Board of Trustees

Jason Ellis

A Malone native, Jason Ellis is a past president, treasurer and director of Malone Callfiremen, a volunteer fire and rescue company, where he served from 1997 to 2016. He is also a past president and founding member of Malone EMS; he served with the group from 2010 to 2015. From 2014 to 2019 he served on the Holy Family School Education Council, of which he is also a past president. He is a member of the Franklin County Republican Committee, a position he has held since 1993, during which time he has also served as the committee’s vice chairman. 

Jason has been involved with his family business, Ellis Automotive, since 1993 and took over the day-to-day operations in 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Siena College in Albany, New York. 

Tom Fitzpatrick

Vice Chair

Tom Fitzpatrick is a financial executive who most recently worked as chief financial officer of the University of Miami’s Medical Center, one of the largest private academic medical centers in the United States. He was also the executive vice president for finance and administration at Albany Medical Center. Prior to that, Tom was a partner with the national accounting, auditing, and consulting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He has also served on the board of a national financial services and professional liability insurance company as chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee. Tom is a graduate of Clarkson University and a native of Malone, New York. He returned to his hometown with his wife, Linda, after retirement in 2019.

Kevin Hart


Kevin Hart retired from Alice Hyde Medical Center in 2015 after 30 years of service, with a combined 40 years of healthcare experience throughout his career. At Alice Hyde, Kevin served in roles of progressive responsibility, including purchasing director, materials management director, senior director of support services and vice president of support services, with senior oversight of both clinical and non-clinical areas throughout his tenure.  

An integral part of the hospital’s senior management team, Kevin was responsible for all hospital construction and renovation projects. He oversaw construction of The Alice Center, Alice Hyde’s 135-bed skilled nursing facility and 30-bed assisted living program. His oversight responsibilities also included management of supply and capital purchases, and he served as the hospital’s safety officer. Kevin is a past member of the Iroquois Board of Directors, a past member of the Iroquois Purchasing Group, and National Incident Management System.  

Kevin currently serves as secretary of the Alice Hyde Medical Center Board of Directors. He is chair of the Board Quality Council Committee and is a member of its Board Finance Committee. He received his degree from the State University of New York at Delhi. Kevin resides in Chasm Falls, New York with his wife Mary. He has three grown children and is an avid outdoorsman.

Donna Kissane

Donna Kissane has served as county manager for Franklin County, New York since 2015. She has more than 25 years’ experience in behavioral and mental health overseeing multiple programs. She is an experienced community volunteer in Franklin County, where she has served on several committees, the Malone Central School District, Malone Housing Council, and the Malone Figure Skating Club. Donna also served on the New York State Committee for Restructuring Children’s Behavioral Health Services. She holds degrees from Mater Dei College and Potsdam State University and completed graduate coursework in social work at SUNY Albany.

Paul Koehler

Paul Koehler has served the people of northern New York as a registered pharmacist for over 40 years. Graduating from Albany College of Pharmacy with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, he has experienced a wide spectrum of pharmaceutical services including retail, institutional and consultant pharmacy. His wife is a 40-year pharmacist at Alice Hyde Medical Center and his children all hold degrees in the medical profession.

Robert Main, Jr.


The Hon. Robert G. Main, Jr. served as Franklin County judge, surrogate, Family Court judge, and acting supreme court justice from 1988 through his retirement in 2021. In semi-retirement, Judge Main is acting as a justice of the Malone Town Court. He is a native of Malone and graduated from Franklin Academy in Malone. He received his degree from Middlebury College, with a major in political science, and he obtained his doctorate from the Albany Law School of Union University. He was an attorney in private practice until assuming the bench.

For many years, Judge Main served as a member of the Law Guardian Advisory Committee of the Appellate Division, Third Department. He served as a member of the curriculum committee for the continuing education of Family Court Judges. He is a member, and former co-chair, of the Chief Judge’s Tribal Courts Committee and is a co-chair of its Native American Bail Review Project.

Judge Main has been a member of the Franklin County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. He’s also a member of New York State Surrogates, County Judges, Family Court Judges, and Acting Supreme Court Justices associations. He served for 20 years as the president of the Farrar Home, an assisted living facility in Malone. He is a member of the Academic Board of Trustees of Franklin Academy and a trustee of Morningside Cemetery. A communicant of St. Andre Bessette Roman Catholic Parish in Malone, he is a commissioned lay minister, lector and Eucharistic minister. He has served as a parish trustee and twice on the parish counsel. He is a former member of the pastoral council of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg and its long-range planning committee. 

Marina Medved, DO

Dr. Medved has served as a primary care physician in Malone for over 20 years and leads a medical practice at Alice Hyde Medical Center.

She received her MD diploma from Donets Medical University in 1988 and her DO diploma from NYCOM/NYIT in 1999. She finished her residency at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, and is Board Certified in family practice and osteopathic medicine. 

Originally from Mariupol, Ukraine, Dr. Medved resides in Malone with her family.

Carol McKee

Carol McKee is a native and life-long resident of Malone, New York. Carol attended North Country Community College and Plattsburgh State University where she obtained her degrees in licensed practical nursing and registered nursing. Her first experience in nursing was at Alice Hyde Medical Center, where she worked across all departments, including the operating room. She later worked at the Franklin County Nursing Home, where she found her passion for elder care. She served over 30 years as the administrator of the Farrar Home, a 30-bed assisted living facility in Malone. She has also worked as a per diem nurse at the Departments of Corrections and Public Health.  

Following her retirement, Carol remained active in caring for the elderly. She has been a long time member of the Advisory Council for the Franklin County Office for the Aging. She volunteers at the Alice Center and has served as the interim administrator for The Alice Center’s assisted living program.  

Brian Monette

Brian Monette and his family are owners of Adirondack Energy Products, the Mountain Mart chain of convenience stores, and Titus Mountain Family Ski Center. He is a partial owner of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Malone and Oswego, New York. He is active with the family's charity, Adirondack for Kids. Brian has a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Clarkson University. He lives with his wife and children in Malone, New York.

Barbara Montour

Barbara Montour is the owner of Montour CPA & Associates in Akwesasne, treasurer of the Akwesasne Convenience Store Association, and past-president of the New York State Society of Public Accountants – Adirondack Chapter. She was born and raised in Akwesasne. In addition to her work as a business owner, Mrs. Montour previously served as chief financial officer of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and director of finance for The Assembly of First Nations, a national political organization representing First Nations Peoples in Canada. Mrs. Montour is a 1991 graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting. She earned her New York State certification as a public accountant in 2006 and earned her Native American Finance Officer Certificate in 2014.

Craig Warren Richards, DO

Dr. Craig Warren Richards is a physician at Community Health Center of the North Country in Malone and previously served as a physician at Alice Hyde Medical Center. Dr. Richards is also medical director of Franklin County Public Health and the Franklin County Department of Social Services. He received his DO from University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Services in Des Moines, Iowa and completed his residency and internship at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.