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Committees

The Community Foundation functions with the help of many volunteers. We are very grateful for their services and are always looking for new volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the Community Foundation, click here to download an application.

AUDIT
This committee ensures that proper financial management is in place

Andrew Pavloff, CPA, Chair – Knack, Pavloff & Company, LLP
John Davies – Salisbury Bank New York Region
William Quackenbush – Advent Valuation Advisors, LLC
Paul Raffanello, CPA – Paul Raffanello CPA PLLC
Amanda Ward – The Center for Discovery

FINANCE & INVESTMENT
This committee manages the Foundation’s assets.

Christopher Corallo (Treasurer) – Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
Maggie Smith (Asst. Treasurer) – First Federal Savings of Middletown
David Apps – Lakeland Bank
Fuat Bagsever – Eagle Strategies, LLC
Kevin DeHond – Wilmington Trust
Damiane Doyle – Greater Hudson Bank
Cedric Glasper – Mechanical Rubber
Michael Martucci – Quality Bus Service, Inc.
Craig Pesce, CFP – Marshall & Sterling Wealth Management
Robert Quinlan – Quinlan Care LLC
Josh Sommers (Chairman, member at large) – Focus Media
Valerie K. Zammitti, JD, MBA, LLM – Zammitti Law, PLLC

DISTRIBUTION
This committee is responsible for overseeing the grantmaking program, scholarships, and education loan program

Gerald Skoda (Chair) – Skoda Enterprises, Inc.
Molly Crist – Onward Travel
Colleen Emery- Sullivan Renaissance c/o Beaverkill Foundation
Ron Feller
Philip Guarnieri – Empire State Bank
Heather Howley – Independent Helicopters
Sandy Leonard
Scott Lerner – Washingtonville High School
Dali Levy – Catskill Promotions, LLC
Dot Pinckney – Seely & Durland, Inc.
Norma Schadt
Ed Stoddard

GOVERNANCE
This committee is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the dynamic performance of the Board of Directors — individually and as a cohesive unit — is effective and compliant with generally accepted ethical and operational standards and legal regulations.

Bonnie Orr, Chair
Josh Sommers
Eric Fuentes
Derrik Wynkoop
Gerald N. Jacobowitz
Susan Najork
RJ Smith

DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING COMMITTEE
This committee works to enhance branding and marketing messaging of the Community Foundation

Tim McCausland (Chair)- Orange Bank & Trust Company
Gianna Franco – Spectrum
Jean Campbell Galli – Campbell Galli Communications
Lynn Haskin – Crystal Run Healthcare
George Kinne – Jeff Bank
Dr. Michelle A. Koury – Crystal Run Healthcare
Shannon McSweeney – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
June Musollino – BBG&G Advertising
Gary Siegel – CD Trips, LLC
Josh Sommers (Chairman, member at large) – Focus Media
Candace Varetoni – Orange Bank & Trust Company
Derrik Wynkoop – Walden Savings Bank

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS COUNCIL

This council is comprised of attorneys, accountants, and financial planners. This council is responsible for holding seminars for Professional Advisors and assists in creating a Professional Advisor E-newsletter every quarter.

Richard J. Shapiro, Esq. (Chair) – Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP
Matthew Watkins – US Wealth Management, LLC
Don Badgley – Northwestern Mutual
Maureen Crush, Esq. – Crush & Varma Law Group, PC
Todd Goldstein – The Misner Agency, Inc.
J. Sadler Hayes – Sadler Hayes Associates, Inc.
Edie Haughney, CIMA – Ameriprise
Gerald N. Jacobowitz, Esq. – Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP
Mark A. Krohn, Esq., CPA. – Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP
Wayne Martin, CPA – Goldstein, Karlewicz & Goldstein
Kate Maloney – Orange Bank & Trust Company
Benjamin Mills, CPA – Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, PC
Gary M. Schuster, Esq. – Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS SOCIETY
This society recognizes those legal and financial advisors for their commitment to our community and for their efforts to advance and encourage charitable giving throughout the region.

Tracy L. Badgley, CPA – Goldstein, Karlewicz & Goldstein, LLP
James Biagi, Esq.
Jacob Brett – Focused Wealth Management
Susan Brown Otto, CPA – International Tax Advisory Services, LLC
James Bufalo – Northwestern Mutual
Grace Caporale – Harness Caporale
Corinne Cody, CPA – Judelson, Giordano & Siegel CPA, PC
Austin DuBois, Esq. – Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP
Frank Dwyer – New Horizons Asset Management Group, LLC
Steven DeMundo – New York Life Insurance Company
Linda Hannigan – Sedore & Co.
Jeremy Havens, Esq. – Havens & Lichtenberg, PLLC
Martin Hersh, Esq. – Martin Hersh, Esq. 
Scott Lask – The Scott Lask Wealth Mangament Group
Kevin Mulqueen, CLU, ChFC, CFP – New York Life Insurance Company
Jonathan Rouis, CPA – Rouis & Company, LLP
Tiombe Tallie-Carter, Esq. – Tallie Carter Law
Rob Unger, CPA, CFE – Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, PC
Deborah Weisman-Estis, Esq. – Rider, Weiner & Frankel, PC

SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
This committee is responsible for planning Community Foundation events such as the Annual Reception and the Scholarship Reception.

Sue Bliss
Michael Bonura
Whitney Bowers
Molly Crist
Maria Ingrassia
Kristin Jensen
Pamela LaLonde
Barbara Malley
Tim McCausland
JoAnn Menendez
Bonnie J. Orr, CPA
Ximena Soehner
Carmen Vasquez
Dr. Michele Winchester-Vega
Allison Wynkoop
Derrik Wynkoop
Patricia Zang-DeClue

Upcoming Events

Feb
22
Wed
2017
CFOS Executive Committee Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank Corporate HQ - 2nd Floor Board Room
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Executive Committee Members ONLY.

Mar
12
Sun
2017
St. Pat’s Ramble Grand Marshal Cocktail Reception @ Ward's Bridge Inn
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Village of Montgomery St. Pat’s Ramble Committee is proud to announce the selection of Pat Pskowski as the 2017 St. Pat’s Ramble Grand Marshal. Please join us in congratulating Pat. A cocktail reception will be held in her honor. 

Reservations required in advance. 

Hors d’oeuvres / Cash bar

To reserve your reception tickets, please contact the event organizer. 

Mar
17
Fri
2017
Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Grant Application Deadline
Mar 17 all-day

This is the deadline for applications to be submitted and accepted by the Community Foundation. For more information please contact the event contact. For the downloadable application please visit the website URL. 

Mar
18
Sat
2017
2017 Run for the Gold 5K @ Village of Montgomery
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am
Mar
23
Thu
2017
CFOS Full Board Meeting @ Orange County Chamber of Commerce Business Center - Larkin Conference Room
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Board Members ONLY.

Apr
4
Tue
2017
Fund Representative Workshop & Dinner @ Orange County Chamber of Commerce Business Center - Larkin Conference Room
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop is for:

  • Current Fund Representatives (and friends and families who help raise money for your fund)
  • Prospective Fund Representatives
  • Your Board Members
  • Your Volunteers

Please come for all or part of the session to learn about:

  • Investment Performance
  • How to cultivate legacy and other “non-traditional” gifts – now AND later
  • New ways to “grow” your fund, including donor-initiated fundraising events, fundraising trips, jewelry parties, and more
  • GiveGab online fundraising platform
  • Hudson Valley Gives 24-hour online giving event on May 17

RSVP by March 23 to admin@cfosny.org or call 845-769-9393 with names & contact information (phone & email)

Please RSVP so that we may plan for sufficient materials and food. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Apr
5
Wed
2017
CFOS Distribution Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Distribution Committee Members ONLY.

CFOS Distribution Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Distribution Committee Members ONLY.

Apr
20
Thu
2017
CFOS Finance Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Finance Committee Members ONLY.

Apr
26
Wed
2017
CFOS Executive Committee Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank Corporate HQ - 2nd Floor Board Room
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Executive Committee Members ONLY.

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