CEDC 2021 Board of Directors

Chairman
David Fingar, Mid-Hudson Cable

Vice Chairman
James Calvin, New York Association of Convenience Stores

Secretary
Sarah Sterling, HOUSE Hudson Valley Realty

Treasurer
John Lee, Saturn Industries

President & CEO
F. Michael Tucker, Tucker Strategies, Inc.

Ruth Adams, Art Omi
Richard Cummings III, Mulhern Gas Co.
*Carlee Drummer, President, Columbia-Greene Community College
Patricia Finnegan, Columbia Memorial Health
Tarah Gay, Public Sale Auction House
Derek Grout, Harvest Spirits
James Lapenn, Retired Municipal Finance Attorney
Kenneth P. Leggett, General Contractor
Michael Molinski, Molinski Photography
Anita Otey, Key Bank
*Carmine Pierro, Columbia County Industrial Development Agency
Seth Rapport, Valley Mortgage Company Inc.
*Richard Scalera, Columbia County Board of Supervisors
Brian Stickles, The Bank of Greene County

*Ex Officio Member

Legal Counsel
Andrew B. Howard, Esq.
518.828.2021
howard@freemanhoward.com

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2021 Board Committees

Executive Committee

David Fingar
James Calvin
Sarah Sterling
John Lee
Richard Cummings

Audit and Finance Committee

John Lee
David Fingar
Patricia Finnegan
James Lapenn

Governance and Nomination Committee

James Calvin
David Fingar
James Lapenn
Kenneth Leggett
Sarah Sterling

Loan Committee

John Lee
David Fingar
Kenneth Leggett
Seth Rapport
Sarah Sterling
Brian Stickles -alternate

Workforce and Education Committee

James Lapenn
Ruth Adams
Carlee Drummer
David Fingar
Patricia Finnegan
Derek Grout
John Lee

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I.  CEDC BOARD INFORMATION

Board and Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes
2021 CEDC Board Terms
2021 CEDC Board and Committee Meeting Schedule
Executive Committee Charter
Audit and Finance Committee Charter
Governance and Nominating Committee Charter
Loan Committee Charter
Authorities Budget Office Policy Guidance: Board Member Training
Authorities Budget Office Policy Guidance: Acknowledgement of Fiduciary Duties and Responsibilities
Authorities Budget Office Policy Guidance: Independence of Board Members
Code of Ethics
Conflict of Interest Policy
Defense and Indemnification Policy
Financial Disclosure Policy

II.  CEDC BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Mission Statement
Articles of Incorporation
By-laws
2020 Annual Report
2020 Operations and Accomplishments

III.  CEDC ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURE

List of Staff
Organizational Chart
Loan Programs
CEDC Membership
Columbia County Industrial Development Agency
Columbia County Capital Resource Corporation
2020 Statement of Internal Control

IV.  CEDC FINANCIAL INFORMATION

2021 Budget Report
2020 Budget Report  |  2020 Audited Financials  |  CEDC 2020 Schedule of Debt
2019 Budget Report  |  2019 Audited Financials 2019 Schedule of Debt
2018 Budget Report  |  2018 Audited Financials

V.  CEDC POLICIES AND REPORTS

Procurement Policy
Investment Policy
Property Acquisition Policy
Property Disposition Policy
Employee Compensation Program
Whistleblower Policy
MWBE Policy
EEO Policy

VI.  OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS AND GUIDANCE

Public Authorities Reform Act of 2009
New Provisions of the Public Authorities Reform Act of 2009
Not-For-Profit Corporation Law Article 18A Section 1411
ABO Press Releases
Useful Links for Public Authorities