Our Trustees

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Our Board of Trustees is made up of effective, generous community leaders who have been selected for their wisdom and experience. They develop the vision for growth and sustainability, invest and administer Foundation funds, and oversee the activities of the Community Grants Committee, Finance Committee, Investment Committee, and Development and Marketing Committee, so that Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley can flourish.

Board of Trustees


Kimberley S. Williams
Williams Lumber & Home Centers

Vice Chair – Audit 
Brenda K. Santoro, CPA
D'Arcangelo & Co., LLP

Vice Chair - Development
Thomas J. Murphy
M&T Bank

Vice Chair – Finance & Treasurer
William A. Brenner, CPA
Citrin Cooperman

Vice Chair – Investments
Steven R. Tinkelman, AIA
Tinkelman Architecture

Vice Chair - Governance and Assistant Secretary
Ann Chambers Meagher

Vice Chair - Grants
Jeffrey D. Wood
Ulster Savings Bank

Vice Chair – Dutchess
Charles A. Freni, Jr.
Central Hudson

Vice Chair – Putnam
Nathaniel S. Prentice
Altium Wealth Management

Vice Chair – Ulster
Darlene L. Pfeiffer
Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise Owner

Peter Krulewitch
Kingston Investors



Aziz M. Ahsan, Esq.
Ahsan & Associates, PLLC

Mellany Bagtas, CRPC, CFP
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Ellen L. Baker, Esq.
McCabe & Mack LLP

Peter J. Brent, CFP
Brent Financial Group LLC

Eleanor Charwat
Community Volunteer

Yu-Shin Chen
Dunkin' Donuts Franchise Owner

James F. Davenport
Rondout Savings Bank

Michael E. Fleischer
Community Volunteer

Cora M. Mallory-Davis
Community Volunteer

Kevin Hamilton

Kenneth Kearney
The Kearney Realty & Development Group

Chip Simon, CFP
Taconic Advisors, Inc.

Arthur R. Upright