THE BOARD

We Salute Our Founding Board Members

Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. Board

Standing L to R: Thomas Kirkpatrick, Rev. Monsignor Walter Madej, Don Cieri, John Ligas, John Brennan, John Bradley;  Seated: Celeste Pylman, Patricia Caprio

LEADERSHIP

Jessica E. Scialdo

Jessica E. Scialdo
President and Chair of the Board

Jessica joined the Liberty Board in 2005 and has been an active and valuable member ever since. Ms. Scialdo was elevated to the Vice President position in 2009 and in 2012 she was named President. Under Jessica’s leadership Liberty has consistently grown. She has consistently shown a dedication to Liberty’s mission of creating Better Lives through Better Housing®. Among her accomplishments are successful Board recruitment, building of Board knowledge of affordable housing development, and the adoption of Liberty’s Code of Ethics and Compliance Guidelines.

Ms. Scialdo brings over 40 years of diverse business experience to her position including running her own business. She compliments that experience with a passion for developing affordable housing, which provides quality of life for all residents. She has spearheaded innovative programs for Liberty residents while actively leading the Board in pursuit of new projects.

Don Davidson was appointed Interim Executive Director in December 2018 having been a member of the Liberty Board for many years. Don will be responsible to work with the Liberty Board to keep the current projects progressing while Liberty begins a search for a permanent Executive Director. Don is a long time local businessman in Rome. He and his wife Barbara annually volunteer internationally with Habitat for Humanity.

Davis G. Yohe

Donald Davidson
Interim Executive Director

BOARD MEMBERS

David Carello

David Carello
Co-Vice President, Executive Committee Member

John B. Ligas

John B. Ligas
Co-Vice President, Past President & Director Emeritus, Executive Committee Member

Rev. Msgr. Walter Madej

Rev. Msgr. Walter Madej
Board Chaplain

John F. Buffa

John F. Buffa
Treasurer, Executive Committee Member

David Collis

David Collis
Secretary, Executive Committee Member

Timothy Birnie

Timothy Birnie

Patricia Caprio

Patricia Caprio
Executive Committee Member

Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson

Frederick T. Griffin

Frederick T. Griffin

Shirley Hooson

Shirley Hooson

Cindy LaFountain

Cindy LaFountain

Celeste Pylman

Celeste Pylman

Christina SanFillippo

Christina SanFillippo

Ruth Tuttle

John Vagianelis
Counsel

Mary Rhoades

Mary Rhoades

CONTACT LIBERTY AFFORDABLE HOUSING TODAY!

Liberty Affordable Housing Inc.
117 West Liberty Street, Suite 3
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 334-9333
Fax: (315) 336-0371