The Board is and shall be responsible for setting the direction and priorities of the Corporation and for establishing general and basic policies and guidelines which, in its judgement, will best and most expeditiously result in the accomplishment of the corporate purpose.
Each member of the Board is encouraged to read and become familiar with Right From The Start: Responsibilities of Directors of Not-For-Profit Corporations. A booklet offered by the New York State Office of the Attorney General.
Board of Directors – Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc.
Maryann resides in Fayetteville, New York. She is the chair of Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc. Board of Directors. She is a CPA and a partner with Sirchia & Cuomo, LLP. She is a member and past president of the Central New York Estate Planning Council; member of National Association of Certified Valuation Analysis. Additional affiliations include The New York Business Development Corporation; Aurora of Central New York; Onondaga Mental Health Association; National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum and the Civil Rights Connection.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Becky resides in Liverpool, NY. She joined Housing Visions in 2006 and rounds out the Executive Management Team. She is now responsible for guiding the progress of the construction, development and property management teams. Her keen ability to create a culture of working together with a hands-on approach furthers the company’s mission and reach. As a Certified Property Manager and licensed real estate broker, Ms. Newman has a high understanding of the real estate industry, particularly affordable and subsidized housing. Her vast working knowledge of a variety of housing programs, paired with her continual focus on improving the company’s operational efficiencies, furthers Housing Visions’ reputation for developing, constructing, and managing quality housing. Ms. Newman also has the designations of Assisted Housing Manager and Certified Credit Compliance Professional, in addition to proficiency certifications in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance, Public Housing Management and the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Ms. Newman holds a BA degree in Economics and a BA degree in Public Policy Law from Hobart & William Smith Colleges.
Donald resides in Cicero, New York and is President of Dynamic Hybrids, Inc., a high tech electronics manufacture, partner in I360, a specialty lighting company, and a consultant for Syracuse Research Corporation. Donald is currently the chair for the finance committee of Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc. and Treasurer and Board Member of Visions for Change, Inc. further improving the quality of life for Housing Visions’ residents. He is a former chairman of the Board for Syracuse Flying Club and former manager for General Electric and Lockheed Martin Corporation. Donald attended Syracuse University for Electrical Engineering.