Thomas J. Nespeca - Treasurer

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Thomas J. Nespeca is treasurer of the New York State School Boards Association.

NYSSBA provides advocacy, training and information to school boards in support of their mission to govern the state’s public schools. The NYSSBA board establishes policies to supervise, control and direct the business of the Association.

Nespeca chairs the board’s Investment Advisory Council.  He previously served as NYSSBA’s president, vice president and Area 2 Director, representing school boards in Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties. He is a member of NYSSBA’s Federal Relations Network and State Legislative Network.

Nespeca is a member of the Monroe One BOCES Board. He served on the Webster Board of Education for 17 years, and was both president and vice president. He is a member of the Monroe County School Boards Association, having served as president and co-chaired the counties legislative committee.

Nespeca was a member of the New Yorkers for an On-Time Budget advocacy group.

Nespeca is the executive director of Four County School Boards Association.  He retired from Carestream Health Inc., which he represented on the Rochester International Business Advisory Council. He was president of the Rochester International Development Council. He also retired from Eastman Kodak Company.

Nespeca earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from St. Joseph’s College and a graduate certificate in international business from SUNY Brockport. He is also a licensed U.S. Customs Broker, granted by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

He and his wife Elaine reside in Webster. They have three grown children and three grandchildren.

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