Kenneth G. Goode -
Local Appointment (2007-2014)
Mr. Goode is the owner of the management consultant firm, Kenneth G. Goode and Associates. He is a prolific author and presenter, as well as a member of the American Academy of Social and Political Science. Mr. Goode worked for Monroe County for 10 years, first as director of the Department of Affirmative Action and Community Relations and then as director of the Office of Government and Community Affairs. He has also worked as a research attorney for the University of California. Mr. Goode earned a law degree and a bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Arizona and has a master’s degree in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.
John L. Bartolotta - Vice Chair
Local Appointment (2008-2018)
Mr. Bartolotta is group manager/administrative vice president of M&T Bank. He has extensive banking experience in both the development of new commercial loan relationships and sales strategies. Mr. Bartolotta currently serves on the board of directors of the Humane Society of Rochester and Better Business Bureau, Inc. He is past president and served on the boards of directors of the Monroe Community College Foundation and the Locust Hill Country Club. He is past chair of the Al Sigl Center Sports Committee. A graduate of Aquinas Institute and Rochester Business Institute, Mr. Bartolotta is a veteran of the US Marine Corps Reserve.
Jeffrey R. Adair
Local Appointment (2010-2018)
Mr. Adair serves as president of the Monroe County Legislature and represents residents of Mendon, Rush, Wheatland and parts of Pittsford on the county’s highest elected body. His public service began in 1996 as a member of the Wheatland Town Council. In addition to his legislative duties, Mr. Adair works as a regional sales manager for Bimbo Bakeries USA. He also serves on the boards of several local organizations, including the Genesee Transportation Council, Greater Rochester Visitors Association, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, Seneca Park Zoo Society, Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester Riverside Convention Center, and the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester. Mr. Adair attended MCC and earned a certificate from the Syracuse University Graduate School of Sales and Marketing Management.
Student Trustee (2012-2013)
Ms. Fenn is a second-year psychology student. She returned to college as an adult after a fruitful career as a customer service manager. Currently she is a peer mentor for the First-Year Experience and Orientation program at MCC and serves on the programming committee. Her academic accomplishments include membership in Phi Theta Kappa honor society and inclusion on the dean's list in the fall of 2011. She is currently participating in an independent research study via the Psychology Department. In past semesters, she served as secretary of the Psychology Club.
Richard W. Hannon
Gubernatorial Appointment (2012-2019)
Before his 2010 retirement, Mr. Hannon was the Director of Special Projects in the Office of Rochester’s Mayor. He was Deputy Mayor and Assistant to the Mayor and also served as Director of Human Resource Management and Director of Budget and Efficiency for the City of Rochester. In addition, Mr. Hannon was an administrator with the Rochester City School District and, earlier in his career, spent five years working for the County of Monroe. A former Vice Chair of the Public Safety Training Facility’s Operating Practices Council, he also served as a Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) volunteer and was a Freedom House, Inc. American Volunteer for International Development consultant to the Romanian national government on municipal budgeting. Mr. Hannon received his BA from Syracuse University and his MBA from St. John Fisher College.
Gubernatorial Appointment (2008-2015)
Mr. Konar is president of Konar Properties, and a former partner in the law firm of Boylan Code in Rochester. He currently serves on the boards of Rochester Management and the Farash Foundation, on the advisory board of MCC’s Holocaust Genocide and Human Rights Project, and is past board chair of the Monroe Community College Foundation. In 2008 Mr. Konar was appointed by President George W. Bush to the Council of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., where he now serves as chair of the Education Committee. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and his law degree from Fordham University.
Barbara P. Lovenheim
Gubernatorial Appointment (2012-2017)
MCC Professor Emerita Dr. Barbara P. Lovenheim taught for 17 years in the College’s English/Philosophy Department and also taught courses in the College’s Honors Institute. She presently teaches in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program at Nazareth College. A prolific writer who has published many critical and creative pieces, Dr. Lovenheim has taught in Strasbourg, France for Syracuse University and was a visiting professor in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program at Dartmouth. She is active in Rochester Arts and Lectures and the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project at MCC. She is on the University of Rochester Library Board and the Friends of Eastman Opera Board. Dr. Lovenheim has a B.A. from Ohio University, an M.A. from Tufts University, an M.F.A. from New England College and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.
John R. Parrinello, Esq.
Local Appointment (1998-2014)
Mr. Parrinello has been a partner in Redmond & Parrinello, LLP, attorneys-at-law since 1968. Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” this retired U.S. Marine Corps Captain served on the Rochester City Council in the 1970’s. Mr. Parrinello received his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law, his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester, and is a graduate of Aquinas Institute. He is presently a member of the Trustees Council at the University of Rochester. Mr. Parrinello and wife Diane Davies Parrinello have four children and six grandchildren.
Grace S. Tillinghast
Local Appointment (2009-2013)
Mrs. Tillinghast is co-owner of The Battery, a baseball and softball training facility in Gates, and a former Eastman Kodak Company executive. Prior to her extensive career in public affairs and communications at Kodak, she was co-host and co-producer of "Que Pasa Rochester," WXXI's Spanish-language news program, for 16 years. An area resident for nearly 40 years, she is a longtime advocate of the Hispanic community. She serves on the boards of the Rochester Hispanic Business Association and the Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester. Fluent in five languages, she has lectured and published throughout the world about the use and abuse of the Spanish language. Tillinghast's education includes certification in elementary and secondary education from Tomas Godoy Cruz Teachers' College; certification in English, University of Michigan; certification in Italian, Dante Alighieri Institute; and certification in corporate community relations, Boston College School of Management.
Allen K. Williams
Gubernatorial Appointment (2012-2017)
Mr. Williams is a financial professional with extensive experience managing budgets and forecasting financial performance. His career includes service as chief financial officer at Brown & Hutchinson, a wealth management adviser with TIAA-CREF, and a financial controller at Xerox Corp. He is also a strong supporter of education, having served as an adjunct instructor in MCC’s Business Administration and Economics Department and as a commissioner with the Rochester City School District Board of Education. Mr. Williams earned a master’s degree from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Irvine.