Serving Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben Counties

About STC

STC Regional Planning & Development Board

8 Denison Parkway East
Ste 310 Corning, NY 14830

About STC

STC serves as the local development agency for both Appalachian Regional Commission and the Economic Development Administration. As such, STC brings millions of dollars to Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties and is able to provide much needed technical assistance throughout the region. STC serves as a bridge between local, state and federal governments working to find solutions to the challenges of today and identify and meet the needs of tomorrow.

Southern Tier Central Staff

Chelsea Robertson, Executive Director

Jennifer Dunbar, Executive Assistant

Victoria Ehlen, Economic Development Coordinator

Janet Thigpen, CFM Flood Mitigation Specialist

Dot Richter, Grant Administrator

Southern Tier Central Board of Directors


Ernie Hartman, Chair, Chemung County Labor Representative

Vice Chair

Scott VanEtten, Chair, Steuben County Legislature

Vincent Azzarelli, Chemung County Public Information Director

Philip Barnes, Schuyler County Legislator

Carl Blowers, Chair, Schuyler County Legislature

John Buckley, Municipal Elected Official (represented by Heather Reynolds)

Dawn Burlew, Elected Official

P. Michael Collins, Manager, City of Elmira

Aaron Dowd, Chemung County IT Director, Chemung County Representative

Ernest Hartman, Labor Representative

Chad Hendrickson, Environmental Representative

Joe Hauryski, Agricultural Representative

James Johnson, Commerce/ Business Representative

Steven Maio, Steuben County Legislator

Judy McKinney Cherry, Member At-Large

Jenn Miller, City of Corning Representative

Robert Nichols, Steuben County Legislator

Judith Rowe, Small Business Representative

Joseph Roman, Industrial Representative

James Ryan, Elected Official

Marie Myers Shearing, Steuben County Planning

G. Thomas Tranter, Chemung County Member At-Large

Kevin Meindl, Chemung County Planner

Kristin VanHorn, Schuyler County Planning

Jack Wheeler, Steuben County Manager

Additional Resources

STC By-Laws

STC Committees

Meeting Minutes

Annual Reports