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

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.

Apr
29
Sat
2017
Hudson Valley Light it Up Blue 2017 @ The Fountains of Wallkill
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 2:00 am

HUDSON VALLEY LIGHT IT UP BLUE 2017 CELEBRATION!

This year, all proceeds will benefit Beautiful People, the Orange County Chapter of Miracle League, for the development of Orange County’s FIRST ‘Field of Dreams’ so that ALL children have a chance to play baseball and enjoy the benefits of being a part of a team!

Raffles, Door Prizes & 50/50:
Over 100 Prizes were given away last year!

There is NO charge to attend.
Donations will be accepted at the Door and throughout the night.

Donations also accepted online:
www.hvlightitupblue.com

10 rooms have been blocked off at Home2 Suites by Hilton Middletown, NY, located at 600 Rte 211 East under code: HVLIUB. ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 8TH!
845-703-8000

Pasta Station will be donated by The Fountains of Wallkill.
Dessert Bar will be donated by You’re the Boss!
Grill Menu Available after 6:30PM
Cash Bar

Live Entertainment:
DJ Chewy & MC Ray Ayala
Live Bandeoke donated by HILLBILLY PARADE
AND THE HYPE!!!

May
1
Mon
2017
6th Annual Michael Ryan Zodda Foundation Golf Event @ Blue Hill Golf Course
May 1 @ 12:00 pm

Our Signature Event Raising Funds For AVM Research

Lunch and Dinner

Silent Auction, Raffles and Short Program

May
9
Tue
2017
Professional Advisor Seminar @ Orange County Chamber of Commerce Business Center
May 9 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Professional Advisors Council will host an educational seminar and networking event for accountants, attorneys, financial advisors, and insurance representatives on May 9, 2017. The seminar will feature speakers from the NY State Attorney General’s Office and the NY State Office of Taxation & Finance. It will run from 4:30-7:30 p.m., in the Larkin Conference Room, 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Montgomery, NY.

Pending approval, the seminar will offer two Continuing Legal Education or Continuing Professional Education credits for attorneys and accountants.

Sandra Giorno-Tocco, from the Attorney General’s office will talk about “The Role of the Attorney General in Detecting and Investigating Fraud, Embezzlement, and Diversion of Charitable Assets.” Afterwards, Mwisa Chisunka will provide an Inside Look at the NY State Tax Office, and provide a detailed discussion on estate taxes.

The event includes a buffet dinner. The cost is $35 for members of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and $40 for non-members. Full and partial scholarships, based on need, are available.  To register online visit http://cfosny.org/event, or call Sarah at (845) 769-9393.


Member or Non-member
Credits being applied for:



This seminar is sponsored by Goldstein, Karlewicz & Goldstein LLP; Orange County Bank & Trust; Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone Attorneys at Law; Judelson, Giordano & Siegel, CPA, PC; and The Misner Agency, Inc. co-Sponsors include the Mid-Hudson Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Women’s Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties, a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of NY.

May
17
Wed
2017
Hudson Valley Gives @ Hudson Valley
May 17 all-day

Hudson Valley Gives is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Hudson Valley Gives is an initiative of Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. Visit the event website for more details.

May
25
Thu
2017
CFOS Full Board Meeting and Annual Retreat @ TBD
May 25 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Board Members ONLY. This is our Annual Board Retreat and more details will follow.

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Montgomery, NY 12549
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