Officers



Dennis Carlson

Dennis Carlson

President

Dennis and his wife Pam live on Keuka Lake in the Town of Wayne. He is retired from Corning Inc. after a career in engineering and business management with the Medical Diagnostics Business and is a Graduate of Clarkson University with a BSME and Masters in Business. Other community services that he is involved in include the Curtiss Museum Board, Wayne Town Board and the Hammondsport Central School District Board. 



Mark Morris

Mark Morris

Vice President

Mark Morris lives with his wife, Sue, on East Lake Rd. in the town of Milo. He grew up in Elmira and spent summers on Waneta Lake, where he and Sue later owned a cottage. They bought a cottage on Keuka Lake in 1998, and built a permanent home on the site in 2008.

Mark received engineering degrees from Clarkson and U of R and an MBA from U of R-Simon. He worked at Eastman Kodak for 33 years and held various management positions in engineering, project management, manufacturing, and procurement. Mark has been on the Yates County Legislature since 2010, and currently chairs the Gov’t Operations Committee, which oversees county environmental matters. He’s a member of FL Economic Development Council, PY Elks, SCOPE, Chamber of Commerce, Committee to Preserve the FL, and Lake Keuka Community Baptist Church.



Steve Tomlinson

Steve Tomlinson

Treasurer

Steve, along with his wife, Jolene and son Will enjoy as much time on Keuka Lake as possible. They started coming to the lake in 1978 and have owned a cottage in the town of Wayne since 1988. The family resides on the lake during the summer and spends the remainder of the year in Painted Post, NY. Steve has worked in the Financial Services industry since 1982 in various positions as an advisor and manager. Steve is a 1978 graduate of Mansfield University and has earned several certifications in the securities and wealth management. Steve has served on the Comprehensive Plan Committee, Zoning Board and as a Trustee for the Village of Painted Post. 



Steve Hicks

Steve Hicks

Secretary

Steve lives in Harrison, NY and spends much of his summer and free time with his family at the home they purchased on East Lake Rd in 2008. His wife, Mandy (Murphy), was raised in Elmira, NY and spent many summers with friends at Keuka Lake. Steve and Mandy have two children - a daughter and a son.

Since 2009, Steve has served as General Counsel for Ziff Davis - owner and operator of numerous websites including PCMag.com, IGN and Askmen. Before that worked as General Counsel for several tech companies in the NYC area. Previously, Steve worked at a downstate NY law firm and then on the executive staff for New York State Attorney General Dennis Vacco. Steve is an active volunteer in his community, graduated from Le Moyne College in Syracuse NY and has a JD from Albany Law School.



Margo G. McTaggart

Margo G. McTaggart

Administrative Assistant

Margo retired from education after 30 years, 3 years as an elementary teacher and 27 years as a reading specialist. She taught 7 years for Penn Yan Central School in Dresden & Branchport and then 20 years in Fairport. Margo grew up in Elmira and received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Elmira College. Her family has owned property on Keuka Lake for three generations, first on W. Lake Rd. and then her parents purchased property on E. Lake Rd. and ran a girls’ camp, called The Elms, for 10 years. After the majority of the property was sold, her family continued to live north of there until she and her husband, Fletch, sold it to move to Penn Yan and live close to the golf course – as they are both avid golfers.



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