William A. Barclay

William A. Barclay

Chairman

William A. Barclay is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and Syracuse University College of Law. Mr. Barclay was elected Chairman of the Board effective June 6, 2024. An attorney and businessman, Mr. Barclay is a partner in the Syracuse law firm of Barclay Damon, LLP, where he specializes in business law. Mr. Barclay has served on several community organizations throughout his career including the SUNY Oswego College Council, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park, the Everson Museum of Art, and Northern Oswego County Health Services, Inc. Mr. Barclay currently serves on the Boards of 25 Countryway Insurance Company and QMP Enterprises. He was recognized as one of Oswego County Business Magazine’s Forty under 40, an honor given to Oswego County leaders under the age of 40. Mr. Barclay was also awarded the 2007 Martin Rose Economic Developer Merit Award for his commitment to the economic development process by helping to facilitate the attraction and retention of businesses in Oswego County. Mr. Barclay is currently a New York State Assemblyman for the 120th District, which includes parts of Oswego, Onondaga and Jefferson counties. Mr. Barclay’s in-depth knowledge of economic development and the law provides the Board with a unique and valuable perspective into economic development and legal issues.