Region 9

SAANYS Takes the Lead on APPR

SAANYS is providing members with a number of resources for navigating and negotiating the new APPR. Be sure to contact SAANYS with any questions or concerns about APPR and your negotiations – the SAANYS team of attorneys and experienced staff are up-to-date on what you need to know during this complex time.

The link below is to our  SAANYS APPR §3012-D: NEGOTIATION RESOURCE PACKET. This document contains important information for consideration when entering contract negotiations. Units are encouraged to review, proceed with caution, and call SAANYS with any questions or concerns. Click here to download packet.

Regional Structure

SAANYS’ Region 9 executive committee serves members in Broome, Chemung, Delaware (Hancock and Walton only), Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins 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 9  Contacts

Name: Donald Brunswick
Title: *Regional Representative, Retiree Advisory Board Member
Email: djbrunswick@tds.net
Phone: (607) 655-2400

Name: Sam Balash
Title: *Regional Representative
Email: sbalashjr@stny.rr.com
Phone: (607) 733-5106

Name: Joyce Carr
Title: Board Member / Regional Co-chair / Government Relations Comm
Email: jcarr@elmiracityschools.com
Phone: (607) 735-3085

Name: Michelle Feyerabend
Title: Board Member
Email: mfeyerabend@jcschools.stier.org
Phone: (607) 763-1200

Name: Bernard McDermott
Title: Government Relations Committee Member
Email: mcdermott@cforks.org
Phone: 607-648-7564

Name: Charles Wheeler
Title: Government Relations Committee Member
Email: cwheeler@btboces.org
Phone: 607-763-3692

Name: Joshua Quick
Title: Regional Co-chair
Email: jquick@hcs.stier.org
Phone: (607) 693-8115