Chapter Executive Board (2018)

The Executive Board shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Chapter between the Chapter's business meetings, fix the hour and place of Chapter meetings, make recommendations to the Chapter, and shall perform such other duties as are specified in the Chapter Bylaws or customary to an Executive Board. The Executive Board shall be subject to the orders of the Chapter, and none of its acts shall conflict with action taken by the Chapter.

Direct all mail correspondence to: NY Upstate Chapter APA, PO Box 388, Buffalo, NY 14207

The Chapter Executive Board meets six times a year.

Meetings normally start at 10:30 AM, except during the annual chapter conferences or unless otherwise specified.

Terms of office run from October 1 - September 30

Bylaws of the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association


President: James Levy, AICP  e-mail

Vice President: Sean Maguire, AICP e-mail

Treasurer: Eve Holberg, AICP e-mail

Secretary: Nicolette Wagoner, AICP

Professional Development Officer: Rich Guarino, AICP  e-mail

Director of Legislative Affairs: Darren Kempner, AICP e-mail

Membership Officer: Ellen Parker, AICP e-mail

Education Officer: Matt Ingalls, AICP e-mail

Public Relations Officer: Andy Raus, AICP  e-mail

Member At Large: Mark Castiglione, AICP  e-mail

Officer EmeritusEllen Parker, AICP  e-mail

Capital District Planners Association, Section Director: Kerry O'Connor e-mail

Central New York,  Section Director: Jane Rice, JD, AICP e-mail

Genesee/Finger Lakes Section Director: Joseph Bovenzi, AICP  e-mail

Southern Tier Section Director:  Tom Knipe  e-mail

Western New York Section Director: Jonathan Bleuer e-mail

Other Members

Planning Official Development Officer: Pat Tatich, AICP  e-mail

Liaison to the NYS County Planning Directors: Felipe Oltramari, AICP e-mail

Liaison to the Ontario Professional Planners Institute: Vicky Simon, MCIP, RPP e-mail