Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter

Staff

Elizabeth Rowley

Elizabeth Rowley, CFRE
President and CEO
elizabeth@cfosny.org – Ext. 4

Elizabeth works with the board of directors, professional advisors and volunteers to plan, structure, implement and monitor an effective development program that will increase endowed and non-endowed assets, develop and maintain good relationships with nonprofit organizations, and steward current and prospective donors.Elizabeth is an Orange County native with a strong background in development and marketing having worked at Inspire – Orange County Cerebral Palsy Association and the Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club prior to joining the staff at the Community Foundation.  She is a 2004 graduate of Emerson College with a degree in Marketing Communications. Elizabeth is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Orange and has just obtained her Certified Fundraising Executive certification. She is a member of Junior League of Orange County, Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Auxiliary Board, the Mid-Hudson Valley Association of Fundraising Professionals and serves as a trustee of Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. She currently resides in Newburgh with her husband Bill Fioravanti.

Stacey Muller

Stacey Muller
Finance Manager
stacey@cfosny.org – Ext. 3

Stacey Muller is the Finance Manager of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. As the Finance Manager, Stacey is responsible for all the accounting and reporting for the financials of the Foundation as well as each respective component fund. She is also the point person for Donor Initiated Fundraising and ensuring compliance within the IRS Guidelines, as well as many other office functions.Stacey is an Orange County native with a strong background in bookkeeping practices and Accounting principles, after working in the construction field for over 20 years. She joined the staff at the Community Foundation in 2007 and has undergone vast training and has become quite adept using the Financial Information Management Software (FIMS) that the Foundation utilizes for the allocation and accounting of all our funds.

Stacey is a 1992 graduate of Orange County Community College with an AAS Degree in Business Management. She currently resides in Maybrook with her husband Kenneth Muller.

Michelle Hathaway - Director of Development

Michelle Hathaway
Director of Development
michelle@cfosny.org – Ext. 3303

CFOS welcomes Michelle Terwilliger-Hathaway as our Development Director. Michelle joins the team with 27 years of experience in fundraising, event planning, public relations, and marketing. Most
recently, she worked as Director of Development for Greystone Programs, Inc., a Poughkeepsie based nonprofit that assists people with Autism and other developmental disabilities. She has also worked for Scenic Hudson, Inc., an environmental and land preservation organization; ImageINK, her own public relations business; and The Times Herald-Record. Other experience includes fundraising for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, both in Washington, DC. Michelle is passionate about causes and making an impact in her community. She has served on the Board of Directors for Access Supports for Living, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She volunteers with Special Olympics, Take a Leap for Autism, Out of the Darkness Community and Campus Walks, the Here Comes the Sun Bike Run, and other local, civic, and charitable events. Michelle lives in Gardiner, NY with her husband, Marty, and two sons, Evan and Alden.

Sarah Pruschki
Communications Associate
Sarah@cfosny.org – Ext. 1

The Communications Associate is the first point of contact for those contacting the Community Foundation. Sarah updates and maintains the Community Foundation’s website/social media, assists with the scholarship program and also assists with marketing efforts such as creating newsletters, writing press releases, and email marketing. Sarah joined the staff of the Community Foundation in December 2015. She is a 2012 graduate of Mount Saint Mary College with a Bachelors degree in History. Sarah is currently the Chapter Administrator for the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Cindy Paris

Cindy Paris
Program Finance Assistant
Cindy@cfosny.org – Ext. 3307

The Program Finance Assistant is a new position within the Community Foundation that has fast become a crucial part of our office management. Cindy works directly with the Finance Manager and assists with the scholarship program, check processing, and donor information maintenance. Cindy joined the staff of the Community Foundation in May 2016. She was previously an assistant property manager.

Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
2017
CFOS Finance Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

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

Oct
25
Wed
2017
CFOS Executive Committee Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank Corporate HQ - 2nd Floor Board Room
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

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

Oct
26
Thu
2017
Make Philanthropy Great Again! @ Orange County Chamber of Commerce Larkin Conference Room
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan for a FREE SEMINAR with speakers Susan Diamond, MSW Agent, New York Life Insurance Company, Bonnie Orr, CPA, Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, P.C. and Richard Shapiro, Esq., Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP to bring together donors and prospects and educate them on how to be a philanthropist, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder, and help build the capacity for engaged philanthropy  – so that they can achieve their philanthropic ambitions for themselves, their families and their communities.

In this seminar we will cover:

  • wealth transfer
  • heir preparedness and philanthropic planning
  • philanthropic tax strategies,
  • differences among charitable vehicles
  • how to activate a strategic giving plan
  • look at charity as a way to transfer wealth, Benefits of donating long-term appreciated assets or complex assets
  • help identify and meet their long term goals, how to articulate charitable goals and implement effective gifts.

Light refreshments will be served.

To reserve your spot at this seminar, please email Sarah Pruschki at sarah@cfosny.org

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Give Back to the Youth Trunk or Treat @ New Wonders Learning Center
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The 1st Annual Give Back to the Youth Trunk or Treat will be held at

New Wonders Learning Center, 201 Dolson Ave, Middletown, NY

on October 28th

from 12pm – 2pm

Vendor set up starts at 10:30 am

All vendors must sign and return form along with payment of $25.00 back to New Wonders Learning Center,

by Friday October 20th.

All checks can be made payable to: New Wonders Learning Center, Inc.

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TABLE AND SET UP MATERIALS.

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE TO DISPOSE OF YOUR OWN TRASH.

Contact Valarie Petersen with any questions: 845-648-5527 or valariei@hotmail.com

This event will support the Friends of Orange County Youth Bureau charitable fund for services and special projects not currently in the Youth Bureau’s operating budget. Learn more at https://cfosny.org.

Click here to download a vendor form

Boos & Booze Halloween Bash! @ Stony Ford Golf Course
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The St. Pat’s Ramble invites you to join us at our 1st Annual Boos & Booze HALLOWEEN BASH!
*21 and Older Please-ID is required for entry*

$25.00 Per person
Includes: Buffet Stations, Hors d’oeuvres & Desserts!
*Signature Drink specials featured by ANGRY ORCHARD!
*Beer Specials!
*50/50 Raffle

*DJ E-Rock spinning the tunes!
*Costume Contest: including prizes for…
Best Overall, Best Couple, Funniest, Scariest, and more!

PROCEEDS TO SUPPORT THE ST. PAT’S RAMBLE!

Tickets are available for purchase online, or at Copperfield’s Pub (Cash Only)

 

Oct
29
Sun
2017
Women’s University Club of Middletown Fall Luncheon @ The Table
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm

Your Hosts:
Maria Ingrassia, Emily Green & Andrea Nilon

Guest Speaker:
Ann Marie Maglione
Director, Orange County New York Office for the Aging

Menu
Fried Green Salad
Entree (choose one)
A~Waldorf Turkey Sandwich – B~Cranberry Chicken Wrap – C~Big Island Sandwich made with Ham
*indicate choice of entree using letter on RSVP
Dessert – Key Lime or Peanut Butter Mousse
Coffee/Tea and soft drinks included & Cash Bar

RSVP: October 23rd (Please do not call The Table to make a reservation.)

Make checks payable to: Women’s University Club of Middletown
Mail payment, guest names and entree choice letters to:

Maria Ingrassia
59 Eisenhower Drive
Middletown, NY 10940

Nov
3
Fri
2017
“Leaving a Legacy for Youth” Dress Down Day
Nov 3 all-day
Nov
10
Fri
2017
Veterans Day – Office Closed
Nov 10 all-day
Nov
15
Wed
2017
CFOS Full Board Meeting @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Board Members ONLY. This event will be immediately followed by the 2017 Annual Reception.

2017 Annual Reception @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Anthony & Nancy Kane, of Forestburgh Sullivan County Honorees

Tom & Janet Sullivan, of Monroe Orange County Honorees

Please join us as we honor two outstanding couples, Tom & Janet Sullivan and Anthony & Nancy Kane, for their commitment to community. Both couples are respected business and civic leaders, with dedication beyond compare.
Individually, they are committed to multiple charities and causes; collectively, they are committed to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties. Our 2017 honorees are volunteers, philanthropists, and friends who have impacted the lives of many!

Come celebrate their successes as we present them with the David T. Cocks Award for Commitment to Community. This prestigious award is given to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to enrich the lives of others. Named in honor of David T. Cocks, who served the Community Foundation with distinction as Vice President of Finance from 2002-2011, this award is given annually in recognition of outstanding community service and leadership.

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