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Children Awaiting Parents' Board of Directors

Children Awaiting Parents is governed by a dedicated board of directors, many of whom have personal experience with adoption. 

Daryl M. Dickson, Ph.D. - Chair
Dickson Consulting
Larry Shannon-Missal - Vice Chair
Research Manager, Harris Poll, Harris interactive

Matt Reynell - Secretary
Sr. Financial & Information Specialist
Rochester Institution of Technology

Bill Nelkin - Treasurer
Branch Manager, First Niagara Bank
Barbara H. Sassano - Chair Emeritus
Community Volunteer
Jane August
Co-Owner, August Moon Imports & World Tae Kwon Do Center
Michele Ely 
Community Volunteer

Honorable Sandra Frankel
Retired Town Supervisor, Brighton New York
Susan Lebbon
CPA at Mengel, Metzgar, Barr & Co. LLP

Maryjane Link
Retired Regional Adoption Specialist,
NYS Office of Children and Family Services

Judy Malone
Community Volunteer
Tony Malone
Retired Chairman & CEO, MRB Group
Engineering Architecture & Surveying, P.C.

Jill Morgan
Director of Business Development,
Beau Productions
Russell Olson
Retired Director of Pension Investments
Eastman Kodak Company  

Alice Raymond
Community Volunteer
Stephanie Schifano
Director Marketing & Communications,
St. Joseph's Villa