Each member of the Board of Directors is appointed to a two year term by the chairperson of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors.
Timothy Szczepaniak – Chairman (Current term: January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024)
Mr. Szczepaniak became Chairman in January 2022. Mr. Szczepaniak is a former Ballston Town Supervisor and was previously a Town of Ballston Board member for 10 years. Mr. Szczepaniak currently is employed by Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory. He holds a degree in Criminal Justice from Southern Vermont College Bennington. Mr. Szczepaniak has served the Town of Ballston and County of Saratoga in many capacities and is the current chairman of the EDC for Ballston. He is also a member of the Elks Club of Saratoga and the Schenectady Veterans Association.
Robert D. Wilcox, Esq. – Vice Chairman (Current term: January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024)
Mr. Wilcox is a resident of Clifton Park and joined the Board in January of 2021. Mr. Wilcox has previously served as legal counsel to the Clifton Park Water Authority and Saratoga County Sewer District #1. He currently serves as counsel to the Clifton Park Planning Board. Mr. Wilcox is a former board member of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library and Clifton Park IDA. Mr. Wilcox holds a BA from Boston College, MA (Crim. Justice) from SUNY Albany and JD from Western New England University.
Philip C. Barrett – Treasurer (Current term: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023)
Mr. Barrett serves as the Clifton Park Town Supervisor and joined the Board in January of 2020. Mr. Barrett is currently serving his tenth term as Clifton Park Town Supervisor. Mr. Barrett graduated from Providence College, where he received a ROTC Scholarship. Lessons learned as an Army Officer and invaluable experience attained through working in the private sector prepared Mr. Barrett for his time as a government executive. In the private sector, he most recently worked as a VP for Key Bank.
Theodore T. Kusnierz, Jr. – Deputy Treasurer (Current term: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023)
Mr. Kusnierz currently serves as the Supervisor to the Town of Moreau and joined the Board in January 2020. He previously served as Chief of Staff and Director of Policy and Operations for New York State Senator Patty Ritchie. Mr. Kusnierz served on the Moreau Town Board for 16 years, has been a Republican state committee member, was the first state Senate appointee to the Historic Saratoga-Washington on the Hudson Partnership, and is on Crandall Public Library’s strategic five-year planning committee. A native of Moreau, Kusnierz co-owns Candy Cane Farm, a 255-acre family-run landscape and Christmas tree plantation, which also houses 50 head of registered black angus cattle.
John E. Lawler (Current term: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023)
Mr. Lawler served at the Chairman of the Water Authority for over 25 years. Mr. Lawler has served as Supervisor of the Town of Waterford since 1994 and was elected to his 14th term in 2021. Previous to that he served as a Waterford Town Councilman and Town of Waterford Planning Board Chairman. He served as Chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors in 2000 and has chaired or served on a number of County committees. Mr. Lawler is Senior Vice President of SEFCU and holds his series 6 NASD license as well as his NYS insurance licenses. Mr. Lawler holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Mark E. Hammond (Current term: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023)
Michael Mooney (Current term: January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024)
Mr. Mooney currently serves as the Director of the Town of Wilton Water and Sewer Authority.
Mr. Mooney has been in his current role as Director for over 27 years and during this time the Authority has had tremendous growth from initially serving 1712 residents to its current service of over 9000 residents. Mr. Mooney is also currently serving in his 17th year as a Board Member of the Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency. Mr. Mooney has also been a licensed water system operator for 29 Years.