Board of Directors and Committees

The board of directors is the guardian of an ever-growing permanent charitable endowment for our community to be used today, tomorrow, and forever.

Executive Committee

Theoria Cason

Theoria Cason

Board Chair

Dr. Theoria M. Cason is a corporate DEI practitioner, educator, and entrepreneur. In her role as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, she is responsible for the development and integration of Gulfstream’s global DEI strategy, which aims to hire and develop diverse talent, foster an inclusive work environment and ensure management accountability. Since she joined the company in February 2021, Dr. Cason has facilitated unconscious bias training for more than 450 company leaders and developed diversity and inclusion metrics for all the leadership development training curricula. Additionally, she managed the launch of Gulfstream’s first employee resource group for African American and Black employees and established a framework of policy and practices to systematize the expansion of future employee resource groups. Concurrent with her responsibilities at Gulfstream, she also serves as an E-Cornell Facilitator for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate program, and is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of her consulting firm, Theoria In Praxis, Inc.

Prior to her role at Gulfstream, Dr. Cason served as the inaugural Sr. Training and Education Consultant for the Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX at Cornell University. In this role, she created training and educational initiatives that focused on the prevention of sexual and related misconduct through the application of laws and policies that govern the institutional response to prohibited bias, discrimination, and harassment.

She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a master's degree in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University, and a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh.

Frank Kruppa

Frank Kruppa

Board Vice Chair, Financial Administration Committee

Frank Kruppa was appointed in 2011 as the Public Health Director of the Tompkins County Health Department in New York and added Mental Health Commissioner duties in 2015. Mr. Kruppa began his public health career in 2001 as an Environmental Specialist at the St. Lucie County Health Department in Florida. His career progressed through the ranks serving as a supervisor and Environmental Health Director until he was appointed Administrator of the Okeechobee County Health Department in Florida in 2008.

Mr. Kruppa has focused his public health work on preventing teen pregnancy, decreasing the incidence of tobacco use in youth and developing strong public health organizations. He has extensive emergency preparedness and response experience having served in the Incident Command Structure for 7 hurricanes.

Mr. Kruppa is a Past President of the New York State Association of County Health Officials and currently serves on their Board of Directors. He previously served as Chair of the Tompkins County Health Planning council and is currently on the Care Compass (DSRIP PPS) Board of Directors. He spent seven years on the Town of Danby Planning board with three serving as Chair.

Mr. Kruppa has a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Central Florida, a Master of Public Health degree from Albany University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Binghamton University.

Ian Harrop

Ian Harrop

Treasurer, Financial Administration Committee Chair

Ian Harrop works for Corning Incorporated as a Finance Director. He has been with Corning Inc. for more than 20 years and has held various Finance roles; including Operations Manager for Corning’s APAC Shared Service Center, located in China. As a member of Corning’s Finance Team, he works closely with colleagues across the globe, which helps him enhance his global perspective.

Ian spent his formative years in Guyana, and he unhesitatingly credits good fortune for being blessed with exceptional parents. He also acknowledges the roles excellent teachers and exemplary individuals played in helping him along the way; therefore, he is passionate about “paying it forward.” Ian holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the SUNY Geneseo, and a MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Jessica Custer-Bindel

Jessica Custer-Bindel

Secretary, Community Engagement Committee

Jessica is originally Ethiopian, Somalian, and Italian, and arrived to Ithaca in 2009 by way of Rome, Riyadh, Montclair, Barcelona, and New York City. Living in Ithaca has been, by far, her longest stay in one place. Jessica taught for 15 years, and currently works at the Child Development Council as the Infant & Toddler Specialist for Tompkins and Cortland counties, and as a Childcare Specialist for Tompkins county. Jessica enjoys working with children, and is passionate about issues relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly in childhood education.

Jessica has a Masters in Childhood Education, and New York State teaching certificates in Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education, E.S.L, and Italian. Prior to working at the Child Development Council, Jessica worked at Downtown Ithaca Children’s Center, ICSD, Community Nursery School, Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program, and Directed her own Spanish Through the Arts Program at GIAC through the Cornell Civic Leaders Fellowship. Jessica is an NLI grad, and finds that community work brings her joy. Jessica is a mother to two kind, imaginative, and sometimes mischievous children and lives in Fall Creek with her husband, David. Occasionally, you can find Jessica around town singing Bossa Nova with her band mate, Lynn Wiles, or sharing poetry at open mics.

Keith McCafferty

Keith McCafferty

Immediate Past Chair, Philanthropic Services & Community Relations Committee Chair

Keith McCafferty works at Legal Assistance of Western New York, a not-for-profit law firm with seven offices and 145 staff spread over a fourteen county area to provide free legal aid to low-income and other vulnerable people with civil legal problems.

He was previously counsel in the Trusts & Estates, Corporate, Real Estate, Tax and Elder Law practice areas at Hancock Estabrook. His legal practice concentrated in the areas of estate planning and corporate governance. Mr. McCafferty assisted individuals on issues related to estate planning, trusts, planning for the elderly and disabled, and estate and trust administration. Mr. McCafferty also advises tax-exempt organizations on diverse legal issues, including formations, taxation and tax-exempt issues, corporate governance, corporate restructurings, regulatory matters, and a variety of commercial ventures, contracts, and transactions.

Luis Manuel Charris

Community Engagement Committee Chair

Marybeth Tarzian

Marybeth Tarzian

Development Committee Chair

Marybeth has dedicated nearly 30 years of her career to fundraising and constituent engagement across the higher education spectrum. She has held various leadership roles, specializing in results-oriented collaboration that lead to meeting strategic objectives.

Marybeth joined the Cornell University Division of Alumni Affairs and Development in 1998, after having worked in fundraising capacities at Ithaca College and Philadelphia University. Her career at Cornell began as the director of the annual fund for the Cornell Law School and later the Johnson Graduate School of Management. In 2005 Marybeth became the assistant dean for alumni affairs and development in the College of Human Ecology (CHE). During her 12 year tenure at CHE, Marybeth led a successful comprehensive campaign to raise $95 million for the College. More recently Marybeth served as Associate Vice President for College and Units, overseeing 9 fundraising teams. In 2021 Marybeth reestablished her focus on working directly with donors and is now serving as a philanthropic liaison to Cornell supporters as a Major Gifts Officer.

Marybeth has lived in Ithaca for 33 years. She has been an active community volunteer serving as a board member for the Ithaca Voice, Child Development Council, Bryant Park Civic Association, the Belle Sherman PTA as well as serving as a committee member for the Planned Parenthood Development Committee and most recently, the Community Foundation Development Committee. She received her bachelor’s degree from Alfred University and her master’s degree from Ithaca College (both in communications). Marybeth and her husband, Rob Gearhart, live in the Belle Sherman neighborhood when they aren’t visiting their son, Wilson, in NYC (or spending a precious two weeks fulfilling their need to be near the ocean on Block Island).

Jumoke (Jum) Warritay

Jumoke (Jum) Warritay

Nominating & Governance Committee, Chair

Biography coming soon.








Board Members

Rob Brown

Rob Brown

Financial Administration Committee

Having transplanted from Illinois' farm country, Rob Brown has lived in Tompkins County -- mostly its rural Towns -- since the early 1990s. A human rights activist, environmental advocate, and "sucker for a good cause" Rob has been committed to volunteerism and work within the nonprofit sector for the majority of his/her/their life.

Currently the Director of Financial Operations for Finger Lakes ReUse, some of his other community commitments have included organizing with and representing workers mistreated by employers; helping provide free care and accessible health education to people without health insurance; providing financial health services and supporting entrepreneurial development with economically marginalized communities; and advocating for ecologically sustainable agriculture. Outside administration and finance, Rob's professional life has spanned bicycle mechanics, clinical herbalism, fund-raising, landscaping, business consulting, and waste hauling.

Rob believes that community institutions must be accountable and responsive to the people they serve, and that building a genuinely equitable future is the most important work one can do.


Jessye Cohen-Filipic

Development Committee

Jessye Cohen-Filipic is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor at Ithaca College. In addition to her academic work, she currently oversees behavioral health services at REACH, where the organization has integrated BH services in their harm reduction health equity medical practice. She has specialized training in evidence-based therapies to individuals with PTSD, substance use disorders, and complex medical issues, and she provides training in motivational interviewing, recovery coaching, harm reduction in behavioral health, working with LGBTQ clients, and integrated primary care. Jessye is passionate about equitable access to compassionate and competent behavioral health services and is committed to working towards changing systems to be trauma-responsive.

In addition to her professional work, Jessye has viewed systemic problems through the lens of a foster parent for the past 10 years. Jessye has been involved in mental illness stigma busting since she was 16 and involved in disability rights advocacy in recent years.

Jessye has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University, a master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and Women’s Studies from Smith College.

Stamie Despo

Stamie Despo

Development Committee

Stamie is currently the Executive Director for Leadership Annual Giving, Annual Giving Programs, at Cornell University.

Stamie brings over 20 years of experience in philanthropy, most recently serving as the Executive Director of Susan G. Komen spanning 13 counties in the greater Charlotte, NC, area. She was honored as a 2019 nominee for the Charlotte Athena Leadership Award for Service for engaging women donors and advocating for health disparities. Stamie’s focus in philanthropy is engaging donors in a meaningful and authentic way, creating a culture of philanthropy, building relationships and providing visionary leadership.

Prior to Komen, Stamie served as Director of Alumni Relations for the William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She was also the founder, treasurer and trustee of a nonprofit that provided art therapy to children with cancer. This foundation awarded grants to health care institutions on the Eastern coast and eventually created an endowment at Massachusetts General Hospital. Stamie continues to participate in an advisory role for the endowment’s annual giving campaign.

Stamie holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics, Cum Laude, from Smith College, a Masters in Teaching degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Monmouth University, a Non-Profit Management Certificate from Duke University, and an Event Planning Certificate from UNC Charlotte.

Stamie lives in Ithaca with her husband, Aris, who works with Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing. They both enjoy exploring the region’s surrounding communities and Cayuga Lake via kayaking and boating. They have two sons, Alexander and Orion.

Robin Dubovi

Community Engagement Committee

Robin Dubovi has lived in Ithaca since 1982, where she raised two daughters, worked, and volunteered throughout the community. She holds a Masters in Social Work and a Masters in Health Services Administration. As a licensed clinical social worker, Robin spent her career utilizing a strengths-based and collaborative approach across a diverse range of medical, community, and higher education settings. Earlier in her career, she had the opportunity to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams supporting individuals and families at medical centers in both urban and rural areas.

Once in Ithaca, Robin served as the Director of Family Services at what is now called Racker, coordinated several community-focused programs at Catholic Charities, and worked as a Student Accessibility Specialist at Ithaca College. Robin was one of the founders of the Family Resource Coalition, promoting collaborative work to support children and families. She was a longtime facilitator of the Family Development Credential (FDC) program, which equips frontline workers and agency leaders with skills and competencies to empower families to capitalize on their strengths to meet their goals.

Robin has been a Board member with the Vitamin L Chorus, the Center for Transformative Action, the Ithaca Reform Temple, and Love Living at Home (for which she served on the original steering committee). She has served on the Community Foundation's Community Engagement Committee and participated in three grant review cycles. Robin enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, trying many new endeavors, and enjoying all that the Ithaca area has to offer.

Linda Gasser

Linda Gasser

Community Engagement Committee

Linda has lived in Ithaca since 1981 and retired from a 42-year career working in higher education and outside as an administrator, faculty member, staff person, consultant, trainer, and executive coach. She has designed and provided trainings, workshops, executive education, and undergraduate & graduate level courses to students, faculty, administrators, business leaders, for profit & not-for-profit organizations, and other groups on a wide range of topics for professional, career, and organizational development. Her particular interests include organizational development and change, leadership and management development, personal and career development, emotional intelligence, diversity and cross-cultural awareness, strategic planning, executive coaching, and interpersonal dynamics. She has degrees from Grinnell College, Indiana University, and Cornell-ILR.

After working and traveling extensively abroad in Central/Eastern Europe and elsewhere (to 65 countries and all 7 continents), she also has substantive cross-cultural experience. She still teaches a career development class and engages with foreign scholar exchanges at Cornell and also teaches in a leadership development program in Central Europe for NGO leaders who are trying to further democratize their countries-something she finds very rewarding. Linda has a wonderful extended step-family that includes 10 grandchildren created from her marriage to husband, Lenny Nissenson, who has 2 children still living in Ithaca and one other and 3 stepchildren in other states. Together, they enjoy family, nature, cooking, theatre, mystical subjects, reading, helping others, and living in Ithaca! Linda is looking forward to learning more deeply about people & issues in Ithaca & collaborating in creative ways to extend the reach of the Foundation.

Terrance King

Nominating & Governance Committee

Carol Mallison

Carol Mallison

Community Engagement Committee

Carol Mallison arrived in Ithaca in 1982 on the weekend of the Ithaca Festival. The bulk of her career has been spent in affordable housing while working as a Section 8 Rental Assistance Manager, Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services Rental Manager, and as the Executive Director of McGraw House from which she retired after 23 years in 2019. A lifelong member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), and former Talking Circles participant, Mallison has served on boards of directors of a variety of community organizations, and spent many hours volunteering on their projects, including the Ithaca Festival, Cayuga Waterfront Trail, Sister Friends, Cayuga Trails Club, Diversity Consortium of TC, Landlords Association of TC, Ithaca’s Public Art Commission, Gadabout, COFA, the United Way fund review committee, Social Service League, Newfields of Fun Playground and Cayuga Nature Ctr. Treetops builds, and the Newfield Food Pantry. Mallison looks forward to serving the community from a new perspective through the Community Foundation.

Mudit Nopany

Mudit Nopany

Financial Administration Committee

Biography coming soon.








Tom O'Toole

Community Engagement Committee

Thomas O’Toole is Executive Director of Master of Public Administration (MPA) Programs at Cornell University’s Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. His portfolio includes monitoring the strategic direction of Cornell’s two-year residential MPA Program , an 18-month Executive MPA Program, and providing ongoing oversight to ensure achievement of the Program’s educational and professional missions. A public affairs educator for over twenty years, Tom teaches graduate courses at Cornell on Public Administration, Comparative Public Administration, and Strategic Planning.

His previous Board experience includes positions on the Board of Bosnia Initiatives for Local Development (BILD) and AguaClara. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Sawa Sawa Network, an organization that harnesses the power of digital media and emerging technologies to build peace and community in South Sudan and its diaspora.

At Cornell, Tom serves as Advisor to the Cornell Public Affairs Society (CPAS) and the Cornell Policy Review. He earned his BA in International Relations from Bucknell University and his MPA, MA, and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell. He is a 2015 recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Professor Service.

Tom lives in Ithaca with his wife Jennifer, an Economic Development Planner for the City of Ithaca, and his four children.

Courtney Owens

Women’s Fund

A native of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Courtney Owens serves as an Assistant Director for the Dean of Students, Student and Campus Life at Cornell University. She holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership & Development from Western Kentucky University. As a higher education professional, Courtney focuses on institutional retention and success, leadership development, and seeks to enhance local strategic partnerships within Greater Ithaca. Within her role at the university, Courtney is responsible for allocating donor relative funds, deepening existing relationships between internal and external stakeholders, and provides equitable access for Ithaca residents to promote sustainable qualities of life. In addition, Courtney specializes in designing educational DEI Leadership trainings that influence future leaders for a better tomorrow.

Julia Ressler

Philanthropic Services & Community Relations Committee

Julia Ressler (she/her) works on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team at Cayuga Health as the Manager for Community Health and Engagement. In this role, she is working to expand organizational efforts to meet community health needs and advance health equity through community-centered solutions. She co-chairs the Cayuga Health Data Governance Committee for Health and Organizational Equity and coordinates the Rural Health Equity Training Collaborative.

Julia holds Master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Health from Temple University. She has lived and worked in and around Philadelphia, PA for most of her professional career in a variety of settings, including healthcare organizations, non-profits, and public agencies. She has had a broad range of experience in the areas of child development, mental health, overdose prevention, LGBTQ+ health and gender affirming care, trauma-informed care, and community health education. She moved to Ithaca about three years ago after ignoring TLC’s advice and chasing the waterfalls. Since then, she has been inspired by local changemakers and is thrilled to be a part of this Board and work in collaboration toward an equitably healthy and thriving community.

Richard Rivera

Richard Rivera

Community Engagement Committee

Richard Rivera is the Associate Director of Cornell’s Prison Education Program. He is also the Outreach and Reentry Coordinator for Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (“OAR”) of Tompkins County. Richard is also an ethnographic researcher looking at the intersectionalities of mental health, substance use, and homelessness in Ithaca’s homeless encampments commonly referred to as “The Jungle.” A social justice advocate, Richard has published scholarly articles and has appeared on several panels covering such issues as the traumatic effects of serialized parole denials to pandemics and carceral environments.

Peyi Soyinka-Airewele

Peyi Soyinka-Airewele

Philanthropic Services & Community Relations Committee

Biography coming soon.








Pamela Tan

Nominating & Governance Committee

Pamela Tan (she/her) is the Deputy Director of Admissions at Cornell University. Her higher education experience includes serving as: the Director of Admissions of Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; a member on the Committee for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa with the Council of International Schools; a director at The College Board; and co-chair of the Association of Black Admissions and Financial Aid Officers of the Ivy League and Sister Schools.

Pamela grew up in south Florida by way of the Philippines, and she and her family (husband Chris and son Sam) have been Tompkins County residents for over a decade. She has served on the board of directors for The African Seed Access Index (TASAI) and the WRFI community radio station and is a volunteer for the Ithaca Youth Hockey Association and the Ithaca High School Varsity Ice Hockey Boosters.

Derek Thompson

Financial Administration Committee

Derek Thompson was born and raised in the Hudson Valley, and recently relocated to Ithaca when he accepted his current role as Vice President of Consumer Lending for CFCU Community Credit Union. Prior to relocating to Tompkins County, Derek spent 13 years with his hometown credit union in Poughkeepsie, NY. He has held positions as a Financial Advisor, Branch Management and Consumer Lending Management. Working for local community credit unions has also afforded him the opportunity to contribute to the wellness of the communities in which he lives. Derek received his B.S. in Finance from SUNY New Paltz.

Reginald White

Reginald White

Development Committee

Reginald H. White is the Senior Director, Human Resources for the Research Division at Cornell University. In this role, he manages the delivery of human resources services for the division and the research centers that report to the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. He is also responsible for the Research Communications function which helps to tell the stories of Cornell researchers. Reginald is a strategic partner to the Vice President and in that role helps to influence the future of research at the university. In addition, he serves as an executive coach to faculty and staff and conducts presentations across campus on Leadership and Diversity and Inclusion. He has spent a significant portion of his career focused on designing strategies and programs to create more equitable communities.

Reginald also serves as the Chair for the Men of Color Colleague Network Group.

Prior to returning to Cornell, he was President of a consulting firm, Toran Enterprises, LLC that specialized in executive coaching, diversity and leadership development. In this role, he has traveled extensively and facilitated sessions in South Africa, Amsterdam and London. Prior to that he was at Merrill Lynch as Vice President, Divisional Marketing Manager. Before joining Merrill Lynch, he spent a number of years at Fidelity Investments in various roles including Vice President, Marketing, Internal Management Consultant and Vice President, Human Resources.

Reginald is an active Cornell Alum who has served as Past President, Human Ecology Alumni Board and Cornell Council, He currently serves as a member of Mosaic at Large and the University Board of Trustees. He received his B.S. in Psychology at Cornell University and his Executive M.B.A. at Boston University.

Angela Zhang

Philanthropic Services & Community Relations Committee

Angela works as a web designer and product manager at Wordsmyth LLC, an educational software company located in Ithaca NY. She graduated from China Agricultural University in 1997 with a bachelor degree of Food Science & Engineering. While search for a career path, she explored and acquired a wide range of job experiences, from salesperson in a food company, to project manager for an advertiser, to teaching English in a community college in Beijing, China. In 2010, she came to Ithaca, enrolled in a non-degree program at Cornell. Her interests in community engagement led her to serve on GreenStar Co-op Council, and then serve on the board of the First Unitarian Society in Ithaca.

During the COVID years, Angela has developed interests and skills in gardening and watercolor painting, as well as raising awareness of civic ecology.

Celebrating Board Members and Community Volunteers Service on Our Committees

2023 COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BOARD COMMITTEES (information, subject to change)

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
3rd Wednesdays at 4pm
Luis Manuel Charris, Chair
Jessica Custer-Bindel
Robin Dubovi
Linda Gasser
Carol Mallison
Richard Rivera
Tom O’Toole

Community Members:
Sara Knobel *ON LEAVE*
(Open to new members, contact Gloria Coicou)

DEVELOPMENT
1st Mondays at 5pm
Marybeth Tarzian (Chair)
Theoria Cason
Jessye Cohen Filipic
Stamie Despo
Reginald White

Community Members:
Janice Conrad
Lisken Cordes
Alan Mathios
Jim Mazza
Lynn Swain
(Open to new members, contact Nancy Massicci)

FINANCIAL ADMINSTRATION
4th Wednesdays at 5pm
Ian Harrop (Chair)
Rob Brown
Frank Kruppa
Mudit Nopany
Derek Thompson

Johnson Board Fellows:
TBA 3 new members in November 2022

Community Members:
Phil McPheron
Steve Pope
Helen Saunders
(Open to new members, contact George Ferrari)

NOMINATING AND GOVERNANCE
4th Mondays at 5pm
Jum Warritay (Chair)
Pamela Tan
Terrance King

Community Members:
Christine Barksdale
Natasha Thompson

PHILANTHROPIC SERVICES & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
2nd Fridays at 12:15pm
Keith McCafferty, Chair
Terrance King
Julia Ressler
Peyi Soyinka-Airewele
Angela Zhang

Community Members:
Arhlene Flowers
Mario Gonzalez
Phil McPheron
Rita Melen
(Open to new members, contact Amy LeViere)

EXECUTIVE (officers and cmte chairs)
1st Tuesdays at 5pm

Theoria Cason
Luis Manuel Charris
Frank Kruppa
Ian Harrop
Jessica Custer-Bindel
Marybeth Tarzian
Jum Warritay

Ex Officio
Keith McCafferty

2023 FIELD OF INTEREST
ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Women’s Fund Advisory
2nd Tuesdays at 4pm

Board Liaison
Courtney Owens

Community Members:
Pamela Bleiwas (Secretary)
Aly Evans
Melissa Gallison
Tierra Labrada
Alice Moore
Stacey Murphy
Sheila Squier (Chair)

Gratitude for Board Emeriti

Since 2000 many volunteers have contributed their time and expertise to guide our work and we acknowledge them with gratitude for tireless service.

Josephine Allen
Rick Banks
Christine Barksdale
Jacki Barr
Beverly Baker
Fred Ballantyne
John Bailey
Donald Barber
Mary Berens
Percy Browning*
Max Brown
Tommy Bruce*
Penny Boynton
Sahara Byrne
Travena L. Byrd
David Call
Michael C. Cannon
Samantha Castillo-Davis
Luis Manuel Charris
Eric Clay, PhD
Tom Colbert
Fabina Colon
Janice Conrad
Caroline Cox
Bill Currie
Kristin Dade
Paula Davis
Fernando de Aragon
Sandy Dhimitri
Jeff Dobbin
Mary Pat Dolan
Clover Drinkwater
Randy Ehrenberg*
Nicole Eversley Bradwell
Ross Feldman
Marcie Finlay
Francille M. Firebaugh*
Jennifer Gabriel
Greg Garvan
Mariette Geldenhuys*
Jean Gortzig*#
Brad Grainger
Matthew Green
Wendy Hankle
Eldred Harris
Robert L. Harris, Jr.
Howard Hartnett#
Janet Hawkes
Margaret A. Hendricks*, Board Chair and Executive Director Emerita
Damayanthi (Dammi) Herath
Carman Hill#
John Moss Hinchcliff*
Mary Beth Holub
Anthony Hopson
Theodore Hullar
Joanne James
Bob Jewell
Sara Knobel
John Krout
Eric Lerner
Laurie Linn
Tim Little
Ken McClane
Mary MacAusland
Linda Madeo*
Ann Martin
Robin Masson*
Alan Mathios*
Jim Mazza
Diane McDonough
Philip McPheron
Nelson Mead
Liebe Meier Swain
Mimi Melegrito-Palmer
Nina Miller
Risa Mish, JD
Alice Moore
Ed Morton
Bill Murphy
Susan Murphy*
Bill Myers
Megan Omohundro
Rick Page
Ron Poole
Stephen Pope
Nancy Potter
Ben Renberg
George Ridenour#
Michelle Rios-Dominguez
Frank Robinson, PhD
John Rogers
Kim Rothman
Steve Ruoff
Jake Ryan#
Basil Safi
Vilma-Santiago-Irizarry
Mickie Sanders-Jauquet
Helen Saunders
Eric Schillinger
Diane Shafer
Caitlin Schryver
Anne Shelton
Kevin Shreve
Khandikile Sokoni
David Squires
Neal Stamp#
Lynn Swain
Carol Terrizzi
Natasha Thompson
Tom Torello
Carol Travis
Jeffrey B. True, Executive Director Emeritus
Sally True
Lucia Tyler
Paul Velleman
Linda Wagenet
Julie Waters
Baruch Whitehead
Stephanie Wiles
Amy Yale Loehr
Gene Yarussi

* former board chair
# deceased

Incorporating Directors
Jeff Furman
Howard P. Hartnett#
William Myers
John Semmler#
Diane Shafer
Bob Swieringa

quote Community Foundation Donor Advisor

When you engage with the community, you learn how much more there is to be done.