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Our Board of Directors

The Friends of St. Regis Fire Tower, Inc  is a 501(c)3 organization that is registered with the NYS Bureau of Charities. The Executive Committee of Officers coordinate with the NYS DEC, NYS Police, Paul Smith’s Aquatic Watershed Institute (AWI) and other  organizations to further the process of restoring and maintaining the fire tower in addition to developing an educational  and interpretive program.

  • David Petrelli, Co-chair
  • Doug Fitzgerald, Co-chair
  • Scottie Adams, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Richard Labombard, Operations
  • Janelle Hoh, Educations
  • Bob Marrone, (past Operations)

Our Working Groups

Volunteers have been divided into 3 main working groups

  • Reconstruction
    • Doug Fitzgerald, Liaison with DEC
    • David Petrelli
    • Rich LaBombard
    • Robert Woods
    • Scott Dragoon
    • Leo Kelly
    • Dick Grebe
    • Carie Brazie
    • Bob Brand
    • Robert Norton
    • Phil Johnstone
    • Jack Burke
    • Tom Edmunds, DEC
    • Arnie Nidecker
    • Mary Grose
    • Ed Hixson
    • Craig Catalano
  • Fund Raising, including the web site and social media
    • Scottie Adams, Group Leader
    • Greg Moore, Web designer
    • Richard LaBombard, Web site
    • David Petrelli, Web site
    • Nancy LaBombard, Facebook, Databases
    • Doug Fitzgerald, Facebook
    • Sheila Delarm, Facebook
    • Marc Wanner, Facebook
    • Debbie Dragoon, Fundraising
    • Ed Hixson, Fundraising
    • John LaHart, Fundraising
  • Education and Interpretation
    • Rich LaBombard, Group Leader (2017)
    • Bob Marone, Group Leader (2014-2016)
    • Brian McDonnell
    • Jack Burke
    • Sheila Delarm
    • Tom Edmunds, DEC representative (2015-2016)
    • Arnie Nidecker
    • David Petrelli
    • Janelle Hoh, Paul Smith’s College, Aquatic Water Institute (AWI) Summit Steward 2015
    • Lauren Henderson, Paul Smith’s College, Aquatic Water Institute (AWI) Summit Steward 2015
    • Elisa Macintosh, Paul Smith’s College, Aquatic Water Institute (AWI) Summit Steward 2016
    • Jonathon Nielsen, Paul Smith’s College, Aquatic Water Institute (AWI) Summit Steward Coordinator
    • Craig Catalano