Jefferson Foundation Board
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Jefferson Foundation Board

Michelle L. Capone '95 – President
Director of Regional Development
Development Authority of the North Country

Aaron D. Naklick - Vice President
Case Coordinator - Acute Rehab
Samaritan Medical Center

Ryan Piche - Treasurer
County Manager
Lewis County 

Lisa L’Huillier Ruggiero - Secretary
Hefferon Real Estate

Peter L. Walton '82  - Immediate Past President
Kendall, Walton and Burrows

Daniel Dupee, Ed.D. - College Administrator in Charge
Jefferson Community College

Elizabeth C. Fipps
Vice President - Foundation and Community Services
Samaritan Medical Center

Walt Hammond
Vice President-Risk Management Advisor
Haylor, Freyer, and Coon, Inc.

Marc Thomas, ‘01 
Alumni Advisory Council President
Owner, MT Mechanical Group

Lynise Lassiter
Philosophy instructor
Jefferson Community College 

Brian Peck, ‘98
Chief of Staff for Assemblyman Blankenbush
Town of Champion Supervisor

Robyn Rhyner, '93
Director of Financial Aid
Jefferson Community College

Stuart Schmitt
Director of Human Resources
Watertown Family YMCA

Stephanie Sutton
Sales Manager

Shawn H. West, ‘01
Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
New York Air Brake

Barbara N. Webber (Honorary Director)
Retired Teacher



Jefferson Foundation

1220 Coffeen Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Ben Foster, Foundation Executive Director
(315) 786-2291

Edie Roggie, Alumni Development Officer
(315) 786-2326