Board of Directors



Larry M. Magguilli

Larry M. Magguilli

Mr. Magguilli is a licensed Real Estate Broker who is associated with Hunt Real Estate and is President of First Team Real Properties, Inc.  He previously worked in both the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate. Mr. Magguilli also served on the Zoning and Planning Boards in the town of Pittsford, and the Rochester Real Estate Board and Sisters of Mercy Residential Housing Board.

Mr. Magguilli currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Monroe County Water Authority where he has been a Board Member since 1998.  He also serves as a member ex-officio of the Audit, Governance, and Finance committees. 

Mr. Magguilli graduated from St. John Fisher College and McQuaid Jesuit High School.

Scott D. Nasca

Scott D. Nasca

Mr. Nasca is the President of Generation Capital Management, LLC here in Rochester, New York.  He is the former Principal and Director of Equity Investments at Karpus Investment Management in Pittsford, New York.

Mr. Nasca currently serves as a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research as well as the Rochester Society of Security Analysts.

Mr. Nasca holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

A Board Member, and Vice Chairman, Mr. Nasca was appointed to the Water Authority's Board of Directors in January 2014 and is a member of the Governance and Finance committees.

Joseph R. Rulison

Joseph R. Rulison

Mr. Rulison is Co-Founder and CEO at three+one advisors.  He is the former Managing Director for the Upstate New York market, for J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

A Board Member, and Treasurer, for the Monroe County Water Authority, Mr. Rulison also serves as Chair of the Audit committee.  In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors at Visit Rochester and the Memorial Art Gallery as well as being a Trustee and past Chair for St. John Fisher College and Trustee to the University of Redlands, Redlands, California. He formerly served as the Chairman of the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Geva Theater.

Mr. Rulison holds an Honorary Doctor of Law degree from St. John Fisher College.

Wendy Bleier-Mervis

Wendy Bleier-Mervis

Ms. Bleier-Mervis has been Executive Director of Camp Good Days and Special Times since 2006.  Before that, Ms. Bleier-Mervis has served as Interim Executive Director and Camp Director.  She is a former physical education teacher and varsity softball coach.

Ms. Bleier-Mervis serves as Chair of the Monroe County Youth Board, and is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Council of Agency Executives.  She was named Honorary Chair of the WHAM Women Sports Award and Luncheon in 2008 and was inducted into the Section V Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009.

She holds a BS in Physical Education from SUNY Brockport, a MS in Educational Administration from SUNY Brockport and BS in Political Science from Colgate University.

She was named to the Water Authority's Board of Directors in 2011 and currently serves as Chair for the Governance Committee as well as being a member of the Audit committee.

Robert W. Hurlbut
Robert W. Hurlbut

Mr. Hurlbut has been president of ROHM Services Corporation, which operates 13 nursing homes in upstate New York and Florida, since 1993.  Prior to that time, he served as Vice President of ROHM Services Corporation and was administrator at Hurlbut Nursing home in Brighton.

Mr. Hurlbut is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, with a degree in Food, Hotel and Travel Management.  He serves on numerous community and civic boards.  He was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Rochester Institute of Technology in 1998 and was given the University's Sarah Margaret Gillam Award - Hotel School in 2009.  He was named one of Rochester's 40 Under 40 by the Rochester Business Journal in 1995.

He was appointed to the Water Authority's Board of Directors in 2011 and serves as Chair for the Finance committee.
Allen S. Bernstein
Allen S. Bernstein

Mr. Bernstein was Executive Vice President of DePrez Travel, a group of Rochester companies in the travel industry.  He was formerly an investigator for the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in the White Collar Crime Unit and has previously served as a Commissioner of the Rochester Genesee Regional Transit Authority and as a board member of Rochester Crimestoppers.

Mr. Bernstein was trained at the FBI Academy in Virginia and attended numerous seminars dealing with all facets of law enforcement.  He is a graduate of Monroe Community College.

He was appointed to the Water Authority's Board of Directors in January 2014 and is a member of the Finance committee.

Sheryal A. Volpe

Sheryal A. Volpe

Mrs. Volpe is an independent NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker who specializes in commercial sales, leasing and property management.

She previously served on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors and was Planning Committee Chair; Canadice Town Supervisor, Budget Officer, Assessor Chairwoman; Former Vice President of Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council.

Mrs. Volpe is also Vice President of Patriot Business and Realty Services Corporation.

She was appointed to the Water Authority's Board of  Directors in November 2015 and is a member of the Audit and Governance committees.


 The Monroe County Legislature Appoints MCWA Board Members
MCWA Board Members
Name Appointment/ Reappointment Date Term Expiration Date
Larry M. Magguilli 9/12/2012 4/1/2017
Scott D. Nasca 5/13/2014 4/1/2019
Joseph R. Rulison 5/13/2014 4/1/2019
Wendy Bleier-Mervis 6/15/2016 4/1/2021
Robert W. Hurlbut 9/12/2012 4/1/2017
Allen S. Bernstein 1/14/2014 4/1/2018
Sheryal A. Volpe 6/15/2016 4/1/2021