Charles E. Kilbourne is Managing Director and Secretary of the Corporation of FSVC. He is a member of FSVC’s management group, and directly oversees FSVC’s programs in Albania, Moldova, Tajikistan and Somalia. He is an officer of the Corporation and the liaison to the Board of Directors.
Before joining FSVC in 2002, Mr. Kilbourne served as Vice President of the Financial Services Forum. He previously worked in several capacities on housing and urban policy for the State of New York.
Mr. Kilbourne is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY). Mr. Kilbourne serves as an Independent Director, and as a Public Interest Director. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Kilbourne serves on the Board of Trustees of the Wright Family Foundation in Schenectady, NY, and on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady.
He received a Master’s Degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.
Mark Little retired from GE in 2015 after a 37-year career. A company officer for 22 years, Mark served as a senior leader running both technology teams and mult-billion dollar global businesses. His last role at GE was Senior Vice President/Director of GE Global Research and Chief Technology Officer of GE.
Mark is active in our community as President of The Little Family Foundation, Chairman of the Board of Ellis Medicine, and President of the Board of Rise High, a STEM program for Schenectady youth. He and his wife, Terri, led the campaign to build the new Boys & Girls Club in Schenectady and they are active supporters of Young Parents United, a program to improve the lives of parents and their children who are in very challenging circumstances. Mark is also a Trustee of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Mark is engaged in business as a Director of Analog Devices, a Venture Partner at the Material Impact Fund, and as a director of four startup companies. He is also an advisor to Energy Impact Partners.
Sharon A. Jordan has been a Board Member of the Metroplex Development Authority since 2004 serving as Secretary and Treasurer. She is, also, a Trustee on the Schenectady County Public Library Board since 2011 and is the Chair of the SCPL Building Committee.
During her career she worked at the Schenectady Community Action Program for 10 years before becoming the Executive Director of the Amsterdam Municipal Housing Authority in 1982 and then in 1987 Sharon was appointed as the ED of the Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority for 16 years. She completed her many years of community service as the Chief of Staff for the former Mayor, Brian U. Stratton beginning in 2004 and was in that position for nearly 8 years.
Sharon has received many community awards during her years of service along with being named a “Patroon” – the highest honor in the City of Schenectady.
She graduated from Purdue University in her home town of West Lafayette, Indiana and attended graduate school at the University of Illinois. Sharon has two daughters and is “Grammi” to two grandchildren.
Deborah Giroux served as an officer of the Board of Directors of Community Land Trust of Schenectady for seven years, and presently serves as Secretary and Executive Committee member of Better Community Neighborhoods, Inc. She has been employed as a member of the Schenectady Community Action Program’s executive management team since February 2013.
She has over 25 years of community assessment, grant writing, strategic planning and program development experience with nonprofit organizations, both in Community Action and as a consultant for multiple non-profit and municipal entities in the Capital Region. In her role as the Schenectady Community Action Program’s Director of Program Development, she is involved in the agency’s strategic planning activities, community assessment, program development & design, resource development, program compliance, data collection, grants & outcome management, and analysis & evaluation activities. She is also responsible for oversight of the agency’s IT services.
Deb received her B.A. degrees in Sociology and Music from SUNY Potsdam, and is nationally certified as a Community Action Professional (CCAP) and ROMA (Results Oriented Management and Accountability) Implementer.
● A resident of Schenectady since 2003
● Associate Broker for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blake, Realtors for seventeen years.
● Committee Member / Secretary, Treasurer for Old Dorp Neighborhood Democratic Committee.
● Chair of the Assessment Board for the City of Schenectady
● Board member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for the City of Schenectady
● Past Board President for Better Neighborhoods Inc.
● Board Vice President for Ring of Hope, (a youth program for inner city boys and girls).
● Member of Finance Committee for Habitat of Humanity of Schenectady County
● Chair of Mayoral Task Force Committee for the Real Estate Schenectady. Active Partner for the City of Schenectady H.O.M.E.S (Home Ownership Made Easy in Schenectady) program.
● Member of the Schenectady Rotary Club, serve on the Hospitality Committee
● Former Co/Chair for New York State Rising Community Reconstruction Program representing Schenectady.
● Ex Officio President of the Historic Stockade Association, ( served for five years till May of 2015)
● Vice President of Public Relations for Studio GAB, located in the garment district, where we marketed sport celebrities such as Carl Banks and Pele’.
● Director of Marketing and Sales for Capital Hill Condominiums located in Albany.
Jackie Falotico is the Deputy County Manager of Schenectady County. She is an Executive Board Member for Better Community Neighborhoods, Inc. and was previously President of the Board of Directors of Community Land Trust of Schenectady.
A native of the Capital Region, Jackie has more than ten years of diverse public policy experience working in various administrative roles in local government. She currently is the Deputy County Manager of Schenectady County. Her background includes working as the Director of Development in the City of Schenectady and the Director of Human Resources in Schenectady County.
Jackie has also served on the Capital District Transportation Authority Board since 2017 and is the Chair of the Community and Stakeholder Relations Committee.
Jackie received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany in New York and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. She also studied at the London School of Economics through the Hansard Society Scholars Programme.