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Meet our team

We’re proud of the coalition of people Blueprint 15 has brought together. Residents, community organizers, elected officials, business owners, and other local leaders all contribute to the important work our organization has undertaken. 

Board of Directors

Sharon Owens

Sharon Owens

Deputy Mayor, City of Syracuse

Board Chair, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Communications + Community Engagement Committee, Ad-Hoc Nominating Committee

Margaret (Meg) O’Connell

Margaret (Meg) O’Connell

Executive Director, Allyn Family Foundation

Board Treasurer, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Communications + Community Engagement Committee

Stephanie Pasquale

Stephanie Pasquale

Director of Neighborhood Advancement, Allyn Family Foundation

Interim CEO, Communications + Community Engagement Committee

Jaime Alicea

Jaime Alicea

Superintendent, Syracuse City School District

Latoya	Allen

Latoya Allen

4th District Common Councilor.Director of Community Engagement, Home HeadQuarters, Inc.<br />

Executive Committee, Communications + Community Engagement Committee

Tim Penix

Tim Penix

Vice President, SUNY Educational Opportunity Center

Calvin	Corriders

Calvin Corriders

Regional President, Pathfinder Bank

Board Vice Chair, Executive Committee, Finance Committee

Ann Rooney

Ann Rooney

Deputy County Executive, Onondaga County

Finance Committee

Robert (Bob) Corona, MD

Robert (Bob) Corona, MD

President & CEO, SUNY Upstate Medical Hospital

Laiza Semidy

Laiza Semidy

CenterState CEO Work Train; Syracuse Surge Workforce Manager

Derek TH Galloway

Derek TH Galloway

Pastor, The Connected Christian Church

William (Bill) Simmons

William (Bill) Simmons

Executive Director, Syracuse Housing Authority

Rob Simpson

Rob Simpson

President & CEO, CenterState CEO

Finance Committee, Ad-Hoc Nominating Committee

Bea González

Bea González

Retired, Syracuse University<br /> Community Advocate and Stakeholder<br />

Wayne	Sistrunk

Wayne Sistrunk

Facilities Director, Syracuse. Community Health Center<br /> Representative of Tucker Baptist Church<br />

Board Secretary, Executive Committee     

Mark Hall

Mark Hall

President & CEO, Syracuse Community Health Center

Supreena Smalls

Supreena Smalls

Tenant Leader, McKinney Manor, Syracuse Housing Authority

Executive Committee, Communications + Community Engagement Committee

Helen Hudson

Helen Hudson

Common Council President, AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison, United Way of CNY

Communications + Community Engagement Committee Chair, Ad-Hoc Nominating Committee     

Gladys Smith

Gladys Smith

Commissioner, Syracuse Housing Authority

Vernon Williams, Jr.

Vernon Williams, Jr.

Onondaga County Legislature 16th District Representative

Christopher Montgomery

Christopher Montgomery

Chair, Syracuse Housing Authority Board of Commissioners; Staff Assistant, Syracuse EOC

Robert	Mike

Robert Mike

Pioneer Homes Tenant Association President,Syracuse Housing Authority<br />

Communications + Community Engagement Committee, Ad-Hoc Nominating Committee

Randy White

Randy White

Director, Syracuse SNUG Program. Southwest Comm. Center

Communications + Community Engagement Committee, Ad-Hoc Nominating Committee

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About Us

Our Mission & Vision

Blueprint 15 is working to revitalize the East Adams neighborhood and create a place where every person has the opportunity to achieve their highest potential. 

The vision is a diverse neighborhood that’s safe, vibrant, and has durable pathways out of poverty.