The Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) elected five new board members at its March 6 annual meeting. Joining the board for three-year terms are:
• Cynthia Carrington Carter, owner of Renaissance Studio, which specializes in historic resources surveys, National Register nominations and Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record reports.
• Rich Cunningham, vice president and senior consultant of Thoma Development Consultants, a community development and planning firm in Cortland.
• Renée K. Gadoua, a freelance writer and editor whose work appears in numerous local and national publications.
• Robert Haley, an architect and educator in private practice and vice chair of the Landmark Preservation Board for the City of Syracuse.
• Grant Johnson, a senior cultural resources specialist at Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering & Environmental Services, D.P.C. in Syracuse.
PACNY’s Board of Directors for 2016-2017 also includes:
• Murray Gould (President), Port City Preservation, LLC
• Patrick Heaton (Vice president). Environmental Design & Research, D.P.C.
• Andrew D’Agostino (Treasurer), The Community Preservation Corporation
• John Auwaerter, SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
• Dean Biancavilla, Holmes-King-Kallquist & Associates, Architects
• Mary Duffin, Jamesville-Dewitt Central School District
• Barton Feinberg, Sutton Real Estate Company, LLC
• Julie Gedro, Empire State College
• Nicholas Petragnani Jr., The Community Preservation Corporation
PACNY would also like to thank the following former Board members for their dedication and service to the organization:
• Margaret Sithole (Secretary) Empire State College
• Jeanie Gleisner, Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board
• Michael Long, Finger Lakes Planning & Development
• Patricia O’Reilly, New York State Homes & Community Renewal
• Bruce Poushter, Sugarman Law Firm
Founded in 1974, the Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) is dedicated to the conservation of our area’s historic architecture, neighborhoods and main streets, and preserving the past through adaptive reuse to serve as a living part of our community. Learn more about PACNY’s activities at pacny.net.