WSCA Board

Cynthia Dana

Cynthia Dana

Central library

Cynthia is the Patron Services Manager at Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County and a lifelong city resident.

She brings experience in making the library a welcome place for all, including people who are homeless. She is excited about revitalizing the WSP community. Having spent her whole career at the Central Library, she has been witness to the many changes in the downtown area. With the influx of residents choosing to live in the heart of the city, library staff is pleased to be part of a community and providing services to a new patron base. Revitalizing the Washington Square Community will benefit all who live and work in the community.  The library, as an organization, has a large interest in the revitalization of Washington Square.

Nathan Kauffman

Nathan Kauffman

surgical marketing gr.

Nathan is the Founder and President of Surgical Marketing Group and a resident of The Nathaniel, both located in the Washington Square community.

From early in his marketing career, Nathan has had a vision for changing the way businesses and marketers interact. His experience with Gannett, Hearst, the NYS Broadcasters Association, and consulting work with more than two dozen agencies has given him a wide understanding of how marketing works in the real world, beyond a glossy pitch deck.

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Tiffany Ramos


Tiffany Ramos is a lifetime resident of the Rochester, NY area. 

Tiffany is employed by ESL Federal Credit Union and works within the Community Impact Department as an Administrative Assistant. In addition to her role, Tiffany previously served on ESL’s Young Professionals Program Team, has Co-Chaired ESL’s United Way Campaign and is currently a member of ESL’s Diversity & Inclusion Program Team. Within the Rochester community, Tiffany serves as an Associate Board member with the Center for Youth and is very involved with her local church. Tiffany is also a part-time student working on her Associate Degree in Business Administration through Monroe Community College.

Allie D'Amanda Sacks

m&t bank

Allie D’Amanda Sacks is a WSCA board member. She has worked for M&T Bank since 2007 and has a B.A. from Bucknell University. After spending 3 years in Baltimore and 7 years in the Hudson Valley, Allie returned home to Rochester in 2017 and now resides in Brighton with her husband and 2 small children.

Allie works in the Commercial Real Estate Department of M&T Bank at 3 City Center, located directly across from the Washington Square, where she is dedicated to the development and success of the Downtown Rochester community and beyond.

In addition to her role with the WSCA, she is a Rochester Rotary Club member and helps Chair the United Way Campaign at M&T.

Len Schloer

Len Schloer

Buckingham properties

Len Schloer is Director of Operations for Buckingham Properties.  Buckingham owns and manages a significant amount of property within and around the Washington Square area.  It is his goal to create a thriving downtown community for folks to live, work and play.

Prior to Buckingham Properties, Len spent twenty-five years working for Thomson Reuters responsible for site operations across North America.  He has served on other boards throughout his career and enjoys the collaboration of many to meet a common goal. 

Len holds a degree in Specialized Technology from Pittsburgh Technical College.  He is a native of Pittsburgh PA, but has lived in Rochester for 35 years.

Jason Schwingle

capron street lofts

Jason is President of the WSCA and has resided at the Capron Street Lofts in downtown for 10 years. He initiated the Washington Square Park Neighborhood Association (WSPNA) in 2012 and led it to its incorporation as the non-profit Washington Square Community Association (WSCA) in 2017. 

Jason is looking to make more substantial, transformative changes in the years ahead to clean up, beautify, and make the area one of the city’s best neighborhoods. 

Jason is co-Founder of MetroPops with his wife, Stefanie, and has worked for Jetblue Airways for the past 16 years.

Stefanie Schwingle

Stefanie Schwingle

capron street lofts

Stefanie Schwingle is VP of the WSCA and the Executive Producer of the annual Movies with a Downtown View. She has resided at the Capron Street Lofts in the Washington Square Neighborhood with her husband, Jason, for 9 years.

Stefanie holds a degree in Communication and Media from Clarkson University and brings her background in communication, social media management and event planning to the WSCA. She formerly worked for Wegmans corporate offices for 12+ years and most recently the Memorial Art Gallery as an Event Coordinator.

Judson Turner

Judson Turner

Turner black car svc.

Judson Turner is an entrepreneur from Rochester, NY and a citizen of the world.

Judson has provided a car service based in Rochester NY and looks to continue to serve the area by providing additional business offerings as well continuing to be engaged with the further development of Rochester. He has worked primarily in Logistics / Warehouse management since graduating from the University at Buffalo with a degree in industrial engineering.