About Us

CLMHD Committee Chairs

Chair, Chemical Dependency
Suzanne Lavigne, MHA, CTRS, CASAC
DCS, Franklin County Community Services
70 Edgewood Road
PO Box 1270
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
suzannelavigne@citizenadvocates.net
Work (518) 891-2280
Fax (518) 648-6437


Chair, Children & Families
Katherine Alonge-Coons, LCSW-R
Commissioner, Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health
Ned Pattison Government Center, 1600
Troy, NY 12180
kcoons@rensco.com
Work (518) 270-2807
Fax    (518) 270-2723


Chair, Developmental Disabilities
Ruth Roberts, LCSW-R
Director, Chenango County Mental Hygiene Services
County Office Building, 5 Court Street, Suite 42
Norwich, NY 13815
ruthr@co.chenango.ny.us
Work (607) 337-1604
Fax    (607) 334-4519


Chair, Mental Health
David Putney, MS, CRC, LMHC
DCS, Monroe County Office of Mental Health
1099 Jay St., Bldg. J, Ste. 201A
Rochester, NY 14611
dputney@monroecounty.gov
Work (585) 753-6047
Fax    (585) 753-6620 


Chair, Mental Hygiene Planning 
Michael Prezioso, Ph.D.
DCS, Saratoga County Mental Health Center
135 S. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
mprezioso@saratogacountyny.gov
Work (518) 584-9030
Fax (518) 581-1709


Chair, Nominations
Stephen J. Valley, LCSW, MSW
DCS, Essex County Mental Health Services
PO Box 8
Elizabethtown, NY 12932
svalley@co.essex.ny.us
Work (518) 873-3670
Fax    (518) 873-3777