Committee Membership

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Committee Membership

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The Finance, Governance and Audit Committees, as they consist of sitting Agency members, meet as a committee of the whole, and in doing such, meet at every meeting.

Committee Meeting Dates

Committee meetings will be held within existing meetings and will be convened when otherwise necessary:

Finance Committee - September meeting
Audit Committee - March meeting
Governance Committee - March meeting

Committee of the Whole members

Vincent Gilroy, Jr, - Chairman                  Appt date - March 6, 2012
     Owner of Vincent J. Gilroy, Jr. CPA PC

Steve Deery - Vice Chairman                   Appt date - March 19, 2024
     Active Attorney

John Buffa - Treasurer                              Appt date - February 29, 2008
     Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer - Adirondack Bank

Emmett Martin - Secretary                      Appt date - February 1, 2008
     Retired Independent Insurance Broker

John Zegarelli - Sergeant of Arms           Appt date - July 25, 2012
     Retired City Engineer

Jack Spaeth - Executive Director/Asst. Secretary-Treasurer
     Economic Developer - City of Utica (26 years)

All members of the UIDA Board are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the acting Mayor.