Anita Paley, most recently the executive director at the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, assumed her new role with FNYS on Sept. 26. Prior to her work at the Council, an anti-poverty organization based in Ballston Spa, Paley held positions at SUNY Empire State College and Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County.

Albany, NY (October 17, 2016) – Feeding New York State, representing the eight Feeding America food banks located in New York State announces the newly elected board officers for 2017.  Elected at Feeding NYS’s Annual Meeting in October 2016, the Officers are as follows: President|Chair– Natasha Thompson, President & CEO Food Bank of the Southern Tier (Elmira, NY) Vice Chair – Kathleen Stress, Executive Director of Food Bank of Central New York (Syracuse, NY) Treasurer – Mark Quandt, Executive Director of the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York (Latham, NY) Secretary – Julia Tedesco, Executive Director of Foodlink (Rochester, NY) Ms.