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Board of Directors

President:  Jim Cirbus  MD  FACC

Board certified cardiologist and Director of the Heart Center at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. Founding member and past President of Jamestown Area Medical Assoc. Past President of WCA Medical Staff, past member of WCA Board. Member United Way of Southern Chautauqua Co Board.  Graduate of Fordham University and NYU School of Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Internal Medicine and Cardiology Programs. Clinical Instructor of Medicine LECOM.

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake

Vice President:  Frank Nicotra

Associate Superintendent of Schools – Lake Shore Central Schools  
Senior Project Administrator – Mach Architecture  
Independent Consulting – Commercial/Residential construction planning and management.  
Master of Science in Education – State University of New York at Buffalo   SDA in Public School Administration – State University of New York at Buffalo.

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Treasurer:  Mike LaTone

President D & S Glass Inc, owner Fluvanna Enterprises LLC. Member National Comedy Center Board, Vice President Southern Tier Builders Association, past Chairman Real Estate Investors Association, past Treasurer Vikings Temple Corp.

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Secretary: Mary Hutchings

Retired Manager of Acquisition Management for a prime contractor of the Naval Nuclear Program. Responsible for the contracts and purchasing supporting the development and production of the nuclear propulsion systems for the Navy’s submarines and aircraft carriers. Bachelors in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. Served on the Board of Trustees for The Lawson Center from 2014 to 2020, as Secretary from 2015 to 2020, continues to volunteer for TLC.

An owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Director: JoDee Johnson, PE

Licensed Professional Civil Engineer.  Masters degree in Environmental Engineering with focus on water systems.  Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Retired from Oil and Gas Industry with a focus on Operations and Projects management in Alaska and around the world.  Veteran USAF Officer deployed to hotspots around the world. 

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Director: Terrence Toy Ph.D.  

CPESC (Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control specialist) Consultant; Professor Emeritus, University of Denver

Retired professor emeritus of geomorphology (landform analyses) from the University of Denver. The principal investigator on numerous research grants concerning disturbed lands, funded by federal government agencies and private industry. Co-author of two books: Geomorphology and Reclamation of Disturbed Lands and Soil Erosion Processes, Prediction, Measurement and Control, as well as author or co-author of several book chapters, and more than 40 professional articles pertaining to erosion, erosion-control, and land reclamation. Co-chair of the national committee that developed RUSLE (Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation) 1.06 for disturbed lands in 1997 and has been involved with RUSLE ever since. Past president of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, received their Reclamation Researcher of the Year award in 2002, and received the William T. Plass Award for life-time achievement in 2008.

Involved in the sedimentation and weed issues of Shadow Mountain Lake, Colorado in the 1980s and 1990s. He served on the Chautauqua Lake Association, Board of Directors in 2017 and 2018. He prepared a detailed report on selected lake-science topics pertaining to Chautauqua Lake in 2018.

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Director: Rick McMahon

A seasoned real estate professional for 25 years. Specializes in Lakefront Property sales on Chautauqua Lake. Served on the Chautauqua County Board of Realtors for 20 Years; twice-termed President, past Chairman, and standing member of the MLS Committee.

A commitment to community safety through an active role in the Holiday Valley Safety Patrol. Member of the Vikings, Lakewood Rod and Gun, and the Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club.

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Communications Advisor:  Jackie Damore

Retired from Corning Incorporated having served in roles including Display Division and Environmental Technologies Divisions Intellectual Property Protection Manager, Senior Project Manager, and Operations Manager as well as various engineering roles. BS in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University; MBA from Syracuse University; Certificate in Project Management, George Washington University.

A resident and owner of lakeside property on Chautauqua Lake.

Legal Advisor: Gregory Pfeifer

Member of the Pennsylvania Bar. Practices environmental and other areas of law for over 30 years.  Serves as Chief Environmental Counsel for a large industrial manufacturing company.  Prior to that, practiced law at a large law firm in Pittsburgh, focusing on environmental law and minerals law. Began his practice of law at the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (now call the TCEQ).  Prior to law school, he worked as a petroleum engineer for two major integrated oil companies.

Earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1992, where he served on the Texas Environmental Law Journal.  Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.  Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering, cum laude, from The University of Texas. 

Greg will not be providing legal advice to CLP but rather, will be an Advisor on CLP matters generally.

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