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Leadership Cortland 

Sponsored by the Cortland County Chamber of Commerce and Tompkins Cortland Community College

Experience Cortland©

October 25 & 26           

Our Retreat: The Foundation                             

Tinnelli's Hathaway House                                                                                                                                                    

November 15    

Morning Session        

Economic Development                  

Intertek Testing


Afternoon Session                                     

Doing Business in Cortland County       

Byrne Dairy or Pall Cortland

                                                                                                December 20   

Morning Session and Afternoon Session            

Small Business and Workforce Development     

Learning Session: Leading Today                              

TC3 Cortland Ext. Ctr.

                                                                                January 17           

Morning Session       

Healthcare Presentation and Tour at CRMC

Cortland Regional Medical Center


Afternoon Session                                   

Understanding Poverty           

Human Services and Healthcare in Cortland County

JM Murray Center                                                 

February 21         

Morning Session           

City, Village and County Government

Legislative Chambers


Afternoon Session

Our Tourism and Hospitality Industry     

Hope Lake Lodge


March 21       

Morning Session              

Boards & Board Development               

Homer Center for the Arts


Afternoon Session

Grassroots Leadership                         

Lime Hollow Nature Ctr.

April 18     

Morning Session and Afternoon Session                

Education Today                                           

Networking with Tompkins County Leadership Program

Tompkins Cortland CC


May 16  

Morning Session                       

Cortland Co. Criminal Justice System       

County Courthouse & Jail

Afternoon Session

Our Agricultural Industry                            

McMahon Farm

June 5                               

Graduation Dinner and Project Presentations                    

Tinelli's Hathaway House


March 21

Boards and Board Development

Morning Session

Center for the Arts of Homer

8:00 – 8:30 am                                     

Welcome – Coffee & Refreshments

Ty Marshal, Executive Director

Center for the Arts of Homer 


8:30 - 10:00 am                                   

Overview of Boards and Board Member’s Responsibilities  

Martha Hubbard


10:00 - 10:15 am                                



10:15 - 11:45 am                                 

Board Leadership and Development –

Sharing our Stories

Johanna Ames, President, Ames Linen

  • Vice Chair, Cortland College Foundation

  • Member, Cortland County BDC/IDA Boards

  • Chair, TRSA (Textile Rental Services Association) Women in Textile Services Committee

  • Member, TC3 Foundation Board Investment Committee


Dale Davis, Chief Operating Officer, JM Murray

  • Member, TC3 Foundation, Finance Committee

  • Treasurer, Ralph R. Wilkins Foundation

  • President, United Way for Cortland County

  • Member, United Way for Cortland County, Finance, Audit, Executive, and Annual Meeting Committees

  • Treasurer, Emmanuel Baptist Church

  • Legislative Committee member, Cortland County Chamber of Commerce

Deborah Nadolski, Executive Director, Cortland Memorial Foundation, Guthrie Cortland Medical Center

  • Legislative Committee member, Cortland County Chamber of Commerce

  • Former Chairperson and Member, Cortland County Chamber of Commerce Board

  • Former Chairperson and Member, TC3 Foundation Board

  • Former Chairperson and Member, Cortland Memorial Foundation Board

  • Former Secretary and Member, YWCA Board

  • Former President and Member, Cortland Memorial Hospital Aid


11:45 am - 12:45 pm                          

Lunch with Project Discussions and Updates 


12:45 - 1:15 pm                                   

Boards and Why They Need You!

Dave Bordwell, Director of Operations, JM Murray

  • President, Cortland County Youth Soccer Association

  • Member, Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation Board

  • Member, Advisory Board, Leadership Cortland

  • Former President and Member, McGraw School Board


1:15 - 1:45 pm                                     

Travel Time to Lime Hollow Nature Center


 Afternoon Session

Lime Hollow Nature Center

2:00 - 2:45 pm                                     

Your Turn: Be a Board Member

Martha Hubbard


2:45 - 3:30 pm                                     

Lime Hollow Nature Center Presentation and Walk

Forrest Earl, Board President

Lime Hollow Nature Center   


3:30 - 4:30 pm                                     

Project group updates/Program discussion