Jim Salengo joined the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation (DSIC) as Executive Director in 2008, where he is responsible for the overall supervision of the DSIC’s internal operations, programming, planning, and community relations. Highlights of his tenure at the DSIC include the creation of an in-house Environmental Enhancement Program, the launch of award winning programs such as the Merchant Mash Up, and significant advancement of the DSIC’s print and electronic communications.
Gail joined the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation in 2007 as Program Assistant and now serves as Office Manager. Gail coordinates the day-to-day operations of the office and provides assistance with the Business Promotion & Marketing and Environmental Enhancement programs. She also coordinates the DSIC’s intern program and researches and composes the “Downtown Schenectady This Week” e-newsletter, which spotlights weekly events and activities in the district. Gail is very involved as a volunteer with City Mission of Schenectady.
Amy Sonder joined the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation in 2019 as Promotions Coordinator, a new position to the DSIC. In her role she oversees all social media content for the organization, markets Downtown businesses and organizations, and assists in the creation and implementation of Schenectady events. Amy brings with her knowledge of event planning, promotional marketing and a love for all things Downtown Schenectady! She is looking forward to seeing Downtown continue to grow while bringing in new events to the city.