Board Members

Arc of Onondaga

Arc of Onondaga is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of members of the community and family members of people with developmental disabilities.  The Board of Directors meets monthly at Arc’s Administrative Offices.

Executive Committee

Chuck Seereiter

Jeannine Nolan
First Vice President

Susan Scharoun
Vice President

Jim Moran

Jim Flynn
Assistant Treasurer

Jim Cannon

Members of the Board of Directors

Carol Bullard

Joyce Carmen

Christopher Centore

Gordon Eyer

Young Lee

Chris Paronis

John Powers

Mark Reid

Klaus Schroder

Denise Stephens

Executive Management Team

Ellen Gutmaker, Executive Director

Tammy Elowsky, Director Of Human Resources

Michelle Gillespie, Assistant Executive Director of Community Residential, Day Habilitation and Respite

Joanna Jewett, Director of Marketing and Development

Donna Loveland, Assistant Executive Director of Quality and Compliance Services

Sandy Radziwon, Chief Financial Officer

Ruth Ann Riposa, Associate Executive Director of Clinical and Ancillary Services


Arc of Onondaga Foundation

The Arc of Onondaga Foundation leadership is comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors from the community. The Board, which is headed by the elected Executive Committee, meets quarterly at Arc of Onondaga’s administrative offices.

Executive Committee

Sean Broderick
Foundation President

Brian Speller
Foundation Vice President
Director of Labor Relations, Northeast District, United Parcel Service

Mark Reid
Foundation Treasurer
Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa

Brian Hurley
Foundation Secretary


Members of the Foundation Board of Directors

Juli Boeheim, The Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation

Aida Byrne, Vice President, Corporate Development, Nascentia Health

Ellen Gutmaker, Executive Director, Arc of Onondaga

Mary Ellen Kaier, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels of Eastern Onondaga County

Kathleen Mason, KMASE Productions

James Nicoll, Mackenzie Hughes LLP

Colette Powers, UBS

Paul Sheedy, KeyBank

Kristopher Tucci

Steve Vasick, Galaxy Media