Board of Trustees

The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley is governed by a Board of Trustees that includes local leaders in business, philanthropy and our community. Each is dedicated to ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organization, while targeting meaningful investments to meet the needs of the community. In addition, the Foundations is supported by local advisory boards in Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster counties. To see a list of former trustees, please click here.

Officers

Chair
Chip Simon, CFP
Taconic Advisors, Inc.

First Vice Chair and Chair, Finance
Brenda K. Santoro, CPA
Prager Metis CPAs

Secretary
Eleanor Charwat
Community Volunteer​

 

Trustees

Aziz M. Ahsan, Esq.
Ahsan & Associates, PLLC

Darrelyn A. Brennan CFP
Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.

Michael Cannon
The Walker/Gaffney Group - Morgan Stanley
Yu-Shin Chen
Dunkin' Donuts Franchise Owner

Robert J. Cotter
Community Volunteer​

Charles A. Freni Jr.
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation
 
Kevin Hamilton
NuEnergen

Ashley Knox, MPS
Go Beyond Greatness, Inc.
 
Wesley J. Lee
SUNY Dutchess

Cora M. Mallory-Davis
Community Volunteer

Melissa A. Manna-Williams, Esq.
Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP

Edward L. McCormick
McCormick Management

Thomas J. Murphy
M&T Bank
 
Nathaniel S. Prentice
Prentice Investment Management, LLC

Rebecca Reynolds, CPA
RBT CPA

Anita Rice
Educator

Myrna Sameth
Community Volunteer

Steven R. Tinkelman, AIA
Tinkelman Architecture
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