Advisory Council

Two East graduates in cap and gown posing for a selfie

Advocacy Council

Howard Konar (Chair), President at Konar Properties

Marilynn Grant, Program Director, Pre-K to 12, William & Sheila Konar Foundation

Sandy Parker, Former President and CEO, Rochester Business Alliance

Elizabeth Leight, Clinical Psychologist and Educator

Mary Ellen Burris, Sr. VP of Consumer Affairs, Wegmans

Holli Budd, Executive Director, Farash Foundation

Reuben Auspitz, Managing Member & Co-Founder, IP.com

Tom Judson, Chairman of The Pike Companies, LTD

Bob Tait, Senior Vice President, Broadstone Real Estate LLC

Wade Norwood, Chief Program Officer, Finger Lakes Health Systems

Joe Martino, CEO, Encompass

Steve Uebbing  (Ex Officio), Project Director of the East EPO and Professor, Educational Leadership

Shaun Nelms (Ex Officio), William and Sheila Konar Director of CUES and Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

Joanne Larson (Ex Officio), Associate Director of Research for CUES and Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education