About Us

NYSAC Board of Directors at 2018 Fall Conference

What is NYSAC?

The New York State Association of Cemeteries is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the furtherance of effective cemetery management and operation for better community service. It consists of approximately 520 cemeteries and crematory members throughout New York, and approximately 55 supplier members throughout the United States and Canada – all working together to provide professional services to the communities they serve.

NYSAC proposes and sponsors legislation beneficial to New York State consumers and cemeteries.

The goals of NYSAC are to promote the advancement of practical knowledge in the operation and maintenance of cemeteries, to create and maintain high ethical standards in the conduct of cemetery administration, and to secure the advantages to be obtained by mutual cooperation.


NYSAC Board of Directors


OFFICERS


President
Philip Tassi
The Ferncliff Cemetery Association
280 Secor Road
PO Box 217
Hartsdale, New York 10530
Tel: (914) 693-4700
Fax: (914) 693-4186
ptassi@ferncliffcemetery.com


Vice-President
Jeffrey Reed
Mount Calvary Cemetery Group
800 Pine Ridge Heritage Boulevard
Buffalo, New York 14225
Tel: (716) 892-6600
Fax: (716) 892-0946
jreed@mountcalvarycemetery.com


Secretary
Nathan J. Romagnola
White Haven Memorial Parks, Inc.
210 Marsh Road
Pittsford, New York  14534
Tel: (585) 586-5250
Fax: (585) 381-5252
nate@whitehavenmemorialpark.com


Treasurer
Richard Moylan
The Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11232
Tel: (718) 788-7850
Fax: (718) 788-7782
rjomylan@green-wood.com


Past President
George Baker
Webster Union Cemetery Association, Inc.
649 Holt Road
Webster, New York 14580
Tel: (585) 872-4463
webunioncemetery@aol.com

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DIRECTORS

Michael Austin (Class of 2022)
Elmlawn Cemetery and Crematory, Inc.
3639 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY  14217
Tel: (716) 876-8131
Fax: (716) 876-5692
mja@elmlawncemetery.com


Domenick Castiello (Class of 2022)
Mount Hope Cemetery Association
PO BOX 248, 50 Jackson Avenue
Hasting-on-Hudson, New York 10706
Tel: (914) 478-1855
Fax: (914) 479-5162
mhca4@aol.com


Joseph Dispenza (Class of 2022)
The Forest Lawn Group
1411 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14209
Tel: (716) 885-1600
Fax: (716) 881-6482
jdispenza@forest-lawn.com


Joseph P. DiTroia (Class of 2020)
U.S. Columbarium Company / Fresh Pond Cremaroty
61-40 Mount Olivet Cresent
Middle Village, New York 11379
Tel: (718) 821-9700
Fax: (718) 821-5571
j.ditroia@verizon.net


William Lane (Class of 2021)
Greenwood Union Cemetery
215 North Street
Rye, New York 10580
Tel: (914) 967-0095
Fax: (914) 967-3386
blane@greenwoodunion.org


Justin Locke (Class of 2020)
Pinelawn Memorial Park
PO Box 420
Farmingdale, New York 11735
Tel: (631) 249-6100
Fax: (631) 249-6638
JDL@pinelawnmemorialpark.com


Mitch Rose (Class of 2021)
The Woodlawn Cemetery
Webster Avenue & East 233 Street
Bronx, NY 10470
Tel: (718) 920-0500
Fax: (718) 920-0575
mrose@thewoodlawncemetery.org


Steven G. Sloane (Class of 2021)
Woodlawn Cemetery
800 Grant Boulevard
Syracuse, NY  13203
Tel: 315-479-5826
Fax: 315-479-7743
steve@woodlawnsyracuse.org


Richard Touchette (Class of 2020)
Catholic Cemeteries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
48 Cemetery Avenue
Menands, NY 12204
Tel: (518) 858-6388
Fax: (518) 427-8035
rick@rcda.org

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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