New Directors for 2014 are as follows:
Wayne Martin, CPA has been a partner with Goldstein, Karlewicz & Goldstein, LLP for over 13 years, and relies on 29 years of public accounting experience. Wayne received his Bachelor of Arts degree from William Paterson College after four years of service in the US Navy. He is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the New York and New Jersey State Societies of Certified Public Accountants. Wayne is active in The Professional Advisors Committee for Orange and Sullivan Community, Associate Treasurer of the Big Brother Big Sisters of Orange County, and the Florida Union Free School District Audit Committee and an active member of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce Consultant’s Committee.
Maggie Smith is the President & CEO of First Federal Savings of Middletown. A Certified Public Accountant, she is a Tribute to Women Honoree and a graduate of Leadership Orange. Maggie is very active in the affairs of the community. Currently, she is a trustee and Board Secretary of the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. She has served as a board member of various organizations including the YMCA of Middletown, the Orange County Citizens Foundation, Leadership Orange, the Orange County Land Trust, and the Rotary Club of Middletown.
Other Directors of the Foundation include:
Derrik Wynkoop, Chairman (Walden Savings Bank), William J. Bratton, Jr., Vice-Chair, Finance (Focus Media), Dorothy Fein, Vice-Chair, Development Orange County (Community Volunteer), Timothy S. McCausland, Esq., Vice-Chair, Development Sullivan County (Orange County Trust Company), Jack Berkowitz, CPA, Treasurer (Jack Berkowitz CPA), Michael Bonura, Assistant Treasurer (Bonura Hospitality Group), Josh Sommers, Vice-Chair, Distribution (Focus Media), Kathy Fitzgerald, Secretary (Community Volunteer), Christopher Corallo (Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union), John M. Davies (Riverside Bank), Eric Fuentes (Orange & Rockland Utilities), Philip Guarnieri (Empire State Bank), Gerald N. Jacobowitz, Esq. (Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP), Dr. Michelle A. Koury (Crystal Run Healthcare) Susan D. Najork (Community Volunteer), Bonnie Orr, CPA (Judelson, Giordano & Siegel) Andrew Pavloff (Knack, Pavloff & Company, LLP), Richard Shapiro, Esq. (Blustein, Shapiro & Rich, LLP) Gerald J. Skoda (Skoda Enterprises, Inc.), RJ Smith (Real Estate Solutions), Joe Vanderhoof (Times Herald-Record), Todd Whitney (Elant, Inc.), Dr. Michele Winchester-Vega (Kidz 4 Causes Fund), and Wayne Zanetti (Jeff Bank).
The primary goal of the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life by offering uniquely personal service, local knowledge and professional investment and grantmaking expertise that help donors make a lasting difference through their giving. “We achieve this goal with the help of a large volunteer support system of Board members and working committees. Board members are selected because their professional and volunteer spheres of influence are compatible with the needs of the Foundation,” said Board Chairman Derrik Wynkoop. “We are extremely fortunate to have many community-minded citizens lend us their talents in cultivating and managing charitable endowment funds that will benefit our communities forever,” added Karen VanHouten Minogue, President and CEO.
To learn more about the Community Foundation call 769-9393 or visit www.cfoc-ny.org.