ADO – Board and Committee Members 2013-2014

The nominating slate of officers and chairmen/chairwomen for the two year term from 2012 to 2014 was approved by the ADO Board on May 24. Congratulations to all and many thanks to everyone who volunteers to make ADO such a great place for all to learn and advocate for philanthropy in the Hudson Valley!

Board Title Name Work Phone Cell Number Affiliation
President Fran Higgins 914-495-4536 914-309-2101 ARC of Westchester Foundation
Vice President; Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Co-Chair Grace Ferri 914-632-2804 x1190 914-774-7172 United Hebrew of New Rochelle
Secretary Julie Sootin 914-421-5050 914-329-4798 Westchester Children's Museum
Treasurer Alyzza Ozer 914-525-8465 914-525-8465 United Way of Westchester & Putnam
Membership Chair Nancy Mathiasen 914-548-8539 914-548-8539 Mathiasen Associates
Communications Chair Lisa Dashman 914-617-4042 914-271-9499-H Friends of Karen
Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Co-Chair David Ringler, CAP®, CRPC® 914-225-6907 917-612-8646 Morgan Stanley
Scholarship Chair Brian Skanes 914-666-8069 914-420-3165 Boys & Girls Club of No. Westchester
Immediate Past President Paula Barbag, CFRE 914-238-2199 914-803-2404 Consulting for a Cause LLC
Ask the Funders Chair Diane Anderson   914-751-9764 Community Leader
Fundraising Chair Lydia Howie 914-248-1112 914-659-5048-C
Howie Marketing and Consulting


Committee Chairs

Peer to Peer Chair Gwen Salmo 914-617-4051 914-263-2595 Friends of Karen
ADO/SUNY Purchase Program Chair Patti Staffiero 914-422-1378   White Plains Youth Bureau
Professional Advancement Chair Molly Gibeau-Griffin 914-747-3080   Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
Workforce Development Program and Chair Claudia Slater 914-968-4717   Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc.
PR Chair TBA      
Newsletter Chair TBA      
Website Chair Audrey Brooks 914-345-5900 x 7512 914-582-7816 The Mental Health Association of Westchester
Social Networking Chair Jill Gold 914-997-0579 914-980-6365   
Ask the Experts Breakfast Chair TBA      
Meet the Funders Chair Diane Anderson   914-751-9764 Community Leader
Nominating Chair Paula Barbag 914-238-2199 914-803-2404 Consulting for a Cause LLC

Philanthropy Awards Committee Members

Board Member; Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Co-Chair David Ringler
CAP®, CRPC®
914-225-6907 917-612-8646 Morgan Stanley
Vice President; Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Co-Chair Grace Ferri 914-632-2804 x1190 914-774-7172 United Hebrew of New Rochelle
President Fran Higgins 914-495-4536 914-309-2101 ARC of Westchester Foundation
Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Kurt Kannemeyer 914-648-0817   St. Christopher’s
Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Frankie Shahar 646-942-8654 646 942-8654  
  Diane Anderson 914-751-9764    
  Paula Barbag, CFRE 914-238-2199   Consulting for a Cause LLC
  Claudia Slater 914-968-4717   Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc.
  Sylvia Spitalnick     American Heart Association

Professional Advancement Members

Professional Advancement Molly Gibeau-Griffin 914-747-3080   Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
President Fran Higgins 914-495-4536 914-309-2101 ARC of Westchester Foundation
Vice President; Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Co-Chair Grace Ferri 914-632-2804 x1190 914-774-7172 United Hebrew of New Rochelle

ADO-SUNY Purchase Members

ADO/SUNY Purchase Program Chair Patti Staffiero 914-422-1378   White Plains Youth Bureau
ADO-SUNY Purchase Program Betsy Bush 914-722-2163 914-722-2163 Mathiasen Associates, LLC

Membership Committee Members

Membership Chair Nancy Mathiasen 914-548-8539 914-548-8539 Mathiasen Associates
Membership Committee Penny Cozza 914-967-6363 x 201   Rye YMCA
  Gaye Cratty 914-968-4854 x254   Ferncliff Manor
  Jill Gold 914-997-0579 914-980-6365   
  Bill Kaung 914-761-4338   OCA-Westchester & Hudson Valley
  Laura Newman 914-761-0600 x219   Westchester Jewish Community Services
  Susan Sapiro      
  Frankie Shahar 646-942-8654    
  Patti Staffiero 914-422-1378   White Plains Youth Bureau

Administration

Executive Director Joyce Schriebman 415-531-0985    



Co-Founder & President:
Peter Gallagher

Past Presidents:
1980-82
Richard Kennedy, American Red Cross

1982-87
Peter Gallagher, Marymount College

1987- 89
Mary Ann Winters, School of the Holy Child

1989-1991
Jodi Horton, St. Joseph’s Medical Center

1991-1993
Judith Arner Brown, Causeworth

1993 - 1994
Nancy Mathiasen, Concordia College

1994-1995
Nancy Mathiasen, US Merchant Marine Academy Foundation
Sandy Matthews Oxx, Hudson River Museum

1995-1996
Nancy Mathiasen, US Merchant Marine Academy Foundation

1996-1997
Carol Gerstein, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Nancy Mathiasen, College of Mount Saint Vincent

1997-1998
Carol Gerstein, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Beryl Hay, United Way of Westchester and Putnam

1998-1999
Beryl Hay, United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Katrinka Walter, Franciscan Friar

1999-2000
Susan Auslander, "Carpe Diem"
Pat Braja, United Way of Westchester and Putnam

2000-2001
Pat Braja, Northern Westchester Center for the Arts
Rick Boynton, Scenic Hudson

2001-2002
Pat Braja, Northern Westchester Center for the Arts
Pat Nicolais, Lighthouse

2002-2003
Shawn Cribari, Ossining Children’s Center
Pat Nicolais, Lighthouse

2003-2004
Shawn Cribari, Ossining Children’s Center
Diana Campos, Food-Patch

2004-05
Lydia Howie, Grant Marketing Solutions

2005-06
Lydia Howie, Grant Marketing Solutions
Sue Cole, Cole Communications

2006-07
Sue Cole, Cole Communications
Linda Karesh, Directional Training Assoc.

2007-08
Linda Karesh, Directional Training Assoc.
Diane Tabakman, The People Strategy Co.

2008-09
Diane Tabakman, The People Strategy Company
Alison Paul, Alison Paul Grantwriting & Consulting

2009-10
Alison Paul, Alison Paul Grantwriting & Consulting
Toni Boelsen, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

2010-11
Toni Boelsen, New Rochelle Humane Society
Lucille Geraci-Miranda, Dominican Sisters Family Health Service

2011-12
Lucille Geraci-Miranda, Dominican Sisters Family Health Service
Paula Barbag, Richmond Community Services

2012 – 13
Paula Barbag, Richmond Community Services
Deborah Wilson, Family Services of Westchester

2013-14
Fran Higgins, Westchester ARC

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