Lewis County Industrial Development Agency

The LCIDA has been in operation since 1973. It is a state authorized public benefit corporation that has the ability to provide certain NYS sanctioned tax benefit programs.

Our Mission

Lewis County Economic Development, through its board, the IDA and its brand, Naturally Lewis, are championing the growth of a community where people want to live, work, build business and play. We foster forward thinking and relationship building, connecting people, businesses, partnerships and resources to effectively and efficiently grow our county.

Board Members

Joe Lawrence

IDA Board Chair-
Dairy Forage Systems Specialist, Cornell University

Gagan Singh

IDA Board Vice Chair
Financial Advisor, Key Bank

Ron Burns

Board Member
Retired Sales - Viking Cives, Current Lewis County Legislator

Tom Gillette

Board Member
Retired Dairy Farmer / Current Real Estate Agent

McKenzie Lehman

Board Member
Junior Civil Engineer, BCA Architects & Engineers

Darlene Rowsam

Board Member
Account Manager, ParentSquare & Former Technology Director, Copenhagen Central School

Kevin McArdle

IDA Attorney
Campany, McArdle & Randall, PLLC

Open Board Position

Project Committee

Darlene Rowsam (Chair)

LCIDA Governance Committee

Jerry Cayer (Chair)

Darlene Rowsam

Ron Burns

LCIDA Audit Committee

Joe Lawrence

Tom Gillette

LCIDA Loan Committee

Gagan Singh - LCIDA Board Member (Chair)

Kevin Kent - Retired Commercial Loan Officer, Community Bank

Emily Philippe - Croniser, Lawrence, & Philippe, CPA

Gerald Haenlin - National Grid

Shawn Moshier - Morgan Stanley

Eric Tupper - AmeriCU

 

LCIDA Finance Committee

Tom Gillette (Chair)

McKenzie Lehman

Gagan Singh