Our Trustees

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Our Board of Trustees is made up of effective, generous community leaders who have been selected for their wisdom and experience. They develop the vision for growth and sustainability, invest and administer Foundation funds, and oversee the activities of the Community Response Grants Committee, Finance Committee, Investment Committee, and Development and Marketing Committee, so that Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley can flourish.

Board of Trustees


Arthur R. Upright

Vice Chair – Audit 
Sheila E. Scott, CPA
Passikoff & Scott, CPA's

Vice Chair - Development
Kimberley S. Williams
Williams Lumber & Home Centers

Vice Chair – Finance & Treasurer
William A Brenner, CPA
Citrin Cooperman

Vice Chair – Investments
Steven Tinkelman
Tinkelman Architecture

Vice Chair - Governance and Assistant Secretary
Ann Chambers Meagher

Vice Chair - Grants
Jeffrey Wood
Ulster Savings Bank

Vice Chair – Dutchess
Charles A. Freni
Central Hudson

Vice Chair – Putnam
Nathaniel S. Prentice
Altium Wealth Management

Vice Chair – Ulster
Thomas J. Murphy
M&T Bank

Peter Krulewitch
Kingston Investors



Sandy Arteaga
Mike Arteaga's Health & Fitness Center

Ellen L. Baker, Esq.
McCabe & Mack LLP

Peter J. Brent
Brent Financial Group LLC

Eleanor Charwat
Community Volunteer

Yu-Shin Chen
Dunkin' Donuts Franchise Owner

James F. Davenport
Rondout Savings Bank

Cora Mallory-Davis
Community Volunteer

Arthur L. Gellert, Esq.
Gellert, Klein & MacLeod, LLP

Kevin Hamilton

Ken Kearney
The Kearney Realty & Development Group

Darlene L. Pfeiffer
Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise Owner

Brenda K. Santoro, CPA
D'Arcangelo & Co., LLP

Chip Simon
Taconic Advisors, Inc.