MEMBERS

Members and Committees 2018:

Counties of Warren & Washington Industrial Development Agency and Counties of Warren & Washington Civic Development Corporation. We have former and current town supervisors from both counties, business owners, consultants, other board members and farmers. Ten non-compensated Board Members (5 from each of the two counties) are appointed by the counties. CFO/CEO is appointed by the Chairman. Committee members are appointed by the Chairman annually. Part time office administrator only paid employee of the Agency.

Matthew Simpson, Supervisor Town of Horicon

Counties of Warren & Washington IDA & CDC Chairman

PO Box 90

6604 State Route 8

Brant Lake, NY 12815

(518) 361-1075 (Cell)
(518) 494-3647 (Work)

Email: supervisor@horiconny.gov

  • Appointed by Warren County 2015
  • Supervisor, Town of Horicon
  • Business Owner – Matt Simpson Drywall LLC
  • Former Planning Board Member for Town of Horicon

Dave O’Brien, Supervisor Town of Hampton

Counties of Warren & Washington IDA & CDC

Vice Chairman/Park Chairman & Contracting Officer

33 Dailey Way

Hampton, NY 12837

(518) 866-1022 (Cell)
(518) 282-9702 (Work)

Email: dkobrien@att.net

  • Appointed by Washington County 2012
  • Supervisor & Code Officer Town of Hampton

Joseph P. LaFiura, CPA

Counties of Warren & Washington IDA & CDC

 Secretary/Treasurer

13 Center Street,
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 745-7076 (Office)
(518) 745-7078 (Fax)
Email: ljsmom@roadrunner.com

  • Appointed by Washington County 2000
  • Glens Falls CPA and Owner of Accounting Firm
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Bryant University

Craig Leggett, Supervisor Town of Chester

Counties of Warren & Washington IDA & CDC  at Large Member

PO Box 423
Chestertown, NY 12817

(518) 494-2711 (Work)
(518) 237-5484 (Cell)

Email: townofchestersupervisor@gmail.com

  • Supervisor, Town of Chester
  • Appointed by Warren County 2016
  • Business Owner – Leggett Consulting, Holistic Mgmt Consulting & Training
  • Graduate of University of Vermont in Burlington – BS Degree
  • Graduate Paul Smith’s College – AAS degree
  • Graduate Studies Colorado State University – Ecosystem Science
  • Leadership Certificate – Cornell University

Bruce Ferguson

435 Scott Lake Road

Salem, NY 12865
(518) 641-8885(Cell)
(518)854-3401(Work)
Email: fergusob1@gmail.com

  • Appointed by Washington  County 2006
  • Former Town Supervisor, Town of Salem
  • Former Vice Chairman of the Counties of Warren & Washington  IDA & CDC
  • Former Park Chairman of the Counties of Warren & Washington IDA & CDC

Ginny Sullivan

V. P. Residential Operations Manager

Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company

250 Glen Street

Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 415-4334 (Work)

Email: vsullivan@arrowbank.com

  • Appointed by Washington County 2018

Nicholas Caimano

36 Surrey Field Drive
Queensbury, NY 12804
(518) 796-4158 (Cell)

Email: caimanon@gmail.com

  • Appointed by Warren County 2018

Mike Wild, County Supervisor Warren County

11 Blackberry Lane
Queensbury, NY 12804

(518) 951-0506 (Cell)
Email: Mikewild00@gmail.com

  • Appointed by Warren County 2018

G. Travis Whitehead

22 Brookshire Trace

Queensbury, NY 12084
(518) 798-7455 (Home)

Email: travis.whitehead@gmail.com

  • Appointed by Warren County 2018
  • Graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • BS Electrical Engineering, 1975
  • MEng Electrical Engineering 1977
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in NY, VT and MA
  • Six Sigma Trained

Brian Campbell, Supervisor Town of Hebron

1546 Big Burch Hill Road

Granville, NY 12832

(518) 415-7039 (Cell)

Email: mkbr@together.net

  • Appointed by Washington County 2018
  • Member of Washington County Board of Supervisors since 2008
  • Washington County Budget Officer 2010-2018
  • Member of Intercounty of the Adirondacks since 2010 (representing Washington County)

AGENCY – COUNSEL
Robert C. Morris, Attorney at Law

Email: rcm@fmbf-law.com

Kara I. Lais, Attorney at Law

Email: kil@fmbf-law.com

Michael A. Brandi, Attorney at Law

Email: mab@fmbf-law.com

FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth PC,
16 Pearl Street, PO Box 2017,
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-745-1400 (Office)
518-745-1576 (Fax)

AGENCY – OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Tami Blondo

Counties of Warren & Washington Industrial Development Agency,
5 Warren St. Su 210,
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 792-1312
Email: tblondo@warren-washingtonida.com

AGENCY – CFO/CEO
Michael Bittel

136 Glen Street, Suite 3

Glens Falls, NY 12801

518-798-1761 (work)

  • Joined the Warren-Washington IDA & CDC 2018
  • President/CEO, Adirondack Regional Chambers of Commerce
  • Warren, Washington, Saratoga Workforce Development Board
  • Washington County, New York Farm Bureau Board

COMMITTEES:

EXECUTIVE, NOMINATING and GOVERNANCE COMMITTEES:
Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary/Treasurer, At Large Member

PARK COMMITTEE:

Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary/Treasurer, At-Large Member, Park Chairman

AUDIT & FINANCE COMMITTEE:

Joseph P. LaFiura (Chairman),

Ginny Sullivan,

Mike Wild,

Chairman of Board