2020 - 2021 NYATEP Board of Directors

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Brian Williams


Commissioner, Rensselaer County Employment and Training  (Troy)

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Denise Zieske

Second Executive Vice President

Director of Workforce Development, the State University of New York (Statewide)

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Karen Springmeier

Past President

Executive Director, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Board (Geneva)

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Alice Savino

At-Large Member

Executive Director, Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Workforce Board and Chenango, Delaware, Otsego Workforce Board (Utica)

Working from Home


Capital Region Vice President


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Louise McLoughlin

Hudson Valley Vice President

Executive Director, Dutchess County Workforce Board (Poughkeepsie)

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Patricia Malone

Long Island Regional Vice President

SUNY Stonybrook, Associate Vice President for Professional Education and Assistant Provost for Engaged Learning, School of Professional Development (Stonybrook)

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Kathy Bishop

North Country Regional Vice President

Employment and Training Counselor at Clinton County Employment and Training Administration (Plattsburgh)


Marjorie Parker

Partner Representative

President and CEO, JobsFirstNYC (NYC)

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Sylvie Nelson

Executive Vice President

Executive Director, North Country Workforce Development Board (Saranac Lake)

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Vivian Benton


Deputy Director, Workforce Development Institute (Statewide)

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Jessica Centeno

At-Large Member

New York State Executive Deputy Director, Center for Employment Opportunities (Statewide)

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Dan Porter

At-Large Member

Executive Director, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben Workforce Board (Corning)

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Katie Geise

Western NY Regional Vice President

Executive Director, Chautauqua Workforce Board (Jamestown)

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Paula Bailey

New York City Regional Vice President

Executive Vice President, Grant Associates (NYC)

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Franca Armstrong

Mid-state Regional Vice President

Associate Vice President of Workforce Development and Dean of the Rome Campus, Mohawk Valley Community College (Rome)

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Angie Kamath

Partner Representative

University Dean for Adult and Continuing Education, City University of New York (New York City)


Elizabeth Hayter

Partner Representative

Administrator, Dutchess BOCES (Poughkeepsie)