KIM MANION

Hometown: PlattsburghFamily: Spouse Dennis, daughters Ella and Annie, and adult stepdaughters Caitlin and MeghanEducation: B.A. in Finance (Boston College), M.A. in Human Resources (Marymount University in D.C.)Occupation: Disaster and Business Transition Consultant at the Adirondack North Country Association and former owner of Maui NorthCommunity Involvement: Jesuit Volunteer Corps, former North Country Chamber of Commerce Board read more


MICHELE M. FRIEDMAN

Occupation: Director of Career and Technical Education, CEWW BOCESHometown: Mechanicville, NYFamily: Two adult children; spouse Scott, two dogs Doc and Marty (‘Back to the Future’ reference intentional)Education: B.S. in Education (N-6 Elementary Education 7-9 Science 7-12 Earth Science), M.S. in Education: Curriculum and Instruction; both earned at SUNY PlattsburghCommunity Involvement: Board of Directors U-First Federal read more


BILL MEYERS

Curbside with Bill…Hometown: Industry, PAFamily: Wife, Wendy; children Hannah and Connor; two dogs, Oliver and BellaEducation: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from Edinboro University of PennsylvaniaOccupation: Market Area Manager, Casella Waste ManagementCommunity Involvement: Chairman of the North Country Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Member of the Board of Plattsburgh College Foundation; Advisory Board read more


Richelle Gregory

Hometown: Gouverneur, New YorkFamily: Husband, four adult children, two dogs, three cats, and four chickensEducation: M.Ed. Counseling and Human Development; B.A., Psychology and Sociology, both from St. Lawrence UniversityOccupation: Director of Community Services for Clinton County Richelle Gregory has rooted her career in service to some of the most vulnerable populations in communities across New read more


TOM McNICHOLS

Hometown: PlattsburghEducation: B.A., Theater Performance, SUNY Plattsburgh; M.M., Vocal Performance from The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore Community Involvement: President of the Board Strand Center for the ArtsOccupation: Pre-pandemic: Real estate broker, opera singer, and custom woodworker/owner of The Wood Lab in Keeseville.Current: Project manager for a custom home builder in read more


JACKIE MADISON

Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina Family: Husband Calvin, two adult daughters  Education: B.A., Chemistry, Fayetteville State University (NC); M.L.S., Library and Information Management, Emporia State University (KS)Occupation: Retired Principal Information Toxicology Specialist (Wyeth/Pfizer) Current Community Involvement: President of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association; member of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Community Commemoration Committee; read more


Alexander C. Edwards

Hometown: Plattsburgh, New York Family: Wife, Patricia Chartier, daughter, Jessie Palian and son Forrest Edwards who is a third-generation member of the firm Education: High School: Mount Assumption Institute, BS. Resource Management, Syracuse University, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, BS: Business Management, SUNY Plattsburgh Occupation: Certified Public Accountant Community Involvement: Dean’s Advisory Council, read more


BETTY LITTLE

HOMETOWN: Glens Falls, NYFAMILY: Partner, Jim Kneeshaw, six adult children and 18 grandchildrenEDUCATION: B.A., Elementary Education, College of Saint RoseOCCUPATION: Senator, New York State’s 45th Senate DistrictCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Board of Directors for Glens Falls National Bank, Arrow Financial (15 years) and Double H Hole In the Woods (a camp in Lake Luzerne for seriously ill read more


CHRIS BOIRE

Hometown: Champlain, NYFamily: Wife, Jennifer, and two childrenEducation: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Colby-Sawyer College in New HampshireOccupation: Co-owner, Boire Benner GroupCommunity Involvement: Serves on the Board for The Development Corporation. Coached lacrosse and basketball with his son and donates time to edit and organize floor music for Trudeau’s Gymnastics Center gymnasts. read more


SUE BURDICK YOUNG

HOMETOWN: Jay, NYFAMILY: Two adult daughters and a grandson who is almost five years oldEDUCATION: B.A. Fine Arts with a concentration in Studio Pottery, SUNY PotsdamOCCUPATION: Sole Proprietor, Young’s Studio and GalleryCURRENT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: ADK for Kids (Art and Discovery Kits) The arts community in Plattsburgh is alive, well, and actively contributing to the beauty read more