Infrastructure Roundtable with Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Interested in learning more about funding and financing for municipal infrastructure in your town or village? Come meet representatives from funding agencies like the USDA, DEC, DOH, DOS and EFC and learn about numerous existing and new funding opportunities for safe water (drinking water), clean water (wastewater), road-related projects, and other community investments. Find out how their programs can help make your municipal infrastructure more resilient and adaptable and take the opportunity to sit down with them individually to discuss your current projects and funding needs. The program will be led by Averi Davis and Tess Clark of the Syracuse University Environmental Finance C


Tentatively, the lineup of speakers include the following, from various NYS funding agencies AND features a “Case Study” from the Town and Village of Turin, which recently went through a water system and district upgrade.

Ashley Inserillo NEIWPCC Program Manger New York State Department of Health
Leila Mitchell Environmental Program Specialist Division of Water at the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Charlie Philion Program Director, Community Development Block Grant Program Office of Community Renewal (OCR), New York State Homes and Community Renewal
Nicholas  Demitraszek Program Coordinator Environmental Facilities Corporation, Executive Division
Brenda Smith Community Programs Director United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development in New York State
Holly Granat Revitalization Specialist New York State Department of State
Kyle Wilber Local Government Specialist New York State Department of State
Tess Clark Assistant Director of Water Resilience Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center
Josh Leviker Mayor Village of Turin
Jane Gillette Supervisor Town of Turin
Casandra Buell Director of Planning and Community Development Lewis County
Anthony Young


Managing Engineer, Water Resources Barton & Loguidice