Leadership

2021 Executive Committee

CHAIR:
Maura Ryan, Executive Director, New York State Government Finance Officers’ Association

VICE CHAIR:
Jeremy Johannesen, CAE, Executive Director, New York Library Association 

SECRETARY:
George Swain, M.Ed., CAE, Director for Evaluation and Professional Learning, NYS Association of Independent Schools 

TREASURER:
Jennifer Van Ort, Executive Director, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR:
Rita Ferris, President, Northeastern Retail Lumber Association

2021 DIRECTORS

Tim Atkinson, Executive Director, NYS Veterinary Medical Society

Georgi Ann Bailey, CAE, Executive Director, AIA New York State Inc.

Meagan Bowker, CAE, Section Head & Senior Association Manager, Capitol Hill Management Services, Inc.;

Jill Delaney, President, Discover Albany

Adam Jacobson, Director of Sales, Villa Roma Resort & Conference Center

Lindsay Miller, MPH, Executive Director, New York Association on Independent Living

Chris Neuber, President, Eastern New York Coalition of Automotive Retailers

Gina Potfora, CMP, Vice President of Member Services, American Council of Engineering Companies New York

Ashley Ranslow, NY Assistant State Director, NFIB

Jeanine Santelli, PhD, RN, Executive Director, American Nurses Association—New York

ESSAE Staff

Vanessa E. LaClair, CAE, CMP, Executive Director
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