CLWA Board of Directors: Your friends, neighbors, and community leaders.

The CLWA Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of each month. Interested in attending? Contact us for this month’s meeting location.

NEIL ATKINS
CLWA Past-President

Committees: Executive, Government Relations

KATRINA BUSCH
Board Member

Committees: Communications, Executive, Membership

SUSAN CARPENTER
CLWA Secretary

Committees: Citizen Science, Executive

DEE CROFTON
Board Member

Committees:  Citizen Science, Membership

JACK DAILEY
Board Member

Committees: Finance, Nominating

LINDA DWORACZYK
CLWA Treasurer

Committees: Executive, Finance, Membership

ROB GRAY
Board Member

Committees: Community Outreach, Education

LYNN KLOTZ
CLWA President

Committees: Citizen Science, Communications, Executive, Membership

SUSAN MARTENSON
Board Member

Committees: Membership, Communications

DOUGLAS MERRILL
Board Member

Committees: Citizen Science, Government Relations, Development

SALLY NAPOLITANO
Board Member

Committees: Citizen Science

JOEL PASTERNACK
Board Member

Committees: Citizen Science

ELLEN POLIMENI
Board Member

Committees: Education, Government Relations, Communications

WADE SARKIS
Board Member

Committees: Nominating, Executive

STEPHEN UEBBING
Board Member

Committees: Education, Development

CLWA SUPPORT STAFF

LINDSAY MCMILLAN,
Association Director

Lindsay joined the CLWA team part-time in 2015 with an academic background in Natural Resource Conservation and Communications. Lindsay works with CLWA’s Board of Directors and volunteers to design and implement community outreach programs and provides full administrative support to the organization. She lives in Honeoye and loves exploring all the Finger Lakes has to offer through hiking, cross country skiing, boating, and adventuring with her friends and family.

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LINDSEY AYERS, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Lindsey joined CLWA as an intern in the Summer of 2019 during her Masters degree program in Environmental Science at SUNY ESF. She now works part-time with CLWA, assisiting with the Lake Friendly Lawn Care program, membership drives, and office activities.

Lindsey loves spending time with her beautiful daughter Ayana, husky Leo, and husband Marcus. She loves to hike, travel, garden, kayak, practice yoga, camp, read, create, adventure, learn, and just enjoy life to the fullest.

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WATERSHED EDUCATORS

LINDSEY AYERS

The newest member of the watershed educational outreach team, Lindsey joined senior watershed educator Beth Altemus at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. Lindsey earned her Masters at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse.  She served as an intern at CLWA and joined the staff as Administrative Assistant in 2019. Lindsey now works part time in the CLWA office and looks forward to growing in her new role as Watershed Educator!

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LYNN OCCOR

Lynn Ocorr is a retired science teacher after 32 years of coaching and teaching in catholic, city and suburban school settings. She is a contributing author of the New York State Middle School Core Curriculum Guide, wrote multiple environmental grants including one that sent her to the island of Antigua where she taught students and teachers about the impact of tourism on their island environment. She was a lead teacher as part of the Biochem Mentor Network and hosted multiple workshops through Wayne finger Lakes BOCES. 

KATHY CONEZIO

Kathy joined the watershed education program in November of the 2021-2022 school year. Kathy is a retired elementary teacher who spent the majority of her 40+ years in education working in preschool programs as a teacher, curriculum developer and Warner School mentor to preschool educators. She has been an adjunct professor for Early Childhood Education courses at the University of Rochester and at FLCC. Additionally, she has participated in grants from the National Science Foundation and the US Department of Education at the University of Rochester’s Warner School. During her most recent years of teaching, Kathy designed, organized and taught in a STEM Laboratory setting working with preschoolers through 5 th graders on a daily basis. Kathy and her husband enjoy traveling, hiking and gardening and have visited almost every national park in the US. They have seven children and twelve grandchildren, and enjoy spending every available minute with them.