BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ariel Aufgang, AIA, President 
Principal, Aufgang Architects
Fund Holder, Aufgang Family Charitable Foundation

Debra J. Thomas, PH.D, Vice President
Executive Director
Rockland Teachers’ Center Institute

Michael Di Bella, Secretary
Managing Partner
Accounting Solutions, LLC
Fund Holder, CVC Rotary Foundation

Don Karlewicz, CPA, Treasurer
PKF O’Connor Davies

Paul Adler, Esq.
Chief Strategy Officer
Rand Commercial
Fund Holder, Paul & Mary Adler Charitable Fund for Good

Joe Allen
Hudson Cove Group
Fund Holder, Boulder’s Community Fund, Nancy’s Place,
Suffrage Forward and
Tomorrow’s Hopes Fund

Lena Bodin
MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

People Resource Strategies

Barry J. Dorfman
Senior Sales Director
Hudson United Insurance Services

Michael M. Grant
Senior Management
Regional & Community Affairs
Orange & Rockland Utilities

Dennis J. Fleming*
Fund Holder, Fleming/Fleur Children’s Fund

Priscilla Karlewicz
Counselor N. Rockland HS

Ruby Kaur
Branch Manager
People’s United Bank

D. Scott Liebert
Certified Ins. Counselor
CIG Insurance

Carlos Martinez
CEO/Executive Director
BrIdges

Maddy Schiering
Principal
Sheer Strategy LLC

Judge William E. Sherwood
Arbitration, Mediation &
Dispute Resolution

Sonia Tracey, CPM
Former VP Procurement, M&T Bank

ADVISORY BOARD

Patrick Byrne, Chair
Fund Holder, Anne and Pat Byrne Charitable Trust

Rhea Vogel, Vice Chair*
President, 938 & 940 Amsterdam Corp.

Frank Borelli
Clarkstown Councilman
Partner, Ducey Insurance Agency

Simona Chazen, L.C.S.W.*
Psychotherapist
Fund Holder, Chazen Spirit of Rockland Scholarship

Phyllis B. Frank
Senior Director
VCS Inc.

Bill Madden
Director, External Affairs
SUEZ​

C. Scott Vanderhoef, Esq.
Former Rockland County Executive

Francis Pratt
Community Leader

Richard Yuen, CFP
Signature Award Reception Committee Chair

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Julie Sadowski 

LEGAL COUNSEL
Lawrence A. Codispoti, Esq.
Partner, Mandel, Katz &Brosnan, LLP

Immediate Past President
Emily Dominguez
Founder, BLU RIVER marketing
Deputy Mayor & Trustee,
Village of Haverstraw

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
Jennifer Reyes

*Founder