Our Members

Executive Director: Linda K. O’Brien

  • Former self-employed business owner and former director of the K-6 After School Program.
    • Office: (607) 637-5262
    • Email: hcef@hancock.net
    • Address:
      • P.O. Box 819
      • Hancock, NY 13783

Board of Directors

  • Officers
    • President: Dawn Joyce
      • Branch Manager of NBT Bank, NA
    • Vice President: Michael McDonald
      • Superintendent of Walton Central School
    • Treasurer: Kenneth Salvestrini
      • Owner of Bisbee Lumber Company
    • Secretary: Candace Tinagero
      • Retired from the non-profit world with 20 years of clinical and executive leadership in the New York City foster care system.
  • Directors
    • Valerie Senese
      • Economic and Community Development Director at Hancock Partners Incorporated, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: grant writing, fundraising, project management, minor secretarial services, networking, strategic planning, community building, marketing, industry exploration, and tourism.
    • Mrs. Julie R. Bergman
      • K-12 Principal at Hancock Central School
    • Evan Hall
      • Retired Military and Commercial Pilot
    • Vincent Furfaro
      • Retired Teacher
    • Christine Deluca Lotto
      • Retired Teacher
    • Melinda MacRabie
      • Member Contact Center Assistant Manager position for SFCU
      • Member of the 21st CCLC Parent Advisory Committee
    • Ellen Sceles
      • Retired Chemist
    • Patricia DeLuca
      • Owner and operator of DeLuca Training, a full-service training communications group since 1989.