About : Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors at Consumer Directed Choices includes a diverse group of Consumers, Designated Representatives, professionals and others who are dedicated to the independent living philosophy and the rights of people with disabilities to direct and control their care.

Board Officers

Board Chair
Thomas Grimes
Consumer
Board member since 1997

Vice Chair
Eileen Scanlan
Assistant Director of State Accounting
University at Albany
albany.edu
Board member since 2013

Treasurer
Jane-Marie Schaeffer, Esq.
Herzog Law Firm, P.C.
herzoglaw.com
Board member since 2012

Secretary
Thomas “Scott” Cehowski
Consumer
Board member since 2012

Board Directors

Crystal Bergmann
Consumer
Board member since 2016

Grace Finley
Certified Public Accountant
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte
tbccpa.com
Board member since 2015

Cindy Hill
Consumer
Board member since 2015

Michael Lawler
Director of Catholic Charities
NYS Catholic Conference
nyscatholic.org
Board member since 2017

Thomas McGarry
Retired
NYS Office for Technology
Board member since 2003

Ryan Micklus
Executive Vice President
Creative Materials Corporation
creativematerialscorp.com
Board member since 2013

James Shelffo
General Manager
The Springs
The Springs at the Saratoga Hilton
Designated Representative
Board member since 2014

Meet the Team

Meet our wonderful team here at CDChoices.

Meet the Team