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Qualified and knowledgeable coordinators are based in each region of the State to help local leaders navigate through the program at no cost. They will help identify and prioritize the most effective goals based on specific community needs. Additionally, coordinators offer support and guidance for accessing resources and grant funding opportunities.

Capital District

Haley Balcanoff
Capital District Regional Planning Commission
[email protected]
(518) 453-0850

Josh Dranoff
Capital District Regional Planning Commission
[email protected]
518 453-0850

Tara Donadio
Capital District Regional Planning Commission
[email protected]
(518) 453-0850

Central New York

Chris Carrick
Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board
[email protected]
(315) 422-8276 ext.1213

Amanda Mazzoni
Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board
[email protected]
(315) 422-8276 ext.1215

Finger Lakes

Rob Richardson
Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
[email protected]
(585) 454-0190 ext.21 

Long Island

Sarah Oral, P.E., LEED AP BD+C
Cameron Engineering
[email protected]
(516) 224-5237

Dave Tepper
Cameron Engineering
[email protected]
(516)-224-5227

Andrew Manitt
Sustainability Institute at Molloy College
[email protected]
(516) 323-4512

Madeline Schoenfeld
Cameron Engineering
[email protected]
(212) 324-4000 ext. 137

Mid-Hudson

Carla Castillo
Hudson Valley Regional Council
[email protected]
(845) 564-4075

Eleanor Peck
Hudson Valley
Regional Council
[email protected]
(845) 564-4075 

Mohawk Valley

Amanda Kaier
Mohawk Valley Economic Development District
[email protected]
(315) 525-1312

Amy Wyant
Mohawk Valley Economic Development District
[email protected]
(315) 400-1787

New York City 

Elissa Knight
Solar One
[email protected]
(646) 320-7180

Jeanette Castillo
Community Campaigns Coordinator
Solar One
[email protected]
(917) 795-1661

North Country

Nancy Bernstein
Adirondack North Country Association
[email protected]
(518) 891-6200 ext. 106

Southern Tier

For Broome, Chenango, Delaware, and Tompkins Counties:
Gina Cassidy
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County
[email protected]
(607) 272-4833 ext. 244

For Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga Counties:
Todd Knobbe
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County
[email protected]
(607) 535-7161 ext. 3225

Western New York

For Erie and Niagara Counties: 

Jason Kulaszewski
University at Buffalo Regional Institute
[email protected]
(716) 878-2441

Bart Roberts
University at Buffalo Regional Institute
[email protected]

Matthew Bourke
University at Buffalo Regional Institute
[email protected]
(716) 878-2439

For Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties:

Jonathon Mayr
Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board
[email protected]
(716) 945-5301 ext. 2232

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