Leadership

2019 Executive Committee

CHAIR:
Brian Buff, Vice President, Association Management Operations, Capitol Hill Management Services, Inc. 

VICE CHAIR:
Rita Ferris, President, Northeastern Retail Lumber Association

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

TREASURER:
Michael Borges, Executive Director, New York State Association of School Business Officials

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR:

Kelly Garceau, Executive Director, New York Physical Therapy Association

2019 DIRECTORS

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

Barbara Bradley, CAE, Deputy Director of Online Communications & Project Planning, New York State School Boards Association

Stephanie Bugos, Section Liaison, New York State Bar Association

Sylvia Daigle, Vice President, Lane Press 

Jill Delaney, President, Discover Albany

Johnny Evers, Director of Government Affairs, Business Council of New York State, Inc. 

Jeremy Johannesen, CAE, Executive Director, New York Library Association 

Jennifer Martin, MBA, Executive Director, New York School Nutrition Association 

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

George Swain, Associate Director for Evaluation and Accreditation, NYS Association of Independent Schools 

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

ESSAE Staff

Vanessa E. LaClair, CMP, Executive Director
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Amy Colvin, Membership & Event Coordinator
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