CEDA is led by a 15-member Board of Directors, the majority of which represent the private business and development sectors in Cayuga County balanced by key members of City and County government, the Chamber of Commerce and the County’s two Industrial Development Authorities.

Cayuga Economic Development Agency Board (effective 1/1/2018)
Name Affiliation Membership
Kevin Miles
Director, Sullivan Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
Wells College
Education/Higher Education Member
Sue Edinger
Vice Chair
General Manager
Inns of Aurora
Tourism & Hospitality Member
Cynthia Aikman
NorthStar Management
At-Large Member – Business Representative
Kelley Gridley
Vice President of Commercial Banking
Tompkins Trust Company, Inc.
Banking & Finance Member
Raymond Lockwood
At-Large  Member
Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency
Ex Officio
Patrick Mahunik Chair
Cayuga County Legislature
Ex Officio
James A. Dacey Chair
Auburn Industrial Development Authority
Ex Officio
Jeff Dygert City Manager
City of Auburn, NY
Ex Officio
Tom Herbert Owner
Bo-Mer Plastics
At-Large Member – Business Representative
Susan Higgins Owner
Heart & Hands Wine Company
At-Large Member- Business Representative
Grant Kyle  Owner
North Brook Farms / IGK Equestrian / KyleCroft Development
Agri-business/Farming Member
Tom Lewis Chief Financial Officer
At-Large Member – Business Representative
Tom Minicucci Chair
Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce
Ex Officio
Monika Salvage Owner
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At-Large Member – Cayuga County Resident
Vacant/TBD District Superintendent
Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
Ex Officio