Stacey Muller is the Director of Finance and Operations of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. As the Director of Finance, Stacey is responsible for all the accounting and reporting for 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 payroll, and many other office needs. Stacey is an Orange County native with a strong background in bookkeeping practices and accounting principles. Stacey is a 1992 graduate of Orange County Community College with an AAS Degree in Business Management. After working in the construction field for over 20 years, Stacey joined the Community Foundation in 2007 and has become quite adept using the foundations newest software Community Suite (CSuite) that the Foundation utilizes for the allocation and accounting of all our funds. Stacey currently resides in Maybrook with her husband Kenneth Muller.
As CFOS’s Director of Development, Megan Matthews enhances the overall fund development and fundraising efforts of the Foundation. Her responsibilities include donor cultivation and solicitation, relationship building with professional advisors and spearheading a planned giving program to grow current and future assets. Megan formerly held the role of Chief Operating Officer at the Orange County Partnership. She brings 17 years of experience in sales, marketing, management, and event planning experience to the role. Megan’s previous experience as an account executive in the marketing industry developed her understanding of the value of relationships. She excels in the cultivation and strengthening of ties with new and existing community partners and donors. Megan earned a bachelor’s degree in international business from Susquehanna University and is a 2022 Leadership Orange graduate. Megan has travelled extensively, and lived for a time in Sydney, Australia. She currently resides in the town of Goshen with her husband and two children.
Nicole Feller Lee shares the good news about CFOS. She is the wordsmith and creative vision behind the Foundation’s annual report, Giving Matters newsletters, and informational videos as well as other branding and external communications. Previously, Nicole was a vice president at Focus Media in Goshen, N.Y. The Founder and Executive Director of The Corinne Feller Memorial Fund created in memory of her sister, Corinne Feller, Nicole successfully promotes events, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for ovarian cancer awareness, research and quality of life initiatives. The fund was the first to be administered by CFOS. A former television journalist, Nicole worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at stations throughout the Hudson Valley and earned a Cable Ace Award for journalistic excellence. Additionally, Access Supports for Living awarded her with its Heart of Gold Community Service Award. Nicole is a certified library media specialist and an expert researcher with extensive knowledge in the field of education. She holds a master’s degree from Long Island University, a bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University and is a 2022 Leadership Orange graduate. Nicole and her husband, Rob, have two sons, Cory and Holden.
Lisa Mitchell is the Programs & Donor Services Coordinator at the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation’s extensive scholarship and grant programs are managed by Lisa. From building applications to awarding funds to students/nonprofits, she is the point of contact for any donor requests regarding outgoing funds. Lisa also works with special projects/programs, establishing connections between donors and nonprofits, and any other areas as needed. Lisa joined CFOS with more than a decade of broad-based experience in program coordination, customer service, revenue growth, and operations management. Her most recent role was as the assistant manager and fitness trainer at Curves Health & Fitness Club. A Zumba enthusiast, she hosted a successful fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, a cause near and dear to her heart. Lisa recently graduated Cum Laude from SUNY New Paltz with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communications. While earning her Applied Associates degree in Science at SUNY Orange, Lisa was awarded a Certificate of Merit for outstanding academic achievement in AAS Marketing. A Bronx native, she currently calls the town of Monroe her home.
Andréa Bedrosian is the Administrative Assistant at the Community Foundation. She is the glue that connects the other roles in the office and facilitates the duties of the team through various avenues. The administrative role is rooted in record keeping and organization, directing meeting logistics, and general fund maintenance. Andréa is a 2022 Siena College graduate with a multifaceted degree in Psychology, Writing & Communication, and Criminal Justice. Outside the classroom, she held leadership roles on numerous committees in her extracurricular activities. Her familiarity with the non-profit sector stems from a long history of service with the American Cancer Society. Further, she joins us from previous work with the Orange County Department of Health where she contributed to the fight against COVID-19. In addition to her other duties at CFOS, she serves as the first friendly face or voice to welcome visitors and callers! Andréa is a Hudson Valley native and currently resides in the Town of Wallkill.