NY Alliance Board of Directors

    The New York Alliance’s Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse cross-section of leaders from throughout the association’s membership who pull from their deep histories with NYSACRA, NYSRA and RRTI to collectively chart the course forward for the New York Alliance.


    CHAIR: Louis Cavaliere, Services for the Underserved, Inc.
    FIRST VICE CHAIR: Mark Donahue, Community, Work & Independence, Inc.
    SECOND VICE CHAIR: Kirk Lewis, Schenectady ARC
    SECRETARY: Russ Hahn, The ReHabilitation Center
    IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR: Fredda Rosen, Job Path


    Evelyn Alvarez, Heartshare
    Dan Brown, Franziska Racker Centers
    Robert Budd, Family Residences and Essential Enterprises (FREE)
    Mindy Cervoni, Community Services for Every1
    Ron Colavito, ACCESS: Supports for Living
    Cheryelle Cruickshank, Human First
    Ravi Dahiya, YAI
    Doug Digesare, The Arc Erie County
    Janelle Farris, Brooklyn Community Services
    Chris Fortune, Crystal Run Village, Inc
    Marty Gold, Workforce Solutions
    Ellen Gutmaker, Arc of Onondaga
    Sam Laganaro, New Horizons Resources
    Hanns Meissner, The Arc of Rensselaer County
    Sarah Louer, Mountain Lake Services
    Joy O'Shaughnessy, East End Disability Associates
    Sheri Muth, Jawonio
    Christine Oddo, Mill Neck Family of Organizations
    Candace Opalka, Liberty ARC
    William Schultz, People, Inc.
    Shawn Schultz, Arc Herkimer
    Steve Towler, AHRC New York City
    Darby Walsh, The Arc of Putnam County, NY