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.


James Stoddard, Jr, President, Haylor Freyer & Coon Inc.

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

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

Charles Baracco, CPA, Assistant Treasurer, The Bonadio Group, LLP

Nancy Collins, Secretary, UBS Financial Services


Nancy Bottar – Community Volunteer

Kristy Brightman, Esq. – Weaver, Mancuso, Brightman, PLLC

Nancy Byrne – Community Volunteer

Richard Calagiovanni – Videographer/Editor (Retired)

Louis Fournier – Sutton Cos.

Lee DeAmicis – M&T Bank

Bea Gonzalez – Syracuse University (Retired)

Clayton Hale, Jr. Esq. – Mackenzie Hughes

Patrick Heaton – Environmental Design & Research

Dennis Hebert – CFP, CLU (Retired)

Mark Jackson – Syracuse University

Bruce Kenan – Blueprint 15, Inc.

David Lane – J J Lane Construction, Inc. 

Gerald Matthews, Esq. – Menter, Rudin & Trivelpiece, PC (Retired)

Danielle McCann Cima, Esq. – Community Bank System

George McGuire, Esq. – Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Mary Pat Oliker – SUNY Upstate (Retired)

Chad Rogers – King & King Architects

Karen Tifft – Community Volunteer

Christine Woodcock Dettor, Esq. – Bousquet Holstein, PLLC

Honorary Directors

Hon. Benjamin Walsh | Hon. Ryan McMahon