Our organization establishes a network of people to implement its mission and vision.  

Our organization includes a Board of Directors, a Program Manager as well as several standing committees.  These groups work together to promote revitalization.


  • Jason Knight (Chair) - City Resident; Associate Professor of Planning and Geography at Buffalo State the State University of New York

  • Alice Roth (Vice Chair) - City Resident; Former Mayor; Member of the Historical Society of the Tonawandas

  • George Ferber (Secretary) - City Resident

  • John F. Guido (Treasurer) - Managing Partner at Amato Fox & Company, PC

  • Fredric Foels - City of Tonawanda Police Captain

  • Joseph J. Cassata - City Resident, Former City Attorney & Judge

  • Chuck Gilbert - Administrative Assistant to the Mayor (Mayoral Designee)

  • Dawn Kammerdeiner - 2nd Ward Councilmember (Councilmember Appointee)

Advisor to the Board

  • Douglas Taylor - Chairman of the Board of Directors at Lumber City Development Corporation

Program Manager (Interim)

  • Jackie Smilinich - City Resident, Former Councilmember, Former Board Member

Are you interested in joining our Board of Directors? Click the "Join Us" button below to learn more.

Implementation Committees

The three implementation committees of Tonawanda Main Street include:

  • Historic Preservation

  • Economic Revitalization

  • Marketing

To be on one or more of the Implementation Committees (Historic Preservation; Economic Revitalization; or Marketing), contact the Tonawanda Main Street Program Manager by email at info@tonawandamainstreet.org or by phone at (716)475-2001.