Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is responsible for making sure United Way is on the right track. They meet monthly to discuss strategic issues facing the organization.The board holds United Way's senior staff responsible for carrying out our mission. They ensure that United Way is an organization you can trust. The board is composed of community leaders from throughout Broome County.


To drive change that will have positive impact on the critical needs of our community by strategically leveraging the collective resources of community partners.


United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Broome County.


We maintain accountability and transparency by being ethical stewards of investments and take responsibility for an inclusive environment of the UWBC organization and the communities that we engage. We demonstrate a commitment to and respect for diversity and inclusiveness in everything we do and value all people that we interact with in our relationships. We embrace innovation through empowerment of our staff, volunteers and community supporters and foster openness in communication and creative solutions. We are honest and ethical in our work and trustworthy in our commitment to deliver a high level of quality service. We take responsibility for delivering high value and relevant results for the service we manage.


Dr. Suzanne McLeod, Union Endicott Central School District

Vice Presidents

James McDuffee, Delta Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors

Kellyanne Truesdale, NBT Bank


Beth Roberts, Cornell Cooperative Extension


Mark Mushalla, William H Lane Construction

Assistant Treasurer

Brian DeBoyace, Tioga State Bank

Board Members

Debbie Andrako, NBT Bank

Francis Battisti, SUNY Broome

Oliver Blaise, III, Coughlin & Gerhart

Bob Brazill, ACHIEVE

Sean Britton, Community Member

Doris Cheung, Binghamton University

Kenneth Frank, City of Binghamton

Lesley Frey, Columbian Financial Group

Greg Lesko, Lesko Financial Services

Zachary Majka, Empower Federal Credit Union

Ann McNichols, Community Member

Maria Motsavage, Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP

Robert Murphy, City of Binghamton

Brett Pennefeather, Eck Plastics

Michael Ponticiello, Broome County Office of Emergency Services

Amar Rai, BAE Systems

Venessa Rodriguez, SUNY Broome

Joseph Sellepack, Broome County Council of Churches

John Stevens, Community Member

Mary Ann Wilcox, Community Member