Meet Our Board

The following officers have been elected to serve on the board of directors for the current year:
Bud Portrait 5-9-07R. Bud Snyder, President
Bud has an extensive background in management and engineering for Rochester companies such as Bausch and Lomb, Eldre Corp., and General Dynamics. He has been involved in the United Way and is currently a member of the Henrietta Conservation Board. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and bicycling the trail with his family and restoring classic cars.
Gene Gillan smallGene Gillan, Vice President
Gene, owner of Rush-Henrietta Opticians on East Henrietta Road, is also the Foundation’s Trail Manager of the Lehigh Valley Trail’s North Branch.
IMG_5719 Elizabeth Thomson portraitElizabeth (Liz) Thomson, Secretary
It is with great sadness that the Officers of the Henrietta Foundation would like to inform all involved of the passing of one of our long-term members, friend, and secretary, Elizabeth Thomson. The Henrietta Foundation will be installing a memorial tree in Elizabeth’s name at the East Henrietta trailhead.

Headshot Sm RyanRyan Baldwin, Treasurer Ryan is a recent RIT graduate and is now a staff accountant at Bailey, Carr CPAs, P.C. Ryan is also a member of the NYSSCPA, AICPA, and the IMA. When he isn’t at work, Ryan is either preparing for the CPA exams or playing disc golf at some of the local courses.

Carol Pennington, Membership Coordinator
Carol coordinates the Foundation’s publicity and membership efforts. The retired town clerk and receiver of taxes for the Town of Henrietta, Carol has always had an interest in the town. She was one of the founding members of the Foundation and attended the inaugural meeting. Carol serves on the Monroe Community Hospital Advisory Board, the Town of Henrietta Conservation Board, as well as several other community organizations. Her favorite pastimes are gardening, relaxing, and feeding and watching the many varieties of local and migrating birds.

Gene Gillan smallGene Gillan, Trail Manager  Gene is in charge of keeping the trails in tip top shape. Contact Gene to help with the trail’s upkeep, ridding the kiosk  of bees, picking up the parking lot, cutting brush from the sides of the trail or to alert him of any problems you might see.

Our board and committee chairs are happy to answer any questions you might have about the Henrietta Foundation. Feel free to contact us by e-mail, or call the Foundation at (585) 334-1300. We will promptly return your inquiry.