Photo: Nigel Kent

Board of Directors

The Finger Lakes Land Trust’s Board of Directors is ultimately accountable for ensuring that conserved lands stay protected forever.  It’s a big job and the Land Trust is grateful to have the following dedicated conservationists on our board:

FLLT Board of Directors

Dave Birchenough, President
Retired, Business Owner
Skaneateles, NY

Kristin Swain, Vice-President
Executive Director, The Rockwell Museum
Corning, NY

Jan Suwinski, Treasurer
Former Executive Vice President, Corning, Inc.
Retired Clinical Professor of Management and Operations, Cornell University Johnson School
Ithaca, NY

Patty Weisse, Secretary
Consultant, Director Emeritus, Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Skaneateles, NY

Bill Eggers, At-Large
Senior Counsel, Nixon Peabody
South Bristol, NY

Percy Browning    
Community Volunteer
Ithaca, NY

Thomas M. Carr
President, Elmira Savings Bank
Corning, NY

Holland C. Gregg, III
Chief Operating Officer, Patience Brewster, Inc.
Skaneateles, NY

Hadley Matarazzo
Partner, Faraci Lange, LLP
Rochester, NY

Karen Meriwether
Senior Vice President, John G. Ullman & Associates, Inc.
Hammondsport, NY

Sean O’Keefe
University Professor, Syracuse University
Former Chairman of Airbus Group, Inc.
Former Administrator of NASA
Syracuse, NY

Kevin Parker
William F. May Professor of Engineering
Dean Emeritus, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Marjory Rinaldo-Lee
Retired Hydrogeologist, Former President of GeologicNY
Ithaca, NY

Lindsay Ruth
Assistant Vice President, Major Gifts, Cornell University
Alumni Affairs and Development
Ithaca, NY

William S. Schweizer
Former Owner, Schweizer Aircraft Corporation
Pine City, NY

Myra J. Shulman
Senior Research Associate (Ret.), Cornell University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ithaca, NY

Fred Van Sickle
Vice President Alumni Affairs & Development, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY