A volunteer board of directors elected by the membership governs RPEA. Our major areas of activities and operations are coordinated and led by an executive director and carried out by a dedicated, knowledgeable staff.

 

RPEA 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Officers

 

Diana Hinchcliff, President

dhinchcliff@rpea.org

Diana is the newly elected President of RPEA.. Diana has been a member of the board since 2015. She began her career in New York State government at the Department of Environmental Conservation, then joined the Environmental Facilities Corporation, becoming acting executive director. In that capacity she oversaw the creation of the first state wastewater treatment revolving loan fund in the country. She also was director of federal and state governmental relations at the State Education Department. During her career in the private sector, she was president of a statewide industry trade association, established government relations practices at a business and financing consulting firm and the Albany office of an international law firm and served as special assistant to the president of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Diana is a past president of the (now called) Empire State Capital Area Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration and a past president of the State Academy for Public Administration. Additionally, she has been a board president or board member of numerous nonprofit organizations.

 

Mary Frye,
Executive Vice President

 

Barry Isenberg,
1st Vice President

 

 

Thomas Lally,
Treasurer

 

Edward Brown,
Assistant Treasurer

 

 

Richard J. Rice,
Secretary

 

Mark Rosenholz,
Asst. Secretary

 

 

Board Members

 

William Barrett

 

Dawn Bennett

 

 

Tina Fahringer

 

Jody Fox

 

 

Paul Moore

 

Robert Reilly

 

 

James Rulison

 

Marcia Schumann

 

 

Patricia Walsh

 

Stanley Winter

 

 

RPEA Staff

 

Edward Farrell
Executive Director

efarrell@rpea.org

Frosine Stolis
Member Services
Representative

fstolis@rpea.org

 

Dean Karlaftis
Financial Operations

dkarlaftis@rpea.org

Kathleen Liberty
Program Manager

kliberty@rpea.org

 

Louise Mabin
Executive Assistant

lmabin@rpea.org

Sharon Beauregard
Member Services Representative

sbeauregard@rpea.org