Chapter 1: Buffalo - Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Niagara, Wyoming

President:  David Krobe

1st Vice President: Rocco Brindisi

2nd Vice President: John Duengfelder, Jr.

Treasurer: Steve Muscarella

Secretary: Bridget Pawelczak

Upcoming Events:

Click here for a flyer that contains the dates for our 2023 meetings. The first one will be May 25, 2023, at 11 a.m.!


Chapter 2: Southern Tier - Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates

President: Jim Carr, (607)324-6060,

1st Vice President: Vacant

2nd Vice President: Paul Titus

Treasurer: Pamela Fraboni

Secretary:  Sherry Main

Upcoming Events:


Chapter 3: Rochester - Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Wayne

President: Angel Cook,

Vice President: Vacant

Treasurer: Walt Chaffee

Secretary: Louise King

Upcoming Events:

We have selected the dates for our meetings next year and will provide more details as soon as they are planned.

  • May 17, 2023
  • August 16, 2023
  • November 15, 2023


Chapter 4: Syracuse - Cayuga, Cortland, Jefferson, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca

President: Mark Grasmeyer, (315)-317-1350,

Vice President: Robert Hogle

Treasurer: Gail Noble

Secretary: Anne Smith

Upcoming Events:

Chapter 5: Binghamton - Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otesgo, Tioga, Tompkins

President Allan Hochberg

President: Allan Hochberg

Vice President: Adam Regenbogen

Treasurer: Joe Kost

Secretary: VACANT


Upcoming Meetings:

March 27, 2023: Click here for details of our next meeting, to be held at the PEF Region 5 office in Vestal starting at 10 a.m. and continuing through lunch.


Chapter 6: Utica - Hamilton, Herkimer, Fulton, Madison, Montgomery, Lewis, Oneida

President: Robert Varano

Vice President: Theresa Maher

Treasurer: Shirley George

Secretary: Diane Brockway

Upcoming Events:

Chapter 7: North Country - Clinton, Essex, Franklin, St. Lawrence

Region 7 Bill Crotty

President: Bill Crotty (Interim)

Upcoming Events:

Chapter 8: Capital District - Albany, Columbia, Greene, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Rensselaer, Warren, Washington

President: Karen Danish,

Vice President: Bob Harms

Treasurer: Alice Wiley

Secretary: Janet Messina

Upcoming Meetings:

2022 Minutes:

Chapter 9: Mid Hudson - Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

President: Patrick McLaughlin  845-343-2634

Vice President West of Hudson:  Thomas Ryan

Vice President East of Hudson:  Vivian Street

Treasurer: Diane Conklin

Secretary: Mary Jones

2023 Meetings:

March 29 – Retirees from Orange & Sullivan counties are invited to a luncheon at The Erie Hotel in Port Jervis, starting at 12 p.m. Click here for a flyer that has all the details, including how to RSVP.
June 28 – Rockland County
September 20 – Ulster/ Dutchess
November, exact date TBD – Westchester County

2022 Minutes:

May 24, 2022
Aug. 24, 2022
Nov. 2, 2022

Chapter 10-11: New York City - Manhattan, Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond

President Patricia Baker

President: Patricia Baker

1st Vice President: Marcia Schumann

2nd Vice President: Teresa M. Snyder

Treasurer: Annella Johnson

Secretary: Joy Fletcher

Executive Board Members: Maria Arias, Marion Fox, Larry Parker, Cynthia Saunders Perry, Paula Pickett


Upcoming Events:

March 23, 2023: We will hold a membership meeting at the PEF NYC office starting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served. In-person attendance is limited to 40 people, but a Zoom option will be available. Please click here for a flyer with all the details.

Chapter 12: Long Island - Nassau, Suffolk

Michael Kopkin Headshot

President: Michael Kopkin

Vice President: Don Pagel

Treasurer: Joseph Koferl

Secretary: Mary Ellen Gaines

Click for Region 12 Contacts & Calendar

Meeting Minutes:

Upcoming Events:


March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 1, Dec. 6


March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28 (subject to change, as this will be our annual boat ride), Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Dec. 13 (Holiday Celebration)

Executive Board Retiree Representative

Bob Harms,