Staff & Board

AIDA Board Members

James Dacey, Chair | Member of Business | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: Human Resources and Business Management

William Andre, Vice Chair | Member of Labor | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: Union operations and Labor relations

Terry Cuddy, Secretary | City Councilor | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: City Councilor; Teacher; Graphic Design

Gwen Webber-McLeod | Member at Large | 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: Leadership and diversity consulting

Roger Beer | Member at Large | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: Accountant

Jeff Gasper | School Board Member | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: School Board Member, Telecommunications

Brandon Gravius | Member of Industry | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background:  Controller AAI, Tax, Property, and Finance Accountant

Ron LaVarnway | Member at Large | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: Town Assessor, Teacher; HR Recruitment

Jimmy Giannettino | City Councilor | Term: 1-16-20 to 1-15-24
Professional Background: City Councilor, Assistance Operations Manager for Community Computer/MEDENT

The AIDA Board is appointed by the Auburn City Council.

 

AIDA Staff

Tracy Verrier | Executive Director
Taylor Symes | Assistant Treasurer
See the Cayuga Economic Development Agency website for staff bios.

 

Legal Counsel

Richard Cook | Hancock Estabrook | Biography
Robert Poyer | Hancock Estabrook | Biography

 

Please note there will be no meetings for the month of June 2021.

AIDA Committees

Governance Committee
Established December 17, 2014
Charter

Members:
James Dacey
Terry Cuddy
Gwen Webber-McLeod

 

Finance Committee
Established May 27, 2015
Charter

Members:
James Dacey
Jeff Gasper
Jimmy Giannettino

 

Audit Committee
Established May 27, 2015
Charter

Members:
Roger Beer
Ron LaVarnway
Brandon Gravius

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