Executive Council

Valerie Savage [email protected]

Past President
Sharon Ciccone [email protected]

Vice President
Donnalyn Shuster [email protected]

Anastasia Ariaga [email protected]

Christine Attlesey-Steger [email protected]

Preservice Representatives

Preservice BOT Reps
Doug Pashley and Ally Dennsky


Awards and Honors
Cynthia Wells [email protected]

Dr. Susan Lane and Dr. Shannon Elliott [email protected]

Calendar Events, Recognitions/Memorials, NYSATA Store
Cynthia Wells [email protected]

Cynthia Wells [email protected]

Conference Workshop Coordinators
Amanda Measer and Anastasia Ariaga [email protected]

Conference Exhibitors
Lauren Nels [email protected]

Cindy Henry and Robert Wood [email protected]

District Membership
Cindy Henry and Alyssa Lindstrom [email protected]

Janice Wiggins
[email protected]

Higher Education Committee and Pre-Service Scholarship
Mary Wolf
Candace Masters

Legislative Exhibit
Carol Pinkans [email protected]

Media Arts
Robert Wood [email protected]

Museum Education
Jennifer Foley [email protected]

Editor: Martin Merchant [email protected]
Layout and Sponsorship: Alyssa Lindstrom

Sheila Elario
Anne Manzella

NYSSBA Exhibit
Alyssa Lindstrom, Tess Meka, and Doug Michalak [email protected]

Olympics of the Visual Arts (OVA)
Roger E. Hyndman and Anne Manzella [email protected]

Portfolio Project
Christine Attlesey-Steger
Shannon Piche-Smith

Professional Development/CTLE Credit
Michelle Schroeder

Promotions and Public Relations

Sagamore Summer Institute
Michelle Schroeder and Beth Atkinson [email protected]

Kathleen Hallem-Bushek and Jill Cannon [email protected]

Student Scholarships
Loretta Corbisiero [email protected]

Youth Art Month (YAM)
Donnalyn Shuster, Heather McCutcheon
[email protected]

Cindy Henry [email protected]

Special Services

Membership, Accounts Receivable, Conference Registrar
Terri Konu [email protected]



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Our Regions


New York State is divided into 10 regions so that the membership can be better served locally. Each region elects a chair or co-chairs and 2 region representatives who attend quarterly meetings of the Board of Trustees, along with Committee chairs, to conduct the business of NYSATA and organize initiatives.

Region 1 Western 
Cattaraugus, Chatauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming

Chair/BOT Representative: Michelle Schroeder [email protected]

Region 1 Page

Region 2 Finger Lakes
Allegany, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Seneca, Stueben and Yates

Co-Chair/BOT Representative: Alyssa Lindstrom [email protected]
Co-Chair: Tess Hanna [email protected]
Representative: Janice Wiggins

Region 2 Page

Region 3 Central
Cayuga, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego and St. Lawrence

Chair/ BOT Representative: Heather McCutcheon [email protected]

Region 3 Page

Region 4 Southern
Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins

Chair/BOT Representative: Kathleen Pfeifer [email protected]
BOT Representative: Jill Karen Accordino

Vice Chair/Alternate BOT Representative: Geraldine Link

Region 4 Page

Region 5 Adirondack
Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Hamilton

Chair/BOT Representative: Shannon Piche-Smith [email protected]
BOT Representative Terry Crowningshield

Region 5 Page

Region 6 Capital Eastern
Scoharie, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington 

Chair/BOT Representative: Kathleen Bushek [email protected]
BOT Representative: Phyllis Brown [email protected]

Region 6 Page

Region 7 Southeastern/Lower Hudson
Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester, Ulster, Rockland, Orange and Sullivan

Chair/BOT Representative: Martin Merchant [email protected]
BOT Representative: Kelley Hedin

Region 7 Page

Region 8 New York City
New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond

Co-Chair/BOT Representative: Jill Cannon [email protected]
Co-Chair/BOT Representative: Pearl Lau [email protected]

Region 8 Page

Region 9 Long Island Nassau

Co-Chair/Representative: Jane Berzner r[email protected]
Co-Chair/Representative: Jessica Bayer r[email protected]

Region 9 Page

Region 10 Long Island Suffolk

Chair/Representative: Cheryl Schweider [email protected]
Vice-Chair/Representative: Dina Rose

Region 10 Page




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