Group Staff

The Group staff is made up of dedicated volunteers who oversee the administrative, operational, and educational missions of CAP in Central New York. If you see a vacancy on the staff that you would be interested in, or if you want to serve as an assistant to any of the occupied positions, please contact Lt Col Jones.

Group Commander
Lt Col John Jones

Safety Officer


Finance Officer
2d Lt Ben Scott

Emergency Services Officer



Cadet Programs Officer

Public Affairs Officer
Capt Robert Stronach

Communications Officer
Lt Col Bill Shafer

Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Maj Shawn Herrmann                      (585)409-4468

Counterdrug Officer
Lt Col Edwin Kopp

Deputy Commander
Maj Matt Mallory

Safety Officer (Asst)
1st Lt Mark Swing

Operations Officer
Maj Chuck Hereth

Emergency Services Officer (Asst)
Maj Robert Ormsbee


CAC Advisor

Aerospace Education Officer
2d Lt Joe Gallo

Administrative Officer


Logistics Officer
1st Lt David Mackintosh                      (315)345-1548

Professional Development Officer
Maj Robert Ormsbee