Board of Directors

NYS ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS, INC.

OFFICERS

Barry A. Kaufmann, President (NYSUT/AFL-CIO) – president@newyorkstateara.org

Paul Schuh, Executive Vice President – Labor (UAW)

Opportunity, Executive Vice President – Community

Paulette Fialkoff-Amedeo, Secretary (RWDSU)

Gary Lanahan , Treasurer (CSEA)

DIRECTORS

Unions

Fred Nauman, President Emeritus (NYSUT), Jennifer Kaseman (NYSUT), James Carr (PEF),Dennis Tracey, Past President (NYSUT), Paul Cole (AFL-CIO),  (AFSCME), Terry Melvin (AFL-CIO),  Ana Vazquez (SEIU), Peter Ruszczak (UPFRA), Rod Sherman (NYSUT), ,To Be Filled (Workers United), Delores Frazier (TWU Local 100) , Paulette Fialkoff-Amedeo (RWDSU), Richard Knowles (SOAR), Marva Wade (NYSNA) and Deborah Hayes (CWA)

Community

Suleika Cabrera-Drinane – PR Hispanic Elderly

Andrea Cianfrani- LiveOn NY

Regional Representatives

NYC Regional Representative
Barbara Waldmann (NYSUT)

Central NY Regional Representatives
William Spreter (NYSUT)

Western New York Regional Representative
Steve Muscarella (PEF)

Capital District Regional Representative
Karen Wojcik-Hess (NYSUT)

Long Island Regional Representative
Stanley Bergman (CSEA)

Paul Schuh, New York State Representative to ARA Board (UAW)