Catholic Charities’ Annual Board Meeting Elects New Members

CC 1440073104499 4083474 ver1.0 300x300 - Catholic Charities’ Annual Board Meeting Elects New MembersFollowing their Annual Meeting, Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2021.

“As our Board of Directors plans for the future of Catholic Charities, I am pleased to welcome these men and women to our governance team. I look forward to what they will bring to the table as we work toward a just and poverty-free community,” said Greg Stewart, Chair of the Board.

Elected for their first term are:

Carol Brady, Coordinator for the Notre Dame Athletic Association;

Aimee Churchill, Attorney;

George Maloney, Retired Owner of Pal’s Sports Center;

Jeffrey Schmidt, Patent Attorney at Corning Incorporated;

Gordon Schuehler, CPA at Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP and

Doris Smith, Registered Nurse, and Owner of Sarah’s Majestic Gifts, LLC.

Additionally, the officers of the 2021 Board are:

Gregory Stewart, Chair and Owner of Stewart Agency, Inc. and

      Stewart Advisory Services;

Ron Allison, Vice-Chair and retired from Chemung Canal Trust Company;

Bruce Boughton, Treasurer and Branch Manager for Chemung Canal

      Trust Company;

Jeffry Sobkowski, Secretary and retired from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield.

The following members were elected to continue their terms on the Board:

Kurt Bartenstein, Regional Business Development Manager, Empower Federal

      Credit Union;

Rev. Dr. Betsey Crimmins, Retired, First Presbyterian Church;

Jeff Richards, Retired, Elmira Star-Gazette;

James Siconolfi, Retired, Elmira College;

Dawn Siglin, Mortgage Sales Manager, Elmira Savings Bank;

Clare van den Blink, Chief Information Officer, The Hilliard Corporation; and Mary Vosburgh, Vice President of Nursing, Arnot Health.

Nancy Koons, Executive Director of Catholic Charities stated, “The mission and the work of Catholic Charities in the communities of Chemung and Schuyler Counties continues, uninterrupted, throughout the pandemic; likewise, the wisdom, leadership and support of the Board has been unwavering. We are thrilled to welcome our new Board Members on this ongoing journey of working to reduce poverty, promote wellness and self-sufficiency, and advocate for those in need.”