Linda has worked in the Village Office for 12 years as the secretary to the Village Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals and the Architectural Preservation and Review Board. She is a resident of the Town of Pittsford. Prior to joining the village staff, she worked in legal publishing as a copy editor at Thomson-Reuters in the City of Rochester.
Heather Erwin has lived in Pittsford, New York off and on since birth. Ms. Erwin went to Graphic Careers on Prince Street and then on to the Rochester Institute of Technology where she earned her BFA in 1990. After graduation she worked at local marketing and advertising firms and the Democrat and Chronicle until going back to school for Art Education at Nazareth College. She is currently employed at the Greece Central School District and is an adjunct professor at St. John Fisher in their Digital Cultures and Technologies, as well as their Fine Arts Departments. She was also an adjunct for three years at the Rochester Institute of Technology in their MST program for Art Education at the grad level. Her background in the Visual Arts and Art History give her a deep understanding regarding aesthetics, as well as architectural preservation.
Jo Anne and her husband, Richard, live in the village in a house her grandparents bought in the early 1920s. She grew up in that house, and she and Richard raised their two children there as well. She worked as a medical secretary, office manager, and bookkeeper for a doctor's office in the village until 1998 and since then has worked as office manager for another doctor in the village. She has also served as secretary on the Historic Pittsford Board of Directors for the last two decades. "Over the years I have been lucky enough to walk to almost everywhere I needed to go - school, work, shopping. It's important to me to keep the integrity of the community to the scope of the small village I have lived in my whole and life and hope to see continue as such."
Renee is a public relations and branding professional with over 15 years experience in the communications industry. She started her career as an analyst and holds a Masters Degree in Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College. She currently provides PR, social media, and research support for an online marketing firm in Rochester. She is also Vice-President of Community Outreach at Reconnect Rochester, a non-profit striving to help create a more equitable and sustainable transportation network in our region. Renee is a pedestrian and bike advocate and is the founder of Walk Bike Pittsford, which serves as a voice for all who walk, bike, and use mass-transit in Pittsford Village and the surrounding areas. She is the co-founder of ROCville.com, an online community resource devoted to improving the quality of life for Rochesterians by advocating for more walkable, vibrant neighborhoods. Renee is an avid swimmer, and bikes and walks everywhere she can. She's a big fan of vegetables and front porches.