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State Operations - NYS Canal Corp

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CSEA-represented employees maintain and operate New York State’s 524-mile canal system that links the Hudson River with Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, The Finger Lakes, the Niagara River and Lake Erie.

The system includes 57 locks, 20 lift bridges and 114 dams.  Dating back to 1918, much of the historic equipment requires significant maintenance and unique skills often second and third generation Canal employees.

CSEA is organized into four CSEA Locals: 500, 501, 503 and 527.  CSEA Local Presidents and LRS are:

Local Local President Labor Relations Specialist
500 Walter Sprouse
518-321-4489 (cell)
tugboatwally@aol.com
Diane Selchick
Email: diane.selchick@cseainc.org
CSEA Region 4
1 Lear Jet Ln., Suite #2
Latham, New York 12110
501 Nicholas Neznek
518-788-1329 (cell)
518-853-4715 (CSEA Office)
neznekn442@gmail.com
Ed Herbert
Email: edward.herbert@cseainc.org
CSEA Region 4
1 Lear Jet Ln., Suite #2
Latham, New York 12110
503 Timothy Carr
315-506-2094 (cell)
carrt@gmail.com
Rich McCormack
Email: rich.mccormack@cseainc.org
Bob Riley
Email: robert.riley@cseainc.org
CSEA Region 5
6595 Kirkville Rd.
E. Syracuse, New York 13057
527 Erik Crandall
585-730-0544 (cell)
erik_crandall@yahoo.com
Renee Chichester
Email: renee.chichester@cseainc.org
CSEA Rochester Office
3495 Winton Pl.
Bldg. E, Suite #3
Rochester, New York 14623