Karen Miller Installed as Chairperson of SUNY Orange Organization

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – The Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation of Orange County Community College unanimously approved its 2007 slate of officers during the organization’s January meeting.

The newly minted officer list includes: Karen Miller (SUNY Orange Class of 1971), of Frontier Communications, chairperson; Paula Osenni, of Ameriprise Financial Services, first vice chairperson; Nick Illobre (SUNY Orange Class of 1971), of Orange and Rockland, second vice chairperson, and Brenda Harburger, of Harburger/Scott Advertising, treasurer/secretary. Miller replaces former chairman Ralph Martucci Jr., who served in that capacity throughout the previous 10 years.

In addition, Brian J. Fuoco, of Central Hudson Gas and Electric, was elected to the Board of Directors. Fuoco earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce and economics from Niagara University and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. He has served on a number of local boards of directors, including the Salvation Army Advisory Board, United Way Evaluation Committee and the Hidden Harbor Yacht Club.

The Educational Foundation has been in existence since 1987 and is a not-for-profit corporation that awards more than $150,000 annually in scholarships to SUNY Orange students.

Photo: Ralph Martucci Jr. and Karen Miller









Newly elected Educational Foundation Chairperson Karen Miller, right, presents outgoing chairman Ralph Martucci Jr. with a plaque in recognition of his 10 years as the Educational Foundation Board's leader.


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