Region 11

Save the Date!

Region 11 Awards Ceremony

April 23, 2020 | 5:00 – 7:00pm 
Midvale Country Club, Penfield

Celebrate the Excellence in your district.

To nominate a colleague you’ll need:

  • A rationale statement of 300 words or less.
  • A biographical sketch or vita of the nominee.
  • A minimum of three supportive materials from colleagues, superintendent, supervisors, parents, or students.

We honor administrators at the elementary, middle and high school level (not just for principals, ALL school administrators!) District Level Administrator, Essential Service Leader Administrator, a Friend of Education and Retiree award.

Questions can be directed to or to Cyndi Lembo at 585-465-1404

Congratulations Region 11 Award Winners!












From Left to Right: James Baehr, Middle School Administrator; Nancy Geraci, Friend of Education; Bonnie Rubenstein, Retiree; Rebecca Saiff, Secondary Administrator; Cheryl Hurst, Elementary Administrator; Kelechi Dimgba, Student Scholarship Winner; Dominic Pickard, District Level Administrator; Ricky Fraizer, Essential Services Leader; David Richardson, Administrator honored for Student Award

Congratulations! 2019 SAANYS Award Winner!

Read about their accomplishments and all of the 2019 SAANYS award winners here.

SAANYS and NAESP NYS Middle School Principal of the Year

David Dunn
Principal, Martha Brown Middle School
Fairport CSD




Award Winners:

Elementary – Cheryl Hurst, Greece Central School District
Middle – James Baehr, Webster
Secondary – Rebecca Saiff, Webster
District Level – Dominic Pickard,RCSD
Essential Services Leader – Ricky Frazier, RCSD
Friend of Education – Nancy Geraci, Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Educational Foundation
Retiree – Bonnie Rubenstein, RCSD
Student Scholarship winner –  Kelechi Dimgba from Greece Athena High School, who wrote her essay about her principal David Richardson

Regional Structure

SAANYS’ Region 11 executive committee serves members in Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. Under the leadership of the regional chairperson, elected committee members provide collegial support for administrators and administrative units in the region. Your regional representatives are your local contact for state-level representation and coordination of services.

Region 11  Contacts

Name: Joseph Pustulka
Title: Board Member / Regional Chair
Phone: (585) 216-0201

Name: Gary Manuse
Title: Board Member / Regional Vice Chair
Phone: (585) 617-2723

Name: Cheryl Bamford Conte
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (315) 986-8596

Name: William MacKenzie
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (585) 381-4942

Name: Mark Turner
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (585) 787-0312

Name: David Richardson
Title: Government Relations Committee
Phone: (585) 966-4042

Name: Veronica Puglisi
Title: Government Relations Committee
Phone: (585) 966-4042

Name: Cynthia Lembo
Title: Awards Chair

Name: Larry Federman
Title: Treasurer
Phone: 585-377-4660

Name: W. Bruce Gorman
Title: Retiree Advisory Board 
Phone: 585-244-2387 

Name: Eric Windover
Title: Secretary 
Phone:  585-889-6227

City of Rochester Contacts

Name: Timothy Cliby
Title: Board Member
Phone: (585) 506-5272

Name: Rebecca Boyle
Title: Government Relations Committee Member
Phone: (585) 233-3171

Name: Coretta Bridges
Title: Government Relations Committee
Phone: (585) 262-8110

Name: Paul Lindsley
Title: Retiree Advisory Board Member
Phone: (585) 752-6276