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
Fred Van Sickle, President
Vice President Alumni Affairs & Development, Cornell University
Karen Meriwether, Vice-President
Senior Vice President, John G. Ullman & Associates, Inc.
Maria Fernandez-Gaige, Secretary
In-House Contracts Counsel, XGen Pharmaceuticals DJB, Inc.
Bill Eggers, Treasurer
Senior Counsel, Nixon Peabody
South Bristol, NY
Lindsay Ruth, At-Large
Retired, Assistant Vice President, Major Gifts, Cornell University
Alumni Affairs and Development
Associate Professor | Director of Undergraduate Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences | Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Founder and Chief Science Officer of Embark Veterinary
Retired, Director of Corporate Communications, Corning, Inc.
Big Flats, NY
Founder and President, Cayuga Landscape Co
Partner, Faraci Lange, LLP
Partner Emeritus & Founder, Ashley McGraw Architects
University Professor, Syracuse University
Former Chairman of Airbus Group, Inc.
Former Administrator of NASA
William F. May Professor of Engineering
Dean Emeritus, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
University of Rochester
Retired Hydrogeologist, Former President of GeologicNY
Owner and Managing Principal, Canandaigua Financial Group
Retired, Professor of Business Operations at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management
Retired, Executive Director of The Rockwell Museum
Government Affairs Counselor for the firm K&L Gates
Retired, U.S. Representative for New York’s 25th congressional district, 1989-2009
Suan Hsi Yong
Retired Software Scientist, GrammaTech, Inc.
Director, Cayuga Bird Club