Leadership Team

Antara Mitra
Executive Director

Kim Pavlus
Division Director, Administration & Finance

Cheryl Giarrusso
Division Director,
Crisis Services

Susan VanCamp
Division Director,
School Services

Lisa Hannan
Manager, Human Resources

Jennifer Roth
Manager, Marketing & Development

Program Management Team

Administration
Crisis Services

Shana Rowan
Manager, Operations

Stephanie Grandjean
Assistant Director, Crisis Services

Cassandra Flagler
Manager, Training & Data

Kristine Knutson
Program Manager, Contact Hotline, TeleCare, Volunteer Services, OCSPC

Katie Lemery-White
Program Manager, 211

Lindsey Treat
Program Manager, Service Delivery

School Services

Lynn Cross
Assistant Director,
School Services

Katie Arney-Rattray
Clinical Supervisor, Student Assistance Program

Alisha Ladd
Program Manager, PAX Tools

Kristen Stanton
Program Manager, Suicide Safety in Schools

Anita Whitaker
Coordinator,
Prevention Coach

Board of Directors

Alan Andrews, LCSW, President
Alan Andrews & Associates, LLC

Maria Rachetta Wheeler, Vice-President
Branch Manager, NBT Bank

Linda Barbuto, Treasurer
Assistant Director, Office of Budget & Planning, Syracuse University

Paula Freedman, Corresponding Secretary
President, Freedman Associates, Inc.

Members

Dianne Apter
Chair of Board Nominating Committee
Retired, Apter & O’Connor Associates

Michelle Breidenbach
Reporter, The Post-Standard

Rashida Chambers
Promise Zone Specialist

Kortney R. Dale, MSW 
Vice President, Family Services, Liberty Resources, Inc.

Dr. Joseph T. Himmelsbach 
Associate Professor
SUNY Upstate Department of Psychology & Syracuse University Clinical Psychology

Rebecca Hoda-Kearse
Chair of Fund Development Committee
Affirmative Action Officer, SUNY ESF

Helen Hudson
President, Syracuse Common Council, City of Syracuse

Chris Kosakowski
Campus Team Coordinator, Vera House

Eric D. Larison
Chair of Strategic Planning Committee
Consultant, OCM BOCES

Patricia McBride
Office of the City Clerk, City of Syracuse

Dr. Maureen A. Patterson
Chair of Board Development Committee
Director of Education Leadership Programs, Le Moyne College

John Rey
Business Development Manager, Oswego Teachers Employees Federal Credit Union

Richard Riccioli 
Franciscan Friar, Assumption Church Syracuse

Dave Shaw 
Principal, Roxboro Road Middle School, North Syracuse Central School District

Neil J. Smith, Esq.
Chair of Investment Committee
Attorney, Mackenzie Hughes, LLP

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