Both Bring Strong Business Background and Commitment to Community to Board of Directors

PHOTO: Alan SeidmanMIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- The SUNY Orange Foundation has added two new members to its Board of Directors, tapping the business savvy and community commitment of A. Alan Seidman and Kathy Frommer to help the Foundation continue its critical work in support of the College.

Seidman (right), a former chairman of the Orange County Legislature (2002-06) who served as a county legislator for 19 years, is currently executive director of the Construction Contractors Association of the Hudson Valley. He is also holds membership of the boards of directors for the Orange County Partnership and Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress. He is an ex-officio board member for the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation.

Frommer (below) served as CEO and co-founder of CRS Retail Systems in Newburgh. She has served on the boards of directors of the Orange County Partnership, Orange Regional Medical Center and McQuade Children’s Services. She is currently serving in an advisory capacity to St. PHOTO: Kathy FrommerChristopher’s Children’s Services, and also holds membership on the Board of Directors for Bethel Woods.

Rich Rowley serves as chairman of the SUNY Orange Foundation board. The remainder of the board includes: Brenda Harburger (first vice chair), Derrik Wynkoop (second vice chair), Terry Saturno (treasurer/secretary), Vinnie Cazzetta (executive director), John D'Ambrosio, Michael DiTullo, Ruben Estrada, Nicholas Illobre, Robert E. Krahulik, Ralph Martucci Jr., Cathy McCarty, Karen C. Miller, Kunwar Nagpal, Paula Osenni, John F. Rath, Bill Richards (SUNY Orange president), Helen G. Ullrich, Jill Varricchio and Jodie Yankanin.

The SUNY Orange Foundation was established in 1987 as a not-for-profit corporation. The Foundation partners with the College, working in the community to generate funds and build resources that will enhance the learning opportunities for students and the community-at-large. For more information about the Foundation, contact Cazzetta at (845) 341-4726.

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