Board of Directors


John Warren
Executive Director – Central New York Services, Inc.

First Vice President

Ellen Pendegar
CEO/Executive Director – Mental Health Association in Ulster County, Inc.

Second Vice President

Marianne DiTommaso
Vice President, Residential Services – Saint Joseph’s Medical Center


Jeffery Eaton
CEO – Arbor Housing and Development


Georgia Kuhen
Director, Mental Health Residential Services – Options for Community Living, Inc.

Central Regional Director

Elizabeth Smith
Executive Director – Unity House of Cayuga County, Inc.

Hudson Regional Directors (One Vote)

Ashley Brody
Chief Operating Officer – Search for Change, Inc
Maggie Trainor
Director of Residential Services – Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

Long Island Regional Director

New York City Regional Directors (Two Votes)

William Lang
Assistant Executive Director – Geel Community Services, Inc.
Nicole Hajmasi-Garcia
Vice President for Residential Services – The Bridge, Inc.

Western Regional Director

Lisa Malinowski
Director of OMH Housing Services – Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc.

Member-At-Large (NYC)

Larry Grubler
Chief Executive Officer – Transitional Services for New York, Inc.

Member-At-Large (Outside NYC)

Gregory Soehner
President – East House

Immediate Past President (Non-Voting Position)

Ralph Fasano
Executive Director – Concern for Independent Living, Inc.

Past President (Non-Voting Position)

Mark Fuller
President – DePaul Community Services, Inc.

Past-Past President (Non-Voting Position)

Chris Burke
Chief Executive Officer – Unity House of Troy, Inc.