Laurie K. Griffen was elected to the board in 2011. Her current term expires in 2024 (extended by one year due to merger realignment).
Laurie and her husband Steve are co-owner-operators of Saratoga Sod Farm, Inc., a 600-acre turfgrass farm in Stillwater, N.Y. In addition, Saratoga Sod provides sod installation services, sales of seed and fertilizer products, and the Big Yellow Bag garden soil product to assist its customers across the Northeast. Saratoga Sod also grows roughly 500 acres of corn and soybeans as part of the crop rotation.
Laurie is also presently vice chair of the Town of Saratoga Planning Board, co-chair of the Schuyler Park Committee, trustee of the Quaker Springs United Methodist Church and serves on the New York Farm Bureau Labor Committee.