Executive Committee Officers


Caprice Reader, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP,  

Vice President

Tiffany Falcone
Senior Marketing Manager, HR Works


Jay Jerose, CPA, CVA
Principal, The Bonadio Group
[email protected] l 315-671-4821 | Connect on LinkedIn


Rhoda Hales
Office Manager, Harris Beach PLLC
[email protected]  l 315-214-2002 | Connect on LinkedIn

Iolanda Cooper, SHRM – SCP,  SPHR
Employee Advocate, Wegmans Food Markets

[email protected] l 315-701-3200 request x 313 | Connect on LinkedIn 


Board of Directors

Diversity and Inclusion

Laila Keysor, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Senior Staffing Manager l Syracuse Division | Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
[email protected] | 315.546.1100, ext. 423 | Connect on LinkedIn

Workforce Readiness

Vice President of HR & Workforce Development at WCNY

Nalisa Clark
[email protected] |  315-430-9539  | Connect on LinkedIn

Professional Certification and College Relations

Melissa Burke

HR Manager, Tidal Basin Group 
[email protected]| 315-272-2124 | Connect on LinkedIn


Meghan Durso
Senior Human Capital Manager, TDO                                                   [email protected]  l 315-308-1264 | Connect on LinkedIn

Legislative Advocate

Katherine Schafer
, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
[email protected] l 315-218-8243 | Connect on LinkedIn

Stephanie Fedorka
, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC 
[email protected]Connect on LinkedIn


Hannah Redmond
Associate, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
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Yvonne McCool
COBRA Allies
[email protected] | 315-515-5192 x2222 |  Connect on LinkedIn


Crystina Brooks
Talent Acquisition Partner [email protected]  l Connect on LinkedIn


Jody Frawley
Dale Carnegie Training of Western & Central NY, and Greater Boston Areas
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Total Rewards

Kerry Carney, MS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Principal, LeadStrat Solutions (a Grenell Partner)
[email protected] l 315-436-9529 | Connect on LinkedIn

Tia Sales
Chief Human Resources Officer, Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
[email protected] l 315-424-1800 ext. 7650 | Connect on LinkedIn

SHRM NY State Council Finance Director

Mary Stone
Chief Quality Officer, Hematology/Oncology Associates of CNY
315-472-7504 ext. 1366 | Connect on LinkedIn



Britney DeRosa
HR Business Partner, Cascade Maverik Lacrosse, LLC
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Tessa Harper
Human Resources Generalist, Francis House
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Chapter Management Professional

Julie Billings, MBA
[email protected]  l 315-762-3464 | Connect on LinkedIn