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:
Diana Lagenor is 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
Stacey Wicksall is Vice-President of the Wayne County Business Council.
She is also the Director of Macedon Public Library. Stacey received her bachelors degree from SUNY Potsdam and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University. In 2020, She received an “OWWLIE” award for mobilizing her library to offer virtual programming within one week of the pandemic lock down. She also was nominated by OWWL Library System Director, Ron Kirsop, for the 2021 Library All Star Award.
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 2022, she wrote an article about the entrepreneurial workshop series she hosted at her library. The article was included as a case study in the book Libraries That Build Business edited by Megan Janicki.
In addition to serving on the council, Wicksall is President of the Macedon Center Food Shed. The nonprofit shed located on Route 31 F is a 24/7 pantry accessible to anyone in need.
Ashley Baker is Secretary of the Wayne County Business Council.
Ashley Baker is the Director of Vocational Services at Arc Wayne. She had been working for Arc Wayne since 2009 in both the Medicaid Service Coordination and Quality Assurance departments before moving into her current role as a director. During her time as a Medicaid Service Coordinator Supervisor, she served on the Wayne County Partnership where she worked with other agencies to strengthen individuals and families through agency cooperation and resource alignment.
Ashley is excited to bring her work experience and passion for community service to this council membership.
She graduated from Newark Central School District and pursued her education at Monroe Community College and SUNY Brockport, where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in social work.
Warren Halladay is Treasurer of the Wayne County Business Council.
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.
Deborah L. Corsner, 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.
Michele Waeghe, Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager, Lyons National Bank
Michele grew up in Wayne County, Town of Macedon, attended Pal Mac Schools K-12 and I am raising my 2 beautiful teens here as well! I have an 18 year old daughter and an almost 16 year old son who both attend Pal Mac High School.
I am the Branch Manager of The Lyons National Bank Macedon office and November marks my 34th year in banking. I love being involved in this wonderful community I work and live in!
I am a Pal Mac Rotarian as well as a Rotary Board Member. I also serve as the Youth Exchange Officer for the Pal Mac Rotary Club, which I enjoy so much! I am the treasurer for the Pal Mac Lady Raiders Lacrosse Booster Club and am on the Board for the Class of 2022 Pal Mac Last Bash Committee. I am a former Board member for the United Way of Wayne County, prior to the merger of the local United Way’s into one larger one called the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes. I do still serve on the Eastern Cabinet Committee for the United Way.
Justin Sinisi, Commercial Loan Representative, Lyons National Bank
Justin has lived in Wayne County for 8 years after attending SUNY Oswego where he earned a bachelors degree in Finance. He has worked for Lyons National Bank for 7 years and has continuously volunteered at community events through LNB.
Justin is a member of the Williamson Apple Blossom Festival Committee. He enjoys helping his local community.