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 is the Director of Finance and Operations 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.
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.
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
Melissa Pawlak is the Administrative Assistant at the Community Foundation. As Administrative Assistant, Melissa acts as a contact for donors, fund representatives, and other organizations. She aids all internal functions and supports all staff members on projects as needed. Helping utilize the donor database, work with specific funds/programs, and assist with financials, Melissa is eager to help in all areas of the organization.
Melissa is a 2017 graduate of Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics and a minor in Business Administration. After graduation, she began working at Need2Know, a startup company based in New York City. In April 2018, Melissa followed her desire to work in the nonprofit field and joined the team at the Community Foundation.
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