Leadership Council

Doug Bauer
Executive Director,
Clark Foundation

Melissa Beck
Executive Director,
The Educational Foundation of America

Thomas Blaney
Partner,
O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins, LLP

Helene Blieberg
Principal,
Co- Chair, Helene Blieberg Associates

Jack Bode
Nonprofit Advisor,
Co-Chair

Karen Brown
Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Learning
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Richard Brown
Vice President,
American Express Foundation

Kelley Buechel
CEO,
Sahler Research

Rohit Burman
Former Vice President, Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability,
MAC AIDS Fund

Casey Castaneda
National Head of Private Foundation Services,
JPMorgan Chase

Donna Colonna
Chief Executive Officer,
Services for the UnderServed

Don Crocker
Senior Fellow,
Support Center

Laura Cronin
Executive Director,
The New School

Robert M. Danzig
Principal Gifts Officer,
U.S. Trust

Jane Englebardt
Principal,
Upshot Advisors

Paul Gangsei
Special Counsel,
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Anne Green
Principal,
Griffin Green Consulting

Alisa Kesten
Executive Director
Volunteer New York!

Eddie LaPorte
Executive Director,
New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives at State of New Jersey

Diane Manning
Executive Director,
Co-Chair, JPMorgan Chase

Lakimja Mattocks
Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships and Learning,
Support Center

Matthew McCrosson
Partner,
O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins, LLP

Kim Mitchell
Vice President,
Npower Inc

Athena Moore
Director, Northern Manhattan Office,
Manhattan Borough President’s Office

Tonia Papke
President,
MDI Consulting

Donna Savitt
Human Resource Advisor,
HR Advisor, Volunteer

Ric Swierat
Retired Former Executive Director
Westchester ARC

Sharmila Thakkar
Philanthropy and Nonprofit Consultant,
SRT Advising & Consulting, LLC

Keith Timko
Executive Director,
Support Center