Our Board

MANY's board is organized to represent each of the 10 regional economic development council regions in the state. 

 

Officers

 

President

Rob Cassetti

Senior Director, Creative Strategy and Engagement

Corning Museum of Glass

Region: Southern Tier

 

President-Elect

Suzanne LeBlanc

President

Long Island Children's Museum

Region: Long Island

 

Treasurer

Bruce Whitmarsh

Executive Director

Chemung County Historical Society

Region: Southern Tier

 

Secretary

Beth Levinthal

Arts Management Consultant

Region: At-Large

 

Executive Committee

Tracy Kay

Executive Director

Westchester Children’s Museum

Region: Mid-Hudson

 

Executive Committee

Tom Shannon

Director of Facilities

The Morgan Library and Museum

Region: New York City

 

Board Members

 

Ian Berry

Dayton Director

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum

Region: Capital

 

Billye Chabot

Executive Director

Seward House Museum

Region: Central

 

Starlyn D’Angelo

Executive Director

Albany Shaker Heritage Society

Region: Capital

 

Nomi Dayan

Executive Director

The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor

Region: Long Island

 

Anthony Gardner

Senior Vice President Government & Community Affairs

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Region: New York City

 

Georgette Grier-Key

Executive Director and Chief Curator

Eastville Community Historical Society

Region: Long Island

 

Peter Hyde

Owner

Peter Hyde Design

Region: New York City

 

Garet Livermore

Executive Director

Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks

Region: Northern

 

Hillarie Logan-Dechene

Director of Philanthropy

The Wild Center

Region: Northern

 

Ken Meifert

Vice President for Sponsorship and Development

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Region: Mohawk Valley

 

Sara Pasti

Director

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Region: Mid Hudson

 

Andrew Saluti

Chief Curator for Programs & Exhibitions, Special Collections Library

Syracuse University Libraries

Region: Center

 

Herbert Schmidt III

Executive Director

Buffalo/Niagara Heritage Village

Region: Western 

 

Suzanne Seldes

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

The Strong National Museum of Play

Region: Finger Lakes

 

David Swarts

President/CEO

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. 

Region: Western 

 

Advisory Committee

 

 

Roy McDonald, New York State Senator, Retired

Jack McEneny, New York Sate Assemblymember, Retired