Who We Are
The Genesee Land Trust team is made up of dedicated staff, a volunteer board of directors, volunteer advisory board, and countless other individuals that make protecting the special places in your community possible.
2018-2019 Board of Directors
Allen Handelman, President
Vice President, Conifer Realty
Erin Cabral, Vice President
Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, Planned Parenthood of Central & Western NY
John Richardson, Treasurer
Mary Hadley, Secretary
Senior Program Manager, Causewave Community Partners
Vice President, Community Programs, Rochester Area Community Foundation
Matt Belanger, Esq.
Partner, Faraci Lange Attorneys
Retired Pediatrician, Sierra Club Member
David C. Calhoun
Executive Director of Wayne ARC
Retired Science Librarian
Jill M. Cicero, Esq.
Managing Partner, The Cicero Law Firm LLP
Municipal Planner, Town of Greece and Chair, Parma Farmland Protection Committee
Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences, University of Rochester
Scott Forsyth, Esq.
Partner, Forsyth & Forsyth
Citizen activist, mother, certified aromatherapist
Retired Physical Education Teacher, Retired Youth Minister, Board Member, Wayne County’s Trail Works, and self-proclaimed adventure seeker
Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
Miguel A. Melendez Jr.
Special Projects Director, Ibero-American Development Corporation
Stay-at-home parent of three, Former Child Welfare Attorney
Kayleigh Rae Stampfler
Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Rochester Area Community Foundation
Editor and Owner, East River Editorial
Paul Tankel AIA
Retired Campus Planner, University of Rochester and SUNY College at Brockport
2018-2019 Advisory Board