Board & Staff

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve.

Dana Allen, President

Melissa Newell, Vice-President

Casey King, Secretary

William Kelley, Treasurer


Dana Allan

Philip Mero

Elizabeth Rutkowski

Bethany Sousis

Anita Johnson

William Kelley

Casey King

Melissa Newell

Carlton Sabatini

Takia Feliciano

Tom Finch

 Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the community.

General Administration

Valerie Ainsworth, Executive Director
518-962-2077 x1226

Vanessa Moses, Office/Human Resource Administrator
518-962-2077 x1211

Heidi Rosinski, Finance Administrator
518-962-2077 x1218

Douglas Meyer, Sr., M.Ed, Director of Services
518-962-2077 x1239

Cali Shantz, Finance Administrator Assistant
518-962-2077 x1234

Brandy Lacey, Administrative Assistant
518-962-2077 x1236

Kaleigh LaMotte, Receptionist
518-962-2077 x1250

Care Coordination

Marisa Gaddor, Chief Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1216

Cherie Crowningshield, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1227

Harold O’Connor, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1103

Megan Dedrick, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1104

Karen Welch, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1220

Stacey Anderson, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1270

David Rogers, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x 1101

Jennifer Olsen, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1235

Elicia Proietti, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1212

Tara Hogan, Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1273

Crisis Intervention Program  

Michael Gaddor, Mobile Crisis Prevention Coordinator
518-962-2077 x 1266

Mary Ellen LaDue, Mobile Crisis Worker
518-962-2077 x1272

Zachary Trombly, Crisis Counselor

Wellness and Recovery

Rick Whitney, Recovery Program Supervisor
518-962-2077 x1225

Darcy Morse, Peer Support Advocate
518-962-2077 x1105

John Nailor, Peer Support Advocate
518-962-2077 x1221

Adam Clark, Peer Support Advocate
518-962-2077 x1232

Sandra Herrick, Peer Support Advocate
518-962-2077 x1213

Harry Bassett, Education/AOT/ECCF Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1214

Keith Rich, Peer Support Advocate

Non- Medicaid Care Coordination 

Vivian Beeman, Non-Medicaid Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x 1229

LeAnn Java,  Non-Medicaid Care Coordinator
518-962-2077 x 1262

Supported Housing

Kellie Trombley, Housing Program Coordinator
518-585-9072 x1102

Kathleen Thompson, Housing Advisor
518-962-2077 x1217

HCBS Program Assistant

Katherine Collien
518-962-2077 x1210


Brad Hammond, Maintenance Coordinator
518-962-2077 x1224

Stewart Jerdo, Janitor