Our Staff

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Dr. Nancy Barno Reynolds

Executive Director
nbarnoreynolds@broomearts.org

Dr. Nancy Barno Reynolds has been an active participant in the arts for more than 30 years, as a student, working artist, judge, curator, teacher, collector, and patron. Since 2018, she has served the Broome County Arts Council as their Executive Director, responsible for an organizational rebrand, overhaul in mission and vision, and creation of increased public programming, services, and membership. Through grant writing, Barno Reynolds raised over a half million dollars for the arts in Broome County and, in 2018, launched BCAC’s Artisan Gallery, an arts retail and exhibition space. In 2019, Barno Reynolds and the Broome County Arts Council introduced the first of an annual County-wide open studio and self-guided weekend, The Broome Art Trail, featuring over 100 artists and 54 venues.

Formerly, Barno Reynolds was the Director of Inclusive Adolescence Education at Cazenovia College and the Founder and Director of The Art School.

Barno Reynolds attended Binghamton University where she earned an Ed.D. in Educational Theory and Practice, an M.S.Ed in English Education (7-12) and Elementary Education (N-6), and a B.S. in Literature and Folklore, with a minor in Anthropology.

Barno Reynolds is a lifelong resident of Broome County, where she resides with her husband and four children. She serves on the Advisory Boards of the Susquehanna Heritage Area Commission, Binghamton Business & Arts Alliance, and more, advising on a number of educational committees as well. She is a recent Member of the Broome County Veteran’s Memorial Arena and Forum Theater Board of Directors.

Shawna Stevenson

Director of Programs and Marketing
sstevenson@broomearts.org

Shawna has been a lifelong artist, and has earned her BFA from Syracuse University in Illustration, and her AAS from the SUNY Broome Community College Visual Communication Arts program.

Shawna has been involved in roles of community outreach since 2013, when she served a term in the AmeriCorps Clean Energy Service Corps. After volunteering as a volunteer coordinator for multiple non-profit organizations, she has sought opportunities to utilize her experience in communications and outreach to connect the community to local, beneficial resources.

Laura Fallon

Executive Assistant
lfallon@broomearts.org

Laura Sacco was born and raised in Binghamton, New York and attended Broome Community College and Binghamton University earning a Bachelor’s in English. She was the Public Program Coordinator at Roberson Museum and Science Center for three years before moving into Digital Fundraising at SaveAround, working with numerous schools and organizations nationwide. She has appreciated being able to give back to the community she grew up in by serving as a substitute teacher in the Binghamton City School District. When she’s not spending time with her family, Laura enjoys reading, eating at local restaurants, and listening to true crime podcasts. Laura resides in Endicott with her husband, Graham.

Bella Seastrand

Sales and Marketing Associate
bseastrand@broomearts.org

Originally from Binghamton, Bella recently earned her BA in Graphic Design from Binghamton University. She has worked within the arts, design, and nonprofits through her internships at the Tioga Arts Council and Binghamton University’s Music Department. 

Bella often provides freelance work to local artists and organizations, such as the band Driftwood. When she’s not working on projects, Bella can be found hanging out with her Golden Retriever, exploring nature, and sampling iced coffee.

Constance Barnes

Gallery & Retail Manager
cbarnes@broomearts.org

Connie Barnes has been living and working in the Southern Tier for more than 40 years. Currently a founding board member of VINES (Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments) and a long-time board member of the Broome County Public Library, she also served as a founding board member of Binghamton Imaginink, an arts and science-based organization featuring the DaVinci Festival. As Executive Director of the Edward L Rose Conservancy, PA, she helped create the long-running semi-annual art exhibition Images of Susquehanna County.

As co-owner and event coordinator for RiverRead Books, she hosted monthly art shows and opened the doors for many author readings, poetry gatherings and music events. She looks forward to working with BCAC in the creation of another great ‘Third Place’ in Broome County.

Program Volunteers

Lori Warfield

Artisan Window Design 
Artist & Paralegal

Broome Arts Mirror

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Barb Van Atta Krongold

Director

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George Basler

Contributor

Katherine Karlson

Contributor

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Nancy Oliveri

Contributor

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Sherri Strichman

Contributor

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Tony Villecco

Contributor

Board of Directors

Debra Colón

President
Second Vice President, Columbian Financial Group

Nick Cortese

Vice President
Associate Attorney, Coughlin & Gerhart LLP

Tad Cline

Treasurer
Controller, National Pipe & Plastics, Inc.

Cindy Henry

Secretary
Artist, Art Educator,
Union-Endicott Central School District

Stephanie Krummenacker

Programs & Membership Chair
Owner, MediaBrush Marketing

Greg. Chianis, AIA

Partner, Chianis & Anderson Architects, PLLC

Artist

Yaron Kweller

Real Estate Developer

Orazio Salati

Gallery Owner, Orazio Salati Studio & Gallery

Artist

Jon Layish

President – Red Barn Technologies Group, INC.

Martine Barnaby

Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Digital Media

Department of Art & Art History – SUNY Cortland

Denise Edmister

National Sales Manager

WBNG