Board of Directors

The MOST has two boards: The MOST Board of Trustees, which is tasked with overseeing the day-to-day operations, and the Foundation Board of Directors, which raises money for the Museum’s operating budget.

2024 Board of Trustees – Museum of Science & Technology

  • Al Boudreau, Tax Partner—Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa CPA, P.C.
  • Philip Bousquet, Member—Bousquet Holstein PLLC
  • Ruth Chen, PhD, Professor of Practice—College of Engineering & Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Dana Corcoran, PhD, Supervisor of Science and Technology—Syracuse City School District
  • Donna J. DeSiato EdD, Superintendent—East Syracuse-Minoa Central School District
  • Sam Edelstein, Senior Director, Data & Analytics—Insight Partners
  • Karyn Gerling, Owner—Karyn Burns ABC’s
  • Leila Giancone, Communications & Government Affairs—Novelis  
  • Howard Hollander, President Emeritus—Technology Alliance of Central NY
  • Terry Hopkins, Administrative Principal—C&S Companies
  • Nitch Jones, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer—Department of Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Michael J. Leone, PhD, Vice President & Chief Engineer of Integrated Warfare Systems & Sensors—Lockheed Martin
  • Terry Madden, Retired Sr. Division Officer—OBG/Ramboll
  • George McGuire, Member/Partner—Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
  • Cami Riley, MD, Director of Programming—Children’s Therapy Network
  • Elaine Rubenstein, Community Volunteer
  • Jeffrey Rubenstein, Community Volunteer
  • Scott Ruston, President—Function One
  • David Schlosser, Partner—Schopfer Architects LLP
  • David Schneckenburger, President—Thompson & Johnson Equipment Co., Inc.
  • John Spina, Retired, Sr. Vice President and CAO— C&S Companies
  • Milt Stevenson IV, VP, Technical Director—Anoplate Corp.
  • Tony Stewart, General Manager, SRCTec, LLC—SRC, Inc.
  • Richard Sykes, President—RHS Holdings, LLC
  • Lauren Kochian, President—MOST

2024 Board of Trustees Officers
John Spina
, Chair
Tony Stewart, First Vice Chair
Karyn Gerling, Second Vice Chair
Howard Hollander, Secretary
Al Boudreau, Treasurer

2024 Board of Directors – Museum of Science & Technology Foundation

  • Al Boudreau, Tax Partner—Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa CPA, P.C.
  • Mike Brunner, President, Central New YorkBank of America
  • Leah Caldwell, Asst. VP Marketing & University CommunicationsSUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Brooke Caprara, OwnerFX Caprara
  • Victoria Coit, Senior Organizer—NYCLU
  • Shawni Davis, CEO—Luminary Electrical
  • Linda Ervin, Retired, Onondaga County Legislator—Representing the 17th District
  • Andrew Flamik, Chief Financial Officer—Usherwood Office Technology
  • Amir Gethers
  • Martin Hewitt, Special Counsel—Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Michael Kernan, Vice President, Commercial Underwriting—M&T Bank
  • James Long, Managing Partner—Long Law Firm
  • Landon Loeber, STEM Outreach & Student Engagement Coordinator—Micron
  • Wajiha Mahmoud, VP—Workplan Development & Resource Management, National Grid
  • Kathleen Mason, CEO—KMase Productions
  • James Nicoll, Partner—Mackenzie Hughes, LLP
  • Abby Saville, HR Business Partner—Amazon
  • Jean Sharlow, Superintendent—Marcellus Central School District
  • Rebecca Shiroff, President—eTruck LSV USA
  • Sarah Weber, Director of Corporate Relations—Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies

2024 Foundation Board of Directors Officers
Andrew Flamik
, Chair
Sarah Weber, Vice Chair
Kathleen Mason, Secretary
Al Boudreau, Treasurer

MC² Society

Membership into the MC² Society is to recognize exemplary, demonstrable, significant, and sustained contributions to the MOST.

Class of 2023
David Schlosser

Class of 2022:
Philip Bousquet

Inaugural Class of 2021:
Elaine Rubenstein
Jeffrey Rubenstein