Community Involvement

David L. Posner

  • Member of the Board of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
  • Member of the Board of the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

Ellen L. Baker

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Dutchess Community College Foundation-(Secretary 2015-present)
  • Member of the Poughkeepsie/Arlington Rotary Club-(President 2013-2014)
  • Lifetime Honorary Membership for the Anderson Center for Autism/Anderson Center Services, 2009

Former Member:

  • Board of Directors of The Southlands Foundation (Secretary 2002-2006)
  • Board of Trustees of the Anderson Educational Foundation (Chair 2000-2008)
  • Board of Directors of Children's Fund of the Astor Home

Scott D. Bergin

  • Member and past president and board member of the Rhinebeck Chamber of Commerce
  • Member and Chairman of the Rhinebeck Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Board of Directors, Astor Services for Children and Families/Astor Learning Center, secretary
  • Board of Trustees, Astor Services for Children and Families Foundation, secretary
  • Former member and officer of the Dutchess County SPCA
  • Former board member and coach for various youth hockey organizations

Richard R. DuVall

  • Member, president (2012-2013) Board of Directors for the Mill Street Loft
  • Advisor to Stringendo Orchestra School
  • Former trustee, Pleasant Valley Free Library

Lance N. Portman

  • East Fishkill Historical Society

Richard J. Olson

  • Member of the Board of Lutheran Care Network
  • Member of the Board of Counselors of the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie (2009-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie (2011-2016)
  • Vice president of the Board of Directors of the New Horizons Foundation
  • Former board member of Rehab Programs, Inc.
  • Former vice president of the Arlington Rowing Association

Matthew V. Mirabile

  • Member of Lions International
  • Member and past president of Cornwall Lions Club

Kimberly Hunt Lee

  • Member of the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Member of the Ambassadors Club of Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Beatrix Ferrand Garden Association

Past Community Involvement:

  • 40 Under 40 Committee, chair 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Community Foundation Garden Party, chair 2011, committee member 2010, 2012
  • Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award, committee member 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Family Fest, a production of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
  • Lobster Bake, a production of the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
  • United Way of Dutchess County Annual Campaign
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk
  • Abilities First Golf Committee
  • Golf Committee, Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Dutchess County
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors for the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Hospice, Inc.

Rebecca M. Blahut

  • Board of Trustees of Anderson Center for Autism & Anderson Center Services, Inc., Secretary (2015-2016), 1st Vice President (2016-present)
  • Board of Directors of Dutchess County Arts Council (2009-present), Chairperson (2012), Corporate Secretary (2010-2013)
  • Dutchess County Arts Council Golf Tournament Committee (2006-2009)
  • Dutchess County Bar Association, Treasurer (2006-2011)
  • Board of Directors of Quitman Resource Center for Preservation, Treasurer (2006-2008)
  • Board of Directors of Grace Smith House (2004-2007)
  • Community Foundation Garden Party Committee, Committee Member (2013-2014), Chairperson (2013)

Daniel C. Stafford

  • Member, Board of Directors, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, Abilities First
  • Habitat for Humanity, Newburgh, New York

Christina Piracci

  • Member, Junior League of Poughkeepsie
  • Member, Rebuilding Together Dutchess County Fund Development & Marketing Committee

Andrea l. Gellen

  • Mid Hudson Bike Club, Treasurer
  • Hackley School, Debate Team Coach
  • Greystone Programs, Inc., Board Member; Finance Committee Member

CORY A. POOLMAN

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center

Sarah N. Wilson

  • Barrett Art Center, Board of Directors
  • The Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Volunteer

Phillip Shatz

  • Founder and Trustee of Putnam Hospital Center
  • Chairman Putnam County Red Cross
  • Director of Mid-Hudson Legal Services, 1982
  • Trustee of Syracuse University Research Corp.
  • President of Syracuse University's Real Estate Investment Subsidiary
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Marist College School of Business

J. Joseph McGowan

  • Mount Saint Mary College (trustee 1980-1989, President's Roundtable 1989-present)
  • Astor Services for Children and Families (trustee 1989-present, board president 1992-2004)

Prior Boards Include:

  • Community Foundation of Dutchess County (board member 2000-2011, secretary 2006-2011)
  • Mid-Hudson Civic Center (board president 1984-1985)
  • Rehab programs
  • Georgetown University Alumni Association
  • City of Poughkeepsie Planning Board