The Madison County Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Inc.


Staff & Board of Directors

BRiDGES Staff

Maureen Campanie, M.P.A., CPP, Executive Director
With Council since 2003

Shayne Anderson-Piazza, LMSW, Employee Assistance Coordinator
With Council since 2021

Linda Araki, A.A.S., Finance Director
With Council since 2007

Heather Bernet, B.S., Statewide Coordinator – ATFC
With Council since 1998

Rachel Copland, M.A., Prevention Education Specialist
With Council since 2023

Lauren Davie Smith, B.A., CPP, Programming Director
With Council since 2012

Alison Eisenhut, M.H.A., Prevention Education Specialist
With Council since 2023

Rachel Geary, B.S., CASAC, EAP Professional / Information & Referral Specialist
With Council since 2024

Julie Hengst, B.A., Community Training and Engagement Coordinator
With Council since 2010

Kathleen Liedka, Community Coalition Development Specialist
With Council since 2023

Raven Manchester, B.A., Community Engagement Coordinator
With Council since 2023

Amanda Mullenax, Community Opioid Outreach Coordinator
With Council since 2023

Jessica Ponti, B.S., Coordinator – CRARC
With Council since 2022

Kari Simchik, A.A.S., Office Manager
With Council since 2015

Valarie Webb, B.S., Lead Coordinator – Reality Check
With Council since 2021


BRiDGES Board of Directors 

Melissa Moore, Ed.D. – President
Registrar & Student Conduct Administrator, Bryant & Stratton College

Theresa Davis, MPA – Vice-President
Divisional Director, Child & Family Services, Liberty Resources

​Julie Harney – Treasurer
Executive Director​, Office for the Aging​

Tim Brown
Madison County Department of Social Services

Stephanie Burke
Counselor, Oneida Schools

​Inv. Matt Gacek
Investigator, Oneida City Police Department​

​Connie Wheatley
Public Outreach Coordinator for Al-Anon District 6 serving Madison, Oneida and Herkimer Counties


The Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc., DBA BRiDGES, is incorporated in the State of New York as a 501 (c) (3), not-for-profit organization. BRiDGES is governed by a Board of Directors that has the general power to control and manage the affairs and property of the corporation in accordance with the purposes and limitations set forth in the Certificate of Incorporation.

The Board of Directors meets quarterly on the third Thursday of the month.

Members of the Board may be contacted through the BRiDGES office at

1507 Upper Lenox Ave., PO Box 389, Oneida, NY 13421. Tel: (315) 697-3947

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