ADAMS — Sheri Quinn and William Young were elected as trustees and Eleonore Velez and David Bissaillion as corporators for Adams Community Bank recently during a special meeting of the bank's corporators.
A New Ashford resident, Quinn is a certified public accountant at Fenton Quinn, PC, in Pittsfield. She has been a board member of several nonprofits including Coolidge Hill Foundation; Berkshire County Kids' Place and Violence Prevention Center, Inc.; Berkshire Community College Foundation; Hillcrest Foundation, and Feronia Wellness LTD. She has been a board member at The Kids' Place since its formation in 1994 and the organization's treasurer for many years.
Young is the chief information officer at Berkshire Health Systems where he has developed an information technology strategy that includes a new state-of-the-art electronic health system for both hospital-employed and community-based physicians. He holds a degree in technical management with a concentration in information systems, economics and business law from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Velez is an admissions counselor and coordinator of the Multicultural Center at Berkshire Community College, which she first joined in 2007. Born and raised in Mexico City, Velez spent many years as a counselor and director of YMCA programs in the Berkshires and New York City. She recently returned to the Berkshires and volunteered as the chairwoman for the Latin American Council where she has helped Latinos relocate to the area.
Bissaillion is a certified insurance counselor at Smith Brothers-McAndrews Insurance in Adams. He joined the agency in 2011 and became president and owner in January 2019. He had previously served as the president and CEO of the former Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.