A family-based organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Executive Committee


Laura J. Kennedy (New York City Chapter)

Immediate Past President

John Schuppenhauer, Esq. (Ontario Chapter)

Regional Vice Presidents:

Western Region                   

Cheryl Englert (Livingston-Wyoming Chapter)

Finger Lakes Region                       

Arthur Stilwell (Steuben Chapter)

Central North Region                   

Dr. John Kowalczyk (Oneida-Lewis Chapter)

Central South Region                     

James Warren (Delaware Chapter)

North Country Region                     

Patricia Campanella (St. Lawrence Chapter)

Capital Region                       

Robert DeSio (Saratoga Chapter)

Hudson Valley Region               

Susan Lucas (Putnam Chapter)

Metro Region                     

Saundra M. Gumerove, Esq. (Nassau Chapter)                                            


Shelley Winters (Essex Chapter)


Joseph Zifchock (Madison-Cortland Chapter)

Assistant Treasurer                         

Steven Drobysh (Sullivan Chapter) 


Rose Mary Cella (Community League D.C. Chapter)