Steering Committee

Steering Committee/Co-Chairs

Leadership Allegany is supported by a steering committee made up of community leaders throughout the county. The committee meets regularly to support the program and maximize its impact on participants. Many members of this group are Leadership Allegany alumni and wish to give back. Anyone interested in joining the group should reach out to the program co-chairs. Current steering committee members include:

Program Co-Chair: Phyllis Gaerte, Houghton College

Program Co-Chair: Jonathan Hilsher ’13, Alfred State

Program Secretary: Trina LaFleur ‘12, ACCORD Corporation

Program Treasurer: Earl Johnson, Village of Wellsville

Gretchen Hanchett ‘13, Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce

Michele Conklin ’15, Palmer Opera House

Brian Loucks, Cuba Chamber of Commerce, SCORE

Matt Hopkins, BOCES

Jody Vosburg ‘17, Allegany First Federal Credit Union

Jennifer White ‘18, White Imprints

Kim Wrazen, Otis Eastern