Meet Our Directors
2016/2017 Board of Directors
President: Ronnie Williams Jr. Attorney Onondaga County
Treasurer: Richard Jenkins, CFP,CPA Focused Financial Solutions
Harrison V. Williams Jr. Attorney Bousquet Holstein
JFX Mannion, CEO, Retired Unity Life
Marcia Rothenberg, CEO, Glottal Enterprises
Patti Gern, Volunteer
Parick Hennessy, Attorney Hennessy Law
Michael Eason, Representative Olinsky Law Firm
Executive Director, Linda Green was appointed to her position on May 1, 2004, succeeding the late Phyllis Newland, founder.
Linda has been a staff member of The Newland Center since May 1999. Her responsibilities have included maintaining daily TNC operations, conducting volunteer orientations, supervising 90 volunteers, providing student assessments, scheduling programs for more than 200 TNC enrolled students each year, and promoting community participation and relations.
In addition to developing community relationships with 20 area agencies, Linda has coordinated community projects in financial literacy, children's reading programs, Veteran's programs,computer literacy, and cultural awareness.
She is a member of Alpha Sigma Lambda of Columbia College in Syracuse and was a board member of the Syracuse Cooperative Federal Credit Union from 2003 to 2004 and a board member of the Determination Center from 2011 to 2012.
Linda received the CBS 5 "Women in Leadership" award in 2006.
Linda Green and Mary Smith, a 102 year old tutor, were named in a book dedication for new adult readers entitled, The Smith Brothers, When in Rome, by Elise Leonard, from Nox Press.