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.
This committee ensures that proper financial management is in place
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
Domenick T. Del Rosso, CPA, MST – Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, P.C.
Don Frommer – Community Volunteer
Donald Karlewicz, CPA – Goldstein, Karlewicz & Goldstein, LLP
David Mistretta – Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Patrick Murphy, CPA – Cornerstone Family Healthcare
Kurtis Nordahl – RBT CPAS, LLP
Robert Quinlan – Quinlan Care LLC
Josh Sommers (Chairman, member at large) – Focus Media
Tom Sperzel – Empire State Bank
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
Philip Guarnieri – Empire State Bank
Heather Howley – Independent Helicopters
Scott Lerner – Washingtonville High School
Dali Levy – Catskill Promotions, LLC
Eileen Phillips – Community Volunteer
Dot Pinckney – Seely & Durland, Inc.
Amanda Wilson – Masci & Hale Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry
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
Gerald N. Jacobowitz
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
Laine Spadola, DDS – Masci & Hale Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry
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
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 Law Firm
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.
Bonnie J. Orr, CPA
- 2018 Make A Difference Grant Applications Now Available
- Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Grant Applications are Now Available!
- Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Make A Difference Fund Announces Sullivan County Grant Recipients for 2017
- Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Make A Difference Fund Announces Orange County Grant Recipients for 2017
- Community Foundation Celebrates Successful Annual Reception Honoring Local Couples
- Grants Available for Organizations Serving Youth in Town of Rockland
- Anthony & Nancy Kane and Tom & Janet Sullivan to be Honored by Community Foundation Awards to be Bestowed During November 15 Annual Reception
- Memorial Fund for Late Minisink Valley Counselor Established Within Community Foundation
- Ambitious Student Becomes Community Foundation’s Youngest Fund Representative to Date
- Community Foundation Awards Over $400,000 in Scholarships to Students in Orange and Sullivan Counties