President — MaryBeth Clune

The “Rocket MOM”, MaryBeth is MARS President, and a volunteer ambulance driver at the Weston’s Mills Volunteer Fire Company. She has long history of running and organizing many HUGE event launches. She has been the Launch Director of NSL-2018, NYPOWER-20, 21, 22, 23 and 24, she Co-Directed NARAM-62* with her husband Bill, along with being head of the organizing committee of LDRS-31 and 34, she also assisted MDRA with LDRS36 and was the creator of another regional event here in NY hosted by another club.
Over the last few years she has done most of the L2 testing at every MARS launch.

Vice President/Tripoli Prefect Gregory Young

Greg Young is a loooong time MARS member, a lot longer than he would like to admit.. Greg is a NAR trained Safety Officer, MARS RSO, Tripoli Prefect and his time as a pilot made him the perfect man to hold MARS FAA Waiver. At most launches you will find Greg up front wearing his orange RSO safety vest. Greg has been on the planning committee’s for many event launches including LDRS-31, LDRS-34, NSL-2018, NARAM-62* and the last 4 NYPOWER.

Treasurer Dan MacNeal
Dan, from Gasport NY is a father of three with a 1 grandson. A Level -2 flyer, he is an avid R/C enthusiast, Scout Master, Ham radio operator, he enjoys building custom electronics, camping, fishing, woodworking and as this photo shows is a very creative and skilled modeler. Dan has 30 years of experience in accounting and non-profit work with the Buffalo Urban league and other health related non-profits dedicated to helping others. Currently Dan is the CFO of Frank’s Basement systems.


Secretary Brett Carrier
A former Army Ranger