The Central New York Community Foundation board of directors recently elected two new members and appointed one new officer.
The following new members were appointed to serve their first three-year term:
Lisa Dunn Alford, Executive Director, ACR Health
Lisa is the executive director of ACR Health and formerly served as commissioner of the Department of Adult and Long-Term Care Services for Onondaga County where she held multiple leadership roles during her tenure. She has served on several nonprofit councils and boards including the Community Foundation’s Grants and Community Initiatives Committee, the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York, the American Heart Association, Elmcrest Children’s Center, The Women’s Fund of CNY and more. Lisa is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Martin A. Schwab, Trusts and Estates Tax Attorney, Bond, Schoeneck & King
Martin is a trusts and estates and tax attorney at Bond, Schoeneck & King. A graduate of Syracuse and Clarkson universities, he has served on several nonprofit boards and committees, including the Estate Planning Council of Central New York, Hospice of CNY (both operating and Foundation boards), Child Care Solutions, and The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County. He has also served in advisory capacities to the Community Foundation, the Upstate Foundation, Enable, and Francis House.
The Community Foundation also announced its slate of officers for the upcoming year:
Mark A. Fuller, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, United Radio, Inc., will serve as Treasurer.
Daniel Fisher, Former Executive Vice President, Welch Allyn, serves as Chair.
Bea González, Former Vice President for Community Engagement and Special Assistant to the Chancellor, Syracuse University, serves as Vice Chair.
Karin Sloan DeLaney, Esq., Principal, Sloan DeLaney P.C., serves as Compliance Officer.
The Central New York Community Foundation is a public charity established in 1927 that receives contributions from donors, manages them to grow over time and then distributes funding to local charities to help them thrive. It is the largest charitable foundation in Central New York with assets of nearly $400 million and has invested more than $250 million in community improvement projects since its inception. As a grantmaker, civic leader, convener and sponsor of strategic initiatives, the Community Foundation strives to strengthen local nonprofits, encourage better understanding of the region and address the most critical issues of our time.