Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board
David V. Bottar, Executive Director  

Board Membership 2017

The Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board (CNY RPDB) is a public agency that was established in 1966 by Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties under the provisions of Article 12B of the New York State General Municipal Law. The agency is governed by a 35-member board of directors that is appointed by its five member counties. Financial support for the agency is provided by member county contributions, state and federal grants, and contract service revenue. The CNY RPDB provides a comprehensive range of services associated with the growth and development of communities in Central New York with a focus on eight major program areas including economic development, environmental management, community development, energy management, land use and transportation planning, information and research services, and intergovernmental coordination.


Cynthia Aikman Community Representative
Keith Batman Chairman, Cayuga County Legislature
Joseph DeForest Cayuga County Legislature
Stephen F. Lynch Director, Cayuga County Department of Planning and Development
Paul W. Pinckney Cayuga County Legislature
Michael Quill Mayor, City of Auburn
Stephen Zabriskie Community Representative


Donnell Boyden Chairman, Cortland County Legislature
James Denkenberger, Jr. Cortland County Legislature
Daniel S. Dineen Director, Cortland County Planning Department
Mary Ann Discenza Cortland County Legislature
Linda Dickerson Hartsock   Community Representative; Executive Director, Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University
Peggy L. Mousaw Cortland County Director of Budget and Finance
James J. Murphy Community Representative


Lawrence Baker Community Representative
John Becker Chairman, Madison County Board of Supervisors
Scott Ingmire Director, Madison County Planning Department
Mary Ann Messinger Community Representative
John Salka Madison County Board of Supervisors
Joseph Wisinski Superintendent, Madison County Highway Department


Bethaida 'Bea' Gonzales Community Representative; Vice President for Community Engagement, Syracuse University
Kevin Holmquist Onondaga County Legislature
Cydney Johnson Community Representative; Chief of Staff to the President, Morrisville State College
Don M. Jordan, Jr. Deputy Director, Syracuse-Onondaga County Planning Agency
J. Ryan McMahon Chairman, Onondaga County Legislature
Derek T. Shepard, Jr. Onondaga County Legislature
Martin E. Voss Commissioner, Onondaga County Department of Transportation


Pamela D. Caraccioli Community Representative; Deputy to the President, SUNY Oswego
Shawn P. Doyle Oswego County Legislature
Kevin Gardner Chairman, Oswego County Legislature
Roy Reehil Oswego County Legislature
Morris Sorbello Oswego County Legislature
L. Michael Treadwell Community Representative; Executive Director, Operation Oswego County, Inc.
David Turner Director, Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism, and Planning


Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board, 100 Clinton Square, Suite 200,  126 North Salina St., Syracuse, NY  13202
phone: (315) 422-8276      fax: (315) 422-9051      mail @ cnyrpdb.org