Region 6

Region 6 Scholarship Offerings – Scholarship applications for 2024 are no longer accepting responses.

Region 6 Leadership Breakfast – The date is May 20, 2024, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and it will be held at the Vista at Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park.  We are looking for student nominations as well as student speaker recommendations for this event.  

Region 6 Annual Golf Tournament – Save the date: July 18, 2024.  Click here for more information
For further information, please contact: Jason Thompson,

Region 6 Day at the Races: Saratoga Race Course Date: August 8, 2024
Festival Tent: 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost is $25 per member and guests, $20 for admin assistants. Cost includes lunch and drinks. Various raffles will round out the day.

Regional Structure

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 6  Contacts

Serving members in Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington counties.

Name: Jason Thompson
Title: Board of Directors
Phone: (518) 356-8435

Name: Linda Klime
Title: State Board Member, SAANYS President-elect
Phone: (518) 233-6850

Name: Jennifer Drautz
Title: State Board Member
Phone: (518) 765-3314 ext. 421

Name: Jessica Rossetti
Title: Regional Chair
Phone: (518) 824-1600

Name: Robin Gawrys
Title: Vice Chair
Phone: (518) 824-1600

Name: Jim Conway
Title: Past Chair
Phone: (518) 668-5714

Name: Karen Urbanski
Title: Treasurer, Retiree Advisory Board
Phone: (518) 437-1533

Name: Tom Sands
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (518) 587-6777

Name: Chris Sanita
Title: Government Relations Committee
Phone: (518) 357-2770

Name: Craig Chandler
Title: Government Relations Committee
Phone: (518) 356-8300

Name: Mike Riggi
Title: Secretary

Committee Members:

Gene Gordon, Alicia Goodman, Jason Thompson, Bryan Wood, Craig Chandler