Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Advisory Council

The Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Advisory Council was established in 2006 and acts in an advisory capacity to the President of SUNY Upstate University Hospital in the operation of the children's hospital.

Council membership consists of 14 community volunteers and 8 representatives of SUNY Upstate University Hospital.

The council meets on a bimonthly basis and will assist senior management in the areas of: Strategic Planning, Advocacy, and Marketing & Development.

Maritza Alvarado, MD
Director, Health Services
Syracuse City School District

Kathy Arlotta
Market Manager
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Ruben Cowart, DDS
President and CEO
Syracuse Community Health Center

Susan Crossett
Corporate Strategy and Public Affairs Advisor
Harris Beach PLLC Attorneys at Law

David Duggan, MD
Dean, College of Medicine
Upstate Medical University

Stephen D. Fournier
President, Central New York
Key Bank of New York

Robert Joeckel
Vice President – Family Tapestry

Peter G. King, Chairman
CEO & Managing Partner
King & King Architects, LLP

Daniel Lowengard
Former Superintendent
Syracuse City School District

Linda McAleer, RN
Director of Nursing, Pediatrics
Upstate University Hospital

John McCabe, MD
Senior Vice President for Hospital Affairs and CEO
Upstate University Hospital

Marybeth McCall, MD
Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Excellus Blue Cross and Blue Shield of CNY

Stephen McCoy
Executive Vice President and CFO
Director of the Board (Kinney Foundation)
Kinney Drugs Inc.

Andreas Meier MD
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Nancy Page, RN
Director of Patient Safety and Quality
Emergency Medicine
Upstate University Hospital

Eileen Pezzi, MPA
Vice President for Development
Upstate University Hospital

Leola Rodgers, MPH
Associate Administrator, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, Oasis and Healthlink
Upstate University Hospital

Donald Schuessler, Jr., MD
Gouverneur Pediatrics

David R. Smith, MD
Upstate Medical University

April Stone
CNY Infusion and AJ Stone Infusion

Theresa Underwood
Vice President & General Manager
Newschannel 9 – WSYR-TV

Thomas Welch, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Upstate University Hospital

Susan Wegman
Children w/ Special Health Care Needs Coordinator
Exceptional Family Resources