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

Doris Welch, Secretary (IBT)

Gary Lanahan , Treasurer (CSEA)

DIRECTORS

Unions

Fred Nauman, President Emeritus (NYSUT), Patrick Lyons (NYSUT), James Carr (PEF),Dennis Tracey, Past President (NYSUT), Paul Cole (AFL-CIO),  Audrey Iszard (AFSCME)Terry Melvin (AFL-CIO),Fred Nauman (NYSUT),  Joseph Robinson (IBT), Lourdes Rodriguez-Dox (SEIU), Peter Ruszczak (UPFRA), Rod Sherman (NYSUT), Gary Tavormina (AFSCME),(Workers United), Michael Tutrone (TWU Local 100) and Paulette Fialkoff-Amedeo (RWDSU)

Community

Suleika Cabrera-Drinane – PR Hispanic Elderly

Karol Tapias – LiveOn NY

Regional Representatives

NYC Regional Representative
Doris Welch (IBT)

Central NY Regional Representatives
William Spretzer (NYSUT)

Western New York Regional Representative
Steve Muscarella (PEF)

Capital District Regional Representative
Karen Wojcik-Hess

Long Island Regional Representative
Stanley Bergman (CSEA)

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