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.

Executive Officers

Lee De Amicis,
M&T Bank – President
Mary Pat Oliker,
Upstate Medical University (Ret.)  – First Vice President
Christine Woodcock Dettor, Esq.,
Bousquet Holstein PLLC – Second Vice President
Dennis Hebert, CFP, CLU,
Financial Planner – Treasurer
George McGuire, Esq.,
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC – Assistant Treasurer
Chad Rogers,
King + King Architects – Secretary
Pat Heaton, EDR Companies – Stickley House Liaison


Nancy Byrne, Community Volunteer
Richard Calagiovanni, Videographer/Editor (Ret.)
Marissa Cameron, Hueber-Breuer Construction
Darcy DiBiase, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Louis Fournier, Sutton Cos.
Clayton Hale, Esq., Mackenzie Hughes
Mike Hartwell, CPA, FustCharles LLP
Mark Hettler, CPA, Bonadio Group (Ret.)
Tom Hewitt, Liverpool Central School District Ad Hoc Member of the Education & Collection Committees
Bruce Kenan, Destiny USA
David Lane, J J Lane Construction, Inc.
Vincent Love, North Syracuse Central School District
Gerald Mathews, Esq., Attorney (Ret.)
Danielle McCann Cima, Esq., Community Bank System
Scott Miller, Internal Revenue Service (Ret.)
Karen Tifft, Community Volunteer
Michael Tisdell, AIF, CPFA, OneGroup Retirement Advisors
Victor Vaccaro, CPA, Dannible & McKee LLP

Emeritus Board Members

Charles Baracco, CPA,
Bonadio Group (’25)
Nancy Bottar,
Community Volunteer (’25)
Nancy Collins,
UBS (’25)
Bea González, Syracuse University (Ret.) (’26)
Raymond Grimaldi, CPA Bonadio Group (’25)
Christine B. Lozner,
Historic Preservation Consultant (permanent)
Louis J. Steigerwald, III,
Cathedral Candle Co. (’25)
James Stoddard,
Haylor, Freyer and Coon (’25) 

Honorary Directors

Hon. J. Ryan McMahon, Onondaga County Executive
Hon. Benjamin Walsh, Mayor of Syracuse