Board of Directors

As a private, not-for-profit organization, Cattaraugus Community Action, Inc., is locally governed by a 15-member Board of Directors.  In accordance with federal law, the CCA Board is comprised of three sectors: the Community Sector, the Public Sector, and the Private Sector.  One of the original themes of the Community Action movement, dating from the mid-1960’s, is “maximum feasible participation of the poor.”  To that end, representation of low-income persons is critical in policy making decisions on the local level.

COMMUNITY SECTOR:

  • Andrew Dombek – Via Petition – Serving on Finance Committee
  • Cathy Mackay – Via Public Election – Serving on Executive, Personnel, and Board Development Committees
  • Mark Sutton – Via Petition – Serving on Executive and Program Planning Committees
  • Kerrie Parr (Board Secretary) – Via Public Election – Serving on Executive and Finance Committees
  • Jeffrey Reed – Via Public Election – Serving on Personnel Committee

 PUBLIC SECTOR:

  • Kathleen Monroe – Representing Mayor of City of Olean – Serving on Personnel Committee
  • Melanie Churakos (Board Vice-President) – Representing Cattaraugus County Sheriff – Serving on Executive, Personnel, and Board Development Committees
  • Shayla Adamic – Representing Mayor of City of Salamanca – Serving on Finance and Board Development Committees
  • Michelle Imhoff – Representing Commissioner of Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services – Serving on Program Planning Committee
  • Dr. Kevin D. Watkins – Representing Chairman of Cattaraugus County Legislature – Serving on Program Planning Committee

 PRIVATE SECTOR:

  • George Fillgrove – Representative of Veteran Interests – Serving on Personnel Committee
  • Andrea Spako – Representative of Native American Interests – Serving on Program Planning Committee
  • Donald Jones (Board Treasurer) – Representative of Industry – Serving on Executive, Finance, and Board Development Committees
  • Nancy Phillips (Board President) – Representative of Human Services – **Ex Officio on All Committees
  • Ryan Wilcox – Representative of Technology – Serving on Executive, Program Planning, and Board Development Committees

2019 BOARD CALENDAR

All Board Meetings are held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at 25 Jefferson Street, Salamanca, New York, at 5 pm on the 4th Thursday of the month.  There is no meeting in August, and the November/December meetings are combined and held the 1st Thursday of December.

  • January 24, 2019 – Presentation:  John Dennis, Director of New Construction & Rehabilitation, Re:  Housing Rehabilitation
  • February 28, 2019 – Presentation:  Re:  Trauma-Informed Care
  • March 28, 2019 – Presentation:  Jodi Fuller, COO of Planning & Development, Re:  Transitional Services Department
  • April 25, 2019 – Presentation:  Andy Studley, Director of Youth & Family Services, Re:  Youth & Family
  • May 23, 2019 – Annual Board Orientation
  • June 27, 2019 – Presentation:  Agency-wide Audit; Annual Budget; Strategic Plan
  • July 25, 2019 – Presentation:  Bruce Dineen, CFO/HR Director, Re:  Finance
  • September 26, 2019 – Presentation:  Ken Tomczak, COO of Energy & Housing Re:  Weatherization
  • October 24, 2019 – Presentation:  Tina Zerbian, CEO Re:  State of the Agency
  • December 5, 2019 – Presentation:  Amy Maitland, COO of Services Re:  Services Department