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The mission of CNY Pride is to serve the Central New York lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community and their allies.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chris Kosakowski, President

Jimmy Monto, Vice President of Development and Fundraising 

John Frasier, Secretary

Robin Latham, Treasurer

Board of Directors

Kevin Bailey, Event Liaison*

Tanner Effinger, Director of Volunteer Outreach and Coordination*

Kerrie Findlay

Andrea Kennedy, Director of Marketing

Jessica Posner, Director of Non-Profit Outreach and Engagement

Ariel Servadio, Event Liaison*

Donna Setrella

Talia Shenandoah, Director of Entertainment

Blondean Young 

*ex-officio, non-voting member of the Board of Directors

About us

CNY Pride, Inc. is an all-volunteer, tax-exempt, not-for-profit corporation which organizes events in the Syracuse, New York area to encourage, empower, and celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community and their friends, families, and supporters.


Incorporated in New York State in 1996, we qualify as a 501(c) 3 corporation under the codes of the Internal Revenue Service.


We welcome the participation of all, regardless of age, creed, gender, gender expression or identity, HIV status, physical or developmental ability, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation.


CNY Pride, Inc

PO Box 6608

Syracuse, NY 13217

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