Senior Leadership

Mary Jarvis-Caro

Director of Human Resources

As Human Resources Director, Mary is responsible for providing strategic guidance and leadership for all aspects of the human resources function and establishing a vision and direction for the full complement of core human capital programs, policies and services.

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This includes providing leadership and direction in the development of HR policies that promote maximum effectiveness in the L.E.A.P. workforce while supporting the L.E.A.P. mission. Mary advises the Executive Director and other senior agency officials on human capital management in support of the implementation and execution of key agency programs. Mary has served in a leadership capacity overseeing the human resources office since joining L.E.A.P. in 2005. In April of 2014, Mary assumed the role of HR Director where she was instrumental in creating and launching the HR structure for the organization. Prior to joining L.E.A.P., Mary had been a Customer Service Manager at Reliable Racing Supply for many years. In 2009 she achieved certification from Adirondack Community College in conjunction with The College of St. Rose in the Society for Human Resources Management Learning System. She earned a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) accreditation in June of 2010 from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and a Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) accreditation in October of 2015. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), SHRM Advocacy Team, the Capital Region Human Resources Association (CRHRA) and the Adirondack Human Resources Association (AdkHRA). Mary lives in Schuylerville with her husband Edward and is a mother of one and grandmother of three.

Emily Fagle, MBA

Interim Executive Director, Director of Finance

Emily is a non-profit professional with over ten years of experience in the human services and environmental protection sectors

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With an MBA from Simmons University and BA in Economics from the University of Vermont, Emily has both an interest and expertise in financial and operational management as well as strategic planning. She has been working in the private non-profit space for more than 10 years, and has a passion for working for mission driven agencies that impact the local community. Emily was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York, where she relocated in 2018 and now lives with her husband Rob and their two children Theo and Ruby.