Eileen Reardon, Executive Director
Eileen oversees the BIANYS operations, including fiscal management, board development, strategic planning and program development.
Allison Barna, Membership Coordinator
Allison oversees the membership division of BIANYS.
Tory Chalmers, Intake and Resource Facilitator
Tory supports the needs of our Chapters and Support Group around New York State and supports the Helpline by offering resources, support and if appropriate, connections to other BIANYS programs, including FACTS.
Debbie Chilandese, Director of Finance & Administration
Debbie oversees the fiscal and human resources division of BIANYS.
Michelle Kellen, Professional Development Manager
Michelle is responsible for all professional development programs for the organization, including the Professional Symposium, Annual Conference, quarterly webinars and any corporate partnership/grant opportunities that involve educational training.
Christina LeBeau, Director of Advocacy & Engagement
Christina works to increase awareness as well as campaign for public policy changes to improve and expand public policies regarding brain injury.
Jeanne Shary, Rockland Recreation Coordinator
Jeanne works to provide social and recreational opportunities to individuals with brain injury in Rockland County.
Patrick Terry, Finance and Database Specialist
Patrick supports the Director of Finance and oversees the tracking and management of donor data.
Karen Thomas, CBIST, Director of Family Services
Karen oversees the FACTS Program and supervises all FACTS Coordinators in the field. Karen also provides the professional development training for those who are interested in becoming a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS)