Meet the staff

Proud to be a part of the tourism economy equation.

Only blue skies ahead!

James McKenna


Direct line: 518.621.3646

518.523.2445 extension 102

mobile: 518.524.6973

-Essex County TPA

Mary Jane Lawrence

Chief of Staff

Direct line: 518.621.3652

518.523.2445 extension 136

-Digital coding and program strategy -Franklin County Tourism Promotion Agent

Jasen Lawrence

Director of Digital Strategy

-Overall destination marketing strategy -Hamilton County Tourism Promotion Agent

Michelle Clement

Director of Marketing

Responsible for the development of sales & marketing strategies, prospecting and selling to customer needs.

Sarah Wheeler

Director of Sales

Direct line: 518.621.3532

518.523.2445 extension 119

-Manages Lake Champlain Region content -Manages Lake Champlain Visitors Center

Suzanne Maye

Lake Champlain and Schroon Lake Region Marketing Manager

Direct line: 518.597.4649

Position Available

Northern Franklin County Regional Marketing Manager

Direct line: 518.319.1056

518.523.2445 extension 191

Serves as a liaison between community stakeholders, travelers and ROOST, and supports the implementation of destination marketing strategies for Saranac Lake.

Kelly Brunette

Saranac Lake Marketing Manager

Direct Line: 518.621.3649

518.523.2445 ext. 181

- Liaison between community stakeholders, travelers, and ROOST - Support the implementation of marketing strategies for the Lake Placid and Whiteface Regions.

Catherine Ericson

Lake Placid / Whiteface Regional Marketing Manager

Direct line: 518.621.3656

518.523.2445 extension 104

-Assists with marketing initiatives in Tupper Lake -Assists visitors inquiring about Tupper Lake
- Liaison between community stakeholders, travelers, and ROOST - Support the implementation of marketing strategies for Hamilton County.

Katie Stuart

Tupper Lake & Hamilton County Regional Marketing Manager

Direct line: 518.359.3328

518.523.2445 extension 142

-CEO administrative assistant -Board of Directors Liaison -Destination planning meetings

Erin Davis

Administrative Assistant & DMP Coordinator

Direct line: 518.524.6974

518.523.2445 extension 113

-Media relations -Social media -Tracked Earned Media

Carrie Gentile

Communications Coordinator

Direct line: 518.621.3665

518.523.2445 extension 123

Brooke O'Neil

Content Manager

Direct line: 518.621.3668

518.523.2445 extension 116

Shaun Kittle

Senior Content Developer

Direct line: 518.621.3663

518.523.2445 extension 106

Pamela Merritt

Content Developer

Direct line: 518.621.3682

518.523.2445 extension 151

Sabrina Alli

Content Developer

Direct line:


Cindy Sullivan

Sales Executive

Direct line: 518.831.5494

518.523.2445 extension 144

Bethany Valenze

Events & Service Coordinator

Direct line: 518.621.3662

518.523.2445 extension 107

Kristin Strack

Reservations & Accounting Coordinator

Direct line: 518.621.3658

518.523.2445 extension 109

-Interprets data from websites, social media, lodging, surveys, and other sources. -Builds reports using data compiled across multiple platforms.

Jay Bennett

Data Analyst

Direct line: 518.831-5945

518.523.2445 extension 125

-Branding design -Digital design -Print design

Daniel Cash

Senior Designer

Direct line: 518.531.8213

518.523.2445 extension 114

Emilee Hazelden

Web Developer and Designer

Direct line: 518.302.4410

518.523.2445 extension 124

-Sells photo listings to business -Sells e-mail advertising -Sells Adirondack USA spins -Sells advertising in print publications

Glenn Pareira

Advertising Sales

Direct line: 518.874.0255

518.523.2445 extension 115

Savannah Doviak

Paid Media Coordinator

Direct line: 518.241-3972

518.523.2445 extension 126

Position Available

Videographer and Digital Media

Direct line: 518.831.0206

518.523.2445 extension 117

Catherine Kearney

Photographer and Digital Media

Direct line:

518.523.2445 extension 103

Zach LaCourse

Web Developer

Direct line: 518.621.3647

518.523.2445 extension 105

John Huttlinger

Web Developer

Direct line: 518.621.3634

518.523.2445 extension 118

Coordination & Administration of grants & RFPS

Kim Andresen

Grant Development & Administration

Direct line: 518.621.3667

518.523.2445 extension 108

-Manages visitor service specialists -Office supply purchaser -Coordinates machine maintenance -Tracks & records all visitors service data

Sharron Miller

Visitor Service Manager

Direct line: 518.621.3680

518.523.2445 extension 132

-Visitors service at Lake Placid office -Prepare payroll -Maintains personal records -Assists with employee benefits

Angelita Nevo

Visitor Service Specialist

Direct line: 518.636.0096

518.523.2445 extension 130

Kayla Hudson

Conference Center Service Coordinator

Direct line: 518.831.5375

518.523.2445 extension 110