Following a unanimous vote on January 23, the Cortland Regional Board of
Trustees welcomed its newest members. The new board members represent
a variety of local, private sector businesses, legal, financial, medical
and higher education institutions from across the region.
“We are excited to welcome the expertise and energy of these outstanding
new board members as Cortland Regional sharpens its focus on the path
to affiliation with Guthrie and continues its commitment to providing
excellent healthcare services to our community,” said Johanna Ames,
Matthew Neuman, CPA, Esq.
Matthew Neuman, a tax accountant and business attorney, is also a fourth
generation farmer. He serves as president of the Homer Education Foundation,
volunteers his legal services to Cortland County business associations
as well as several local not-for-profits, and is a past president of the
Cortland County Bar Association. Neuman specializes in planning and transactions
with extensive experience in agriculture, small business and not-for-profits.
A lifelong Cortland county resident, Neumann sees the opportunities and
challenges in Upstate New York’s business sector and how they can
benefit Cortland Regional.
Adam Miller, M.D.
For over three years, Dr. Adam Miller has been an ophthalmologist with
Cortland Regional Medical Practice. “As a physician here and now
as a board member, I feel that I have a vested interest in the success
of this organization, and I hope that I can be an advocate for continued
excellence in our delivery of patient care,” Miller says. Originally
from Rome, NY, Dr. Miller enjoys the feel of a small community where the
care he provides makes a difference.
Nasrin Parvisi, CRP, MArch
Nasrin Parvizi has been a member of the SUNY–Cortland family for
nearly 20 years, most recently as its Associate V.P of Facilities Management.
An architect by trade, Parvizi says her years in higher education and
facilities management have taught her the many facets of what it takes
to build and support a healthy community – commitment, sustainability,
safety, environmental health and emergency preparedness. As Parvisi looks
to retirement, she is “ready to participate more in community service,
and I feel that my expertise is well suited to being a meaningful contributor
Nathaniel Wayman, Director of Manufacturing Engineering
Nathaniel Wayman is Director of Manufacturing Engineering for BorgWarner
Morse Systems. The Michigan native has had an extensive career in the
automobile industry, and he and his family have called the Cortland area
home since 2007. He is an active member and former board member of the
Cortland County Chamber of Commerce, as well as a current member of the
McGraw Central School Board of Education. Wayman sees his new role as
a way to “bring an outside business perspective to the hospital
while assisting with the strategic direction to ensure its long-term viability
and success. By assisting one of the cornerstone institutions of Cortland,
I believe this is a great opportunity to give back to our community and
make a difference.”
Kathleen Fitzgerald, DNP-FNP, MSN
Kathleen Fitzgerald is an Assistant Professor at the Decker School of
Nursing (DSON) at Binghamton University. A Cortland native, her role supports
the education of future nurses with a focus on rural health and under-served
communities. She is also involved in the Binghamton University Initiative
for the DSON and Health Sciences committee.
Cortland Regional and the Board would also like to recognize and thank
Dr. Anna Marie Garcia, Leo McGrattan, and William Pomeroy for their completion
of their board terms and their distinguished service to the medical center.