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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. 

Larry Shannon-Missal - President
Research Manager, Harris Poll, Harris interactive 
Daryl M. Dickson, Ph.D. - Emeritus President
Dickson Consulting
Maryjane Link - Vice President
Retired Regional Adoption Specialist, 
NYS Office of Children and Family Services 
Tony Malone- Secretary                             Retired Chairman & CEO, MRB Group
Engineering Architecture & Surveying, P.C.
Susan Lebbon- Treasurer 
CPA at Mengel, Metzgar, Barr & Co. LLP
Jane August
Co-Owner, August Moon Imports & World Tae Kwon Do Center
Elizabeth (Betsy) Bringewatt, MSW, Ph.D.
Deacon David A Cadregari                   Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester & Energyeast Corp
Amy Crossed-Rieck
Michele Ely 
Community Volunteer

Honorable Sandra Frankel
Retired Town Supervisor, Brighton New York


Anthony Jordan
Linda K Kurtz
Judy Malone
Community Volunteer

Honorable Michael J Miller                  Retired Family Court Judge and NYS Attorney

Bill Nelkin, CFP, ChFC                                     First Niagara Bank
Russell Olson
Retired Director of Pension Investments
Eastman Kodak Company  
Alice Raymond
Community Volunteer
Matt Reynell - Secretary
Sr. Financial & Information Specialist
Rochester Institution of Technology