Hospicare Board of Directors

The Hospicare Board of Directors oversees the financial, clinical and regular operations of Hospicare & Palliative Care Services. Board members are recruited from the community and generally serve a three-year term.

  • President: Granger Macy, Retired Associate Professor, Ithaca College School of Business
  • Vice President: Loren Gardner, Wealth Advisor, Tompkins Trust Company
  • Treasurer: Michelle Turek, Commercial Banker, Tompkins Trust Company
  • Secretary: Charles Guttman, Attorney
  • Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Professor Emerita of History, Cornell University
  • Julie Campbell, Physician, Cayuga Hematology Oncology Associates
  • Linda Crumb, Assistant Vice President, Patient Services, Cayuga Medical Center
  • Mariette Geldenhuys, Attorney
  • Gerald L. Hector, CPA, VP for Financial Affairs, Cornell University
  • Roland Lynch, President/CEO, Capsulated Systems, Inc.
  • Linda Haylor Mikula, Senior Public Affairs Officer, University Communications, Cornell University
  • Janet Morgan, Psychologist; Former Chair of Nursing, TC3
  • Marrie Neumer, Assistant Dean of Alumni Affairs and Development for Computing and Information Science (CIS), Cornell University
  • Catheryn Obern, Senior Gift Officer and Director for Europe–International Major Gifts, Office of Alumni Affairs & Development, Cornell University
  • Linda Pasto, Professor of Nursing and Health, TC3
  • John Poli, Vice President & Trust Officer, Tompkins Trust Company
  • Mutale Sokoni, Controller, TC3 Foundation

Hospicare Foundation Board

The Hospicare Foundation Board owns the Hospicare property at 172 East King Road in the town of Ithaca. The Foundation oversees Hospicare’s long-term investments and capital.

  • President: John Collett, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cayuga Medical Center
  • Paul Banfield, Vice President of Commercial Banking, Tompkins Trust Company
  • Charles Guttman, Attorney
  • Nina Miller, Retired Executive Director, Hospicare
  • Judy Stewart, Retired Editor
  • Mark Wheeler, Attorney

Hospice Foundation of Cortland County 

The Hospice Foundation of Cortland County works with Hospicare staff and members of the Hospicare Board of Directors to support hospice services throughout Cortland County.

  • President: Barbara Closson
  • Vice President: Gail VanPatten
  • Secretary: Nancy Fuller
  • Treasurer: Dianne Higgins
  • Kathy Boyland
  • Dr. Pat Hayes
  • Bill Hopkins
  • Mike Kilmer
  • Capri King
  • Bev Ryan
  • Evelyn Sammons
  • Pat Storrs