Board of Directors

Executive Committee

June K. Blanc
Chair
Eric D. Eller
Vice-Chair Finance and Treasurer
Gregory Bassuk
Vice Chair Community Impact and Marketing
Jeannette Warner
Vice Chair At Large and Chair Advocacy Committee
Bud Hammer
Vice Chairs Resource Development
Maria M. Trusa
Vice Chairs Resource Development
Michael J. Piazza, Jr.
Vice Chair At Large
Kenneth J. Gould
Vice Chair Administration
David M. Yawman
Immediate Past Chair of the Board and Nominating Committee Chair
Aleida M. Frederico
Secretary
Faith Ann Butcher
Acting Chief Impact Officer
Carlene Gentilesco
Chief Operating Officer
Donald Calabrese
Vincent D’Ambroso
Charles Dorst
Taryn Duffy
Nan Hayworth
Stephen Hunter
J. Matthew Lyness
Kate McDonough
William Mooney, III
Jeff Paraschac
Ingrid Richards
Mecca Santana
Veronica Shipp
Maria Trusa
Janet Walker
Frederick Wiener
Joanne Wright
Margaret Tramontine

 

Board Members

Don Calabrese, Entergy Nuclear, retired
Vincent D’Ambroso, Business Development Officer, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
Charles Dorst, Community Leader
Taryn Duffy, Director of Public Affairs, Empire City Casino
Nan Hayworth, M.D., Former U.S. Representative
Stephen K. Hunter, Community Leader
Matthew Lyness, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey Capital Markets
Kate McDonough, Community Leader
William Mooney III, Esq., Signature Bank
Jeffrey Paraschac, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, PURE
Ingrid Richards, Assistant Village Manager for Scarsdale
Lawrence A. Ruggieri, Director, Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
Mecca E. Santana, Esq., Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement, Westchester Medical Center Health Network
Veronica H. Shipp, Ph.D., Community Leader
Janet Walker, Community Leader
Frederick P. Wiener, Esq., Attorney and Community Leader
Joanne E. Wright, Vice President, Supply Chain, IBM

June K. Blanc

Chair

Community Leader

Eric D. Eller

Vice-Chair Finance and Treasurer

President, African American Men of Westchester, Inc.

Gregory Bassuk

Vice Chair Community Impact and Marketing

Esq., Managing Director, FS Investments

Jeannette Warner

Vice Chair At Large and Chair Advocacy Committee

Esq., Attorney & Community Leader

Bud Hammer

Vice Chairs Resource Development

General Manager, Atlantic Westchester, Inc.

Maria M. Trusa

Vice Chairs Resource Development

CEO, Formé Medical Center & Urgent Care

Michael J. Piazza, Jr.

Vice Chair At Large

Commissioner, Putnam County Departments of Mental Health, Social Services and Youth Bureau

Kenneth J. Gould

Vice Chair Administration

Esq., Partner, Marcus, Gould & Sussman

David M. Yawman

Immediate Past Chair of the Board and Nominating Committee Chair

Esq., Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo

Aleida M. Frederico

Secretary

Senior Vice President, TD Bank

Faith Ann Butcher

Acting Chief Impact Officer

Be part of the solution.

Faith Ann Butcher has been the Acting Chief Impact Officer of United Way of Westchester and Putnam since May 2019. She started with United Way in August 2018 as a Senior Director of Relationship Management. Her solution-oriented approach, with her understanding the direct connection between funding and programs and marketing, has made her an asset to many aspects of the organization.

An award-winning journalist, Faith has a unique background that includes experience in government as well as the nonprofit and business sectors and being an entrepreneur. She is the former executive director for Community Cares and an active community leader, who is the immediate past chairwoman for The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce. Faith was previously responsible for the communications of the Putnam County Executive, production manager for Halston Media and chief operations officer for Examiner Media.

Faith has been recognized as part of the 2013 Class of the Business of Westchester’s Rising Stars 40 under Forty as well as the 2014 class of the Putnam Chambers of Commerce’s 40 under 40 Trailblazers. She has also won journalism awards from the Fair Media Council the New York Press Association.

 

Carlene Gentilesco

Chief Operating Officer

Donald Calabrese

Vincent D’Ambroso

Charles Dorst

Taryn Duffy

Nan Hayworth

Stephen Hunter

J. Matthew Lyness

Kate McDonough

William Mooney, III

Jeff Paraschac

Ingrid Richards

Mecca Santana

Veronica Shipp

Maria Trusa

Vice Chair, Resource and Development

Janet Walker

Frederick Wiener

Joanne Wright

Margaret Tramontine