Upcoming Events

2018 Legislative Conference

January 29-31
Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
52nd Annual County Finance School

May 2 – 4, 2018
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Hyatt Hotel
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

Affiliate Organizations

NYSAC partners and works alongside several organizations throughout the state. While NYSAC represents New York's elected and appointed county officials, several more specialized associations work on behalf of specific county roles. We are proud to work with these organizations on education, training, and advocacy. 


Association of Clerks of County Legislative Boards 
President, Brenda Mori
Steuben County
Steuben County Office Building
3 East Pulteney Square
Bath, NY 14810
Phone: 607-664-2243
Email: Brenda@co.steuben.ny.us
www.nysac.org/boardclerks

Association of New York State Youth Bureaus
President, Anthony Evans
Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau
200 Erie Street
Little Valley, NY 14755
(716) 938-9111
alevans@cattco.org
Executive Director, Michael Gray
Negri Management Resources, LLC
194 Washington Avenue, Suite 415
Albany, New York 12210
Phone: (518) 436-8712
Fax: (518) 427-8676
www.anysyb.net

Association of Public Historians of New York State
President, Gerald R. Smith
Broome County Historian & City of Binghamton Historian
PO Box 366
Chenango Bridge, NY 13745
(607) 595-1571
aaphnys@yahoo.com
www.aphnys.org

The County Attorneys’ Association of the State of New York, Inc.
President, Thomas Minder
Allegany County Attorney
(585) 268-9410
Association Office:
Katherine Rosenberg 
c/o Albany Law School
Government Law Center
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 445-2329
Fax: (518) 445-2303
Email: krose@albanylaw.edu 
www.caasny.org

County Fire Coordinators Association of the State of New York
President, Richard Martinkovic
Sullivan County 
100 North Street
P.O. Box 5012
Monticello, NY 12701
Phone: 845-807-0508
Email: richard.martinkovic@co.sullivan.ny.us 
www.nysfca.org

County Nursing Facilities of New York, Inc.
President, Edmond Marchi
Glendale Nursing Home
59 Hetcheltown Road
Scotia, NY 12302
Phone: 518.384.3601
Executive Director: Vacant
540 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
Tel: (518) 465-1473
Fax: (518) 465-0506
jdederick@nysac.org

County Veterans Service Officers Association of New York State
President & Director, Samuel Hall
Veterans Service Agency
Washington County
383 Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12828
(518) 746-2471
shall@co.washington.ny.us

District Attorneys’ Association of the State of New York
President, Thomas P. Zugibe
Rockland County 
1 South Main St, Suite 500
New City, NY 10956
(845) 638-5001
info@rocklandcountyda.com
www.daasny.org

New York State Election Commissioners' Association 
President, Jennie H. Bacon
ST. Lawrence County
(315) 379-2202

New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals, Inc.
President, Laura Quigley
Workforce Development Board of Sullivan, Inc.
100 North Street
PO Box 5012
Monticello, NY 12701 
Phone: (845) 807-0385 
Fax: (845) 791-8888
Email: laura.quigley@scgnet.us
Melinda Mulawka Mack, Executive Director
mmack@nyatep.org
540 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 433-1200 
Fax: (518) 433-7424
www.nyatep.org

New York Aviation Management Association
President, Jeremy P. Martelle, A.C.E.
CHA Companies 
Communications Director, Joseph Van De Loo
Association Office:
136 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 432-9973
Fax: (518) 432-1712
Email: info@nyama.com 
www.nyama.com

New York Community College Association of Presidents
President, Randall J. VanWagoner
Mohawk Valley Community College 
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 792-5333

The Association on Aging in New York
President, David Jordan
Montgomery County
http://www.agingny.org/
(Election-Fall)

New York State Association of Chairs of County Legislative Boards
President, Douglas Berwanger 
Wyoming County Legislature
Government Center
143 N. Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569 
Phone: (585) 786-8800 
Fax: (585) 786-8802

New York State Association of County Administrators
President, Charles H. Nesbitt, Jr. 
3 South Main Street
Albion, NY 14411
Phone: (585) 589-7053 
Fax: (585) 589-1618
email: cnesbitt@orleansny.com

New York State Association of County Clerks
President, Bradford Kendall
Dutchess County Clerk
22 Market Street 
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-2120
www.nysac.org/countyclerks

New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners, Inc.
President, Scott M. Schmidt
Orleans County
16650 W. Albion Road
Holley, NY 14470
Phone: (585) 589-4471
Susan J. Ernst, Administrative Assistant
4721 Pine Hill Road
Albion, New York 14411
Phone: (585) 589-5410
Fax: (585) 589-5410
Email: nysaccme@rochester.rr.com 
www.nysaccme.org

New York State Association of County Directors of Real Property Tax Services 
President, Suzette Booy, CCD
Columbia County
560 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-7334
www.nysacdrpts.org 

New York State Association of County Health Officials
President, Sherlita Amler, MD, MS, FAAP
Commissioner of Health
Westchester County Department of Health
25 Moore Ave
Mount Kisco, NY 10543
Phone:(914) 864-7292
Email: samler@westchestergov.com
Executive Director, Linda Wagner
1 United Way
Pine West Plaza 
Albany, NY 12205 
Phone:  (518) 456-7905 ext. 3 
Fax:  (518) 452-5435
Email: linda@nysacho.org 
www.nysacho.org

New York State Association of County Planning Directors
President, Angela Ellis
Planning Director 
Livingston County 
Government Center
6 Court Street
Geneseo, NY 14454 
(585) 243-7550
(585) 243-7566
Email: aellis@co.livingston.ny.us
www.nycountyplanners.org

New York State Association of Environmental Management Councils
President, Joy Squires
Region 1
(631) 368-6949
www.NYSAEMC.org

New York State Association of Local Government Records Officers
President, Desiree Potvin
Woodbury Town Clerk
511 Rt. 32, Box 1004
Highland Mills, NY 10930 
Phone: (845) 928-6829 x221
Email: dpotin@woodburyny.us.gov
www.nyalgro.org

New York State Association of Personnel & Civil Service Officers
President, John Charon
City of Glen Cove
(516) 676-4814
jwcharon@cityofglencoveny.org

New York State Association of Safety Officers
President, Joseph Zacharek
St. Lawrence County
48 Court Street
Canton, NY 13617 
Phone: (315) 379-2239
jzacharek@co.st-lawrence.ny.us

New York State Association of Self-Insured Counties
President, John Welch
Orleans County
14016 Rt 31W
Albion, NY 14411
jack.welch@orleansny.com
www.nysasic.org

New York State Association for Solid Waste Management
President, William A. Rabbia
Oneida-Herkimer SWA
1600 Genesee Street 
Utica, NY 13502
Executive Director, David Bouchard
PO Box 28
Johnstown, NY 12095
www.NYSASWM.org
 
New York State Association of Traffic Safety Boards
President, Sal Trentanelli
500 Nassar Civic Center Plaza
Corning, NY 14830
(607) 962-0340
Email: NYSATSBPres@gmail.com
www.nysatsb.org/

New York State Community Action Association
President, Alan Jones 
Executive Officer, Karla Digirolamo 
2 Charles Boulevard 
Guilderland, NY 12084 
Phone: (518) 690-0491, ext:24
Fax: (518) 690-0498
www.nyscaaonline.org
(Election-Summer)

New York State Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors, Inc.
Chair, Scott S. LaVigne, LCSW-R, MBA 
Seneca County Mental Health Department
31 Thurber Drive 
Waterloo, NY 13165
Email:  slavigne@co.seneca.ny.us
Phone:  (315) 539-1958
Executive Director, Kelly A. Hansen
41 State Street, Suite 505 
Albany, NY 12207 
Phone: (518) 462-9422
Fax: (518) 465-2695
Email: kh@clmhd.org 
www.clmhd.org

New York State Council of Probation Administrators (C.O.P.A.)
President, Joy Bennett 
Tioga County Probation Director
20 Court Street, Suite 1
Owego, NY 13827
(607) 687-8535
Email: BennettJ@co.tioga.ny.us
www.nyscopa.org

New York State County Executives’ Association 
President, Hon. Joanie Mahoney
Onondaga County Executive
John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 14th floor.
Syracuse, New York 13202 
Telephone 315-435-3516 
Fax 315-435-8582
Executive Director, Stephen J. Acquario, Esq.
540 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12207 
Phone: (518) 465-1473

New York State County Highway Superintendents Association
President, Tracy Eldridge
Hamilton County
Communications Director, Joseph Van De Loo
Association office:
136 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 465-1694
Fax: (518) 465-1942
Email: info@countyhwys.org
www.countyhwys.org

New York State County Treasurers and Finance Officers Association
President, Cheryl D. Mayer
Wyoming County

New York State Defenders Association, Inc.
President, Edward J. Nowak (Election-July)
Private Attorney, Penfield, NY
Executive Director, Jonathan Gradess
194 Washington Avenue, Suite 500 
Albany, NY 12210 
Phone: (518) 465-3524 ext: 14 
Fax: (518) 465-3249
Email: JGradess@nysda.org
www.nysda.org

New York State Emergency Managers’ Association
Director, Kevin Niedermaier 
Livingston County
Emergency Management Services
Government Center
6 Court Street
Geneseo, NY 14454
kniedermaier@co.livingston.ny.us
www.nysema.org

New York State Local Government Information Technology Directors Association
Director, Steve Zimmer
Genesee County Director of Information Technology Services 
Email: szimmer@co.genesee.ny.us
www.nyslgitda.org

New York State Sheriffs’ Association
President, Christopher Farber
Herkimer County
Court Street, Suite 2900
Herkimer, NY 13350
(315) 867-1167
Executive Director, Peter Kehoe 
27 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 434-9091
Fax: (518) 434-9093
www.nysheriffs.org

New York State Stop-DWI Association, Inc.
Chair, Christine M. Hale
Orange County STODWI
224A Main Street
Goshen, NY 10924
Email: info@stopdwi.org 
www.stopdwi.org

New York State Telecommunications Association
Chairman, Jim Becker
20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: (518) 443-2700
Fax: (518) 443-2810
www.nysta.com

New York State Weights and Measures Association
President, Jody Taylor
Otsego County
www.nyswma.com

State Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials (S.A.M.P.O.)
President, Doug Sippel, CPPB 
Town of Colonie
PO Box 508
Newtonville, NY 12128
(518) 783-2726
www.nysampo.org