Board of Directors

OHA’s Board of Directors helps to provide expertise to the county’s only organization dedicated to telling Onondaga County’s history. Its function is to advise the director, to raise funds to support initiatives, exhibitions, programs, and projects, and to recruit new board members from around the county to support OHA’s mission.

The board currently has 24 members who are business and community leaders.


Lee DeAmicis, President – Administrative VP, Regional Business Banking Manager, M&T Bank

Louis J. Steigerwald, III, Vice President – President, Cathedral Candle Company

James Stoddard, Jr., Secretary, Senior Vice-President, Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc.

Raymond V. Grimaldi, CPA, Treasurer, Senior Counsel, The Bonadio Group, LLP

Charles Baracco, CPA, Assistant Treasurer, Tax Services Partner, The Bonadio Group, LLP


Timothy Atseff, Community Volunteer

Nancy Bottar, Community Volunteer

Lorraine Branham, Dean of Samuel Irving Newhouse School, Syracuse University

Nancy Byrne, Community Volunteer

Nancy Collins, UBS Financial Services

Carroll Clark, Community Volunteer

George W. Curry, Professor Emeritus, Department of Landscape Architecture, SUNY-ESF

Bea Gonzalez, Dean of University College, Syracuse University

Ashley Hayes, JD, Partner, Hancock & Estabrook, LLP

Helen Hudson, City of Syracuse Common Councilor

Daniel D. Lent, Vice President & Sr. Relationship Manager , Business Banking Division, Key Bank

Jack Luchsinger, Community Volunteer

Gerald J. Mathews, Community Volunteer

Glynn Matthews, CEM, Lead Account Executive; National Grid

Diane Miron, Community Volunteer

David Murray, M.D., Community Volunteer

Michael Stancyzk, Esq., Centolella Lynn D’Elia & Temes LLC

Honorary Directors

Hon. Joanie Mahoney

Hon. Stephanie Miner