Staff & Board Members

Office Staff

Beattie, ChristineCounselor
Bermel, Kim
Booksales/Garden Coordinator
Blanch, EdwardCounselor
Gallagher, Kathleen
Administrative Assistant
Kriesel, Patricia
Office Administrator
Love, Amanda
Youth Counselor
Ryan, Joyce
Event Coordinator
Schoeneck, DeniseAdministrative Support
Schoeneck, Therese
Founder/Executive Director
Stein, Walter
Director of Public Relations/Development
Tucci, Bonnie

Board Members

Elisabeth PanighettiMolina Healthcare
Brown, Monica M.Executive Deputy Commissioner Onondaga County Dept. of Social Services
Capriotti, BarbaraNew Comer Funeral Home
Copeland, Walter
Copeland & Copeland Inc.
Daggett, Wesley – President
Marquardt Switches, Eng. Mgr.
Fahey, Eileen
Onondaga County Social Services
Haynes, Brian K, Esq.Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Bradley DufraneNew York Life Foundation
Scott O’MarahNew Comer Cremations & Funerals
Nye, MargaretNascentia Health
Lori Beirman – TreasurerDannible & McKee
Rogers, Robert
3 C Human Resources Consulting
Schoeneck, Denise – Board Secretary
HOPE For Bereaved, Inc.
Schoeneck, Therese – Board Executive Director
HOPE For Bereaved, Inc.


State Senator John Defrancisco, (ret.)

Supreme Court Judge Martha Mulroy

U.S. Congressman James Walsh (ret.)

District Attorney William Fitzpatrick

County Executive Nick Pirro (ret.)

Family Court Judge Michele Pirro Bailey

State Senator H. Douglas Barclay (ret.)

County Parks Commissioner Robert Gerace (ret.)

U.S. Congressman John Katko

Sheriff Kevin Walsh (ret.)