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:


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:


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

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

President: Robert Varano

Vice President: Theresa Maher

Treasurer: Shirley George

Secretary: Diane Brockway

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

Region 7 Bill Crotty

President: Bill Crotty (Interim)


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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

The following Chapter 8 retiree meetings are planned in 2022. Please email: to RSVP, or call the PEF Retirees Office at (518) 785-1900 ext. 288, before the deadline listed below for each meeting.   Please adhere to these deadlines.  We will no longer take reservations after the deadline dates.  Meal selections are subject to change.  We will try to keep it as listed whenever possible.

Flyer of Region 8 Retiree Events

NO meetings will be held in July,  August, or  September unless necessary.

When: Mon., Oct 3, 2022
*Sign in starts at 11:30 a.m. A lunch of sausage and peppers on a sub roll will be served.
RSVP is required by Sept 26, 2022. Because of rising costs, and to allow the caterer ample time, RSVPs will not be accepted after this date.
Where: Italian Community Center, Washington Ave Ext, Albany, NY 

When: Mon., Nov. 7, 2022
*Sign in starts at 11:30 a.m. A lunch of chicken cacciatore will be served.
RSVP is required by Oct. 31, 2022. Because of rising costs, and to allow the caterer ample time, RSVPs will not be accepted after this date.
Where: Italian Community Center, Washington Ave Ext, Albany, NY

When: Dec. 2022, exact date, location and time TBD
*This will be our annual holiday get together. It will be a luncheon and we will post details here when they are determined. 


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

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


Chapter 12: Long Island - Nassau, Suffolk

Michael Kopkin Headshot

President: Michael Kopkin

Vice President: Don Pagel

Treasurer: Joseph Koferl

Secretary: Mary Ellen Gaines

Region 12 Officers



Region 12 Scholarship:


Upcoming Events:

Executive Board Retiree Representative

Bob Harms,