The Wayne County Board of Directors is a group made up of people functioning in both the profit and nonprofit sectors. Each person brings unique practical experience and real world perspectives to the table when considering how best to support the local economic development initiatives in Wayne County.
Our Board of Directors are volunteers who are elected to a 2-year term. The board is not funded by any department of Wayne County. General board member responsibilities include:
- Attending a minimum 80% of board meetings.
- Agreeing to serve a 2-year term.
- Developing an understanding of WCBC programs and services.
- Contributing expertise, experience and knowledge to the board’s agenda.
- Supporting the work of all WCBC committees.
- Accepting an assignment to at least one (1) standing board committee.
- Attending as many WCBC sponsored/co-sponsored events as possible.
Meet the Directors:
Darrin Brentnall is the President of the Wayne County Business Council.
He is Vice-President, Commercial Services Officer at Canandaigua National Trust Company. He has worked in the financial services industry for 10+ years, and has worked in various Wayne County businesses for 20+ years. Darrin is a graduate of Newark High School and has an MBA from the University of Rochester.
He has previously held the offices of First Vice President and President and has an interest in helping Wayne County businesses flourish. Other activities include FAME’s Pipeline Committee, Wayne ARC’s golf committee, National Association of Government Guaranteed Lender’s Region II Liaison Committee and Small Bank East Committee.
Jennifer Preston is Treasurer of Wayne County Business Council.
She has been employed with Reliant Community FCU for 12 years serving in various roles. She has a strong passion to share what credit unions have to offer communities and understands how important it is for community members to be aware of the businesses, resources and opportunities available in this area.
Jennifer is a Marion High school graduate and earned degrees from both FLCC and Medaille Colleges.
In addition to serving on the WCBC board, she has coached youth soccer, been an active Rotary member, continually been involved with Cub Scouts, and is currently a Girl Scout Troop Co-Leader.
As a Wayne County resident, she believes working to make the community a better place to own a business, be employed in, reside in and raise a family is a great investment. As a board member, she hopes to continue fostering collaboration between local businesses, chambers, government leaders and communities.
Jennifer has been employed for the past 13 years at Reliant Community FCU, serving in various roles. She has a strong passion to share what credit unions have to offer communities and believes it is important for community members to be aware of the businesses, resources and opportunities available in this area. As a board member, she hopes to continue fostering collaboration amongst the local businesses, schools, chambers, government leaders and community members.
Susie Earl lives in Newark and was first a trustee (1986-88) and then Mayor of the Village of Newark (1989-93).
Susie has four children: Kay, Bill, Dan, Walter, one step-son, Andrew Earl, a daughter-in-law, Sharon Earl, and 13 grandchildren.
She is a past President of Wayne County United Way, Newark Arcadia Historical Society, Chairman Waste Management Authority, member Newark School Board and a member of the Guardianship Committee WCARC.
Diana Lagenor is Vice-President of the Wayne County Business Council.
She also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Newark Housing Development Corporation, member of Board of Directors for Wayne County Business Builders and member of Wayne ARC’s Guardianship Committee.
She retired from Wayne ARC as Marketing Representative. Owned a Home Decorating business for 30 years in Newark.
She was born, has lived, worked and worshipped in Wayne County for over 60 years
Danielle Phillips was born and raised in Marion, New York. She graduated from Marion and pursued her education from Finger Lakes Community College and then from St. John Fisher College.
She has worked in manufacturing throughout Wayne County and Monroe County for the last twenty years, in the Human Resources function.
She resides in Walworth, with two children, Brock and Logan. She and her boys enjoy the country lifestyle that Wayne County provides and looks forward to serving the community.
David Calhoun is the current Executive Director of Wayne ARC and sits on a number of Boards.
He is currently on the following Boards; the Wayne County Collaborative Council, Wayne County Rural Health Network, START of Western NY, Person Centered Services of Western New York and the Collaborative of New York.
He has a B.A. in History and an M.S. in Special Education.
Jarrod Crawford is currently the Ontario Branch Manager at Lyons National Bank.
He graduated Newark Sr. High in 1993 and attended Canisius College and SUNY Brockport to pursue a degree in Physical Education.
Currently he resides in Walworth, with his wife Shannon and two children, Cameron and Connor. He is also a youth sports coach in his community and genuinely enjoy seeing kids have fun while learning how to become good sports.
He has assisted or participated in: Newark Rotary, Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Newark Chamber of Commerce, Penfield Chamber of Commerce, Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce, Penfield Rotary, Wayne County Nursing Home Foundation, and Newark Ducks Unlimited.
Stacey Wicksall is Secretary of the Wayne County Business Council.
She is also the Director of Macedon Public Library. In 2015, She received the “Library Innovator of the Year” award at the Pioneer Library System Annual Dinner. Previously, she directed Red Jacket Community Library in the Manchester-Shortsville School District. Stacey received her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.
As director, she connects people and ideas and makes it a priority to target programs that invigorate the local business community. She strongly believes a library should mirror the desires and needs of a community and recognizes the strong potential for economic development in Wayne County. She has forged a strong partnership with SCORE in order to offer a series of entrepreneur workshops. She has also received funding from Senator Pam Helming to offer technology skills workshops.
In the past, Stacey has been actively involved with Canal Connection Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and National Digital Inclusion Alliance.
Warren Halladay is a long time member of the council. He has been a Wayne County resident for over 25 years.
He was a founding partner in a manufacturing business called, “Packaging Corporation.” He and his partners relocated the business to Wayne County on Wayneport Road in Macedon.
Warren now engages in independent consulting work in Wayne and Monroe Counties. He currently functions as a Business Manager at Franke Farms LLC, a large Christmas Tree plantation located in Wayne County. Additionally, he supplies marketing, promotion and prospecting support to the nonprofit Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York.
He has served as President of Wayne County Business Council, and has been on the board since the early aughts.
Nancy Ross serves as Sales and Branch Manager for HomeTowne Energy, located in Newark, NY.
Nancy grew up in Williamson, NY. Her family business was Johncox Trucking Co. She is a
WCS alumni. After high school she attended Arcadia School of Commerce. Later she finished
her degree at SUNY Empire.
Nancy worked for many years at Agway Petroleum. She also held positions at Carrier Corporation and Johnson Controls.
Nancy resides in Sodus, NY with her husband Donald. She serves her community as an active
Volunteer for the Chamber of Commerce, Historical Society, and Women of St Johns.
Deborah L. Corsner is the Director of the Finger Lakes Community College Newark Campus Center. She has worked for the College at the Newark site in various capacities since 2006 and began serving in the Director role in 2015. In her position at FLCC, Deb oversees operations at the Newark Campus, works to plan Center course schedules, seeks to grow enrollment, and creates partnership opportunities for the College and the surrounding community. She facilitates the FLCC Newark Campus Center Advisory Board and serves on the Newark Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Deb holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Masters of Education both from SUNY Oswego. She owns a small business, Give a Little Whistle Travel, which specializes in Disney destinations. Deb lives in Seneca Falls with her husband and two teenage sons where she also serves as a member of the Board of Education.
Mary Camblin Dandino grew up in Palmyra, NY and attended college at FLCC in Canandaigua, Buffalo State College, and Nazareth where she majored in Graphic Design and Advertising, Photography and Art Education. She has lived in Lyons since 1984.
Mary is married with two daughters and two grandchildren. They live in Buffalo and Florida.
She has always worked in the Graphic Design field in ad agencies in and around the Rochester area.
Approximately ten years ago, she started doing wedding photography part-time. After about seven years she decided she would concentrate on portrait photography.
Now Mary is a full-time photographer, and she also freelances at agencies that need extra help. She has an in-home studio, and she also goes to various locations to photograph people.