Bridget Viens-President 

Bridget Viens has been involved with EYS since 2008.  She is a Speech Language Pathologist working with children birth-5 years old.  She lives in Palmyra with her husband and three daughters.  They also own a Christmas Tree farm in Palmyra.  

Megan Freida-Vice President

Megan Freida is a Store Manager at Wegmans Food Markets and has worked for them for over 24 years. Megan is a member of the United Way Women's Leadership Council and the Emerging Leaders Society. Megan currently lives in Farmington and is an avid sports enthusiast.

Krista Jackson - 2nd Vice President

Krista Jackson joined the EYS Board in November 2016. Krista is currently employed as a pharmaceutical account executive for a national account with a focus on diabetes and obesity. Krista lives in Canandaigua with her husband and two active boys. 

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Ashley Schultz - Secretary

Ashley Schultz is the Education Specialist at The MMEwing Continuing Care Center. She joined the board in 2015. She lives in Middlesex with her husband Joshua and three dogs. 

Linda Goodman- Treasurer  

Linda Goodman is the director of finance and office operations at Lynch’s Furniture in Canandaigua. She and her husband Terry live in Bloomfield and has 4 children and 10 grandchildren.  She joined the EYS board in 2012. 


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Amy Jo Ossont- Board Member

Amy Jo Ossont joined the Board in July 2018. She works at Wayne Pre-Trial Services of Wayne County and lives in Palmyra with her husband and two children. 

Grace Allison - Board Member

Grace Allison joined the EYS Board in November 2017.  She is a manager at Honeoye Valley Family Practice. Grace lives in Bloomfield, NY with her husband Bruce. She also serves on the board for the local chapter of MGMA:  Medical Group Management Association.

Stacey Taylor - Board Member

Stacey Taylor joined the Board in July 2018.  Stacey is the Director of Client Services at Bond Benefits Consulting in Pittsford, as well as a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council and the Emerging Leaders Society.  Stacey lives in Farmington with her husband and daughter.

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Lea Ann Sawyer - Board Member

Lea Ann Sawyer lives in Walworth with her fiancé Guy, daughter Mackenzie, and son Walter. She currently works part time with the Gananda Central School District and Tops. Two to three times a month, she volunteers and delivers Meals on Wheels to the elderly in Walworth and Ontario. 


Lea Ann was first introduced to Embrace Your Sisters while she was going through her own battle with breast cancer in 2015. As of April 2020, she has been 5 years cancer free! Lea Ann has served as a volunteer since May 2016 and joined the EYS board in 2017.