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The Upstate New York Chapter of the National MS Society:

The Upstate New York Chapter is nationally recognized as a leader in providing comprehensive services and programs for more than 12,800 people with MS and their families in 50 counties, and we continue to remain dedicated to ending the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. The chapter employs 27 full-time staff members and boasts hundreds of volunteers. The Upstate New York Chapter serves the following counties (each county lists the number of clients living with MS who are registered with the chapter):




Executive Management:

Stephanie Kunes-Mincer, LMSW – President & CEO
Barbara J. Bennett, CPA — Vice President, Finance
Valerie Hoak —Vice President, Chapter Resource Development
Shari Mazzella — Director of Programs and Services