Rene Clements was appointed to serve in the Wiawaka board at the July 17th meeting of the Board. Rene has served over 11 years as the Executive Director of the Greater Glens Falls Senior Citizens Center Inc. Upon her retirement she was honored by the City of Glens Falls Mayor by designating a “Rene Clements day” for her service to Seniors and to the entire Community. Rene has an extensive background in banking, finance and business management. A native of Glens Falls, Rene has had over twenty years experience in the not-for-profit arena. Rene was also the former Business Manager the Tri-County United Way and a Vice President at Evergreen Bank.
Rene is a very active volunteer in the community. She is currently a board member of The Conkling Center, The Glen At Hiland Meadows and The Glens Falls Collaborative. She served on the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) Advisory Committee as Chair for many years. Rene is very proud to have served on The Special Olympics Organization Committee, something dear to her heart. Rene has a great appreciation of the arts. She is currently on the board of Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) serving as Chair; is Past President and Past Treas. of the Adirondack Theatre Festival, still serving as a board member. She is also the former President, VP, Assistant Treas, and Board member and still an active member of the Glens Falls Community Theatre and this year was honored by receiving “Honorary Member”. She is a volunteer with The Chapman Museum, North Country Ministry & the Glens Falls Symphony to name a few.
Rene resides in Queensbury with her husband Brian (current Town of Queensbury Councilman for Ward 2) and has two grown children, Chad & Andrew and three beautiful granddaughters. In her spare time she loves spending time with family and friends and boating or just spending time looking at the majestic Lake George