Meet our Directors


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Kevin Geoghan

President

Mr. Geoghan, M.B.A., Binghamton Univeristy, is a retired school business administrator responsible for the business operations and capital projects of a public school distirct. He also has 22 years of executive experinece in the not for profit sector, serving 15 years as an executive director of a successful not-profit, and 7 years as an organizational development and strategic planning consultant. His not-profit board experience spans 3 decades and includes trusteeship of a local community foundation. Paid advisory positions include grants review and analysis for the states of New York and New Jersey, and the United States Federal Government.  

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Mr. Lou Vogel

Vice President

Mr. Vogel has a BSME from Purdue University in 1980.  He has worked as a solar energy designer and has designed numerous plumbing systems, including water sterilization and greywater systems, in addition to HVAC systems.  He is accredited as a LEED designer for green buildings. He is the President of Taitem Engineering (Technology As If The Earth Matters), which provides energy consulting services to state and federal institutions. Mr. Vogel is also a musician, massage therapist and bicyclist. His technological expertise will assure that HTSC implements the most evironmentally stable technologies available.

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Geraldine Keil

Treasurer

Mrs. Geri Keil is a graduate of the City University of New York, with a BA in Sociology.  As a VISTA volunteer, she opened a child care center in a rural community in Western New York State.  She managed an Appalachian Regional Commission Grant for two rural health care centers, and received New York State funding for an inclusive summer arts camp for children with and without developmental disabilities.  She was a member of her town’s planning board, and has worked as a program developer, outreach educator, and has served on boards for several not for profits in the Ithaca area.   Geri is currently retired, but devotes time as a volunteer at her local library and is developing her skills as a visual artist.

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Archana Prakash

Legal Counsel

Ms. Prakash has a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University, and a BA from Cornell University. She has worked in not-for-profit corporations as a staff attorney and currently is a Supervising Attorney at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem. Ms. Prakash is a first generation immigrant of Indian decent. She has traveled extensively in developing nations, including her home country of India. She is now focused on using her legal education to assist in the developing world.

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Mrs. Rachel Warden

Secretary

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Leon Fontier

Founder and Executive Director

Mr. Fontier has an associate degree in tropical husbandry, and is retiring from a long career as the owner of Fontier Designs, inc, a metal working business. Mr. Fontier has extensive knowledge of business management, machine and technical operations, metal work, and light construction. He is studying the field of appropriate technologies and using his long career in machine operations to develop the HTSC program. His duties include supervising the day-to-day business and affairs of the organization. He works with the board to develop projects and funding for the organization.

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Mr. Lee Haefele

Director

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