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Elect the Class of 2024 Board of Directors

10/31/2021 3:40 PM | Kaitlin Fello

Please help us elect the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association Board of Directors, class of 2024 by voting using the poll below.

All members in good standing 30 days leading up to the Annual Meeting are encouraged to vote to elect the Board of Directors. If you are receiving this email, that means you are eligible to vote.

The voting poll will be open October 27- November 4th at 12:00pm.  Voting is anonymous, but you do have to provide your name to confirm membership status.

Members up for re-election:

Tom Burrall (Geneva) - 

Tom is the 5th generation owner of a local family business, and also serves as a Geneva city council member.  Tom's spends his time working with Pure Waters on membership and business membership growth programs.

Frank Case (Romulus) - 

Frank is a retired judge and teacher, and is the current treasurer of the Pure Waters Board of Directors.  Frank is also the owner and operator of his own farm, and brings a keen understanding of the agricultural community to the Pure Waters Board of Directors.

Frank DiOrio (Himrod) - 

Frank is a retired Service Vice President with experience both in the Field and in the Corporate Service environments.  His career included 32 years at Eastman Kodak Company and 10 years at Pitney Bowes.

Frank purchased his cottage on Seneca Lake in 1992 and has lived on the lake year round since retiring in 2015.  Frank has been a Pure Waters member since 1992 and is currently finishing up his post as Vice President of Operations for Seneca Pure Waters.  He plans to continue as a board member and keeps his eye on lake conditions every day.

Jacob Welch (Himrod) - 

Jake currently serves as the Pure Waters Board President, leads a political action committee through the Finger Lakes Regional Watershed Alliance, works closely with the 9E executive committee, and now leads the Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program.  Jake's legal knowledge is regularly utilized in Board discussions. 

New members up for election:

Steve Bromka (Romulus) - 

Steve is a Seneca Lake watershed native, but worked as a Department of Army Civilian in logistics and supply chain management outside of the area.  Steve moved back after retiring in 2017, and has been a HABs and Invasive Species Pure Waters volunteer for multiple years, and has most recently began working with the Finger Lakes Institute as a Spotted Lantern Fly monitor.  Steve has already encouraged numerous new volunteers for Pure Waters, and will continue to support Pure Waters in a multitude of ways.

Ron Klinczar (Hector) -

Ron is Buffalo native, and is recently retired as a civil engineer for Mott McDonald.  Ron has owned property in the Seneca Lake watershed for one year, coming to learn of Pure Waters and quickly reached out to get involved.  Ron intends to use his career knowledge to move the new Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program forward.

Jody Tyler (Keuka Park)

Jody has been a Pure Waters member for six years, and a part time employee for five + years.  Jody has also joined Pure Waters as a volunteer on our Events, Communications, and Membership Committees for years and will be a tremendous asset to the Board of Directors. 

Please follow the link below to vote on the seven members up for election this year. If you voted during the Annual Meeting, please do not vote again.

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