Chapter Staff

Cory Barnes – President

Cory is our President and Primary Chapter Representative. He founded RocLAN in 2019 after attending MassiveLAN in Buffalo, NY and wanting to start a gaming community in Rochester, NY. Cory is passionate about raising money for Charities and Spending time with the Rochester Gaming Community. Cory is also the LANFest National Chief Technology Officer and is in charge of all things Technology.

Catherine Smith – Co-President

Catherine is our Co-President and Secondary Chapter Representative. Catherine is in charge of Event Planing and Registration. Catherine came to our team with a background in Hospitality Management and Event Coordination. 

Daniel Barrack – Networking & Systems

Daniel is in charge of our networking and server operations. When he is not helping out with the LAN, he is a Full Time OTR Truck Driver and enjoys playing No Mans Sky and Farming Simulator.

Daniel Nowak – Logistics/Shipping

Michael Dhalle – Tournament Coordinator


Jessica Madison – Concessions

Jessica is in charge of keeping our Attendees hydrated with Energy Drinks, Soda, and keeping them buying snacks during the event. When Jessica is not running concessions, she enjoys playing games with her friends and playing video games with her Daughter, Emiley.

Emiley – Hype Master

Emiley is in charge of keeping the party alive and active. Emiley enjoys playing Roblox and Minecraft with her Parents and enjoys playing with her animals Destiny and Luna.