Technology Club of Syracuse

aka Technology Alliance of Central NY   |   Syracuse, NY   |  http://www.tacny.org/

Mission

Our mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

Ruling year info

1944

President

Robert Morris

President Emeritus

Howard R Hollander

Main address

PO Box 5531

Syracuse, NY 13220 USA

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Formerly known as

Technology Club of Syracuse

EIN

16-6046635

NTEE code info

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

TACNY Junior Cafe Scientifique

TACNY Junior Cafe Scientifique, a program for middle-school students founded in 2005, features discussions between scientists and students about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere and seeks to encourage students to consider careers in these areas. Students must be accompanied by an adult and can explore the MOST at no cost after the event.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, is now called the Sweet Science Series and features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere for adults of all levels of technical understanding. A minimum of six free and open to the public presentations are held each year.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Annual recognition of leading technologists, technology companies and programs, and STEM educators around Central NY.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Sustaining Our Community award 2019

GreeningUSA

How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To inform the development of new programs/projects,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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Technology Club of Syracuse

Board of directors
as of 2/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Robert Morris

William Busher

Gino Duca

Douglas Fuess

Robert Morris

Chris Perrine

Diane Plumley

Louis Ragonese

Svetla Todorova

Kyle Bourdon

Erin Cassidy

Stephen Karon

Sara Martin

Michael Masingale

Bruce Nichols

Fred Price

Susanne Sobon

Mark Wesel

Brett Butler

Joann Campbell-Maher

Eva Carafa

Jennifer Crawford-Doody

Kerry-Ann Crumbie

Howard Hollander

Samantha Nedrow

Joseph Romano

Mark Walker

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/3/2021,

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/03/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.