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Announcing New Board Members & Officers

Announcing New Board Members & Officers

We are pleased to announce our new slate of officers for the 2020 Board of Directors. Heading up the list of officers is Board President Barbara Karper, LeMoyne College Advancement Associate for Alumni Relations. Valerie Cushman, Mortgage Loan Originator with Movement Mortgage, and Sabrina Tipton, Application Systems Analyst at Empower Federal Credit Union, will serve as Vice Presidents. Danielle Chabot, Director of Compliance at SRC, has been named Treasurer. Virgie Townsend, communications specialist and writer, will serve as Secretary.  

New Vera House Board Members that will serve a three-year term commencing January 2020 include Darrell Buckingham, Foundation and Facility Operations Manager at Central New York Community Foundation; Nakeia Chambers, Director of Multicultural Affairs & Student Inclusion at SUNY Upstate Medical University; Joelle Margrey, Vice President of Skilled Nursing at Loretto; Patricia “Katie” McBride, Deputy City Clerk at City Hall; Rebecca Ortiz, Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and Marissa Saunders, Founder and Facilitator at Nurturing Individuals Abilities (NIA) Ministries Worldwide.

Click HERE for a complete list of the Vera House Board of Directors.