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.


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

Timothy Atseff, 1st Vice President, Community Volunteer

Louis J. Steigerwald, III, 2nd Vice President – President, Cathedral Candle Company

James Stoddard, Jr, Secretary, Vice Present, 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


Nancy Bottar, Community Volunteer

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

Nancy Byrne, Community Volunteer

Carroll Clark, Community Volunteer

Nancy Collins, UBS Financial Services

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

Bea Gonzalez, VP for Community Engagement, 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, Solvay Bank

Gerald J. Mathews, Community Volunteer

George R. McGuire, Attorney, Bond, Schoeneck & King, LLC

Diane Miron, Community Volunteer

David Murray, M.D., Community Volunteer

Mary Pat Oliker, Community Volunteer

Chad Rogers, Partner, King + King Architects


Honorary Directors

Hon. Benjamin Walsh | Hon. Ryan Mcmahon