Our Staff

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Dr. Nancy Barno Reynolds

Executive Director
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.

As an educator, Barno Reynolds served as the Director of Inclusive Adolescence Education at Cazenovia College (2014-2017), and taught in graduate and undergraduate Education programs at Binghamton University, SUNY Oneonta, and SUNY Cortland.  Additionally, Barno Reynolds spent nearly a decade as a tenured middle school teacher for the Johnson City School District. Her primary area of interest, research, and publication is in Critical Literacy for Transformation.

From 2005-2010, Barno Reynolds founded and was the Executive Director of The Art School™, a community-based organization which used art as a vehicle to educate the community. In this role, she arranged, marketed, and curated over 100 local exhibitions and was responsible for over 50 artists, writers, and chefs.

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.

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Anna Warfield

Executive Assistant 
Anna Warfield is a graduate of Cornell University where she obtained a B.F.A. and a B.S. in Communication with a concentration in media studies. Having grown up in Whitney Point, Warfield is a local who became involved in B.C.A.C. early in life through its exhibitions of student works. In 2014 she became a B.C.A.C. member, and in 2018 she joined the team as the Executive Assistant.

Warfield is a practicing fiber artist who has exhibited with Schweinfurth Art Center, Site : Brooklyn Gallery, the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, as well as with Experimental and Tjaden Galleries at Cornell University. She has a history of promoting and forming opportunities for artistic peers. While at Cornell, Warfield assisted in grant writing, while curating group shows, and exhibiting her own body of work. In her final years, she headed up the Art Majors Organization where she coordinated guest artist lectures and networking events on behalf of her cohort.

Warfield has worked for a blend of art spaces, including Light Work in Syracuse, and Pace Editions in Manhattan. Her passion for a breadth of artistic forms and desire to support each has led her to the nonprofit arts sector.

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Jenny Chang

Gallery & Events Manager
Jenny Chang has been actively participating in the arts and cultural industry many years in various cities—Taipei, San Francisco, Detroit, and Los Angeles—in both nonprofit and business environments. Born in Buffalo, she is happy to move back to upstate New York and become part of the Broome County Arts Council family.

Her past projects included Asian Art Biennial, art and cultural exchange program meeting in France, ICOFOM at National Palace Museum (Taipei), artist participation in art fairs (e.g. SOFA Chicago), International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition (Detroit), charity fundraising gala with Pacific Symphony, artist trunk shows at Wynn Las Vegas, etc.

In her prior role, Chang was in charge of the Marketing activities and Gallery Partnerships for a global art brand, LIULI, where she coordinated trunk shows, artist exhibitions, art fair opportunities, charity collaborations and worked with local galleries, retailers, and museum stores.

She holds an MA in Literary and Cultural studies and enjoys writing about arts and culture. Her vision is to bridge the gap between business and art and connect people from diverse backgrounds through art.

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Constance Barnes

Gallery & Retail
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

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Yvonne Lucia

Gallery & Exhibition Coordinator
Artist

Joanne Thorne Arnold

Arts Trail Coordinator
Artist

Lori Warfield

Artisan Window Design 
Artist & Paralegal

Broome Arts Mirror

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Barb Van Atta Krongold

Director

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Nancy Oliveri

Contributor

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Tony Villecco

Contributor

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George Basler

Contributor

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Sherri Strichman

Contributor

Board of Directors

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Phillip Ginter

President & Treasurer
HealthlinkNY

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Mary M. Surdey

Vice-President
Leadership Consultant

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Jennifer Hughes

Secretary
Alumni Engagement Assistant, Binghamton University

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Dorollo Nixon, Jr, Esq.

Facilities Chair
Attorney, Lachman & Gorton

Greg. Chianis, AIA

Partner, Chianis & Anderson Architects, PLLC

Artist

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Debra Colón

2nd VP, Compliance & Asst. Secretary, Columbian Mutual Life/Columbian Life Insurance Companies

Dr. Larry Dake

Assistant Superintendent, Union-Endicott Central School District

Stephanie Krummenacker

Owner, MediaBrush Marketing

Yaron Kweller

Real Estate Developer

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Lynne Lacey

President, Lynne Lacey Fine Art & Antique Appraisals

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Jonathan J. Macko

Morgan Stanley

Orazio Salati

Gallery Owner, Orazio Salati Studio & Gallery

Artist

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Scott Rosman

Nurse Practitioner, UHS Binghamton Primary Care

Cynthia Rotella

Owner, Regalo Gifts & Designs

Development, Special Events – Southern Tier AIDS Program

Alexandra N. Sullivan, Esq.

Attorney, Hinman Howard & Kattell