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Vera house, Inc.
executive leadership

Interim Director of Operations
Tricia Matthews

Interim Director of Finance

Dana Zanders

Interim Director of Human Resources
Karen Benenati 

Marketing and Communications
For marketing and communications, please e-mail

Volunteer Program
To learn more about volunteering, please e-mail


Vera House, Inc. Board of Directors

Ebony Pengel - Healthy Alliance


Board of Directors
Margaret Benze  Al Otro Lado
James Branche  United Radio
Nitch Jones • Upstate Medical University
Sapna Kollali  BOCES of NY State 
Stacy Marris • Costello, Cooney & Fearon 
Dawn Penson Disability Advocate; National Federation of the Blind                                                                                                            Staci Dennis-Taylor • Wesley Clark & Pashkin, LLP


Agency Counsel
Katie Centolella, Esq.