Catholic Charities’ Annual Board Meeting Elects New Members

Board Members 2023 New

“We are honored to have new members joining our board this year and for the continued support of current and renewing members,” said Jim Siconolfi, Board Chair.

Elected for their First Term:

  • Brian Baker, Director of Spiritual Care, Arnot Health;
  • Jasmine Canestaro, Assistant Vice President of Operations – Schuyler Hospital Campus Lead, Cayuga Health System;
  • Nick D’Aloisio, Marketing Communications, Corning, Inc.;
  • Elizabeth Lambert, Vice President of Campus Life/Dean of Students, Elmira College;
  • Lisa O’Connor, Marketing Director, O’Connor Plumbing and Heating.
Additionally, the Officers of the 2023 Board are:
  • Jim Siconolfi, Chair, retired from Elmira College;
  • Aimee Churchill, Vice-Chair, Attorney;
  • Bruce Boughton, Treasurer, Branch Manager for Chemung Canal Trust Company;
  • Jeffry Sobkowski, Secretary, retired from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield.
The following members were elected to continue their terms on the Board:
  • Ron Allison, Retired, Chemung Canal Trust Company;
  • Carol Brady, Coordinator for the Notre Dame Athletic Association;
  • George Maloney, Retired Owner of Pal’s Sports Center;
  • Jeff Richards, Retired, Elmira Star-Gazette;
  • Gordon Schuehler, CPA at Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP;
  • Doris Smith, Registered Nurse, and Owner of Sarah’s Majestic Gifts, LLC;
  • Thomas Tedone, retired Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, New York State

Ellen Topping, Chief Program Officer of Catholic Charities stated, “We are thrilled
to welcome our new Board Members on this ongoing journey of working to reduce poverty, promote wellness and self-sufficiency, and advocate for those in need. We welcome our new members as they join us in this important work.”