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:

Dec. 15, 2022: Chapter Meeting at 11 a.m. at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant in Blasdell, N.Y.  Click for details.


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:

Save the Date!  We will have our annual holiday party and meeting on Dec. 16, 2022.  Check back for details as the event is planned.


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.

  • February 15, 2023
  • 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:

We will hold our annual holiday get together at 11 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2023, at Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse.  The cost is just $10 for members!  Please see this flyer for more details, including how to RSVP.

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 Events:

Dec. 3, 2022: Annual Holiday Luncheon. Click for details.


May 26, 2022

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:

Dec. 7, 2022: We will hold our annual holiday lunch at Club Monarch in Yorkville. Please click here for a flyer and to RSVP.

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:

Tickets are now on sale for the Chapter 8 Retirees Holiday Lunch!

When: Wed., Dec. 14, 2022, 11:30 a.m.
The Italian Community Center, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, N.Y.
Cost: $20 for Members, $30 for Guests.  RSVP deadline is Dec. 7.  Pay when you RSVP.  Make checks payable to “PEF Chapter 8 Retirees” and send to:

Karen Danish
71 Oakmont St.
Niskayuna, N.Y.  12309

Lunch choices are Chicken Parmigiana, Roast Sirloin, or Baked Salmon.  Please include your name, guest name if applicable, lunch choice(s), and a phone number in case of questions.

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

2022 Minutes:

May 24, 2022
Aug. 24, 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:

Dec. 14, 2022: We will host our annual Holiday Luncheon at the PEF Regional office in downtown Manhattan at 11:30 a.m. Please click here for a flyer with details and instructions on how to RSVP. We are limited to 40 people, so RSVP as soon as you can!

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

Upcoming Events:

We have also set meeting dates for 2023.  More details will be provided as they become available.


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


Jan. 25, Feb. 22, 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,