Mary has been a member of the board since 2015. Mary retired from the State of New York in 2013 with over 32 years of service. The majority of her career was with the NYS Department of Civil Service in the Employee Benefits Division (EBD). EBD administers the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) and other employee benefit programs. During her 20 year tenure with EBD, she worked in a variety of areas including financial management, contract management, communications, policy and the administration of NYSHIP for other public employers, such as local governments. Mary has been on the board of the Western Turnpike Rescue Squad, Inc. since 2011; previously she served a five-year term on the Guilderland Public Library Board of Trustees. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from SUNY Albany and completed Master’s degree course work in Organizational Communication at Purdue University.