Leadership

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region’s Board of Directors is representative of our community’s rich business, civic, and cultural diversity. With a demonstrated commitment to philanthropic endeavors, Board members inspire the Foundation’s success in strategic grantmaking, philanthropic services, and community leadership. The Board establishes policies, organization-wide priorities, and program strategies, and ensures operational integrity and financial accountability.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

 

 

 

Chair

Kevin M. O’Bryan

Community Leader

 

 

 

 

First Vice Chair

Mark Eagan

Capital Region Chamber

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary

Jan Smith

Castle Rock Ranch Group, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

Treasurer

Alicia D. Lasch

Foy Family Advised Fund

 

 

 

 

Immediate Past Chair

Susan C. Picotte, Esq.

Cooper Erving & Savage, LLP

Susan and William Picotte Fund

 

 

 

Directors

 

 

Christopher Cimijotti, CPA

Marvin and Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virginia C. Gregg

Retired Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert T. Hennes, CFP

Hugh Johnson Advisors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hyacinth Mason, Ph.D.

Albany Medical College

Olga Seme Stain Memorial Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Murray C. Massry

Tri City Rentals

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eileen McLoughlin

State University of New York System Administration

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victor A. Oberting III

The Herzog Law Firm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chet Opalka

Community Leader

Opalka Family Donor Advised Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Robert S. Reynolds, Esq.

Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna

 

 

 

 

 

 

G. Neil Roberts

Health Care Consultant

 

 

 

 

 

 

John W. Rodat

Public Signals, LLC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann M. Sharpe, Esq.

Ballston Spa National Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

James A. Sidford, RHU, ChHC

Austin & Co., Inc., an Alera Group Company, LLC.

Sidford Family Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Frank M. Slingerland

The Freddie Institute

 

 

 

 

Geographic Fund Liaisons

 

 

 

Jessica Backer Brand, Esq.

Bethlehem Central Community Foundation

 

 

 

 

LeeAnn Mandrillo, Niskayuna Community Foundation

Directors Emeritus

 

 

 

 

Matthew Bender IV

Bender Family Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phoebe Powell Bender

Bender Family Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marvin A. Freedman

Marvin and Sharon Freedman Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Linell Glaser, Ed.D.

Community/Land Preservation & Planning Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Hoehn

Hoehn Family Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Hohenberg

Paul and Alane Hohenberg Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles M. Liddle III

Charles M. Liddle III & Nancy H. Liddle Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

A.C. Riley

Almeda C. Riley Fund for Saratoga County

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ellen Sax

Sax-Greene Family Fund