The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission and its non-profit partner, the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund work together with federal, state, and local agencies and organizations to plan for, encourage, and assist in historic preservation, conservation, recreation, interpretation, tourism and community development throughout the National Heritage Corridor.
Created by Congress in 2000, the federally-appointed Erie Canalway Commission is tasked with managing activities of the National Heritage Corridor. It receives financial support and technical assistance through the National Park Service, subject to annual Congressional appropriations.
|Vice Chair||Barbara Blanchard||Albany|
|Secretary||Alan Vincent||Little Falls|
|Ex Officio||Secretary of the Interior Designee|
|Fred Bonn||NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation|
|Paul Beyer||NYS Department of State|
|Jackie Czub||NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets|
|Thomas X. Grasso||Rochester|
|Carol B. Greenough||Whitehall|
|William “Sam” B. Hoyt III||Empire State Development Corporation|
|John McGlone||Palatine Bridge|
|Peter Ryan||NYS Department of Transportation|
|Mary Elizabeth Stewart||Albany|
|Brian Stratton||NYS Canal Corporation|
|Peter Wiles Jr.||Macedon|
The Erie Canalway Heritage Fund is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that assists in carrying out the work of the Commission. The Heritage Fund secures additional private and public resources and helps implement the Corridor's award-winning Preservation and Management Plan.
|Chair||Thomas D. Blanchard||Buffalo|
|Vice Chair||Robert Elliott||Croton-on Hudson|
|Secretary||Kimberly M. Seager||Oswego|
|Kent Barwick||New York City|
|Paul Neureuter||East Amherst|
|D. Kenneth Patton||New York City|
|Alan N. Vincent||Little Falls|