and his wife Michele have two children and live in Watertown.

Cathy Brodeur

Cathy Brodeur

Cathy Brodeur is the Jefferson-Lewis Childcare project director for ...

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Cathy Brodeur is the Jefferson-Lewis Childcare project director for the community action planning council. She lives in Watertown and has three adult daughters.

Natalie Burnham

Natalie Burnham

Director of Patient & Community Engagement, Carthage Area Hospital

Michelle L. Capone

Michelle L. Capone

Michelle L. Capone is director of regional development for the Development Authority of ...

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Michelle L. Capone is director of regional development for the Development Authority of the North Country. She holds a BA degree in economics from SUNY Geneseo and a master’s degree in business administration from SUNY Oswego. She serves on the board of directors of the Greater Watertown Jaycees, NNY-Fort Drum AUSA, Empire State Certified Development Corporation, United Way of NNY, and the CREDO Foundation. She is a member of the Watertown Sunrise Rotary and USO Advisory Council.

Tina Cummings

Tina Cummings

Tina Cummings is the assistant executive director with Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) and ...

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Tina Cummings is the assistant executive director with Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) and has been on the United Way Board for a year and a half. She has a BA degree from Empire State College. She and her husband, Scott, have three children, and live in Carthage.

Laurie Gleason

Vice Chair - Laurie Gleason

Laurie Gleason works at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in ...

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Laurie Gleason works at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in the Watertown office as a Sales System Analyst for the broker administration and sales performance team. She holds a MS Degree in Education and Organizational Leadership from SUNY Potsdam. Laurie has served on the United Way board since 2012 and the Community Review board in Lewis County. She is also involved in Toastmasters of Central New York. Laurie lives in Carthage with her companion Ronald, a dog Bean.

Walter J. Hammond

Chairman - Walter J. Hammond

Walter J. Hammond is the vice president of sales at Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. in Watertown. He and his wife ...

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Walter J. Hammond is the vice president of sales at Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. in Watertown. He and his wife, Michelle, live in Black River. They have two adult children. Walt enjoys sports, traveling, landscape gardening and helping out in the community through various activities.

Sabrina Madden

Sabrina Madden

Sabrina Madden is the Director of Risk Management for Samaritan. After serving in the military ...

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Sabrina Madden is the Director of Risk Management for Samaritan. After serving in the military, Sabrina obtained her Bachelor of Science in Social Work at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and her Master’s in Gerontology and Geriatric Health from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. Her husband, Craig, retired from the Army in 2013 and they decided to call Jefferson County home. Sabrina, her husband, and her children currently reside in Adams, NY.

Vega Nutting

Vega Nutting

Vega Nutting is a clinical nurse informaticist with the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. Vega attended ...

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Vega Nutting is a clinical nurse informaticist with the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. Vega attended both SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam and holds a BS in health science management. She is working towards her master’s in public health. Vega has served on the United Way Board since 2013. She lives in Dexter with her husband, Brian, two sons Braylen and Charlie, and their English Bulldog, Nutmeg.

Keith Perry

Keith Perry

Keith Perry is the field service manager ...

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Keith Perry is the field service manager, which is the global technical support group within New York Air Brake's sales and marketing department. He is a lifetime resident of Jefferson County and lives in Adams with his wife, Elizabeth, and son, Noah.

Patrick Signor

Patrick Signor

Patrick Signor is a financial advisor with RBC Wealth Management ...

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Patrick Signor is a financial advisor with RBC Wealth Management in Watertown. He earned his bachelor’s degree from LeMoyne College in 1990 and his master’s degree in business administration from LeMoyne in 2001. He has worked with several not-for-profits in the Watertown area. He and his wife Julie have two sons. They live in Watertown.

Dan Sweeney

Leann West

Leann West

Michael W. Woods

Michael W. Woods

Michael W. Woods is the AVP for Finance & Accounting at Northern Credit Union. A native of Star Lake ...

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Michael W. Woods is the AVP for Finance & Accounting at Northern Credit Union. A native of Star Lake in St. Lawrence County, he is a graduate of Clarkson University. Michael is a long-time United Way supporter, having organized food drives in Lewis and Jefferson counties. He has been a member of the United Way board since 2010, and lives in the Town of LeRay, in Jefferson County.

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