Executive Director
Katie Hammon

Communications Administrator
Joyce Chan

Events & Programs Assistant
Nicole Mastroianni

Board President

Alisha Rogers
Judge Development

Board Vice President
Matt Callahan
Tri-City Valley Cats

Board Secretary
Carleen Pallante
The Sage Colleges

Board Treasurer
David Gardell
The Ruck & Next Level

By law, the Troy Business Improvement District has 20 Directors comprised of three classes of members:

Class A Directors - Owners or representatives of owners of real commercial property located within the Business Improvement District
Class B Directors - Commercial tenants or representatives of commercial tenants of the BID
Class C Directors - Appointed representatives of local stakeholders

Terms of Class A and B Directors are for three years and they may not serve more than two consecutive terms. For more information, please see ARTICLE II - BOARD OF DIRECTORS in the Troy BID's By Laws.

The BID Board of Directors is made up of property owners and business owners Downtown, along with several City officials, and representatives from the County, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Russell Sage, and the County Chamber of Commerce.


New board members are elected at the Downtown Troy BID Annual Meeting each May, filling the board seat terms which have expired.

To be included on the ballot as a candidate for the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District (BID) Board of Directors, you must obtain the signatures of twenty (20) BID members that fall into the same category of BID membership as the potential nominee.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Friday, April 5, 2019


Matt Callahan: Commercial Property Owner & Tri-City ValleyCats  (2018- 2021)
Kerry Fagan: Innovative Wealth Management (2017-2020)
David Gardell: The Ruck & Next Level at the Ruck (2018- 2021)
Marie Gavazzi: Resident (2019 to 2021)
Michael E. Ginsberg: Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg + Griffin, PLLC (2019-2021)
Jamie Magur: Troy Grooming Co. & Magur Management, Inc.  (2018- 2021)
Jeff Mirel: The Rosenblum Companies (2017-2020)
Alisha Rogers: Judge Development Corp. (2017-2020)
Jesse Tranvaag: West Side Management (2019-2021)


Dan Frament: Muddaddy Flats (2019-2021)
Sarah Trop: Funcycled (2019-2021)
Vacant Seat: (to be appointed)


Kate Better (de facto seat): Rensselaer County
Anasha Cummings (de facto seat): Troy City Council
Craig DeBono (de facto seat): Resident
Monica Kurzejeski (de facto seat): City of Troy
Kate Manley (de facto seat): Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce
Carleen Pallante (de facto seat): The Sage Colleges
Chris Nolin (de facto seat): Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dylan Turek (de facto seat): City of Troy