FL Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB)

Made up of members from both the private and public sector of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties in New York State, the Board is the decision-making entity responsible to:

  • OVERSEE the local workforce system
  • DEVELOP a Strategic Plan
  • DESIGNATE the One-Stop operator(s)
  • CERTIFY eligible providers of youth, training & intensive services
  • NEGOTIATE local performance measures
  • ESTABLISH performance goals
  • EVALUATE and improve performance

Annual Reports

Board Members

Tom Albanese
Director of Human Resources Website: ITT/Goulds Pumps
Scott Bischoping
Superintendent Website: Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
Lina Brennan
Human Resources Manager Website: FL Regional Health System
Mary Lee Burnell
Administrator Website: Seneca Nursing & Rehab Center
Margaret “Peg” Churchill
Director Website: Wayne County IDA
Deborah Culeton
Manager of Executive Support Website: I.D.I Billing Solutions
Mike Davis
Business Manager Website: IBEW Local 840
Eric Delsaer
Vice President of Human Resources Website: del Lago Resort & Casino
Jennifer DeVault
Vice President of Associate Services Website: Thompson Health
Robert Doeblin
Director of Housing Operations Website: Geneva Housing Authority
Thomas Facer
President/CEO Website: Farm Fresh First, LLC.
Michelle Fortune
HR Business Partner & Business Development Website: Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
Elizabeth “Lynn” Freid
Regional Director Website: Workforce Development Institute
Debra Hellert
Vice President of Marketing Website: Reliant Community Federal Credit Union
Cheryl Hess
Director, Corporate Human Resources Website: Ultralife Corporation
Michael Kauffman
General Manager Website: Eastview Mall
Carol Kramer
Director of Counseling Website: ACCES-VR
Dan Maloney
President Website: UAW Local 1097
Michael Manikowski
Executive Director Website: Ontario Co. Economic Dev. & IDA
John McGregor
Vice President Website: McGregor Vineyard
Kim Morgan
Director of Admissions Website: Keuka College
John Mueller
Co-Owner Website: Willow Bend Farm LLC
Julia Murphy
Employment Services Manager I Website: New York State Department of Labor
Dr. Robert Nye
President Website: Finger Lakes Community College
Lori Parish
AVP/Corporate Secretary Website: Generations Bank
Joseph Pellerite
Executive Vice President of Operations Website: O’Connell Electric
Bonnie Percy
County Legislator Website: Yates County
Dave Phillips
Training Manager Website: GW Lisk
Rick Plympton
CEO Website: Optimax Systems, Inc.
Michael Rusinko
Assistant VP/ Small Business Lending Website: Lyons National Bank
Ann Scheetz
Executive Director Website: Ontario ARC
John Sheppard
County Manager Website: Seneca County
Eileen Tiberio

Slate of Officers

  • Chair: John Mueller
  • Vice Chair – Private Sector: Michael Rusinko
  • Vice Chair – Public Sector: Michael Manikowski
  • Treasurer: Robert Doeblin


The State of the Workforce in the Finger Lakes

Regional Advanced Manufacturing Sector Partnership Report

Workforce Development in the Age of Automation and Artificial Intelligence

Workforce Development News Link Library

Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES Regional Economic Impact

Finance & Audit