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Board of Directors

Elmira Downtown Development is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation administering downtown Elmira’s Business Improvement District. Funded entirely by a special assessment tax on properties within the 52-block district, EDD has as its mission the revitalization of the central business core of the city.

The professional staff of EDD reports to a 13-member Board of Directors. There are three different classes of board membership; members represent property owners, commercial tenants, and downtown residents. To bring an issue to the Board of Directors, contact the Executive Director.


2016-17 Officers of the Board of Directors

President
Michael Kenna
Clemens Center
Clemens Center Parkway
Elmira, New York 14901
607-733-5639

Vice President
Adam Bunce
Turtle Leaf Cafe
315 East Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901 

Secretary
Denise Allen
(Property Owner, 2012-2015)

Community Bank, N.A.
300 West Water Street
Elmira, New York 14901
607-733-5533

Treasurer
Christopher Coletta
Chemung Canal Trust Company
One Chemung Canal Plaza
Elmira, New York 14901
607-737-3711

Members of the Board of Directors

Brent Stermer, 2nd District Council Member                                                   
(City Representative)

City of Elmira
317 East Church Street
Elmira, New York 14901
607-737-5644

Michael Collins, Interim City Manager
(City Representative)

City of Elmira
317 East Church Street
Elmira, New York 14901
607-737-5644

Jennifer Miller, Community Development
(City Representative)
City of Elmira
317 East Church Street
Elmira, New York 14901
607-737-5607

Janis Witchey
Empower Federal Credit Union
351 North Main Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Julie Monahan 
(Commercial Tenant, 2012-2015) 

First Heritage Federal Credit Union 
218 Prescott Avenue 
Elmira, NY 14903

Donna Tangorre 
Elmira Savings Bank 
333 East Water Street 
Elmira, New York 14901

Kristina Cadwallader
Hilliard Corporation 
100 West Fourth Street
Elmira, New York 14901

Christopher Karam
Fagan Engineers
113 East Chemung Place
Elmira, NY 14904

Adam Bunce
Turtle Leaf Cafe
315 East Water Street
Elmira, New York 14901 

Staff
Jennifer Herrick - Executive Director
Chaneil VanHouten - Marketing Assistant

Elmira Downtown
215 West Water Street
Second Floor
Elmira New York 14901